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The Healing Properties of Herbs
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There are many ways to use herbs for healing.  Infusions can be used as a tea, or applied as a compress.  An infusion can also be made into a "bathbag", which is similar to a giant teabag, that you fill with herbs, and pop into the bath with you.  (a similar effect can be achieved by tying the bag over the shower nozzle and allowing the water to run through it).  Herbs can be made into poultices, tinctures, ointments, herbal bags to wear  and assorted other uses. 

It is always best to visit a doctor and have them diagnose the problem first however, as they have the medical training to be able to diagnose problems which many of us "laymen" do not.  It is important to remember that some herbs are poisonous, and cannot be ingested.  These herbs may have excellent healing properties when used as a poultice, but can be nasty (and sometimes fatal) if made into a tea.  If you are not sure, please consult a herbalist or naturopath. 

The safest way to prepare herbal teas is to purchase the ready made teas from a heath food shop.  They usually have the dosage and method for preparation written on the box, which is safer than guessing for yourself.  Another thing to consider is those herbal teas are produced under sterile conditions, as they are to be consumed, many herbs you see in "new age" shops are not made for consumption (may not have been handled with gloves, not weighed in sterile scales etc)
 

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This is a guide to the therapeutic qualities attributed to herbs.  It is intended for study purposes only, and is not a guide on self medication or healing.  Please consult a doctor if you have a medical condition. 
The Author is not responsible or any injury or harm suffered as a result of the use of any of this information.

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Herbal remedies usually take longer to take effect than "Normal" medicine, but it produces little to no side effects and will mend your body in a more harmonious way. I am sure you've heard of Women who have taken antibiotics for something only to end up with thrush  or a stomach upset because the drug didn't just kill off the nasty bacteria, it killed off ALL the bacteria, including the Good bacteria we need in our body.

To start off with, I'd like to remind everyone that some herbs can be dangerous even fatal if not prepared the right way.  The herbs and herbal preparations listed in these posts have come from books, e-mails from other mailing lists, and "old wives tale" type herbal remedies that I have heard over the years.  I have listed the books I have used as reference books at the bottom of this.

I think it is safest to buy already prepared teas, or packaged herbs if you aren't familiar with herbs yourself.  Unless you know what you are doing, it isn't advisable to pick a plant from the park across the road and make a tea from it.  Be careful where you buy herbs from.  Don't buy herbs you plan to ingest from a "new age" type shop, unless you can be sure they have been treated properly while packaging.  As many new age shops (myself included) actually tell people not to ingest their herbs, because the scales they use aren't sterile, or the packaging they use isn't sterile.  Teas you buy already packaged from a company (Even if it is loose herb, not tea bags) are usually (well they should be) packaged under strict health regulations, and can therefore be reasonably expected to be clean and safe to ingest.

I'd also like to mention that while I believe natural medicine is the way to go, please do not throw away your "normal" medicines and use herbal treatments when you are taking serious medication.  It is always best to seek professional medical advice, even if you then ignore the drugs they give you and treat yourself with the herbal remedies.. but at least you'll have their diagnosis... that's why doctors go to school for many years!

How To Use Herbs
There are many different ways to get these healing herbs into our bodies.. Some methods work better than others for particular ailments, and some herbs cannot be used in some ways.  I'll explain the main methods for use:

Infusion
Infusions are basically a herbal tea.  You let the herb steep in hot or cold water for a while, then either reheat and drink, or drink it cool.  You can use infusions in a bath, as a wash and for many other uses.

Method #1
- Hot - Infuse 1 heaped teaspoon of dry herbs with one cup of boiling water.  Steep for approx. 3-5 mins, and strain.
- Cold - put 1 heaped teaspoon of dry herbs in 1 cup of cold water and soak for 8-10 hours, strain and slightly warm before drinking.

Method #2 - (Chinese method) If you are using oyster shell, dragon bone or other minerals you have to add them to 6 cups of boiling water, simmer for 30 mins.  If you have no minerals, or after the minerals have simmered for 30 mins, add your heavy roots and bark and simmer for another 20-30 mins. Then add any lighter twigs, fruits and leaves, simmer for another 10-15 mins.  Finally remove from the heat and add any leaves and flowers, cover and steep for 10-20 mins.  Strain, it's ready to drink.

Method #3 - Steep 2 teaspoons of dry herbal mixture in 2 cups of boiling water for 10-15 mins.

Method #4 - Steep ½ oz - 1oz dried herbal mixture to 1 pint  (600ml) of water for 10-20 mins, then strain and drink.


Decoction
A Decoction is used when a plant is not soluble in hot or cold water but will be released by simmering.  This is used for roots, heavy wooden plants. Make sure you don't use an aluminium saucepan, as the metal will leech into the tea.  Glass or ceramic is best.

Method #1 - Use 1teaspoon dried plant matter to 1 cup of water. Simmer for 5-20 mins.  5 minutes for shredded plant, and 20 mins for larger pieces. Strain while hot.  Drink.

Method #2 - Use a handful of fresh herb, or 1 teaspoon of dried herb, simmer for 30 mins in 1cup of water.

Method # 3 - Take 30g (1oz) dried herbal mixture and 500ml (16floz) cold water in a pan.  Bring to the boil and simmer for 10-15 mins.


Compress
Also called Fomentation.  This is used when the herbs are too strong to ingest, as the skin allows a smaller amount of the herb to be absorbed slowly by the body.

Method - Make a herbal infusion/decoction and soak a face cloth, or cotton cloth in this.  Squeeze out excess liquid, and apply to the effected area.


Capsules
Capsules are used when the plant is unpalatable to take as a tea, or for herbs which require small doses.  You can purchase empty capsules from most health food shops.

Method - Capsules come in 3 sizes, "0", "00", "000" being small, medium (normal) and large.  A medium capsule will hold approx ½ teaspoon of herb. Fill the capsule with powdered herb.  1 capsule is equivalent to 1 cup of herbal tea.


Bolus
A bolus is a suppository made from adding powdered herbs to cocoa butter to form a thick paste, which is then refrigerated.  Once the bolus is hardened, bring it to room temperature, and it is ready to use.  The cocoa butter will melt with the body heat releasing the herbs.  You might like to wear old underwear to prevent staining as the bolus melts.

Extracts
These are made to treat ailments such as strained muscles, arthritis or inflammation.  It is similar to a tincture, but may be made using oil, vinegar or alcohol.

Method - Place 4oz of dried herbs of 8oz of fresh herb into a jar.  Add 1 pint of Vinegar, alcohol or Vegetable oil.  Shake the jar twice a day for 4 days for powdered herb, or 15 days for  hole/chopped/sliced etc. herbs. Vitamin E or wheatgerm oil can be added to oil based extracts to help
preserve them.
Ointments
Ointments are used when the active principles of the herb are needed for longer periods of time, such as muscular aches.
Method #1 - Take 1 - 2 heaped tablespoons of herb and bring to the boil in vaseline, stir then strain.  Use cold.

Method #2 - Melt ¼ cup each of beeswax and vegetable oil in a double boiler until the wax is molten.  Add a tablespoon of herbal extract (in an oil base), herbal infused oil or essential oils.  If you wish to use herbs, use 1 tablespoon of dried herb, and strain through a heated metal strainer.


Oils
Oils are used when ointments or compresses are not practical.  Always store your oils in amber glass bottles to prevent sunlight from reacting with the oils.

Method - Take 2 oz plant matter to 1 pint of oil.  Leave this to stand for 4 days.  If you want this process to happen quickly, you can heat the oil in a saucepan for 1 hour.  A small amount of Vitamin E or Wheatgerm oil can be added to help preserve the oil.


Poultice
A poultice is made from warm mashed herbs, which are applied directly to the skin.  Used for inflammation, bites, boils, abscesses etc.  You should apply oil to the area before applying the poultice.

Method #1 - Add hot water, apple cider vinegar, herbal tea, liniment or tincture to the desired herbs, and mash them into a paste.

Method #2 - In a saucepan bring water to the boil, suspend a sieve over the pan, and place into the sieve the fresh or dried herbs you will be using. Steam, these for a few minutes.  Spread the softened herbs onto a cloth and apply to the affected area.  Cover the compress with a bandage and leave for 2 hours.


Salve
A salve is similar to an ointment

Method - Take dried or fresh herbs and cover with water.  Bring to the boil and then simmer for 30 mins.  Strain and add to an equal amount of vegetable oil.  Simmer until the remaining water has evaporated from the oil.  Add enough beeswax to give the salve a thick consistency (Remembering that it hardens as it cools) and pour into a jar.


Syrup
Syrups are used for coughs, congestion, sore throats etc.

Method #1 - Take 2 oz herb and boil in 1 quart of water until it has reduced to about 1 pint.  While still warm ass 2 oz of honey and/or glycerine..

Method #2 - Take 600ml (1 pint) boiling water and 900g (2 lb) of sugar. Bring this to the boil.  Take off the heat, stir in tincture (3 parts syrup to 1 part tincture)

Tincture
Tinctures are similar to extracts but are made using alcohol, allowing it to keep for longer periods of time.  People with weak digestion may have trouble with tinctures.
Method #1 - Combine 4oz of powdered or chopped herb with 1 pint of alcohol (Vodka, brandy, Gin, Rum etc.) Shake daily for 2 weeks, strain and bottle.

Method #2 - Take a jar and place the dried herbal mixture into the bottom. Add alcohol to cover the herbs plus 1 inch.  Leave sit for 2 weeks, strain.


Herbal Bath
A herbal bath is goof for fevers and stress related conditions.  A foot bath can be made for soaking tired sore feet, or for food conditions such a tinea, athletes foot and corns.

 
Method - Steep 200g of dried herb in cold water for 12 hours.  Heat the infusion and then add it to your bath water.  For a foot bath, steep 50g of herb with the method above, and add to a bucket of water.


Inhalation
Place 50g of dried herb in a bowl or in the sink.  Pour a litre of boiling water over the herbs.  Cover your head with a towel and hang your head over the bowl/sink to inhale the steam.

Eardrops
Slice garlic and place in a small amount of olive oil.  Add a few lavender flowers.  Leave sit for 2 hours then strain.  Warm 1 tsp of oil by placing it over a cup of hot water.  Put few drops into the ear and plug with cotton wool.


ok  here comes the warning bit for herbal medicine...

You should never self diagnose or self prescribe....Doctors go to school for many years to learn how to do that properly (Well, most do), and there are mistakes that can be made... However, I realise that you will anyway, I just thought I'd tell you not to... :)  Please remember the following points though:
 

  • Herbal healing does *NOT* work on the theory that if a bit is good, lots must be better.  In fact, they usually work in reverse.  If a bit of a herb helps flatulence for example, a lot of the herb could cause flatulence.
  • Some herbs should be used in moderation, as large amounts can become poisonous or have side effects.  These herbs are best used in small amounts over short periods of time.
  • Some herbs are poisonous if taken internally, and should be used externally only.
  • Some herbs have "Contraindications"  - Basically these are times when it is advisable not to use the herb.  The usual Contraindications are Pregnancy, High or Low Blood pressure, Epilepsy, Kidney Problems and Heart problems.  These contraindications depend on the particular herb, for example Juniper is contraindicated for people with Kidney problems, Rosemary is contraindicated for people with Heart conditions, High Blood pressure, Epilepsy and pregnancy.  (I am still working on finding a good list of these)
  • Some herbs should not be used if you are currently on medication ("drugs" or homoeopathic medicine)
  • Buying herbal teas from a healthfood shop is probably the best way to go, as they usually have the dosages on the box, and any safety data you need. Remember too though, that you don't have to ingest the herb for it to work.. and that many ailments are better treated with a poultice or other method, rather than ingesting them.
  • It helps to know about the herb before you are going to use it..  It's side effects, what it is also used for and how it works.  Then you can begin to understand the powers of the herb, and why it should or shouldn't be used.  For example, Rosemary.. Rosemary is a stimulating herb, which is why it is good for memory, but bad if you have high blood pressure.  It is also an emmenagogue (A drug or agent that induces or hastens menstrual flow) which is good if you have late periods due to stress or other factors, but bad for pregnancy (as it could cause miscarriage).


To find information about the individual herbs online, search using google, or some other search engine for the herb you are after... or try searching for "Herbal healing".  A useful site might be the culpepper's herbal book online: http://www.bibliomania.com/2/1/66/113/frameset.html


Contraindications
This isn't a complete list - So I urge you to be very cautious with herbs. This is a list of the contraindications I know about.  Some have come from an Aromatherapy book. so I am not sure if they apply to herbs, but it is better to be safe than sorry.

There is an enormous list of contraindications here:
http://www.pagansonline.com/pagansonline/herbmedcontra1.htm

Pregnancy - Feverfew, Rosemary, Horsetail, Bay, Motherwort, Mugwort, Myrrh, Parsley, Pennyroyal, Sage, Goldenseal, Aloes, Autumn crocus, Barberry, Juniper, Male fern, Mandrake, Poke root, Rhubarb, Rue, Southernwood, Thuja, Wormwood, blue cohosh (Except final month), Angelica, Star Anise, Basil, celery, cinnamon leaf, Citronella, clary sage, Clove Cypress, Cumin, Fennel, Hyssop, jasmine, Labdanum, Lovage, Marjoram, Nutmeg, Peppermint, Rose, Snakeroot, Tarragon, Thyme, Uva Ursi, Periwinkle, Mistletoe, Burdock, Dogbane, Wild Indigo,

Heart conditions - Hawthorn (Which I have also seen as good for heart ailments...), Hyssop, Mint, Ma Huang, Licorice, Horsetail, Horse Chestnut, Guarana, Ginseng, Yohimbe, Ashwagandha, Buckthorn, Cascara Sagrada, Lobelia, Wormwood

High Blood Pressure - Black Pepper, Hyssop, Lemon, lemongrass, Nutmeg, Rosemary, Sage, Thyme,

Low Blood Pressure - Chamomile, Lemonbalm, Lavender, Marjoram, Ylang Ylang

Depression - Hops, Valerian (If used for long periods of time)

Diabetes - Angelica (it increases the sugar in blood), (Juniper and Elecampane both contain insulin - so these might be contraindicated too), Chromium, Chromium Picolinate, Licorice, Gymne Sylvestre, Fenugreek, Ginseng,

Use Sparingly - Goldenseal, Echinacea, Horseradish, Wormwood, Horehound (It has a laxative effect), Burdock.

Not for internal use - Witchhazel, Thuja, Arnica

Ulcers - Horseradish

Not to be taken with meals - Rue

Kidney disease/complaints -Goldenrod, Horsetail, Juniper Berries, Uva Ursi, Yohimbe, Periwinkle

Homoeopathy (These react with some treatments) - Black pepper, Camphor, Eucalyptus, Peppermint

Avoid use with alcohol - Aniseed, Clary Sage, Fennel, Valerian, St. John's Wort, Kava Kava, Hop Flowers

Epilepsy - fennel, Hyssop, Sage, Rosemary, Evening Primrose, Milk Thistle, Wormwood, Horse Chestnut, Periwinkle, Lobelia, Ma Huang,

Not on broken skin - Arnica


A|B|C|D|E|F|G|H|I|J|K|L|M|N|P|R|S|T|U|V|W
A

Abrasions
Yarrow, Aloe Vera, Jojoba, Myrrh, Oak bark.

Abscesses
Black walnut, Fenugreek, St John's wort, Violet.

Acidity - Neutralise
Slippery elm (Stomach), Spikenard (Uric), Wormwood (Stomach), Fennel (Stomach), Garlic and Onion (Skin after bites), Licorice (Stomach).

Acne
Burdock, Cleavers, Dandelion, Echinacea, Red Clover, Yellow Dock, Chickweed, Elderflower, Marigold, Goldenseal, Marshmallow, Sarsaparilla, Clove, Chamomile, Sage, Juniper, Lavender, Lemon, Lemongrass, Lime, Peppermint, Rosemary, Aloe Vera, Black Walnut, Burdock, Jojoba, Myrrh, Sassafras, Senna, Violet, Birch, Horsetail, Stinging nettle, Blackberry (Blackheads).

Adrenal Glands Stimulant
Slippery elm.

Age Spots
Licorice, Ginseng, Dandelion, Sarsaparilla.

Ague
Blue Cohosh, Blue Vervain, Capsicum, Juniper, Yarrow.

Alcoholism
Scullcap, Valerian.

Allergies
Alfalfa, Chamomile, Burdock, Comfrey, Evening Primrose, Garlic, Lobelia, Licorice, Nettle.

Anaesthetic
Caraway (skin).

Anaemia
Yellow dock, apple, Pineapple, Comfrey, Alfalfa, Spearmint, Peppermint, Parsley, Kelp, Dandelion, Vitamin C, Aloe Vera, Blackberry, Chicory, Garlic, Angelica, Gentian, Ginseng, Calendula, Nettle, Rhubarb, Thyme, Horsetail.

Angina
Angelica, Evening Primrose, Hawthorn.

Antibacterial
Goldenseal, Garlic, Onion, Aloe Vera, Basil, Blue Cohosh, Clove, Couch grass, Echinacea, Horseradish, Lemonbalm, Birch, Licorice, Plantain.

Antioxidant
Grapeseed.

Antiseptic (for infection)
Garlic, Myrrh, Hops, Onion, Potato, Black walnut, Cabbage leaves, Carrot, Clove, Cyani flowers, False unicorn, Thyme, Eucalyptus, Fenugreek, Echinacea, Elecampane, Goldenseal, Comfrey, Mallow, Lemon, Queen of the meadow, Aloe Vera, Barberry, Bistort, Capsicum, Caraway, Eyebright, Hawthorn, Juniper, Marshmallow, Oakstraw, Plantain, Rosehip, Oak bark, Willow, Rosemary, Yarrow, Basil, Horsetail, Hyssop, Sage.

Antispasmodic
Lobelia, Chamomile, Mugwort, Red clover, Basil, Blue cohosh, Passionflower, Rosemary, Licorice.

Anorexia
Fenugreek.

Appendicitis
Alfalfa, Buckthorn, Slippery elm, Agrimony.

Appetite stimulant
Goldenseal, Hops, Alfalfa, Angelica, Anise, Caraway, Chamomile, Gentian, Hops, Horseradish, Mustard, Peppermint, Red clover, Ginseng, Sage, Thyme, Wormwood, Yarrow, Dandelion, Fennel.

Appetite suppressant
Fennel, Burdock, Sassafras.

Arteriosclerosis
Chicory, Cornsilk, Ginseng, Hawthorn, Kelp (Cleans arteries), Licorice, Mistletoe, Rosehips, Rue, Shepherds purse, Horsetail, Dandelion (Strengthens).

Arthritis/Rheumatism
Capsicum, Yucca, Yellow dock, Licorice, Celery seed, Burdock, Meadowsweet, Yarrow, Black Cohosh, Blue Cohosh, Passionflower, Valerian, Nettle, Hawthorn, Prickly ash, Peppermint, St John's Wort, Lavender, Green Cabbage leaves, Comfrey, Chamomile, Poke root, Wintergreen, Clove, Fennel, Juniper, Basil, Blackberry, Blessed thistle, Buckthorn, Chicory, Couch grass, Evening primrose, Garlic, Horseradish, Hyssop, Lobelia, Mandrake, Mistletoe, Mustard, Oakstraw, Red clover, Saffron, Wild Yam, Ginger, Bedstraw, feverfew, Goldenrod.

Asthma
Elecampane, Eucalyptus, Clove, Lavender, Lemon, Lime, Marjoram, Peppermint, Spearmint, Rosemary, Sage, Black Cohosh, Blue Vervain, Burdock, Chamomile, Coltsfoot, Comfrey, Crampbark, Evening Primrose, Garlic, Horehound, Horseradish, Hyssop, Kelp, Lobelia, Mandrake, Marshmallow, Mistletoe, Mullein, Myrrh, Nettle, Passionflower, Slippery elm, Spikenard, Thyme, Violet, Wild Yam, Elderberry, Feverfew, Plantain (Bronchial).

Astringent
Uva Ursi, Vervain, Agrimony, Bistort, Blackberry, Lemongrass, Nettle, Rhubarb, Betony, Oak bark, Yellow dock, Horsetail, Shepherds purse, Willow.

Athletes foot
Jojoba, Red Clover.



B

Bedsores
Myrrh.

Bed wetting
Buchu, Cornsilk, Marjoram, Mistletoe, Oakmoss, Plantain, St Johnís wort, Mullein, Goldenrod, Horsetail.

Biliousness
Senna.

Boils
Clay, Hops, Onion, Slippery elm, Echinacea, Mallow, Blackberry, Burdock, Chicory, Comfrey, Eucalyptus, Fenugreek, Lemongrass, Marshmallow, Oakstraw, Red clover, Safflower, St Johnís wort, Sassafras, Violet, Wild Yam.

Bites and Stings

Insect Bites and Stings
Slippery Elm, Plantain, Honey, Comfrey, Chamomile, St Johnís Wort, Basil, Cinnamon, Lavender, Lemon, Aloe Vera, Black Cohosh, Echinacea, Juniper, Lemongrass, Plantain, Rosehips, Rosemary, Rue, St Johns wort, Scullcap, Oak bark, Witchhazel, Calendula, Onion, Nettle, basil, Eucalyptus.

Snakebite
Juniper, Mustard, Plantain, Rue, Sage, Oak bark.


Bleeding

Bleeding
Capsicum, Plantain, Marigold, Shepherds purse, Comfrey, Bayberry, Bistort, Blackberry,  Buckthorn, Juniper, Marshmallow (Urinary), Mullein (Bowel/Lung), Nettle, St Johnís Wort, Oak Bark, Willow, Yarrow, Yellow dock (Bowel/Lung), Lemon juice, Calendula, Moss, Ladyís mantle,

Internal Bleeding
Angelica, Ginseng, Goldenseal, Horsetail

Blisters
Dandelion (Fresh juice), fresh Orange peel,

Bloating
Wild yam, Peppermint, Ginger, Cinnamon, Fennel, Lemonbalm, Chamomile.
 

Blood/Blood Vessels
 

Balance/Equalise Blood Pressure
Capsicum, Ginseng, Scullcap, Shepherds purse, Hawthorn, Mistletoe.

Blood Cleansing
Alfalfa, Barberry, Bayberry, Birch, Black Cohosh, Burdock, Capsicum, Chicory, Comfrey, Couch grass, Dandelion, Angelica, Echinacea, Eyebright, Fenugreek, Ginseng, Hops, Licorice, Lobelia, Marshmallow, Mistletoe, Mustard, Nettle, Plantain, Red Clover, Rhubarb, Rosehip, Sage, St Johnís Wort, Sarsaparilla, Sassafras, Spikenard, Yarrow, Yellow dock, Yucca, Agrimony, Bedstraw.

 Blood Congestion
 Red Clover, Rue, Alfalfa

 Blood Clots
 Angelica.

 Broken Capillaries
 Thyme

 Haemorrhage
Ladyís mantle, Witchhazel, Alfalfa, Bayberry, Bistort, Capsicum, Comfrey, Angelica, Ginseng, Goldenseal, Mistletoe, Mullein, Plantain, St Johnís Wort, Shepherds purse, Oak bark, Yarrow  (lungs), Goldenrod, Nettle.

 Haemorrhoids
Mullein oil, catnip, oak bark, ginger, yarrow, Licorice, Catnip, Witchhazel, Agrimony, Aloe Vera, Bistort, Black Walnut, Buckthorn, Cascara sagrada, Comfrey, Eucalyptus, Juniper, Calendula, Mullein, Myrrh, nettle, Plantain, Red Raspberry, Slippery elm, Spikenard, oakbark, Vervain, Chamomile, Horsetail.

 High Blood pressure
Hawthorn berry, Alfalfa, Barberry, Black cohosh, Blue cohosh, Capsicum, Cascara sagrada, Cornsilk, Dandelion, Evening primrose, Garlic, Kelp, lemongrass, Mistletoe, Nettle,  Passionflower, Rue, Scullcap, Valerian.

 Low Blood pressure
 Hawthorn berry, Nettle, Clove, Ginger

 Oxygenate Blood
 Peppermint.

 Poor Circulation
 Hawthorn, Myrrh, Cinnamon, Lemon, Lemongrass, Rosemary, Sage, Capsicum, Clove,  Dandelion, Angelica, Gentian, Ginger, Horseradish, Licorice, Lobelia, Marigold, Mistletoe, Nettle, Rosehip, Rue, Wormwood.

 Strengthen Blood
 Gentian

 Varicose veins
 Oak bark, Rue, Witchhazel, Black Walnut, Capsicum, Irish Moss, Calendula,


Body Odour
Fenugreek.
 

Bowel Problems

 Bowel Problems
 Bistort, Blue vervain, Buckthorn, Cascara sagrada, Evening Primrose, Ginger, Mandrake,  Mullein, Peppermint, Red Raspberry, Rhubarb, Shepherds purse, Slippery elm, Thyme, Mallow (Inflamed).

 Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Slippery elm, Wild yam, Chamomile, Peppermint, Agrimony, Marshmallow, Goldenseal, Lime blossom, Scullcap, Hops, Valerian.

 Strengthen Bowels
 Chamomile, Alfalfa.


Brain Nourishing
Angelica.

Breast Problems
Marshmallow, St Johnís Wort.

Breathing difficulties
Violet, Meadowsweet.

Broken bones/Fractures
Comfrey, Oakstraw (Brittle bones).

Bronchitis
Comfrey, Mullein, Lobelia, Irish moss, Elecampane, Licorice, Boneset, Capsicum, Catnip, Chamomile, Coltsfoot, Couch grass, Damiana, Eucalyptus, Fennel, Flaxseed, Ginger, Hops, Horehound, Horseradish, Hyssop, Lobelia, Marshmallow, Mustard, Myrrh, Nettle, Pennyroyal, Plantain, red Clover, Red Raspberry, Saffron, St Johnís wort, Sassafras, Slippery Elm, Thyme, Violet, Wild Yam, Yarrow, Yellowdock, Anise, Elder flower, Fenugreek, Mallow, Plantain, Angelica, Black cohosh, Blue vervain, Burdock..

Bruises
Yarrow, Thyme, Comfrey, Goldenseal, Mullein, St Johnís wort, Shepherds purse, Witchhazel, Arnica, Clove, fennel, Marjoram, Lavender, Rosemary, Capsicum, Angelica, Gentian, Hops, Hyssop, Marigold, Marshmallow, Rosehip, Rue, St Johnís wort, Burdock, Cowslip.
 

Burns/Scalds

 Burns
Comfrey, Aloe Vera, Wheatgerm oil, Honey, Marshmallow, Potato, Vitamin C, Chamomile, Lavender, Capsicum, Eucalyptus, Plantain, Red clover, Slippery elm, Witchhazel, Yarrow, Calendula, Elderflower.

 Radiation burns
 Aloe Vera

 Scalds
 Aloe Vera, Plantain, Witchhazel, Calendula.

 Sunburn
 Aloe Vera, Capsicum, Lavender.


Bursitis
Comfrey, Alfalfa, Oakstraw, Yucca.



C

Calcium buildup (Removes)
Burdock.

Calluses
Wintergreen
 

Cancer and Cancer-like illness

 Cancer
 Alfalfa, Blessed thistle, Burdock, Comfrey, Echinacea, Eucalyptus, Evening primrose, Garlic (Prevent), Goldenseal, Irish
moss, Mandrake, Parsley, Red clover, Rosehips, Slippery elm,  Violet, Yarrow, Yellow dock.

 Cancer-like illness
 Calendula

 Cancerous sores
 Bayberry, Potato, Violet.

 Leukemia
 Echinacea, Yellow dock.

 Tumours
 Slippery elm, Violet, Witchhazel, Yellow dock, Capsicum, Chamomile, Angelica (Blood),  Horseradish, Irish moss, Mistletoe,
Mullein, Red Clover, St Johnís wort.


Canker sores
Red Raspberry, Bistort, Burdock.

Carbuncle
Echinacea, Eucalyptus, Fenugreek.

Catarrh
Goldenseal, Elder flower, Peppermint, Elecampane, Anise, Bayberry, Bistort, Eyebright, Blue vervain, Boneset, Cascara Sagrada, Celery, Chamomile, Clove (Bronchial), Coltsfoot, Couch grass (Bladder), Eucalyptus, Fenugreek (Bronchial), Flaxseed, Garlic, Horehound, Horseradish, Hyssop, Juniper (Catarrhal inflammation), Lobelia, Calendula, Marshmallow, Myrrh, Nettle, Pennyroyal, Sarsaparilla, Shepherds purse (Urinary), Thyme, Violet (sinus), Wild Yam (Stomach), Yarrow, Aniseed.

Chapped Skin
Jojoba.

Chicken Pox
Red Raspberry, Catnip, Peppermint, Goldenseal, St Johnís Wort, Eucalyptus, Lavender, Chamomile, Lemongrass, Safflower, Yarrow.

Childhood Diseases
Lobelia, Chamomile, Ginger, Red Clover, Scullcap.

Chills
Capsicum, Coltsfoot, Angelica, Peppermint, Spearmint, Willow.

Cholera
Blackberry, Bistort, Birch, Bayberry, Black cohosh, Mistletoe, Peppermint, Red Raspberry, Wild yam.

Cholesterol reducing
Alfalfa,  Cornsilk, Evening Primrose, Fenugreek, Garlic, Ginseng, Safflower, Saffron, Yucca, Birch, Dandelion, Licorice.

Chorea (St Vitus Dance)
Mistletoe, Scullcap.
 

Cleansing

 Clearing Obstructions
 Lobelia, Red Clover, Barberry, Dandelion

 Cleansing/Disinfecting
 Myrrh, Bayberry, Peppermint, Dandelion, Burdock, Red Clover, Echinacea, Goldenseal, Red Clover, Alfalfa, Black Cohosh,
Black Walnut, Echinacea, Ginger, Rue, Goldenrod.


Colds and Flu
Spearmint, Valerian, Violet, Yarrow, Feverfew, Mallow, Lemonbalm, Meadowsweet, Chamomile, Honey, Ginger, Peppermint, Elderflower, Boneset, Fenugreek, Aniseed, Basil, Cinnamon, Clove, Eucalyptus, Juniper, Lemon, Lime, Marjoram, Orange, Rosemary, Sage, Angelica, Anise, Bayberry, Blue Vervain, Caraway, Catnip, Coltsfoot, Comfrey, Evening Primrose, Eyebright, Flaxseed, Horehound, Lemongrass, Licorice, Lobelia, Mullein, Pennyroyal, Sarsaparilla, Red clover, Red raspberry, Rosehip, Borage.

Colic
Catnip, Fennel, Peppermint, Lobelia, Angelica, Anise, Blue Cohosh, Caraway, Chamomile, Cramp bark, Elecampane, Ginger, Juniper, Lemongrass, Marjoram, Pennyroyal, Red Raspberry, Rue, Sassafras, Senna, Spearmint, Thyme, Wild Yam (Bilious), Daisy, Feverfew, Wild Marjoram, Rosemary, Lemonbalm.

Colitis
Clove (Mucous), Comfrey, Ginger, Kelp, rhubarb, Slippery elm, Agrimony.

Congestion
Lobelia, Ginger, Fenugreek, Elecampane, Horsetail, Licorice, Anise, Catnip, Black cohosh, Blue Vervain, Capsicum, Chicory, Eyebright, Fennel, Garlic, Horehound, Horseradish, Hyssop, Marshmallow, Sage, St Johnís wort, Spikenard, Thyme, Valerian, Violet, Oak Bark.

Constipation
Raw veggies, Yoghurt, Bran, Psyllium, Mullein, Licorice, Elderflower, Linseeds, Dandelion, Ginger, Yellow dock, Burdock, Senna, Aloe Vera, Barberry, Basil, Blessed thistle, Buckthorn, Cascara sagrada, Chamomile, Couch grass, Cramp bark, Angelica, Flaxseed, Goldenseal, Kelp, Lobelia, Mandrake, Marshmallow, oakstraw, Peppermint, Red Raspberry, Rhubarb, Shepherds purse, Slippery elm, Wormwood.

Consumption
Elecampane.

Convalescence
Fenugreek.

Convulsions
Anise, Black Cohosh, Blue cohosh, Blue vervain, Catnip, Crampbark, Elecampane, Fennel, Juniper, Lobelia, Marjoram, Mistletoe, Passionflower, Pennyroyal, Peppermint, Rosemary, Rue, Scullcap, Valerian, Cowslip.

Corns
Dandelion (fresh juice), Willow, Wintergreen, The pulpy inner houseleek leaves,

Cough
Onion, Licorice, sage, Coltsfoot, Wild Cherry, Ginger, Hyssop, Elecampane, Goldenseal, Red clover, Angelica, Anise, Black Cohosh, Blue Vervain, cascara sagrada, Catnip, Chamomile, Eyebright, Fennel, Horehound, Horseradish, Juniper, Licorice, Marjoram, Myrrh, Pennyroyal, Plantain, Rue, Saffron, Slippery elm, Spikenard, Valerian, Groundsel, Mallow, Cowslip.

Cradle cap
Vitamin E or almond oil rubbed into scalp.

Cramps
Spearmint, Yarrow, Basil, Wild marjoram, Cowslip, Sage, Alfalfa, Black cohosh, Blessed thistle, Blue cohosh, Catnip, Comfrey, Cramp bark, Dandelion, Angelica, Elecampane, Chamomile, Gentian, Juniper, Lemongrass, Lobelia, Mullein, Pennyroyal, Rosehips, Rue, St Johnís Wort.

Croup
Peppermint, Catnip, Chamomile, Eucalyptus, Cascara sagrada, Eucalyptus, Horehound, Lobelia, Mullein, Rue, Slippery elm.

Cuts/Sores/Wounds
Comfrey, Plantain, Yarrow, Thyme, Chamomile, Clove, Lavender, Lemon, Lime, Sage, Catnip, Agrimony, Aloe Vera, Angelica, Bistort, Blackberry, Black walnut, Blue vervain, Burdock, Capsicum, Chicory, Echinacea, Eucalyptus, Fenugreek, Horehound, Horseradish, Hyssop, Juniper, Lobelia, Calendula, Marshmallow, Mullein, Myrrh, Oakstraw, Red Clover, Rosemary, Sage, St Johnís wort, Sarsaparilla, Slippery elm, Violet, oak bark, Willow, Witchhazel, Yarrow (helps blood clotting), Honey, Lemonbalm, Pumpkin seeds (mashed), Horsetail.

Cystitis
Buchu, Cornsilk, Couchgrass, Marshmallow leaves, Chamomile, Uva Ursi, Wintergreen, Heather, Blackberry leaf, Uva Ursi, Birch, Horsetail, Plantain.



D

Debility
Ginseng, Gentain, Sarsaparilla, Wormwood, Horsetail, Oakstraw.

Delirium
Mistletoe, Hops, Pennyroyal, Safflower, Scullcap.

Demulcent
Uva Ursi

Depression
Gotu Kola, Ginseng, Kelp, Black Cohosh, Capsicum, Valerian, Mistletoe, Ginger, St Johnís Wort, Hops, Wood Betony, Skullcap, Vervain, Lime blossom, Lavender, Oats, Rosemary, Lemonbalm, Borage, Basil, Evening Primrose, Peppermint.

Despondency
Valerian.

Diabetes
Alfalfa, Bistort, Blue cohosh, Buchu, Capsicum, Celery, Dandelion, Garlic, Juniper, Kelp, Marshmallow, Red raspberry, Wintergreen, Agrimony (prevent).

Diarrhoea
Red Raspberry, Slippery Elm, Ginger, Strawberry, Sage, Yarrow, oak bark, Meadowsweet, Chamomile, Lemonbalm, Bayberry, Agrimony, Comfrey, Barberry, Bayberry, Birch, Blackberry, Blue vervain, Catnip, Clove, Coltsfoot, Comfrey, Gentian, Ginger, Mandrake, Marjoram, Marshmallow, Myrrh, Nettle, Passionflower, Plantain, Rhubarb, Sage, St Johnís wort, Sassafrass, Shepherds purse, Spikenard, Thyme, Oak bark, Willow, Witchhazel, Goldenrod, Ladyís mantle.

Diuretic Herbs
Dandelion, Parsley, Fenugreek, Horseradish, Red Clover, Agrimony, Celery, Alfalfa (mild), Sornsilk, Fennel, Mustard, St Johnís wort, Spearmint, Yarrow, Apples, Grapes, Onion, Juniper, Burdock, Vervain, Bedstraw, Birch, Nettle.
 

Digestive complaints

 Digestive aid (Prevent/help digestive problems)
 Goldenseal, Fennel, Catnip, Peppermint, Clove, Chamomile, Horseradish, Marshmallow,  Slippery elm, Agrimony, Alfalfa,
Angelica, Anise, barberry, Bayberry, Blessed thistle, Boneset,  Capsicum, Caraway, Cascara sagrada, Chicory, Comfrey,
Elecampane, Garlic, Ginseng, Hops, Kelp, Lemongrass, Mustard, Red raspberry, Rhubarb, Rosemary, Saffron, Safflower,
Sage, Slippery elm, Spearmint, Thyme, Dandelion, Wormwood, Daisy, Hyssop, Wild Marjoram, Mugwort, Vervain,
Calendula, Feverfew, Horehound, Juniper.

 Indigestion
 Chamomile, Cardamon, Peppermint, Fennel, Meadowsweet, Slippery elm, Comfrey, Marshmallow, Rosemary, Lemonbalm,
Agrimony, Aniseed, Basil, Barberry, Bayberry, Cascara sagrada, Clove, Echinacea, Eucalyptus, Ginger, Mandrake, Marjoram,
Mustard, Myrrh,  Oakstraw, Cinnamon, Spearmint, Oak bark, Wormwood, Feverfew, Angelica.

 Intestinal upsets
 Agrimony, Cascara Sagrada, Irish moss, Fennel, Marshmallow, Sage.


Diphtheria
Pineapple juice, Lemon juice, Cayenne, Cider vinegar and honey, Echinacea, Slippery elm, Wintergreen.
 

Disease

 Preventing Disease
 Garlic, Juniper, oakstraw, Parsley.

 Infectious diseases
 Garlic, Horehound, Rose hips.


Dizziness
Clove, Hops, Lemongrass, Peppermint, rosehips, Spearmint, Mistletoe.

Drawing
Cabbage leaves, Onion, Carrot, Agrimony, Basil, Hawthorn, Slippery Elm, Castor oil.

Dropsy
Birch, Blackberry, Blessed thistle, Blue cohosh, Buchu, Buckthorn, Celery, Ginger, Hawthorn, Horseradish, Hyssop, Juniper, Licorice, Mandrake, Marjoram, Mistletoe, Mullein, Plantain, Rosemary, Sarsaparilla, Shepherds purse, Spearmint, Wormwood, Anise.

Drug Withdrawal/Addiction
Catnip, Chamomile, Evening Primrose, Licorice, Scullcap, Valerian.

Dysentery
Barberry, Bayberry, Birch, Bistort, Blackberry, Blue Vervain, Clove, Cramp bark, Marshmallow, Mullein, Nettle, Passionflower, Plantain, Red raspberry, Rhubarb, Sage, St Johns wort, Shepherds purse, Slippery elm, Willow, Witchhazel.

Dyspepsia
Cascara Sagrada, Yellow dock, Dandelion, Wild Marjoram, Lemonbalm, Fenugreek, Meadowsweet.



E

Earache/Problems
Garlic oil, Lobelia, Mullein, Onion, Yarrow, Chamomile, Echinacea, Lavender, Scullcap, Hyssop, Fenugreek, Goldenseal, Basil, Angelica, Blue Vervain, Calendula, Clove, Eyebright, Hops, Pennyroyal, Rosehips, Rue, Shepherds purse, Willow, Wormwood.

Eczema/Dermatitis
Yarrow, Rec clover, Borage, Nettle, Burdock, Chickweed, Comfrey, Marigold, St Johnís wort, Chamomile, Lavender, Rosemary, Sage, Birch, Cramp bark, Dandelion, Echinacea, Goldenseal, Jojoba, Kelp, Lobelia, Myrrh, Willow, Aloe Vera, Blackberry leaf, Oatmeal, Soapwort, Thyme, Bedstraw, Goldenrod, Stinging nettle.

Emphysema
Coltsfoot, Comfrey, Damiana, Garlic, Licorice, Marshmallow, Mustard.

Epilepsy
Anise, Black cohosh, Blue cohosh, Blue Vervain, Clove, Crampbark, Hyssop, Lobelia, Mistletoe, Passionflower, Plantain, Rue, Scullcap, Thyme, Valerian, Yarrow,

Euphoria
Ginseng.

Expectorant
Elecampane, Horehound, Spikenard, hyssop, Parsley, Licorice, Plantain.

Eye Problems
Eyebright, Chrysanthemum, Witchhazel, Blackberry, Capsicum, Chamomile, Couch grass (Strengthen), Goldenseal (Infection), Marshmallow, Oakstraw, Parsley, Passionflower, Plantain, Red Clover, Red Raspberry, Rosemary, Rue, Sarsaparilla (Sore), Willow (Infected/Inflamed), Cucumber slices (Tired/sore), Elderflower (Conjunctivitis/sore ), Mallow.



F

Fainting
Cramp bark, Peppermint, Thyme.

Fat Disorders
Fenugreek

Fatigue
Ginseng, Oats, Basil, Cinnamon, Grapefruit, Lavender, Lemongrass, Peppermint, Spearmint, Rosemary, Sage, Alfalfa, Angelica, Capsicum, Comfrey, Dandelion, Licorice, Hawthorn, Wood betony, Oakstraw.
 

Fertility

 Aphrodisiac
 Clove, Damiana, Ginseng, Sarsaparilla, Oakstraw.

 Anaphrodisiac
 Hops, Scullcap (Regulate undue sexual desire), Willow.

 Fertility Problems
 Nettle, Scullcap, Vervain, Dandelion, Prickly Ash, Sarsaparilla, Catnip, Chicory.

 Impotence
 Licorice, Willow, Oakstraw.

 Low Sperm Count/Strengthening Male System
 Damiana, Saw Pimento, Celery seeds, Oats, Ginger.

 Nourish Womb and Balance Hormones (to help fertility)
 False Unicorn, Nettle, Marigold, Rue.


Fever
Catnip, Fennel, Red raspberry, Spearmint, Licorice, Elder flower, Peppermint, Fenugreek, Boneset, Basil, Juniper, Lemon, Lemongrass, Lime, Sage, Rosemary, Agrimony, Alfalfa, Angelica, Barberry, Birch, Blackberry, Blessed thistle, Blue Vervain, Buckthorn, Burdock, Capsicum, Chamomile, Couch grass, dandelion, Echinacea, Eucalyptus, Garlic, Gentian, Ginger, Ginseng, Hops, Horehound, Hyssop, Lobelia, Mandrake, Calendula, Marjoram, Mustard, Passionflower, Pennyroyal, Plantain, Rosehips, Safflower, Saffron, Sage, Sarsaparilla, Sassafras, Scullcap, Spearmint, Thyme, Oakbark, Willow, Wormwood, Yarrow, Dandelion, Meadowsweet, Lemonbalm, Oakstraw, Borage.

Fibrositis
St Johnís wort

Fits
Cramp bark, Scullcap.

Flatulence
Catnip, Fennel, Papaya, Comfrey, Sarsaparilla, Angelica, Anise, Blessed thistle, Capsicum, Caraway, Chamomile, Clove, Crampbark, Ginger, Juniper, Kelp, Lemongrass, Marjoram, Mullein, Mustard, Myrrh, Pennyroyal, Peppermint, Plantain, Rosemary, Saffron, Sarsaparilla, Sassafras, Spearmint, Thyme, Wild Yam, Wintergreen, Cinnamon, Nutmeg, Lemonbalm, Fenugreek, Rosemary, Wormwood.

Fungus
Thuja, Thyme, Calendula.



G
 

Gallbladder

 Gallbladder Problems
 Agrimony, Barberry, Blessed thistle, Cascara Sagrada, Dandelion, Kelp, Mistletoe, Oakstraw, Rhubarb, Rosemary, Safflower,
Wormwood, Yucca, Dandelion.

 Gallstones
 Blue Vervain, Buchu, Buckthorn, Cascara sagrada, Chamomile, Chicory, Crampbark, Flaxseed, Hops, Mandrake, Senna, Wild
yam, Birch, Wormwood.

 Stimulate Bile production
 Dandelion, Calendula, Birch, Horehound, Licorice, Rosemary.


Gangrene
Comfrey, Echinacea, Marshmallow, oak bark.

Gastritis
Marjoram, Thyme, Chamomile, Licorice, Meadowsweet.

Glands
Chicory, Echinacea (Swollen), Garlic, Goldenseal, Horehound (Stimulates), Irish moss, Marshmallow, Mullein (Cleans), Oak bark (Swollen), Fennel (Swollen), Apple Cider Vinegar in compress (Swollen).

Glaucoma
Evening Primrose

Goiter
Irish moss, Kelp, Oak bark.

Gonorrhoea
Cornsilk, Echinacea, Goldenseal, Juniper, Yucca.

Gout
Alfalfa, Birch, Buckthorn, Burdock, Cascara sagrada, Celery, Chicory, Comfrey, Couchgrass, Dandelion, Fennel, Gentian, Horseradish, Oakstraw, Pennyroyal, Safflower, Saffron, Sarsaparilla, Senna, Thyme, Violet, Willow, Wintergreen, Wormwood, Meadowsweet.

Gravel
Marshmallow, Sage, Valerian (Bladder), Uva Ursi, Mallow, oakstraw, Nettle.

Gum disease/Problems
Barberry, Bayberry, Birch, Bistort, Blackberry, Echinacea, Elecampane, Juniper (Bleeding), Myrrh, Sage, oak bark, witchhazel.



H

Hair

 Dandruff
 Jojoba, Willow, Yucca, Burdock, Rosemary.

 Hair Loss
 rosemary, Birch, Jojoba, Sage, Wormwood, Yarrow.

 Lighter hair
 Chamomile, Lemon juice, Rhubarb

 Shiny Hair
 Burdock, Nettle

 Strengthening
 Jojoba, Rosemary


Halitosis (Bad breath)
Anise, Clove, Fenugreek, Irish moss, Mustard, Myrrh, Rosemary, Senna.

Hangover
Scullcap

Hay Fever
Garlic, Chamomile, Eyebright, Elderflower, Fenugreek, Burdock, Comfrey, Mandrake, Mullein, Spikenard, Willow, Nettle.

Headache
Hops, Wood betony, Chamomile, Lavender, Peppermint, Marjoram, Feverfew, Lemonbalm, Meadowsweet, Rosemary, Scullcap, Thyme, Valerian, Vervain, Passionflower, Wild yam, Eucalyptus, Lemongrass, Sage, Angelica, Basil, Black Cohosh, Blessed Thistle, Blue vervain, Catnip, Celery, Evening Primrose, Eyebright, Ginger, Kelp, Lobelia, Mandrake, Mistletoe (Migraine), Pennyroyal, Rhubarb, Rosehip, Saffron, St Johnís Wort, Thyme, Violet, Willow, Wintergreen, Yarrow, Parsley, Wild Marjoram, Lemonbalm (Migraine), Cowslip.

Healing (Promotes)
Myrrh, Bayberry, Comfrey, Garlic, Elecampane, Witchhazel, Angelica, Thyme, Ladyís mantle.
 

Heart

 Heart Ailments
 Hawthorn berry, Capsicum, Cornsilk, Garlic, Lobelia, Mistletoe, Peppermint, Shepherds purse.

 Heartburn
 Catnip, Fennel, Meadowsweet, Cardamon, Peppermint, Slippery Elm, Comfrey, Marshmallow, Chamomile, Rosemary,
Lemonbalm, Aloe vera, Angelica, Thyme, Willow, Licorice, Gentian, Saffron.

 Heart disease
 Saffron, garlic

 Heart Palpitations
 Lemonbalm, Lime blossom, Motherwort, Passionflower, Hawthorn, Cramp bark, Ginger,  Valerian.

 Stimulate Heart
 Anise, Black cohosh, Wintergreen.

 Strengthen Heart
 Blessed thistle, Flaxseed, Ginseng, Licorice, Calendula, Oakstraw, Peppermint, Safflower, Hawthorn, Mistletoe.


Hepatitis
Lobelia, Calendula, Wormwood.

Herpes
Horehound, Myrrh, Slippery elm, Soapwort, Oakstraw, Passionflower

Herpes Simplex 1 (Mouth)
Lysine amino acid with Vitamin C, A and Zinc.  Yoghurt and Buttermilk for the pain.  Lemon, Eucalyptus.

Herpes Simplex 2 (Genitals)
Black walnut, Goldenseal.

Hiccups
Catnip, Mustard, Wild yam.

Hives
Nettle.

Hoarseness
Coltsfoot, Eyebright, Horehound, Hyssop, Licorice, Mullein, Mallow.

Hormone imbalance
Agnus Castus, False Unicorn, Wild Yam, St Johnís wort, Angelica, Motherwort, Black cohosh, Blessed thistle, Burdock, Damiana.

Hydrophobia
Echinacea, Lobelia, Scullcap.

Hypoactivity
Evening Primrose, Hops, Passionflower.

Hypochondria
Valerian, Dandelion.

Hypoglycaemia
Dandelion, Angelica, garlic, Hawthorn, Licorice, Mistletoe, Saffron, Scullcap.

Hyperglycaemia
Saffron.

Hypertension
Angelica, Cramp bark, Evening Primrose, Garlic, Mistletoe, Rue, Scullcap.

Hysteria
Black cohosh, Chamomile, Cramp bark, Gentian, Hops, Mistletoe, Passionflower, Peppermint, rosemary, Rue, Safflower, St Johnís wort, Scullcap, Spearmint, Thyme, Valerian, Yarrow, Motherwort, Lemonbalm.



I

Immune System - strengthening
Echinacea, Yellow dock root, Cleavers, Marigold, Licorice, Astragalus, Bayberry, Garlic.

Incontinence
Horsetail

Inflammation
Capsicum, Myrrh, Hops, Mashed Potato (cold), Yarrow, St Johnís Wort, Wintergreen (joints), Ginseng, Licorice (intestinal), Angelica, Barberry, Chamomile, Chicory, Coltsfoot, Evening primrose, Eyebright, Fenugreek, Marshmallow, Slippery elm, Spearmint (Bladder), Spikenard, Oak bark, Willow, Yarrow (throat), Yucca (Internal), Agrimony (Throat/mouth), Calendula, Mallow (Mucous membranes), Oakstraw (Gastro-intestinal), Borage.

Insanity
Catnip, Rue, Scullcap.

Insect repellent
Eucalyptus, Goldenseal, Wormwood.

Insomnia
Hawthorn, Comfrey, Alfalfa, Oakstraw, Irish moss, Horsetail, Lobelia, Chamomile, Valerian, Passionflower, Scullcap, Hops, Lemonbalm, Lime Blossom, Basil, Lavender, Mandarin, Marjoram, Black cohosh, Blue Vervain, Cascara sagrada, Catnip, Celery, Garlic, Hops, Mullein, Oakstraw, Peppermint, Saffron, St Johnís wort, Scullcap, Aniseed, Linden, Sage, Clove, Dandelion, Mugwort, Pennyroyal, Cowslip, Feverfew.

Irritations
Lobelia, Evening primrose (skin), Hops (skin), Slippery elm (Mucous membranes), Oak bark (skin), Agrimony (Throat).

Itching
Buckthorn, Hops, Yellow dock



J

Jaundice
Yarrow, Yellow dock, Agrimony, Alfalfa, Barberry, Bayberry, Bistort, Blessed thistle, Boneset, Capsicum, Cascara sagrada, Chamomile,  Chicory, Couch grass, Cramp bark, Flaxseed, Gentian, Hops, Horseradish, Hyssop, Mandrake, Calendula, Parsley, Plantain, Rhubarb, Safflower, Saffron, St Johnís wort, Senna, Wild yam, Wormwood,.
 

Joints

 Swollen joints
 Irish moss, Kelp, Rhubarb, Scullcap, Yellow dock, Bedstraw.

 Painful
 Sarsaparilla, wintergreen, Arnica, Ginger, Eucalyptus, Cowslip.



K
 

Kidney Problems

 Kidney Problems
 Alfalfa, Basil, Birch, Black cohosh, Blessed thistle, Blue vervain, Buchu, Capsicum, Chamomile, Chicory, Cornsilk,
Couchgrass, Gentian, Hawthorn, Horseradish, Hyssop, Juniper (Infection), Kelp, Lemongrass, Marshmallow, Mustard, Nettle,
Oakstraw, Plantain, Sassafras, Shepherds purse, Spearmint (Inflammation), Oak bark, Wormwood, Meadowsweet, Parsley,  Bedstraw, Goldenrod, Mallow (Disease).

 Kidney Stones
 Apple juice, Lemon juice, Uva Ursi, Agrimony, Comfrey, Couch grass, Hops, Oakmoss, Rosehip, Birch, Goldenrod.

 Stimulate Kidneys
 Celery



L

Laryngitis
Sage, Pokeweed, Thyme, Ladyís mantle, Mallow.

Laxative
Barberry, Flaxseed, Horehound (mild), Licorice, Rhubarb, Senna, Slippery elm, Fennel, Daisy, Burdock, Boneset.

Leprosy
Burdock, Pennyroyal, Red clover, Thyme, Yellow dock.

Leucorrhoea
Blessed thistle, Blue cohosh, Juniper, Plantain, Red Raspberry, Spikenard, Wintergreen, Ladyís mantle.

Leucosis
Echinacea

Lice
Hyssop, Thyme.
 

Liver

 Strengthen Liver
 Agrimony, Barberry, Bayberry, Black Cohosh.

 Liver Congestion
 Goldenseal, Clay, Oats, Vervain, Dandelion, Fenugreek, Horsetail, Red Clover, Uva Ursi,  Hops, Yellow dock.

 Liver problems
 Blessed Thistle, Boneset, Buckthorn, Burdock, Cascara sagrada, Celery, Chicory, Dandelion, Evening Primrose, Flaxseed,
Ginseng, Goldenseal, Hyssop, Lemongrass, Licorice, Mustard,  Oakstraw, Parsley, Red Clover, Rhubarb, Rosemary,
Safflower, Oak Bark, Wild Yam, Wormwood, Yarrow, Yucca, Agrimony.

 Stimulate Liver
 Fenugreek, Horseradish, Anise, Barberry, Black cohosh, Eyebright, Sassafras, Apples,  Rosemary.


Lockjaw
Capsicum, Lobelia, Scullcap.

Longevity
Ginseng.

Lumbago
Angelica, Black Cohosh, Burdock, Celery, Couch grass, Shepherds purse, Wintergreen, oakstraw.

Lung Problems
Angelica, Basil, Black cohosh, Blessed thistle, Burdock, Capsicum, Coltsfoot, Comfrey, Couchgrass, Elecampane, Eucalyptus, Fenugreek, Flaxseed, Ginger, Ginseng, Horehound, Hyssop, Irish moss, Licorice, Lobelia, Marshmallow, Mullein, Mustard, Myrrh, Oakstraw, Pennyroyal, Plantain, Slippery elm.

Lymph Problems
Mullein, Fenugreek, Violet leaf, Black Cohosh, Echinacea, Garlic, Yellow dock.



M

Malaria
Rue, yarrow.

Malarial Diseases
Eucalyptus

Mastitis
Thyme.

Measles
Catnip, Chamomile, Bistort, Boneset, Lemongrass, Marjoram, Pennyroyal, Peppermint, Red Raspberry, Safflower, Saffron, Valerian.

Melancholy
Lemonbalm.

Memory
Ginseng, Gotu kola, Rosemary, Anise, Blessed thistle, Eyebright, Sage
 

Menopausal Problems

 Hot Flushes
 Sage, Black current, Black cohosh, Damiana, Angelica, Ladyís mantle.

 Menopausal Problems
 Sarsaparilla, Fennel, Jasmine, Black cohosh, Damiana, Angelica, Ginseng, Passionflower, St Johnís wort, Mistletoe.

 Nervousness/Anxiety/Depression/Mood Swings
 Scullcap, Vervain, Lime blossom, St Johnís wort, Ladyís mantle.

 Night Sweats
 Sage, Willow.


Mental Disturbance
Mistletoe.
 

Menstrual Problems

 Excessive periods (Menorrhagia)
 Ladyís mantle, Chamomile, Jasmine, Bayberry, Blackberry, Goldenseal, Nettle, Plantain, Red Raspberry, Shepherds purse,
Witchhazel, Goldenrod.

 Lack of period (Amenorrhoea)
 Pennyroyal, Tansy, False Unicorn root, Blue Cohosh, Rue, Motherwort, Licorice, Black cohosh, Chamomile, Cinnamon,
Fennel, Juniper, Basil, Marjoram, Peppermint, Sage, Angelica,  Caraway, Catnip, Gentian, Ginger, Lemongrass, Calendula,
Mustard, Thyme, Valerian, Wormwood, Feverfew, Motherwort, Parsley.

 Menstrual Balancing
 Blue Cohosh, Bistort, Angelica, Juniper, Shepherds purse (Take 7-8 days before period).

 Menstrual Problems
 Angelica, Blessed thistle, Blue vervain, Elecampane, Mistletoe, Myrrh, Red raspberry, Safflower, Saffron, Oak bark,
Chamomile, Ladyís mantle.

 Period Pain (Dysmenorrhoea)
 Chamomile, Basil, Jasmine, Juniper, Lavender, Marjoram, Rosemary, Alfalfa, Blue Cohosh, Caraway, Catnip, Evening
Primrose, Peppermint, Wild yam, Wormwood, False unicorn root, Motherwort, Squaw vine, Marigold, Cramp bark, Pasque
flower, Raspberry leaf, Nettle, Shepherds purse, Ginger, Cinnamon, Cloves, Passionflower, St Johnís wort, Strawberry leaf,  Feverfew, Ladyís mantle, Sage, Thyme.
 

Metabolism - Increasing
Rue, Angelica, Horseradish, Sarsaparilla, Kelp, oak bark.

Mouthwash
Bistort, Peppermint, Witchhazel.

Mucous/Phlegm - Expelling
Blue Vervain, Chicory, Elecampane, Fenugreek, Horehound, Hyssop, Licorice, Sage, Marshmallow, Mullein, Pennyroyal, Safflower, Sage, St Johnís Wort, Slippery elm, Spikenard, Mallow Plantain, Thyme, Capsicum, Caraway, Clove, Coltsfoot, Echinacea, Garlic, Agrimony.

Multiple Sclerosis
Evening Primrose, Echinacea.

Mumps
Catnip, Scullcap, Ginger, Fenugreek, St Johnís Wort, Boneset, Chamomile, Lemongrass, Mullein, Safflower.

Muscular Aches and Pains
Wintergreen, Mustard, Valerian, Wild Yam, Willow, Witchhazel, Rosemary.



N

Nails - Strengthen
Horsetail, Blackberry, Kelp.

Nappy Rash
Comfrey, Goldenseal, Aloe Vera juice, Vitamin A and E, Chamomile, Mullein, Slippery Elm, Honey.

Nausea
Clove, Ginger, Peppermint, Chamomile, Fennel, Peppermint, Tangerine peel, Lemonbalm, Hops, Passionflower, Lemon, Lavender, Alfalfa, Anise, Basil, Eucalyptus, Gentian, Ginseng, Lemongrass, Marjoram, Pennyroyal, Red raspberry, Sage, Spearmint, Oak Bark, Wormwood, Feverfew.

Nephritis
Buchu

Nerves
Blue cohosh, Catnip, Cascara sagrada, Borage, Chamomile, Oakmoss, Peppermint (stimulates), Blue vervain, Evening Primrose, Oakstraw, Red Clover, Sage, Scullcap, Rosemary.

Nervous Exhaustion
Dandelion, Burdock, Red Clover, Oats, Vervain, Licorice, Scullcap, Ginseng, Astragalus, Basil, Cinnamon, Eucalyptus, Jasmine, Lavender, Lemongrass, Peppermint, Rosemary, Sage.

Nervousness
Crampbark, Chamomile, Celery, Burdock, Anise, Angelica, Ginseng, Hawthorn, Hops, Lemongrass, Lobelia, Mandrake, Mistletoe, Mullein, Passionflower, Pennyroyal, Red Raspberry, Rosehips, Rosemary, St Johnís wort, Clove, Valerian, Wild yam, Willow, Witchhazel, Lavender, Lemonbalm.

Nervous System - Calming
Chamomile, Hops, Catnip, Fennel.

Neuralgia
Black cohosh, Blue cohosh, Celery, Cramp bark, Eucalyptus, Evening primrose, Hops, Horseradish, Chamomile, Rosemary, Marjoram, Mistletoe, Passionflower, Plantain, Rue, St Johnís wort, Scullcap, Wild yam, Willow, Valerian.

Nightmares
Marjoram, Thyme, Wild Marjoram, Chamomile.

Nipples - Cracked
Comfrey, Chickweed, Marigold.

Nipples - Sore
Yarrow, Myrrh

Nosebleed
Yarrow, Alfalfa, Nettle, Rue, Oak bark.



P

Pain Relief
Mullein, Yucca, Ginger, Clove, Red raspberry, St Johnís Wort, Wintergreen, Black cohosh, Catnip, Chamomile, Comfrey, Fennel, Hops, Lobelia, Mandrake, Oakstraw, passion flower, sassafras, scullcap, slippery elm, valerian, willow, wintergreen, marshmallow, plantain, ginger, onion, rosemary, Anise.

Palsy
Horseradish, Lobelia, Sage, Scullcap, Valerian, Cowslip.

Pancreas Problems
Capsicum, Elecampane, Gentian, Juniper, Kelp, Oakmoss.

Parasites (Internal)
Black Walnut, Garlic.

Paralysis
Oakstraw

Parkinsonís disease
Damiana, Scullcap, Passionflower.

Peritonitis
Echinacea.

Pituitary Problems
Alfalfa, Cascara Sagrada, kelp, Sassafras.

Pleurisy
Coltsfoot, Comfrey, Flaxseed, Lobelia, Mullein, Mustard, Pennyroyal, Yarrow.

Pneumonia
Elecampane, Anise, Blue Vervain, Coltsfoot, Comfrey, Flaxseed, Lobelia, Mullein, Mustard, Pennyroyal, Slippery elm, Yarrow, Mallow.
 

Poisoning

 Food Poisoning
 Lobelia

 Lead Poisoning
 Mandrake.

 Poisoning
 Wormwood.


Poison Ivy/Oak
Sassafras, Slippery Elm, Witchhazel.
 

Pregnancy and associated disorders

 After Pains
 St Johnís wort, Red Raspberry, Sassafras.

 Childbirth Aid
 Pennyroyal, Black cohosh, Red raspberry, Spikenard.

 False labour
 Catnip, Blue Cohosh, Red Raspberry.

 Induce Labour
 Blue Cohosh

 Labour Pain (Easing)
 Wormwood

 Lactation - Decreasing
 Black Walnut, Parsley, Sage

 Lactation - Increasing
 Nettle, Fennel, Vervain, Borage, Raspberry leaves, Marshmallow, Alfalfa, Blessed thistle,  Caraway.

 Miscarriage (Prevent)
 Red Raspberry, Wild Yam, Squaw vine, False Unicorn, Cramp bark, Bayberry, Catnip,  Hawthorn, Lobelia, Ladyís mantle.

 Morning Sickness
 Red Raspberry, Catnip, Peppermint, Spearmint, Alfalfa, Chamomile, Lemonbalm, Meadowsweet, Fennel, Ginger, Cinnamon,
Clove, Goldenseal, Kelp, Wild Yam.

 Prolapsed Uterus
 Red Raspberry, Bayberry, Black Walnut, Burdock, Eucalyptus.

 Rigid Cervix (Helps labour)
 Blue Cohosh, Wild Yam, Crampbark, Raspberry leaves, Squaw vine.

 Strengthening Uterus
 Raspberry leaf, Squaw vine, Kelp, Ladyís mantle.

 Strengthen weak contractions
 Black Cohosh, Blue Cohosh, Goldenseal, Ginger.


Prostate Problems
Angelica, Buchu, Cornsilk, couch grass, Damiana, Echinacea, Kelp, Rosemary, Oak bark (Cancer), Epilobium.

Psoriasis
Burdock, Cleavers, Sarsaparilla, Yellow dock, Scullcap, Motherwort, Lime blossom, Comfrey, Chickweed, Aloe Vera, Dandelion, Jojoba, Red Clover, Rosehip, Saffron, Sarsaparilla, Sassafras, Thyme, Bedstraw, Birch.

Pyorrhoea
Barberry, Birch, Capsicum, Eucalyptus, Oak bark.



R

Rabies
Lobelia, Skullcap.

Rashes
Yarrow, St Johnís wort, Aloe Vera, Black Walnut, Dandelion, Elder Flower.

Respiratory Problems
Elecampane, Comfrey, Blessed thistle, Basil, Ginger, Horehound, Marjoram, Plantain, Echinacea (Infection), Plantain, Thyme.

Restlessness
Catnip, Scullcap, Passionflower.

Rheumatism
Aniseed, Cinnamon, Lemon, Dandelion, Burdock, Elderflower, Juniper, Cramp bark, Flaxseed, Sarsaparilla, Sassafras, Skullcap, Senna, Spikenard, Thyme, Wild Yam, Willow, Wintergreen, Wormwood, Oakstraw, Yarrow, Yellow dock, Parsley, Cranberry juice, Alder, Elderberry, Olive oil.

Rickets
Scullcap.



S

Scabies
Wild Yam

Scarlet Fever
Myrrh, Boneset, Lobelia, Safflower, Saffron, Valerian.

Scars
Aloe vera, Calendula.

Sciatica
Rue, Parsley, Thyme, Wintergreen, St Johnís wort, Rosemary.

Scrofula
Mandrake, Black walnut, Bayberry, Gentian, Gotu Kola, Plantain, Sarsaparilla, Violet.

Scurvy
Burdock, Yellowdock.

Seasickness
Marjoram, Peppermint.

Seborrhoea
Jojoba.

Sedative
Hops, Chamomile, Lavender, Valerian, Birch, Black Cohosh, Blue Vervain, Evening Primrose, Fennel, Hops, Lobelia, Mistletoe, Mullein, Passionflower, Red Clover, Willow, Lemonbalm, Cowslip, Hawthorn.

Senility
Blessed thistle.

Shingles
Horehound, Oakstraw, Passionflower

Shock
Capsicum, Lavender, Lemonbalm, Catnip, Lobelia, Valerian.

Sinusitis
Echinacea, Eyebright, Elderflower, Goldenseal, Marshmallow, Fenugreek, Basil, Eucalyptus, Peppermint, Marjoram, Blackberry, Comfrey, Horseradish, Mullein, Myrrh, Sage, Thyme, Witchhazel.

Skin Diseases/Disorders
Agrimony, Black cohosh, Blue vervain, Buckthorn, Burdock, Catnip, Chamomile, Plantain, Saffron, St Johnís wort, Sarsaparilla, Sassafras, Senna, Spikenard, Yellow dock, Yucca, Soapwort, Witchhazel, Bedstraw, Birch, Eldreflower, Horehound, Ladyís mantle.

Sleep walking
St Johnís wort

Smallpox
pennyroyal,  bistort, black cohosh, yarrow.

Spasm
Cowslip, Peppermint, Red Clover, Rosemary, Sassafras, Scullcap, Spearmint, Valerian, Wild Yam Bowel), Lemonbalm, Blue cohosh, Caraway, Catnip, Chamomile, Cramp bark, Fennel, Lobelia, Marigold, Mullein, Passionflower.

Speech disorders
St Johnís wort

Spinal Meningitis
Scullcap.

Spleen Problems
Barberry, Blessed thistle, Blue Vervain, Cascara sagrada, Chicory, Dandelion, Evening primrose, Gentian, Hops, Hyssop, Lemongrass, Mistletoe, Parsley, oak bark, Yellow dock.

Sprains
Comfrey, Thyme, Linseed, Chamomile, Clove, Lavender, Marjoram, Rosemary, Eucalyptus, Agrimony, Capsicum, Gentian, Marigold, Mustard, Rue, Burdock, Yellow dock, Ginger.

Stiffness
Yucca, Rosemary, Chicory.
 

Stomach

 Stomach cramps
 Catnip, Fennel, Chamomile, Angelica, Basil, Caraway, Hops, Marjoram, Pennyroyal, Peppermint, St Johnís Wort, Sassafras,
Lemonbalm

 Stimulate Stomach
 Wintergreen

 Stomach Upsets/Problems
 Catnip, Fennel, Ginger, Cardamon, Peppermint, Slippery Elm, Comfrey, Marshmallow, Meadowsweet, Chamomile,
Rosemary, Lemonbalm, Agrimony, Angelica, Blackberry, Blue  Vervain, Caraway, Chicory, Dandelion, Fenugreek, Gentian,
Horehound, Myrrh, Plantain, Red  raspberry, Rhubarb, Saffron, Thyme, Wormwood, Yarrow, Yellow dock, Basil.


Stress/Anxiety
Valerian, Motherwort, Scullcap, Passionflower, Vervain, Oats, Ginseng, Catnip, Chamomile, Lime blossom, Lemonbalm, Meadowsweet, Hops, Basil, Cinnamon, Jasmine, Blue vervain, Ginseng, Licorice, Lobelia, rosehips, Goldenrod.

Stroke (preventing)
Cowslip, Capsicum.

Sunstroke
Pennyroyal.

Swelling
Yucca, Catnip, Yarrow, Capsicum, Chamomile, Witchhazel, Fennel, Grapefruit, Juniper, Mandarin, Orange, Rosemary, Sage, Burdock, Coltsfoot, Comfrey, St Johnís Wort, Thyme, Oak Bark (Glands), Wild Marjoram.

Sweating (To promote)
Sarsaparilla, Fenugreek, Mustard, Bistort, Blue Vervain, Buckthorn, Catnip (Doesnít heat the body), Celery, Ginger, Horehound, Pennyroyal, Safflower, Sassafras, Thyme, Wormwood, Yarrow, Elderflower.

Syphilis
Couchgrass, Echinacea, Lobelia, Mandrake, Red Clover, Slippery elm.



T

TB
Aloe vera, Black cohosh, Black walnut, Coltsfoot, Comfrey, Irish moss, Juniper, Marjoram, Mullein, Myrrh, Pennyroyal, Saffron, Slippery elm, Witchhazel, Echinacea.
 

Teeth

 Cleaning Teeth
 Sage, Thyme (Prevents tooth decay).

 Strengthen Teeth
 Elecampane, Lobelia, Horsetail, Blackberry, Kelp.

 Teething
 Lobelia, Chamomile, Clove, Peppermint, Spearmint, Red raspberry, Yarrow.

 Toothache
 Hops, Clove, Capsicum, Alfalfa, Angelica, Caraway, Garlic, Ginger, Lobelia, Calendula, Marjoram oil, Pennyroyal, Sassafras,
Oak Bark, Chamomile.


Tetanus
Lobelia.

Thrombosis
Evening Primrose.

Thrush
Buchu, Garlic, Sage, Wintergreen, Agrimony, oak bark.

Thyroid problems
Irish Moss, Kelp, Rhubarb, Scullcap, Yellowdock, Bedstraw.

Tonic
Boneset, Chicory, Comfrey, Couch grass, Angelica, Ginger, Horehound, Licorice, Mistletoe, Wormwood.

Tonsillitis/Sore Throat
Onion, Black Walnut, Catnip, Red Raspberry, Comfrey, Pineapple juice, Echinacea, Cleavers, Marigold, Red Sage, Thyme, Agrimony, Barberry, Bayberry, Boneset, Capsicum, Chamomile, Eucalyptus, Ginger, Goldenseal, Hawthorn, Hyssop, Licorice, Lobelia, Marshmallow, Mullein, Mustard, Myrrh, Red raspberry, Rose hip, Sage, Slippery elm, Violet, Oak bark, Willow, Wintergreen, Witchhazel, Elderflower, Fenugreek, Mallow, Thyme.

Toxaemia
Alfalfa, Raspberry, Comfrey, Kelp, Dandelion, Red beet, Yellow dock, Strawberry, Lobelia, Burdock, Nettle, Mullein.

Typhoid
Chamomile, Echinacea, Eucalyptus, Horehound, Juniper, Mandrake, Rue, Yarrow.



U

Ulcers
Myrrh, Bayberry, Comfrey, Alfalfa (Internal ulcers), Aloe Vera, Angelica (Gastric), Barberry, Black Walnut, Capsicum (Gastric), Chamomile (Peptic), Comfrey, Eucalyptus, Evening primrose, Fenugreek, Ginseng, Irish moss, Licorice (Stomach), Calendula, Myrrh (Mouth), Nettle, Pennyroyal,  Plantain, Red Clover, Red Raspberry (mouth), Rosehips (Mouth), Saffron (Internal), Sage, St Johnís wort (skin), Sassafras (Varicose), Slippery Elm, Valerian, Violet, Oak Bark, Willow, Witchhazel, Yarrow, Yellow dock, Burdock, Calendula (Peptic), Horsetail, Mallow (skin).

Urinary Tract/Bladder infections
Blue cohosh, cornsilk, couch grass, Plantain, Sage, Uva Ursi, Birch, Echinacea.

Urinary Tract/Bladder problems
Cleavers, Cornsilk, Uva Ursi, Alfalfa, Basil, Birch, Blue Vervain, Buchu, Chamomile, Comfrey, Couch grass, Cramp bark, Gentian, Hyssop, Irish moss, Juniper, Lemongrass, Marshmallow, Oakstraw, Parsley, Red Clover, Red raspberry, Safflower, Sassafras, Scullcap, Slippery elm, Oak bark, Daisy leaf, Meadowsweet, Wintergreen, Yarrow, Yellow dock, Uva Ursi, Birch, Echinacea (infection), Goldenrod, St Johnís Wort, Oakstraw, Nettle.



V

Vaginitis
Blue cohosh, Goldenseal, Nettle.

Venereal Disease
Goldenseal, Hops, Mullein, Parsley, Plantain, Sarsaparilla, Sassafras, Spikenard, oak bark, Witchhazel, Yucca.

Vertigo
Pennyroyal.

Vomiting
Clove, Basil, Chamomile, Catnip, Fennel, Lavender, Lemon, Celery, Peppermint, Spearmint, Angelica, Blackberry, Ginseng, Lemongrass, Lobelia (Small doses), Mandrake, Red raspberry, Oak bark, Feverfew, Ladyís mantle.



W

Warts
Potato, Buckthorn, Dandelion (fresh juice), Garlic, jojoba, mandrake, Fresh Mullein leaves, Thyme, Wintergreen.

Warts - Plantar
Thuja

Water retention
Juniper, Fenugreek, Hops, Horseradish, Kelp, Marjoram, Elecampane, Birch, Plantain, Saffron, Sassafras, Shepherds purse, Dandelion, Meadowsweet, Goldenrod, Horsetail.

Weak  Peristalsis
Blackberry, Cascara Sagrada.

Weight Control/Obesity
Phenylalanine amino acid, Kelp, Licorice, Beetroot, Hawthorn, Fennel, Cornsilk, Echinacea, Evening Primrose, Sassafras, Senna, Wormwood, Dandelion.

Whooping cough
Coltsfoot, Elecampane, Evening primrose, Red clover, Rue, Slippery elm, Thyme, Violet, Wild yam, Cowslip, Goldenrod, Plantain, Ginger, Hops, Lobelia, Mandrake, Marjoram, Marshmallow.
 

Womenís Problems

 Ovarian Irritation
 Cramp bark, Willow.

 Uterine Disorders
 Queen of the meadow, St Johnís wort, Oak bark, Pennyroyal, Shepherds purse, Thyme,

 Uterine Haemorrhage
 Saffron

 Vaginal Problems
 Shepherds purse, Slippery elm (Irritation), Oak Bark.

 Womenís problems
 Blackberry, Blue vervain, Caraway, Couchgrass, Damiana, Angelica, Elecampane, Evening Primrose, Hops, Licorice, Lobelia,
Mullein, Pennyroyal, Red raspberry, Rue, Slippery elm, Wormwood.

Worms and Parasites

 Parasites
 Buckthorn, Sarsaparilla (skin), Thyme.

 Ringworm
 Garlic, Lobelia, Eucalyptus, Lavender, Peppermint, Aloe vera, Black Walnut, Goldenseal,  Thyme.

 Tapeworm
 Pumpkin seeds, False unicorn

 Worms
 Apples, Anise, Sage, Garlic, Papaya, Pomegranate, Pumpkin seeds, Aloe Vera, Basil, Birch, Bistort, Black Walnut, Blessed
thistle, Blue Vervain, Boneset, Buckthorn, Cascara sagrada, Catnip, Elecampane, Eucalyptus, Fennel, Flaxseed, Gentian,
Hops, Horehound, Horseradish, Hyssop, Juniper, Lobelia, Mandrake, Calendula, Plantain, Rue, Sage, St Johnís wort, Senna,  Slippery elm, Thyme, Valerian, Oak bark, Willow, Wormwood.


Wrinkles
Witchhazel, Jojoba, Aloe Vera, Kelp



ďOld FashionedĒ Remedies:

After birth bath -  Mix Comfrey, Marigold, St Johnís Wort together, use 1 teasp combines herbs to 1 pint of water, place in bath water.

Allergies - Cut orange peels into strips and soak in apple cider vinegar for several hours.  Drain, cook down in honey until soft.  Keep in the fridge and eat one as required.

Asthma - 1-2 teasp shredded Elecampane in a litre of boiling water, let stand for 8-10 hours, reheat and drink hot, 1 cup twice a day.

Bleeding - Apply a small amount of cayenne pepper to the wound, or add to a glass of water to take internal.  Apply fresh lemon juice to a wound.

Colds/Flu - Wash 2oz barley and boil in 1 pint of water for a few minutes, discard water and place the barley in 4 pints of pure water.  Add clean lemon peel and boil down to 2 pints.  Strain and add 2 oz of honey.  This can be used by children.

Cough - Almond drink - Grind almond into powder, steep in 1 pint cold water. Equal parts Mullein, Marshmallow, Comfrey, Lobelia, Chickweed.  Equal parts Sage and Thyme with pinch of Cardamon, Ginger, Cloves and Nutmeg.

Cleaning teeth - Myrrh oil mixed with Bi-carb soda... brush on teeth, Cut a strawberry in half, and rub the juice onto teeth.

Cystitis - Drink Cranberry juice.  Drink Barley Water - take 4oz (113g) washed barley, place in a pot with 600ml (1 pint) water, boil until the barley is soft.  Add honey and lemon.

Diarrhoea
Mopping up foods like bread.  Carrot soup.  Water mixed with a small amount of baking soda and sugar (Helps to de-mineralise).

Fever - Almond drink - Grind almond into powder, steep in 1 pint cold water.

Lower blood sugar
All beans (string, Kidney, Snap etc.)

Ringworm - Mix lemon juice, eggwhite and nail varnish together and apply to the area every few hours.



information gathered with the use of the following books:

The traditional use of herbs - Hilde Hemmes (Booklet) - published by Australian School of Herbal Medicine PO box 346, St Agnes, SA 5097.  1999
Dorothy Hall's Herbal Medicine - Dorothy Hall - Published by Lothian Publishing Company Pty Ltd.  11 Munro St Port Melbourne, Vic 3207.  1988
Today's Herbal Health - Louise Tenney - Published by Woodland Books Australasia. 447 Upper Edwards St. N. Brisbane QLD 4000.  1983
Herbal Remedies - Tamara Kircher and Penny Lowery - Published by New Burlington Books.  6 Blundell St. London N7 9BH.  1996
Herbal Healing Secrets of the Orient - Darlena L'Orange - Published by Prentice Hall.  Paramus, NJ 07652.  1998
A Wiccan Herbal - Marie Rodway - Published by Quantum. 1997
The known World Handbook - Published by the SCA (Proper publishing details to come)
A workbook I had been using to gather herbal information a few years ago.  Unfortunately I did not keep references for this information.


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