Tag - Herbal Health

Caulophylum thalictroides

Blue Cohosh

Caulophylum thalictroides Berberidaceae Names : Papoose Root, Squawroot Habitat : USA Collection : The roots and rhizome are collected in the autumn, as at the end of the growing season they are richest in natural chemicals. Part Used : Root &...

Iris versicolor

Blue Flag

Iris versicolor Iridaceae Habitat : Eastern and Central North America, growing in marshy places, producing distinctive blue flowers in spring. Commonly grown in Britain as an ornamental. Collection : The rhizome is best collected in the autumn. Part...

Balmony

Chelone glabra Part Used : Dried aerial parts Constituents : Very little work has been carried out on this plant. Resins and bitters only have been reported. Actions : Cholagogue, hepatic, anti-emetic, stimulant, laxative. Indications : Balmony is...

Menyanthes trifoliata

Bogbean

Menyanthes trifoliata Menyanthaceae Names : Buckbean, Marsh Trefoil. Habitat : Marshy ground in Britain and Europe. Collection : The leaves are best collected between May and July. The maybe dried in the sun or under moderate heat. Part Used :...

Berberis vulgaris

Barberry

Berberis vulgaris Part Used : Bark of root or stem Constituents : Alkaloids of the isoquinoline type, mainly berberine, berbamine and derivatives, berberrubine, bervulcine, columbamine, isotetrandrine, jatrorrhizine, magnoflorine, oxycanthine and...

Peumus boldo

Boldo

Peumus boldo Part Used : Dried leaves. Constituents : Alkaloids, of the isoquinoline type, up to 0.75%, including boldine, isocorydine, N-methyllaurotetanine, norisocorydine, isoboldine, laurolitsine, reticuline & others Volatile oil, containing...

Myrica cerifera

Bayberry

Myrica cerifera Part Used: Bark of root Constituents: The whole complex of primary plant constituents and a characteristic array of secondary plant constituents are present. Pharmacologically important constituents include: triterpenes, flavonoids...

Eupatorium perfoliatum

Boneset

Eupatorium perfoliatum Compositae Names : Feverwort Habitat : N. America Collection : Boneset should be collected as soon as the flowers open in August or September. Part Used : Dried aerial parts Constituents : Sesquiterpene lactones ; eupafolin...

Bearberry

Bearberry

Arctostaphylos uva-ursi Ericaceae Names : Uva Ursi Habitat : Britain, Central and Northern Europe, North America. Collection : The evergreen leaves may be collected throughout the year, but preferably in spring and summer. Part Used : The leaves...

Borago officinalis

Borage

Borago officinalis Boraginaceae Habitat: Indigenous to Great Britain, Europe, and North Africa, naturalized in North America. Collection: The leaves should be gathered when the plant is coming into flower in the early summer. Strip each leaf off...

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