Herb List sorted by Herb Name (Sep 2, 2016)

Herb NameDescription
Acacia (Gum Arabic) Powder good source of fiber that dissolves in water, can help with digestive issues, alleviate constipation, reduce IBS symptoms, can lower cholesterol levels (soluble fiber), helps weight loss, a demulcent that relieves irritation in the mucus membranes of the mouth and for sore throat, antibacterial properties that control harmful bacteria in mouth.
Alfalfa Leaf lower cholesterol, managing menstruation and menopause discomfort, good general tonic because excellent source of minerals, vitamins and protein, treat digestive disorders, diuretic, treatment of arthritis
Angelica Root Organic mix in bath to promote good health, help prevent tooth and gum decay, heartburn, flatulence, arthritis, circulation problems, nervousness, insomnia, directly to skin for nerve pain (neuralgia), joint pain (rheumatism) and skin disorders.
Anise Star (Star Anise) respiratory tract infections, cough, bronchitis, upset stomach, gas, loss of appetite, increase sexual drive, used as a culinary spice for flavoring and in potpourris.
Arrowroot Powder added to foods to help stop diarrhea, help soothe irritable bowel syndrome, considered a nutritious, easily digested food starch for infants and elderly patients with bowel complaints, sooth painful gums and sore mouth by applying arrowroot directly to the affected area, used as a substitute for talcum in bath and body care recipes.
Ashwagandha Root Used for longevity, anti-aging, reducing inflammation, treating diabetes, helping body resist physical and psychological stress, tonify and normalize a wide range of bodily functions (adaptogenic), improving memory.
Balsam Fir Cut leaves, twigs and bark can be used in herbal teas, and added to cough syrups, in steam baths to ease sore muscles, Helps rheumatism, inflammation of the bladder, sciatica, neuralgia, epilepsy, colic, swollen inguinal glands, jaundice, iritis, dropsy, lumbago, worms, typhoid fever, bronchitis.
Bee Pollen Granules energy enhancer, treating allergies, respiratory system help, digestive system help, immune system booster, skin soother (topical).
Blessed Thistle as a tea for loss of appetite and indigestion, diuretic for increasing urine output, treats colds, fever, bacterial infections, diarrhea, used for promoting flow of breast milk in new mothers, apply to skin for treating boils, wounds and ulcers.
Blue Vervain (Common Verbena) yeast infections, skin sores, insomnia, fever, sore throats, respiratory, kidney, liver, gall bladder and stomach complaints, depression, hysteria, gout, arthritis, symptoms of menopause, irregular menstruation.
Buckthorn Bark clean toxins from the body, laxative, diuretic (helps cleanse the blood), helps with liver, gall bladder, intestinal problems, treatment of warts, relieving itching (insect bites).
Burdock Root take internally for skin conditions (acne, boils, abscesses), rheumatic conditions resulting from toxins (rheumatism and gout), take externally for eczema and skin ulcers, favorably altering unhealthy conditions of the body and tending to restore normal function, detoxifying agent.
Calendula antibacterial, antiviral and immune stimulating properties, good for soothing and healing the skin, in mouthwashes to treat sores and gingivitis, as tea it lowers stomach acid levels so gives heartburn relief and can be used as part of ulcer treatment.
Cat's Claw Bark arthritis and other inflammatory conditions, urinary tract infections, rheumatism, peptic ulcers, intestinal disorders, menstrual irregularities, stimulate the immune system, viral infections (shingles, cold sores, candida), hay fever, CFS.
Chamomile relaxing effect on nervous and digestive system, sleep aid, treat stomachaches, ulcers, menstrual cramps, arthritis, soothe heartburn, indigestion and acid reflux. Externally, heal wounds, soothe irritated and inflamed skin because of its anti-inflammatory properties.
Chaparral Leaf used for digestion problems (cramps and gas), respiratory tract conditions (colds and infections), ongoing chronic skin disorders, arthritis, tuberculosis, urinary tract infections, sexually transmitted diseases, central nervous system conditions, chickenpox, parasite infections, obesity, some use for detoxification, or as a tonic or "blood purifier." Not safe if you have liver or kidney problems.
Cinnamon Powder blood sugar control, candida/yeast infection, colds, sore throat, coughs, blood thinner, antioxidant, antibacterial, antimicrobial, neutralizes odours, increases alertness and concentration, relaxes muscles, relieves muscle pain.
Cinnamon Sticks blood sugar control, candida/yeast infection, colds, sore throat, coughs, blood thinner, antioxidant, antibacterial, antimicrobial, neutralizes odours, increases alertness and concentration, relaxes muscles, relieves muscle pain.
Cocoa Butter helps moisturize and soothe skin and lips, manage your hair, makes shaving less irritating, it's an excellent source of antioxidants. You can use lotion, cream, or oil form, or even eat raw cocoa butter.
Coltsfoot Leaf coughs, hoarseness, wheezing, pneumonia, pleurisy, bronchitis, asthma, fever, astringent, insect bites, poultice for swelling, inflammation, boils, burns, and phlebitis.
Comfrey Leaf applied to skin for joint inflammation, bruises, gout, swollen veins, rheumatoid arthritis. Magical properties: traveller's protection, money. Carried for protection during travel. Also used in money spells. Also known as: Assear, Black Wort, Boneset, Bruisewort, Consound, Wallwort, Yalluc. Planet: Saturn. Element: Water
Dandelion Leaf diuretic, helps reduce water retention, used to reduce fevers, diarrhea, hemorrhoids, boils and abscesses, loaded with nutrients including vitamins A, C, D and B complex, iron, magnesium, zinc, potassium, manganese, copper, choline, calcium, boron, and silicon.
Dandelion Root coffee substitute, used in many liver related conditions, promotes production of bile and contraction of bile duct, used in treatment of dyspepsia, indigestion and to stimulate the appetite, loaded with nutrients including vitamins A, C, D and B complex, iron, magnesium, zinc, potassium, manganese, copper, choline, calcium, boron, and silicon.
Echinacea Angustifolia immune system enhancer with antibacterial and antiviral properties, boosts white blood cells that fight infection, take at first sign of a cold or flu to help lessen severity, treat middle ear, urinary tract, vaginal yeast and other recurring infections. Topically promotes healing of skin wounds, burns, sores, eczema and acts as a topical anesthetic.
Echinacea Purpurea immune system enhancer with antibacterial and antiviral properties, boosts white blood cells that fight infection, take at first sign of a cold or flu to help lessen severity, treat middle ear, urinary tract, vaginal yeast and other recurring infections. Topically promotes healing of skin wounds, burns, sores, eczema and acts as a topical anesthetic.
Elder Berries respiratory tract ailments (fever, colds, flu, sinusitis, hay fever, bronchitis), reduce swelling, fight inflammation, boost immune system. Make sure to cook the berries - do not eat raw.
Elder Flowers respiratory tract ailments (fever, colds, flu, sinusitis, hay fever, bronchitis), reduce swelling, fight inflammation, boost immune system. Make sure to cook the berries - do not eat raw.
False Unicorn Root used as a tonic for the female reproductive system, used to treat ovarian cysts, menstrual problems, menopausal symptoms, vomiting from pregnancy, infertility, used to treat digestive problems, relieve water retention (increase urine flow), rid the intestine of worms.
Fenugreek Powder loss of appetite, upset stomach, constipation, gastritis, lowering cholesterol levels, lowering blood sugar, poultice to treat muscle pain, gout, eczema, used in spice blends, flavouring agent in imitation maple syrup, soaps.
Feverfew might help with migraine headaches, infertility, irregular menstrual periods, arthritis, psoriasis, tinnitus, dizziness, nausea, vomiting, upset stomach, anemia, allergies, muscular tension, swollen feet, reduces inflammation.
Five Finger Grass(Cinquefoil) helps diarrhea, fever, swollen mouth, gums, toothache, heartburn, reduce skin inflammation, drying (astringent) effect on tissues.
Flax Seed reduce risk of heart disease, cancer, stroke, diabetes, antioxidant, source of omega-3s, excellent source of fiber.
French Green Clay Powder effective treatment for skin problems (oily skin, acne, eczema, dermatitis, psoriasis), as a poultice for application to muscles, joints, sprains, cuts, bruises, abrasions, infections, minor burns, general bath or foot bath for detoxifying, heals hemorrhoids,
Ginger remedy for motion sickness, nausea and indigestion, helps postoperative nausea, side effects of chemotherapy. Anti-inflammatory - treat rheumatoid arthritis, helps ease the pain of a sore throat (as a strong tea), massage oil to relieve lower back pain, in a wash to treat athletes' foot and other fungal infections.
Ginkgo Biloba Leaf tinnitus, vertigo, relief of coughs, peripheral vascular disease, increase blood flow, antioxidant, treatment for chronic cerebral insufficiency, anti-depressant, protect eye from damage in diabetes, management of glaucoma, helps reduce symptoms of vertigo.
Ginseng Root Chinese stress and fatigue (mental and physical), exercise (increase endurance and performance), strengthen immune system, anemia, lack of appetite, improve vitality, treat nervous agitation.
Goji Berries eaten dried or used in herbal teas, rich in nutrients, antioxidants, fibre, beta-carotene (helps promote healthy skin), vitamin C (can reduce tough cold symptoms), known to help boost the immune system and protect the eyes, possible benefits include a feeling of well being and calmness, better athletic performance, quality of sleep, and weight loss.
Goldenrod Herb used to reduce pain and swelling, diuretic, stops muscle spasms, gout, joint pain, arthritis, eczema, hemorrhoids, hay fever, enlarged prostate, inflammation of the mouth and throat (mouth rinse), insect bites.
Goldenseal Root infections and inflammations (digestive, upper respiratory, genitourinary tract), skin diseases, ulcers, liver conditions, used to treat colds, antimicrobial, treatment for heavy menstrual bleeding, eczema, ringworm, athlete's foot, impetigo, digestive stimulant, mouth wash.
Hawthorn Berries good for mild congestive heart failure, hypertension, blood, kidney stones, memory disorders, circulation problems, nervous tension, anxiety, diabetes, may reduce blood cholesterol.
Hawthorn Leaf & Flower good for mild congestive heart failure, hypertension, blood, kidney stones, memory disorders, circulation problems, nervous tension, anxiety, diabetes, may reduce blood cholesterol.
Hibiscus Flower support upper respiratory health, sore throat, promote proper circulation and normal blood pressure, diuretic, gentle laxative, improves odour, flavour and appearance of tea mixtures.
Himalayan Cooking Salt re-mineralizes the body with minerals and trace elements including calcium, magnesium, potassium, copper and iron. Use Himalayan cooking salt as you would regular table salt in any recipe.
Hop Flowers used for anxiety, insomnia, restlessness, tension, excitability, ADHD, nervousness, irritability, improve appetite, increase urine flow, start flow of breast milk, treat indigestion, high cholesterol, bladder infections, intestinal cramps, nerve pain, applied to the skin for leg ulcers, an antibacterial agent.
Hyssop Herb used for digestive and intestinal problems including liver and gallbladder conditions, intestinal pain, intestinal gas, colic, loss of appetite, used for respiratory problems including coughs, the common cold, respiratory infections, sore throat, and asthma, menstrual cramps. Can be used as a gargle.
Irish Moss Flakes seaweed rich in calcium, sulphur, bromine, potassium, magnesium, and sodium. It can be used as an alternative to pectin for jams and jellies, can be used for digestive problems, diarrhea, as a laxative, treat ulcers, clarifying agent in beer making, used externally it softens and soothes the skin.
Jasmine Flowers used for liver disease (hepatitis), liver pain due to cirrhosis, abdominal pain due to severe diarrhea (dysentery), as a sedative (relaxation), to heighten sexual desire (aphrodisiac), and in cancer treatment, used to flavor beverages, frozen dairy desserts, candy, baked goods, gelatins, and puddings.
Juniper Berries reproductive and urinary tract infections, diuretic, chronic arthritic conditions, chronic gout, neuralgia, digestive upset (colic, flatulence), stimulate appetite.
Kelp Granules low sodium salt alternative, excellent source of iodine (helps stimulate the thyroid gland), rich source of potassium, iron, B6, riboflavin, absorb and eliminate radioactive elements and heavy metal contaminants from our bodies, used to purify the blood and goiters.
Lady's Mantle (Alchemilla) stomach problems, mild diarrhea, diabetes, water retention, swelling, muscle spasms, gargle for sore mouth and throat, symptoms of menopause, apply directly to skin for eczema, skin rashes
Lavender antispasmodic, analgesic, antidepressant, antiseptic qualities. Used externally for insomnia, nervousness, induces sleep or rest, headaches, soothes wounds, burns and skin irritations. Can make a mild tea and drink as well.
Lavender Powder antispasmodic, analgesic, antidepressant, antiseptic qualities. Used externally for insomnia, nervousness, induces sleep or rest, headaches, soothes wounds, burns and skin irritations. Can make a mild tea and drink as well.
Lemon Balm remedy for insomnia, has antibacterial and antiviral properties, calming, relieves anxiety, menstrual cramps and mild digestive problems.
Lemon Verbena Leaf digestive disorders (indigestion, gas, colic, diarrhea, constipation), joint pain, insomnia, asthma, colds, fever, hemorrhoids, varicose veins, skin conditions, anxiety., insect repellent.
Lemongrass Organic used to treat digestive tract spasms, stomachache, high blood pressure, convulsions, pain, vomiting, cough, achy joints, fever, the common cold, exhaustion, kills germs, is a mild astringent, flavoring in foods.
Licorice Cut gastrointestinal tract inflammation (peptic ulcer, gastritis), skin inflammation (cankers, cold sores, minor skin abrasions), coughs, bronchitis, mild laxative, tonifies the spleen, adrenal tonic (for stress and fatigue).
Licorice Root gastrointestinal tract inflammation (peptic ulcer, gastritis), skin inflammation (cankers, cold sores, minor skin abrasions), coughs, bronchitis, mild laxative, tonifies the spleen, adrenal tonic (for stress and fatigue).
Lily of The Valley used for heart problems including irregular heartbeat, treat urinary tract infections, kidney stones, epilepsy, fluid retention (edema), strokes and resulting paralysis, eye infections. In aromatherapy lifts depression, creates feeling of well-being and improves cognitive processes.
Linden Used for cough, colds, flu, sore throat, insomnia (sedative), lowers blood pressure (relaxes blood vessels), prevents edema and water retention (diuretic). Linden leaves and flowers are usually used in teas.
Maca Root used for anemia, chronic fatigue syndrome, enhancing energy, stamina, athletic performance, memory, fertility, female hormone imbalance, menstrual problems, symptoms of menopause, osteoporosis, depression, erectile dysfunction, to arouse sexual desire, and to boost the immune system.
Mandrake Root in magic use in an amulet as an aphrodisiac, for love magic, good luck in business or gambling, counter-magic, protector, warding off of evil spirits or spells, invincible against any kind of weapons.
Marshmallow Leaf in a cold tea for colds, sore throats, heartburn, soothe and support the intestines, soothing insect bites, eczema, psoriasis, sunburn, urinary or bladder infections, soothing irritations of the mouth, digestive tract, throat.
Marshmallow Root in a cold tea for colds, sore throats, heartburn and for soothing irritations of the mouth, throat and digestive tract, soothing eczema, psoriasis, sunburn, urinary or bladder infections.
Matcha Tea Powder all nutrients of green tea leaf (137 times more antioxidants), rich in fiber, chlorophyll, vitamin C, selenium, chromium, zinc, magnesium, burns calories, detoxifies, calms mind, relaxes body, enhances mood, aids in concentration, lowers cholesterol and blood sugar.
Mistletoe Herb tea to treat hypertension, treatment for arthritic pain, epilepsy and other convulsive nervous disorders. A nervine, it has a profound effect on the nervous system. Best used by trained herbal practitioners. Kiss your love under the mistletoe and you will stay together.
Motherwort Herb treat heart conditions like irregular heartbeat, fast heartbeat or heart symptoms due to anxiety, flatulence, over-active thyroid, absence of menstrual periods, helps some symptoms of PMS and menopause, itching, shingles.
Mugwort Herb colic, diarrhea, constipation, cramps, weak digestion, persistent vomiting, stimulates gastric juice and bile secretion, liver tonic, promotes circulation, sedative, irregular periods, apply lotion directly to skin to relieve itchiness caused by burn scars.
Mullein Used for cough, bronchitis, hoarseness, pneumonia, earaches, colds, flu, fever, allergies, tonsillitis, sore throat, asthma, diarrhea, gastrointestinal bleeding, migraines, joint pain, and gout. Used as a sedative and a diuretic. Applied to skin for wounds, burns, hemorrhoids, and skin infections. Mullein leaves can be used in teas or in food, they can also be used topically to soften and protect the skin.
Nettle Leaf rheumatism, gout, hay fever, nutritive supplement, treating enlargement of prostate gland, detoxification (cleansing tonics, teas), aid milk production, lower blood pressure, diuretic, astringent (for bleeding conditions), central nervous system depressant, analgesic.
Noni Fruit Powder (Mulberry) provides support for healthy immune system, contains a polysaccharide that facilitates normal cell tissue growth, rich supply of antioxidants, amino acids, vitamins and minerals, antiseptic, anti-inflammatory(soothe achy muscles, decrease chronic pain, reduce symptoms of arthritis.
Orris Root used as a fixative for oils in potpourri, blood purifying, gland stimulating, increases kidney activity, stimulates appetite and digestion, increases bile flow, used for headache, muscle and joint pain, migraine, constipation, bloating, coughs, sore throat, bronchitis.
Papaya Leaf used for gastrointestinal tract disorders, sedative, diuretic, nerve pains (neuralgia), relieves allergies.
Passionflower sedative, analgesic, antispasmodic properties, good for anxiety, nervous tension, restlessness, irritability, insomnia, hysteria, convulsions, management of mild heart conditions, useful for individuals who are weak or exhausted from overwork, illness or age.
Pau D'Arco Bark treat infections, pain, arthritis, fever, dysentery, colds, flu, sore throat, yeast infections, some tropical diseases, psoriasis, ulcers, multiplies red blood cells, improves wound healing, contains calcium and iron, antioxidant.
Peach Leaf has laxative, diuretic, sedative and expectorant properties. Tea used for treating chest congestion, bronchitis, bad breath, headache, burns, sore throat, nausea, urinary disorders, insomnia, stomach ailments, nervousness, high blood pressure, pneumonia. Tea: 1oz leaves, 16oz boiling water, steep 15mins.
Peppermint Leaf antispasmodic, digestive aid, helps with stomach upset, stimulate bile secretion, prevent stomach ulcers, decongestant, can ease respiratory symptoms of colds as a chest rub or inhaled, treatment of tension headaches, added to a bath. Repels mice.
Periwinkle Herb used for high blood pressure, reduce blood pressure, astringent, diarrhea, throat ailments, tonsillitis, sore throat, chest pain, intestinal pain and swelling, toothache, edema (water retention), improving way immune system defends the body.
Plantain Leaf high in vitamins A and C, a rich source of calcium, given as a tea for cold, cough, upper respiratory support, indigestion, heartburn, ulcers, topically in a tea or salve used for minor cuts, bruises, stings, rashes, poison ivy, oak or sumac rashes.
Quassia Chips treats anorexia, indigestion, constipation, fever, rheumatism, rid intestines of various worms, mouthwash, insecticide, tea destroys appetite for alcohol, infusion counteracts dandruff.
Red Raspberry Leaf aid for pregnancy, prevent miscarriages, reduce labour pains, increase breast milk, reduce menstrual cramps, tea has been used to cleanse and purify the blood, treat diarrhea, urinary tract infections, mouthwash in tonsillitis,.
Rhodiola Root cardioprotective, decreases high cholesterol, adaptogenic - helps to normalise bodily functions, strengthen nervous system, manage stress, mood, fight depression, enhance immunity, helps with chronic fatigue, improve athletic performance, stamina, energy levels, shorten muscle recovery, enhance memory, mental capacity, aid weight reduction, improve sexual function, improve hearing, regulate blood sugar and protect liver.
Rosebuds, Rose Petals Soothes stomach, liver, immune booster, improves blood circulation, reduces body fats, eases constipation, indigestion, moisturizes skin, helps oily skin, high in antioxidants, vitamins A, B, C, E, K, wound healing, relieves knee pain, eases depression, soothes nerves, fatigue, treatment for PMS, menstrual cramps, reduces breast tenderness. Rosebud tea - part of Chinese medicine for more than 5,000 years. Use 2 Tablespoons of organic dried rosebuds and rose petals. Add boiling water and seep for 20 minutes - the longer the steep, the more beneficial the effects of the tea. Flavour with honey and enjoy.
Rosehips Pieces vitamin C, used for stomach disorders (spasms, acid deficiency, preventing irritation, ulcers), diarrhea, constipation, gallstones, fluid retention, gout, back and leg pain, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, chest ailments, fever, increasing immune function, increasing blood flow and urine flow.
Rosehips Whole vitamin C, used for stomach disorders (spasms, acid deficiency, preventing irritation, ulcers), diarrhea, constipation, gallstones, fluid retention, gout, back and leg pain, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, chest ailments, fever, increasing immune function, increasing blood flow and urine flow.
Rosemary Leaf super antioxidant, flavouring for food, good source of iron and calcium, digestive aid, flatulence, antiseptic, antibacterial, astringent, rheumatism, soothes nerves, tension headaches, colds, increase circulation, improves concentration, memory booster, natural air-freshener.
Sage Leaf used for digestive problems (loss of appetite, gas, stomach pain, diarrhea, bloating, heartburn), depression, overproduction of perspiration and saliva, memory loss, painful menstrual periods, reduce hot flashes, directly on the skin for cold sores, gingivitis, swollen nasal passage, sore throat, tongue.
Sandalwood Chips mainly used for smudging or potpourris. A decoction of the wood may be helpful for indigestion and fever and externally for skin problems of a bacterial origin.
Sassafras Leaf The aromatic leaves can be used in a potpourri. Magical Properties: Sassafras leaves are aromatic and can be used as a positive energy generator by simply placing in a bowl on altar or furniture. It can be mixed with several herbs for dream pillows to help with positive energy and pyschic powers. Can sometimes help with finding lost items.
Saw Palmetto Berries used in decreasing symptoms of an enlarged prostate, colds, coughs, sore throat, asthma, chronic bronchitis, migraine headache, diuretic, sedative (promote relaxation), enhance sexual drive (aphrodisiac).
Sea Buckthorn Berries used for preventing infections, improving sight, slowing aging process, apply directly to skin for preventing sunburn, treating damage from sunburns, healing wounds, for acne, dermatitis, dry skin, eczema. Can be used to make jellies, juices, purees, sauces.
Shavegrass Herb (Horsetail) used to treat fluid retention (edema), kidney and bladder stones, urinary tract infections, incontinence, used to treat balding, brittle fingernails, joint diseases, weak bones, heavy menstrual periods.
Solomon's Seal Root used to treat lung disorders, reduce swelling (inflammation), dry out tissue (an astringent), apply directly to the skin for bruises, ulcers, boils, hemorrhoids, skin redness, water retention (edema), might decrease blood sugar levels.
Spearmint Leaf used for digestive disorders (gas, indigestion, nausea, diarrhea, upper gastrointestinal tract spasms, irritable bowel syndrome, gallstones), sore throat, colds, headaches, toothaches, cramps, germ-killer, applied to skin for local muscle, joint and nerve pain.
Spirulina A blue-green algae which detoxes heavy metals, eliminates candida, lowers blood pressure, reduces cholesterol, boosts energy, alleviates sinus issues, modulates immune response, assists healthy eyes, reduces inflammation, eases PMS symptoms, helps digestive system, very high in bio-available iron, good source of B, E, K vitamins, good source of protein.
Triphala cleanse and detox digestive tract, mild laxative, lowers hyperacidity, IBS, antioxidant, purifies blood, reduces cholesterol, improves circulation, lowers blood pressure, reduce fibromyalgia pain, helps with bronchitis and asthma, good amount of vitamin C.
Turmeric Root inflammation (arthritis, allergies), liver disorders (jaundice), gastrointestinal conditions (flatulence, ulcer conditions), menstrual difficulties, colic, bruises, sports injuries, may decrease cholesterol, antioxidant, antiseptic, good source of B6.
Uva Ursi Leaf lower urinary tract infections (bladder and kidney), cystitis, venereal diseases. bronchitis, diarrhea, antimicrobial.
Valerian Root insomnia and stress relief, reduces menstrual cramps, headaches from menstrual cycle, other muscle cramps, intestinal upsets, relaxant for sleeping and alleviating back pain, may lower blood pressure, anticonvulsant. Cats love valerian.
White Oak Bark contains tannins, is used as a tea for diarrhea, colds, fever, cough, and bronchitis, for stimulating appetite, and for improving digestion. Some people apply oak bark directly to the skin in a compress or add it to bath water for pain and swelling (inflammation) of the skin, mouth, throat, genitals, and anal region, and for red itchy skin due to cold exposure (chilblains).
White Pine Bark eases bronchitis and lung congestion, stimulate blood circulation, antioxidant, strengthen immune system, diuretic, may reduce pain associated with arthritis.
Wild Cherry Bark colds, bronchitis, lung problems, diarrhea, gout, digestive disorders, pain, used in cough syrups because of sedative, expectorant, drying, cough-suppressing effects, reduces inflammation and has drying (astringent) effect on tissues.
Wormwood used for loss of appetite, upset stomach, heartburn, gas, intestinal spasms, to reduce fever, liver disease, general tonic, stimulate sweating, on skin for healing wounds and insect bites.
Yarrow Flowers applied to skin for minor bleeding, increases saliva, stomach acid, helps improve digestion, reduce inflammation of the digestive tract, may also relax smooth muscle in the intestine and uterus, which can relieve stomach and menstrual cramps, relieve anxiety or insomnia, as a sedative.
Yerba Mate Green Leaf wear to attract opposite sex, used in love spells, highest caffeine content of any plant in the world, will improve physical health and memory, increase stamina, and energize sexual performance.
Yucca Powder osteoarthritis (pain, swelling, stiffness), high blood pressure, migraine headaches, inflammation of the intestine (colitis), high cholesterol, stomach disorders, diabetes, poor circulation, liver, gallbladder disorders, directly on skin for sores, skin diseases, bleeding, sprains, joint pain, baldness, and dandruff. In foods, yucca is fried like potatoes.
Yucca Root Powder osteoarthritis (pain, swelling, stiffness), high blood pressure, migraine headaches, inflammation of the intestine (colitis), high cholesterol, stomach disorders, diabetes, poor circulation, liver, gallbladder disorders, directly on skin for sores, skin diseases, bleeding, sprains, joint pain, baldness, and dandruff. In foods, yucca is fried like potatoes.