Blurbs on Herbs

Ashwagandha

An Ayurvedic herb that improves the way your body manages stress. It reduces cortisol levels, helping with anxiety and depression. This ancient root also increases concentration and energy levels. It has both anti-cancer and anti-inflammatory properties.

Blue Vervain

Blue Vervain soothes the nervous system, detoxification, reduces stress and depression, stimulates the liver, lowers inflammation and protects the immune system.

Borage

Also known as a starflower, Borage is great for arthritis, coughs, PMS and depression. This herb is also beneficial for hair and skin conditions.

Carob

Carob is rich in calcium, fiber and protein. It has a chocolate taste without caffeine. It has anti-diarrhea properties and is an excellent source of vitamins, antioxidants and minerals.

Chamomile

Chamomile is a natural sedative with antiseptic properties, loaded with antioxidants and had many beneficial uses. It helps with relaxation, menstrual pain, cold symptoms, mild skin issues and inflammation.

Cinnamon

Loaded with antioxidants, cinnamon is known to reduce the risk of heart disease by lowering cholesterol. It is anti-inflammatory and promoted brain health. It is anti-microbial, anti-cancer and helps with metabolism.

Dandelion Leaf

Dandelion is used for muscle aches, loss of appetite, gallstone pain, upset stomach, joint pain. It can be used as a laxative and to increase urine production, which is why you see it in a lot of detox teas. It had been known as a liver detoxifier and is also loaded with vitamins and minerals, including iron, calcium, magnesium and potassium.

Elderberry

Elderberry stems, seeds and leaves are considered poisonous, however, the berries are loaded with antioxidants and and immune system boosting properties. It helps fight colds, UTIs, allergies, infections and the flu.

Ginger

Ginger is known for it’s anti-inflammatory, anti-nausea and stomach settling properties. It reduces muscle pain and soreness and is loaded with antioxidants, reducing heart disease and helping with joint health.

Hibiscus leaf

Hibiscus leaves are packed with vitamin C and antioxidants. It has a vibrant red color and helps prevent cancer and may fight bacteria. It lowers both blood pressure and blood fat levels, making it beneficial for the heart. Also great for liver disease and constipation.

Holy Basil

Holy Basil is great for reducing stress and anxiety. It also helps with inflammation. It is relaxing and has antioxidants. Also known as Tulsi, Holy Basil is superfood herb known for Ayurvedic medicinal use. It regulates stress hormones cortisol and adrenaline, which can act as a catalyst for poor immune response.

Lavender

Lavender is an antispasmodic herb that is also calming and relaxing. It is antiseptic and can help heal insect bites and minor burns, as well as ease depression and insomnia.

Lemon Balm

Lemon Balm eases stress and anxiety. It is also great for heartburn, indigestion, cold sores, insomnia and high cholesterol. It has a naturally calming effect.

Maca Root

Maca increases stamina, balances deficiencies and supports fertility by balancing hormones for both men and women. This root is great for the immune system and circulation and is rich in vitamins and minerals. Maca has a sweet, creamy butterscotch taste.

Marshmallow Leaf

Marshmallow leaf and root are commonly used for stomach ulcers, diarrhea, pain and inflammation of the stomach lining, constipation and to help with pain and inflammation of the mucous membranes of the lungs. It is also great for hair.

Milk Thistle

Milk Thistle is great for enzymatic therapy, promoting liver health and gallbladder support. It helps with environmental and drug toxins.

Mimosa

Mimosa is a rescue remedy that reduces redness, soothes discomfort, topically reduces pain and is emotionally uplifting.

Motherwort

Motherwort helps with heart failure, irregular and fast heartbeats, anxiety and hyperthyroidism. It is a vasodilator.

Nettle Leaf

Nettle leaf has tons of vitamins and minerals and is a microbial, anti-inflammatory plant. It is analgesic, a pain reliever. Nettle is also a powerful antioxidant.

Nutmeg

Nutmeg relives pain, indigestion and insomnia. It can improve skin quality, support immune health, circulation and cognitive function.

Oat Straw

Oat straw is highly nutritional, great for brain health and relieves stress. It will improve digestion, boost cognitive function and calm the nervous system while naturally rich in vitamins.

Plantain Leaf

Plantain is a backyard herb that relieves inflamed skin, insect bites, bee stings, poison ivy, allergy rashes, eczema, sores and bruises.

Skullcap

Skullcap is great for insomnia, anxiety, withdrawal and nervous tension.

Staphysagria

Staphysagria is a great homeopathic remedy for PTSD, anger, anxiety, depression and is used for healing and emotional health.

Turmeric

Turmeric has been used for thousands of years. Best known for anti-inflammatory properties, improving brain function and lowering heart disease. It is anti-aging, anti-cancer and helps reduce depression.

Yarrow

Yarrow is soothing for gastrointestinal issues, fevers, circulation, shortens cold and flu duration and when topically used, it can treat slow wound healing. It can also relieve inflammation and congestion in the uterus, which is associated with pain.

*Legal disclaimer:  These herbs and products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. All information presented here is not meant as a substitute for information from healthcare practitioners. Please consult your healthcare professional about potential interactions or other possible complications before using any product or herb.