Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Yucca

Yucca has a long history of use as a folk remedy employed for treatment of arthritis and rheumatism and is cultivated as an important...

Yohimbe

Yohimbe is an herb derived from the inner bark of the yohimbe tree which grows wild throughout Africa. Long considered an a effective aphrodisiac,...

Yellow Dock

Yellow dock is small, leafy plant that grows wild in Europe and the United State. Also called curly dock, and closely related to rhubarb,...

Wood Betony

Betony, also known as Wood Betony, was once held in high regard by ancient folk healers. Used as a herbal treatment for a host...

Willow Bark

The bark of the common Willow tree, also known as the Pussy Willow, is the source of a wide range of phenolic glycosides, of...

Valerian

Valerian (Valeriana officinalis) of the family Valerianaceae, is a tall perennial herb with hollow stems that bear white or reddish flowers. The vertical rhizome...

Uva Ursi

Uva ursi is also referred to as bearberry, kinnickinick, whortleberry, bear's grape, mountain cranberry and mealberry. The leaves of this small shrub have been...

Turmeric

Turmeric is an essential flavoring spice of Indian and other cuisines. The Turmeric rhizome provides the typical yellow color of many curry dishes and...

Suma

Suma, also called Para toda, is the dried root of Pfaffia Paniculata, a plant found in the Atlantic rain forest of Brazil. First introduced...

Schisandra

Schisandra (Schisandra chinensis) of the family Schisandraceae is a creeping vine with small red berries that is native to Northern China. In ancient China...

Saw Palmetto

Almost half the male population over age 50 suffers from enlarged prostate (benign prostatic hypertrophy or BPH), with symptoms ranging from inflammation (prostatitis), to...

Saint John’s Wort

Saint John's Wort (Hypericum perforatum), also known as Goatweed, Hypericum and Klamath Wee, belongs to a group of about two hundred herbs of the...