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Reliable Herbal Medicine Information - American Botanical Council - American Botanical Council Update: Login to ABC Website For a limited time, you can access all of ABC's content without a password, so no login is required. The search button has been restored on all pages. Euromed Adopts Milk Thistle through ABC's Adopt-an-Herb Program The American Botanical Council welcomes Euromed's adoption of milk thistle (Silybum marianum, Asteraceae) through ABC's Adopt-an-Herb botanical research and education program. Botanical Adulterants Prevention Program Publishes Grape Seed Extract Laboratory Guidance Document The ABC-AHP-NCNPR Botanical Adulterants Prevention Program announces the publication of a new Laboratory Guidance Document on Grape Seed Extract. ABC Announces Annual Herbal Community Builder Award Recipients The American Botanical Council (ABC) has announced the recipients of its annual ABC Mark Blumenthal Herbal Community Builder Award. ABC Publishes Monograph on Scientific and Clinical Research on Pycnogenol

Purple Sage Medicinal Herbs Welcome to Purple Sage Medicinal Herbs. This website is maintained by a Medical Herbalist as an information resource for those interested in medicinal herbs and their applications, including students of complementary and alternative medicine, botanists, gardeners, cooks, and anyone wanting to learn more about traditional herbal medicine. If you are intending to use herbal medicines yourself you should first read the safety statement. Site Contents Herb Profiles: An expanding database of monographs on individual herbs and their medicinal uses. These can be located by either the Common or Botanical name and are accompanied by a glossary of medical terminology used in the text. Treatments: This section deals with a selection of common ailments and possible herbal treatments. Shop: Buy dried herbs, herbal capsules, lotions & potions, books, gifts and much more. Books and Equipment shop: In association with Amazon, all the herbal books and equipment you'll need, all in one place. Back to top

Les bases de données sur les plantes médicinales - Phytothérapie-Aromathérapie-Plantes médicinales - Tutoriels Aides Guides at Aix Marseille Université Wikiphyto Encyclopédie participative en phytothérapie, aromathérapie et gemmothérapie. WikiPhyto se veut une base de données fiable destinée à la connaissance et à la pratique des plantes médicinales (prescription, conseil, usages). WikiPhyto est principalement dédié aux professionnels de la santé. WikiPhyto est conçu comme un outil pour la pratique médicale et pharmaceutique de la phyto-aromathérapie, sans aucune publicité ni relation commerciale, contrairement à la majorité des « blogs » et surtout des pages internet des sites marchands. La base de données peut être consultée par tout visiteur sans restriction. Consulter la liste des plantes médicinales classées par famille Consulter la liste des principes actifs Effectuer une recherche Plus spécialement dans le domaine de la Pharmacognosie : Plantes et santé: le point sur la réglementation Université Paris-Sud 11 Faculté de Pharmacie de Châtenay-Malabry, UNSPF / 2011 / Christophe Fourneau Plantes de phytothérapie Pharmacognosie générale

hot peppers - The Right Rosemary Rosemary’s classic flavor enhances many kinds of food, making it a popular culinary herb in the garden. Not only are the plants beautiful, but, planted near the kitchen, they provide a fresh source of edible leaves at your fingertips. [Note: Most links in this article below will show you a 'mouse-over' pop-up image. Try it here]. In the National Herb Garden, we grow 51 different rosemary cultivars representing the many forms, flower colors, fragrances, and varying cold-hardiness. Plants may be upright, lax and sprawling, or prostrate, almost hugging the ground; leaves may be broad, thin, or short and stubby; flowers are generally blue, but also come in pink or white; and fragrances vary from plant to plant as well, ranging from a warm, rich pine to almost unnoticeable. If that’s not enough to consider, rosemary’s hardiness can be as variable as its physical traits. The two most commonly grown hardy rosemaries are Rosmarinus officinalis 'Arp' and R. officinalis 'Madelene Hill' (syn.

What Is Shatavari? Shatavari (Asparagus racemosus), also called Satavar, is one of the most powerful rejuvenating herbs in Ayurvedic medicine. The plant is found native in India and is in the same family as the common asparagus. Shatavari has small, uniform pine needles and produces white flowers and blackish-purple berries. Sometimes translated as “she who possesses 100 husbands,” Shatavari has a reputation as a fertility-enhancing plant that improves the health of both male and female reproductive issues, in addition to other conditions. The Potential Health Benefits of Shatavari Shatavari has a wide range of benefits. The same study showed that Shatavari can help with female reproductive issues, including: Mood swingsIrritation associated with premenstrual syndrome Menopausal hot flashesFertilityBreast milk production The research also shown that Shatavari can help with the following conditions: HeartburnIndigestionDiarrheaInflammation of the urinary tractIrritable bowel syndromeImmune system response

Survival Food Series: Medicinal Plants for the Survival Garden Plants have been revered through out history for their magical healing powers. In a dire situation where over the counter medicine is no longer available, many will be forced to turn their backs on modern medicine and reacquaint themselves with more homeopathic and natural forms. In this type of situation, many will be turning to alternative medicines to alleviate and assist some of the more chronic health issues such as high blood pressure, menopausal symptoms, migraines, anemia and arthritis. In the book, Herbal Medicine: The Natural Way To Get Well and Stay Well by Dian Dincin Buchman, Ph. 1. “Cayenne pepper is a powerful stimulant, producing a sense of heat in the stomach, and a general glow ove r the body without a narcotic effect. This pepper can assist as a digestion aid. 2. This herb is known for it’s uses as a mild sedative.Some homeopathic and natural remedies for children with ADD/ADHD have used chamomiles calming properties. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. St. 9. 10. 5. Google+

Se soigner par les plantes médicinales Faut-il utiliser des plantes médicinales fraîches ou séchées ? La plupart des spécialistes des plantes médicinales recommandent d’utiliser si possible des plantes fraîches, notamment à cause de principes actifs théoriquement intacts non détruits par la chaleur ou l’humidité et d’un meilleur goût.Quand utiliser des plantes séchées ? Mais il y a parfois des exceptions à cette règle, comme dans la préparation de baumes ou d’huiles (y compris solutions huileuses). Dans ce cas, l’eau contenue dans les plantes fraîches n’est pas idéale pour une préparation entièrement graisseuse et des plantes séchées s’avèrent préférables. A certaines périodes de l’année (ex. hiver), il n’est bien sûr pas possible d’utiliser certaines plantes fraîches. Quelles quantités ? Comment récolter et sécher les plantes médicinales ? 1. 2. 3. A faire : Quiz sur les plantes médicinales A lire : Culture des plantes médicinales dans votre jardin, conseils pratiques Efficacité des plantes médicinales (selon études)

Herb history, education, and use: The Herb Society of America Root-based Iron Tonic Yellow Dock (Rumex crispus) grows profusely in my yard. It is a prairie plant and is also called curly dock due to its curled leaves. You can see rust spots on the leaves, indicating the plant pulls iron from the soil and thus is a good iron remedy. Last week I made up some very good Iron Tonic. Here's the recipe: 1/2 ounce each dried dandelion root and dried yellow dock root 1/2 cup blackstrap molasses 1/8 cup brandy (optional; to preserve) First harvest the roots and chop them into small pieces (about 1/4" thick rounds). Put the roots in a quart jar and cover with boiling water. The dose is 1-2 tablespoons daily.

Bulk organic herbs, spices & essential oils from Mountain Rose Herbs New Catalog Our latest catalog for Spring/Summer 2014 is here! Enjoy over 20 brand new herbal recipes from our kitchen, fun how-tos, exciting new products, gorgeous color photos, farm stories, and plenty of herbal inspirations to explore. We have all of the essentials you'll need as the sun brings new growth our way. Request a free copy! Organic Tea Blends Our delicious herbal tea blends are made by hand in small batches each day. Herb Day Celebration Join us on May 4th for FREE herbal education and celebration! Salmon-Safe Certified Mountain Rose Herbs is the first business in Eugene to be certified!

Guide phytosanté, la phytothérapie de A à Z, lexique des plantes médicinales News&Mags - It’s about thyme: good looks, resilience and guaranteed garden impact Most of the country, including Toronto, has just now survived a heat wave. It was hot, especially out on the roof garden, my little piece of heaven turned to hell by the scorching sun. It was only inhabitable after dark - we spent the week offering emergency critical plant care by flashlight. In that heat, some containers required watering three times per day! The lettuces, violas (miraculously still alive), and even typically resilient basil and tomatoes growing in larger pots put up a fuss of dramatic fainting, fretting, and impromptu wilting when the heat was at its worst. My once lush and healthy lemon tree mysteriously dropped all of its leaves on one side. For a tiny plant, thyme has got it all - looks, an easy going nature, a deliciously warm aroma, a pungent, complicated flavour, and it makes an impact in a cramped space. It's a very hardy plant that can survive a cold zone 4 winter, as long as the soil is not dense or soggy.

In States With Medical Marijuana, Painkiller Deaths Drop by 25 Percent America has a major problem with prescription pain medications like Vicodin and OxyContin. Overdose deaths from these pharmaceutical opioids have approximately tripled since 1991, and every day 46 people die of such overdoses in the United States. However, in the 13 states that passed laws allowing for the use of medical marijuana between 1999 and 2010, 25 percent fewer people die from opioid overdoses annually. “The difference is quite striking,” said study co-author Colleen Barry, a health policy researcher at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in Baltimore. The shift showed up quite quickly and become visible the year after medical marijuana was accepted in each state, she told Newsweek. As with most findings involving marijuana and public policy, however, not everyone agrees on a single interpretation of the results. Not so fast, said Dr. “You don’t have primary care doctors in these states [prescribing] marijuana instead of Vicodin,” he said.

Horizon Herbs-Organic growers of medicinal herb seeds, medicinal herb plants, organic vegetable seeds and organic garden seeds. Empowering Gardeners to Grow Roots of Sustainability Thank you for your interest in open pollinated vegetables, culinary herbs and medicinal herbs. We are here to serve you and to nurture nature. Our greatest joy is to provide you with GOOD LIVE SEEDS. We believe that the best way to support good health of friends and family is to get everybody out into the garden to do some work in the sunshine, then feed them up on fresh salads and vegetables that are the results of their own good labors. Naturopathic doctors tell us that the best way to avoid cancer is to eat organic, freshly grown green leafy vegetables. We believe that by planting diversity we can really help the earth to heal. Here at Horizon Herbs, we continuously clean and test myriads of seed batches, and these bright and viable seeds are then packaged by hand and made available by way of our paper catalog and on this website. We put detailed growing instructions specific to the plant on each and every packet of seeds.