Herbs for Health
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Angelica - Lower menopausal symptoms. Anti-inflammatory. Asthma. Arthritis. Relax blood vessels; lowering blood pressure.
 
Anise - Stimulant, promote digestion and appetite; relieve flatulence. Additive to other medicines to improve taste.
 
Arnica - Antiseptic, pain-killing properties. Use for overexertion with sore muscles, sleeplessness, trauma.  Good for healing bruises.
 
Astragalus Root - For frequent colds/upper respiratory infections like bronchitis. Used in digestive formulas.
 
Balsam Fir Needles - Antiseptic and stimulant. Used for chest infections such as bronchitis, and urinary tract conditions.
 
Barberry - Used for back pain resulting from kidney ailment. Disinfectant. Helps relieve pain during urinary infections.
 
Bearberry - Used for kidney and bladder infections, kidney stones, nephritis, diabetes, and hemorrhoids. Strenthens the heart muscle, helps disorders of the spleen, liver, pancreas, bronchitis, gonorrhea, diarrhea, and to stop bleeding.
 
Calendula Petals - Heals wounds, ulcers. Antiseptic, and improves blood flow to the affected area.
 
Catnip - Tonic; Fever, Colic Indegestion, Flatulence.
 
Chamomile Flower - Soothing, sedative. Treats indigestion.
 
Cherry, Wild Bark - Sedative action, coughs, bronchitis. Improves digestion. Cold infusion. Good for eye inflammation. Astringent in diarrhea.
 
Chickweed - Anti-inflammatory properties. Reduces enlarged glands, nasal congestion. Lower blood lipids. Bronchitis. Circulatory problems.
 
Cloves - Tooth pain. Ground cloves calms stomach, relieves gas.
 
Coltsfoot Leaf - To disperse illness. Pain relief. Cough remedy.
 
Comfrey Leaf - Highly nutritious. Soothes stomach. Heals sprains, strains, fractures, sores. Good for rheumatism.
 
Damiana Leaf - Aphrodisiac. Improves digestion. Relieves coughs.
 
Dandelion Leaf - Tonic. Highly nutritious. Mild laxative. Treats skin disorders.
 
Echinacea - Reduces cold symptoms. Relieve pain. Reduce inflammation. Hormonal, antiviral, and antioxidant effect.
 
Elder Berries - Diaphoretic break fevers. Aids in urinary complaints, rheumatic complaints, colds and flu symptoms.
 
Epsom Salts - Use as a purge. Reduces inflammation.
 
Eucalyptus - Great healing properties. Kills germ infections. Eases lung congestion. Heart stimulant. Healing.
 
Fennel Seed - Flavoring agent. Aids digestion, weight loss. Relieves gas. Use for vitality, sexual virility.
 
Feverfew - Reduces blood pressure. Digestive Aid. Reduces inflammation. Tranquilizing effect. Sleep aid. Chronic migraine relief.
 
Flax Seed Oil - Omega-3 Fatty Acid. Helps support the cardiovascular system, digestive health, joint health.
 
Galangal Root - Cleanses system. Flatulent colic. Take at the onset of colds. Aphrodisiac.
 
Garlic - Use for colds, flu, infection. Reduces blood pressure, cholesterol.
 
Ginkgo Leaf - Impotence, allergies. Treatment of arterial insufficiency. Vertigo, tinnitus, headache, short-term memory. Improves nerve impulses. Increases alpha wave rhythms and decreases theta rhythms.
 
Ginseng - Rejuvenation. Longevity. Sexual potency. Antidepressant. Good for blood pressure, degestion.
 
Hawthorn Berries - Long-term treatment for a weak or failing heart. Beneficial effect on cardiac arrhythmias, extrasystoles and paroxysmal tachycardia. Diuretic, and astringent. Helps ease sore throats.
 
Hibiscus Flower - Aphrodisiac. Antisposmodic. Relieves itchy skin, stomach problems.
 
Horehound - Ease bronchitis, colds, flu. Expectorant.
 
Juniper Berries - Relieves digestion problems, cramps, arthritis. Diuretic.
 
Kava Kava Root - Aphrodisiac.
 
Kelp Granules - In baths it tones, hydrates, clears the skin. Good source of Magnesium, Calcium, Iron, Phosphorus, Potassium, vitamins, amino acids. Has over 60 minerals. Rich in iodine, tocopherol.
 
Lavender Flowers - Relieves stomach problems, nausea and vomiting.
 
Lemon Balm - Strengthens the immune system. Relaxes and restores the nervous system. Good sleeping aid. Also good for fainting, hysteria, and migraines.
 
Lemongrass - Drink before bed to induce sleep. The infusion is also used to loosen mucous, to treat fevers, cramps, and stress. It is also an antibacterial.
 
Licorice - Use for adrenal deficiency, endocrine support, stress, fatigue, blood sugar, allergies, coughs, colds. Avoid during pregnancy.
 
Lobelia - Powerful relaxant. Treats bronchitis, coughs, migraines. It is a tobacco deterrent.
 
Low John Root - Calms the stomach.
 
Marshmallow - Treats asthma, bronchitis, colds. It is an expectorant, good for coughs, laryngitis, pleurisy, gastritis, colitis, diuretic, cystitis.
 
Meadowsweet - Use for pain relief, diarrhea and other digestive upsets, colds, flues, muscle aches, heartburn, and fever reducing.
 
Milk Thistle - Protect the liver, treats varicose veins, menstrual difficulty, and congestion in the liver, spleen and kidneys. Increases breast milk.
 
Mistletoe - (Berries are Poison) - Treats hypertension, epilepsy, menstrual problems, headache, and circulation.
 
Mullein Leaf - Treats lung ailments, diarrhea, hemorrhoids.
 
Nettles Leaf - Highly nutritive.  Use for anemia, skin disorders and allergies.  Restores health.
 
Nutmeg - Use small doses (POISON). Increase appetite, aids digestion.
 
Orange Peel - Prevents indigestion, lowers cholesterol. It is an anti-cancer agent. Used for colds and flu. Prevents food-related illnesses.
 
Oregano Oil, Wild Mediterranean - Antiviral, antibiotic, antiparasitic.  Great for colds, flu.
 
Orris Root - Diuretic. Treats bronchitis, coughs, sore throat.
 
Osha Root - Use for indigestion, upper respiratory infections. Induces sweating, to prevent the development of a full-blown cold or flu.  Good for coughs.
 
Passion Flower - Relieves nerve pain. Good for seizures, hysteria. Aids in restful sleep. Claming, soothing, aids in emotional balance.
 
Pau d'Arco - Used for cancer. Antivirul, relieves pain, kills germs, increases the flow of urine.
 
Pennyroyal Leaf - Repels insects. Calms itch. Relieves nausea. Antiseptic. Use for colds. Stimulates Menses.
 
Peppermint Leaf - Tonic for upset stomach, heartburn, nausea, colds, flu. Calming, promotes sleep.
 
Pomegranates - Seeds and skin is used to increase fertility.
 
Raspberry Leaf - Good for kidneys, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting. Calming.
 
Red Rose Buds & Petals - Good for headache. Helps with dizziness, good for the heart, nerves.
 
Rose Hips - Vitamin C source. Good for colds, flu. It is a mild laxative. Heals achne.
 
Sage Leaf - Tonic, antiperspirant, good for wounds, digestion, muscle and joint pain. Gargle for colds and fever.
 
Sandlewood Chips - Good for bruises, indigestion, healing.
 
Scullcap - Tranquilizer, insomnia sedative, drug and alcohol withdrawal, PMS.
 
Slippery Elm Powder - Demulcent, diuretic, emollient.  Soothes inflamed skin and wounds.
 
Solomon's Seal - Antibacterial, aphrodisiac, poultice for bruises, inflamations, and sores.
 
Spearmint - Relieves indigestion, flatulence, vomiting, and colic.  Mild diuretic, anti-inflammatory, and a fever reducer.
 
Spirulina - Aids in detoxifying.  A source of B vitamins, B12, and E.
 
St. John's Wort - Immune system stimulant.  Good for insomnia, headache, colds, and cramps.
 
Thyme Leaf - Aphrodisiac, loosens phlegm, combats bronchial spasms.  Antiseptic.  Used for embalming corpses.
 
Valerian Root - Sleep aid.  Reduces blood pressure.
 
Vervain - Use for minor pains.
 
Wheat Grass - Hemoglobin production.  Prevents tooth decay.  Neutralizes toxins, carsinogens.
 
Woodruff - Said to have healing effect on cuts and woulds.  Said to be useful for removing bliary obstructions of the liver.
 
Wormwood - (POISON) - Small doses.  Cardiac stimulant.  Expels intestinal worms.