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Medicinal herbs

Woodland medicinal herbs

Our herb list is based on books by Juliette de Bairacli Levy. This is a basic list of herbs that are useful for medicinal properties and for eating in most cases.

Medicinal Herbs

Adders Tongue - ophioglossum vulgatium apply to wounds.

Agrimony - Agrimonia eupatoria - used for jaundice.

Alder - Alnus glutinosa - reduce swelling.

Afalfa- Medicago sativa - stanima.

Aloes- Aloe vera - used for burns.

Angelica- Archangelica officialis - digestion.

Anise - Pinmpinella anisum digestion.

Asparagus - Asparagud officinalis - urinary troubles.

Balm - Mellisa officinalis - general use.

Barley - Hordeum pratense - blood disorders.

Basil - Ocimum basilicum - indigestion.

Bilberry - Vaccinium myrtillus dysentary.

Bindweed - Convolvulus arvensis - tonic blood.

Bistort - Polygonum bistorta - root astringent.

Blackberry Rubis fruticosis - Blood tonic

Boneset - Eupatorium perfoliatum helps bones.

Borage - Borago officinalis digestive

Broom - Cytisus scoparius increase urine.

Burdock - Arctium lappa Blood disorders

Burnet - Sunguisorba officinalis skin issues.

Cactus prickly pear - Opuntia ficus-indica dysentary

Calendula - Calendula officinalis-infection.

Candytuff - Iberis amara - Rheumatism.

Caper Capparis spinosa - appetite.

Caraway - Carum carvi digestion.

Carrot- Daucus carota cancer vitamin a.

Castor oil plant - Ricinus communis laxitive.

Catnip - Nepeta cataria - pain relief soothing.

Cayenne pepper- Capsicum annuum - internal disinfectant.

Celery - Apium graveolens - pains.

Centaury - Erythraca centaurium - blood impurities.

Chamomile - Chamaemelum nobile - soothing tonic.

Chervil - Anthriscus cerefolium - memory depression.

Chichweed Stellaria medua - inflammation.

Chicory - Cichorium intybus - mineral replenish.

Chives - Allium schoenopraesum - blood cleanser.

Cleavers - Galium aparine - urine issues.

Clover red - Trifolium pratense - restoring nerves.

Cinquefoil - Potentilla canadensis - seditive epilepsy.

Coltsfoot - Tussilago farfara - expels mucus.

Comfrey - Symphytum officinale - lungs.

Coriander - Coriandrum sativum indigestion.

Corn - Zea mays - poultice.

Cornflower Centaurea cyanus - chronic inflammation.

Couch grass- Agropyron repens - kidney tonic.

Cowslip - Primula veris - Seditive epilepsy.

Crabapple Malus sylvestris - diarrhea .

Cranesbell- Geranium maculatum - astringent.

Current black - Ribes nigrum - good mineral source.

Daisy Bellis perennis - Treatment for wounds.

Dandelion- Taxaxacum officinalis- skin problems.

Dill - Anetheum graveolens - digestion.

Dock, red - Rumex aquaticus - skin inflammation.

Dom Christ-thorn Jujube - high blood pressure.

Echinacea - Purple cornflower - immunity.

Elder - Sambucus nigra - Cold - eyes.

Elecampane, lesser- Invula viscosa - expell mucus.

Eyeblight - Euphrasia officinalis - eye imflammantion.

Fenugreek - Trigonella foenum-graecum - poultice.

Fennel- Foeniculum vulgare - laxaitive.

Fern male - Dryopteris filixmas - expels worms.

Fern, maidenhair - Adiantum capillus - veneris - for cough.

Fern, royal- Osmunda regalis - cough lungs.

Feverfew - Chrysanthemum prthenium - migrane headache.

Flaxseed Linseed - Linum usitatissimum - strengthens body.

Foxglove- Digitalis purpurea - Heart .

Fumitory - Fumaria officinalis - liver.

Garlic - Allium sativum - expels worms.

Gentian - Gentiana campestris - purifies blood.

Geranium

Ginger - nausea dizziness.

Ginsing, AmericanPanax quinquefolius - American ginseng is a perennial herb. Its leaves occur in a whorl at the top of the single stem, and each leaf is palmately compound, with 3 to 5 leaflets. Small, insignificant greenish-white flowers emerge in May–July on a stalk emerging from the base of the whorl of leaves. A cluster of red berries is produced in middle to late summer or early fall.

Goldenrod - Solidago virgaurea - flights infection.

Goldenseal - Hydrastis canadensis - malaria.

Ground ivy - Glechoma hederacea - imflamed eyes.

Gypsywort - Lycopus europaeus - liver.

Hawthorne - Hyoscyamus niger - heart nerves.

Heather - Erica - heart eyes.

Henbane - Hyoscyamus niger - Lycopus europaeus - liver.

Henna - Lawsonia Lythraceae - Hair dye.

Herb Robert - treament for hemmorage.

Gypsywort - Lycopus europaeus - liver.

Hawthorne - Hyoscyamus niger - heart nerves.

Hollyhock - Alcea rosea - imflammed areas.

Holy thistle - Cnicus benedictus - depression.

Honeysuckle - Lonicera periclymenum - heart tonic.

Hops - Humulus lupulus - sleep inducer.

Horehound white - Marrubium vulgare - throat lung remedy.

Horseradish- Cochlearia armoracia - expels worms.

Horsetail - Equisetum arvense - internal inflammation.

Hound's Tongue - Cnoglossum officinale - treats cough mucus.

Houseleek - Sempervivum tectorum - rashes.

Hydrangea - Hydrangea aborescens - gland disorders.

Hyssop - Hyssopus officinalis - body cleanser.

Iceland moss - Cetraria islandica - Tuberculuosis.

Iris - Hermodactylus tuberosus - liver tonic.

Ivy - Hedera helix -imflammed joints.

Kale - Brassica oleracea - strengthen body.

Knapweed - Centaurea nigra - nosebleeds.

Lady's mantle - Alchemilla vulgaris - female organs.

Larkspur - Delphinium consolida - kills lice.

Laurel - Laurus nobilis - digestion.

Lavender - Lavandula vera - asthma remedy

Lemon - Citrus limon - fever.

Lily of the Valley - Convallaria majalis - heart circulation.

Liquorice Glycyrrhiza glabra - cough.

Lobelia - Lobelia inflata - quells spasms.

Mallow, Marsh - Althaca officinalis - lung complaints.

Marigold - Calendula officinalis - circulation.

Marjoram - Origanum vulgare - relieves a cough.

Meadowsweet - Filipendula ulmaria - blood disorders.

Mignonette Reseda lutea - calm nerves.

Milk Thistle- Silybum marianum - treats blood diseases.

Milkwort - Polygala vulgaris - increase milk flow.

Mint - Mentha viridis - brightens spirits.

Mistletoe european- Viscum album - epilepsy.

Mullein - Verbascum thapsus - chest ailments.

Mustard - Brassica nigra - antiseptic.

Myrtle- Myrtus communis - general tonic.

Nasturtium - Tropaeolum majus - Stimulates appetite.

Oats - Avena sativa - bone building.

Orchis, early purple - Dactylorhiza maculata - weaning infants.

Pansy - Viola tricolor - heart tonic.

Parsley - Petroselinum sativum - Cancer prevention.

Parsnip wild - Pastinaca sativa - nutritive in illness.

Passionflower - Passiflora incarnata - seditive.

Pennyroyal - Mentha pulegium - expel mucus.

Peony - Paeonia officinalis - epilepsy nerves.

Peppermint - Mentha piperita - stimulating drink.

Periwinkle - Vinca major - dry deep wounds.

Pimpernel scarlet - Anagallis arvensis -stings bites.

Plantain - Plantago major - poison ivy treatment.

Poppy - Papaver rhoeas - respiration.

Primrose - Primula vulgaris - ankle pain.

Pumpkin - Cucurbita maxima - tapeworm treatment.

Purslane - Portulaca oleracea - treatment for illness.

Queen of the meadow - Eupatorium purpureum - rheumatic complaints.

Quince - Cydonia oblonga - cleanse internal organs.

Raspberry - Rubus idaeus - female organs.

Reed great reed - Arudo phragmites - urinary complaints.

Rhubarb Wild - Mentha piperita - stimulating drink.

Rock rose - Helianthemum canadense - venereal disease .

Rose briar - Rosaceae - Cosmetics lotions.

Rosemary - Rosmarinus officinalis - heart tonic.

Rue - Ruta graveolens - epilepsy.

Rye grass - Secala cereale - high nutrition.

Safflower - Carthamus tinctorius - jaundice.

Sage - Salvia officinalis - restore vitality.

Saint Johns Wort - Hypericum perforatum - depression.

Sanical - Sanicula marianadica - wounds.Cassis

Santolina - Saontolina species - wounds.

Sea holly - Eryngium maritimum - liver ailments- antiseptic.

Sea Lavender - Mentha piperita - stop bleeding.

Senna - Cassis acutifolia - laxitive.

Shepherds purse - Capsella bursa-pastoris - stops bleeding.

Skullcap - Scutellaria galericulata - nerve remedy.

Sloe black thorne - Prunus spinosa - seditive.

Snowdrop - Galanthus nivalis - frostbite.

Soapwort - Mentha piperita - soap substitute.

Sorrel - Rumex acetosa - inflammation.

Southernwood - Artemisia abrotanum - female complaints.

Sow thistle - Sonchus arvensis - skin disorders.

Speedwell - Veronica officinalis - excess mucus.

Spagnum moss - Spagnum cymbifolium - surgical dressing.

Stonecrop - Sedum acre - epilepsy.

Strawberry - Fragaria vesca - nreve tonic.

Summer savory - Satureja hortensis - reproduction.

Sweet Cicely - Osmorhiza longistylis - Restore appetite.

Sweet flag - Acorus calamus - gastritis dysentary.

Snowdrop - Galanthus nivalis - frostbite.

Sweet gale - Myrica galr - depression.

Teasel - Dipsacus fullorum - eye tonic.

Thrift - Armeria vulgarus - depression.

Thyme - Thymus serpyllum - antiseptic.

Toadfox - Linaria vulgaris - kidneys.

Traveler's joy - Clematis virginiana - for pain.

Valerian- Valeriana officinlis - epilepsy.

Verbena - Lippia citrodora - nerve tonic.

Vervain - Verbena officinalis - fevers.

Vine wild grape - Vitis vinifera - general illness.

Violet sweet - Viola odorata - tumors boils.

Watercress - Nasturtium officinalis - mineral suppliment.

Wheat - Triticum - skin treamnet.

White pond lily - Nymphaea alba - expells mucus.

Wintergreen - Pyrola secunda - bladder kidneys.

Witch hazel - Hammamelis virginiana - nosebleeds.

Wood betony Stachys officinalis - headache.

Woodruff - Asperula odorata - poor memory.

Wood sage - Teucrium scorodonia - blood cleaning tea.

Wood sorrel Oxalis acetosella - antiseptic.

Wormwood - Artemisia absinthium - insecticide.

Yarrow - Achillea millefolium - skin disorders.

Yellow rocket - Barbarea vulgaris - immunity.


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