Herbal Database M-O
Marigold – Calendula Officinalis L
Helps relieve diaper rash (ointment), mild germ killing action makes it good for earaches.
Marshmallow Root – Althaea officinalis
Soothes inflamed or sore gums.
Meadowsweet – Filipendula ulmaria
Reduces stomach acids, soothes the digestive tract, reduces nausea.
Milk Thistle – Silybum marianum
The chemical silymarin found in milk thistle not only shields the liver from damage but also aids in the regeneration of liver tissue. commonly used for hepatitis and cirrhosis.
Myrrh – Commiphora myrrha
Helps to fight infections in mononucleosis and mouth ulcers.
Nettle -Urtica dioica L.
Helps to increase milk production in nursing mothers, relieves inflammation and clears up teary eyes, runny nose, scratchy throat and chest congestion in hay fever.
(Do not take if you have high blood pressure)
Onion – Allium cepa L.
Raises good HDL cholesterol, blood thinner.
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