Materia Medica: Dandelion

    Common Names: Dandelion Priest’s Crown Swine’s Snout Botanical Names: Taraxacum Officinale   Family name: Asteraceae Actions: Choleretic Appetite stimulant Digestive bitter Cholagogue Mild purgative Hepatic Tonic Lymphatic Alterative Demulcent Diuretic...

Materia Medica: Peppermint

  Common Names: Mint Peppermint Botanical Names: Mentha Piperita Family name: Lamiaceae (Mint Family) Actions: Digestive Carminative Antispasmodic Diaphoretic Anti-emetic Mild sedative Emmenagogue Peripheral vasodilator Mildly anaesthetic and antiseptic Analgesic...

Materia Medica: Lavender

    Common Names: Common Lavender French Lavender True Lavender Lavender Botanical Names: Lavandula Angustifolia Family name: Lamiaceae (Mint Family) Actions: Aromatic Relaxing Nervine Carminative Sedative/Anxiolytic Antimicrobial Antioplastic Effects Antispasmodic...

Materia Medica: Jasmine

Jasmine   Common Names: Jasmine Common Jasmine White Jasmine Botanical Names: Jasminum Officinale Actions: Anti-Depressant Antiseptic Aphrodisiac Antispasmodic Anti-inflammatory Cicatrisant Expectorant Galactagogue Parturient Uterine Sedative Aromatic Parts used:...

Materia Medica: Chamomile

  Common Names: German Chamomile Roman Chamomile Chamomile Camomile   Botanical Names: Matricaria Recutita (German Chamomile) Anthemis Nobilis (Roman Chamomile)   Parts Affected: Gastrointestinal Tract Nervous System   Actions: Analgesic Anodyne Antibacterial...