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DISCLAIMER: These pages are presented solely for INFORMATION purposes and to provide stern warnings against use where appropriate. No claims are made for the efficacy of any herb nor for any historical herbal treatment. In no way can the information provided here take the place of the standard, legal, medical practice of any country. Additionally, some of these plants are extremely toxic and should be used only by licensed professionals who have the means to process them properly into appropriate pharmaceuticals. One final note: many plants were used for a wide range of illnesses in the past, but be aware that many of the historical uses have proven to be ineffective for the problems to which they were applied.



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= Denotes a POISONOUS agent/s. Professionals only! These agents are more common in Chinese medicine where they are especially processed to render them safe, or else used in homeopathic tinctures which are safe to take. There are also instances where one component of the plant is safe, as in the Castor Bean which is deadly, but its oil is safe to use.
Consider this page a starting point for your research and/or discussion with your medical professional as it cannot endorse the herbs which have been used traditionally for these conditions.
If you have a better link than the ones I have provided, please let me know.
The DO FIRST section will lead you to professional medical pages online for more information on the topic.
The HOW TO USE/MORE INFO section will take you to a more in depth discussion of the ways to use natural agents. Although not always stated, more information can be obtained on the individual herb pages.
The Healthline links are not all the same; they will take you to pages related to the specific topics.

Cachexia Central Nerv Sys Children Chronic Fatigue Syn Cold/Flu Consciousness Cough
Cancer Chest Problems Cholera Cirrhosis Colon Contusions Cramps/Spasms
Carpal Tunnel Syn Chickenpox Cholesterol Coeliac Disease Coma Convalescence Croup
Catarrh Childbirth Chorea Cold Conditions/Chill Congestion Convulsion Cyst
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CACHEXIA
A wasted, or emaciated state brought on by a serious or prolonged illness.
TYPE DO FIRST NATURAL AGENTS HOW TO USE/MORE INFO
GENERAL Requires professional help. See Healthline Astragalus hoantchy; Balmony, Indian; Black Musli; Chicory See individual herb pages plus Wasting Diseases
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CANCER
A general term for any malignancy.
For all cancers professional medical care is required.
TYPE DO FIRST NATURAL AGENTS HOW TO USE/MORE INFO
GENERAL See Healthline Agrimony; Alfalfa; Angelica; Apple; Apricot; Aquilaria; Ash, Prickly; Ash, Prickly Southern; Asparagus; Asparagus, Chinese; Aspen, Quaking; Aster, Red-stalked; Astragalus; Balsam; Barberry, Amur; Barberry, Common; Beechdrops; Beet; Birch Mushroom; Bistort; Blackberry Lily; Black Haw; Bogbean; Buchu; Bunchberry; Burdock; Burnut; Calendula; Carrot, Wild; Catnip; Cat's Claw; Celandine; Chamomile; Chickweed; Cleavers; Corn; Cumin; Garlic; Monarda; Poppy; Reishi; Sage, Wild Meadow; Selfheal; Sorrel; Suma; Thistle, Blessed; Walnut, Black; Walnut, English; Wrinkled Giant Hyssop (see Anise Hyssop)
= Alder Buckthorn; Arum; Bloodroot; Blue Flag; Centipede, Vietnamese; Hemlock; May Apple; Melon, Bitter Indochinese
See Cancer
BOWELS See Healthline Carrot; Carrot, Wild Same as above plus Bowels and Intestines
BREAST See Healthline Apricot, Japanese; Atractylodes macrocephela (tumor); Blackberry Lily; Cleavers; Clover, Red; Yew (taxol)
= Belladonna, Japanese; Bloodroot
See Cancer and Breast
CERVICAL See Healthline Atractylodes macrocephela (tumors); Bur Reed
= Arum
See individual herb pages
CHEMOTHERAPY
(as supporting part of)
See Healthline Astragalus; Basil, Holy (nausea); Cannabis (nausea); Vetch, Yellow (see Astragalus) Same as above
LEUKEMIA See Healthline Astragalus Hoantchy; Cleavers
= Alder Buckthorn
Same as above
LUNG See Healthline Asparagus, Chinese; Coltsfoot; Comfrey Same as above
LYMPH SYSTEM See Healthline Asparagus, Chinese; Bur Reed; Cattail; Clover, Red See Cancer and Lymph System
MELANOMA See Healthline Birch, Common See individual herb pages
MOUTH See Healthline Annatto Same as above
OVARIAN See Healthline Clover, Red; Yew (taxol) Same as above
PREVENTION See Healthline Astragalus; Clover, Red See Cancer
RADIATION THERAPY
(as supporting part of)
See Healthline Alfalfa; Aloe; Astragalus; Bee Pollen; Vetch, Yellow (see Astragalus) See individual herb pages
SKIN See Healthline Aloe; Balloon Flower (sores); Bayberry (sores); Carrot; Carrot, Wild (sores); Celandine (runny sores); Cleavers; Ground Ivy; New Jersey Tea; Pinks, Chinese
= Arum (sores)
See Cancer and Skin
STOMACH See Healthline Atractylodes macrocephela (tumor); Carrot; Carrot, Wild; Celandine; Crampbark See individual herb pages
THERAPY
(as supporting part of)
See Healthline Ajuga; Cedar, White; Clover, Red; Pau d'Arco Same as above
TUMORS See Healthline Alfalfa; Aloe; Amalaki; Amber; Angelica; Angelica lucida; Apricot; Arsesmart; Ashwaganda; Aster (groin); Atractylodes macrocephela; Bala (abdominal); Balloon Flower; Balloon Vine; Balm, Lemon; Balmony; Barberry, Amur; Barberry, Common; Canary Island Tea Plant; Carrot, Wild; Celandine; Clover, Red; Corn; Ground Ivy (inhibitor); Shitake; Thistle, Blessed; Wrinkled Giant Hyssop
= Arum; Asthma Weed; Melon, Bitter Indochinese
See Cancer and Tumors
ULCERS, MALIGNANT See Healthline Butter-and-Eggs; Carrot, Wild (neck & uterus); Cashew; Ragwort
= Camphor; Melon, Bitter Indochinese
See individual herb pages
UTERINE See Healthline Astragalus hoantchy; Atractylodes macrocephela (tumor); Carrot; Carrot, Wild (ulcerations
= Aconite, Carmichael's
See Reproductive System: Female
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CARPAL TUNNEL SYNDROME
Compression of the medial nerve at the wrist by a too tight carpal ligament causing numbness, weakness and pain in the hand.
TYPE DO FIRST NATURAL AGENTS HOW TO USE/MORE INFO
GENERAL See Healthline Chamomile; Comfrey; Cumin See individual herb pages
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CATARRH
Inflammation with accompanying phlegmy congestion of a mucous membrane. Although most often used to refer to the nose and throat, in herbalist texts it is often used to describe a similar congestive state in other parts of the body where large amounts of mucous are being produced by inflamed membranes.
TYPE DO FIRST NATURAL AGENTS HOW TO USE/MORE INFO
GENERAL See Healthline Ambrosia-3; Apple; Apricot; Avens; Baeckea; Balsam; Balsam of Peru; Bamboo, Black; Bistort; Boneset; Burdock; Catnip; Cayenne; Damiana; Elder; Lady's Bedstraw; Plantain; Sarsaparilla; Yarrow
= Anemone, Virgina; Bloodroot
See Congestion
BOWEL Same as above Barley See Bowels
BRONCHIAL Same as above Barberry, Common; Mullein;
Also see Bronchitis
CHRONIC Same as above Acacia; Balm of Copaiba; Balsam of Tolu; Poplar, Balsam
= Arum
See individual herb pages
CYSTIC
(Pertains to a cyst, usually of the gallbladder or urinary bladder)
Same as above Bearberry; Damiana (chronic) Same as above plus Cyst
RENAL/KIDNEY Same as above Damiana See Kidneys
VESICAL (bladder) Same as above Arbutus Individual herb pages plus Bladder
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CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM (CNS)
The core part of the nervous system which contains the brain and spinal cord and those nerves which originate from those.
TYPE DO FIRST NATURAL AGENTS HOW TO USE/MORE INFO
DEPRESSANT See Health Resources Balloon Flower; Bupleurum; Coltsfoot; Valerian
= Calabar Bean
See individual herb pages
MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS
(Disease of brain and spinal cord marked by loss of myelin that sheaths nerve fibers; affects mostly young people)
See Healthline Ashwaganda See Multiple Sclerosis
TO RELAX See Healthline Chicory; Hops See individual herb pages
TO STIMULATE See Healthline Asafedtida; Goldenseal; Yarrow
= Arnica
Same as above
SUPPRESSANT See Healthline Balloon Flower Same as above
TONIC See Healthline Damiana See Tonics
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CHEST PROBLEMS
NOT related to the heart
TYPE DO FIRST NATURAL AGENTS HOW TO USE/MORE INFO
GENERAL See Healthline Almond; Aquilaria; Aspen, Quaking; Balsam; Basil, Hoary; Bletilla; Bogbean; Bur Reed; Coriander; Dandelion; Poplar, Ontario
= Arum; Bryony; Camphor, Borneo; Melon, Bitter Indochinese
See individual herb pages plus Congestion
CONGESTION See Healthline Same as above plus Congestion below
COUGH See Healthline Almond; Butcher's Broom See Cough below and Colds, Coughs.
HEAVINESS See Healthline Balloon Flower See individual herb pages
INFLAMMATION See Healthline Angelica; Balsam of Tolu Same as above
PLEURISY
(Inflammation of lining of chest cavity. Also see Inflammation above)
See Healthline Angelica
= Bryony
See Pleurisy
SORENESS See Healthline Avens, Yellow; Balloon Flower See individual herb pages
TIGHTNESS/PRESSURE See Healthline Atractylodes macrocephela; Bupleurum; Burnut Same as above
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CHICKENPOX/VARICELLA
Usually seen in young children, although not confined exclusively to them, Chickepox is an acute contagious disease caused by a member of the Herpes virus family and with an incubation period of 11 to 24 days. Symptoms are fever and pox-like skin eruptions all over the body.
TYPE DO FIRST NATURAL AGENTS HOW TO USE/MORE INFO
GENERAL See Healthline Catnip See Chicken Pox
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CHILDBIRTH/PARTURITION/PUERPERIUM
The act of giving birth. Some agents listed have been used for pain relief, others to speed the process along by various means. Do follow your doctor's instructions and take the classes provided to prepare you for the experience.
TYPE DO FIRST NATURAL AGENTS HOW TO USE/MORE INFO
GENERAL See Healthline Anise; Annatto; Aquilaria; Ash, American; Ashwaganda; Asparagus Bean (induce labor); Aspen, Quaking; Aster, Red-stalked; Baeckea; Basil, Holy; Bayberry; Betel; Birch, Dwarf; Black Cherry (pain); Black Haw; Boneset, Asian; Boneset, Japanese (hard labor); Cohosh, Blue; Coriander; Ginger, Wild; Squawvine
= Asarabacca; Birthwort; Bittersweet, American (pain); Black Cohosh (labor); Bloodroot; Columbine
See Pregnancy and Childbirth
AFTERBIRTH See Healthline Bay See individual herb pages
CHILDBIRTH/CHILDBED FEVER See Healthline = Butterfly Weed Same as above
LABOR See Healthline Achryanthes Root (to increase contractions); Burdock; Cohosh, Blue (to induce)
= Castor Bean
See Pregnancy and Childbirth
NURSING See Healthline Agnus-Castus (to increase flow); Akebia; Alfalfa (to increase flow); Alstonia (to increase flow); Arsesmart (milk sickness/mouth soreness of mother); Barley (to suppress flow); Basil, Holy; Black Face God; Borage; Burnut; Canary Island Tea Plant; Cattail; Chicory (sore from too much milk); Corn; Fennel; Hops (to increase flow); Shatavari (see Asparagus); Thistle, Blessed (to increase flow); Water Plantain (to increase flow); Walnut, Black (to dry up flow); Walnut, English (to dry up flow); Water Plantain See Galactagogue and
Antilactagogue
PERINEAL DAMAGE See Healthline Comfrey
= Buttercup
See individual herb pages plus Wounds
PLACENTA, RETENTION OF See Healthline Arrowhead; Basil, Holy; Cohosh, Blue
= Castor Bean
See individual herb pages
POSTPARTUM PROBLEMS See Healthline Achryanthes Root (depression/pain); Alfalfa (lactation); Bethroot (bleeding); Brazilwood (excessive bleeding); Burnet (excessive bleeding); Burnut (bleeding); Cannabis; Cattail (pain); Crampbark (pain); Parsley (involute uterus)
= Black Cohosh; Broom, Scotch
Same as above
PREMATURE BIRTH See Healthline Aspen, Quaking Same as above
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CHILDREN
Cute little versions of adults born for the sole purpose of testing your sanity.
TYPE DO FIRST NATURAL AGENTS HOW TO USE/MORE INFO
FAILURE TO THRIVE See Healthline Ashwaganda; Betony
= Asarabacca
See Babies/Children
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CHOLERA
A deadly infectious disease caused by the bacteria Vibrio cholerae with symptoms of vomiting, diarrhea, dehydration, cramps, high fever, and collapse; mortality is 20 to 50 percent. Large amounts of fluids and electrolytes are lost from the body during the course of this disease. Many of the agents listed have been used in an attempt to counteract the fluid loss, others, like Garlic, to combat the infectious agent. Professional medical care required.
TYPE DO FIRST NATURAL AGENTS HOW TO USE/MORE INFO
GENERAL See Healthline Alder, Red; Angelica Tree; Anise Hyssop; Apricot, Japanese; Arsesmart; Ash, Prickly; Aspen, Quaking; Balloon Flower; Barberry, Common; Bayberry; Birch, Sweet (infant); Bistort; Blackberry; Blueberry; Cajuput; Clove; Cranesbill; Garlic
= Aconite, Carmichael's; Blue Flag; Camphor; Camphor, Borneo
See individual herb pages
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CHOLESTEROL
A white, waxy, crystalline compound found in the body and present in animal fats and oils. Excess is believed responsible for conditions such as hardening of the arteries (arteriosclerosis). There are two types: high density lipoprotein (HDL) and low density lipoprotein (LDL), the latter believed to be the main culprit in a number of disease conditions within the body.
TYPE DO FIRST NATURAL AGENTS HOW TO USE/MORE INFO
GENERAL
(to reduce)
See Healthline Alfalfa; Almond; Apple; Avocado; Balsam Pear; Bilberry; Chicory; Chives; Coriander; Corn; Couchgrass; Dandelion; Eucalyptus; Fo-ti; Garlic; Ginseng; Guggalow (improve HDL); Hawthorn; Linden; Onion; Ramps; Reishi See Cholesterol
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CHOREA
A disease marked by involuntary muscle movements of the arms, legs, and face. Has been associated with rheumatic fever.
TYPE DO FIRST NATURAL AGENTS HOW TO USE/MORE INFO
GENERAL See Healthline = Ambrosia-2 See individual herb pages plus Nervous System/St Vitus Dance
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CHRONIC FATIGUE SYNDROME/CFS
Constant exhaustion with decreased efficiency. Cause is believed to be the Epstein-Barr virus.
TYPE DO FIRST NATURAL AGENTS HOW TO USE/MORE INFO
GENERAL See Healthline Balm, Lemon; Cat's Claw; Cayenne; Ginseng; Ginseng, Siberian See Fatigue
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CIRRHOSIS
See Healthline and Liver
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COELIAC DISEASE
A disorder of chronic intestinal malabsorption due to a intolerance to gluten.
TYPE DO FIRST NATURAL AGENTS HOW TO USE/MORE INFO
GENERAL See Healthline Almond; Apple See individual herb pages
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COLD CONDITIONS/CHILL
A sensation of being cold, often accompanied by shivering and a rise in body temperature which sometimes signals the onset of an infection such as a cold or flu
TYPE DO FIRST NATURAL AGENTS HOW TO USE/MORE INFO
GENERAL See Healthline Anise; Aquilaria; Atractylodes macrocephala; Avens; Basil, Holy; Bayberry; Black Haw; Boneset; Bupleurum; Cayenne; Cinnamon; Ginger, Wild; HOrsemint (see Monarda); Horseradish; Monarda; Szechuan Pepper-1 (See Ash, Prickly);
= Aconite
See individual herb pages
ABDOMINAL See Healthline Ash, Prickly Same as above
CHILDREN See Healthline Coriander Same as above
EXTREMITIES See Healthline = Aconite (feet) See Circulation
FEVERISH CHILL See Healthline Agrimony; Bayberry See Fever
LOWER BACK See Healthline = Barrenwort See individual herb pages
STOMACH See Healthline Chives, Garlic; Cinnamon; Clove Same as above
WINDCHILL See Healthline = Aconite, Carmichael's Same as above
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COLD/FLU
COLD: A common viral infection of the mucous membrane of the nose.
FLU: A viral infection involving inflammation of the nose, throat, and bronchial tubes and accompanied by fever, muscle aches, and a feeling of weakness.
Herbal remedies work in a number of ways. Some relieve symptoms of stuffiness, several boost the immune system response, a few work to keep the virus from replicating, thus shortening the length of time to getting back on your feet, others are nutritive in value, offering vitamins and minerals to help the body processes remain strong during the invasion. Another term for head cold is Coryza.
TYPE DO FIRST NATURAL AGENTS HOW TO USE/MORE INFO
GENERAL See Healthline Abscess Root; Alfalfa; American Ivy; Ammoniac Gum; Amur Cork Tree; Anaphalis; Angelica; Angelica, American; Angelica anomala; Angelica pubescens; Anise; Anise Hyssop; Apple; Apricot; Arsemart; Artemesia; Asafetida; Ash, American; Aspen, Quaking; Aster trivervius; Aster, Red-stalked; Astragalus; Avens; Avens, Water; Balloon Flower; Balm, Lemon; Balsam; Bamboo, Black; Barberry, Common; Basil, Hoary; Basil, Holy; Bayberry; Beech; Beggartick, Swamp; Benjamin Bush; Benzoin; Birch, Silver; Birch, Sweet; Black Currant; Black-eyed Susan; Boneset; Borage (feverish); Buchu; Bugleweed; Bunchberry; Burdock; Cajuput; Caraway; Cardamom; Catnip; Cayenne; Centipeda; Chamomile; Chickweed; Chives; Cinnamon; Cleavers; Clover, Red; Coltsfoot; Comfrey; Coriander; Costmary; Crampbark; Damiana; Echinacea; Elderberry (syrup); Eucalyptus; Fenugreek; Fo-ti; Garlic; Ginger; Goldenseal; Horsemint (see Monarda); Hyssop; Lavender; Licorice; Linden (feverish); Mint; Monarda; Mugwort; Nettle, Stinging; Oregano, Greek; Pearly Life Everlasting; Poplar, Balsam; Poplar, Ontario; Poplar, White; Sarsaparilla; Selfheal; Tarragon, Winter; Thyme; Vervain, Blue; Wrinkled Giant Hyssop (see Anise Hyssop)
= Aconite; Aconite, Carmichael's; Asarabacca; Belladonna; Bloodroot; Butterfly Weed (fever state); Camphor
See Colds-Congestion-Coughs-Flu
CHEST COLDS/INFECTIONS Same as above Bamboo, Black; Hyssop; Lavender; Nettle, Stinging; Poplar, Ontario Same as above
CHRONIC BRONCHIAL Same as above Eyebright Same as above
COLD PREVENTATIVE Same as above Amomum; Vitamin C Same as above
COLDS, CHILDREN Same as above Anise Same as above
COLDS, SUMMER Same as above Apricot; Boneset, Asian (feverish) Same as above
FLU SPECIFIC Same as above Agrimony, Hemp; Bay; Bogbean; Bupleurum; Caesar Weed; Calendula; Cashew; Centaury, American; Horseradish; St Johnswort
= Asthma Weed
Same as above
INHALATION THERAPY Same as above plus Vick's Vapo-steam Eucalyptus Same as above
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COLON
That portion of the large intestine which extends from its beginning to the rectum and being approximately 5 to 7 feet in length. Also see Bowels
TYPE DO FIRST NATURAL AGENTS HOW TO USE/MORE INFO
GENERAL See Healthline Aloe; Chamomile
= Asthma Weed
See Colitis/Colon
CLEANSER See Healthline Apple Same as above
FUNCTION See Healthline Black Chebula Same as above
SPASTIC See Healthline Chamomile Same as above
STIMULANT See Healthline = Broom, Scotch Same as above
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COMA
A state of being without psychological or motor responses. Requires professional medical care
TYPE DO FIRST NATURAL AGENTS HOW TO USE/MORE INFO
GENERAL See Healthline Bearberry See individual herb pages
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CONGESTION
Abnormal accumulation of blood or mucous in a body part.
TYPE DO FIRST NATURAL AGENTS HOW TO USE/MORE INFO
GENERAL See Healthline Angelica, American; Benzoin; Birch, Dwarf; Bistort; Burnut; Chamomile; Canary Island Tea Plant; Coltsfoot (severe); Poplar, Balsam; Thyme
= Bonduc Nut
See Colds/Congestion/Cough/Flu
BLADDER Consult your doctor Buchu; Barley See Bladder
BLOOD Same as above Pinks, Chinese
= Bearded Darnel
See Blood
BRONCHIAL Healthline Asparagus, Chinese; Boneset; Cohosh, Blue; Plantain; Poplar, Balsam See Bronchitis
CHEST See Healthline Butcher's Broom; Cayenne See Chest Problems and
Colds/Congestion/Coughs/Flu
DECONGESTANT See Healthline Anise; Cabbage; Elder; Eucalyptus; Ginger, Wild Same as above
LIVER See Healthline Dandelion
= Alder Buckthorn
See Liver and Liver-1
LUNG See Healthline Angelica; Aquilaria, Burnut; Cardamom; Cayenne; Cedar, White; Chickweed; Chives; Comfrey; Elder; Marjoram, Showy; Nasturtium; Peach; Vervain, Blue
= Arrowwood; Thimbleweed (see Anemone)
See Colds/Congestion/Coughs/Flu
KIDNEY See Healthline Cereus, Night-blooming See Kidneys and Kidneys-1
NASAL/SINUS See Healthline Aspen, Quaking; Basil, Holy; Betony; Burrweed; Cajuput; Catnip; Centipeda; Comfrey; Cranesbill; Eucalyptus; Horsemint (see Monarda); Marjoram, Showy; Mint; Mullein; Water Plantain
= Bloodroot; Camphor
See Sinus,
Colds/Congestion/Coughs/Flu,
and Nose
RESPIRATORY See Healthline Avens, Water; Barley
= Camphor
See Colds/Congestion/Coughs/Flu
SINUSITIS See Healthline Angelica; Bayberry; Betony; Burrweed; Cajuput; Cayenne; Elder; Fenugreek; Horsemint (see Monarda); Monarda; Poplar, Ontario
= Aconite; Camphor
See Sinus and Nose
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CONSCIOUSNESS
The state of being aware.
TYPE DO FIRST NATURAL AGENTS HOW TO USE/MORE INFO
UNCONSCIOUSNESS, TO REVIVE Seek professional medical care. See Healthline Aster, Many-flowered; Aster, Smooth; Candlenut; Cedar, White
= Anemone, Virginia
See individual herb pages.
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CONTUSIONS
See Bruises
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CONVALESCENCE
The recovery period after an illness.
TYPE DO FIRST NATURAL AGENTS HOW TO USE/MORE INFO
GENERAL See Healthline Angelica; Ashwaganda; Centaury, European; Chamomile; Chicory See Debility
DEBILITY DURING Same as above Black Cherry; Cayenne; Damiana Same as above
FROM PNEUMONIA Same as above Garlic; Onion Same as above
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CONVULSION
A violent, uncontrolled muscle spasm, or series of spasms, sometimes repeated at fast intervals and sometimes accompanied by unconsciousness. Seek immediate medical assistance.
TYPE DO FIRST NATURAL AGENTS HOW TO USE/MORE INFO
GENERAL See Healthline Aglaia; Ampelopsis; Asafetida; Avens, Yellow; Balsam; Bamboo, Black; Black Haw; Cannabis; Catnip; Cedron; Chamomile; Chickweed; Cohosh, Blue; Coriander, False; Crampbark; Yarrow
= Arum; Belladonna; Black Cohosh; Bonduc Nut; Stargrass
See Convulsions
CHILDREN Same as above Amber; Ambergris; Asafetida; Chamomile Same as above
FEVER, DUE TO Same as above = Camphor Same as above plus Fever
HYSTERICAL (in origin) Same as above Allspice; Amber See Convulsions plus Nervous Afflictions
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COUGH
An expulsion of air from the lungs, usually as a reflex to a build-up of mucous due to viral/bacterial infection or environmental irritant.
Whooping Cough is a serious respiratory illness of infants and young children which is usually caused by Bordetella pertussis. The name is derived from the cough's distinctive sound.
Herbs treat coughs in a variety of different ways. Many soothe the mucosal membranes, others are drying, and some seek to improve the overall health condition of the body, thus relieving the underlying reason for the cough.
TYPE DO FIRST NATURAL AGENTS HOW TO USE/MORE INFO
GENERAL See Healthline Abscess Root; Agave; Agrimony; Ajuga; Almond; Amalaki; Ambrosia-3; American Ivy; Anaphalis; Angelica; Anise (all types); Anise Hyssop; Apricot; Apricot, Japanese; Arenaria; Arsesmart; Asafetida; Ash, Northern; Asparagus, Chinese; Asparagus, Fern; Aster trinervius; Aster, Purple-stemmed; Aster, Red-stalked; Atractylodes macrocephala; Avens, Japanese; Avens, Water; Avens, Yellow; Bala; Balloon Flower; Balsam; Bamboo, Black; Barley; Basil, Holy; Bay; Benzoin; Betel; Bethroot; Birch, Sweet; Blackberry Lily (hard, wheezing); Black Chebula; Black Cherry; Black-eyed Susan; Bletilla; Bogbean; Bog Rush; Boneset (children); Brazilwood; Buchu; Bugleweed; Burnut; Cabbage; Capers; Caraway; Cardamom; Cedar, White; Celosia; Cereus, Night-blooming; Chickweed; Cinnamon; Clove; Clover, Red; Coltsfoot; Coriander; Couchgrass; Crampbark; Damiana; Echinacea; Evening Primrose; Ginger, Wild; Ginkgo; Grindelia; Hyssop; Lavender; Mallow, Purple-rose; Marshmallow; Mullein; Pearly Life Everlasting; Plantain; Poplar, Balsam; Pussytoes, Lesser; Pussytoes, Plantain-leaved; Selfheal; Slippery Elm; Thyme
= Arum; Asthma Weed; Bellandonna, Japanese-2; Birthwort, Frail; Black Cohosh; Bloodroot; Blue Flag; Cabbage, Skunk
Colds/Congestion/Coughs/Flu
BRONCHIAL COUGH See Healthline Anaphalis; Nettle, Stinging See Bronchitits and Colds/Congestion/Coughs/Flu
CHRONIC COUGH See Healthline Balsam of Peru; Buttonbush; Carrot, Wild; Coltsfoot; Comfrey; Damiana; Poplar, Balsam; Stoneroot; Walnut, English See Colds/Congestion/Coughs/Flu
DRASTIC COUGH REFLEX Same as above Plantain Same as above
DRY COUGH Same as above Adenophora; Borage; Currant, Red; Coltsfoot; Comfrey; Elder; Mullein; Plantain; Thyme
= Abrus; Aconite; Butterfly Weed
Same as above
HACKING COUGH Same as above Anemarrhena; Elder; Mullein; Thyme Same as above
LINGERING COUGH Same as above Valerian Same as above
NERVOUS COUGH Same as above Black Cherry; Bugleweed; Hops; Plantain; Thyme Same as above
SPASMODIC COUGH Same as above Celandine; Cohosh, Blue Same as above
TICKLING COUGH Same as above Plantain Same as above
TO SUPPRESS Same as above Cedar, White
= Birthwort; Boxthorn
Same as above
UNPRODUCTIVE Same as above Burdock Same as above
WET COUGH Same as above Blackberry Lily
= Birthwort, Frail
Same as above
WHOOPING COUGH/PERTUSSIS See a doctor
See Healthline
Angelica; Angelica, American; Apple; Asafetida; Asparagus, Chinese; Asparagus, Fern; Aster, Red-stalked; Basil, Holy; Bay; Bisnaga; Blackberry; Black Cherry; Black Currant; Borage; Burdock; Clover, Red; Cohosh, Blue; Comfrey; Plantain; Thyme
= Asarabacca; Belladonna; Black Cohosh; Bloodroot; Bryony; Cabbage, Skunk
See Whooping Cough
WITH BLOOD in SPUTUM See a doctor
See Healthline
Ajuga; Burnet; Coltsfoot
= Butterfly Bush
See related topics such as lungs, bleeding, etc.
WITH PUS Indicates a serious condition of infection.
See a doctor.
Burnut See Infection and Colds-Coughs
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CRAMP/SPASM
A sudden, painful muscle contraction such as a 'Charley Horse', although can arise in any muscle throughout the body.
TYPE DO FIRST NATURAL AGENTS HOW TO USE/MORE INFO
GENERAL See Healthline Abalone; Aglaia; Agrimony; Ailanto; Alfalfa; Almond; Alstonia; Amber; Ambrette; Ambrosia; American Ivy; Ammoniac Gum; Angelica; Angelica, European Wild; Angostura; Anise; Apple; Apricot; Apricot, Japanese; Aquilaria; Asafetida; Ash, Prickly; Asphodel; Aster, Short's; Astragalus; Balm, Lemon; Bamboo, Black; Barberry, Common; Barrenwort; Basil, Holy; Bay; Bayberry; Bead Tree; Beechdrops; Beggartick, Swamp; Benzoin; Bergamot; Bethroot; Betony; Bilberry; Bisnaga; Bistort (extremities); Black Haw; Blueberry; Boldo; Boneset; Butcher's Broom; Burnut; Burrweed; Calamint; Calamint, Lesser; Calendula; Cannabis; Caraway; Cardamine; Cardamom; Cascara Sagrada; Catnip; Cayenne; Cedron; Celandine; Chamomile; Chickweed; Cinnamon; Cleavers; Clove; Clover, Red; Cohosh, Blue; Coriander; Coriander, False; Crampbark; Cumin; Fennel; Lady's Bedstraw; Licorice; Meadowsweet; Mint; Nettle, Stingless; Oregano, Greek; Skullcap; Stoneroot; Thyme; Walnut, English; Yarrow
= Aconite; Arnica; Arum; Asthma Weed; Belladonna; Belladonna, Japanese-2; Black Cohosh; Blackroot; Bloodroot; Buttercup; Butterfly Weed; Cabbage, Skunk; Camphor; Camphor, Borneo; Stargrass
See Cramps, Muscles, and Muscles-1
ABDOMINAL See Healthline Barroom Plant; Basil, Holy; Birch, Paper; Bishop Flower; Cattail; Cumin; Mint; Parsley See Digestion and
Cramps, Internal
EXTREMITIES
(hands/feet)
See Healthline Bistort
= Barrenwort
See Cramps and
Muscles
LEG Same as above Ash, Prickly Southern; Butcher's Broom Same as above
MENSTRUAL See Healthline See Menstruation and
Female Matters
OVARIAN See Healthline = Black Cohosh See Female Matters
STOMACH See Healthline See Digestive Problems
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CROUP
An inflammation of the larynx which usually appears, but is not exclusive, in children. Symptoms are coughing, breathing difficulty, and fever.
TYPE DO FIRST NATURAL AGENTS HOW TO USE/MORE INFO
GENERAL See Healthline Asafetida; Ash, American; Aster, Flat-topped White; Avens, Water; Beggartick, Swamp
= Bloodroot
See individual herb pages
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CYST
A sac containing a fluid such as blood or some other body secretion. Also see specific body parts.
TYPE DO FIRST NATURAL AGENTS HOW TO USE/MORE INFO
GENERAL See Healthline Calendula; Eyebright
= Castor Bean
See individual herb pages
FIBROID See Healthline Agnus-Castus Same as above plus Female Matters
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