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      list of herbs in alphabetical order with their uses


      ALFALFA - Heart disease, stroke, cancer, bad breath

      ALOE:Externally - burns, wounds, inflammation. Internally - diabetes, constipation, blood sugar

      ANGELICA (Dong Quai) - Menopause, respiratory problems, digestion, arthritis


      APPLE - Constipation, diarrhea, cardiovascular, cancer, diabetes

      APPLE CIDER VINEGAR - Umbrella page for apple cider vinegar health benefits // Apple cider vinegar benefits, taken internally // Apple cider vinegar cures for external problems // Apple cider vinegar for weight loss // Apple cider vinegar for acne // Apple cider vinegar for acid reflux // Pet uses for apple cider vinegar


      ARNICA:Externally - Pain reliever, anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, acne, insect bites. Not for internal use.



      ASTRAGALUS:Internally - Cancer, tonic, colds & flu, antiviral, antibacterial


      BEARBERRY (Uva-ursi) - Urinary tract infections

      BILBERRY:Internally - Serious eye conditions, opening arteries, throat inflammations, diarrhea, bruises



      BLACKBERRY - Eye problems, diarrhea, hemorrhoids

      BLACK COHOSH:Internally - PMS, menopause, mentrual aches

      BLACK HAW - Menstrual cramps, fever, pains

      BLUE COHOSH - Labor initiation

      BONESET - Colds, flu



      BUCHU - PMS, diuretic

      BUCKTHORN - Constipation

      BURDOCK:Detoxification, water retention


      CALENDULA:Burns, sore throat, oral infections, wounds

      CARAWAY - Digestion

      CASCARA SAGRADA:Constipation

      CATNIP - Digestion, anxiety, infections, female issues

      CAT'S CLAW:Arthritis, herpes, allergies, immune systems, cancer, anti-viral

      CAYENNE:Externally - Arthritis, healed infections, shingles. Internally - Nutrition, antioxidant

      CELERY - Gout, hypertension

      CHAMOMILE:Wounds, indigestion, nausea, insomnia, anxiety

      CHAPARRAL - Tooth decay, gum disease, arthritis

      CHASTE TREE - PMS, menstrual problems



      CINNAMON - Hypertension, antiseptic, digestion


      CLOVE - Mouthwash, toothache

      COCOA - Antioxidant, fatigue, depression

      COFFEE - Fatigue, colds, flu, asthma

      COMFREY - Wounds



      CRANBERRY - Nutrition, Urinary tract infections


      DAN SHEN

      DILL - Stomach soother, UTI

      DANDELION releases bile & water, eases indigestion & rheumatism. Click for much more on the benefits of dandelion.

      DONG QUAI - Menstrual cramps, PMS, liver tonic

      ECHINACEA - A great immune system booster

      ELDERBERRY - Prevent, treat cold & bronchitis

      ELECAMPINE - Asthma, emphysema, tuberculosis, antibacterial

      EPHEDRA - Respiratory problems, obesity

      EUCALYPTUS - Colds, flu

      FAINTING: Broomweed, cardamom, coffee, ephedrine, eucalyptus, rosemary

      FATIGUE: Astragalus, Ginseng

      FEMALE FERTILITY: Info on female fertility herbs

      FEVER: Bayberry, Meadowsweet, White willow

      FIBROIDS: Burdock, Milk thistle

      FIBROMYALGIA: Apply Cayenne. Ingest Devil's claw, Ginkgo, St. John's wort, Willow. Click for a complete discussion on fibromyalgia herbs.

      FLATULENCE: Chamomile, fennel, Ginger, Peppermint

      FOOD POISONING PREVENTION, TREATMENT: Angelica, sage, Cinnamon, Thyme, Garlic

      FLU: Home remedies for flu // Herbal remedies for flu, pg1 // Herbs for flu, pg2

      FUNGAL SKIN INFECTIONS: Apply Arnica, Garlic, Tea tree oil. Ingest Garlic

      natural healing herbs like milk thistle ease gallstones GALLSTONES: Artichoke, coffee, dandelion, turmeric, peppermint oil, milk thistle

      GAS: Dill

      GENITAL WARTS: St. John's wort, garlic, licorice

      GERD (ACID REFLUX): Click for more info on herbal remedies for acid reflux // Update on home remedies for GERD

      GIARDIASIS: Goldenseal, barberry

      GINGIVITIS: Bloodroot, camomile, Echinacea, licorice, purslane, sage

      GLAUCOMA: Bilberry, ginkgo, blackberry, cranberry, raspberry

      GOUT: Celery, nettle, boswellia, celery seed, devil's claw, turmeric. Click for much more on the best herbs for gout.

      GRAVE’S DISEASE (Hyperthyroidism): Bugleweed, lemon balm, self-heal, kelp, verbena. Click for much more on herbal remedies for hyperthyroidism.

      GUM DISEASE: Internal - Goldenseal, myrrh. External - Aloe, calendula

      Good herbal medicine, Ginkgo for hangover HAIR LOSS/PROBLEMS: Click here for more

      HALITOSIS (bad breath): Click for helpful info on herbal remedies for bad breath

      HANGOVER: Ginkgo, dandelion, willow. Click for our full page on home remedies for hangovers

      HASHIMOTO'S THYROIDITIS: Click for our very informative page on herbs for Hashimoto's Thyroiditis.

      HAY FEVER: Nettle, parsley, garlic, licorice, peppermint oil

      HEADACHES: Cayenne, feverfew, ginger, meadowsweet, peppermint, white willow. For a great discussion on headaches & more herbal remedies for headaches CLICK HERE.


      HEARING LOSS: Ginkgo

      HEART DISEASE: Alfalfa, evening primrose, garlic, ginger, gonkgo, hawthorn, green tea, motherwort, onion. For more great info on heart disease & a complete list of herbs for heart health, click here.

      HEARTBURN: Aloe, licorice root, cabbage juice

      HEMORRHOIDS: External-witch hazel, horse chestnut, slippery elm, mullein; Internal-horse chestnut, butcher's broom. Click for complete info on herbal remedies for hemorrhoids

      HEPATITIS: Licorice, milk thistle

      HERPES: External-lemon balm, licorice, St John's wort, comfrey, peppermint; Internal-echinacea, garlic, ginseng, lemon balm, licorice. Click for our page on herbal remedies for herpes

      HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE: Garlic, hawthorn, dandelion, ginger, turmeric, valerian. For more helpful info on herbs for hypertension click here. Click for best specific herbs for high blood pressure. Click for best all natural foods for HBP.


      HIGH CHOLESTEROL: Alfalfa, artichoke, Cat's claw, garlic, ginger, hawthorn, psyllium, tea, turmeric. For a great discussion on reducing bad cholesterol & raising good cholesterol, text click here.

      HIV Infection (AIDS): Licorice, oregano, St. John’s-wort, aloe, astragalus

      HIVES: Internal- chamomile, licorice, stinging nettle. External- Aloe, chamomile, nettle, parsley, yarrow

      HYPERTHYROIDISM: Click for much more on herbal remedies for hyperthyroidism.

      HYPOTHYROIDISM: Internal- Variety of bitters, bladderwack, myrhh (extrernal too) Click for our complete page on herbs for hypothyroidism.

      great herbal natural remedy, chamomile for heartburn IMPOTENCE: Ginkgo, ginseng

      INDIGESTION: Chamomile, ginger, licorice, peppermint

      INFERTILITY(female): Click 4 best female fertility herbs

      INFERTILITY(male): Click 4 best male fertility herbs

      INFLAMMATION: Click for more on top anti-inflammatory herbs.


      INFLUENZA: Elder, licorice root

      INSECT BITES & STINGS: Internal - Aloe, echinacea, plaintain, tea, witch hazel

      INSOMNIA: Kava-kava, chamomile, valerian, passionflower, hop, yarrow. Click for our complete page on herbal remedies for insomnia

      INTERMITTENT CLAUDICATION: Garlic, ginger, ginkgo, hawthorn

      INTESTINAL PARASITES: Epazote, garlic, ginger

      IRRITABLE BOWEL SYNDROME: Herbal remedies for IBS

      KIDNEYS: Home remedies for kidney // Herbal kidney remedies, Pg2 // Home remedies for kidney stones, Pg1 // Herbal remedies for kidney stones, Pg2 // Herbs for kidney stones, Pg3 // Home remedies for kidney infection

      LARYNGITIS: Cardamom, ginger, horehound, mallow, mullein

      LEAD POISONING: Apple, garlic

      LEPROSY: Garlic, Gotu kola

      LICE: Home remedies for lice // More herbs for lice

      To go from herbal remedy resources bilberry to home click here LIVER DISEASE: Licorice, green tea, dandelion, artichoke, turmeric, peppers

      LYME DISEASE: Bupleurum, Echinacea, garlic, licorice

      MACULAR DEGENERATION: Bilberry, ginkgo

      MALE FERTILITY: Click 4 best male fertility herbs
      To go from herbal remedies, fennel, to home, click here MASTITIS: Aloe, CALENDULA, ECHINACEA, FENUGREEK, MARSHMALLOW ROOT, NETTLE

      MEMORY PROBLEMS: Ginkgo, Siberian ginseng, water hyssop

      MENOPAUSE: Black cohosh, dang gui, St.-John’s-wort. Click for much more on herbal remedies for menopause.

      MENSTRUAL PROBLEMS: Black cohosh, cramp bark, black haw, feverfew, vitex, yarrow

      MESOTHELIOMA: Click for mesothelioma facts & herbal remedies.

      MIGRAINE: Feverfew. Click for much more on herbal remedies for migraines.

      To go from herb information, corydalis, to home, click here MORNING SICKNESS: Chamomile, ginger, peppermint

      MOTION SICKNESS: Fennel, ginger, peppermint

      MOUTH SORES: Blackberry

      MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS: Black currant, evening primrose, flaxseed, ginkgo, purslane

      MUSHROOM POISONING: Milk thistle

      NAUSEA: Catnip, chamomile, ginger, lemon balm, peppermint

      NERVE PAIN: Corydalis, Jamaican dogwood, St.-John’s-wort, cayenne

      OBESITY: Herbal weight loss remedies // Update on natural herbs for weight loss

      OBSESSIVE COMPULSIVE DISORDER (OCD): Bergamot oil, California poppy, kava-kava, St.-John’s-wort, valerian

      OSTEOARTHRITIS: Home remedies for osteoarthritis, pg1 // Herbal remedies for osteoarthritis, pg2 // Natural remedies for osteoarthritis, pg3

      OSTEOPOROSIS: Click for best herbs for osteoporosis

      PAIN: Meadowsweet, passionflower, red pepper (one of the home remedies that works for many conditions), white willow, clove. Click for more on herbal pain remedies

      PARASITES: agrimony, barberry, Echinacea, garlic

      PARKINSON'S DISEASE: Fava bean, velvet bean, ginkgo, grapeseed, evening primrose

      PINKEYE AND STIES: (also termed conjunctivitis), Barberry, eyebright, yarrow, mullein. Click4More on home remedies for conjuctivitis (Pink eye)

      PNEUMONIA: Astragalus, Baikal skullcap, dandelion, echinacea, goldenseal, garlic, mullein

      POISON IVY, OAK, SUMAC: Aloe, jewelweed, plantain, soapwort, grindelia. Click for our page on best home remedies for poison ivy

      herbal natural remedy, partridge berry for pregnancy & delivery PREGNANCY & DELIVERY: Click for top herbs for pregnancy

      Also see our list of herbs to avoid during pregnancy

      PREMENSTRUAL SYNDROME (PMS): Black cohosh, dandelion, evening primrose, nettle, parsley, sarsaparilla, uva-ursi, chasteberry

      PROSTATE CONDITIONS: Prostate herbs, Pg 1 // Herbal remedies for prostate, Pg 2 // Herbal remedies for prostate cancer

      PSORIASIS: Echinacea, gotu kola, bishop’s weed, red pepper. Click for page 1 on herbal remedies for psoriasis // Page 2 on home remedies for psoriasis

      best home remedies, licorice for prostate & shingles REYNAUD'S: Evening primrose, garlic, ginkgo, bilberry, cayenne pepper

      RHEUMATOID ARHTRITIS: Click for best herbal remedies for rheumatoid arthritis

      RINGWORM: pau d’arco, tea tree oil

      ROSACEA: Home remedies for rosacea // Best herbs for rosacea, pg2 // Herbal remedies for rosacea, pg3

      SCABIES: Click for our umbrella page on home remedies for scabies. Click for page on herbal remedies for scabies

      SCIATICA: Hayseed, stinging nettle, willow, wintergreen


      SHINGLES: Lemon balm, red pepper, licorice. Click for best herbal remedies for shingles.

      SINUS: Herbal remedies for sinus problems // Sinus infection home remedies // Home remedies for nasal congestion // Home remedies for sinusitis

      SKIN PROBLEMS: Evening primrose, aloe

      SMOKING ADDICTION: Licorice, red clover, coltsfoot, elecampane, mullein. Best herbs to quit smoking

      SNORING: Top herbal remedies for snoring, Click here

      SORES: Calendula, comfrey, dragon’s blood

      SORE THROAT: Eucalyptus, honeysuckle, fenugreek, licorice, marshmallow, mullein, sage, slippery elm

      SPORTS INJURIES/PAIN: Cayenne, ginger, kava-kava, turmeric, arnica, comfrey

      STIES: Echinacea, goldenseal, potato, thyme

      STRESS: catnip, celery, chamomile, ginseng, kava, motherwort, passionflower, yarrow, valerian. Click for more valuable info & herbs for stress relief

      Great herbal medicine, turmeric for stroke STROKE PREVENTION, TREATMENT: Bilberry, blackberry, garlic, ginger, ginkgo, turmeric, white willow, pigweed, hawthorn

      SUNBURN: Home remedies for sunburn // Herbal remedies for sunburn

      SWELLING: Ginger, pineapple, turmeric

      THYROID: Herbal thyroid remedies info page

      THRUSH: click for best home remedies for thrush

      TINNITUS (EAR RINGING): Ginkgo, (contact us for more info to this herbal remedy guide on tinnitus)

      TONSILLITIS: Echinacea, garlic, honeysuckle, sage

      TOOTHACHE: Home toothache remedies, Part 1 // Best toothache home remedies, Part 2

      TOOTH DECAY: Tea, bay, licorice. Best herbal medicine for pain needing root canal?

      TUBERCULOSIS: Echinacea, forsythia, garlic, honeysuckle, licorice


      USNEA: problems w/ lungs, intestines, throat, sinuses, urinary and reproductive tract., antibiotic, anti-fungal. One of the great Chinese medical herbs.

      UVA URSI: urinary tract infections, cystitis (bladder inflammation), kidney stones

      Great directory of herbs, VALERIAN

      VALERIAN: insomnia, anxiety, muscle spasms, hbp

      VERVAIN: pain, inflammation, constipation

      VITEX: PMS & other female conditions
      Chinese medical herbs, willow bark

      WILLOW BARK: fever, pain, inflammation, heart problems, stroke, women’s issues. Commonly used by consumers who use herbs as medicines instead of OTCs.

      WITCH HAZEL: hemorrhoids, skin problems, sunburn

      YARROW: urinary infections, high blood pressure, women’s issues, heart problems, wounds, diarrhea, stress, anxiety, digestion. Click for more on the wondrous yarrow herb


      YELLOW DOCK: digestion skin conditions, constipation, liver detox