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Medicinal Plants

Myrrh

Myrrh Botanical ClassificationmyrrhFamily    Burseraceae Genus and specie     Commiphora myrrhaOther names Commiphora molmol, Mo Yoa, balsamodendron and bola.Description of the herb myrrhmyrrh Myrrh is a aromatic spiny shrub with yellow-red flowers, followed by pointed, ellipsoid fruits.Parts used The gum resin and oil are used.Properties Myrrh is a pungent, stimulating, astringent, …

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peony

Botanical:  Paeonia lactifloraFamily:  Paeoniaceae (peony) formerly Ranunculaceae (buttercup/crowfoot)Other common names:  Chinese Peony, Moutan, Tree Peony, Moutan Peony, Mudan If you thought the Peony was only a beautiful flower, think again!  Peony Root has been used in herbal medicine for thousands of years for its tranquilizing effect on the nerves, pain …

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Passion flower

Passion Flower Botanical Name of Passion Flower: Passiflora incarnata Other Common Names: Maypop, passiflora, passionflower.Habitat: Passion flower is native to North, Central, and South America. This plant is mostly tropical, but some varieties may grow in colder climates. Passion flower prefers shaded, dry areas, such as those along fences and …

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Clove

Cloves Studies have shown that Cloves can suppress Candida both in the mouth  and the intestine. As with many other spices, they have been  used to treat  a variety of ailments through the ages, including indigestion, diarrhea, hernia,  and ringworm. Cloves come from the evergreen  clove tree, indigenous to Indonesia …

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Witch hazel

Witch hazel Witch hazel, a tried-and-true, oldie-but-goodie, is a clear liquid that can work as an astringent to clean the face. But that’s just the beginning. Witch hazel is used to treat everything from bruises to hemorrhoids. The formula is made from the leaves and bark of a tree that …

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Mint

Medicinal Uses For Nausea, Gas, Motion Sickness, Headaches Mint is one of the most well known herbs and a popular flavor. However, this herb also has a long history of medicinal uses for sore throats, cramps, skin spots and more. Mint has been an important herb for centuries. It was …

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Heal-All

Heal-AllPrunella vulgaris Other Names:  Prunella, All-Heal, Hook-Heal, Self Heal, Slough-Heal, Brunella, Heart of the Earth, Blue Curls, Carpenter-weed, Common Selfheal, Consolida Minor, Lance Selfheal, Sicklewort, Woundwort, Xia Ku Cao    Habitat Heal All is a perennial herb found throughout Europe, Asia, Japan and the U. S., and most temperate climates. Its …

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Jasmine

Jasmine Jasmine is a well known decorative and aromatic shrub and it is popular with number of uses and applications. Among the various uses of Jasmine, the most important of all is its medicinal use. The fragrance of the flower can be used to uplift the essential vital energy of …

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