Medicinal Herbs

 

Below is a list of herbs with a medicinal reputation which Herbiseed normally has in stock.  Many of these species used as traditional herbal remedies are endorsed on the basis of scientific evidence, e g. in Europe by the European Scientific Cooperative on Phytotherapy and in the USA by the Alternative Medicine Foundation.  Some herbs used in Chinese or Ayurvedic medicine are also included. 

 

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Herb SpeciesUse 
Acetosa pratensis.Traditionally used as a tonic or stimulant.
Achillea millefolium.A poultice from leaves has been used to heal cuts. Listed by the US Alternative Medicine Foundation. Used in traditional Chinese and Ayruvedic medicine.
Achillea ptarmica.Has been used to relieve toothache.
Acorus calamus.An infusion of the rhizomes is used as an appetite stimulant. Listed by the US Alternative Medicine Foundation. Used in Ayurvedic medicine.
Actaea racemosa.Root extracts are used to treat menopausal problems and rheumatism. Large doses can be toxic. Listed by the US Alternative Medicine Foundation. Used in traditional Chinese medicine.
Aegopodium podagraria.Traditionally used in a poultice on aching muscles & rheumatic joints.
Agrimonia eupatoria.A tea made from dried flowering plants has been used to relieve sore throats. A traditional Chinese medicine .
Agropyron repens.Used in traditional Chinese medicine.
Aloe ferox.A gel obtained from the leaves is used to heal wounds and burns. Listed by the European Scientific Cooperative on Phytotherapy. Used in Ayurvedic medicine.
Althaea officinalis.An infusion of roots is used in Ayruvedic medicine. Is believed to help relieve coughs. Listed by the European Scientific Coopertative on Phytotherapy.
Anchusa arvensis.Is believed to help with digestive disorders.
Anchusa azurea.Known for its anti-inflammatory properties.
Anethum graveolens.Used in traditional Chinese medicine Seeds or leaves are added to cooking to avoid flatulence.
Angelica sylvestris.A tea made from the whole plant is said to help relieve indigestion.
Anthemis nobilis.A tea is used to suppress nausea and stimulate the appetite. Poultices can be used to treat wounds.
Anthriscus cerefolium.Is believed to help relieve depression.
Arabis glabra.Is believed to help relieve colds & fever.
Arctium lappa.An infusion of fresh or dried roots is believed to be good for spots. Listed by the US Alternative Medicine Foundation. Used in traditional Chinese medicine.
Arctium minus.An infusion of fresh or dried roots is said to be good for spots.
Arctostaphylus uva-ursiAn infusion of leaves is used to treat kidney and bladder infections. Listed by the European Scientific Cooperative on Phytotherapy and the US Alternative Medicine Foundation.
Arnica montana.An antiseptic ointment is used to treat wounds, bruises and inflammation. Listed by the European Scientific Cooperative on Phytotherapy and the US Alternative Medicine Foundation.
Artemesia absynthium.An infusion of leaves is believed to stimulate the appetite. Listed by the European Scientific Cooperative on Phytotherapy and the US Alternative Medicine Foundation. Used in traditional Chinese medicine.
Artemesia vulgaris.Used in traditional Chinese medicine.
Asparagus officinalis (wild form).Has been used for urinary infections. Listed by the US Alternative Medicine Foundation.
Astragalus danicus.Is believed to help relieve colds & flu. Listed by the US Alternative Medicine Foundation.
Atriplex hortensis.Is believed to provide relief from insect bites & stings.
Ballota nigra.A tea made from dried flowering plants is said to help persistent coughs. Listed by the US Alternative Medicine Foundation.
Bellis perennis.Has been used in a poultice on aching muscles & rheumatic joints. Listed by the US Alternative Medicine Foundation.
Betonica officinalis.Used internally to treat digestive disorders and migraines; used externally to heal wounds.
Borago officinalis.Dried flowering plants have been used in a poultice on aching muscles & rheumatic joints. Listed by the US Alternative Medicine Foundation.
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