Tuesday, May 24, 2022
HomeNutritional Resources

Nutritional Resources

Willow

source : pixabay BASIC INFORMATION Biological name (genus and species): Salix nigra Parts used for medicinal purposes: Bark Chemicals this herb contains: Salicin Salinigrin Tannins KNOWN EFFECTS Causes protein molecules to clump together. Produces puckering. BASIC INFORMATION Biological name (genus and species): Salix nigra Parts used for...

Wintergreen

source : pixabay BASIC INFORMATION Biological name (genus and species): Gaultheria procumbens Parts used for medicinal purposes: Leaves Roots Stems Chemicals this herb contains: Methyl salicylate Monotropitoside KNOWN EFFECTS Blocks impulses to pain center in brain. Irritates stomach. Miscellaneous information: Toxicity is unlikely unless you...

Witch Hazel

source : pixabay BASIC INFORMATION Biological name (genus and species): Hamamelis virginiana Parts used for medicinal purposes: Bark Leaves Twigs Chemicals this herb contains: Bitters Calcium oxalate Gallic acid Hamamelitannin Hexose sugar Tannins Volatile oils KNOWN EFFECTS Shrinks tissues (ointments, solutions, suppositories). Interferes with...

Woodruff

source : pixabay BASIC INFORMATION Biological name (genus and species): Asperula odorata, Galium odoratum Parts used for medicinal purposes: Entire plant Chemicals this herb contains: Asperuloside Bitters Coumarin Oil Tannins KNOWN EFFECTS Stimulates gastrointestinal tract. Decreases thickness and increases fluidity of mucus from lungs...

Wormseed

source : pixabay BASIC INFORMATION Biological name (genus and species): Chenopodium ambrosioides Parts used for medicinal purposes: Roots Berries/fruits Chemicals this herb contains: Ascaridol Calcium Cymene d-camphor l-limonene Saponin Terpene Vitamins A and C Volatile oils KNOWN EFFECTS Inhibits growth and development of germs. ...

Wormwood

source : pixabay BASIC INFORMATION Biological name (genus and species): Artemisia absinthium Parts used for medicinal purposes: Berries/fruits Leaves Chemicals this herb contains: Absinthol Thujone Volatile oils KNOWN EFFECTS Depresses central nervous system. Thujone causes mind-altering changes and may lead to psychosis. Increases stomach...

Yarrow

BASIC INFORMATION Biological name (genus and species): Achillea millefolium Parts used for medicinal purposes: Berries/fruits Leaves Chemicals this herb contains: Achilleic acid Achilleine Bitters Caledivain Tannins Volatile oils KNOWN EFFECTS Reduces blood-clotting time. Interferes with absorption of iron and other minerals when taken...

Yellow Cedar

source : pixabay BASIC INFORMATION Biological name (genus and species): Thuja occidentalis Parts used for medicinal purposes: Leaves Chemicals this herb contains: Fenchone Pinipirin Tannins Thujetic acid Thujone Volatile oils KNOWN EFFECTS Stimulates central nervous system. Stimulates heart muscle to contract more efficiently. Destroys...

Yellow Dock

source : pixabay BASIC INFORMATION Biological name (genus and species): Rumex crispus Parts used for medicinal purposes: Leaves Roots Chemical this herb contains: Potassium oxalate KNOWN EFFECTS Irritates skin when handled. Stimulates gastrointestinal tract. Miscellaneous information: Is used as food in salads. UNPROVED...

Yellow Lady’s Slipper

source : pixabay BASIC INFORMATION Biological name (genus and species): Cypripedium pubescens Parts used for medicinal purposes: Roots Chemicals this herb contains: Resin Tannins Volatile acid Volatile oils KNOWN EFFECTS Irritates mucous membranes. Stimulates gastrointestinal tract. Increases perspiration. Miscellaneous information: Hairs on stems and leaves...
Advertisingspot_img

Popular posts

My favorites

I'm social

0FansLike
0FollowersFollow
3,325FollowersFollow
0SubscribersSubscribe