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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Burdock is a herbal remedy used to cleanse the body and aid in absorbing nutrients and eliminating waste. Learn how adding burdock to your diet or drinking burdock tea can help you digest.

By Jennifer Brett, N.D.

While some people may dismiss herbal remedies, the use of botanicals is well rooted in medical practice. More than a quarter of all drugs used today contain active ingredients from herbs. Learn about herbal remedies.

By Editors of Consumer Guide

Are you a hot salsa or chili fan? Then you'll want to learn more about the healing virtues of the cayenne pepper. Learn about herbal remedies using cayenne pepper.

By Jennifer Brett, N.D.

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Red clover can be used as an herbal remedy for stimulating the immune system and treating coughs and respiratory system congestion. Learn about this herb and how to make red clover herbal tea.

By Jennifer Brett, N.D.

Sage has been used for years in herbal remedy treatments for abundant uterine bleeding and cramps that feel worse with heat applications. Learn more about how to use sage in herbal remedies for cramps, bleeding and more.

By Jennifer Brett, N.D.

St. John's wort is part of herbal remedies treating strains, contusions, muscular spasms and cramps. St. John's wort also has become a popular mood elevator treatment. Learn more about St. John's wort and making St. John's wort herbal tea.

By Jennifer Brett, N.D.

Breast milk supplies all the nutrients a baby needs to develop and grow. Learn more about the effectiveness of nursing a child with breast milk and the natural herbs that can be added to make it even healthier.

By DiscoveryHealth.com writers

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The physical, emotional, and neurological benefits of breastfeeding are well documented to give a newborn healthy immune support. Find out what you can do if your baby is having trouble taking to breast feeding.

By DiscoveryHealth.com writers

Encountering difficulties conceiving and carrying a child is a heartbreaking experience, one that 10 percent of American couples face after a year of trying. Take a look at what herbal remedies are available to help in this process.

By DiscoveryHealth.com writers

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.

Claims for St. John's Wort include help with depression and smoking cessation. Can this plant really do all that?