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Herbs & health => Herbs => Topic started by: Saxifrage on March 02, 2015, 02:01:28 am

Title: General health purpose herbs
Post by: Saxifrage on March 02, 2015, 02:01:28 am
While all herbs have general health tonifying qualities, herbs listed here tend to either strengthen or modulate the immune system, destroy parasites & bacteria, stimulate detox, or have general longevity promoting purposes.  Each herb may have different uses so please research carefully.

Astragalus (Astragalus membranaceus)
Bentonite clay (montmorillonite)
Black walnut hull (Juglans nigra)
Gou teng [Chinese Cat's Claw] (Uncaria rhynchophylla)
Peruvian Cats claw [Una de gato] (Uncaria tormentosa)
Chaga mushroom (Inonotus obliquus)
Echinacea (Echinacea angustifolia/purpurea)
Frankincense (Boswellia carterii)
Goldenseal (Hydrastis canadensis)
Jiaogulan (Gynostemma pentaphyllum)
Maitake mushroom [Hen of the woods] (Grifola frondosa)
Milk thistle seeds (Silybum marianum)
Frankincense (Boswellia carterii)
Myrrh (Commiphora myrrha)
Pau d' Arco [Lapacho] (Tabebuia impetiginosa)
Red sage root...