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list of some 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

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


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



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.



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


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


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


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