Health Terms,Their Meaning & Associated Herbs

Analygesic, Anodyne - These herbs help releive pain:
Skullcap, Valarian, Passion Flower, celery seed, black seed, pepper

Antacid - These herbs help neutralize excess acid in the stomach and intestinal tract:
Fennel, Catnip, Dandelion,Slippery Elm

Antihelmintic - These herbs destroy or expel worms from the digestive tract:
Garlic, Onion, Thyme, Black Walnut

Anticatarrahal - These herbs elimimate or conteract the build-up of excess mucus and catarrahal from sinus or other upper respiratory tissue:
Eyebright, Echinacea, Garlic, Black Pepper, Cayenne, Sage, Yarrow, Yerba Mate', Slippery Elm

Anti-emetic - These herbs decrease nausea and help relieve or prevent vomiting:
Lemon Balm, Peppermint, Ginger, Fennel, Dill

Anti-inflammatory - These herbs help reduce inflamation:
Calendula, Licorice, Chamomile, Hibiscus

Anti-microbial - These herbs help the body's immune system destroy or resist pathogenic micro-organisms:
Echinacea, Garlic, Anise, Clove, Peppermint, Rosemary, Thyme

Bitter - These herbs stimulate the secretion of digestive juices, and stimulate the action of the liver:
Hops, Mugwort, Dandelion, Milk Thistle

Carminative - These herbs increase intestinal peristalsis:
Anise, Fennel, Chamomile, Peppermint, Caraway, Ginger

Demulcent - Thses herbs relax and soothe the tissue of the digestive tract and reduce inflammation and irritation in the respiratory tract:
Comfrey, Slippery Elm

Diaphoretic - These herbs act to increase sweat, bringing the heat and inflammation outward to the surface of the skin:
Elderberry, Yarrow, Ginger, Peppermint, fenugreek

Expectorant - These herbs help remove excess mucus from the respiratory system:
Licorice, Hyssop, Elderberry, Garlic, Slippery Elm

Febrifuge - These herbs assist the body to reduce fevers:
Catnip, Elderberry, Peppermint, Feverfew, Self Heal

Hypotensive - These herbs help reduce elevated blood pressure:
Onion, Garlic, Yarrow, Cinnamon, Hawthorn, Catuaba Bark,Hibiscus

Laxative and Aperient - These herbs help stimulate bowel action:
Senna, Yellow Dock

Nervine - These herbs can both stimulate and relax the nervous system:
Chamomile, Hops, Yerba Mate, Holy or Sacred Basil(Tulsi)

Sedative - These herbs calm the nervous system:
Valerian, Scullcap, Passion Flower, Black Cohosh

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