Herbal Remedies

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.

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Urinary tract infections can be painful but can be helped or even prevented with herbal remedies that kill bacteria and stimulate the immune system. Learn more about herbal and cranberry treatments to rid the body of UTIs.

By Gayle A. Alleman

Warts reflect a slow immune system, so boosting immune function with echinacea and other herbs can prevent warts; outbreaks can be treated with garlic and onions. Learn more herbal remedies to warts.

By Gayle A. Alleman

Vaginal yeast infections are characterized by intense itching, soreness and a thick discharge. However, herbs such as calendula and garlic have antifungal properties and can help ease discomfort. Learn herbal remedies to treat yeast infections.

By Gayle A. Alleman

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While a lot of attention has been paid to women's health issues, the medical community has relatively ignored the guys. Similarly, not much has been said about how herbs can affect men's health issues. Learn about herbal remedies for men.

By Alex Nechas

Gallstones occur when bile forms a solid, which can cause pain, inflammation and infection. A healthy diet helps prevent stones and dandelion and milk thistle can help flush them out. Learn about gallstones and how to make herbal gallstone-preventing tea.

By Gayle A. Alleman

Allergies like hay fever can be uncomfortable, but herbal remedies involving Vitamin C, nettle and chili pepper can help reduce nasal discharge, inflammation and sneezing. Learn more about treating allergies with herbal remedies.

By Gayle A. Alleman

Headaches can be caused by hormonal changes, stress, and food and sunlight allergies. They can be prevented and treated with herbal remedies, using feverfew, skullcap and ginkgo biloba. Learn about headaches and making herbal headache tea.

By Gayle A. Alleman

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For women age 45 to 55, menstrual cycles cease and menopause begins. Symptoms can include hot flashes, vaginal dryness, an increased risk of osteoporosis and heart disease. Learn more about menopause and herbal remedies to treat menopause.

By Gayle A. Alleman

Menstruation symptoms such as bloating and fatigue can be helped with herbal remedies. Taking parsley can help with bloating and black cohosh and feverfew can help with cramps. Learn more about menstruation and herbal remedies to treat its uncomfortable side effects.

By Gayle A. Alleman

A variety of herbs will improve, soothe, or eliminate dental problems such as inflamed gums, gingivitis, bad breath and toothaches. Learn how to treat oral issues with herbal remedies and how to make herbal mouthwash.

By Gayle A. Alleman

A sore throat can be the result of a flu or irritants such as cigarette smoke. Herbs can reduce pain and inflammation and provide relief. Learn herbal remedies to treat a sore throat and how to make herbal lozenges.

By Gayle A. Alleman

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Men don't talk about the pain of benign prostatic hyperplasia, but the condition is serious. Read about safe, effective herbal remedies that can reduce the frequency and intensity of symptoms.

By Editors of Consumer Guide

Bites and stings usually come with itching and pain, making skin uncomfortable. Read about herbal remedies for bites and sting that soothe inflamed skin and provide relief.

By Editors of Consumer Guide

When a person's blood pressure rises, they risk a variety of dangerous health conditions. Read about herbal remedies for high blood pressure and find out how to reduce symptoms naturally.

By Editors of Consumer Guide

Burns can be just an annoyance of a life-threatening emergency. Find out how to relieve pain and redness of the affected skin using herbal remedies for burns.

By Editors of Consumer Guide

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Cold sores are both uncomfortable and unattractive. Find out how to use herbal remedies to prevent cold sores, and reduce the length of outbreaks once they start.

By Editors of Consumer Guide

As you age, your risk for eye problems increases. Read about herbal remedies for cataracts, a common age-related eye disorder, and find out what foods to eat to maintain eye health.

By Editors of Consumer Guide

If you are cut, you've got to work to prevent infection. Learn herbal remedies for cuts that are safe and effective. Read about ways you can use herbs from your kitchen to heal skin faster.

By Editors of Consumer Guide

Although it seems like it might never end, depression can be treated. Read about herbal remedies for depression that lift spirits naturally, and find out how to change your diet to improve your mood.

By Editors of Consumer Guide

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People who suffer from diabetes can be improve their condition using herbs. Read about herbal remedies for diabetes that help improve blood sugar metabolism and general health.

By Editors of Consumer Guide

If your stomach isn't feeling quite right, it's hard to feel your best. Read about helpful herbal remedies for digestive problems that will get you back to feeling your best.

By Editors of Consumer Guide

Although more common in children, earaches can happen at any age. Read about herbal remedies for earaches and find out about nutrients that help preserve ear health.

By Editors of Consumer Guide

Constipation is both uncomfortable and unhealthy. Read about herbal remedies for constipation, and discover natural ways to get your bowels moving.

By Editors of Consumer Guide

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Diarrhea is both uncomfortable and embarrassing. Read about herbal remedies for diarrhea that are safe and effective, and get on track to feeling like yourself again.

By Editors of Consumer Guide

Passionflower has been used as an herbal remedy for anxiety, insomnia, restlessness, and epilepsy, as well as high blood pressure. Learn how to prepare and use passionflower to treat hyperactivity.

By Jennifer Brett, N.D.