Botanical Name: Scutellaria lateriflora Common Name: Mad-dog Skullcap, Virginia Skullcap, Hood-wort, Helmet flower, Blue Pimpernel, Side-flowering Skullcap, Hooded Willow-herb, Mad-weed, Mad-Dog Weed Actions: Neurotrophorestorative, anxiolytic, nerve tonic, anti-spasmodic, sedative, analgesic, anti-convulsive, anti-seizure, tonic, slightly astringent. Traditional Use(s): Traditionally, it has been used as a nerve
Research shows that methanolic extract of the leaves of Hyssopus officinalis has exhibited remarkable activity against what they are calling ‘both wild type and resistant strains of HSV’, in vitro. The extract, also, significantly inhibited plaque formation of both of the two strains of HSV-1
The Oregan Grape falls into the category of alterative. It belongs to the order Berberidaceae. Latin name: Berberis Aquifolium. Synonyms: (or common names) Rocky Mountain grape, Holly leaved barberry, California barberry and Trailing mahonia. Habitat: Grows along the western coast of United States and in
Herbal Materia Medica, Fifth edition by Michael Moore Outlines of over 500 major botanical medicines, with the preferred forms and methods of their preparations, strengths, solutions, the most common adult dosages environmental status, and potential dangers.
Actions of Flaxseed The actions of flaxseeds include demulcent, emollient, anti-cough, nutrient body-builder, antispasmodic (stomach and bowel). An expectorant. Source of polyunsaturated fatty acids, mucins and minerals. Rich in linoleic acid for breaking down cholesterol deposits, and to produce specific types of prostaglandins. Bulk laxative
Ingredients: 4 ounces barberry bark (cut) 3 pints of distilled water Instruction: 1. Put the bark in the water and let stand for 1 hour. 2. Boil slowly until the water barely covers the Herb. 3. Strain through a cloth and set this liquid aside.
Herbal Formula For High Blood Pressure (Infusion) Ingredients: 1 teaspoon cut Rue Herb 1 teaspoon cut European Golden Rod Leaves 3 teaspoons cut German Valerian Root 3 teaspoons cut Liquorice Root (Sweetwood) 6 teaspoons cut Buckthorn (Alder) Bark 4 teaspoons cut Tall Speedwell Root 2
Scientific name: Trifolium pratense Common name: Red Clover, Purple Clover, Trefoil, Wild Clover Natural order: Leguminosae Habitat: The plant is indigenous to Europe, central Asia, northern Africa and is naturalized in many other parts of the world. Flower and Fruit: One to 4 globular, ovate
Plant: Centraria islandica Ingredients: 1 ounce Iceland Moss (cut) 1 1⁄2 pints distilled water Instruction: 1. Let the Iceland moss stand in the water for 1 hour. 2. Stir and boil for 15 minutes. 3. Strain, cool and add 25 percent glycerine. Dose: Adult –
Plant: Jateorhiza palmata Ingredients: 1 ounce Calumba Root (cut) 1 1⁄4 pints distilled water Instructions: 1. Boil the water and pour on the roots. 2. Let stand in a hot place (not boiling) for 30 minutes. 3. Strain and add 2 ounces of glycerin. 4.
Plant: Geranium maculatum Ingredients: 1 ounce Geranium root (cut or powdered) 1 pint boiling Water Instructions: 1. Put the 1 ounce Geranium root into a jug or earthenware jar. 2. Pour on the boiling water. 3. Stir well and let it stand until cool. 4.
Herbs that expand the clear space within the bronchial tubes, thus opening-up airways and relieving obstruction. Effective for asthma, bronchitis, emphysema. They may help cystic fibrosis, bronchiectasis and relieve cough. Bronchodilator Herbs Ephedra Euphorbia hirta Grindelia Lobelia Mouse Ear Sundew White Horehound White Squills Wild