HERB GLOSSARY

Our Herbal Glossary is a great place to learn how an herb may be helpful for an ailment and what its healing properties are .


 Always check with your healthcare provider before using herbal products. This is for educational purposes only. 

  • Alfalfa Leaf - Medicago sativa

    Optimal well-being;nutritive, phytoestrogen, antiatherosclerotic

    May be useful as a diuretic, and for inflammation. High mineral and vitamin content, rich in protien and trace minernals.

  • Angelica Root - Angelica Archangelica

    Gastrointestinal system; carminative, stomachic, anti-microbial, emmenagogue, diuretic, expectorant, antispasmodic

    May be useful for indgestion, gas and colic.

  • Artichoke Leaf Cynara scolymus

    Cardio & circulation; helps maintain established normal cholesterol levels, liver function

    Hepatic, cholagogue, choleretic, hepatoprotective, antioxidant, hypocholesterolemic,

  • Ashwagandha - Withania Somnifera

    Energy & vitality; stress, exhaustion

    Be useful as sedative, hypotensive, anti-inflammatory, immunomodulation, adaptogenic, tonic, and antispasmodic.

  • Astragalus Root - Astragalus membranaceus

    Immune support; immunomodulator, antioxidant, hepatoprotective, adaptogen, diuretic

    May be useful for colds, flu, angina, hypertension, hepatitis, fatigue, and asthma.

  • Bladderwrack Fucus - Vesiculosus

    Endocrine system; diuretic, mucilaginous, nutritional

    Highn in minerals & trace elements; may be useful for an underactive thyroid glands, goiter

  • Blessed Thistle - Cnicus benedictus

    Optiamal Well - Being; bitter tonic

    May aid with colic, gas, loose stools, gallbladder & lack of appetite.

  • Boneset - Eupatorium Perfoliatum

    Stimulating diaphoretic, cholagogue, antispasmodic, diuretic

    May aid in influenza, colds with night sweats.

  • Burdock - Arctium lappa

    Cleanse & Detoxify; alterative, antibacterial, anitfungal, anti-inflammatory, diuretic, digestive stimulant, promotes blood & lymph circulation, liver tonic

    May aid in stimulating the liver, gallbladder, kidneys, skin, digestion & lymphatic system.

  • Calendula - Calendula Cfficinalis

    Immune support; antiseptic, anti-inflammatory, antiviral, demulcent, lymphagogue

    Aids in healling wounds, burns, burises, boils, rashes & supports normal connective tissue

  • Califorina Poppy- Eschscholzia Californica

    Nervous system; calming

    May be useful for insomina, Stress, anxiety, antispasmodic,and as a mild anodyne.

  • Catnip - Nepeta Cataria

    Nervous system; calming

    May aid as a relaxing diaphoretic, antispasmodic, carminative, emmenagogue, and nervine.

  • Chamomile - Matricaria Recutita

    Nervous system; calming, antispasmodic, anti-inflammatory, anti-allergenic, antibacterial, antifungal

    May be helpful for menstural cramps, colic and teething in babies, fevers, indigestion, gas. Externally for burns ulcers and wounds.

  • Chaste Tree Berries - Vitex Agnus Castus

    Reproductive system

    May be helful for PMS, ednometriosis, menstural cramps, uterine fibroids, and hot flashes.

  • Chickweed - Stellaria media

    Optimal well - being; nutritious, demulcent, diuretic

    May aid with hemorrhoids, cuts, wounds, burns

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