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Dandelion – Benefits and Side Effects

Botanical Name: Taraxacum officinale, Taraxacum mongolicum, Taraxacum palustre, Taraxacum vulgar. Dandelion was first mentioned for its medicinal qualities in the works of Arabian physicians of the tenth and eleventh centuries. These writers speak of it as a form of wild endive, under the name of Taraxacon. The genus name, Taraxacum, is derived from the Greek taraxos, meaning “disorder,” and akos, meaning “remedy”. Dandelion is believed to be one of the bitter herbs in the Passover…

Using White Clover for Food and Medicine

Make the most of common yard weeds by using white clover for food and medicine with these easy tips and recipes and still leaving plenty for the bees.

Myrrh Commiphora molmol                                                                                                                                                                                 More

Myrrh Herb – Health Benefits and Side Effects

Information on the Common and Traditional Uses of the Herb Myrrh (Commiphora myrrha) and Its Side Effects, Medicinal Properties and Health Benefits

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Echinacea – Side Effects and Health Benefits

Botanical Name: Echinacea angustifolia, Echinacea purpurea. Other Common Names: Purple Coneflower, Kansas Snakeroot, black sampson, coneflower, American coneflower. Habitat: Echinecea is native to North America. There are nine types of echinacea in this species of daisy but only a few have a well-documented use in traditional American medicine. Echinacea purpurea does not have the wide variety of indications that E. angustifolia has, which could be because eastern Native American tribes who…

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Sweet Grass – Benefits, Uses and Side Effects

Botanical Name: Hierochloe odorata, Anthoxanthum nitens. Other Common Names: Holy grass, myskgräs, festgræs, reyrgresi, buffalo grass, vanilla grass, vanilla-scented grass, manna grass, Russian buffalo grass, seneca grass, zebrovka, zubrowski, duftendes mariengras, mariengras, hierochloé odorant, hierba de la virgen. Habitat: This plant has a circumboreal distribution, meaning that the species is found in the northern areas of Europe, Asia, and North America. It is usually found growing in…

Medicinal Herb Bogbean

Bogbean – Health Benefits and Side Effects

Botanical Name: Menyanthes trifoliata. Other Common Names: Buckbean, beckbean, march trefoil, marsh clover, water shamrock, bog myrtle, Horblaðka (Icelandic), bukkeblad (Dansih), trébol de agua (Spanish), raate (Finish), trefle des marais (French), Bitterklee (German). Habitat: Bogbean grows wild in Europe, Asia, and North America. The plant grows in wet habitats and can be found in fens, bogs, along verges of ponds, lakes and slow flowing rivers. Description: Bogbean belongs to the plant…

The Medicinal Herb Dill (Anethum graveolens)

Dill Herb Uses, Health Benefits and Side Effects

Botanical Name: Anethum graveolens. Other Common Names Anethumdillaaniseshubiteneldo (Spanish)shih lo (Chinese)dild (Danish)aneth (French). Habitat Dill is probably endemic to the southwestern parts of Asia, where the plant has been known since ancient times. Plant Description Dill is a plant belonging to the celery family (Apiaceae) that can grow up to 40–60 cm in height. It has slender stems and alternate and finely divided, softly delicate leaves around 10–20 cm long. Leaf divisions are…

Iceland Moss (Cetraria islandica)

Iceland Moss – Health Benefits and Side Effects

Botanical Name of Iceland Moss: Cetraria islandica. Other Common Names: Iceland lichen, eryngo-leaved liverwort, Islaendisch Moos (German), Islandslav (Swedish), mousse d’ Islande, lichen d’Islande (French), liquén de Islandia (Spanish), puklérka Islandská (Czech), Islanninjäkälä (Finnish), erba rissa, Lichene Islandico (Italian), and fjallagras (Icelandic). Habitat: Iceland Moss (Cetraria islandica) is a circumpolar lichen abundant throughout the Arctic and mountainous regions of the…

Medicinal Herb Senega Root (Polygala senega)

Senega Root Uses, Benefits and Side Effects

Botanical Name: Polygala senega. Other Common Names: Seneca snakeroot, seneka snakeroot, rattlesnake root, mountain flax, milkwort, northern senega, polygala root, Klapperschlangenwurze (German), serpentaria senegalesa (Spanish), polygala de Virginie (French), senegarot (Swedish). Habitat: Senega root is native to North America and can be found from Newfoundland to Alberta in Canada and from New England to Georgia and Arkansas and west to Dakota in the United States. Description: Senega is a…

Hepatica (Anemone hepatica)

Hepatica – Health Benefits and Side Effects

Botanical Name: Anemone hepatica, Hepatica nobilis. Other Common Names: Kidneywort, liverwort, liverleaf, liverflower, American liverwort, roundlobe hepatica, Leberblümchen (German), hepática (Spanish), skógarblámi (Icelandic), hépatique à trois lobes (French), blåsippa (Swedish). Habitat: The plant is found mainly in Europe. Other species of hepatica can be found in East Asia and North America. Description: Hepatica is a perennial plant of the Ranunculaceae ( or crowfoot family). The green…

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White Willow Bark – Benefits and Side Effects

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Sweet Basil Health Benefits and side Effects

Sweet Basil – Health Benefits and Side Effects

Botanical Name: Ocimum basilicum L. The low-growing bush basil (Ocimum minimum) is a separate species, but it is probably a variant of sweet basil. Much of the herb grown today is a hybrid, a cross between Ocimum basilicum and Ocimum americanum. There are many cultivars of basil that have their own denomination. Other Common Names: Basil, common basil, garden basil, St. Joseph's wort, basilicon, joy of the mountain, basilikum (German), basilic (French), lo-le (Chinese), basilika (Swedish)…

Lemon Grass (Cymbopogon citratus)

Lemon Grass – Side Effects and Health Benefits

Botanical Name of Lemon Grass: Cymbopogon citratus. Other Common Names: Lemongrass, fever grass, sereh, citroengras, te limon, zacate limon, West Indian lemongrass, cana-cidreira, cana-limão, capim-cidró, capim-santo, erva-cidreira, herbe citron, pasto limón, patchuli-falso, verveine des Indes, zacate limón, Zitronengras, citronnelle, tanglad, fever grass, hierba de limon, erba di limone, sera, bhustrina and takra. Habitat: Lemon grass is endemic to Southeast Asia, particularly India, Sri…

The Herb Chickweed (Stellaria media)

Chickweed – Health Benefits and Side Effects

Botanical Name: Stellaria media. Other Common Names Adder’s mouthChick wittlesSatinflowerSercediliSkirt buttonsStar chickweedStarweedTongue grassVogelmuurWhite bird’s wyeWinterweed. Habitat Chickweed is native to Europe and Asia and is now found throughout the world. It is a common hardy plant that easily grows in cropland and fallow fields, lawns and gardens, areas adjacent to buildings, and in waste areas. It prefers partial to full sun, moist to mesic conditions, and moderately fertile…