Although this plant was used more in the early days of the Greeks and Romans, it became famous throughout the 18th century. And, before that, during the Middle Ages it was used for oral benefits. MEDICINAL PROPERTIES: Calming, invigorating, digestion, stomach problems, gas, nausea, indigestion, colic, irritated intestine, digestive tract, headaches, colds, flu, etc.. EXTERNAL USE: Bad breath, teeth whitening, skin irritation, burns, itches, rashes, etc.. TOXICITY: Not recommended for use without your doctor's consent. 1.2oz
Both the root and the bark are used. It grows in tropical forests, it belongs to the Hypocrateaceae family; Within the genus Hippocrates there are about a hundred different species. MEDICINAL PROPERTIES: Anti-inflammatory, healing, anti-cancer, infections, gastric ulcers, kidney disease, amenorrhea, uterine infections, dysentery, cell regenerator, prevents the appearance of some tumors, etc. EXTERNAL USE: Wounds, ulcers on the skin, inflammations, insecticide, lice, mites, ectoparasites, infections, bruises on the skin, etc. TOXICITY: Not recommended for use without your doctor's consent.
Mullein, verbasco or candelaria, is a plant of European origin that is characterized by its hairy leaves and its long floral stem, where small and showy yellow flowers are arranged. There are different species of mullein and they all share the same medicinal applications. MEDICINAL PROPERTIES: Respiratory system, softens bronchial tubes, expectorants, cures lung diseases, asthma, allergies, cough, sore throat, pharyngitis, laryngitis, colds, etc. EXTERNAL USE: Deafness, earache, simple suppurations, throat irritation, toothache, skin conditions, burns, hemorrhoids, cellulite, wound healing, etc. TOXICITY: Not recommended for use without your doctor's consent.
Larrea tridentina, also known as governor plant, is a common plant of the deserts of the United States. It is called governor because it has a great ability to inhibit the development of plants that grow around it to obtain as much water as possible. The governor plant is one of the most appreciated and used medicinal plants in Mexico. MEDICINAL PROPERTIES: Kidney stones, kidney stones, bladder inflammation, inflammatory problems, urinary tract conditions, rheumatism, bone and muscle diseases, gallbladder inflammation, colds, respiratory diseases, etc. EXTERNAL USE: Hemorrhoids, skin inflammations, cosmetic uses, hair, skin problems, dandruff, hair loss, irritated skin, foot and armpit odor, skin fungus, etc. TOXICITY: Not recommended for use without your doctor's consent.
The genus "Equisetum" are very primitive plants that were related to ferns and of which about 50 species are known throughout the world, most of them in the northern hemisphere. MEDICINAL PROPERTIES: Diuretic, urine production, stops bleeding, reduces weight, fluid retention, obesity, uric acid, arthritis, gout, urinary tract, kidney stones, infections, urinary bladder, prostate, bones, osteoporosis, etc. EXTERNAL USE: Bleeding, rheumatism, hair, nails, baldness, dandruff, frequent nosebleeds, skin care, anti-inflammatory, acne, mouth ulcers, eyes, itching, female genital infections, hemorrhoids, etc. TOXICITY: Not recommended for use without your doctor's consent.
This tree is from Mexico and when the Spanish settlers realized its properties they called this flat “Cascara sagrada”. This plant lives in hot and semi-dry climates, also shaky climates. It is wild and is associated with the tropical deciduous and sub-deciduous forest, mesophilic forest, thorny forest, oak and pine forest. MEDICINAL PROPERTIES: Diabetes, gastric problems, bile, facilitates the digestion of food, gallstones, cirrhosis, liver, jaundice, insomnia, cancer, weight loss, eliminates toxins, nutritional, laxative in low doses, laxative in higher doses, etc. EXTERNAL USE: Hair, skin, headache, colic, abdominal pain, etc. TOXICITY: Not recommended for use without your doctor's consent.
Basil, Ocimum basilicum, is an aromatic plant native to India where it symbolizes the Hindu god Vishnu, the Greeks being the ones who introduced the spice to Europe more than 2,000 years ago. MEDICINAL PROPERTIES: Gastric spasms, stomach pains, flatulence, belching, aerophagia, indigestion, opens appetite, vomiting, nerves, anticoagulant, blood circulation, oxygen to cells, cleanses of toxins, hypertension, stimulates milk production during lactation, Alzheimer's , cancer, antioxidant, etc. EXTERNAL USE: Mouth problems, inflammations, sores, bad breath, ovarian cysts, nervous problems, hair tonic, acne, etc. TOXICITY: Not recommended for use without your doctor's consent. 1/2oz
The ancient Mesoamerican natives, especially the Mayans, made regular use of this medicinal plant. The scientific name "Turnera aphrodisiaca" refers to William Turner, a 16th century English physician who cataloged it for the first time. MEDICINAL PROPERTIES: Sexual stimulant, stimulant central nervous system, lungs, antibacterial, respiratory diseases, bronchitis, flu, cough, urinary infections, cystitis, kidney infections, kidney stones, provides energy to the body, exhaustion, depression, astringent, laxative, etc. EXTERNAL USE: Warts, healing, analgesic, fangiritis, stomatitis, alopecia due to seborrhea, etc. TOXICITY: Abortive properties. It is not recommended for use without the consent of your doctor. 1/2 oz.
Anise, Chinese star anise or badian (Illicium verum) is a spice native to China and Vietnam. MEDICINAL PROPERTIES: Carminatives, gases, digestion, abdominal bloating, abdominal cramps, lack of appetite, stimulant, diuretic, reduces fluid retention, eliminates toxins, antispasmodic, colic, cough, bronchitis, mucus, asthma, regulates menstruation, rheumatism, sexual desire , etc. EXTERNAL USE: skin infections, as long as there are no open wounds or skin irritation. Mild cases of acne, lice, scabies, TOXICITY: Not recommended for use without your doctor's consent. 1/2oz
It grows mainly in the tropical zone of America and only 22 species grow in South Asia, Australia and Oceania. Passionflower was formerly approved in the United States to be used as a natural sedative and was sold without a prescription. But, in 1978 it was removed from the market because its efficacy and safety had not been established. MEDICINAL PROPERTIES: Anxiety, mild sedative effects, analgesic, spasmolytic, stress, nerves, high blood pressure, hysteria, gastrointestinal spasms, spasmodic asthma, muscle contractures, dysmenorrhea, imbalance, migraine, tachycardia, gastroduodenal ulcer, etc. TOXICITY: Not recommended for use without your doctor's consent. 1/2oz
It combines 7 different flowers, making it a drink with a smooth and pleasant aroma and flavor. Orange blossom is a term of Arabic origin that means white flower. Orange blossom flowers come from different plants, generally orange, lemon and other citrus fruits. Contains passionflower, linden, valerian, lemon balm, orange blossoms, lemon grass and citron. MEDICINAL PROPERTIES: Fall asleep, relaxes the body and mind, calms nerves, reduces stress, recovers after fainting, relieves menstrual pain, headaches, pressure, etc. TOXICITY: Not recommended for use without your doctor's consent. 1/2oz
Ginger is a miraculous root, native to Southwest Asia, more specifically China and part of India, it grows in almost any tropical climate. MEDICINAL PROPERTIES: Pancreas, digestive enzymes, flatulence, anti bacteria, intestinal flora, dry mouth, gastritis, ulcers, diarrhea, constipation, colitis, vomiting, dizziness, flu, sinusitis, depression, testosterone, improve circulation, heart, etc. EXTERNAL USE: Pain, arthritis, bad breath, toothache, carpal tunnel syndrome, relaxing massages, etc. TOXICITY: Not recommended for use without your doctor's consent. 3/4oz
The Cuachalalate is one of the most common trees in central and southern Mexico. There is a long tradition of consumption of its properties since pre-Hispanic times, for its medicinal powers. MEDICINAL PROPERTIES: Gastritis, anticancer, circulatory problems, blood detoxifier, varicose veins, varicose ulcers, gastric ulcers, urinary discomfort, kidney problems, gastrointestinal diseases, etc. EXTERNAL USE: Fever, hardens gums, relieves fires, mouth ulcers, wounds, skin diseases, pimples, heals wounds, etc. TOXICITY: Not recommended for use without your doctor's consent. Makes 6 teabags.
Known since ancient times by the Egyptians, later used by the Greeks and distributed by themselves throughout the Mediterranean, this herb has been called the mother of all herbs for its various healing applications. MEDICINAL PROPERTIES: Flatulence, lack of appetite, anorexia, intestinal worms, liver, bile, gallbladder inflammation, arthritis, osteoarthritis, ascorbic acid, fluid production, rheumatism, inflammation or muscle tears, tendinitis, menstruation. etc. EXTERNAL USE: Fungicidal, pain, bactericidal and vulnerable properties, wounds, joint pain, sores, insect repellent, skin problems, flea and moth repellent, etc. TOXICITY: It has abortifacient properties, do not take or use externally during pregnancy and / or lactation. 3/8oz
Commonly called calendula or daisy, it is a genus of between 12 to 20 species of annual or perennial herbs of the Asteraceae family, native to the Mediterranean region and Asia Minor. MEDICINAL PROPERTIES: Anti-inflammatory, stomach ulcers, infections, dry cough, throat, menstrual cycle and flow, female reproductive system, amenorrhea, menstrual pain, scarring, digestive properties, cramps, antibiotic, etc. EXTERNAL USE: inflammation in the mouth or throat, mouth sores, gingivitis, pharyngitis, tonsillitis, scarring, disinfects, pain, hair and nails, vaginal infections, conjunctivitis, herpes, muscle atrophy, etc. TOXICITY: Not recommended for use without your doctor's consent. 1/4oz
Also known as the plant of happiness; it is an herb with numerous properties. It is used to also make the bows of musical instruments. It is native to Brazil and has a very hard and reddish wood. It is the national tree of Brazil since 1978. MEDICINAL PROPERTIES: Kidney disease, infections in the urine, digestive discomfort, stomach pain, bile spills, gastric ulcers, pain in the base, eliminates fat in the abdomen, helps to lose weight , etc. EXTERNAL USE: Dental problems, bathing with water, tuberculosis, inflammations, condyloma, etc. TOXICITY: Not recommended for use without your doctor's consent. 3/8oz
Sarsaparilla, salparilla, cerrajuda or sarsaparilla, is a plant that is traditionally used in popular medicine in many cultures due to its medicinal properties and benefits. MEDICINAL PROPERTIES: Kidney problems, blood cleanser, increases urine, uric acid, rheumatic pain, gout, cleanses, increases body sweat, antibacterial, antifungal, tonic, etc. EXTERNAL USE: Skin, acne, eczema, boils, urticaria, dermatosis, psoriasis, wounds, etc. TOXICITY: Not recommended for use without your doctor's consent. 1/2oz.