Healing Herbs: Top 7 Winter Flowers

Healing Herbs: Top 7 Winter Flowers

Healing Herbal Properties Lavender: Antidepressant, analgesic, antiseptic, expectorant Jasmine: Antiseptic, antidepressant, anstispasmodic, analgesic Calendula: Anti-microbial, anti-fungal, anti-viral, immunostimulant Violas: Anti-inflammatory, anti-microbial,...

The Herbs Dictionary: M

Maturating An herb that helps to mature or “bring to a head” boils or carbuncles Mucilaginous An herb that has a soothing effect on inflamed mucous membranes Myotic An herb that causes the contraction of the pupilsand diminution of ocular tension Menstruum A natural...
The Herbs Dictionary: N

The Herbs Dictionary: N

Nauseant An herb that causes nausea and vomiting See Also: Emetic Nervine An herb that calms the nerves, and alleviates tension and anxiety. Nervine Herbs: Ashwagandha Gudmar...
The Herbs Dictionary: O

The Herbs Dictionary: O

Oleoresins An aromatic fluid obtained by extracting resinous materials from the secretions of various trees and plants using organic solvents. Examples Capsicum Ginger Paprika Black pepper   Oil Infusion A commonly-used method for extracting oil-soluble compounds...
The Herbs Dictionary: P

The Herbs Dictionary: P

Parasiticide An herb that destroys parasites See Also: Germicide, Antiparasitic Pectoral An herb that relieves respiratory conditions   Poultice A topical herbal preparation that is applied directly onto an infection or wound, and held in place with a wet...