Herbal Database D-F
Dandelion -Taraxacum officinale L.
Gentle laxative, well recognized liver remedy, rich in minerals and iron, helps to prevent iron deficiency anemia.
Devil’s Claw -Harpagophytum procumbens
Anti-inflammatory arthritis remedy.
(Do not take Devils Claw during pregnancy)
Dong Quai -Angelica sinensis
Gynecological and menstrual problems, regulates menstrual cycle, eases cramping and suppresses PMS. Rich in Vitamins A, B12 and E. May help to prevent anemia.
Echinacea -Echinacea Angustifolia
Stimulates the immune system, great for bacterial and viral infections. relieves laryngitis.
Elderberry – Sambucus canadensis
Great cold remedy.. high in vitamins A B and C
Elecampane – Inula Helenium
Relieves arthritis, bronchitis, helps in expelling phlegm. Soothes the larynx and lungs.
Eucalyptus oil -Eucalyptus globulus L.
Relieves arthritis pain when rubbed on skin.
(Do not take internally. Do not rub on broken or irritated skin)
Evening Primrose Oil
Useful to alcoholics to help prevent mood swings, anxiety and liver damage. also treats chronic fatigue syndrome.
Eye Bright – Euphrasia officinalis
Relieves sore itchy eyes due to allergies (especially hay fever) help to treat minor eye ailments (conjunctivitis).
Fennel – Foeniculum vulgare
Fenugreek – Trigonella foenum-graecum L
Coughs and colds, sore throats, helps prevent and treat diabetes.
Feverfew – Tanacetum parthenium
Can reduce the frequency and severity of migraine headaches. It works effectively only if taken daily. It wont help if taken once you have a migraine.
Fo-ti – Polygonum multiflorum
(Also known as ho-shou-wu) rejuvenating tonic, increases fertility, enhances strength and vitality. Protects against heart disease and prevents heart attacks by reducing blood pressure. Has anti-clotting properties.
Please Read: Our herbal database is not to be considered medical advice. We intend it to be used only as a starting point for your research on herbs and encourage you to explore all information available about a particular herb before you begin treatments.
Always consult your doctor before beginning any herbal treatment as they are the best ones to address how these herbal treatments may effect any ongoing medical conditions you may have.
Author: PioneerThinking – Ingredient for a Simple Life