Scientific Name: Sanguisorba officinalis Great Burnet is an agent typically used during menopause, to relieve symptoms including heavy menstrual flow, hot flashes, and irregular flow. It can also be used to treat gastrointestinal issues such as ulcerative colitis, diarrhea, and hemorrhoids.Continue reading "Greater Burnet"
Scientific Name: Crataegus viridis Has been employed as a vasodilator for cardiac conditions.Continue reading "Hawthorne, Winter King"
Scientific Name: Artemisia princeps Used in TCM and Western Herbalism for sleep and dreaming.Continue reading "Japanese Mugwort"
Scientific Name: Avena sativa Oat extract is used to soothe skin conditions. It is the principal ingredient for the Aveeno line of products. Immature flower heads used in herbal tea as “milky oats.”Continue reading "Oats"
Scientific Name: Ocimum tenuiflorum sanctum Tulasi has been used for thousands of years in Ayurveda for its diverse healing properties, considered a tonic herb.Continue reading "Tulsi"
Scientific Name: Valeriana officinalis Valerian is a commonly used herb for alleviating anxiety and insomnia.Continue reading "Valerian"
Scientific Name: Artemisia absinthium Wormwood is most commonly recognized as an ingredient of absinthe, as well as a flavoring agent for other alcoholic beverages. Wormwood is highly psychotropic, and also exhibits antibacterial activity.Continue reading "Wormwood"
Scientific Name: Digitalis lutea The leaves have cardiac, and diuretic properties.Continue reading "Yellow Foxglove"
Scientific Name: Hedychium flavescens Stimulant, tonic, antirheumatic.Continue reading "Yellow Ginger"
Scientific Name: Symphytum officinale Has toxic pyrrolizidine alkaloids that damage the liver and can lead to death. Comfrey is no longer sold in the U.S., except in creams or ointments.Continue reading "Comfrey"