Common Herbs and their Uses – Medicinal Uses for Herbs



Common Herbs and their uses have been relied upon by many cultures through the centuries for their healing powers.


The herbal essential oils containing the medicinal properties go back to the ancient Egyptians whose priests routinely practiced herbal medicine.

Of course it is easier to get over the counter drugs, but finding common
herbs and their uses for natural healing is becoming more and more
popular, as people are starting to return to the basics.

Alfalfa

Medicinal Properties of Alfalfa.

Uses for Alfalfa

Aloe – one of the more popular common herbs and their uses

Medicinal Properties of Aloe

Medicinal uses for Aloe Vera

Anise

Medicinal Properties of Anise

  • Antispasmodic
  • diuretic
  • expectorant
  • anti-hysteric
  • anti-rheumatic
  • aperient
  • carminative
  • stimulant
  • decongestant
  • vermifuge
  • digestive

Uses for Herbs – Anise

  • Digestion
  • Relieves chest congestion
  • Eases hot flashes
  • Relieves gas

Angelica

Medicinal Properties of Angelica

  • Anti-spasmodic
  • carminative
  • Depurative
  • Diaphoretic
  • Digestive
  • Hepatic
  • Emmenagogue
  • Expectorant
  • Stimulant
  • Stomachic
  • diuretic

Uses for Herbs – Angelica

One of our favorite Common Herbs and their uses – Arnica

Medicinal Properties of Arnica

  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Analgesic
  • Antibacterial

Uses for Herbs – Arnica

Astralagus

Medicinal Properties of Astragalus

Uses for the herb Astragalus

  • Cancer
  • Colds
  • Appetite Loss
  • Diarrhoea
  • Fatigue
  • Flu
  • Heart Conditions
  • HIV

Balm of Gilead

Medicinal Properties of Balm of Gilead

  • Analgesic
  • Anodyne
  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Antibacterial
  • Depurative

Uses for Herbs and Balm of Gilead

Basil

Medicinal Properties of Basil

Uses for the Herb Basil

Bearberry

Medicinal Properties of Bearberry

Uses for the herbs Bearberry

Betony

Medicinal Properties of Betony

  • Antispasmodic
  • Astringent
  • Carminative
  • Diuretic
  • Manganese
  • Alterate
  • Antibacterial
  • Antipyretic
  • Antiseptic

Uses for the Herb Betony

Black Haw

Medicinal Properties of Black Haw

  • Antispasmodic

Use for Black Haw

Bladderwrack

Medicinal Properties of Bladderwrack

  • Iodine
  • Bromine
  • Potassium
  • Beta-carotene

Uses for Herbs – Bladderwrack

Borage

Medicinal Properties of Borage

  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Balsamic

Uses for Borage

  • Sores
  • Scratches
  • Spots
  • Eyewash
  • Stress and tension headaches
  • PMS
  • Menopause symptoms

Burdock

Medicinal Properties of Burdock

  • Diuretic
  • Diaphoretic
  • Blood purifyer

Uses for Burdock

Calendula

Medicinal Properties of Calendula

  • Anti-fungal
  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Anti-microbial
  • Antispasmodic
  • Astringent
  • Cholagogue
  • Diaphoretic
  • Emmenagogue
  • Lymphatic
  • Stimulant
  • Aperient
  • Vulnerary

Uses for Calendula

  • Acne
  • Abscesses and boils
  • Burns and scalds
  • Cancerous and skin ulcers
  • Cradle Cap
  • Cuts and open sores
  • Lacerated wounds
  • Nappy Rash
  • Sunburn
  • Sprains and wounds
  • Warts
  • Wasp and bee stings
  • Gonorrhea
  • Surpressed menstruation
  • Vaginitis
  • Sore Eyes
  • Toothache

Cayenne

Medicinal Properties of Cayenne

  • Anti-catarrhal
  • Anti-emetic
  • Anti-microbial
  • Anti-spaasmodic
  • Carminative
  • Rubefacient
  • Sialagogue
  • Stimulant

Uses for Cayenne

  • Abdominal Distention
  • Colic
  • Diarrhea and dysentery
  • Dyspepsia
  • Flatulent Colic
  • Lumbago and Rheumatic pains
  • Tired painful muscles
  • Hysteria and Convulsions
  • Nervous Depression
  • Cocaine addiction
  • Delirium Tremens
  • Cholera
  • Diptheria
  • Typhus
  • Yellow Fever
  • Increased and more active circulation
  • Nephritis
  • Pyelitis
  • Tongue Dry and Harsh
  • Toothache

Camphor

Medicinal Properties of Camphor

  • Antiseptic
  • anti-irritant
  • spasmolytic
  • cuminative
  • circulatory
  • analeptic
  • analgesic

Uses for Camphor

Caraway

Medicinal Properties of Caraway

  • Carminative
  • Stomachic
  • Spasmolytic
  • Antimicrobial
  • Anthelmintic

Uses for Caraway

  • Soothes the digestive system
  • Colic
  • Flatulence
  • Diarrhea
  • Chest congestion
  • Promotes production of breast milk in nursing mothers
  • Worms
  • Hiatus hernia

Cardamon

Medicinal Properties of Cardamon

  • Expectorant
  • Aphrodisiac
  • Antispasmodic
  • Antibacterial
  • Antiviral

Medicinal Uses for the Herb Cardamon

Catnip

Medicinal Properties for Catnip

  • Antispasmodic
  • Carminative
  • Diaphoretic
  • Sedative

Uses for Herbs – Catnip

  • Dandruff
  • Reduces swelling
  • Helps for bags under the eyes
  • Constipation
  • Promotes sleep
  • Toothache
  • Reduces fever

Chamomile

Medicinal Properties of Chamomile

  • Antibacterial
  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Antiseptic
  • Antispasmodic
  • Carminative
  • Digestive aid
  • Fever reducer
  • Sedative

Uses for Chamomile

  • Gastric irritation
  • Sore throats
  • Tonsillitis
  • Relaxes digestive system
  • Dyspepsia
  • Colic
  • Stimulates under active digestion
  • Relaxes nervous system
  • Painful periods
  • Over-excitable children
  • Diarrhea
  • Haemorroids
  • Insomnia
  • Varicose Veins
  • Home Remedies for Teething
  • Nausea

Chickweed

Medicinal Properties of Chickweed

  • cooling
  • soothing
  • anti-rheumatoid

Uses for the Herb Chickweed

  • Obesity
  • Constipation
  • Eczema
  • Bronchitis
  • Asthma
  • Psoriasis
  • Rheumatic Pain

Common Herbs and their uses -I would use CINNAMON every day

Medicinal Properties of Cinnamon

  • Anti-thrombotic
  • Anti-sclerotic
  • Anti-platelet
  • Antiseptic
  • Aphrodisiac
  • Anti-clotting
  • Anti-microbial
  • Anti-emetic
  • Expectorant
  • Manganese
  • Dietary Fiber
  • Iron
  • Calcium
  • Antacid

What ailments can Cinnamon be used for?

  • Arthritis
  • Hair Loss
  • Bladder infections
  • Toothache
  • Colds
  • Colic
  • Cholesterol
  • Infertility
  • Immune system
  • Indigestion
  • Heal Acne Naturally
  • Skin infections
  • Bad breath
  • Cancer
  • Fatigue
  • Nausea and bloating
  • Candida
  • Aphrodisiac
  • Chilblains
  • Blood circulation

And this list of common herbs and their uses seems to go on and on and on!!

Clove

Medicinal Properties of the Clove

  • Carminative
  • Anodyne
  • Anti-helmintic
  • antiseptic
  • antioxidant

Healthy uses for Cloves

  • Bad breath
  • Antiseptic wash
  • Eyewash
  • Toothache
  • Indigestion
  • Nausea
  • Flatulence
  • Diarrhea
  • Worms
  • Acne
  • Morning sickness

Dandelion

Medicinal Properties of the Dandelion

  • Sodium
  • Calcium
  • Potassium
  • Laxative
  • Vitamin A
  • Vitamin C
  • Iron
  • Diuretic
  • Tonic
  • Stimulant to the urinary organs

Uses for the Dandelion

  • Skin
  • Liver and urinary systems
  • Eczema
  • diuretic
  • Potassium Deficiency
  • Sinus Infection Herbal Remedies
  • Diabetes
  • Headaches
  • Improve bile flow
  • Reduces inflammation in hepatitis and cirrhosis
  • Gallstones

Devils Claw

Medicinal Properties of Devils Claw

  • Pain relieving
  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Sedative

Uses for the Herb Devils Claw

  • Arthritis
  • Rheumatism
  • Low back pain

Dong Quai

Medicinal Properties of Dong Quai

  • Anti-allergenic
  • Antispasmodic
  • Diuretic
  • Mild Laxative
  • Muscle relaxant
  • Vasodilator

Uses for Dong Quai

  • Abscesses
  • Blurred vision
  • Heart palpitations
  • Irregular menstruation
  • Light headedness
  • Menstrual pain
  • Pallor
  • Poor circulation

Some more Common Herbs and their uses.

Echinacea

Medicinal Properties of Echinacea

Uses for common Herbs – Echinacea

  • Tonsillitis
  • abscesses
  • boils
  • bronchitis
  • pelvic infections
  • sinus infection home remedies.
  • candida herbal remedies.
  • strengthens the immune system
  • psoriasis
  • herpes
  • acne
  • blood poisoning
  • food poisoning
  • flu
  • kidney infection
  • respiratory infection
  • sore throat
  • mononucleosis (the kissing disease)

Warning:   People who are allergic to ragweed can also cross-react to Echinacea.

Elberberry

Medicinal Properties of the Elderberry

  • anti-inflammatory
  • aperient
  • cellular regenerating
  • detoxicant
  • diaphoretic
  • digestive
  • emetic
  • emolient
  • expectorant
  • immuno-stimulant
  • ophthalmic
  • purgative
  • salve for sores

Uses for Common Herbs – Elderberry

  • flu
  • Bronchitis
  • Laxative
  • Rheumatism
  • Sinusitis
  • Bruises
  • Sprains

Eucalyptus

Medicinal Properties of Eucalyptus

  • decongestant
  • expectorant
  • antibiotic
  • analgesic
  • anti-rheumatic
  • antiseptic
  • antispasmodic
  • antiviral
  • balsamic
  • rubefacient
  • vulnerary

Uses for Herbs – Eucalyptus

Eyebright

Medicinal Properties of Eyebright

  • anti-catarrhal
  • anti-inflammatory
  • antiseptic
  • astringent
  • vitamins B,C,E
  • copper
  • selenium
  • zinc

Uses for Herbs – Eyebright

  • eye irritations
  • hay fever
  • measels
  • tired eyes
  • inflamed eyes
  • conjunctivitis
  • blepharitis
  • sinus infections
  • styes
  • liver toxicity

Fennel

Medicinal Properties of Fennel

  • anti-inflammatory
  • anti-spasmodic
  • hepatic
  • diuretic
  • choleretic

Uses for Herbs – Fennel

  • Kidney stones
  • gout home remedies
  • hiccups
  • nausea
  • reverses alcohol damage to the liver
  • Jaundice
  • Colic
  • Flatulence
  • Worms
  • Keeps fleas away
  • eye wash

Feverfew

Medicinal Properties of Feverfew

  • anti-inflammatory
  • fever reliever
  • antipyretic
  • anti-cancer

Uses for Herbs – Feverfew

Ginger

Medicinal Properties of Ginger

  • antibacterial
  • anti-coagulant
  • anti-nausea
  • antispasmodic
  • antiviral
  • carminative
  • digestive aid
  • expectorant
  • immune system stimulant
  • muscle relaxant

Uses for the herb Ginger

Ginkgo

Medicinal Properties of Ginkgo

  • antibacterial
  • anti-inflammatory
  • natural antioxidant
  • circulatory stimulant
  • antiseptic
  • astringent
  • digestive aid

Uses for Common Herbs and Ginkgo

  • clotting disorders
  • dementia
  • depression
  • erectile dysfunction
  • headaches
  • hearing loss
  • Raynaud’s Syndrome
  • home remedies for tinnitus
  • vascular diseases
  • vertigo

Ginseng

Medicinal Properties of Ginseng

  • antibacterial
  • anti-depressant
  • immune-system stimulant

Uses for Ginseng

  • colds
  • depression
  • fatigue
  • flu
  • impaired immune system
  • respiratory conditions
  • stress

Goldenseal

Medicinal Properties of Golden Seal

  • antacid
  • antibacterial
  • antifungal
  • anti-inflammatory
  • antiseptic
  • astringent
  • digestive aid
  • stimulant

Uses for the herbs Golden Seal

  • canker sores
  • contact dermatitis
  • diarrhoea
  • eczema
  • food poisoning

Hawthorne

Medicinal Properties of Hawthorne

Uses for the Herb Hawthorne

  • Feeds and strengthens heart muscles
  • angina
  • norlizing action on blood pressure
  • varicose veins
  • improves memory

Holy Basil

Medicinal Properties of Holy Basil

Use for Holy Basil

  • mental clarity
  • stress relief
  • reduces anxiety
  • reduces depression
  • kidney stones home remedies
  • heart disorder
  • coughs and colds
  • headaches
  • asthma
  • worms
  • labor pain
  • rabies
  • whooping cough
  • measles
  • mumps

Still more Common Herbs and their uses!!

Hops

Medicinal Properties of Hops

  • sedative
  • hormonal
  • antibacterial
  • pain reliever
  • relaxes spasms

Uses for Herbs – Hops

  • Irritable bowel
  • insomnia
  • nervous tension
  • greasy hair
  • dandruff
  • eczema
  • enhances hair growth
  • decreases the desire for alcohol consumption
  • hangover prevention
  • colic remedies
  • insomnia
  • nervous tension

Horse Chestnut

Medicinal Properties of Horse Chestnut

  • lowers fever
  • diuretic
  • reduces local edema
  • anti-inflammatory
  • anti-aging
  • boosts venous health

Uses for Horse Chestnut

  • Leg vein health
  • varicose veins
  • phlebitis
  • leg ulcers
  • piles
  • frostbite

Jasmine

Medicinal Properties of Jasmine

  • anti-viral
  • antibacterial
  • astringent

Uses for Jasmine

  • bath additive
  • aching feet
  • massage oil
  • aphrodisiac
  • conjunctivitis
  • sunstroke
  • breast cancer

Lavender

Medicinal Properties of Lavender

  • antiseptic
  • natural anti-inflammatory
  • stimulates circulation
  • spasmolytic
  • lowers fever
  • anti-depressant
  • anti-dandruff
  • analgesic
  • deodorant
  • vulnerary
  • carminative
  • emmenogogue
  • rubefacient

Uses for Lavender

  • aching muscles
  • skin softener
  • hair loss
  • fatigue
  • promotes sleep
  • relieves exhaustion
  • face wash for pimples
  • gargle
  • aftershave
  • sinus
  • headaches
  • burns
  • candida
  • restless legs
  • home remedies for psoriasis
  • eczema

Lemon Balm

Medicinal Properties of Lemon Balm

  • sedative
  • anti-depressant
  • antiviral
  • antibacterial
  • carminative
  • antispasmodic
  • promotes sweating

Uses for Lemon Balm

  • skin blemishes
  • lifts depression
  • a calming herb
  • sore throats
  • colic
  • heart spasms
  • insomnia
  • heart palpitations
  • lowers blood pressure

Limeflowers

Medicinal Properties of Limeflowers

  • antioxidant
  • antispasmodic
  • diuretic
  • sedative

Uses for Limeflowers

  • soothes anxiety and tension
  • aids in sleep
  • reduces high blood pressure
  • over excited children
  • headaches
  • hysteria
  • digestion
  • muscle tension
  • irregular heartbeat
  • cellulitis

Liquorice

Medicinal Properties of Liquorice

  • expectorant
  • antacid
  • spasmolytic
  • anti-inflammatory
  • anti-allergic
  • estrogenic

Uses for Common Herbs – Liquorice

  • arthritis and rheumatism
  • chest infections
  • gastric ulcers
  • mild laxative
  • relieves menopausal problems
  • pre-menstrual stress
  • sore throats

Marshmellow

Medicinal Properties for Marshmellow

  • expectorant
  • anti-inflammatory

Uses for Common Herbs such as Marshmellow

  • wounds
  • home remedies for teething
  • toothache
  • coughing
  • insect bites
  • laxative
  • stomach ulcers
  • sore throats
  • bronchitis
  • skin aging
  • detangling and nourishing hair

Marjoram

Medicinal Properties of Marjoram

  • antacid
  • analgesic
  • diuretic

Uses for Marjoram

  • Tonsillitis
  • flatulence
  • anxiety
  • calming of overexcited children
  • bruising

Keep going …. still more common herbs and their uses.

Meadow Sweet

Medicinal Properties of Meadowsweet

  • anti-inflammatory
  • anti-fever
  • benefits of aspirin
  • diuretic
  • analgesic

What ailments can Meadowsweet be used for?

  • indigestion
  • heartburn
  • ulcers
  • rheumatism
  • arthritis
  • diarrhea

Milk Thistle

Medicinal Properties of the Milk Thistle

  • liver tonic
  • diuretic
  • stimulates lactation

Healthy uses for Milk Thistle

Motherwort

Medicinal Properties of Motherwort

  • antispasmodic
  • astringent
  • carminative
  • calmative
  • cardiac
  • emmenagogue
  • hepatic
  • laxative
  • nervine
  • uterine stimulant

Uses for Motherwort

  • female reproductive system
  • strengthening action of the heart
  • high blood pressure
  • take after heart attacks

Myrrh

Medicinal Properties of Myrrh

  • astringent
  • carminative
  • antiseptic
  • expectorant
  • rejuvenating
  • anti-catarrhal
  • Natural anti-inflammatory
  • balsamic
  • cictrisant
  • vulnerary

Uses for common herbs – Myrrh

Nasturtiums

Medicinal Properties of Nasturtium

  • vulnerary
  • demulcent
  • antimicrobial
  • antibacterial
  • expectorant

Common Herbs and their Uses – Nasturtium

Nettles

Medicinal Properties of Nettles

Uses for Common Herbs – Nettles

Nutmeg

Medicinal Properties of Nutmeg

  • antispasmodic
  • stimulates the mind
  • analgesic
  • anti-rheumatic
  • antiseptic

Medicinal uses for Nutmeg

  • aching joints
  • stimulates the circulation
  • aches and pains
  • benefits the heart
  • alzheimers
  • improves memory
  • aphrodisiac
  • asthma
  • toothache
  • anxiety and depression
  • impotence

  • Home Remedies for Hangovers
    and liver conditions
  • diarrohea
  • dysentery
  • indigestion

  • Colic Remedies
  • incontinence
  • premature ejacualtion

Origanum

Medicinal Properties of Origanum

  • anti-fungal
  • antibacterial
  • disinfectant

Uses for Herbs – Origanum

  • aching muscles
  • itchy scalp
  • parasitic infections
  • tonsillitis
  • painful menstruation
  • calms children
  • bruising
  • flatulence
  • bloating
  • anxiety

Oregon Grape

Medicinal Properties of Oregon Grape

Uses for Herbs – Oregon Grape

Passion Flower

Medicinal Properties of Passion Flower

Uses for the herb Passion Flower

  • insomnia
  • muscle tension
  • anxiety
  • reduces spasms
  • headaches

Parsley

Medicinal Properties of Parsley

  • antiseptic
  • antispasmodic
  • digestive aid
  • diuretic
  • laxative
  • muscle relaxant

Uses for Common Herbs and Parsley

Peppermint

Medicinal Properties of Peppermint

  • antacid
  • antibacterial
  • antidepressant
  • antispasmodic
  • carminative expectorant
  • muscle relaxant
  • promotes sweating

Common Herbs and their uses –  Peppermint

  • coughs

  • Sinus Infection Home Remedies
  • headaches
  • candida
  • heartburn
  • indigestion
  • reduces gas
  • itching
  • migraines
  • morning sickness
  • motion sickness
  • nausea
  • anxiety
  • insomnia

Raspberry Leaf

Medicinal Properties of Raspberry Leaf

  • astringent
  • diuretic
  • parturient
  • uterine tonic

Uses for herbs –  Raspberry leaf

  • female reproductive system

Red Clover

Medicinal Properties of Red Clover

  • antifungal
  • antispasmodic
  • depurative
  • diuretic
  • expectorant

Uses for the Herb Red Clover

  • acne
  • eczema
  • loosens phlegm
  • menopause symptoms

Red Sage

Medicinal Properties of Red Sage

  • disinfectant
  • anti-microbial
  • antibacterial
  • astringent

Common Herbs and their uses – Red Sage

  • cleanse and tone scalp
  • darken hair
  • spots
  • blemishes
  • stimulates blood circulation
  • under arm wash
  • colds and flu
  • coughs

Rooibos

Medicinal Properties of Rooibos


Medicinal Uses for Rooibos

The end is near for our common herbs and their uses, carry on just a little bit more…..

Rosemary

Medicinal Properties of Rosemary

  • antibacterial
  • antidepressant
  • anti-inflammatory
  • antiseptic
  • carminative
  • circulatory stimulant

Herbal Healing and Rosemary

Rue

Medicinal Properties of Rue

  • analgesic
  • antispasmodic
  • emmenagogue
  • nervine
  • rubefacient
  • vermifuge

Common Herbs and their uses –  Rue

  • colds and flu
  • eyecare
  • migraines
  • arthritis
  • varicose veins
  • excellent for keeping flies away

Saw Palmetto

Medicinal Properties of Saw Palmetto

  • sedative
  • diuretic
  • expectorant
  • aphrodisiac
  • tonic herb

Common herbs and their uses – Saw Palmetto

  • urinary and reproductive system problems
  • under developed breasts
  • increase lactation
  • reduce prostate symptoms
  • hormone enhancer
  • frequent urination

Sarsaparilla

Medicinal Properties of Sarsaparilla

  • anti-inflammatory
  • antibacterial
  • antiviral
  • appetite suppressor
  • depurative tonic
  • blood purifier


Herbal Healing with Sarsaparilla


  • acne
  • psoriasis
  • dermatitis
  • leprosy
  • arthritis
  • rheumatism
  • syphilis
  • STD’s

St. John’s Wort

Medicinal Properties of St John’s Wort

  • analgesic
  • antibacterial
  • antidepressant
  • anti-inflammatory
  • anti-viral
  • astringent

Medicinal Uses for St John’s Wort

  • tired and aching muscles
  • adds luster to hair
  • arthritis
  • gout and rheumatism
  • nervous exhaustion 
  • attention deficit disorder
  • anxiety
  • burns
  • carpal tunnel syndrome
  • depression
  • menopause

Soap Wort

Medicinal Properties of Soapwort

  • cholagogue
  • depurative
  • diaphoretic
  • diuretic
  • expectorant
  • purgative


Uses for Common Herbs – Soapwort

  • revitalizes damaged hair
  • eczema
  • skin rashes and heat rashes
  • nappy rash
  • hair conditioner
  • itchy skin
  • cancer

Tea Tree Oil

Medicinal Properties for Tea Tree Oil

  • disinfectant
  • anti-inflammatory
  • analgesic
  • diaphoretic
  • expectorant
  • balsamic


Common Herbs and their Uses –  Tea Tree oil


  • acne
  • head louse
  • warts
  • sunburn
  • sores
  • boils and abscesses
  • nail fungus
  • ringworm
  • athletes foot
  • dandruff
  • scabies

Thyme

Medicinal Properties of Thyme

  • astringent
  • antiseptic
  • anti-fungal


Medicinal Uses for Thyme

Tumeric

Medicinal Properties of Tumeric

  • antiseptic
  • antibacterial
  • anti-inflammatory
  • analgesic


What ailments can Tumeric be used for?

Watercress

Medicinal Properties of the Watercress


Common Herbs and their Uses – Watercress

  • astringent and ceansing
  • freckles
  • spots and blemishes
  • thyroid
  • greasy skin
  • hair loss
  • ulcers
  • mouth problems
  • acne
  • hiccups
  • anemia
  • lactating mothers

White Willow

Medicinal Properties of White Willow

  • mild analgesic
  • anti-inflammatory
  • anti-fever

Uses for White Willow

  • rheumatism
  • arthritis
  • lowers temperatures
  • abrasions
  • cuts
  • dysmehorrhea

  • Natural Gout Remedies
  • lupus
  • osteoporisis
  • weight loss
  • fibromyalgia

Wild Lettuce

Medicinal Properties of Wild Lettuce

  • analgesic
  • anodyne
  • antispasmodic
  • cancer
  • nervine
  • psychedelic
  • sedative


Uses for common herbs – Wild Lettuce

  • Restless leg syndrome
  • colic
  • muscle cramps
  • insomnia

Yellow Dock

Medicinal Properties of Yellow Dock

  • purgative
  • cholagogue
  • laxative
  • iron


Uses for  herbs – Yellow Dock

  • acne
  • skin problems
  • cuts
  • swellling
  • rashes
  • boils
  • insect bites
  • anemia
  • syphilllis
  • TB

Yarrow

Medicinal Properties of Yarrow

  • astringent
  • cholertic
  • antibacterial
  • antispasmodic

Common Herbs and their Uses – Yarrow

  • colds and flu
  • TB
  • earache
  • sore eyes
  • headaches
  • abscesses and boils
  • improves blood circulation to the skin
  • acne
  • promotes perspiration
  • lowers blood pressure
  • varicose veins
  • stimulates the appetite
  • aids digestion
  • measles
  • nosebleeds
  • female problems

IMPORTANTAlways check with your medical practitioner before using any alternative medications.

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