Herb Uses Chart

Herbs ImageHerb Uses Chart – Informational purposes only

Taking herbs should not be done as a substitution for the services of a licensed practitioner and are not to be used in the treatment, prevention or diagnosis of any specific disease. Use of herbs for any ailment requires you to fully investigate the herb for efficacy, strength and dosage. Seek professional medical advice prior to use. To locate an experienced herbalist in your area, contact the American Herbalists Guild (AHG). To located a licensed naturopath in your area,contact the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians (AANP).​

Always use common sense and precaution.

Common Herbs

AGRIMONY HERB – Stops bleeding, diarrhea, gout, gargled for throat inflammations, inflammation of gall bladder.

ALFALFA HERB – Allergies, anemia, appetite, arthritis, bursitis, cramps, diabetes, digestion, gout, morning sickness, nausea, pituitary gland, stomach, ulcers.

ALOE HERB – Healing, burns, acne, constipation, ear infection, eczema, intestines, hemorrhoids, mouth sores, poison ivy, poison oak, psoriasis, stomach, expel pin worms, promote menstruation.

ALUM ROOT – Styptic, astringent, diarrhea, piles, dysentery, gargle for sore throat, stop bleeding.

ANGELICA ROOT – Stomach aches, rheumatism, colic, colds, flu, coughs, indigestion, gas, anoxeria, obstructed menses, neuralgia, tonic.

ASTRAGALUS ROOT – Energy, infection, metabolic functions, promotes production of interferon.

ANISE – Flatulence, stomach gas, nausea, colic.

BALM – Diaphoretic, digestion aid, suppressed menstruation, nausea, vomiting, low-grade fever, bladder troubles, liver, spleen, kidney and bladder problems, dysentery.

BALM of GILEAD BUDS – Toothaches, rheumatism, diarrhea, coughs, lungs, blood tonic, used externally for sores.

BARBERRY (Yellow Root) – Antiseptic, blood purifier, hepatitis, fevers, hemorrhage, diarrhea, arthritis, sciatica, infections, antibacterial.

BAYBERRY ROOT BARK – Mucous membranes, sinus, thyroid, colds, diarrhea, cancer, hoarseness, leucorrhea, lungs, menstruation, colon, hemorrhage.

BEE POLLEN – Rich in vitamins, minerals, trace elements, stamia and vigor, contains vitamins AC D & E, natural food supplement.

BEECH DROPS HERB – Diarrhea, dysentery, mouth sores, cancers, cold sores.

BETH ROOT – Coughs, bronchial troubles, lung, hemorrhage, excessive menstruation, leucorrhea, lax conditions of vagina.

BLACK OAK BARK – Hemorrhoids, leucorrhea, thrush, varicose veins, uterus.

BLACKBERRY ROOT – Diarrhea, dysentery, bleeding internally, excellent for runny nose, sinus drainage.

BLACK COHOSH ROOT – Menstrual cramps, uterine troubles, pain relief in childbirth, dropsy, asthma, high blood pressure, circulation equalizer, female hormones.

BLACK HAW BARK – Prevents miscarriage, uterine tonic, sedative, nervine, asthma.

BLACK INDIAN HEMP ROOT – Induces sweating, laxative, headaches, liver disease, indigestion, rheumatism, syphilis.

BLACK WALNUT HULL – Poison ivy, all skin rashes, worms, ringworms.

BLACK WILLOW BARK – Bedwetting, convulsions, baldness, dandruff.

BLADDERWRACK PLANT – Iodine deficiency, Goiter, softens skin, throat irritations, weight loss, softens mucous membranes, thyroid.

BLESSED THISTLE HERB – Liver purifier, flu, colds, reduces fever, promotes flow of bile.

BLOOD ROOT – Warts, excellent eczema, for piles, skin disease, ring worm.
Use as an external application only.

BLUE COHOSH ROOT – Regulate menstrual flow, suppressed menstruation, makes childbirth easier, chronic uterine trouble, vaginitis, cramps, high blood pressure, diabetes, leucorrhea, female hormones.

BLUE FLAG ROOT – Strong laxative, stimulate bile flow, stimulates bowel, liver and kidneys, migraines.

BLUE VERVAIN HERB – Nerves, fever, stomach ache, cloudy urine, mucous in respiratory tract.

BLUE VIOLET HERB – Cancer, serious infections, mild laxative, pulmonary problems, loosen phlegm in
chest.

BONESET HERB – Fever, diuretic, loosen bowels, colds, fever.

BORAGE LEAF – Kidney, urinary bladder, sore throat, fevers, soothes mucous membranes, anti inflammatory.

BUCKTHORN BARK – Gallstones, constipation, liver, itching, parasites, rheumatism, skin diseases, warts, gout, hemorrhoids.

BUGLEWEED HERB- Liver disorders, thyroid, stops bleeding, coughs, ulcers, rheumatis, goiter.

BURDOCK ROOT – Swelling and deposits in joints, arthritis, acne, blood purifier, bursitis, eczema, skin diseases, obesity, ulcers, psoriasis, boils, poison ivy and oak.

BUTCHERS BROOM – Healthy veins, blood circulation, varicose veins.

BUTTERNUT (White Walnut Bark) – Tape worms, fungus, infections, anti-tumor, cathartic, laxative, rheumatism, headaches.

BUTTON SNAKE ROOT – Liver ailments, increase urine flow, muscular pains, rheumatism, respiratory ailments, kidney trouble, bladder problems, increase perspiration.

CALAMUS-SWEET FLAG ROOT – Interim heat fevers, stomach, stimulates appetite, tobacco habit, dyspepsia, intermittent fevers.

CAYENNE (Capsicum Fruit) – Very stimulating, rheumatism, inflammations, pleurisy, antispasmodic, kidneys, spleen, pancreas, ulcerated stomach, yellow fever, all fevers.

CASCARA BARK – Constipation, gall bladder, liver, hemorrhoids, jaundice, laxative (no griping).

CATS CLAW BARK – Aids body defense system.

CATNIP HERB – Colic, contagious diseases, diarrhea, fever, headache, insomnia, nerves, tension stress,nightmares, parasites.

CHAMOMILE FLOWERS  –  Anodyne, Antiphlogistic, antispasmodic, calmative, carminative, diaphoretic, tonic. Sedative, anti-inflammatory, allays arthritis cramps and pain, regulates periods.  Camomile tea is valuable in many nervous conditions, insomnia, neuralgia, lumbago, rheumatic problems, and rashes.

CHAPPARAL HERB – Acne, allergies, arthritis, blood purifier, cancer, hair growth, kidneys, obesity, prostate, psoriasis, tumors, warts.

CHICKWEED HERB – Water retention, weight loss, rheumatism, bronchial tubes, scurvy, pleurisy, hoarseness, coughs, colds, bronchitis.

CHICORY ROOT – Diuretic, laxative, fevers, lowers blood sugar, sedative, liver, gallbladder, antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, coffee substitute.

CINQUEFOIL HERB (Five Fingers) – Diarrhea, astringent, skin diseases.

CLEAVERS HERB – Kidney and bladder trouble, wash to clear complexion, fever, all skin disease, blood cleanser, liver strengthener, cancer, scofola, eczema incontinence.

CLOVES FRUIT – Expels worms, diarrhea, bad breath, toothache, stomach cramps.

COLOMBO ROOT – Increase appetite, colic, cramps, dysentery, diarrhea, stomach aches, nausea, general tonic.

COMFREY ROOT – Coughs, catarrh, hemorrhage, asthma, tuberculosis, kidneys, stomach, bloody urine, cancer.

COLTSFOOT LEAF – Asthma, coughs, bronchitis, lung congestion, sore throat, smoke leaves for asthma and coughs.

CORN SILK – Prostate, kidneys urinary bladder, diuretic, gout, cystitis, rheumatism, hypoglycemia, hypertensive.

CRANESBILL ROOT – Diarrhea, hemorrhage, douce for womb troubles, mucus and pus in bladder and intestines, diabetes, brights disease.

CRAMP BARK – Spasms, menstrual cramps, uterine sedative, antispasmodic.

CUCUMBER MAGNOLIA BARK – Typhoid fevers, indigestion, worms, toothache, rheumatism, tobacco habit.

CUL.AMERICAN GINSENG ROOT – Aphrodisiac, energy, sex stimulant, aging, stamina.

CULVERS ROOT – Strong laxative, induce sweating, stimulate fever.

DAMIANA LEAF – Female problems, frigidity, hormones, menopause, hot flashes, prostate, sex stimulant, balance female hormones.

DANDELION ROOT – Prostate, kidneys, anemia, blood builder, diabetes, liver cleanser, low blood pressure, blood purifier, spleen.

DEVILS CLAW ROOT – Arthritis.

DEVILS WALKING STICK TREE BARK – Blood cleaner, boils, skin eruptions, swelling.

DITCH STONE CROP HERB – Laxative, demulcent, tonic,mucous membranes, vaginitis, dysentery, diarrhea, piles, chronic bronchitis, nervous indigestion.

DOGWOOD TREE BARK – Chronic diarrhea, malarial fevers.

ECHINACEA – (Angustifolia Root) – Blood cleanser, blood poisoning, acne, eczema, boils, peritonitis, infections, carbuncles, natural antibotic, gargle for sore throat, colds.

ELDERBERRY LEAF – Stimulant, carminative, headaches.

ELECAMPANE LEAF – Pneumonia, whopping cough, asthma, bronchitis, worms, diarrhea, upset stomach, cancer, worm expellent, fungicidal, sedative, antibacterial, lowers blood sugar.

EUCALYPTUS LEAF – Bronchitis, tuberculosis, nose/ throat inflammations, treat intestinal worms.

EVENING PRIMROSE HERB (Common) – Alleviate fatty acids, asthma, migraines, inflammations, diabetes, arthritis, alcoholism, premenstrual syndrome.

EYEBRIGHT HERB – Eye ailments, improves eyesight, cataracts, strengthens eyes, allergies, diabetes, digestion.

FENNEL SEED – Relieves gas, infant colic, diserectic, expectorant, kills bacteria, stimulates milk flow in new mother, carminative, laxative, removes hook worms.

FENUGREEK SEED – Sore throat, clear mucous from bronchial, bowels, fevers.

FEVERFEW HERB – Migraine headaches, pain, fevers, cramps, worms, colds, sedative, arthritis.

FIGWORT ROOT – Irregular menses, fevers, piles, tonic, restlessness, sleeplessness, cancer. Entire plant used for skin eruptions, abscesses, boils, eczema, scabies, bruises, wounds.

FIREWEED – Mucous membranes, colon troubles, cholera, and dysentery and the related pain with these conditions. Good for piles. Diarrhea in children.

FIT ROOT – (Indian Pipe) – Bunions, warts, eyewash for sore eyes, pains, sedative, nervine, antispasmodic, restlessness, nervous irritability, bactericidal, fevers.

FLAX SEED – Skin and mouth cancers, cough, colds, lung, urinary ailments, laxative, fevers. Mix with other herbs to make poultice. Flax seed oil good for asthma, coughs, pleurisy, burns, sores, scalds.

FRINGE TREE BARK – Diarrhea, ulcers in mouth and throat, fevers, skin inflammations.

GARLIC BULB – Increase appetite, high blood pressure, arteriosclerosis, natural antibiotic, yeast infections, parasites, gas, fever, contagious disease, cancer, diarrhea.

GENTIAN ROOT – Stimulate digestion, hepatitis, headaches, constipation, weak appetite.

GINGER – Suppressed menstruation, sore throats, diarrhea, tongue paralysis and colds, coughs, gas, cholera, gout, bronchitis, nausea, dyspepsia and grippe.

GINKGO LEAF – Increase mental aculty, improve blood circulation, reduce clotting of blood, improve oxygen flow to brain, relieve dizziness, ringing in the ears, excellent for memory.

GINSENG – All healing, promotes appetite, digestive issues, colds, chest troubles and coughs, constipation, urinary tract troubles, aphrodisiac. Useful in many illnesses.

GOLDEN RAGWORT HERB – Irregular menses, leucorrhea, natural anti-pregnancies, childbirth complications, lung ailments, dysentery, difficult urination.

GOLDEN ROD HERB – Intestinal gas, fever, colds, promotes sweating.

GOLDEN SEAL ROOT – Blood purifier, ulcers, improves appetite, catarrh, neutralizes poisons, all stomach disorders, equalizes circulation, leucorrhea, diabetes, natural antibiotic.

GOTA KOLA HERB – Energy, endurance, aging, age spots, memory, vitality, mental fatigue, high blood pressure.

GROUND IVY HERB – Lung ailments, skin eruptions, cancer, asthma, kidney ailments, blood purifier.

GROUND PINE HERB – Fever, diarrhea, dysentery, rheumatism, erysipelas, gastric sedative, diurectic, aphrodisiac, styptic, external for herpes, eczema, dermatitis.

GUARANA SEED – Powerful stimulant, headaches, migraines, stamina, endurance, arthritis.

HAWTHORNE BERRIES – Energy, heart, insomnia, emotional stress, highblood pressure, menopause, rheumatism, arthritis, arteriosclerosis.

HEAL ALL HERB – Antibiotic, tumors, kidney ailments, circulation, diarrhea, hemorrhages, relieves gas,colic, throat irritations, gargle for sore throat.

HEMLOCK BARK – Kidney ailments, colds, fevers, diarrhea, coughs, stomach troubles, scurvy.

HENNA – leaves used internally or externally for jaundice, leprosy and other skin problems. Tea useful as gargle for sore throats.

HERB ROBERT HERB – Tuberculosis, stomach, intestines, jaundice, kidney infections, stops bleeding, gargle for sore throat cancer.

HOLY THISTLE – Excellent blood purifier, drink two cups tea daily to cure chronic headaches.

HONEYSUCKLE BARK – Lowers cholesterol, antiviral, antibacterial, flu, tumors(especially breast cancer), bacterial dysentery, laryngitis, fevers, scabies.

HOPS FLOWER – Appetite, headaches, insomnia, nerves, morning sickness, obesity, parasites, water retention.

HOREHOUND HERB – Respiratory passages, appetite stimulant, coughs, colds, mild sedative, coughs, bronchitis, sore throats, stomach, hepatitis, gall bladder, increases bile flow from liver.

HORSETAIL GRASS HERB – Bleeding, diabetes, diuretic, mucous, liver, jaundice.

HUCKLEBERRY LEAF – Sore throat, diarrhea, parasites, diuretic, kidney stones, astringent, diabetes.

HYDRANGEA ROOT – Increase urine flow, tonic, laxative, kidney stones, unusual dreams.

HYSSOP HERB – Asthma, colds, coughs, all lung afflictions, phlegm in lungs, kids sore throat and quinsy, fever, increases blood circulation, reduces blood pressure, shortness of breath.

IRISH MOSS HERB – Weight loss, cough, cancer, thyroid, pneumonia, bad breath.

INDIAN TURNIP ROOT – Stomach gas, coughs, asthma, tuberculosis, increase urine flow, rheumatism.

JEWELWEED HERB – Poison ivy rash (cure and preventative), ringworm, eczema, sprains, insect bites, burns, warts.

JUNIPER BERRIES – Prostate, pancreas, allergies, arthritis, hayfever, blood builder, diabetes, hypoglycemia, water retention, kidneys, throat.

KAVA KAVA ROOT – Anti depressant, stress, relaxation, sleep aid, migraines, relieves anxiety, antipasmodic.

KELP PLANT  (Seaweed) – anemia, leg cramps, diabetes, eczema, hot flashes, morning sickness, pituitary gland, prostate, psoriasis, thyroid gland, goiters.

KUDZU ROOT – Alcoholism, dysentery, headaches, induces sweating, diarrhea, lowers blood pressure and blood sugar, gargle for sore throat, acute intestinal obstructions.

LADY SLIPPER ROOT – Headaches, jangling nerves, sedative, promotes sleep, allay pain.

LARKSPUR FLOWER – Destroys human parasites such as head lice, mites (their eggs) and itch mites, insecticidal.

LEATHERWOOD BARK – Laxative, toothaches, facial neuralgia, paralysis of tongue.

LAVENDER HERB – Fragrance, sedative, intestinal gas, antispasmodics, repels moths.

LICORICE ROOT – AddisonÕs disease, age spots, coughs, drug withdrawal, emphysema, endurance, female complaints, hypoglycemia, vitality, sex stimulant, longevity, menopause, tonic, throat.

LILY OF VALLEY ROOT – Valvular heart disease, fevers, diurectic, heart tonic, sedative, external to prevent scar tissue, epilepsy.

LIVERWORT HERB – Dizziness, coughs, reduce fever, liver, hemorrhage of lungs.

LOBELIA HERB – Smoked for asthma, bronchitis, sore throats, coughs, sweating, sedative, asthma, whooping cough, fevers, helps appease physical need for nicotine, helps to quit smoking.

MA HUANG HERB – Weight loss (excellent), allergies, asthma, diseases, inflammation, energy.

MAIDENHAIR FERN HERB – Coughs, colds, hoarseness, excellent for bitters, stimulant, mucous in throat,
loosen phlegm.

MALE FERN ROOT – Exceptional tapeworm medicine.

MALLOW ROOT – Digestive system stimulator, coughs, bronchitis, spleen, stomachaches, anti-inflammatory, diurectic.

MAPLE BARK – Colds, coughs, bronchitis, kidney infections, gonorrhea, blood cleanser, skin eruptions, spitting of blood.

MARIGOLD FLOWER – Nerves, brain, loss of memory, nervousness, mental fatigue, relieves inflammation, internal and external irritation, ulcers, stomach, cramps, colitis, diarrhea.

MARSHMALLOW ROOT – Mucous membranes, gargle for sore throat, excellent for skin erruptions, excellent skin soother.

MAYAPPLE ROOT – Regulator for bowels and liver, chronic liver disease, uterine diseases, laxatives, (fevers – jaundice, bilisus, intermittent). Strongest herb laxative.

MILK THISTLE HERB – Allay indigestion, liver, cirrhosis, hepatitis, restores liver function, any kind of poisoning or chemicals.

MISSOURI SNAKE ROOT – Kidney, bladder, gonorrhea, stimulates immune system.

MISTLETOE HERB – Epilepsy, fits, headaches, hypertension, used to stop bleeding after childbirth, lung ailments, paralysis, oral contraceptive, Do not use berries.

MOONSEED ROOT – Diurectic, laxative, tonic.

MOTHERWORT HERB – Promote menstruation, aid in childbirth, regulate menses, asthma, heart palpitations, sedative, insomnia, sciatica, spasms, fevers, antispasmodic.

MUGWORT LEAF – Diurectic, induces sweating, fever, checks menstrual irregularity, tonic to nerves, bronchitis, colds, colic, epilepsy, kidneys, lowers blood sugar.

MULLEIN LEAF – Asthma, croup, bronchitis, bleeding of lungs, hay fever, difficult breathing, diarrhea, pain killer, calms nerves, colds.

MYRRH GUM Bark – Excellent for pyorrhea, bronchial and lung diseases, cures halitosis (bad breath), ulcers, piles, hemorrhoids, gangrene, cough, asthma, tuberculosis, ulcerated throat.

NETTLE – Scrofula, kidney trouble, gravel in bladder, increase urine flow, neuralgia, expel worms, increase menstrual flow, diarrhea, dysentery, piles, hemorrhages.

OAT STRAW HERB – Arthritis, bed wetting, bladder, gout, rheumatism, bursitis, kidneys, nerves, lungs, liver, gallbladder.

ORANGE PEEL – Headaches, vitamin C deficiency.

OREGON GRAPE ROOT – Blood cleanser, mouth sores, fever blisters, cold sores, stomach.

PAPAYA LEAF – Allergies, digestion, diverticulitis, gas, hemorrhage, paralysis, stomach, worms.

PARSLEY LEAF – Prostate, spleen, thyroid, liver, kidneys, gallbladder, asthma, gallstones, cancer, allergies, pituitary gland, water retention.

PARTRIDGE BERRY HERB (Squaw Vine) – Pain, rheumatism, dysentery, reduce swelling of tissues, relieves gas and colic.

PASSION FLOWER HERB – Alcoholism, fever, headaches, high blood pressure, insomnia, nerves.

PAU DÕARCO BARK – Immune system enhancer.

PAW PAW BARK – Cancer, diuretic, laxative.

PEACH TREE LEAVES – Bladder, laxative, insomnia, morning sickness, nerves, vomiting, water retention.

PENNYROYAL HERB – Burning fevers, promote perspiration, gout, cold, phlegm in chest and lungs, headache, ulcers, intestinal pains, colic, griping, nausea, nervousness, hysteria.

PEPPERMINT HERB – Fevers, chills, colic, nausea, vomiting, diuretic, influenza, la grippe, stimulant, cleans and strengthens entire body, headaches, nerves.

PERIWINKLE HERB – Hemostatic, reduces blood pressure.

PINK ROOT – Worms.

PIPSESSIPUA WINTERGREEN HERB – Kidney, infections and disease, stones in bladder, arthritis.

PLANTAIN LEAF – Coughs, diarrhea, antimicrobial, stimulates healing process, bloody urine.

PLANTAIN ROOT – Diarrhea, bleeding, hemorrhoids, hemorrhage, kidneys, leucorrhea, tumors, ulcers, vaginal trouble.

PLEURISY ROOT – Excellent for breaking up colds, pleurisy, asthma, bronchial and pulmonary complaints, typhus, burning fevers, acute dysentery, rheumatic fever, scarlet fever, measles.

POKE BERRIES – Rub on (skin eruptions/ cancerous skin ulcers)and (Internal for cancer) arthritis.

POKE ROOT – Glands, especially thyroid gland, cancer, applied to skin will cure itching, scrofula, eczema, goiter.

PRICKLEY ASH BARK – Chronic rheumatism, kidneys, heart, lungs, nerves, stimulates pancreas and bile blow.

PSYLLIUM SEED – Colitis, colon, constipation, ulcers, diverticulitis, hemorrhoids, lubricates and heals intestinal tract.

PUMPKIN SEED – Worms, kidneys, bowels.

QUASSIA CHIPS – Improve appetite, repellent of insects.

QUEEN ANNES LACE (Wild Carrot Root) – Expels intestinal gas, rich in vitamin A, night vision.

QUEEN OF MEADOW ROOT – Diabetes, kidneys, gravel, prostate, urination, water retention, uterus, vagina.

RATSBANE WlNTERGREEN HERB – Increase urine flow, arthritis, diarrhea, ulcers, skin eruption, nervous disorders, tonic.

RED CLOVER BLOSSOMS – Syphilis, blood purifier and cleanser, pellagra, leprosy, cancerous growths, cancer, stomach, various spasm, nerve soother, bronchial tubes.

RED OAK BARK – Chronic diarrhea, dysentery, bleeding, piles, prolapse, chronic mucous discharge, antiviral, antiseptic, anticancer. External for poison ivy and skin eruptions.

RED RASPBERRY LEAF – Morning sickness, childbirth, diabetes, diarrhea, mucous membranes, throat, bronchitis, coughs, dysentery, female organs.

RED ROOT – Diabetes, asthma, chronic bronchitis, sick headache, acute indigestion, nausea, piles, hemorrhoids, dysentery, whooping cough, tuberculosis, cancer.

RHUBARB – Stomach troubles, headache, distended abdomen, dysentery. Note: Do not eat leaves as they are poisonous.

ROCK ROSE – Scrofula, sore throat, scarlatina, diarrhea, syphilis and gonorrhea.

ROSEMARY HERB – Calms nerves, insomnia, promotes restful sleep, sweetens disposition.

RUE HERB – Worms, nervous heart palpitations, gout, joints, nerves, menstruation, thrush, blood pressure, repels flies and insects.

SAFFRON – Measles, skin diseases, colds, laxative, carminative, sudorific, emmenagogue, diaphoretic, diuretic, produce perspiration, increase menstrual flow.

SAGE HERB – Gargle for tonsillitis or ulcers in throat, quinsy stomach trouble, dyspepsia, gas in stomach/ bowels, expel worms, liver/kidney troubles, relieve headaches, hair tonic, fevers, dandruff, female trouble, lung problems.

SANICLE – Astringent, wounds, tumors, excessive menstruation, reduce hemorrhage from lungs, bowels and kidneys, stop pain in bowels, sores in mouth, tuberculosis, eliminate mucus and poisonous waste matter.

SARSAPARILLA ROOT (Wild) – Rheumatism, gout, ringworm, scrofula, psoriasis, cold, fever, blood purifier, aphrodisiac, sex stimulant, female hormones.

SASSAFRAS TREE BARK – Blood purifier and cleanser, tonic for stomach and bones, relieves gas and colic, spasms (excellent).

SAW PALMETTO BERRIES – Asthma, throat trouble, colds, bronchitis, lagrippe, excessive mucous discharge of sinus/ nose, all diseases of reproductive organs, diabetes, excellent to regain strength, prostate gland (excellent).

SCOURING RUSH HERB – Bladder ailments, urinary incontinanence, urethritis, cystitis.

SEAWRACK – Diuretic, obesity, glandular issues, goiter, scrofula, kidneys (excellent).

SENECA SNAKE ROOT – Bring up phlegm in cases of asthma and bronchitis.

SENNA LEAF – Worms, laxative, scurvy, diuretic, appetite stimulant, fever, (Do not take if you have gout, rheumatism or kidney ailments, or cancer).

SHEEP SORREL HERB – Cancer, diarrhea, excessive menstrual bleeding, inflammations, fevers, diuretic, antiseptic, appetite stimulant. Its the best anticancer herb of them all.

SHEPHERDS PURSE HERB – Internal hemorrhage, bleeding from lungs, profuse menstruation, kidney complaints, bleeding piles, hemorrhoids, fevers, excellent for diarrhea, hemastatic.

SKULLCAP – Antispasmodic, nervine, tonic, diuretic, soothing to nerves, produces sleep, neuralgia, shaking palsy, convulsions, rheumatism, hydrophobia, epilepsy.

SKUNK CABBAGE ROOT – Tuberculosis, chronic catarrh, bronchial tubes, lungs, hay fever, pleurisy, epilepsy, nervous trouble, spasm.

SLIPPERY ELM BARK – Laxative, fever, diarrhea, respiratory infections, excellent for stomach and bowels.

SMARTWEED HERB – Hemostatic (stops bleeding), lowers blood pressure, diarrhea.

SOLOMON SEAL ROOT – Cancer, rheumatism, all female troubles, poison ivy wash, allays pain, neuralgia, excellent poultice for piles.

SPEARMINT HERB – Carminatives to relieve gas, stomachic, antiseptic, antispasmodic, diarrhea, spasms, dropsy, colds, cramps, headaches, cancer, fevers, nausea.

SPICE BUSH BARK – Colds, fevers, worms, colic, gas, thyroid fevers.

SPIGNET ROOT – Childbirth easier, shortness labor, blood purifier, skin disease, pimples, coughs, colds, chest infections, back pain.

SPIRULINA PLANT – Abundant in vitamin B-12, amino acids, beta carotene, minerals, longevity, brain, weight loss, balances blood sugar, increases energy, glands.

SQUAW VINE – Easier childbirth (taken last weeks), eyewash for sore eyes, female complaints, increase menstrual flow, gravel, urinary troubles, sore nipples (berries).

SOAPWORT HERB – Diuretic, laxative, expectorant, gall disease. You can make soap out of this.

STAR GRASS ROOT – Excellent female tonic, painful menstruation, digestive trouble, colic, gas.

STAR GRUB ROOT – Uterine disorders, pain inside loins, poor appetite, depression, colic, intestinal worms, remedy vitamin C deficiency, increase urine flow, vomiting, saliva flow, natural steriod.

STEVIA HERB – Best natural sweetener in herb kingdom.

STILLINGIA ROOT – Blood purifier, syphilis, laxative, brings up phlegm.

STINGING NETTLE HERB – Eczema, excellent kidney troubles, expel phlegm from lungs and stomach, clean out urinary passages, excellent hair tonic, dropsy, expel gravel from bladder, increase urine flow, neuralgia, scrofula, backache.

ST. JOHNS WORT HERB – Anemia, bed wetting, coughs, diarrhea, gout, jaundice, menstruation, nerves, urination, lungs, cancer, aids, excellent anti-depressant, depression.

STONE ROOT – Treat bodily water accumulation, headaches, cramps, indigestion, hemorrhoids, respiratory diseases.

STRAWBERRY – Astringent, tonic, diuretic, increase appetite, bowel troubles, diarrhea in children, eczema internal, external wash, prevent night sweats, dysentery and weakness of the intestines (enema).

SUMAC BERRIES – Sore throat, coughs, diabetes, fevers, cleanser of system, mouth sores, bowel complaints, mouth wash, gargle for sore throat.

SUMAC LEAVES – Asthma, diarrhea, dysentery.

SUMAC TREE BARK – Skin ulcers, gonorrhea, diarrhea, infections of lymph glands.

SUMMER SAVORY – Aromatic, stimulant, aphrodisiac, eliminating gas from stomach and intestines, colds, gargle for sore throats, toothache relief, suppressed menstruation.

SWEET WOODRUFF HERB – Tonic for liver disorders, laxative, antiarthritic.

TANSY HERB – Weak kidneys, worms, gargle for sore throat, suppressed menses, flatulence, jaundice, antipasmodic, antiseptic, leaves insecticidal. Note: Do Not Overdose

THYME HERB – Fevers, headaches, asthma, whooping cough, diarrhea, nightmares (excellent).

TRUE BLUE SKULLCAP HERB – Excellent nerve tonic, neuralgia aches and pains, St. VitusÕ, shaking palsy, hydrophobia, epilepsy, splendid to suppress excessive sexual desire.

TURKEY CORN – Tonic, alterative, diuretic, antisyphilitic, syphilis, scrofula, all skin diseases, boils, enfeebled conditions.

TURKEY RHUBARB ROOT – Contagious disease, colon, constipation, cystic, colitis, croup.

TWIN LEAF ROOT – Cramps, spasms, nervous excitability, diarrhea, diuretic for kidney stones, dropsy, urinary infections, gargle for sore throat.

TUMERIC SEED – Anti-oxidant, joint pain, arthritis, liver, stomach, gallblader, asthma.

UVA URSI HERB – Diabetes, dysentery, female problems, kidneys, leucorrhea, liver, menstruation, obesity, pancreas, prostate, spleen, uterus, vagina, hemorrhoids.

VALERIAN ROOT – Migraine headaches, nerves, pain, insomnia, heartburn, gas, hangovers, spasms, menstruation, paralysis, stomach, ulcers, parasites, smoking, contagious diseases, convulsions.

VERVAIN – Tonic, sudorific, expectorant, vulnerary, emetic, nervine, emmenagogue, vermifuge, profuse perspiration, fevers, often cures colds overnight, whooping cough, pneumonia, asthma, ague, expel phlegm from throat and chest, skin diseases, expels worms, nervousness, dilirium, sleeplessness, nervous headaches, obstruction in bowels, colon and bladder, appendicitis.

VIOLET – Muciliaginous, laxative, emetic, antiseptic, alterative, internal ulcers, cancer growths, gout, coughs, colds, sores, sore throat, bronchitis, nervousness, severe headache, skin diseases, syphilis and head congestion.

VIRGINIA SNAKE ROOT – Promotes sweating, fevers, stomach aches, indigestion, gargle for sore throat, laxative.

VIRGIN’S BOWER – Stimulant, diuretic, sudorific, vesicant, relieves severe headache. Combine with other herbs in ointments for cancer, itching and ulcers.

WAHOO BARK – Fevers, upset stomach, dropsy, lung ailments, constipation, liver congestion, heart, contains digitalis like compounds.

WATERCRESS HERB – Vitamins A and C, kidneys, heart, colds, asthma, tuberculosis, constipation, aphrodisiac.

WATER PEPPER – Astringent, diaphoretic, tonic, stimulant, emmenagogue, antiseptic, scanty menstruation, all womb issues, gravel in bladder, colds, coughs, bowel complaints, kidney troubles.

WHEAT GRASS HERB – Antioxidant.

WHITE ASH BARK – Increase urine flow, increase perspiration, flu, colds.

WHITE CLOVER – Depurative, detergent, cleanse the system, blood purifier, boils, ulcers, skin diseases. Makes excellent salve.

WHITE OAK BARK – Hemorrhoids, hemorrhage, goiter, gallbladder, leucorrhea, jaundice, parasites, bladder, ulcers, urination, uterus, vagina, varicose veins.

WHITE PINE TREE BARK – Pine tar poulticed to draw out boils and absesses, rheumatism, broken bones, kidneys, lungs, emetic, colds, coughs, sore throats.

WHITE POND LILY – Deobstruent, astringent, vulnerary, discutient, demulcent, antiseptic, douche in leukorrhea, diarrhea, bowel complaints, scrofula, muscous troubles, inflamed tissues, bronchial problems, sore or inflamed gums.

WHITE WILLOW BARK – Headaches, pain, fever, diarrhea, menstrual irregularity, natures aspirin.

WILD AMERICAN GINSENG ROOT – Sex stimulant, aphrodisiac, energy builder, longevity, male hormones, aging, endurance. Does more for system than any other herb.

WILD CHERRY BARK – Coughs, colds, measles, muscular soreness, fever, intestinal worms, indigestion, tuberculosis.

WILD GINGER ROOT – Colds, motion sickness, morning sickness, bronchitis, digestion, stomach and bowel gas, nausea, sinus.

WILD INDIGO ROOT – Cold tea to stop vomiting, laxative, gargle for sore throat, stimulate bile secretion, stimulates immune system.

WILD LETTUCE HERB – Nerve tonic, migraine headaches, pain, toothaches, sedative, increase urine flow, opium substitute.

WILD STRAWBERRY HERB – Stimulates appetite, stimulates blood cell formation, increases hemoglobin in blood, indigestion.

WILD YAM ROOT – Gas pains, ulcers, stomach, nausea, menstruation, morning sickness, pain, natural steroid, female hormones.

WINTERGREEN – Stimulant, antiseptic, astringent, diuretic, emmenagogue, aromatic, stimulate the stomach, heart and respiration, rheumatism, rheumatic fever, sciatica, diabetes, bladder troubles, scrofula and skin diseases. Useful in liniments. Tea good for sore throats.

WITCH HAZEL BARK – Stops internal or external bleeding, piles, stops excessive menstruation, hemorrhages of lungs, stomach, uterus and bowels, diarrhea, circulation, gargle for throat problems, douche for leucorrhea whites.

WOOD BETONY HERB – Headaches, urinary bladder, pain, kidneys, heartburn, dizziness, gout, asthma, bronchitis, menstruation, varicose veins, parasites, tonsillitis, scabies (head lice).

WOOD SAGE – Tonic, vermifuge, alterative, diuretic, slightly diaphoretic, stimulates the appetite, palsy, quinsy, sore throats, colds and fevers.

WORMSEED HERB – Round worms, hook worms, dwarf tapeworms, intestinal amoeba, reduce gas.

WORMWOOD HERB – Parasites, gallbladder, gas, stomach, indigestion, heartburn, circulation, boils, bursitis, arthritis, diarrhea, fever, liver.

YARROW – Flu, fever, pleurisy, lungs, ear infection, diabetes, congestion, contagious disease.

YELLOW DOCK ROOT – Blood purifier, anemia, acne, boils, ear infection, liver, poison ivy and oak, tumors, psoriasis. Excellent for iron deficency.

YERBA MATE HERB – Bronchitis, colds, coughs, fever, headaches, asthma, laryngitis, rheumatism, tuberculosis, blood purifier.

YERBA SANTA – Tonic, expectorant, aromatic, laryngitis, chronic bronchitis, asthma, catarrhal lung ailments, nose discharge and rheumatism. As a poultice used for insect bites, sprains and bruises.

YOHIMBE BARK – Aphrodisiac, sex stimulant.

YUCCA ROOT – Natural steroid, antitumor, arthritis, hair wash for baldness and dandruff.

One Comment:

  1. This list has a lot of useful information. A good reference for those trying to use herbs, natural remedies.I will be back to check it quite a bit in the future, I know.

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