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Alder -latin name
prinos verticillator
cathartic, preferred to Cascara by some herbalist
Anis seed
Pimpinella anisum
carminative, aromatic, pectoral, used in coughs
Lemon Balm
Melissa officinalis
carminative, diaphoretic, febrifuge, tonic
useful in warm infusion to expel wind, useful in fevers and cold
Balm of Gilead
populos balsamifera
stimulant, expectorant, tonic
use for affections of the chest and lungs
Balmony
chelone glabra
tonic, antibilious, anthelmintic
used in dyspepsia, constipation,
jaundice and all liver diseases
barberry
berberis vulgaris
tonic, purgative, antiseptic
used in biliousness, liver troubles and constipation
bayberry
myrica cerifera
powerful stimulant, astringent,
tonic
The base of famous Composition powder, removes canker, good in colds
black cohosh
cimicifuga racemosa
astringent, diuretic, alterative,emmenagogue, expectorant
used in spasm of the uterus, obstructed menstruation and to reduce frequency and force of the pulse when necessary
blue cohosh
caulophyllum
demulcent, nervine, antispasmodic, emmemagogue
used in menstrual difficulties
boneset
eupatorium perfoliatum
diaphoretic, laxative, febrifuge, expectorant
used in fevers and for catharral deafness
buchu
barosma betulina
diuretic, diaphoretic, stimulant
most useful in weakness of the bladder with mucus discharges , also good in gravel and all urinary difficulties
burdock
arctium lappa
alterative, diuretic, diaphoretic,tonic
one of the best agents in skin disease
butternut
juglans cinerea
cathartic, tonic, vermifuge
a good gentle cathartic
calumba
jateorhiza palma
tonic
useful in weakness of the stomach, dyspepsia
camomile roman
camomile german
anthemis nobilis-(chamoemelum nobile)
matricaria recutita
diuretic, tonic, diaphoretic, emetic, stomachic
largely used in bilious troubles, headache, indigestion, sick stomach
caraway
carum carvi
carminative, stimulant
useful in flatulence, infant troubles, and as an adjucant in flavoring medicines,
cascara sagrada
rhamnus purshiana
tonic
very bitter
has alterative properties
cassia
cinnamomum cassia
tonic, stimulant, stomachic, carminative
used as substitutes for ceylon cinnamon in medicines
catnep
nepeta cataria
carminative, tonic diaphoretic
the infusion given warm produces free perspiration
may be used in flatulence
cayenne
capsicum frutescens
stimulant, tonic, carminative, rubefacient
purest and strongest stimulant known
centaury
erythrea centaurium
aromatic, stomachic, tonic
use in jaundice and other liver troubles
chickweed
stellaria media
demulcent, expectorant
used in poultices and in ointments
cinnamon
cinnamomum zeylanicum
aromatic, astringent, stimulant,carminative
used in spasms, colic, flatulence
cloves
caryophyllum aromaticus
aromatic, stimulant, carminative
used in flatulence and to cover unpleasant taste
ally emesis
comfrey
symphytum officinale
demulcent, astringent
used in chest troubles and in fomentations
corn silk
zea mays
demulcent, diuretic
very useful in purulent decomposition of the urine
cubeb
piper cubeba
aromatic, diuretic, expectorant, carminative
used in coughs and other lung troubles, gonorrhea, gleet
dandelion
taraxacum officinalis
diuretic, tonic, asperient
used in liver and kidney troubles
elder flowers
sambucus nigra
alterative, emolient, diaphoretic
useful in ointments, cooling and healing, good wash for eyes
echinacea
echinacea augustifolia
alterative, antiseptic
used in blood impurities
elecampane
inula helenium
expectorant, diaphoretic, carminative, tonic
useful in chest troubles as cough, asthma, TB
false unicorn root
chamaelirium luteum
tonic, diuretic
tonic to the generative organs
feverfew
chrysanthemum parthenium
aperient, diuretic, depurative
used largely in cutaneous troubles
gentian
gentiana lutea
tonic, stomachic
used in weakness of the stomach and in jaundice
ginger
zingiber officinale
stimulant, carminative, expectorant
used in other agents as a corrigant, and in infusion as a stimulant, allays nausea
ginseng
panax
tonic, stimulant
tones the appetite and useful in digestive troubles
golden rod
solidago
astringent, aromatic, styptic, carminative
splendid in sore throat, allys nausea
golden seal
hydrastis canadensis
tonic, laxative, alterative
useful where tonic is required
gravel root
eupatorium purpureum
diuretic, stimulant, mild tonic
used in gravel and other bladder and kidney troubles
holy thistle
carbenia benedicta
tonic, diaphoretic, stimulant, emmenagogue
increase flow of the milk
used in dyspepsia
hops
humulus lupulus
tonic, nervine, anodyne
useful in nervous cases, sleeplessness
horehound
marrubium vulgare
tonic, expectorant, diaphoretic
used in cough and other chest troubles
hyssop
hyssopus officinale
diaphoretic, tonic, carminative, pectoral
used in colds in warm infusions
iceland moss
cetratia islandica
demulcent, tonic, nutritive, mucilaginous
used as a food
used in fevers and chest troubles
juniper berries
juniperus communis
diuretic, carminative, stimulant
used in urinary troubles
linseed
linum usitatissimum
emolient, demulcent, laxative, pectoral,
good in colds and sore chest boiled with liquorice root
crushed seed used in poultices for boils, swellings
liquorice root
glycyrrhiza glabra
demulcent, pectoral, emollient
used largely in cough and other chest troubles, cover for bitter agents
lobelia
lobelia inflata
puke weed
expectorant, emetic, antispasmodic, relaxant, stimulant
used for cough, bronhitis, asthma, febrile conditions, hysteria
male fern
dryopteris
vermifuge
used largely for the expulsion of tapeworm
mandrake
podofhyllum peltatum
antibilious, cathartic, alterative
used in small doses as large ones cause excessive evacuations and weakness
marigold
calendula officinalis
antispasmodic, diaphoretic, stimulant
used in eruptive diseases of children,
marhsmallow
althaea officinalis
demulcent, emolient, expectorant,
leaves used in poultices and fomentations for swellings, ulcers, boils
root is used in chest troubles with other agents
mullein
verbascum thapsus
astringent, demulcent, emollient, pectoral
used in pulmonary disease
hemorrhage of the bowels
fomentations
influence on the glandular system
myrrha
commiphora molmol
stimulant, tonic, antiseptic, healing
used as wash, gargle,
ulcers on legs and other sores
nettle
urtica dioica
diuretic, astringent, stimulanting tonic
the infusion will arrest bleeding from the lungs, mouth and stomach
parsley
carum petroselinum
aperient, diuretic
used in congestion of the kidneys and gall stone
pennyroyal
mentha pulegium
carminative, diphoretic, stimulant, emmenagogue
large use in suppresion of menstruation, colds, fevers
colic and spasm
peppermint
mentha piperita
stimulant, diaphoretic, carminative, stomachic, antispasmodic
used in fevers, flatulence, nausea, spasms
peruvian bark, quinone
cinchona officinalis
tonic, febrifuge, astringent
useful in fevers and general tonic
pilewort
ranunculus ficaria
astringent
infusion almost a specific for piles
plantain
plantageo major
cooling, alterative, diuretic
leaves rubbed and placed on poison bites will cure
pleurisy root
asclepias tuberosa
antispasmodic, expectorant, diaphoretic
useful in pleurisy and other chest troubles
poke root
phytolacca americana
emetic, cathartic, alterative
one of the most potent alteratives
pumpkin seed
cucurbita pepo
diuretic, demulcent, vermicide
used for tapeworm
raspberry leaves
rubus idaeus
astringent, tonic, slightly alterativ
good for cleansing canker
diarrhea
red clover
trifolium pratense
alterative, sedative
used in cough and as wash on sores
sage
salvia officinalis
tonic, astringent, diaphoretic, aromatic
delirium in fevers
gagrle in sore throats
sanicle
sanicula europea
astringent, alterative
cleanses morbid secretions from the system
generally combined with other blood medicines
sarsaparilla
smilax officinalis
alterative
used in combination with other agents for the blood
scullcap
scutellaria lateriflora
tonic, nervine, antispasmodic
used in nearly all nerve troubles
senna
cassia angustifolia
laxative, cathartic
always combine with aromatic
slippery elm
ulmus fulva
emollient, demulcent, pectoral
excellent food in weak digestion
also in chest disease
spearmint
mentha spicata
antispasmodic, carminative, stimulant
allays nausea
flatulence
sumach
rhus glabra
astringent, alterative, tonic, diuretic
incontinece of urine, diarrhea, leucorrhea
tansy
tanacetum vulgare
anthelminitic, emmenagogue, tonic
used in painful and suppressed menstruation
thyme
thymus vulgaris
tonic, antiseptic, carminative
whooping cough, wind, colic
tormentil root
potentilla tormentilla
tonic, astringent
good for staying excessive discharges from the bowel
gargle
unicorn root
aletris farinosa
tonic, stomachic,
used in weakness of the generative organs
uva ursi
arctostaphylos uva ursi bearberry
mucilaginous, astringent, diuretic
used in graves, incontinence of urine and other urinary difficulties
valerian
valeriana officinalis
anodyne, antispasmodic, nervine, tonic, stimulant
useful in nervous disability
wahoo
euonymus artopurureus
tonic, alterative, laxative
used in liver troubles
will gently tone the inactive liver
walnut
juglans nigra
alterative, laxative
used in scrofula and syphilis
wild carrot
daucus carota
diuretic, stimulant,
used in dropsy, gravel
wild cherry
prunus serotina
astringent, pectoral, tonic
used in cough and chest disease, dyspepsia
witch hazel
hamamelis virginiana
tonic, astringent
used in hemorrhage, leucorrhea
wood betony
betonica officinalis
nervine, alterative
useful in hysteria, pains in the head, neuralgia
wormseed
chenopodium anthelminicum
anthelmintic, antispasmodic
used for expelling worms
wormwood
artemisia absinthium
tonic, anthelmintic
used in weak digestion, for expelling worms
yarrow
achillea millefolium
diaphoretic, stimulant, tonic
used in colds, fevers