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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



    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