Herbal remedies are a safe and effective alternative for treatment of a range of conditions. It's estimated that nearly 80 percent of the world's population use herbs for some aspect of primary health care; explore our library of botanicals, herbs and remedies.
St. John's wort and its effectiveness have been under consistent scrutiny. Many people have heard of the drug, but aren't sure what it is -- find out what's in it, what it's used for and what its side effects are. See more »
You're probably only familiar with the sprouts of this tall, bushy, leafy plant, but the entire alfalfa plant is valuable. Find out how the alfalfa plant leaves and tiny blossoms are used for herbal remedies. See more »
Aloe vera is known around the world for its healing properties. Find out how this herbal remedy can treat skin ailments and burns, and learn how to make your own soothing aloe vera body rub. See more »
The bilberry plant produces delicious, antioxidant-rich berries that are used in a variety of herbal remedies. Learn how the bilberry plant is used to treat diabetes symptoms, improve blood circulation and remedy eye conditions. See more »
Black cohosh has been used traditionally by Native Americans in a variety of herbal remedies. Learn how black cohosh can be used to treat muscle pain, arthritis, upset stomach and gynecologic conditions. See more »