Hypotensives

These are remedies that reduce elevated blood pressure, tending to normalize both systolic & diastolic levels. They are explored in more depth in the section on the cardio-vascular system.










































Black Cohosh

Motherwort

Black Haw

Nettles

Blue Cohosh

Onion

Buckwheat

Parsley

Cramp Bark

Passion flower

Fenugreek

Siberian Ginseng

Garlic

Skullcap

Hawthorn Berries

Valerian

Linden

Vervain

Mistletoe (European)

Yarrow




Hypotensives & Secondary Actions

Adaptogen: Siberian Ginseng

Alterative: Black Cohosh, Garlic

Anti-Catharral: Fenugreek, Garlic, Onion

Anti-Inflammatory: Black Cohosh, Blue Cohosh, Buckwheat, Valerian

Anti-Microbial: Garlic, Onion, Yarrow

Anti-Spasmodic : Black Cohosh, Black Haw, Blue Cohosh,
Cramp Bark, Garlic, Linden, Motherwort, Passion flower, Skullcap, Valerian, Vervain

Astringent : Black Haw,
Cramp Bark, Linden, Nettles, Yarrow

Bitter: Yarrow

Cardiac Tonic: Buckwheat, Hawthorn Berries,
Motherwort

Carminative: Parsley, Valerian

Cholagogue : Garlic, Vervain

Demulcent: Fenugreek

Diaphoretic: Garlic, Linden, Onion, Vervain, Yarrow

Diuretic : Linden, Nettles, Parsley,
Yarrow

Emmenagogue: Black Cohosh, Blue Cohosh, Motherwort, Parsley

Expectorant:
Fenugreek, Garlic, Onion, Parsley

Galactagogue: Fenugreek

Hepatic: Onion, Vervain

Laxative: Vervain

Nervine: Black Cohosh, Black Haw, Cramp Bark, Linden, Mistletoe(European),
Motherwort, Passion flower, Skullcap, Valerian, Vervain

Tonic: Black Cohosh, Buckwheat, Fenugreek, Garlic,
Hawthorn Berries, Nettles, Onion, Skullcap

Vulnerary: Buckwheat, Fenugreek, Onion



David L. Hoffmann BSc Hons MNIMH Written by David L. Hoffmann BSc Hons MNIMH

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