Herbal Remedies

Herbs A-C

Here are the herbs used in herbal remedies from the letter A to the letter C:

  • While most of us are used to seeing alfalfa sprouts in salads and on sandwiches, few us know the medications that can be made from the leaves and flowers of this plant. Learn more in Alfalfa: Herbal Remedies.
  • Aloe vera is already a common ingredient in many moisturizers and other beauty products already found in the home. In Aloe Vera: Herbal Remedies, you will learn how to use this herb straight out of your garden.
  • Bilberry: Herbal Remedies tells you everything you need to know about how this relatively unknown herb can treat one of the most serious diseases -- diabetes.
  • Black cohosh belongs to a group of herbs that can relieve cramping or aching muscles. Whether you overdid it at the gym or are experiencing menstrual cramps, head on over to Black Cohosh: Herbal Remedies.
  • Blue cohosh is mostly used to alleviate women's issues, from childbirth to uterine cramps. Learn more in Blue Cohosh: Herbal Remedies.
  • The herb Burdock has a number of surprising uses, ranging from digestion to skin problems to hormone imbalances. Burdock: Herbal Remedies can tell you more.
  • In addition to Band-Aids and antibiotic ointment, you might want to consider keeping calendula in your first aid kit. Learn more in Calendula: Herbal Remedies.
  • Cayenne pepper is a common ingredient in many recipes, but the plant also has many medicinal uses. Learn how to use cayenne pepper to get rid of a sore throat and lower high blood pressure in Cayenne Pepper: Herbal Remedies.
  • Chamomile tea has long been a home remedy for colds and upset stomachs. Learn how this plant gets its healing properties and some great herbal tea recipes in Chamomile: Herbal Remedies.
  • Chaste tree is an herb that can be used to treat menstrual problems and even infertility. Chaste Tree: Herbal Remedies can tell you more.
  • You can find cinnamon in just about every kitchen, but few people understand how to use cinnamon as a mouthwash or a laxative. Find out how in Cinnamon: Herbal Remedies.
  • When used topically on cuts and bruises, comfrey can help stimulate healing. Learn more and how to make a topical oil in Comfrey: Herbal Remedies.
  • As the name implies, cramp bark can be used to alleviate the pain of uterine cramps and even the pains of labor. Learn how in Cramp Bark: Herbal Remedies.

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