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DISCLAIMER: These pages are presented solely as a source of INFORMATION 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.

Fainting/Swooning Fatigue Fever Fibromyalgia/Fibrositis Foreign Objects Frostbite
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FAINTING/SWOONING
A momentary loss of consciousness, although not necessarily a complete loss, which is believed to be caused by a temporary interruption of blood flow to the brain. Many remedies in this category are of the 'smelling salts' variety.
TYPE DO FIRST NATURAL AGENTS HOW TO USE/MORE INFO
GENERAL See Healthline Aspen, Quaking; Cardamom; Cinnamon; Chicory
= Camphor; Camphor, Borneo
See Smelling Salts
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FATIGUE
A general sense of weakness or tiredness; a lack of energy. Also see Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
TYPE DO FIRST NATURAL AGENTS HOW TO USE/MORE INFO
GENERAL See Healthline Achryanthes Root; Alfalfa; Asafetida; Ash, Red; Astragalus; Atractylodes; Balm, Lemon; Black Musli; Catnip; Cat's Claw; Cayenne; Fo-Ti; Ginseng; Ginseng, Siberian; Plantain; Rose (regulate); Rosemary; Suma; Yellow Vetch (see Astragalus) See Fatigue
EXHAUSTION See Healthline Agrimony; Basil, Holy; Cinnamon; Ginseng; Ginseng, Siberian
= Camphor
Same as above
EXHAUSTION, NERVOUS See Self Growth Allspice; Angelica; Ashwaganda; Balm, Lemon; Basil, Holy; Damiana
= Abrus
Same as above plus Nervous Afflictions
MENTAL FATIGUE Same as above Basil, Holy; Gotu Kola; Rosemary See Fatigue and Brain
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FEVER
Elevation of body temperature.
TYPE DO FIRST NATURAL AGENTS HOW TO USE/MORE INFO
GENERAL See Healthline Abscess Root; Agave; Aglaia; Agrimony; Agrimony, Hemp; Agrimony, Water; Ailanto; Akebia; Alexander, Golden; Alfalfa; Almond; Alstonia; American Ivy; Ammoniac Gum; Ampelopsis; Amur Cork Tree; Angelica; Angelica, American; Angelica anomala; Angelica Tree; Angostura; Anise Hyssop; Annatto; Apple; Apricot, Japanese; Aquilaria; Arrowhead (children); Artemisia (associated with sunstroke and TB); Ash; Ash, American; Ash, Prickly; Ash, Prickly Japanese; Ash, White; Ashwaganda; Asparagus, Chinese; Aspen, Quaking; Aster; Aster, New England; Aster, Panicled; Astragalus hoantchy; Atractylodes ovata; Avens, White; Avens, Yellow; Bachelor Button; Baeckea; Bala; Balloon Vine; Balm, Lemon; Balmony; Balsam Pear; Bamboo, Black; Barbate Cyclea; Barberry, Chinese; Barberry, Common; Barley; Basil, Camphor; Basil, East Indian; Basil, Holy; Bayberry; Bethroot; Birch, Paper; Birch, Silver; Bistort; Black Haw; Bogbean; Boneset; Boneset, Asian; Borage; Bowman's Root; Bugleweed; Bupleurum; Burdock; Cabbage; Caesar Weed; Calendula; Candle Nut; Caraway; Cardamom; Carrot, Wild; Catnip; Cattail; Cayenne; Cedar, White; Celandine; Centaury, American; Centaury, European; Chamomile; Chicory; Chickweed; Cleavers; Clove; Cohosh, Blue; Coltsfoot; Coriander; Coriander, False; Costmary; Couchgrass; Crampbark; Dandelion; Elder; Fenugreek; Feverfew; Ginger; Hops; Horehound; Hyssop; Lavender; Linden; Meadowsweet; Mint; Mugwort; Mullein (respiratory origins); Pinks, Chinese; Plantain; Poplar, White; Pussytoes, Lesser; Pussytoes, Plantain-leaved; Safflower; Sarsaparilla; Sassafras; Selfheal; Thistle, Blessed; Vervain, Blue; Walnut, Black; Wrinkled Giant Hyssop (see Anise Hyssop); Yarrow (respiratory origins)
= Abrus; Alder Buckthorn; Arnica; Arrowwood; Asarabacca; Asthma Weed; Bloodroot; Bonduc Nut; Boxwood; Butterfly Weed; Stargrass
See Fever
BILIOUS FEVER This is an old term for a type of fever originating from liver problems.
Professional care required
Same as above plus Liver
CHRONIC Professional care required to determine cause.
See Healthline
Anise
= Boxthorn
See Fever
EXCESSIVE THIRST DUE TO See Healthline Black Currant; Currant, Red (see Black Currant) Same as above
FEVER with BONE PAIN Professional care required.
See Healthline
Boneset Same as above
GLANDULAR FEVER Professional care required.
See Medterms
Ash, Prickly; Cleavers Same as above
HIGH FEVER Professional care required.
See Healthline
Anemarrhena
= Camphor, Borneo
Same as above
INTERMITTENT FEVER (also see Malaria) Professional care required.
See Healthline
Angostura; Apple; Ash, American; Ash, Prickly; Ash, White; Aspen, Quaking; Avens; Avens, Water; Barberry, Nepal; Bead Tree; Birch, Common; Bogbean; Boneset; Buttonbush; Cayenne; Cedar, White; Cedron; Centaury, European; Chamomile; Yarrow
𗾺 = Boxwood; Buttercup
Same as above plus Malaria and Antiperiodic
LOW-GRADE See Healthline Cayenne; Elder; Meadowsweet See Fever
MALARIA/AGUE/BLACKWATER FEVER Professional care required.
See Healthline
Ailanto; Ajuga; Alder; Alstonia Bark; American Black; Allspice, Carolina; Alstonia; Apple; Apricot, Japanese; Arbutus; Artemisia; Ash; Aspen, Quaking; Aster; Aster trinervius; Astragalus; Astragalus hoantchy; Avens; Balmony; Balmony, Indian; Barberry, Common; Bay; Bead Tree; Bearsfoot, American (w/enlarged spleen); Betel; Betel Nut; Bistort; Blackberry Lily; Bogbean; Boneset (chronic); Brucea; Bupleurum; Cashew; Cedron; Centaury, European; Centipeda; Chicory; Horehound; Tarragon, Winter
= Abrus; Ambrosia-2; Asarabacca; Belladonna, Japanese-2; Bonduc Nut; Boxwood; Broom, Scotch
Same as above plus Malaria and Antiperiodic
PESTILENT
(Refers to epidemics and/or plagues so prevalent in history)
See Healthline American Ivy; Aster; Bachelor Button See Fever and Vinegars
RHEUMATIC FEVER
(An inflammatory disease usually seen in children)
Professional care required.
See Healthline
= Butterfly Weed See individual herb pages
SCARLET FEVER/SCARLETINA A contagious disease caused by Streptococcus.
Professional care required
See Healthline
Bayberry; Burdock; Catnip; Cayenne; Cleavers
= Black Cohosh; Bloodroot; Butterfly Weed
Same as above
TYPHOID FEVER Caused by Salmonella typhosa through infected food, water, milk, or seafood, or from an infected person. Vaccination is available.
Professional care required
See Healthline
Bay; Bilberry; Boneset; Cayenne; Chamomile
= Belladonna; Butterfly Weed
Same as above
TYPHUS FEVER Caused by Rickettsia and is not the same as typhoid. Usually spread by infected body lice under unsanitary living conditions. Vaccination is available.
Professional care required
See Healthline
Angelica, American; Apricot, Japanese; Asafetida; Ash, Prickly; Barberry, Common Same as above
YELLOW FEVER Professional care required
Vaccination available
See Healthline
Angelica lucida Same as above plus
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FIBROMYALGIA/FIBROSITIS
Inflammatory condition due to the overgrowth of fibrous tissue of the muscles
TYPE DO FIRST NATURAL AGENTS HOW TO USE/MORE INFO
GENERAL See Healthline Ash, Prickly; Cat's Claw; Crampbark See Aches & Pains
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FOREIGN OBJECTS
Something in the body that doesn't belong.
TYPE DO FIRST NATURAL AGENTS HOW TO USE/MORE INFO
GENERAL See MC FIRST AID GUIDE and seek medical aid if required. Canarium (lodged fish bones - more common in Asia); Cayenne (skin); Chickweed (splinter); Plantain See First Aid: Herbal
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FROSTBITE
Actually considered a burn which is caused by extreme cold and usually affects fingers, toes, ears and tip of nose with severe cases in danger of becoming gangrenous.
TYPE DO FIRST NATURAL AGENTS HOW TO USE/MORE INFO
GENERAL See Healthline Allspice; Aloe; Balsam; Balsam of Peru; Barley; Beech, American; Buckwheat; Hops See Frostbite
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