The colon eliminates waste and reabsorbs water. Herbs that are beneficial for the colon include:
The cardiovascular system includes the heart and the blood vessels. Herbs that are beneficial for the cardiovascular system include:
There are also vitamins and supplements that are good for the heart, some include; coq10, fish oil, lecithin, turmeric, and vitamin E.
Latin name: Rumex crispus
- strengthens liver
- tonifies colon
- nourishes the body
Yellowdock is rich in iron.
Yellowdock should only be used for short amounts of time.
The root is the part of the plant that is usually utilized.
Latin name: Vitex agnus castus
- regulates progesterone
- balances hormones
- good for PMS symptoms
Vitex is also known as chaste tree berry.
Latin name: Arctosaphylos uva urse
- cleanser to urinary tract
Uva ursi is good for urinary tract infections.
Latin name: Salvia apiana or Salvia blanca
Some people burn sage to clean or purify the air.
Black sage is stronger than coastal sage, use with caution.
This herb can be steamed like eucalyptus to clear mucus.
Latin name: Plantago lanceolata or Plantago major
- soothes the skin
- heals organs
Plantain is a good herb to use in salves.
Works well for wounds and cuts.
Latin name: Passiflora incarnata
- calming and relaxing
- good for insomnia
- regulates estrogen
Passion flower is good to take at night before bed.
Latin name: Avena sativa
- silica rich
- builds epithelial tissue
- good for urinary tract
The oats are sprouted to make oatstraw.
Latin name: Urtica urens
- mineral rich, including calcium, magnesium, zinc, potassium and sodium
- good for arthritis
Nettles can be eaten similar to spinach but it’s best cooked.
The stinging part is found on the underside of the leaf.