Medicinal and Culinary Herbs

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					                             Medicinal & Culinary Herbs
Herbs listed in this section have been used by humans for their medicinal or culinary properties. They may also
have psychoactive properties, but these are generally much milder than for those plants listed in the Psychoactive
Plants section.
                   COMMON NAME            GENUS / SPECIES                          USES
                   ALBIZIA           Albizia julibrissin          Depression; Anxiety
                   ALOES             Aloe vera                    Burns
                   ANISE             Pimpinella anisum            Expectorant
                   ARROWROOT         Maranta arundinaceae         .
                   BLACK COHOSH Cimicifuga racemosa               Menopause
                   BLACK
                                     Ribes nigrum                 .
                   CURRANT
                   BORAGE            Borago officinalis           Anti-inflammatory, Expectorant
                   BRYONIA           Bryonia spp.                 Purgative
                   CALAMUS           Acorus calamus               Stomach Problems
                   CALENDULA         Calendula officinalis        Cramps, Gas, Toothaches
                   CARAWAY           Carum carvi                  .
                   CATNIP            Nepeta cataria               Cold, Flu, Stomach Upset
                                                                  Anxiety, Indigestion, Sore
                   CHAMOMILE         Chamaemelom nobile           Throats
                   CLOVES            .                            .
                   COMFREY           Symphytum officinale         Skin, Wounds, Ulcers
                   DAMIANA           Turnera aphrodisiaca         Depression, Anxiety
                   ECHINACEA         Echinacea augustifolia       Infections, Respiration
                   EUCALYPTUS        Eucalyptus globulus          Respiration, Expectorant
                   EYEBRIGHT         Euphrasia officinalis        Eyes, Astringent
                                     Chrysanthemum
                   FEVERFEW                                       Fever, Headaches
                                     parthenium
                   FOXGLOVE          Digitalis purpurea           Heart Medications
                   GALANGAL          Alpinia officinarum          Aphrodisiac, Stomachs
                   GARLIC            Allium sativum               Anti-bacterial
                   GINGER            Zingiber officinale          Cramps, Fevers, Bad Circulation
                   GINSENG           Panax quinquefolius          Blood Pressure, Depression
                   GOLDEN SEAL       Hydrastis canadensis         Gastritis, Skin
                   HEMLOCK           Conium maculatum             Poison
                   HOPS              Humulus lupulus              Beer Ingredient
                   HYDRANGEA         Hydrangea paniculata         .
                   JOJOBA            Simmondsia chinensis         Shampoo
                   LAVENDER          Melissa officinalis          Anxiolytic, Sedative, Nootropic
                   LEMON BALM        Lavandula angustifolia       Depression, Fatigue, Headaches
                   LICORICE          Glycyrrhiza glabra           Coughs, Ulcers, Cramps
                   MILK THISTLE      Silybum marianum             Liver Problems
                   MIRACLE
                                     Synsepalum dulcificum        Sweetener
                   BERRY
                   MINT              Mentha spp.                  Nausea, Ulcers, Fevers, Colds
MUGWORT         Artemisia vulgaris         Dreaming
MULBERRY        Morus spp.                 Laxative, Hallucinogen
MULUNGU         Erythrina mulungu          Depression, Tension, Anxiety
NIGHTSHADE      Solanacea family           .
NOOTKA LUPINE Fabaceae family              .
PENNYROYAL      Mentha pulegium            Fever, Gas, Coughs
PERIWINKLE      Vinca spp                  Vascular tonic, Purgative
SAGE            Salvia officinalis         Sore Throat, Indigestion
ST JOHN'S
                Hypericum perforatum       Anxiolytic
WORT
UVA URSI        Arctostaphylos uva-ursi    Urinary Tract Infections, Ulcers
VALERIAN        Valeriana officinalis      Tension, Anxiety, Cramps
VERVAIN         Verbena officinalis        Tension, Depression, Seizures
YARROW          Achillea millefolium       Fevers, Blood Pressure
OTHER HERBS     Synsephalum dulcificum     Taste Altering



                    GENERAL INFORMATION #


                    Medicinal Herbs Image Vault


               Ethnobotany : Medicinal Use of Plants


                                BOOKS #


                          The Honest Herbal


                   The Complete Ilustrated Herbal


                    Magic and Medicine of Plants


             Rodale's Illustrated Encyclopedia of Herbs


              The Drug and Natural Medicine Advisor


                            A Modern Herbal


                          The Holistic Herbal


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                 OFF-SITE RESOURCES


                PRIMARY RESOURCES #


              Botanical.com : A Modern Herbal


              SECONDARY RESOURCES #


            Personal Health Zone's Herb Pages


                 The Herbal Encyclopedia


                       MedHerb.com


                         HerbNet


                Herbs Research Foundation


               Henrietta's Herbal Homepage


                         HerbMed


              Purdue University : New Crops


      Herbs : Department of Horticulture at Penn State


                  Chinese Herb Dictionary


                          LAW #


European Medicines Agency (EMEA) Herbal Medicinal Products


                 OTHER RESOURCES #


      National Standard: Food, Herbs and Supplements


        Potential side effects of herbal supplements
                  Classification of plants


             Amazon Plants, Drugs & People


      Links to Information about Plants Toxic to Cats


                        HISTORY #


                   Plant Trivia Timeline


         RESEARCH & JOURNAL ARTICLES #


      International Journal of Naturopathic Medicine


HerbalGram : The Journal of the American Botanical Council


                   ORGANIZATIONS #


                American Herbalist Guild


               American Botanical Council

				
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