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A Directory of Herbs and their therapeutic properties.

Herbs can be used as a safe way of avoiding illness, supporting our health, retaining our vitality and preventing the developement of many diseases. Herbal remedies can help maintain the body in a state of health and help it to naturally fend off disease. There are over two thousand plants in the Western world alone that can be used in Herbal Medicine.
We have listed some of the more popular herbs and their uses.

 

Aloe Vera
(
Aloe Vera)

Aloe Vera is a versatile herbal remedy and has a long history of popular use. It comes from the aloe vera plant.....more

Angelica (Angelica archagelica)
Angelica has a long history of use as a medicinal herb, used to stimulate gastric secretion, reduce flatulence, and treat rheumatic, skin disorders and problems with blood circulation.....more

Arnica
(Arnica montana)

Arnica is one of those herbs that are only used externally. Usually found in Scandinavian meadows, at altitudes of up to 3000m, this herb is quite rare but an important part of local herbology in those places where it is grown. ....more
Basil
(Ocimum basilicum)

Basil is a spicy herb often used in cooking, basil belongs to the mint family.....more
Bitter Melon
(Momordica charantia) 

The bitter melon is a native plant of countries in southern Asia, and the plant is very common throughout all the tropical regions around the world.....more  
Black Cohosh
(Cimicifuga racemosa)  


Black Cohosh has traditionally been used to calm the nervous system by nourishing blood vessels.....more  
Borage
(Borago officinalis)

Borage is a hardy annual plant that grows in Europe and the eastern United States. The plant's leaves, stems, flowers, and especially are used medicinally.....more
Echinacea
(Echinacea angustifolia)

Scientific studies recognise Echinacea is a strong immune system booster.....more
Ginkgo Biloba
(Ginkgo biloba)

Ginkgo is an extremely long-lived tree, perhaps the oldest known tree species it has existed in the Chinese mainland for more than 200 million years and has a long historical and traditional use as a herbal remedy.....more



 

 

 

 

 

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