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Aaron's rod Verbascum Nigrum

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Anodyne; Antiseptic; Demulcent; Diuretic; Expectorant; Pectoral: The flowers and leaves are anodyne, antiseptic, astringent, demulcent, emollient, expectorant, pectoral and vulnerary. An infusion is used internally in the treatment of various respiratory complaints including coughs, bronchitis, asthma and throat irritations. An infusion of the fresh or dried flowers in olive oil is used to treat dark mullein Garden Mullein, earaches, sores, wounds, boils

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Abcess Root Polemonium reptans - L

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coughs, colds, bronchitis, expectorant, relives congestion

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Abutilon Abutilon pictum - (Gillies. ex Hook.&Arn.)Walp.

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perfum oils

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Abyssinian Cabbage Brassica carinata

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rich in vitamin K and A the seed produces an oil

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Abyssinian Kale

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Abyssinian Oat

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Acacia Acacia concinna

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For bilious affliction, jaundice, malarial fever, flatulence. Used as a mild laxative.

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Acacia seed Curcuma

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increases psychic awareness

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Acai Palm Euterpe oleracea

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increases stamina, antioxident,

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Acalbir

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Achira

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achyranthis root Achyranthis Radix

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Aconite Aconitum napellus

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Analgesic; Anodyne; Antirheumatic; Diaphoretic; Diuretic; Febrifuge; Homeopathy; Irritant; Sedative.

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Blue Rocket
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Aconitum chinese Aconitum carmichaelii

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t is considered a medicinal herb by some and the root is most commonly used to effect circulation, restore yang and expel cold. It is sometimes used topically in Dit Da Jow liniment. If not prepared properly by a trained Chinese herbalist, it is deadly when taken internally. often used for anxiety in children. along with Ignata, gelsemium, silver nitrate, staphysagria, Kali phorphoricu WuTou

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Acorus Acorus calamus

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Adam's Needle

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Adder's Tongue Ophioglossum vulgatum

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Adder's tongue is a common name for several plants:


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Adderwort bistort

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Addison's Leather Flower Clematis addisonii

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pain reliever

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Adratic Bellflower

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Adria Bellflower

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African Lily

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African Marigold

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Agar Agar Rhodophyta

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rebuilds protein polypeptides

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gel substance made from red algae


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Agave : Agave americana

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Leaf tea or tincture taken orally is used to treat constipation and excess gas. It is also used as a diuretic. Root tea or tincture is taken orally to treat arthritic joints. The point at the end of the leaf, can be pulled out and used as a needle and thread. The aguamiel is also being used now as a main ingredient in an energy drink manufactured by

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Ageratum

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Agnus Castus

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Agrimony Agrimonia eupatoria

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blood purifier, laryngitis, liver cleanse, Antiaphonic; Astringent; Bach; Blood purifier; Cholagogue; Diuretic; Hepatic; Skin; Tonic; Vulnerary, liver obstruction,

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Agrimony Hairy Agrimonia pilosa

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The stems and the leaves are analgesic, antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, antipyretic, astringent, cardiotonic, haemostatic, hypoglycaemic, taenicide and vasoconstrictor [147, 176, 218, 279]. The plant is used in the treatment of abdominal pain, sore throat, headaches, bloody and mucoid dysentery, bloody and white discharge and heat-stroke [147, 272]. It is used in Korea to treat parasitic

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Ague root unicorn root

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Ahipa

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Aibika Abelmoschus manihot - (L.)Medik.

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Emmenagogue; Odontalgic; Vulnerary. The bark is said to be emmenagogue. A paste of the bark is used to treat wounds and cuts, with new paste being applied every 2 - 3 days for about 3 weeks. In Nepal the root juice is warmed and applied to sprains. The juice of the flowers is used to treat chronic bronchitis and toothache

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Ajanhuiri

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Ajowan seeds Trachyspermum copticum

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he seeds are often chewed on their own for medicinal value. Ajowan seeds contain an essential oil which is about 50% thymol which is a strong germicide, anti-spasmodic and fungicide. Thymol is also used in toothpaste and perfumery. It is used in a steeped liquid form against diarrhea and flatulence. In India the seeds are used as a household remedy for indigestion and colic, and used in poultices to

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Akeake

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Akebia Akebia quinata

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increases lactation, increases perspiration, fever reducer, heals wounds, aids with kidneys Analgesic; Antibacterial; Antifungal; Antiinflammatory; Anti-tumour; Blood tonic; Cardiotonic; Diuretic; Emmenagogue; Galactogogue. The stems are analgesic, antibacterial, antifungal, anti-inflammatory, anti-tumour. blood Akebia trifoliata - (Thunb.)Koidz.

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Alabama Cherry

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Alaska Blueberry

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Alaska violet

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Albardine

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Alder Alnus

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anti-inflammatory, insect bites, poison oak, TB, Lymphatic disorders

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Alder Buckthorn

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Ale Hoof Glechoma hederacea

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Ground Ivy
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Alecost Chrysanthemum balsamita tanacetum

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Bible leaf, costmary, mint geranium


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Aleppo Oak

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Aleppo Pine

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Alerce

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Alexanders Smyrnium olusatrum

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like parsley it enhances flavours

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Alfalfa Leaf Medicago sativa

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digestion, Kidneys, anemia, diabetes

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Algerian Tea

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Aligator Juniper

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Alkali Sakaton

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Alkanet Root Alcanna tinctoria

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Alkanet root Powder Batschia Canescens

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soap

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alkanet Root Powder Anchusa officinalis

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make-up

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All- seed

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Allheal Prunella vulgaris

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internal and external due to its astringent action. Also good for sore throats.

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Allspice Pimenta dioica

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as a deodorant. Volatile oils found in the plant contain eugenol, a weak antimicrobial agent provide relief for indigestion and gas

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Almond

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Almond leaved willow

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Aloe Cape Aloe ferox

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Pharmaceutical source of aloe used as a purgative. Contains anthraquinone glycosides, principally barbaloin, which are responsible for the purgative action. Also, an ingredient of the 'Swedish

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Aloe False Manfreda virginica

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Native to southeastern North America and found on dry soils. American Indians used the diuretic root tea for dropsy and as a wash for snakebite. The roots were nibbled for severe diarrhea and worms. Has laxative properties also.

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Aloe Vera Aloe soctrina

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Burns, skin softener, antibacterial, Anti-Viral, and antifungal, Analgesic, helping to relieve Pain and an anti-inflammatory, helping to reduce Swelling and Inflammation, thus promoting the Body's Healing Process. Aloe is also an antioxidant, helping to NEUTRALIZE Free Radicals. Aloe Vera contains Allantoin, PROMOTING the Healing Process, and REPAIRING barbadensis Aloe ferox, A. Tissue INSIDE and OUTSIDE of

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Alpenrose

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Alpine Milk Vetch Astragalus alpinus

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Vascular

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Alpine Tumeric Powder Curcuma longa

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blood thinner, anticeptic, antimicrobial

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Alpinia ganga Galangal

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increases psychic awareness

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Alsike clover Trifolium hybridum - L

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increase lactation

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Alstroemeria Alstroemeria ligtu -

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high in starch like a potatoe

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Altai Mountain thorn

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Alum Root Heuchera cylindrica - Douglas. ex Hook

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astringent. A decoction of the roots is used in the treatment of diarrhea and stomach cramps. Externally, a decoction is used as a wash on aching joint. A poultice of the mashed peeled roots is used in treating rashes, sores and cuts. When mixed with the spores of puffballs, it has been used as a salve for treating nappy rash.

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Amaranth Amaranthus caudatus

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hypertension and cardiovascular disease; regular consumption reduces blood pressure and cholesterol levels, while improving antioxidant status and some immune parameters.

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Amaranth, Burgundy Amaranthus Hypochondriacus

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Excessive menstration used , as a flour

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Ameixa Do Peru Bunchosia armeniaca - (Cav.)DC

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good source of sugar

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American Basswood

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American Bistort

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American Blue Vervain Verbena hastata -

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kills parasites, Antiperidoic, Diamphoretic, Emetic, Expectorant, Vermifuge

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American Brooklime

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American Bulrush Scirpus americanus - Pers

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high in protein

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American Cranesbill Geranium maculatum L.

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Amla Emblica officinalis

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rejuvenative, absorbes Vitamin C

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promote fearlessness due to its association with Lord Shiva, who is worshipped to overcome fear in face of death or disease. chemicals

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Amra Pods

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Aromatherapy

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Easter Nuts
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Andiroba Carapa guianensis

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fever reducer, skin problems, ulcers, insect bites insect repellant, ear, facial, insects, insect_repellent, pain, Psoriasis, rheumatoid_arthritis, skin,

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Andrographis Andrographis paniculata

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Analgesic* Antiparasite* Antibacterial* Astringent* Febrifuge* Antitoxic* Stomachic* Laxative* Antispasmodic* Immunostimulant* Tonic*

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Anemone

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Easter flower
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Angelica Angelica atropurpurea

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Expectorant, epilephsy, sedative

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Angelica Angelica archangelica Umbelliferae

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sedative, expectorant

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Angelica Root- chinese Angelica sinensis

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anti-imflamatory, carminative, tooth ache arthritis

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Dang Gui
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Angustifolia Root

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Anise chervil cheril

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Anise seed Pimpinella anisum

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Anise, like fennel, contains anethole, and is known to be a dietary estrogen. Anise is a mild anti-parasitic and its leaves can be used to treat digestive problems, relieve toothache, and its essential oil to treat lice and scabies. In aromatherapy, aniseed essential oil is used to treat colds and flu. According to some, anise can be used as a cure for sleeplessness, chewed with alexanders and a little honey in the

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Anise Seed, Star

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Anisofus Solanaceae

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Annatto seed Bixa_orellana

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Soap

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Hordeum Vulgare
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Anthemis chrysanthemum

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Apple

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Apple Mint Mentha macrostachya

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treatment of fevers, headaches, digestive disorders and various minor ailments. The leaves are harvested as the plant comes into flower and can be dried for later use. The essential oil in the leaves is antiseptic, though it is toxic in large doses Use the whole plant

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Round leaf mint, Mentha x villosa alopecuroides - (Hull.)Briq.


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Apple Slices

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fertility,

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Arabic Gum Powder Acacia nilotica

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Used for purification and increasing spirituality. Add to incense for good vibrations or smoulder alone on charcoal to promote a meditative state. Purifies an area of negativity. Also known as Acacia. gonorrhoea, leucorrhoea, diarrhoea, dysentery, diabetes. Used as a demulcent. Is styptic and astringent. Indiam Gum, Baboo

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Arnica Flower Arnica Montana

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Vasodialtor, anti-inflatory, increases circulation

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Arrow head Sagittaria sagittifolia

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Antiscorbutic; Diuretic; Galactofuge.

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Arsesmart Polygonum hydropiper

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Ulcers, diuretic, stimulant

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Artichoke Cynara scolymus

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jaundice, dyspepsia, liver insufficiency, chronic albuminuria, and postoperative anemia. In some countries, the artichoke is considered an aphrodisiac. The globe artichoke has become important as a medicinal herb in recent years following the discovery of cynarin. This bittertasting compound, which is found in the leaves, improves liver and gall bladder function, stimulates the secretion of digestive juices,

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Artichoke Leaf Cynara cardunculus

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Arum

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Asarabacca Asarum europaeum - L.

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Cathartic; Diaphoretic; Emetic; Errhine; Sternutatory; Stimulant; Tonic.

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Asfoetida Ferula assa-foetida

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asthma, broncitius, digestion, flatulence, nervous disorders, coughing.

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Ash Tree Fraxinus excelsio

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Ashwaqandha Root Withania somnifera

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protects brain cells from stress

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Aspen Populus tremula

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Bach flower:

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Asphaltum Shilajit

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enhancing both mental and psycho spiritual activity of the brain.

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Aspholdel Asphodelus ramosus

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Aster, New England Aster novae-angliae

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Native people have used the roots of this plant for fever, catarrh and pain. The Iroquois used it as a 'love medicine' and as a 'smudging' herb to revive the unconscious. This showy North American native displays its deep violet flowers in the fall.

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Astragalus Root astralagus membranaceus

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combats various diseases, chronic immune problems. Lupus, hiv

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Atractylodes slices Rhizoma Atractylodis

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experience diarrhea, bloating, abdominal pain, vomiting and fatigue,

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Austrailian Blackwood Acacia melanoxylon

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Analgesic

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Avena Sative avena staiva, fatua

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lotions, skin care,smoking mix

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rolled oats
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Avens Geum urbanum

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Infusion is used to treat diarrhea and indigestion. Also as an external application to wounds. Formerly used to add unique flavor to ale.

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Ayegreen

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house leek
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Azaduracgta

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Bead tree
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Aztec Sweet Herb Lippia dulcis

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coughs, colds, bronchitis, asthma, and colic. Leaves contain the intensely sweet compound hernandulcin (1000 times sweeter than sugar) but high camphor content makes them unsuitable for use as a sugar substitute. Fast growing, low creeper, with small white flowers; excellent in hanging baskets.

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Bacopa Bacopa monniera

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Ayruvedic : A traditional Ayurvedic medicine commonly used to treat mental illness and epilepsy ...

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Bael Tree Aegle marmelos

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intestinal problems, amoebic dysentery, diarrhoea, irritable bowel syndrome and inflammatory conditions of bowels. Is anthelmintic and anti-inflammatory, and is a digestive.

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Baheda Teminalia belerica

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lowers blood pressure, insomnia, anxiety

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Bala Root Sida Cordifolia

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Balloon Flower Platycodon grandiflorus

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cough remedy is prepared from the roots

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Balm Of Gilead Populus x jackii - Sarg.

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Abrasions/Cuts * Arthritis * Burns/SunBurn Properties: Antibacterial* Analgesic* Antiinflammatory* Antirheumatic* Balm of Gilead is a common ingredient of cough medicines, its expectorant, antiseptic and analgesic actions making it an excellent remedy for a range of respiratory problems. It has also been used for several thousand years to soothe inflamed or irritated skin. Balsam tree The leaf buds are covered with a

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Balsam Impatiens balsamina

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Flowers; cooling, tonic, externally applied to burns and scalds. The flowers possess marked antibiotic activity against some pathogenic fungi and bacteria. Plant is used for pains in joints. Taken internally, it acts as an emetic, diuretic and laxative. In Ayurveda, it is known as a demulcent (soothes irritation) and a tonic. Balm

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Balsam Fir terebinthine canadensis

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cystitis

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Balsam, Peru Myoxylon pereirae

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Balsam of Tolu is an antiseptic that fights bacteria, promotes wound healing, and kills parasites. When taken internally, it helps to loosen phlegm. It has been used in the United States since 1820 for bronchitis, laryngitis, and diarrhea, and as the basis of cough mixtures. Today it is used exclusively in topical preparations for treatment of wounds, ulcers, and scabies, and can be found in hair tonics

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Balsamic

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used in cooking with various foods for flavour

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Bamboo

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Banyan Tree Ficus bengalensis

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Fertility,

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Barberry Berberis vulgaris

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gall bladder cleansing. Flush out unwanted gall stones. yeast infections, liver, fever, UTI

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Barberry Berberis darwinii

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Barberry Berberis thunbergii

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Barley Hordeum vulgare - L

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The shoots are diuretic. The seed sprouts are demulcent, expectorant, galactofuge, lenitive and stomachic[ They are sometimes abortifacient They are used in the treatment of dyspepsia caused by cereals, infantile lactodyspepsia, regurgitation of milk and breast distension[176]. They are best not given to a nursing mother since this can reduce milk flow [176]. The seed is digestive, emollient, nutritive,

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Barley Grass Hordeum Vulgare

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Basil Wild Clinopodium vulgare

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Has a faint thyme-like odour. Infusion of leaves makes a pleasant cordial tea. Helps overcome stomach weakness

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Basil- Cinnamon Ocimum basiclicum

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Insect bites, facial and skin care, Antispasmodic* Carminative* Cephalic* Digestive* Emmenagogue* Expectorant* Febrifuge* Nervine* Stomachic* Diaphoretic* Stimulant* Basil has also been used for various topical applications - as a poultice or salve for insect bites, acne and ringworm; as a gargle or mouthwash for thrush; as a bath herb for increased energy; and as an eyewash for tired

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Basil- lemon Ocimum americanum

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Basil, Sacred Purple Ocimum sanctum 'Purple'

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For headaches and colds. Best to place fresh leaves in in a pot of freshly boiled water and cover the patient with a sheet so they can beath the vapor of this herb. Clears the sinuses and is good for headache relief.

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Bats Head Root

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Bat's head root is a rare natural root from Mexico. Use in spellwork, rituals, gris-gris bags, etc. to obtain wishes.

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Bay Bean Canavalia maritima rosea

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Bay Laurel Laurus nobilis

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Aches & Pains * Bruises/Sprains * Headache * Toothache/Earache * Properties: Stimulant* Analgesic, Oil of Bays is used externally for sprains, bruises, etc., and sometimes dropped into the ears to relieve pain. Make following the directions for herb infused oils.

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Bay Rum Pimenta racemosa

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Alopecia (Baldness) * Aromatherapy Air Fresheners * Colds * Influenza * Insect Repellent * Properties: Analgesic* Digestive* Diaphoretic* Repels Insects*

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Bayberry Myrica pensylvanica

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Astringent action of root bark abates diarrhea and hemorrhages; and as a gargle, soothes sore throat. Wax-covered berries are used to make aromatic candles and soap. Berries are boiled in water, liberating the wax which floats on top. Order and sow in the Fall or Winter.

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Bayberry Root Bark Myrica cerifra

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Congestion/Chest & Sinus * Gingivitis * Sore Throat/Laryngitis * Properties: Anti-inflammatory* Antiseptic* Astringent* Febrifuge* Hypertensive* Parts Used: Roots, berries smoking herb.

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Bean Phaseolus vulgaris

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Bean Broomrape Orobanche crenata

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Bear's Foot

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Bearberry Arctostaphylos uva-ursi

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antibacterial, urinary tract infections and cystitis (bladder inflammation).kinnikinnick, tightens uterus muscles,vc

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Beardtongue Penstemon barbatus

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allieve menstrual pain, stomach pain, draw wounds, reduce swellings & coughs.

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Beauty Berry Callicarpa americana

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root and leaf teas for rheumatism, fevers, and malaria, root tea for dysentery and stomachaches, and root and berry tea for colic. Traditional Chinese medicine uses the leaves of a related plant to stop bleeding. In China, a related plant is also used for menstrual problems and to treat the flu.

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Bedstraw Broomrape Orobanche caryophyllacea

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Tops and roots are sources of yellow and red dyes. Decoction is useful for bladder and kidney complaints, and has the ability to curdle milk (hence its other name, 'cheese rennet'). One amazing property of this plant also is its ability to repel flies and other insect. Just keep a container full of it on your picnic table and you will never have to worry about pests when guests sit outdoors at the table! Galium verum

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Bee Balm Monarda fistulosa

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oral hygiene, mouth wash

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arbutin
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Beech

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Faggio
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Beechdrop

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Beet leaf Beta vulgaris 'saccharifera'

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Used for the making of sugar

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Bel Fruit Bael

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detoxify blood

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Belladonna ATROPA BELLADONNA

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Source of atropine, valuable in treating eye diseases and spasms. External applications lessen local inflammation and pain. Do not use without medical supervision

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Bellflower

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Red Campion
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Bentonite Clay Argillaceous earth

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adds small levels of many trace minerals which helps utilize the minerals in your diet

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Benzoin- Gum Styrax benzoin

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Arthritis , Asthma ,Bronchitis , Eczema Carminative, Cardic tonic Cordial, Deodorant, Diuretic, Expectoran, Sedative, Vulnerary, Antirheumatic,Muscle Relaxant, Circulation, antiseptic.

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Bergamont Mentha citrata

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vasodiolator, motion sickness, * For stomach aches, nausea, parasites and other digestive disorders * For nerves and sick stomach * For fevers and headaches analgesic, antiseptic, antispasmodic, carminative, cholagogic, diaphoretic

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Bergamont- Dotted Monarda punctata

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Highest level of the chemical "Thymol" in all the mints. It can be used for a variety of medicinal purposes, usually being external. An infusion can be used to for colic, as a diaphoretic and diuretic and is a rubefacient, stimulant, and will tend to help with depression. Very stimulating to the senses.

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Bergamont- Lemon Monarda citriodora

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Lavender flowers; strong fragrance. Also known as bee balm, for bees and hummingbirds are constant visitors. Used for tea and for flavoring meat

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Bergamont- Wild Monarda fistulosa

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Lavender flowers. Strong fragrance. Used to treat colds due to the fact it increases mucus flow. Treats headaches, burns and warts. Kills bacteria, fungus growth and intestinal worms. Very high in vitamin A and C. Can be eaten in salads or made into tea.

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Beth Root Trillium erectum

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Tea made from the roots was used for menstrual problems, to induce labour, for menopause, and as an aphrodisiac. Also for coughs, bowel complaints, hemorrhages, asthma, lung disorders and for skin irritations

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Betony wood Stachys officinalis

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Good substitute for black tea; infusion resembles the taste and is caffeine-free. Helps relieve headache, and has general tonic action.

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Bishopswort
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Big Bluestem Andropogon gerardii

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pain reliever, Analgesic; Carminative; Diuretic. The plant is analgesic, carminative and diuretic. A decoction of the roots is used in the treatment of stomachaches and flatulence. A tea made from the leaves is used as a wash to relieve fevers and general debility

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Bilberries, leaf Vaccinium myrtillus

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leaves are sometimes used for coughs, and stomach and skin problems. Weak hypoglycemic action has been useful in treatment of diabetes. Very good for eyesight. For centuries, Europeans have used bilberry for jams and other foods. World War II fighter pilots reportedly used it to improve their night vision. Research demonstrates that bilberry may even serve as an effective aid for visual and vascular

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Bindweed

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Morning Glory
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Birch

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Birch Bark

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Acts as a diuretic, lessens inflammation, and relieves pain. Good for joint pain and urinary infections. Applied externally, is good for boils and sores.

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Birthroot cimicifuga racemosa

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trillium
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Bitter Melon Momordica charantia

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improves blood sugar

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Bitter Sweet - American dulcamara

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nightshade, woody
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Bitter Sweet - Oriental Celastrus orbiculatus

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Black Catechu Acacia catechu Leguminosae

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powerful astringent may be used in chronic diarrhea, dysentery and chronic catarrh. Useful for arresting excessive mucous discharge sand checking hemorrhages, it is also recommended as a local application for sore mouths and gums. Some research has shown Acacia catachu to be hypotensive in vivo and in vitro; its mechanism of action is thought to be bradykinin related and due to vasodilatation. In

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Black Cohosh Root Cimicifuga racemosa

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pms, menopause, blood purifier and hormone stabilizer. Breast cancer.

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Actaea reacemosa; Black snakeroot; Bugbane; Bugwort; Cimicifuga racemosa; Rattle weed; Squawroot ( Remifemin) chemicals
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Black Cumin Bunium persicum

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Black current Ribes nigrum

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Black Haw Bark Viburnum prunifolium L.

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chills, fever, heart, Throat, stomach

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Black Hellebore Veratrum nigrum - L.

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The root is anthelmintic, emetic, errhine, expectorant, laxative and vermifuge[178, 218]. This herb is highly toxic and should not be used internally, or even externally, without expert guidance[K]. The whole plant is analgesic, Insecticide

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Black Horehound Ballota nigra Labiatae

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Anti-emetic, nervine, astringent, emmenagogue, expectorant. Indications: Black Horehound - which should not be confused with WhiteHore hound - is an excellent remedy for the settling of nausea andvomiting where the cause lies within the nervous system rather than in the stomach. It may be used with safety in motion sickness for

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Black Indian Hemp Apocynum cannabinum L

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Anodyne, hypnotic, antispasmodic, expectorant

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Dogbane
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Black Medick Medicago lupulina

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Vascular

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Black Oak Quercus velutina

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Black Pea Lathyrus niger

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Vascular

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Black Pepper Piper nigrum

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Black peppercorns figure in remedies in Ayurveda, Siddha and Unani medicine in India. The 5th century Syriac Book of Medicines prescribes pepper (or perhaps long pepper) for such illnesses as constipation, diarrhea, earache, gangrene, heart disease, hernia, hoarseness, indigestion, insect bites, insomnia, joint pain, liver problems, lung disease, oral abscesses, sunburn, tooth decay, and

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Black Radish Root

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Black Root

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Black Saltwort Glaux maritima

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sedative

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se milkwort glaux
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Black tea Camellia sinensis

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Black Walnut Juglans nigra

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Parasites, cleanse, vermifuge balances blood sugar levels

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Black Walnut leaf

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Black-eyed susan Rudbeckia hirta

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North American native tribes to treat a wide range of ailments, from worms in children to snakebites and earaches.

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Blackberry Rubus villbsus

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Sore throats, Balances Metabolism

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Blackberry Rubus villosus Rosaceae

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sore throat, An excellent, safe and gentle astringent remedy that can be used in all situations that call for this action. It may be used indiarrhoea, dysentary and other problems associated with 'loose bowels'. It was traditionally used in Britain externally as wash in a whole range of skin eruptions and burns. It will staunch bleeding and may be used in leucorrhoea.

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blackhaw Viburnum prunifolium

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L-theanine
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Bladder senna Colutea arborescens

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Vascular

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Bladderwrack Fucus vesiculosus

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rheumatiod arthritis, thyroid

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blanket flower Gallardia aristata

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Blazing Star

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Unicorn root
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Blessed Thistle cnicus benedictus

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Stimulant, tonic for digestion

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Blood Flower Asclepias curassavica

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Excellent remedy for colds and intermittent fever, especially for flu. Medical evidence suggests that it enhances the immune system. Caution: contains pyrrolizidine alkaloids; not recommended for long term use.

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Blood Root Sanguinarea canadensis

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cancer, Expectorant, anti-spasmodic, emetic, cathartic, nervine, cardio-active, topical irritant

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Rhizome
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Blue Cohosh root Caulophyllum thalictroides

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A uterine stimulant, induce labor, regulate menstrual flow, suppress menstruation, and ease the pain and difficulty that accompany childbirth. Menopause, treat abdominal and urinary problems. Has potential as a contraceptive on account of its estrogenic properties.

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Blue Flag Iris versicolor Iridaceae

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Cholagogue, hepatic, alterative, laxative, diuretic, anti-inflammatory. Indications : This useful remedy has a wide application in the treatment of skin diseases, apparently aiding the skin by working through the liver, the main detoxifying organ of the body. It may be used in skin eruptions such as eczema and psoriasis, it is valuable as part of a wider treatment. It may be used with value Rhizome

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Blue gentian gentiana catesbaei

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stomach tonic

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Blue Ginger Alpinia officinarum

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Galangal
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Blue green Algae Spiruliana, cyanobacteria

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Blue Lily Flowers Nymphaea caerulea

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smoking

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Blue Lotus Petals nelumbo nucifera

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anxiety

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Blue Panic Grass Panicum antidotale

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Blue Rocket

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Aconite
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Blue Vervain Verbena hastate

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Epilepsy, Earaches, Fever, Hiccoughs, throat, abscess, stroke

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Blue Violet leaf

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Magickal uses include love, inspiration, good fortune, and protection from all evil. Carried to protect and encourage fortune & changed luck. Mixed with lavender to attract lust & love. Worn to calm tempers and bring sleep. Also known as Sweet Scented Violet.

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Bluet

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Boldo leaf Peumus boldo

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Boldo is a specific for gall-bladder problems like stones or inflammations. It is also used when there is visceral pain due to other problems in liver or gall-bladder. Boldo has mild urinary demulcent and anti-septic properties and so would be used in cystitis.

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Boneset Eupatorium perfoliatum

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excrete excess uric acid which causes gout. Eupatorium has many more presumed beneficial uses, including treatment of dengue fever, arthritis, certain infectious diseases, migraine, intestinal worms, malaria,Flu, and diarrhea. Boneset infusions are also considered an excellent remedy for influenza. Caution is advised when using boneset, since it contains Feverwort toxic compounds that can cause liver

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Borage Borago officinalis

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Demulcent; Depurative; Diaphoretic; Diuretic; Emollient; Expectorant; Febrifuge; Hypotensive; Lenitive; Poultice; Sedative; Skin; Women's complaints.regulation of metabolism and the hormonal system, and consider it to be a good remedy for PMS and menopause symptoms such as the hot flash.

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The dried plant will spark when burned due to a small amount of nitrate of potash in the stems. Used for years for fevers, and the fresh chemicals
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Boswellia Boswellia serrata

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asthma and various inflammatory conditions

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Boswellin

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Bottlebrush

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Horsetails
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Brigham Ephedra viridis

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Brigham tea has been used for a wide variety of ailments, including: asthma, hay fever, and other allergies for the first stages of a cold or influenza, arthritis, fluid retention, coughs, malarial and other fevers, headaches, rheumatism, syphilis, boils, acne, a digestive tonic, and many others. Brigham tea has been historically used by frontiersmen to treat venereal diseases, such as syphilis and

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Broccoli Brassica oleracea italica

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heart disease, diabetes, osteoporosis and malignant diseases of the colon, rectum and prostate. These important enzymes include quinone reductase and glutathione Stransferase, with sulforaphane as the major and potent enzyme induced. Broccoli is an important source of Vitamin K, which helps to resist malignant diseases of the stomach and colon.

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Broom Sarothamnus scoparius Leguminosea)

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Broom is a valuable remedy where there is a weak heartand low blood pressure. Since it is also a diuretic and produces peripheral constriction of the blood vessels while increasing the efficiency of each stroke of the heart, it can be used where water retention occurs due to heart weakness. Broom is used in cases of over-profuse menstruation.

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Broom Tea-tree Leptospermum scoparium

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Broomrape Orobanchaceae

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broomweed Gutierrezia sarothrae - (Pursh.)Britton.&Rusby.

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Antirheumatic; Astringent; Cancer; Cathartic; Diuretic; Laxative; Pectoral; Sedative; Skin; Stings; Stomachic.

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Bryony white

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Buchu leaf Agathosma betulina

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Buchu may be used in any infection of the genito-urinary system, such as cystitis, urethritis and prostatitis. Its healing and soothing properties indicate its use together with other relevant remedies in many conditions of this system, especially useful where dysuria is part of the symptom picture. The oil content may be too irritating for people with a history of major kidney disease. Combinations: In cystitis it may be used with

Bearberry, Yarrow or Couchgrass, for dysuria with Corn Silk or Marshmallow. (Agathosma chemicals

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Buckbrush Ceanothus Cuneatus

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Astringent; Digestive; Hepatic; Pectoral; Tonic. Astringent, digestive, pectoral, tonic. A liver tonic

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Buckeyes

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prosperity

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Buckthorn Bark

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Sorceries, elf magick, and driving away enchantments. Used as a luck generator in legal matters and for winning in court. Place the branches of a Buckthorn near doors or windows .

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Buckwheat Hulls Fagopyrum esculentum

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inflamation, bleeding, and the young leaves are good for the eyes and ears. Even though most people eat the greain, the young leaves are very nutritious. High in vitamin B1 and many minerals.

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Bugbane Black cohosh

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menstral

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Bugleweed Lycopus europaeus Labiatae

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Bugleweed is a specific for over-active thyroid glands, especially where the symptoms include tightness of breathing, palpitation and shaking. It may safely be used where palpitations occur that are of nervousorigin. Bugleweed will aid the weak heart where there is associated build-up of water in the body. As a sedative cough reliever it will ease irritating coughs, especially when they are of nervous origin. Astringent;

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Bugloss anchusa officinalis

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repells insects

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Bugloss, Viper Echium vulgare

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Infusion of leaves is helpful for fevers, headaches and nervous complaints.

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Bupleurum root Bupleurum falcatum

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Chinese tonic herb for the liver and circulatory system. Bitter roots help moderate emotional instability associated with sluggish liver function. Also useful for abdominal bloating, menstrual pain, hemorrhoids, herpes, fever and malaria. Attractive feathery member of the parsley family with umbels of yellow flowers. Height 30-90 cm/1-3'.

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Burdock root Arctium lappa

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blood purifier, diuretic and diaphoretic (sweating) restores the liver, increase metabolism, antibacterial, antifungal, carminative, for soothing the kidneys, relieving the lymphatic system, rheumatism, gout, GI tract disorders, stomach ailments, constipation, catarrh, fever, infection, fluid retention and skin problems. An article in Chemotherapy identified the chemical menispermum arctigenin contained in Burdock as

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Burnet Sanguisorba minor

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Nut-cucumber flavor of leaves is welcome in all salads with French dressing or mayonnaise. Also in soups, casseroles, herb vinegars and cream cheeses. Improves skin in facial treatments.

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Burnet, Saxifrage Pimpinella saxifraga

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A tea made from the root and sweetened with honey was recommended for the bubonic plague! Used for stomach and intestinal inflammations, catarrh, cough and asthma. Produces white flower umbels July to October.

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Butchers Broom Root Ruscus aculeatus

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Diaphoretic, diuretic, deobstruent and aperient. Was much recommended by Dioscorides and other ancient physicians as an aperient and diuretic in dropsy, urinary obstructions and nephritic cases. A decoction of the root is the usual form of administration, and it is still considered of use in jaundice and gravel. One pint of boiling water Synonyms: Kneeholy, Knee Holly, Kneeholm, to

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Jew's Myrtle, Sweet Broom Pettigree chemicals


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Butterbur

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bog rhubarb
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Butterfly Pea Clitoria ternatea

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Seeds and roots are used in India as a purgative; roots also as a cathartic and diuretic.

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butternut Juglans cinerea

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Butternut is used as a dermatological agent, antihemorrhoidal and cholagogue. It is a purgative. Ellingwood says: "Experiments with the drug have ascertained that it influences, with great energy, the liver, small intestines, colon and rectum, causing and increased manufacture and elimination of bile, as well as increased activity of the glands of the intestinal tract. Full doses produce large bilious evacuations,

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Butternut Juglans cinerea

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contains Juglus

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Button Bush Cephalanthus occidentalis

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Powerful diuretic. The leaves, flowers, and twigs are infused in boiling water and taken to any quantity. It seldom fails in a few hours of giving relief so much desired in complaints of the urinary passages. It promotes a free discharge of urine even when the catheter would appear to be the only remedy.

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Cabbage tree Andira inermis

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Narcotic vermifuge. Cabbage Tree bark used in large doses may cause vomiting, fever and delirium, especially if cold water is drunk just before or after taking it. In the West Indies it is largely employed as a vermifuge to expel worm - ascaris lumbrecoides - but if used incautiously death has been known to occur. The powder purges like jalap.

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Calabar Bean Physostigma venenosum (EALF.)

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Chiefly used for diseases of the eye; it causes rapid contraction of the pupil and disturbed vision.Also used as a stimulant to the unstriped muscles of the intestines in chronic constipation. Its action on the circulation is to slow the pulse and raise blood-pressure; it depresses the central nervous system, causingmuscular weakness; it has been employed internally for its depressant action in epilepsy, cholera, etc.,

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calamint Satureja grandiflora

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Expectorant, diaphoretic, Aromatic

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Calamus root Acorus calamus americanus

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(Sweet Flag) Medicinally useful for flatulent colic, gastritis and dyspepsia. This is the North American variety which lacks the carcinogen, cis-isoasarone, found in European varieties. Root powder is valuable as a fixative in potpourris. Magickal uses include luck, healing, money, protection, prevention of hunger & poverty, and

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Calendula Calendula arvensis

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Antiphlogistic; Antiseptic; Antispasmodic; Aperient; Astringent; Cholagogue; Diaphoretic; Emmenagogue; Homeopathy; Skin; Stimulant; Vulnerary; Warts. (Pot marigold) Flower petals give delicate flavour and strong colour to salads, omelettes and cheese, and is used as a saffron substitute for rice. Invaluable in first-aid skin lotions and ointments.

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Calendula petals Calendula Officinalis L

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Soap, shampoo; Flower Petals - A natural antiinflammatory and skin soother. Also helps to regulate menstrual cycle and lessens fever. Useful for many skin disorders, such as rashes, and sunburn, as well as for neuritis, and toothaches. Good for diaper rash and other skin problems in small children. Marigold, Marybud, Gold-bloom,

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Calico Bush

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California Hedgenettle Stachys bullata

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Californian Poppy Eschscholzia californica

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The Californian poppy is a bitter sedative herb that acts as a diuretic, relieves pain, relaxes spasms and promotes perspiration[238]. The whole plant is harvested when in flower and dried for use in tinctures and infusions[238]. It is taken internally in the treatment of nervous tension, anxiety, insomnia and incontinence (especially in children)[238]. The watery sap is mildly narcotic and has been used to relieve

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Camel Grass Cymbopogon Shoenanthus

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Astringent,

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also used in tatoo removal creams.


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Camel thorn alhagi maurorum

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expectorant

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Campanula

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red campion
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Candytuff, Bitter Iberis amara

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All parts are very bitter. Used for gout, rheumatism, asthma, bronchitis, and dropsy.

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CANTHARIDIN Blister beetle

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burn victims benefit it because it reduces pain. UTI, blood in urine

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Caper Bush Capparis spinosa

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The buds are pickled in strongly salted wine vinegar to develop their characteristic aromatic pungent flavor used to such advantage in French mayonnaise-based sauces, vinaigrette, and savory butters. Capers tend to reduce oiliness in foods, and possess a natural affinity for garlic and lemon. A straggly, slow growing shrub of dry, rocky areas of the

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Capsicum Capsicum annuum

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as a circulatory stimulant and pain reliever. In more recent times

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Caraway seed Carum carvi

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digestion. It is a carminative which means it helps with gas and digestion. It is helpful to chew caraway seeds after a heavy meal. It has been used for colic as it is a light sedative and it can be used to settle a queasy stomach (antispasmodic).

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Cardamom Zingiberaceae,

Elettaria

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oral infection, digestion, headaches

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cardinal berry Viburnum dilatatum

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Caribbean Trumpet Tree Tabebuia aurea

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Carnation Dianthus caryophyllus

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alexiteric, antispasmodic, cardiotonic, diaphoretic and nervine, fever reducer

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Carrot Daucus carota

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rich in beta carrotine, eyes, healing, fertility

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Cascara Sagrada rhamnus purshiana

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axative, cascara and cascara extracts are found in numerous over-the counter laxative preparations in the U.S.

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Cassia Cinnamomum cassia (BLUME)

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Stomachic, carminative, mildly astringent, said to be emmenagogue and capable of decreasing the secretion of milk. The tincture is useful in uterine hemorrhage and menorrhagia, the doses of 1 drachm being given every 5, 10 or 20 minutes as required. It is chiefly used to assist and flavour other drugs, being helpful in diarrhoea, nausea, vomiting, and to relieve flatulence.

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Catmint ( Catnip) Nepeta cataria Labiatae

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cats, mosquito repellant, cold and flu remedies. It is a useful diaphoretic helpful in any feverish condition, especially acute bronchitis. As a carminative with anti-spasmodic properties, Catmint eases any stomach upsets, dyspepsia, flatulence and colic. It is a perfect remedy for the treatment of diarrhoea in children. Its sedative action on the nerves adds to its generally filled with energy then calmed cats will berelaxing properties. smoking herb

down. Combinations: May be used with Boneset, Elder, Yarrow or Cayenne in colds. chemicals
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Cats Claw

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Used for vision quests, shamanic journeys, and money drawing. Also called Una de Gato

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Catus

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Cayenne Capsicum minimum Solanaceae

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systemic stimulants. Its timulates blood flow, strengthening the heart, arteries, capillaries and nerves. A general tonic, it is also specific for both circulatory and digestive system. It may be used in flatulent dyspepsia and colic. If there is insufficient peripheral circulation, leading to cold hands and feet and possibly chilblains, Cayenne may be used, also for debility and for warding off colds. Externally it is used as a rubefacient in

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Cayenne- tabasco pepper Capsicum frutescens

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CMedicinal Uses: Gastrointestinal tract: including stomach aches, cramping pains, and gas. Diseases of the circulatory system: It is still traditionally used in herbal medicine as a circulatory tonic. Rheumatic and arthritic pains: Rubbed on the skin it causes a counterirritant effect. A counterirritant is something which causes irritation to the area to which it is applied. mangesium vitamin c, This makes it distract the nerves from

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Cedar Berries Thuja occidentalis

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Used externally for skin conditions and muscular aches. Internally, the Amerindians used it to promote menstruation and relieve headache. Can be toxic used internally

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Celandine Chelidonium majus

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anti microbial, analgesic, Latex juice mixed with vinegar is said to remove warts and corns. Decoction is useful for stomach pains and inflammation of the bilary duct. New research indicates it has potent anticancer properties

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celastrus seed celastrus paniculata

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sharpens memory

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Celery seed Apium graveolens

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Celery seed has been used medicinally for thousands of years in many parts of the world. During ancient times, Ayurvedic medicine used celery seed to treat colds, flu, water retention, poor digestion, various types of arthritis, and certain diseases of the liver and spleen. Today, celery seed is used primarily as a diuretic (increasing urine output to help the body get rid of excess water). Celery seed is also suggested

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Centaury. Centaurium erythraea

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it may be used whenever a digestive and gastric stimulantis required. It is indicated primarily in appetite loss (anorexia) when it is associated with liver weakness. Centaury is a useful herb in dyspepsia and in any condition where a sluggish digestion is involved. Combinations: In dyspepsia it combines well with Meadowsweet, Marshmallow Root and Chamomile. In anorexia nervosa it is indicated feverwort

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Cenury Plant Agave utahensis

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Antiseptic; Diuretic; Laxative.

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Chaga Inonotus obliquus

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chamomile flowers Matricaria recutita

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calmative, sleep aid, sore stomach, Irritable Bowel Syndrome and as a gentle sleep aid. It is best taken as an herbal tea, two teaspoons of dried flower per cup of tea. Against sore stomach take one cup every morning without food for 2-3 months. It is also used as a mouthwash against oral mucositis

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Chamomile yellow Anthemis t inctoria - L.

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Antispasmodic; Emmenagogue; Vesicant. The whole plant is antispasmodic, diaphoretic, emetic, emmenagogue and vesicant[4]. It is used internally as a tea, which can be made either from the flowers or the whole plant[4]. Applied externally, it is used as a poultice on piles and can also be applied to the bath water[4]The leaves are rubbed onto insect stings[222].

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Chanca Piedra Pectus Carinatum

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increase metabolism, pain relief,

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Chanca Piedra Phyllanthus niruri

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weight loss, urinary calculi, anti-viral.

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Chaparral leaf Larrea divaricata

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Expectorant, throat, Arthitis, Cancer, Kidney infection, Prostate problems, Weight loss, Sinus

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Chaste Tree berries Vitex agnus-castus, hormonal balance,

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PMS, phytoestrogen, fertility

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Cherry Bark

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Chervil umbelli ferae

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Liver, circulation, digestion

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Chia Salvia columbariae

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Chia seed

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Chick Pea Milk Vetch Astragalus Cicer

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Chickweed Stellaria media Caryophyllaceae

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Chickweed is commonly used as an external remedy for cuts, wounds and especially for itching and irritation. If eczema or psoriasis causes this sort of irritation, Chickweed may be used with benefit. Internally it has a reputation as a remedy for rheumatism.

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Chicory root Cichorium intybus var. sativum

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gallstones, sinus, bruises

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Chili capsaicin

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Researchers used capsaicin from chillies to kill nerve cells in the pancreases of mice with Type 1 diabetes, thus allowing the insulin producing cells to start producing insulin again. [19][20] Research in humans found that "after adding chili to the diet, the LDL, or bad cholesterol, actually resisted oxidation for a longer period of time, (delaying) the

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chinese five spices

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This blend is the quintessential blend for most Chinese recipes. The blend is dominated by the aroma of star anise but includes cassia and chemicals
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Chinese Rhubarb Rheum officinale, R. palmatum

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Da huang; Turkey rhubarb) Esteemed for 5000 years as a safe purgative. Action is brisk, healthy and non-constipating. Has marked antitumour properties and is one of 4 ingredients in the Essiac anticancer formula. The history of rhubarb has more than a fair share of intrigue and colourful characters. For centuries the true source and identity of medicinal rhubarb was concealed to protect traders supplying the

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Chlorella powder

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breaks down toxins

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Chokeberry Rosaceae photinia pyrifolia

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Chrysanthemum Flowers

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Cillenia

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Cinnamon Cinnamonum Cassia

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Cinquefoil Potentilla

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An all-purpose magickal herb. The five points of the leaf represent love, money, health, power, and wisdom. Stimulates memory, eloquence, and self confidence. Carry, burn, or wear to possess these traits. Used for business & house blessing. Use in spells to bring protection to a friend or loved one taking a journey. Burn as an incense during divination to bring dreams of one's intended mate. Frequently associated with

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Citronellia Grass Cymbopogon nardus

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Cleavers herb Galium aparine Rubiaceae

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t is a very valuable plant, being perhaps the best tonic to the lymphatic system available. As a lymphatic tonic with alterative and diuretic actions it may be used safely in a wide range of problems where the lymphatic system is involved. These include swollen glands (lymphadenitis) anywhere in the body, especially in tonsillitis and adenoid trouble. It is helpful in skin conditions, especially the Poke, For the lymphatic system combine with dry kind

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Clove Powder syzgium Aromaticum

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soap, shampoo

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cloves Clove Eugenia caryophyllata

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Cloves are used in Ayurveda called Lavang in India, Chinese medicine and western herbalism and dentistry where the essential oil is used as an anodyne (painkiller) for dental emergencies. Cloves are used as a carminative, to increase hydrochloric acid in the stomach and to improve peristalsis. Cloves are also said to be a natural antihelmintic.[2] The essential oil is used in aromatherapy when stimulation and warming is

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Codonopsis Codonopsis pilosula

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lower blood pressure, increase red and white blood cell count, cure appetite loss, strengthen the immune system, and replenish qi.

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Coltsfoot leaf Tussilago farfara Compositae

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Coltsfoot combines a soothing expectorant effect with an anti-spasmodic action. There are useful levels of zinc in the leaves. This mineral has been shown to have marked antiinflammatory effects. Coltsfoot may be used in chronic or acute bronchitis, irritating coughs, whooping coughs and asthma. Its soothing expectorant action gives Coltsfoot a role in most respiratory conditions, including disinfectant, Coltsfoot is used as a respiratory the chronic

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Columbine Aquilegia flabellata

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The flowers of various species of Aquilegia were consumed in moderation by Native Americans as a condiment with other fresh greens, and are reported to be very sweet, and safe if consumed in small quantities. The plant's seeds and roots are highly poisonous however, and contain cardiogenic toxins which cause both severe gastroenteritis and heart palpitations if consumed as food. Native Americans used very

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Comfrey symptom Officinale

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healing bone ailments, skin hydration, soap, shampoo, powerful healing agent in gastric and duodenal ulcers, hiatus hernia and ulcerative colitis. Its astringency will help hemorrhages wherever they occur. It has been used with benefit in cases of bronchitis and irritable cough, where it will soothe and reduce irritation whilst helping expectoration. Comfrey may be used externally to speed wound-healing and guard bronchial problems, broken bones, sprains,

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common Ivy Hedera helix

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Common Rue Tops Ruta graveolens

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Joints, muscles, arthritis, rheumatism, sprains, varicose veins, frostbite, insect bites, contusions, hematomas, promote the onset of menstruation and uteral contractions.

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Common Sundew or Round-Leaved Sundew Drosera rotundifolia

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Condurango Marsdenia condurango Asclepiadaceae

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this bitter may be used in a whole range of digestive and stomach problems. It is best known for its appetite-stimulating actions, common to all bitters. However, in addition it will relax the nerves of the stomach, making it of use in the settling of indigestion where this is affected by nervous tension and anxiety. Eagle vine

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Copal Oro

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Coptis Coptis occidentalis

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an underground stem that is one of the bitterest herbs used in Chinese medicine. It is full of alkaloids that inhibit infections and calm nervous agitation. Coptis is usually combined with other bitter-tasting herbs such as phellodendron, scutellaria and gardenia. This herb has many uses including the treatment of skin diseases, intestinal infections, hypertensions and insomnia. Since coptis is such a bitter tasting

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Coriander Coriandrum sativum

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Corn

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Corn Mint Mentha arvensis - L.

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Corn mint, like many other members of this genus, is often used as a domestic herbal remedy, being valued especially for its antiseptic properties and its beneficial effect on the digestion. Like other members of the genus, it is best not used by pregnant women because large doses can cause an abortion. The whole plant is anaesthetic, antiphlogistic, antispasmodic, antiseptic, aromatic, Field Mint, Wild Mint or Corn Mint

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corn silk zea mays Graminaceae

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As a soothing diuretic, Corn Silk is helpful in any irritation of the urinary system. It is used for renal problems in children and as a urinary demulcent combined with other herbs in the treatment of cystitis, urethritis, prostatitis and the like. Ellingwood suggests Corn Silk in the following conditions: catarrhalcystitis, lithaemia (stones), Combinations: With Couchgrass, Bearberry, Buchu or Yarrow in the treatment of cystitis.

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cornflowers

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Bluebottle, Bluet
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Cotton Lavender Santolina chamaecyparissus

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Cotton Root

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Couch Grass

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Couchgrass root Agropyron repens Graminaceae

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Couchgrass may be used in urinary infections such as cystitis, urethritis and prostatitis. Its demulcent properties soothe irritation and inflammation. It is of value in the treatment of enlarged prostate glands. It may also be used in kidney stones and gravel. As a tonic diuretic, Couchgrass has been used with other herbs in the treatment of rheumatism. rhizome.

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Crab's Eye Abrus pectoralis

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Abortifacient, Anodyne, Aphrodisiac, Antimicrobial, Diuretic, Emetic, Expectorant, Febrifuge, Hemostat, Laxative, Purgative, Refrigerant, Sedative, Vermifuge

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Tento muido, Crab's Eye, Precatory Bean, Jequerity, Cain Ghe, Graines Reglisse, Gunchi, Hint Meyankoku, Hung Tou, Jequerit, chemicals (+)-abrine, Abraline, Abrasine, Abricin, Abrin,

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Cramp bark Viburnum opulos

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Muscle relaxer, menstrual cramps, postpartum discomfort, preventing miscarriages and internal hemorrhages and is used as a uterine sedative Menopause

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Cranberry Vaccinium macrocarpon

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helps to prevent urinary tract infections caused by E. coli bacteria, particularly in people with a history of recurrent infections.

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Cranesbill root Geranium maculatum

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American Cranesbill is an effective astringent used in diarrhea, dysentery and hemorrhoids. When bleeding accompanies duodenal or gastric ulceration, this remedy is used in combination with other relevant herbs. Where blood is lost in the feces, this herb will help, though careful diagnosis is vital. It may be used where excessive blood loss during menstruation (menorrhagia) or a uterine hemorrhage rhizome.

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Crawley Corallorhiza, Nutt

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Sedative, Febrifuge

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Creeping thistle Carduus arvensis

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Antiphlogistic; Astringent; Diuretic; Emetic; Emmenagogue; Hepatic; Tonic. The root is tonic, diuretic, astringent, antiphlogistic and hepatic[207]. It has been chewed as a remedy for toothache[4]. A decoction of the roots has been used to treat worms in children[257].

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Crow Foot Ranunculus bulbous L

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Crow Garlic wild onion Allium vineale

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Crown Vetch Securigera varia

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cubeb berries Piper cubeba

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in the form of cigarettes for asthma, chronic pharyngitis and hay fever. paste as a mouthwash, and the use of dried cubebs internally for oral and dental diseases, loss of voice, halitosis, fevers, and cough. Unani physicians use a paste of the cubeb berries externally on male and female genitals to intensify sexual pleasure during coitus.

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Cumin Cuminum cyminum

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Cumin is also said to help in treatment of the common cold, when added to hot milk and consumed. Cumin tea is also believed to help induce labor in a woman who has gone post-dates with her pregnancy. In Sri Lanka, toasting cumin seeds and then boiling them in water makes a tea used to

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Cumin - Black seed Nigella sativa

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soap, shampoo, increasing one's sperm count or increasing milk production in a nursing mother to relieving bronchial conditions such as asthma and bronchitis,

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Curcumin

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Cynergy TK

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skin care

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contains keratin
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Cyperus cyperus articulatus

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sedative

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Daffodil

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Daisies

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Dakota Sage

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Damiana leaf Turnera diffusa

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increases sexual energy, menopause Damiana is an excellent strengthening remedy for the nervous system. It has an ancient reputation as an aphrodisiac. Whilst this mayor may not be true, it has a definite tonic action on the central nervous and the hormonal system. As a useful antidepressant, Damiana is considered to be a specific in cases of anxiety and depression where there is a sexual Little Herb Ritchason, J. 1995, "The factor. It may be used to Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition" p.70

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Dandelion Taraxacum officinale

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purify the blood,stimulate digestive functions and function as a liver tonic. "Dandelion and Burdock" is a soft drink

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desert sage

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Devil's Claw root Harpagophytum Procumbens

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treating diseases of the liver, kidneys, gallbladder and bladder, arthritis and rheumatism. It is said to help alleviate problems with and improve the vitality of the joints, as well as stimulating appetite and aid digestion, increase cholesterol and fatty acids in the blood. Devil's Claw has been recommended for treating diabetes, hardening of the arteries, lumbago, gastrointestinal disturbances,

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Devil's club root Oplopanax horridus

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wide variety of ailments. The roots and bark have been used for indigestion, stomach pains, bowel cramps, rheumatism, sores, swellings and as a tonic and blood purifier. It was also used in rituals because it had magical powers and protective charm.

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Devil's Shoestring Viburnum prunifolium

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Protection, luck, attracting a new raise or job, giving control over opposite sex, and invisibility. Carry in the pocket while seeking employment, if you are having problems at work, or if you are asking for a raise. Also Called: Black Haw, Stagbush, American Sloe.

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Dill Weed Anethum graveolens

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digestion, increases lactation

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Distaff Thistle Atractylis gummifera

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Liver, Hep B & C.

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Dodder Cuscuta

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Beggarweed

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Dog Fennel

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Dong Quai Angelica sinensis

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treat gynecological ailments, fertility

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Dragon's Blood SANGRE DE GRADO

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Protection, energy, and purification. Burn as an incense to increase the potency of a spell. Has strong banishing powers against negative influences and bad habits. A pinch under the mattress is believed to prevent impotency. Used as a form of magickal ink. Carry or sprinkle around the home or place of business to drive away negativity. Carry or wear for good luck. heals wounds, kills cancer cells, Resin

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Du Huo Angelica pubescens

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Anodyne; Antiinflammatory; Antirheumatic; Carminative; Emmenagogue; Nervine; Vasodilator. The roots and rhizomes are anodyne, antiinflammatory, antirheumatic, carminative, nervine and vasodilator[147, 176]. A decoction is used to promote menstruation[218], to treat rheumatoid arthritis, rheumatism, headache, Don Quai

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Dulse leaf

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Early March-Orchid Dactylorhiza incarnata ssp

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Echinacea Echinacea angustifolia and Echinacea

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throat spray ingredient: promotes good health. colds flu, boosts immune system antibacterial, antiviral, and used for wound healing.

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Egg Substitute

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Egg Replacer A vegetarian product usually consisting of potato starch tapioca starch and a leavening chemicals

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Elder berries Sambucus melanocarpa

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Elder Flowers Sambucus racemosa

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Elecampane Inula helenium Compositae

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Digestion, recommended elecampane for "the shortness of breath"; today herbalists prescribe it as an expectorant and for water retention; colds and flu, it also is claimed to have antiseptic properties. good throat spray ingredient. It has minor applications as a tonic and to bring on menstruation. Horse-heal

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Elecampane root Eleutherococcus senticosus

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Stress, effects of chemo and radiation, shortness of breath"; today herbalists prescribe it as an expectorant and for water retention; it also is claimed to have antiseptic properties. It has minor applications as a tonic and to bring on menstruation. increases metabolism

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Eleuthero root Eleutherococcus setaceous

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enhances mental clarity, increases metoblism, reduces stress, enhances the immune system, colds. combined with astragalus, holy basil, and schizandra eleuthro protects the body during radition and chemotherapy by diminishing side effects and improves over all energy. Chronic bronchitis, pneumonia. balances blood pressure and blood sugar levels siberian ginseng

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Elfwort Inula helenium

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see Elecampane

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English Sundew or Great Sundew Drosera anglica

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Epazote herb Dysphania ambrosioides

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Ephedra Ephedra Sinica

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Dried stem is a natural adrenergic stimulant to the central nervous system and a bronchodilator for treating colds and asthma.

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Eryngo Eryngium campestre

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Used in herbalism as an infusion to treat coughs, whooping cough and urinary infections. Roots were formerly candied as sweets or boiled and roasted as a vegetable. Active Ingredients: Essential oils, saponins, tannins.

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Eucalyptus Eucalyptus Abdita

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brocial decongestant, colds

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Evening Primrose Oenothera biennis

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cardiovascular ailments, menstrual irregularities, arthritic inflammation and hyperactivity in children. The oil, usually available in capsule form, and taken orally, has been demonstrated to be effective in the symptoms of PMS. Omega 6 helps Neuropathy.

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Eyebright Euphrasis officinallis

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Coughs, horaseness, headache, conjunctivitis ( pink eye), earaches, sinusitis, bronchitisUsed as an eyewash. Prevents secretion of fluids and relieves discomfort from eyestrain or minor irritation. Good for allergies, itchy/watering eyes, and runny nose. Also used to combat hay fever

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False Unicorn Root Chamaelirium luteum Liliaceae

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his herb, which comes to us via the North American Indians, is one of the best tonics and strengtheners of the reproductive system that we have. Though primarily used for the female system, it can be equally beneficial for men. It is known to contain precursors of the estrogens. However, it acts in an amphoteric way to normalize function. The body may use this herb to balance and tone and thus it will aid in Starwort

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Female Fern

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Fennel Seeds Foeniculum vulgare

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Encourage digestion,flatulence,chronic coughs, hangovers, Used as as appetite suppressant and as an eyewash. Relieves abdominal pain, colon disorders, gas, and gastrointestinal spasms. Useful for acid stomach. Good after chemotherapy, and/or radiation treatments for cancer. carminative properties, colic, eyedrops, hypertension, increases lactation Florence fennel bulbs are edible like an onion.

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Fenugreek Trigonella foenum-graecum

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galactagogue ( increase lactation, The effect of fenugreek seeds (Trigonella foenum graecum) on blood glucose and the serum lipid profile was evaluated in insulin-dependent (Type I) diabetic patients. Isocaloric diets with and without fenugreek were each given randomly for 10 d. Defatted fenugreek seed powder (100 g), divided into two equal doses, was incorporated into the diet and served during lunch and dinner.

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Fern bracken

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Feverfew Tanacetum parthenium

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Anti-inflammatory, vasodilator, bitter, emmenagogue. acute migraine attacks

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Field Cow Wheat Melampyrum arvense

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Fig

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Fig wort, Rosenoble Scrophularia nodosa

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Figwort finds most use in the treatment of skin problems. It acts in a broad way to help the body function well, bringing about a state of inner cleanliness. It may be used for eczema, psoriasis and any skin condition where there is itching and irritation. Part of the cleansing occurs due to the purgative and diuretic actions. It may be used as a mild laxative in constipation. As a heart stimulant, Figwort

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Figwort asarina procumbens,Scrophulriaceae

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Fire Weed

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Five Finger Glass

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Flag Root Acorus calamus

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Also called sweet flag, muskrat root, fish-back root, or flag root. Chewed for toothaches, sore throats, decongestant, raise the pitch of your voice. Can be made into tea for upset stomach. Scientific name: Acorus calamus Botanical Disclaimer

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Flax Seed

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Seeds, oil from seeds: Promotes strong bones, nails, and teeth, as well as healthy skin. Useful for colon problems, female disorders, and inflammation. BPH enlarged prostrate

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Flea Bane Conyza bonariensis

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Fluxweed Isanthus brachiatus

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False Pennyroyal, Fluxweed. Linaceae - (Flax Family) Linum medium (Planch.) Britton Common Yellow Flax ... chemicals
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Fo-ti root Polygonum multiflorum

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(He-shou-wu) Legendary Oriental Elixir of Life said to possess fantastic rejuvenating properties. Some believe fo-ti was used by a certain Professor Li Chung Yun who lived to the ripe old age of 256! So the story goes, early in life Li developed the penchant for taking a daily concoction containing the elixir of life. He is said to have outlived 23 wives, and left behind 11 generations of descendants when he died in

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Fodder Vetch Vicia Villosa

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Foxglove

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Foxtail Copper leaf Acalypha alopecuroidea

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Frankincense Boswellia thurifera

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protection

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boswellia carteri
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Fringe tree bark Chionanthus virginica

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This valuable herb may be safely used in all liver problems, especially when they have developed into jaundice. It is a specific for the treatment of gall-bladder inflammation and a valuable part of treating gall-stones. It is a remedy that will aid the liver in general and as such it is often used as part of a wider treatment for the whole body. Through its action of releasing bile it acts as a gentle and effective

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Frostwart

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Fumitory Fumaria officinalis Fumariaceae

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skin problems such as eczema and acne. Its action is probably due to a general cleansing mediated via the kidneys and liver. Fumitory may also be used as an eyewash to ease conjunctivitis.

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Garden Mullein Verbascum Nigrum

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Aaron's rod
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Garden Nightshade

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Garland Crab Malus coronaria - (L.)Mill.

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Abortifacient; Astringent; Birthing aid; Emmenagogue; Lithontripic; Ophthalmic. An infusion of the bark has been used to ease a difficult birth and also in the treatment of gallstones, piles and as a wash for sore mouths. A cold infusion of the bark has been used as a wash for black eyes, sore eyes and snow blindness. A decoction of the root has been

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Garlic Allium sativum

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Anthelmintic; Anti-inflammatory; Antiseptic; Antispasmodic; Carminative; Diuretic; Expectorant; Febrifuge; Homeopathy; Hypoglycemic; Hypotensive; Lithontripic; Skin; Stings; Stomach; Tonic. control excess conversion of lipids and cholesterol.

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Gelsemium Gelsemium Sempervirens

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Centers its action upon the nervous system, causing various degree of Motor paralysis. General prostration. Dizziness, drowsiness, dullness, and trembling. Slow pulse, tired feeling, mental apathy. Paralysis of various groups of muscles about the eyes, throat, chest, larynx, sphincter, extremities, etc. Postdiphtheritic paralysis. Muscular weakness. Complete relaxation and prostration. Lack of

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Gentian Root Gentiana lutea

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excellent bitter which stimulates appetite and digestion through a general stimulation of the digestive juices, increasing the production of saliva, gastric juices and bile. It also accelerates the emptying of the stomach. It is indicated wherever there is a lack of appetite, dyspepsia or flatulence. The general toning effect of bitters give this herb a role to play in treating debility, anorexia and exhaustion. smoking mix

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Giant Reed Arundo donax - L.

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Gilead Buds

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Ginger rhizome Zingiber officinale

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Diarrhea, Nausea, sedative, antibacterial, menopause, pms, postpartum

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gingerols increase the motility of the gastrointestinal tract and have analgesic, sedative, antipyretic and antibacterial chemicals

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Ginkgo leaf Ginkgo biloba Ginkgoaceae

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cartio vascular, antioxidant, as a brain tonic

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Ginseng Panax notoginseng

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treatment of type II diabetes, including sexual dysfunction in men. increases the body's resistance to stress, anti carcinogenic and antioxidant properties. Increases metabolism. Memory function. weight loss

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Ginsing chinese Panax quinquefolium

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Goat's Rue Galega officianlis Papilionaceae

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Vascular, Hypoglycaemic, galactogogue, diuretic, diaphoretic. increases lactation

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Goats Beard Aruncus dioicus

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Birthing aid

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goatweed Ageratum conyzoides - L.

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Anti inflamatory,

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Goji Berries Lycium barbarum

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antioxident

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Gold Tree Prima Vera Tabebuia donnell smithii

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Golden Marguerite Anthemis tinctoria

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Golden rod Solidago canadensis; Solidago virgaurea

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Arthritis, Allergies Colds and flu Inflammation of the bladder or urinary tract Kidney stones Laryngitis Sore throats

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Solidago virgaurea
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Golden Thread

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Golden trumpet tree tabebuia chrysoticha

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Goldenseal ( orangeroot) Hydrastis canadensis

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reduce inflamation, Allergies, colds. Candidiasis, Compress, cancer, depression, Breast swelling, exhaustion,

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Herbalists today consider goldenseal an alterative, anti-catarrhal, anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, astringent, bitter tonic, laxative, and chemicals
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Goosefoots

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English Mercury
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goosegrass Cleavers

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Gorse Ulex europaeus

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Vascular

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Gotu Kola Hydrocotyle asiatica

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treatment of burns, wounds, scars and varicose veins because it stimulates the development of connective tissue. weight loss formula

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Centella asiatica
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Gotu Kola Centella asiatica

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promoting longevity, boosts brain functions. Improves learning. balance, calming. used in smoking mixes

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Centella asiatica
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Grains of Paradise Aframomum melegueta

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digestion

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Grape seed oil

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protects the brain an nervous system

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Grapefruit Mint Mentha suaveolens x piperata

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Ritchason, J. 1995, "The Little Herb Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition" p.70


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Grapefruit peel

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Gravel Root Eupatorium purpureum

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Gravel Root is used primarily for kidney stones or gravel. In urinary infections such as cystitis and urethritis it may be used with benefit, whilst it can also play a useful role in a systemic treatment of rheumatism and gout. Ellingwood considered it to have the following symptomatology: "Irritation of the bladder in women from displacement and chronic inflammation of the uterus; and suppression of

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Graviola, Annona macrocarpa, A. bonplandiana, A.

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cancer, Antibacterial, anthelmintic, anticancerous, anticonvulsant, antidepressant, antifungal, antimicrobial, antineoplastic, antiparasitic, antispasmodic, antitumorous, antiviral, astringent, cardiodepressant, cytostatic, cytotoxic, febrifuge, hypotensive, insecticide, nervine, pectoral, piscicide, sedative, stomachic, vasodilator, vermifuge

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Greater Dodder Cuscuta europaea

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Green ginger

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Green Tea Camella Sinesis

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Gridelia Grindelia spp. Compositae

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Grindelia acts to relax smooth muscles and heart muscles.This helps to explain its use in the treatment of asthmatic and bronchial conditions, especially where these are associated with a rapidheart beat and nervous response. It may be used in asthma,bronchitis, whooping cough and upper respiratory catarrh. Because of the relaxing effect on the heart and pulse rate, there may be areduction in blood

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ground elder Aegopodium podagraria

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sedative,

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Ground Ivy Glechoma hederacea

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Guaiacum Resin Guaiacum officinalis Zygophyllaceae

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it is a mild laxative and diuretic relieves pain and inflammation Anti-rheumatic, anti-inflammatory, laxative, diaphoretic, diuretic.

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Guar Gum galactomannan

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Emulsifier

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borax or calcium can create a gel


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Guarana paullnia cupana

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enhences mental clarity

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Guarana Seed

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energy drink

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Gum Arabic

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Gumweed Grindelia

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Colds and Flu

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Gymnema Sylvestre leaf

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Habanero Pepper

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toothache

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Haircap Moss

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Hairy Tare Vicia hirsuta

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Vascular

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Hare's Ear

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Hartog Sagittaria sagittifolia leucopetala

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Antiscorbutic; Diuretic; Galactofuge.

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Hawthorn Berries Crataegus Oxyacathus

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Promotes good heart health, digestion, lowers cholesterol, ", increasing blood flow to the heart muscles and restoring normal heart beat. Recent research has confirmed the validity of these uses. MAIN PROPERTIES: Cardiotonic, diuretic, astringent, dilates blood vessels, relaxant, antioxidant.

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Hawthorn Berries

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digestion

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Heartsease Viola tricolor Violaceae

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Traditionally used for bronchitis and rheumatism, Heartsease is especially valued remedy for treating skin disease. Used both internally and topically it is good for eczema, psoriasis and acne. It is also helpful in cases of cradlecap in babies. The herb is employed in treating frequent and painful urination in conditions such as cystitis. Both the salicylates and the you call me torutin contained in the plant are anti-

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Heather Ling calluna vulgaris

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Hellebore American

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Helonias Chamaelirium - rhizome

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False Unicorn
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Hemlock Conium maculatum - L.

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Edible Parts: Leaves. Leaves - cooked. Although toxic, plants found in the south of England are comparatively harmless and the leaves are used as a potherb. They can also be dried for later use. The toxic principle is said to be destroyed by thorough cooking or drying[4, 100]. Caution is advised, especially on the remarks about plants in southern England[K]. See the notes above on

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hemp Agrimony Eupatorium Cannabinum

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Hemp seed

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Henbane

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Henna

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Herbes de Provence

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rosemary, marjoram, basil, bay leaf, thyme, lavender. make rice packets

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Hibiscus flowers hibiscus sabdariffa

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sore throat, immune support, lowers blood pressure, lessen the possibility of strokes and heart attacks.

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Hoelen

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digestive system

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Holly

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Holly Hock Alcea rosea

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Antiinflammatory; Astringent; Demulcent; Diuretic; Emollient; Febrifuge. The flowers are demulcent, diuretic and emollient[4, 21]. They are useful in the treatment of chest complaints[4], and a decoction is used to improve blood circulation, for the treatment of constipation, dysmenorrhoea, haemorrhage etc[218]. The

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Holy Basil Ocimum sanctum

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improves over all health. Expectorant to treat bronchial problems, nasal. balances chakras, nasal decongestant, earache, insect bites and fever. cancer, leukemia. lowers blood sugar levels raising antibody production

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Patchouli Ocimum tenuiflorum


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Holy Basil seeds Tulsi

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Patchouli
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holy thistle Cnicus benedictus

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* Acid Reflux Disease (GERD) or Heartburn * Indigestion / Stomach Ache * Irregularity / Constipation / Hard Stools / Hemorrhoids * Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) / Crohn's Disease * Abdominal Pain / Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBDs) * Spastic Colon / Colitis / Ileitis

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Honey

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natural sugar, antibiotic

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Honey Bush Cyclopia spp

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rich in antioxidents

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Honeybush tea

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Honeysuckle flowers Caprifolium

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Hoodia Hoodia gordonii

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burns off fat

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Hops Humulus lupulus

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sleep, digestion

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Horehound marrubium vulgare

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coughs, colds. smoking ingredient

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Horny goat weed Epimedium

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male enhancement

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Horse chestnuts aesculus hippocastanum

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expectorant, The unique actions of Horse Chestnut are on the vessels of the circulatory system. It seems to increase the strength and tone of the vein sin particular. It may be used internally to aid the body in the treatment of problems such as phlebitis, inflammation in the veins, varicosity and hemorrhoids. Externally it may be used as a lotion for the same conditions as well as for leg ulcers. King's Dispensary

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Horse Mint Mentha longifolia

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Vascular

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contains rhizome
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Horse Radish Armoracia rusticana

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Known to have diuretic properties, the roots have been used to treat various minor health problems, including urinary tract infections, bronchitis, sinus congestion, and coughs. Compounds found in horseradish have been found to kill some bacterial strains.

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Horse Tail Field Equisetum Arvente

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Kidney and Bladder problems, prostate

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Horseshoe Vetch Hippocrepis comosa

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Vascular

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Hound 's Tongue Cynoglossum officinale

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Herbalists use the plant as a treatment for piles, lung diseases and persistent coughs. Houndstongue ointment is said to cure baldness, and can be used for sores and ulcers.

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Hydrangea root Hydrangea arborescens

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aids in elimination of damaging acids from the body

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hypericum Hypericum calycinum

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Hyssop Labiatae

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Anti-inflammatory, promotes sweating antispasmodic, bruises, reduce swelling broncitius,

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Hyssop Hyssopus officinalis

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Anti-inflammatory, promotes sweating antispasmodic, bruises, reduce swelling broncitius, This mildly anti-viral and expectorant herb makes an excellent tea to treat the common cold.

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Icelandic Moss

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Ignatia St. Ignatius bean

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anxiety

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Impatiens Impatiens glanduifera

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Bach flower:The Impatiens, Impatiens glanduifera (Himalayan Balsam), remedy helps people relax and take life a little more slowly. They become less manic and more aware of how enjoyable life is when lived at a more leisurely pace. This remedy will benefit any person who is experiencing a period of tense irritability and impatience, such as during illness, while waiting for the results of an exam or

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Irish Moss

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Iron Weed

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Ivy Hedera helix

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Ivy Broomrape Orobanche hederae

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Vascular

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Ivy, American

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Jamaican dogwood Bark

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Jamaican Sasaparilla root Smilax ornata regelii

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Male sexual tonic impotence

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Jasmine flowers Jasminum grandiflorum (Oleaceae)

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Jasmine is probably native of Iran and is now well known and cultivated in Asia and Europe where it was in the l6th century, mainly as a source of perfume. Although it is rarely used today in the western World, flower syrups were used for coughs and leaf tea to rinse sore eyes and wounds. Jasmine flowers make a calming and sedative infusion, taken to relieve tension. The oil is considered antidepressant and

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Jewel Weed Impatiens capensis

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Eczema * Insect Bites/Rashes * Properties: Skin tonic* Repels Insects*

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Jiaogulan Gynostemma pentaphyllum

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macrophages, lymphocytes, circulation, bp and cholesterol, increases cardiac output, and regulates blood presure. helps to prevent stroke and heart attack. Boosts the metabolism thus it is good for weight loss.

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Jimson Weed Datura sp.

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Jojoba

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skin softner, kills bacteria and fungi

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Juniper Berries Juniperus Communis

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soap, shampoo, Juniper is found in Europe, south-western Asia and North America. Juniper is tonic, diuretic and strongly antiseptic within the urinary tract. It is a valuable remedy for cystitis, and helps relieve fluid retention, but should be avoided in cases of kidney disease. In the digestive system, juniper is warming and settling, easing colic and supporting the function of the stomach. Taken internally or applied

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Jurubeba

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reduces acid reduces inflammation Leaves prevents ulcers, decongests Infusion: 1 cup 2-3 stimulates bile increases urination expels gas reduces fever Fluid extract: 3-4 ml 2-3

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Kava Kava Root Piper methysticum

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anti-septic, anesthetic, narcotic, and a diuretic. It has been used for both acute and chronic gonorrhea, vaginitis, leucorrhoea, nocturnal incontinence, gout, rheumatism, bronchial ailments, and other ailments resulting from heart trouble. It has been recommended for insomnia, depression and anxiety. High doses of Kava Kava are unnecessary, and should be discouraged, as a small amount will give the

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kidney bean

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Kidney Liver Leaf

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Kidney Vetch Anthyllis Vulneraria

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Kinick Kinick

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This sacred herbal mixture was used ritualistically by Native Americans because it is believed to have the power to absorb prayers chemicals
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kiwi fruit Actinidia deliciosa

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Diuretic; Febrifuge; Sedative. The fruits, stems and roots are diuretic, febrifuge and sedative [147]. They are used in the treatment of stones in the urinary tract, rheumatoid arthralgia, cancers of the liver and oesophagus[

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mix fruit with other herbs


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Kola nut

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Korean Mint Agastache rugosa

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The plant has antibacterial, antifungal, antipyretic, aromatic, anticancer, carminative, diaphoretic, febrifuge, refrigerant, and stomachic properties, among others.

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korean spice viburnum carlesii

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Kudzu root Pueraria lobata

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antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory

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L-theanine

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amino acid found in black tea. Arthritis, hormones, reduce anxiety, lowers heart rate and calms down.

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Lady's Mantle Alchemilla xanthochlora

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sedative

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lady's slipper cypripedium pubescens

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Ladys bedstraw Galium Verum

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foot care, antispasmodic, astringent, diuretic, reduce inflammation, reduces kidney stones,

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Lavendar Flowers Lavandula angustifolia

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Lavender Lavandula officinalis

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Lavender is native to the Mediterranean region and is cultivated in France, Spain and elsewhere. It has been used for aromatic purposes by the Romans in washing water and baths. This herb has uses in culinary, cosmetics and medicine. It is effective to cure headaches, especially when related to stress, to clear depression associated with weakness and depression. Externally, lavender oil has Lavandula officinalis syn. L. angustifolia been (Labiatae)

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Lemon Balm leaf Melissa officinalis;

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Insomnia and anxiety, Herpes, Colds Depression Heart Tonics/Cordials Herpes Hypertension HBP Insect Bites/Rashes Nausea, Pregnancy, Sore Throat/Laryngitis Properties: Antispasmodic Carminative Cardic tonic Cordial Digestive Febrifuge Hypotensive Nervine Sedative Stomachic Diaphoretic Uterine Tonic Vermifuge Alzheimer's disease, attention deficit Balm mint; Bee balm; Blue balm; Garden balm; Honey plan

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Lemon grass Cymbopogon citratus

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oil has anti-fungal properties. Has astringent and tonic properties. Good for the skin and nails.

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Lemon peel Citrus Limon (Rutaceae)

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A native from Asia, probably from India, it is now widely cultivated in Italy, California and Australia. Lemon was unknown to the ancient Greeks arriving in Europe probably brought by Roman soldiers returning from Asia Minor. It is one of the most important and versatile natural medicines for home use. A familiar food as well as a remedy, it has a high vitamin C content that helps improve resistance to infection, making it

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Lemon sumach Rhus aromatica

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Rhus canadensis, Rhus crenata, Toxicodendron crenatum

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Lemon Verbena Leaf

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Lesser Milk Vetch Astragalus odoratus

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Vascular

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Leverwood

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Licorice root Glycyrrhiza glabra

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an expectorant, antispasmodic, antiinflammatory, laxative, hypertensive, anti-ulcer, estrogenic, emmenagogue, antibacterial, antifungal, sialogogue, and immune stimulant. Ayurvedic medicine where it is also used in tooth powders. Modern cough syrups often include licorice extract as an ingredient. Additionally, licorice may be useful in conventional sores, heighten medicine for both healing cankerand naturopathic blood pressure,

coughs, catarrh( swelling of the mucous membrane in the head. infection of the chemicals

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Life everlasting flower

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Life's Root

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Lilium Lilium bulbiferum

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fertility

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Lily of the valley Convallaria majalis,

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Lily Turf Liriope muscari

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Antiinflammatory; Aphrodisiac; Pectoral; Stimulant; Tonic. antiallergic, aphrodisiac, pectoral and stimulant. It is used as a tonic in Korea to increase stamina and also as an expectorant

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Limeflower Tilia europaea

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Blood pressure, febrifuge, relaxant, hypotensive, astringent, antispasmodic

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Linden Tilia platyphyllos

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colds, cough, fever, infections, inflammation, high blood pressure, headache (particularly migraine), as a diuretic (increases urine production), antispasmodic (reduces smooth muscle spasm along the digestive tract), and sedative. The flowers were added to baths to quell hysteria, complements any antidiabetic herb.

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Lindenleaf

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Lion's Root

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see Dandelion

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Lippiaq

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Lobelia leaf

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Anti-Spasmodic and a Bronchial Dilator and Expectorant. As an Anti-Spasmodic, it is 2nd to NONE, and will RELAX the ENTIRE Body and Organs. It is the GREATEST Herb for Lungs Problems!

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Lobella lobellia Cardinalis

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relaxes the central nervous system AntiSpasmodic and a Bronchial Dilator and Expectorant. As an Anti-Spasmodic, it is 2nd to NONE, and will RELAX the ENTIRE Body and Organs. It is the GREATEST Herb for Lungs Problems!

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Lobella herb, seed lobellia inflata

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relaxes the central nervous system

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Locust bean Gum carob bean

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Lomatium root

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upper respiratory, TB

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Lotus root

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Lovage root

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Lungwort Pulmonaria officinalis

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Lycii berries

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Ma-huang Ephedra

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Maca root Lepidium meyenii

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Menopause,reduce enlarged prostate glands

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contains iodine
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Madder Root Rubia Tinctorum

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soap, shampoo, conditioner

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Magnolia

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Magnolia denudate flower

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soothes nasal congestion

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Xin yi hua
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maidens hair Ginkgo biloba

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Maitake Mushrooms Sporocarp (fungi),

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diabeties, memory

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Malva, common mallow Malva silvestris (Malvaceae)

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The young leaves and shoots of this plant have been eaten since at least the 8th century BC. The plant's many uses gave rise to the Spanish adage, "A kitchen garden and mallow, sufficient medicines for a home." The flowers and leaves are emollient and good for sensitive areas of the skin. It is applied as a poultice to reduce swelling and draw out toxins. Taken internally, the leaves reduce gut irritation and have a

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Mandragorine

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Mandrake

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Mandrake American Podophyllum peltatum

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Cathartic, hepatic, hydragogue, cholagogue, tonic, emetic, purgative

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Maple

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marcela Achyrocline satureoides

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enhances immunity protects liver Whole herb kills viruses prevents tumors Infusion: 1 cup 2-3 times daily kills bacteria expels worms Capsules: 1-2 g 2-3 times daily

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Mariesi Viburnum plicatum

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Marjoram Origanum majorana

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Sweet marjoram is mainly used as a culinary herb, but is also medicinally valuable due to its stimulant and antispasmodic properties. It is a good general tonic, treating various disorders of the digestive and respiratory systems. It has a stronger affect on the nervous system than the related oregano (O. vulgare) and is also thought to lower the sex drive[. Because it can promote menstruation, it should not be used medicinally

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Marsh marigold

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cowslip
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Marsh Pea Lathyrus palustris

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Vascular

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Marshmellow Althaea officinalis

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sore throat, body cleansings, asthma, bronchitis, Pharyngitis, wounds

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Kidney cleanse, liver cleanse


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Masala chai

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use recipe to make

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Mastic Pistacia lentiscus

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ulcers, stomach distress

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Mate Hex paraguariensis

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Native to South America, probably to Paraguay, mate is a traditional South American tea that increases short-term physical and mental energy levels. It is taken as a fortifying beverage in much the same way as tea (Camellia sinensis) is consumed throughout Asia and Europe. Mate has properties similar to those of tea and coffee (Coffea arabica). It stimulates the nervous system, is mildly analgesic and Hex paraguariensis syn. I. paraguensis diuretic. (Aquifoliaceae)

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Mayflower Epigaea repens

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Arbutis, Trailing
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Meadowsweet Filipendula ulmaria

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cystitis, pain formula, anti inflammatory

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Active ingredients: compounds of salicylic acid, flavone-glycosides, essential oils and tannins. Meadowsweet has been shown to cause chemicals

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Melilot herb Melilotus vulgaris

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Melilot contains coumarins, and when the plant is fermented, it produces dicoumarol, a potent anticoagulant. It is said to be a good venous tonic that increases the blood flow through the veins to the heart and has been used in cases of painful, swollen veins of the legs that are associated with poor venous return or raised abdominal pressure (as in obesity, pregnancy or persistent constipation). Melilot is believed to

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Melissa Lemon Balm Melissa officinalis

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aromatherapy, Lemon Balm has been cultivated in the Mediterranean region for more than 2,000 years. The Muslim herbalist Avicenna recommended lemon balm for heart problems. Its main action is as a tranquilizer. It calms nervous spasms, colics and hearth spasms. The hot tea promotes sweat that that is good for colds, flus and fevers. Its sedative actions have been used to help in the treatment of psychiatric

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Mexican Hat Yellow Ratibida columnifera

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Mignonette Reseda odorata

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Milk Thistle Silybum Marianum

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hepatitis B or C virus . Snake bites, digestion, liverdiseases (cirrhosis, jaundice and hepatitis), gallbladder disease, and is claimed to protect the liver against poisons.

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Milk Vetch Astragalus membranaceus

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ASTRAGALUS MEMBRANACEUS (Chinese Astragalus; Huang Qi) One of the most important Chinese medicinal herbs, especially for its immune enhancing properties. Tonifies the spleen, especially in cases of fatigue. Boosts and tonifies qi (chi). Cardiotonic; lowers blood pressure and blood sugar; improves circulation. Beneficial effect on kidneys, liver, and endocrine system. See also Sha Yuan

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Milk Weed Asclepias syriaca

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Root and rhizome are anodyne (pain killing). Used for asthma, painful cough and scrofula. Germination benefits from gibberellic acid treatment.

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Mimosa Albizia julibrissin

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Analgesic; Anthelmintic; Carminative; Digestive; Diuretic; Oxytoxic; Plaster; Sedative; Stimulant; Tonic; Vulnerary. The flower heads are carminative, digestive, sedative and tonic. They are used internally in the treatment of insomnia, irritability, breathlessness and poor memory[]. The flowers are harvested as they open and are dried for later use. The stembark is anodyne, anthelmintic, carminative, discutient, diuretic,

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Mistletoe Viscum album

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Native to Europe and northern Asian, mistletoe is chiefly used to lower blood pressure and hearth rate, ease anxiety and promote sleep. In low doses it also relieves panic attacks, headaches, and improves the ability to concentrate. Mistletoe is also prescribed for tinnitus and epilepsy. It may be used to treat hyperactivity in children. Mistletoe contain viscotoxins that ihnibit tumors and stimulete the

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Monk's Hood Aconitum chasmanthum

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The dried root is analgesic, anodyne, diaphoretic, diuretic, irritant and sedative , Anxiety. The root is a rich source of active alkaloids, containing around 3%. It is best harvested as soon as the plant dies down in the autumn. This is a very poisonous plant and should only be used with extreme caution and under the supervision of a qualified practitioner.

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Moonwort Botrychium lunaria

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Mormon tea Ephedra sinica

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asthma, upper respiratory infections

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ephedrine
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Motherwort Leonurus cardiaca

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mild vasodilator and has a relaxing effect on smooth muscles. For this reason, it has long been used as a cardiac tonic, nervine, and an emmenagogue. regulate menstruation, ease stomach gas and cramping, menopausal problems, and insomnia, prevention of uterine infection. complements antidiabetic herbs.

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Mountain Everlasting Anternnaria dioica

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Mugwort Artemisia vulgaris

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skin irritations plants. Always seek advice from a professional before using a plant medicinally. Antiseptic; Antispasmodic; Appetizer; Carminative; Cholagogue; Diaphoretic; Digestive; Diuretic; Emmenagogue; Expectorant; Foot care; Haemostatic; Nervine; Purgative; Stimulant; Tonic; Women's complaints. Felon Herb, Chrysanthemum Weed, Wild Wormwood

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Muira Puama

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Muira Puama stem Ptychopetalum olacoides

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PMS

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Mulberries Morus rubra

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Mullein verbascum Jackie

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Parkinson's disease,lung, Hemorrhoids, bronchitis, sore throat, dry cough, pulmonary ailments

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Figwort,Some of the more whimsical ones included "Hig candlewick", "Bullicks lungwort", "Adams-rod", "Feltwort", "Hare's-beard" and chemicals
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Mullein Leaf Verbascum thapsus

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pain reliver, antiseptic, astringent, Demulcent,. expectorant, emollient. smoking herb

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Musk Thistle or Nodding Thistle Carduus nutans

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Myrrh Commiphora molmol

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Native to north-east Africa, myrrh is mainly found in Ethiopia, Somalia, Saudi-Arabia, Iran and Thailand. Myrrh has been used in perfumes, incense and embalming. Its astringent, antimicrobial and antiseptic properties have been used to treat acne and boils as well as mild inflammatory conditions. It finds specific use in the treatment of infections in the mouth such as ulcers, gengivitis,

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Myrrh tears commiphora habessinica

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Oral health tonic

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Myrtle Myrtus communis (Myrtaceae)

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Myrtle is native to the Mediterranean region and is mainly cultivated for the extraction of its essential oil. Used in ancient Greece, the astringent, tonic and antiseptic properties of its leaves are used to heal wounds, or internally to remedy disorders of the digestive and urinary

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nanny berry Viburnum lenago

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Narcissus

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In kampo (traditional Japanese medicine), wounds were treated with narcissus root and wheat flour paste,[6] though it does not appear in the modern kampo herb list. The Roman physician Aulus Cornelius Celsus listed narcissus root in De Medicina among medical herbs, described as emollient, erodent, and "powerful to disperse whatever has collected in any part of the body". In one scientific study, the

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Neem leaf Azadirachta indica

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throat spray ingredient: clears toxins and promotes healing

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Nettle urtica dioica

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Flowers, leaves, roots - A diuretic, expectorant, pain reliever, and tonic. Contains vital minerals that are essential in many disorders. Good for anemia, arthritis, hay fever, and other allegic disorders, kidney problems, and malabsorbtion syndrome. Improves goiter, inflammatory conditions, and mucous conditions of the lungs.

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Nettle root

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Nigella Nigella arvensis

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Nightshade Atropa Belladonna

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nervine,

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Noni fruit

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Nootka Rose Rosa nutkana

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foot care

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Nopal Cactus

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Nutmeg Myristica fragrans

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Oak

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Oakmoss

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Oaktree

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Oats Avena Sativa

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soap, shampoo, conditioner

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Oatstraw

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Old Man's Beard Usnea spp

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throat spray: excellent for fungal, viral and bacteria infections increases resistance to colds and influenza

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Olive Olea europaea (Oleaceae)

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The olive was probably first cultivated in Crete in around 3500 BC. The leaves have been used since those times to clean wounds.

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Olive leaf Olea europaea

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Candida Albicans, Herpes or Shingles ,some tumors and cancers such as liver, prostate and breast cancer but the research on this is preliminary.lowering blood pressure and blood glucose;

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Omega 3

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fish oil
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Omega 6

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Onions Allium cepa)

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Anthelmintic; Antiinflammatory; Antiseptic; Antispasmodic; Carminative; Diuretic; Expectorant; Febrifuge; Homeopathy; Hypoglycaemic; Hypotensive; Lithontripic; Skin; Stings; Stomachic; Tonic.

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Orange peel Citrus Sinesis

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soap, shampoo, conditioner, cooking

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Orchid

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Oregon grape root Mahonia aquifolia syn. Berberis aquifolium

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Anti-inflammatory Antiseptic Laxative Hepatic, pink eye

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Orris root

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Osha root Ligusticum Poteri

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sore throats also smoking mixes

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Oyster-plant Taragopogon porrifolius

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Digestion

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Pachouli leaf

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Palmarosa Cymbopogon martini

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Palmetto, saw palmetto Sabal serrulata

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Saw palmetto berries were eaten by Native North Americans and animals. According to legend, on seeing the animals grow "sleek and fat", European settlers tried the berries and attributed medicinal properties to them. The fruit pulp was used as a tonic from the l9th century

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Papaya leaf Carica papaya

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Papoose Root Caulophyllum robustum

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Birthing aid

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Paprika Capsicum annuum

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increasing the production of stomach acids to help with digestion and with saliva production. The spice also improves circulation and normalizing blood pressure. powerful catalyst carrying other herbs to all parts of the body

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Parrot's feather Myriophyllum aquaticum

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Parsley Root Petroselinum crispum

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Parsley is a commonly grown culinary and medicinal herb that is often used as a domestic medicine. The fresh leaves are highly nutritious and can be considered a natural vitamin and mineral supplement in their own right[254]. The plants prime use is as a diuretic where it is effective in ridding the body of stones and in treating jaundice, dropsy, cystitis etc. It is also a good detoxifier, helping the body to get rid of Petroselinum sativum

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Partridge Berry Mitchella repens

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Menopause, Postpartum, Menstrual problems

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Pasque flower anemone pulsatilla

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PMS, menopause, insomnia

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Passion Flower Passiflora incarnata

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Passiflora is natural from the north America. Its name comes from its beautiful flowers, thought to represent Christ's crucifixion - 5 stamens for the 5 wounds, 3 styles for the 3 nails and white and purple-blue colors for purity and heaven. The herb has valuable sedative and tranquilizing properties and has a long use as a medicine in Central and North American herbal traditions, being taken in Mexico for insomnia

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Passion Flower leaf

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sedative herbs for various types of nervous conditions, including insomnia and related disorders.

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Patchouli Pogostemon cablin

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insect repellant, nausea, diarrhea, abdominal pain. Native to Malaysia and the Philippines, Patchouli is now cultivated in tropical and subtropical regions around the world. Patchouli has been used extensively in Asian medicine, apperaring in the Chinese, Indian and Arabic traditions. The oil is widely employed as a fragrance and, in India, as an insect repellent. Patchouli is used Holy Basil seeds in herbal medicine in Asia as

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Pau D arco bark Tabebuia impetiginosa.

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kills bacteria, thins blood, Bark, Heartwood, kills fungi, enhances immunity. Decoction: 1/2 cup 2 -4 kills leukemia cells mildly laxative times daily: kills viruses, relieves rheumatism (Tincture: 2-3 ml 2-3) relieves pain, dries secretions times daily, reduces inflammation kills parasites, fights free radicals

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Pedra hume ca

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Main Actions Other Actions Dosage , lowers blood sugar , fights free radicals Leaves , improves diabetes , dries secretions Infusion: 1 cup 2-3 times , increases urination

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Pellitory Anacyclus pyrethrum

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pellitory root has a pungent efficacy in relieving toothache and in promoting a free flow of saliva. It induces heat, tingling and redness when applied to the skin.

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Penny Royal (Mentha pulegium

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helps after fainting, flatulence, gall ailments, gout, hepatitis (presumably Hepatitis A), a lung cleanser, a gum strengthener and, when ground with vinegar, a tumor remedy, although there is little to no medical evidence on any of these treatments. Dried pennyroyal should not be used as a natural flea repellent due to its toxicity to pets, even at extremely low levels. also helps with Fertility. Mexican wild yam

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Peonia White peony Paeonia lactiflora

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Native to the southern Europe and the Mediterranean, peony is widely cultivated as a garden plant. Peony's history of medicinal use in China stretches back for at least 1,500 years. It is known most widely as one of the herbs used to make "Four Things Soup", a women's tonic, and it is also a remedy for gynecological problems and for cramp, pain and dizziness. Traditionally, it is considered that women who

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Peony Paeonia suffruticosa

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The root of the peony relaxes the blood vessels, reduces platelet sticking, nourishes the blood and promotes circulation to the skin and extremities. The roots of both wild and cultivated are used. The wild peonies red peony (chi shao) are a fibrous root that is used to stimulate blood circulation. The cultivated peony white peony (bai shao) is a dense root that nourishes the blood. Peony is often

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Peppermint Mentha x piperita

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tooth aches, relaxes the gastro-esophageal sphincter, thus promoting belching. irritable bowel syndrome.

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Peppermint leaf Metha Piperita

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soap, shampoo, conditioner, teas for digestion, abdominal bloating, flatulence; Flowering, Top Leaves - Enhances digestion by increasing stomach acidity. Slightly anesthetizes mucous membranes and the gastrointestinal tract. Useful for chills, colic, diarrhea, headaches, heart trouble, indigestion, nausea, and spasms. Cultivars A number of cultivars have been selected for Periwinkle herb Vinca minor

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violet-blue flowers. Astringent and sedative properties. Formerly used for diarrhea and hemorrhages. Known as Violet of the Sorcerers in France where it was once hung at entrances to ward off evil spirits and witches. Analgesic, amebicide, antibiotic, antibacterial, cardiotonic, cholagogue, digestive, emmenagogue, febrifuge, hypotensive, laxative, pectoral, stomachic, vermifuge

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Peruvian Bark

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Philadelphia Fleabane Erigeron philadelphicus - L.

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A tea made from the plant is astringent, diaphoretic, diuretic and emmenagogue[222, 257]. It is used in the treatment of chronic diarrhoea, gout, gravel, epilepsy and menstrual problems[207, 254, 257]. A poultice of the plant is used to treat headaches and is also applied to sores . It should not be taken by pregnant women since it can induce a miscarriage . A snuff made from the powdered florets is used to

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Phytessence Wakame

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Pigweed Amaranthus retroflexus L.

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Pinapple Mint Mentha suaveolens;

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Pine nuts Pignoli

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Pink Pine Bark

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Anti-oxident, reduces aging, eye disorders, heart disease, anti inflamatory, cancer, diabetes1

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Pink Root

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Pipsissewa Herb

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Pistachio Pistacia vera

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sedative

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Plantain leaf Musa x paradisiaca

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Pleurisy Root Asclepias tuberosa

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congestion, Asthma, smoking cough

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Pluchea Pluchea sericea

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Plum Flower

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Pokeweed Root Lobelia inflata

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Hepetitis, some poisons.

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Poppy Flowers

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Poppy seeds Papaver somniferum,

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Western poppy syrup is an anodyne and expectorant. Eastern poppy is an anodyne and narcotic. Cough mixtures and syrups are also made from this variety, which is further used as a poultice with chamomile. An infusion of seeds is said to help ear and tooth ache. The seeds have appetizing qualities. The use and dangers of poppy plant derivatives, such as morphine, heroin and codeine, are well known. In the

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Post Oak Quercus stellata

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Pot Marigold Calendula

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Potato Onion Allium cepa aggregatum

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Anthelmintic; Antiinflammatory; Antiseptic; Antispasmodic; Carminative; Diuretic; Expectorant; Febrifuge; Hypoglycaemic; Hypotensive; Lithontripic; Skin; Stomachic; Tonic.

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Prickly Ash Bark (Zanthoxylum Americanum

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a spicy, warming herb that relieves pain, lowers fever and stimulates circulation

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Prickly Poppy Argemone mexicana

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sedative,

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Privet

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Psyllium Husks Plantago ovata and P. Major

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bulk laxative, especially for cases of chronic constipation. The tiny seeds contain a coating of gelatinous material, which swells upon contact with moisture. This increases the movement (motility) within the colon thus producing a bowel movement. Psyllium husk is an approved over-the-counter laxative.

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Pumpkin Seed pepita de calabaza

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anxiety, prostrate, pancreatitis and diabetics

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One gram of pumpkin seed protein contains as much L-tryptophan as a full glass of milk, the treatment of anxiety disorders chemicals
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Purple Milk Astragalus danicus

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Purple Oxytropis Oxytropis halleri

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Purslane Portulaca oleracea

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Pygeum Bark

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Pyrola

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Quamash Camassia quamash

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Birthing aid

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Quassia Wood Chips Picrasma excelsa

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The infusion makes a good insecticidal spray for garden and household use, especially for lice on pets. Important West Indian folk remedy for conditions as varied as fever, malaria, snakebite, dysentery, gonorrhea, and carcinoma. Extracts are used in bitters and liqueurs.

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Queen of the meadow herb Filipendula ulmaria

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treatment for diarrhea, headache, minor pain

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Quince

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Ragged Cup silphium perfoliatum

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Rattlepod Crotalaria Senecio Heliotropium

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Liver, Hep B and C

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Red Baneberry Actaea rubra

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Analgesic; Antirheumatic; Appetizer; Emetic; Galactogogue; Purgative; Rubefacient. The whole plant, but especially the root, is analgesic, antirheumatic, galactogogue and rubefacient[172, 257]. The plant was often used medicinally by North American Indian tribes, though modern users should be aware of the plants potential toxicity. A tea made from the

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Red Clover Trifolium pratense

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for coughs, bronchitis, eczema, sores, scrofula and can be gargled for mouth ulcers and sore throats It has been shown to contain compounds like caffeic acid that starve tumors and reduce inflammation. Menopause excellent blood purifier and expectorant relaxes nerves and the entire system; Flowers Acts as an antibiotic, appetite suppressant, blood purifier, and

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Red or Purple Deadnettle lamium purpureum var purpureum

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Red Raspberry leaf Rubus Ideaus

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Morning sickness, astringent, inflammation, prevents water loss. Red raspberry is astringent, tonic, hemostatic, antiseptic, antiabortient, parturient, antigonorrheal, antileucorrheal, and antimalarial[3] as well as stimulant, alterative, stomachic, anti-emetic, and cathartic.[4] There are some constituents, especially the ellagalic acid, which is an isolate of ellagitannins, in raspberry that have been many midwives report that it aids in focusing

the pre-labor contractions that help a womans uterus to prepare for delivery. The high vitamin chemicals

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Red Sumac leaves rhus glabra

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Red Trillium

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Red Willow Bark cornus stolonifera

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Rehmannina Scrophulariaceae s.s

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di huang is a root where the dark, moist part of the herb is used to nourish the blood and the hormonal system. It is usually used in the treatment problems of aging because the herbs ability to restore the levels of several declining hormones. There are two forms of the herb that are currently used. One is designated sheng di huang or raw rehmannia is given to reduce inflammation. The Chinese Foxglove other designated

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Reishi Mushroom

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Restharrow Ononis repens

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Rhubab

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Rhubarb is a reliable laxative and it enhances the appetite when it is taken before meals in very small amounts. It also promotes blood circulation and relieving pain in cases of injury or inflammation and inhibiting intestinal infections. Rhubarb can also reduce autoimmune reactions. The impact of the rhubarb depends on how it is prepared. If the rhubarb is cooked for a long time, the laxative

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Ribbed Melilot Melilotus officinalis

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Ribgrass Plantain Plantago lanceolata

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Leaf juice is reputed to have blood cleansing properties, to strengthen weak lungs, and to fight colds, diarrhea and similar digestive complaints. Poultice of fresh leaves on wounds prevents infection.

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Rice

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Rock Maple Acer glabrum

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Birthing

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Rooibos Aspalathus linearis

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Cardio, alleviating infantile colic, allergies, asthma and dermatological problems. nervous tension, allergies and digestive problems. "Green" rooibos (see above) has a higher antioxidant capacity than fully oxidized rooibos. It carries a malty flavour somewhat different from its red counterpart.

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Rose Hips Rosa Spp

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nfection fighter for colds, influenza, minor infectious diseases and diarrhea rich in Vitamin C and Vitamin C complex

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Rose Hips Powder Rosa Canina

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soap, shampoo, conditioner tea

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Rosemary Rosmarinus officinalis

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soaps, shampoo, tea, lotions, calming

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Rowan

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rudbeckia

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Echinacea
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Rue Rutaceae

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treat eyestrain, sore eyes, and as an insect repellent. Rue has been used internally as an antispasmodic, as a treatment for menstrual problems, as an abortifacient, and as a sedative.[1] [edit] Precautions Effect of the common rue on skin in hot weather

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Safflower Carthamus tinctorius

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Culinary Natural Skin Care-Oils & Herbs

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Saffron Crocus sativus

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Aids digestion, reduce fevers, cramps

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Sage Clary Salvia Sclarea

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Sage leaf Salvia officinalis

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Estrogen, cleansing

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Sage White Salvia apiana

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Salvia Salvia divinorum

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vision quest, Salvia (dan shen) are the deep roots of this Chinese sage plant. It is applied in the cases where the body tissues have been damaged by disease or injury. Salvia is given for post-stroke syndrome, traumatic injury, chronic inflammation and/or infection, and degenerative diseases. It is best known for its ability to promote circulation in the capillary beds or the seers sage microcirculation system. Also, salvia

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Sambucus Sambucus canadensis

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American Elderberry
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Sasaparilla Smilax offic

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steadily tones up the organs which may not be able to secrete impurities from the blood. quit smoking herb

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Saskatoon Amelanchier alnifolia

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Birthing

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Sasparillia Wild Aralia nudicaulis

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Woodland native of Eastern North America. Used much like American spikenard (Aralia racemosa). chemicals

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Sassafras

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Savory Satureja hortensis

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vitamin A

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Saw Palmetto Serenoa repens

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increase urine flow and reduce frequency of nighttime urination. BPH( benign prostatic hypertorphy or non-cancerous enlarged prostrate).

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Schisandra Schisandra chinensis

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mild stimulant ( enhancing reflex response and mental agility) calming agent lowers blood pressure, treats liver conditions like hepatitis

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Sea-buckthorn Hippophae rhamnoides

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Self Heal Prunella vulgaris

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first aid creme for fast healing, dry skin, heals wounds, chapped hands, anti-inflammatory, skin restore

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Senega

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Senna Sabal) (Cassia senna

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generally regarded as safe. However, as with all stimulant laxatives, long-term dependence may develop. Short-term use only is recommended.

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sesame Seeds Sesamum indicum

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The seeds are rich in manganese, copper, and calcium (90 mg per tablespoon for unhulled seeds, 10 mg for hulled), and contain vitamin B1 (thiamine) and vitamin E (tocopherol). They contain lignans, including unique content of sesamin, which are phytoestrogens with antioxidant and anti-cancer properties. Among edible oils from six plants, sesame oil had the highest antioxidant content. Sesame seeds also

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Shallot Allium ascalonicum)

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Shatavari Asparagus racemosus

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Menstrual problems, Post partum, Menopause

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Sheep Sorrel Rumex acetosella

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Traditionally used for fevers, inflammation, diarrhea, excessive menstruation and cancer. One of the four ingredients of the Essiac anticancer remedy. Although leaves are small and time-consuming to gather, they are delicious to eat.

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Sheperd's purse Capsella bursa pastoris

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Siberian Ginseng Acanthopanax senticosus Eleuthero;

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Immune system, Mental performance, Male fertility, Herpes viral infection

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Silver Nitrate Argentum nitricum

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anxiety, flatuance, restlessness

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silverweed Argentina anserina

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Silverweed Potentilla anserina

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foot care

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Skull Cap Scutellaria lateriflora

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Sedative,anxiety, headaches, neuralgia. Antiinflammatory; Antispasmodic; Astringent; Febrifuge; Nervine; Tonic. The herb is anti-inflammatory, antispasmodic, slightly astringent, febrifuge, nervine and strongly tonic[4, 9, 165]. In the home an infusion is sometimes used in the treatment of throat infections[9]. The plant is harvested in Other common names: Scullcap, Blue the

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Pimpernel, Blue Skullcap, Hood Wort, Mad Dog Weed, Helmet Flower, Side Flower, chemicals

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Skullcap Baikal Scutellaria baicalensis

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Skunk Cabbage Lysichiton americanus

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Yellow skunk cabbage was employed medicinally by several native North American Indian tribes who used it mainly as a poultice to treat a variety of complaints[257]. It is little, if at all, used in modern herbalism. Caution is advised, especially if using the plant internally, see the notes above on toxicity. A poultice of roots has been applied to

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slippery elm Ulmus rubra

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inner bark is used for sore throat, cough, strep, lump in throat. indigestion, stomach ulcers, coughs, diarrhea and dysentery. GI disorders, antacid.

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a mucilage that is used as a remedy for sore throats. digestive tract, especially the GI tracts of those with irritable bowel syndrome or chemicals
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Small Melilot Melilotus indicus

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Solomon's-seal Polygonatum odoratum

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sedative

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spearmint Mentha spicata

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Spikenard

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Spirea Spiraeoideae arguta

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pain ( see Meadowsweet)

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Spirulina Algae Arthrospira maxima

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Spring Pasque Flower Pulsatialla vernalis

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squaw vine

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St. John's wort hypericum perfoliatum

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Anti-inflammatory, astringent, sedative, expectorant, antispasmodic, antiseptic. smoking mix.

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Star Anise Illicium verum

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Star anise has been used in a tea as a remedy for colic and rheumatism, and the seeds are sometimes chewed after meals to aid digestion.

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Illicium floridanum
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Star Grass

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Stavesacre Staphysagria

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anxiety, headaches, urinary problems, skin disorders

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stevia Stevia rebaudiana

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high blood pressure, hypertension. sweetner for diabetics, weight loss

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Stillingia

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Stitchwort

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Stonecap

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Stoneroot Collinsonia canadensis

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American folk remedy for indigestion, diarrhea and dysentery

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Storax

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Strawberry leaves

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Strawberry Tree Arbutus

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Subalpine Fir Abies lasiocarpa

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bad breath, foot care, laxative, coughing

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Sumac Rhus Anacardiaceae

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The berries have diuretic properties, and are used in bowel complaints and for reducing fever. In the Middle East, a sour drink is made from them to relieve stomach upsets.

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Sumach

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Sumach Dwarf Rhus Copallina

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Astringent; Enuresis; Galactogogue; Poultice; Salve. A decoction of the root has been used in the treatment of dysentery.. An infusion of the roots has been used in the treatment of VD. A poultice of the root has been applied to sores and skin eruptions. A tea made from the bark has been drunk to stimulate milk flow in nursing

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Sundew

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Sunflower

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Swamp Beggar's Tick

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sweet flag Root Acorus calamus

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fighting fatigue, digestion

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Acorus
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Sweet Grass Hierochle odorata

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purification, smudging

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Sweet Gum

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Sweet Orange Citrus sinensis

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Uses: Facial and Skin care Heart Tonics/Cordials Home Cleaners Insomnia Scents and Perfumes Weight Loss Properties: Antispasmodic Aphrodisiac Cardic tonic Cordial Cytophylactic Deodorant Digestive Sedative Cooling Depurative

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sweet peper capsicum annuum

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flatulence, paralysis

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Sweet Sedge Acorus calamus (LINN.)

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Calamus was formerly much esteemed as an aromatic stimulant and mild tonic. A fluid extract is an official preparation in the United States and some other Pharmacopceias, but it is not now official in the British Pharmacopceia, though it is much used in herbal medicine as an aromatic bitter. On account of the volatile oil which is present, it

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Sweet Thyme Thymus vulgaris,

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antiseptic,cough and bronchitis.[6] Medicinally thyme is used for respiratory infections in the form of a tincture, tisane, salve, syrup or by steam. causes uterine contractions and more rapid delivery of the placenta.

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tacamahac Calophyllum inophyllum

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HIV inhibitor

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Tamarack Larix laricina

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Alterative; Astringent; Disinfectant; Diuretic; Expectorant; Laxative; Poultice; Salve; Tonic. jaundice, anaemia, rheumatism, colds and skin ailments, burns, frostbite and deep cuts

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Tansy Tanacetum vulgare

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Pretty yellow button flowers were once used by the Indians to induce abortion. Now used in cosmetic preparations. Repels ants from counters or around baseboard. Repels cockroaches as well. Blooming flower heads and leafy shoots produce yellow and green fabric dyes.

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Tea Tree Melaleuca alternifolia

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Toothaches, Abrasions/Cuts Abscess/Boil Acne Aromatherapy Air Fresheners Burns/SunBurn Candida/Yeast Infection Fungus Infections Herpes Insect Bites/Rashes Insect Repellent Scabies/Lice Properties: Analgesic Antibacterial Vulnerary Antifungal AntiViral

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Thuja Thuja plicata

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Thyme Thymus vulgaris

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coughs, indegestion, antiseptic,

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broncitius
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Tiger Lily Lilium lancifolium

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Antiinflammatory; Cardiac; Carminative; Diuretic; Emmenagogue; Emollient; Expectorant; Ophthalmic; Women's complaints. The bulb is anti-inflammatory, diuretic, emmenagogue, emollient and expectorant, . They are used to relieve heart diseases, pain in the cardiac region and angina pectoris. They are used in Korea to treat coughs, sore throats, palpitations and boils. The flowers are

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Tobacco Nicotiana tabacum

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smoking

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Tormentil poentilla tormentilla

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Tribastan Tribulus terrestris

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male hormone, increase sperm count

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Triphala

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three fruits to create mixture

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Amla, Bibitaki, Haritaki


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Tumeric Curckumalonga

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Blood thinner, anti-inflammatory, anti oxidant lowers cholesterol, reduces cancer risk and may prevent alzheimers disease, digestion. comparable to cortisone and phenylbutazone. pain reliver

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Turkey Corn

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Uva ursi Arctostaphylos uva ursi

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Bearberry
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Valerian Root Valeriana obovata - Nutt. ex Torr.&A.Gray.

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Rhizomes, Roots - Improves circulation and acts as a sedative. Reduces mucus from colds. Good for anxiety, fatigue, high blood pressure, insomnia, irritable bowel syndrome, menstrual cramps, muscle cramps, nervousness, pain, spasms, stress, and ulcers.

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Valerian Root

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Vanilla

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In old medicinal literature, vanilla is described as an aphrodisiac and a remedy for fevers. These purported uses have never been scientifically proven, but it has been shown that vanilla does increase levels of catecholamines (including epinephrine, more commonly known as adrenaline), and as such can also be considered mildly addictive. In an in-vitro test vanilla was able to block quorum sensing in

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Verba Santa leaf

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Vervain

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Vetiver Vetiveria zizanoides

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calming mist, Insect Repellent Properties: Skin tonic Analgesic Muscle Relaxant Repels Insects

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Viola tricolor Heartsease

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epilepsy, asthma, skin diseases and eczema. It has expectorant properties, and so has been used in the treatment of chest complaints such as bronchitis and whooping cough. It is also a diuretic, leading to its use in treating rheumatism and cystitis. Anodyne; Anti asthmatic; Antiinflammatory; Antispasmodic; Cardiac; Demulcent; Depurative; Diaphoretic; Diuretic; Emetic; Emollient; Expectorant;

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Violet

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Violets

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Virginia Snakeroot

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Vitex berries Vitex agnus-castus

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r menstrual disorders, adjusts the monthly menstruation cycle on a natural basis and causes premenstrual discomforts to subside or completely disappear. An extract of vitex is approved in Germany for menstrual disorders, PMS and painful breasts.

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Chaste Tree)
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Wahoo

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Water Ash

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Water Cress

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water lily nymphaea odorata

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Water Pepper

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Watercress Wisteria

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wayfaringtree Viburnum lantana

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Wheat Grass Powder Triticum Aestivum

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soap, shampoo, conditioner

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White Alder Alnus rhombifolia

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White Clematis Clematis ligusticifolia

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Pain reliever, Analgesic; Contraceptive; Febrifuge; Miscellany; Odontalgic; Poultice; Skin; Stomachic; Tonic; VD. White clematis was employed medicinally by a number of native North American Indian tribes who used it to treat a variety of complaints, but especially as an external application on sores etc. It is rarely used in modern herbalism but

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White Hellebore Veratrum album - L.

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The root is analgesic, anthelmintic, cathartic, emetic, errhine, expectorant, hypnotic and sternutatory[4, 7, 9, 178, 192]. The root is very poisonous, with a paralyzing effect on the nervous system, and is scarcely if ever used internally[4, 7], though the alkaloids it contains are used in the pharmaceutical industry[9]. It is occasionally used externally as a local analgesic, though even this is not without its

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White peppermint gum Eucalyptus pulchella

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White Pine

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White Pond Lily Nymphaea odorata, soland

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Antiseptic, Astringent, Discutient

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White sage Artemisia ludoviciana gnaphalodes - (Nutt.)

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stop nose bleed, rash, itches, muscle soreness, sweating

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White Sage Salvia apiana

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White Snakeroot Ageratina altissima (L.) King & H. Rob. var.

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highly toxic. If eaten by cattle, the meat and milk carry the toxin thus making all who eat it affected.

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White Thoroughwort Eupatorium album

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Wild Bergamont Monarda fistulosa

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oral hygiene, mouth wash

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Wild Carrot

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Wild Dagga Leonotis leonurus

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menstruation which was irregular, the uterine hemorrhage and the dysmenorrhea

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wild ginger asarum sieboldi

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sedative, Anesthetic; Analgesic; Antibacterial; Antipyretic; Diaphoretic; Diuretic; Emetic; Expectorant; Hypotensive; Odontalgic; Purgative; Sedative; Sternutatory.

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Wild Jalap

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Wild Lettuce Lactuca virosa

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Anesthetic, sleep aid, relieves pain

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Ingesting the herb is simular to opium


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Wild Liquorice Astragalus glycyphllos

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wild tomato Mullaca

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Main Actions Other Actions Dosage , kills mycobacteria , relieves pain Whole plant , kills bacteria , reduces inflammation Infusion: 1/2 to 1 cup 1-3 , kills cancer cells

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wild yam dioscorea villosa

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Menopause and Osteoporosis, High Cholesterol, Hormone Replacement Therapy or Birth Control Pills

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Wilkes' acalypha Acalypha amentacea

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Winter green Gaultheria procumbens

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Aches & Pains Arthritis Gout Lupus Properties: Stimulant Rubefacient Analgesic Astringent

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Witch Hazel leaf Hamamelis virginiana

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Astringent, cuts and scrapes

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Wolfberry Lycium barbarum

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enhance immune system function, improve eyesight, protect the liver, boost sperm production and improve circulation, among other effects.

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Two published case reports described elderly women who experienced increased bleeding, expressed as an elevated INR, after drinking chemicals
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Wolfsbane Aconitum napellus

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Analgesic; Anodyne; Antirheumatic; Diaphoretic; Diuretic; Febrifuge; Homeopathy; Irritant; Sedative.

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Aconitum lycoctonum vulparia - (Rchb.)Nyman. The root is analgesic, anodyne, diaphoretic, diuretic, irritant, sedative[4, 7, 9, 165]. This is a chemicals

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Wood Betony herb Stachys officinalis

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anxiety, gallstones, heartburn, high blood pressure, Migraine and Neuralgia, and to prevent sweating. It can also be used as an ointment for cuts and sores. snake and dog bites, and against drunkenness.

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Wood Bitter Vetch Vicia orobus

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Vascular

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Wood Cow Wheat Melampyrum nemorosum

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Wormseed

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Wormwood Artemisia absinthium L

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Arthritis, repellent, antibacterialdigestion, parasites, nervine abortifacient

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Xanthan gum

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Xu Duan Dipsacus japonicus - Miq.

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Vascular

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seeList of the vascular plants of Britain and Ireland


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Yarrow flowers Achillea millefolium; Milfoil

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Yellow Dock

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Yellow Jassamine Gelsemium

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anxietym fkyem skeeoubessm mental dullness, apathy

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Yellow ladies'-slipper Cypripedium pubescens

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Yellow Oxytropis Oxytropis campestris

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Yellow Parilla

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Yellow Pheasant's eye Adonis vernalis

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Yerba Buena Satureja douglasi

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digestion

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yerba de san pablo CHANCA PIEDRA

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Main Actions Other Actions Standard Dosage , expels stones , kills bacteria Whole herb , supports kidneys , treats malaria Infusion: 1 cup 2-3 times daily , increases urination

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Yerba Mansa root Anemopsis californica

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calming, antimicrobial, antibacterial, candidiasis

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Yerba Mate leaf Ilex paraguariensis

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fights cancer, cardiovascular problems, Liver, monoamine oxidase inhibitor; the maximal inhibition observed in vitro was 4050%. MAOIs being antidepressants, there is speculation that this may contribute to the calming effect of yerba mat

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Yerba Santa

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Yerba mate" - Cleanses the blood, controls the appetite, fights aging, stimulates the production of cortisone, and tones the nervous system. Is believed to enhance the healing powers of other herbs. Useful for allergies, constipation, and inflammatory bowel disorders

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ylang Ylang Cananga odorata

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motion sickness,

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Yohimbe bark Pausinystalia yohimbe

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sexual stimulant

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Yucca root Asparagales Agavaceae

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