Scientific Name: Hydrastis canadensis Contains the isoquinoline alkaloids: hydrastine, berberine, berberastine, hydrastinine, tetrahydroberberastine, canadine, and canalidine.Continue reading "Goldenseal"
Scientific Name: Aconitum napellus Aconite is well known for its extreme toxicity. The tuberous root is used in traditional medicine, although all parts of the plant are considered to be toxic.Continue reading "Monkshood"
Scientific Name: Ranunculus repens A poultice of the chewed leaves has been used in the treatment of sores, muscular aches and rheumatic painsContinue reading "Creeping Buttercup"
Scientific Name: Actaea racemosa Cohosh is used today mainly as a dietary supplement marketed to women as remedies for the symptoms of premenstrual tension, menopause and other gynecological problems.Continue reading "Black Cohosh"