101 Illnesses and Wonder Herbs that Battle Them

1. Abscesses. Echinacea, burdock, goldenseal.

2. Acne. Red clover, burdock.

3. Age Spots. Rub lightly with lemon juice daily. Internally, milk thistle, dandelion root.

4. AIDS. Echinacea root, astragalus root, dandelion root, una de gato, garlic, jalapeno pepper, licorice root, olive leaf.

5. Alcoholism. Milk thistle, kudzu.

6. Allergies. Nettles, una de gato, ephedra, bee pollen.

7. Alzheimerís Disease. Ginkgo biloba, gotu kola, Siberian ginseng.

8. Amenorrhea. Squawvine, black cohosh, false or true unicorn root.

9. Anxiety and Panic. Valerian, chamomile, skullcap, hops, passion flower, St. Johnís wort, damiana, borage. QUIK TIP: You can stop a panic attack dead in its tracks--with baby powder. Buy a small bottle and carry it in your pocket. When you feel anxious or suspect a full blown anxiety attack is on the way, sniff lightly. Solid studies confirm that the powder triggers memories of safety and security from childhood that will drive panic away.

10. Appetite, Poor. Bitters, ginger root, dill weed, panax or Siberian ginsengs.

11. Arteriosclerosis. Hawthorne, tienchi, ginkgo biloba, green tea, garlic, gugulipid, cayenne, African bird pepper.

12. Arthritis. Una de gato (catís claw), antler velvet, bilberry, bromelain, boswella, turmeric, yucca, devilís claw, black cohosh, ginger root, cayenne, African bird pepper, white willow bark. The amino sugar--glucosamine sulfate--has worked miracles, too.

13. Asthma. Licorice root, ephedra, ginger root, marshmallow root, una de gato, mullein.

14. Attention Deficit Disorder. Passion flower, catnip.

15. Athleteís Foot. Tea tree oil to affected area. Daub with 1-2 drops on cotton ball.

16. Back Pain. Antler velvet, una de gato, passion flower, glucosamine sulfate.

17. Bad Breath. Wheat grass, barley grass, alfalfa, parsley.

18. Bladder Infection. Uva ursi, buchu, juniper berries, parsley, marshmallow root, ginger root, lobelia, goldenseal, cranberry.

19. Body Odor. Topically, apple vinegar. Internally, sage.

20. Breathing Difficulties. Mullein, ephedra, scute, platycodon, morus root, fritillary, asparagus root, schizandra, gardenia, dong quai.

21. High Blood Pressure. Garlic, hawthorne, una de gato, apple cider0. Mononucleosis. Echinacea, astragalus, una de gato, licorice root.

22. Bronchitis. Goldenseal, echinacea, garlic, catnip, marshmallow root, mullein, bromelain, ginger root.

23. Burns. Aloe vera, calendula, chamomile, vitamin E.

24. Bursitis. Bromelain, turmeric, jatoba.

25. Cancer. Echinacea, licorice root, una de gato, suma, astragalus, ligustrum, shiitake and maitake mushrooms.

26. Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. Bromelain, curcumin, burdock, vitamin B-6.

27. Cellulite. Hawthorne, ginkgo biloba, gotu kola, bilberry, African bird pepper, chickweed.

28. Cervical Dysplasia. Goldenseal, wheatgrass juice.

29. Cholesterol (high). Garlic, gugulipid, milk thistle, ginger, antler velvet.

30. Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. Siberian Ginseng, shiitake mushroom.

31. Crohnís Disease. Una de gato, goldenseal, marshmallow root.

32. Circulation (poor). Ginkgo biloba, grapeseed extract, una de gato, ginger, garlic, onion, sage, cinnamon. hawthorne, una de gato, apple cider vinegar.

33. Colds and Flu. Echinacea, goldenseal, una de gato, garlic, mullein, ginger, cayenne.

34. Cold Sores. Hyssop, licorice, aloe vera.

35. Colitis. Flaxseed, slippery elm, chamomile, marshmallow root, goldenseal, ginger root, licorice root.

36. Depression. Damiana, St. Johnís wort, una de gato, ginkgo biloba.

37. Diabetes Mellitus. Bilberry, ginkgo biloba, grapeseed extract, hawthorne, tienchi, garlic, onions, fenugreek, bitter melon, Siberian ginseng, red panax ginseng, pedra hume caa, African bird pepper, sage, gymnema sylvestre.

38. Diarrhea. Catnip, chamomile, peppermint, ginger root, psyllium husk, goldenseal, garlic, bitter orange.

39. Dizziness. Ginkgo biloba, African bird pepper, hawthorne, tienchi.

40. Ear Infection. Garlic, mullein, marshmallow root, echinacea.

41. Eczema. Flax or borage oil internally and externally.

42. Endometriosis. Dong quai, alfalfa, dandelion root.

43. Fatigue. Red panax ginseng, suma, Siberian ginseng, una de gato, bee pollen, guarana, ephedra, kola nut, yerba mate.

44. Fibrocystic Breast Disease. Vitamin E, una de gato (catís claw), flaxseed oil, borage oil.

45. Fibromyalgia. Malic acid, magnesium, glucosamine sulfate, garlic, apple vinegar.

46. Folliculitis. Burdock root, echinacea, red clover.

47. Frigidity. Schizandra, avena sativa, antler velvet, chamomile, catnip, damiana, suma, wild yam, saw palmetto, Chinese orchid.

48. Fungus. Garlic, tea tree oil.

49. Gallstones. Wild yam, lobelia, dandelion root.

50. Gout. Stinging nettles.

51. Hay Fever. Dandelion root, fenugreek seed, capsicum, thyme leaf, nettle.

52. Headaches. Feverfew, valerian, passion flower, skullcap, hops.

53. Heartburn. Slippery elm, marshmallow root, peppermint, catnip.

54. Heart Failure. Hawthorn berry, ginkgo biloba.

55. Hepatitis, viral. Milk thistle, licorice root, chicory, yarrow, una de gato, dandelion.

56. Impotence. Antler velvet, ginkgo biloba, schizandra, Chinese orchid, yohimbe, damiana, avena sativa, panax ginseng, fo-ti (ho shou wu), cordyceps, royal jelly, bee pollen, saw palmetto, pygeum, potency root.

57. Infertility. Male: Siberian ginseng. Female: False unicorn root, Siberian ginseng, royal jelly, licorice root, yarrow, dong quai.

58. Insomnia. Chamomile tea, valerian, passion flower, hops, skullcap.

59. Intestinal Cramps. Goldenseal , cayenne, cinnamon, slippery elm, catnip, chamomile.

60. Irritable Bowel. Una de gato, peony, acidophilus, fiber.

61. Kidney Stones. Lobelia, uva ursi.

62. Macular Degeneration. Bilberry, ginkgo biloba, grapeseed extract.

63. Manic-Depressive Syndrome. Damiana, lecithin, pumpkin seed, St. Johnís wort.

64. Memory Impairment. Ginkgo biloba, ginseng, gotu kola.

65. Menopause. Dong quai, suma, agnus chaste berry, antler velvet, licorice root, Siberian ginseng, wild yam.

66. Menstrual Bleeding, Excessive. Shepherdís purse, geranium.

67. Menstrual Cramps. Cramp bark, black cohosh, Jamaican dogwood, dong quai, peony, blue cohosh.

68. Migraine. Feverfew.

69. Mitral Valve Prolapse. Hawthorne berry, cactus grandiflora.

70. Mononucleosis. Echinacea, astragalus, una de gato, licorice root.

71. Multiple Sclerosis. Fish oil. NOTE: Immune-stimulating herbs such as una de gato and echinacea reportedly have helped to keep MS in remission but might intensify damage when MS is in an active phase. Seek the advice of a qualified health care professional.

72. Neuritis and Neuropathy. Kelp, skullcap, una de gato, cayenne, African bird pepper.

73. Nosebleeds. Cayenne (stirred into water, sipped).

74. Osteoporosis. Wild yam, calcium.

75. Overweight. Alisma, garcinia cambogia, guarana, ephedra, kelp, garlic, apple cider vinegar, dandelion, chickweed.

76. Pain. Cayenne, passion flower.

77. Palpitations of the Heart. Hawthorne.

78. Parasites (intestinal). Black walnut hull, una de gato.

79. Pelvic Inflammatory Disease. Echinacea, goldenseal, red clover, Siberian ginseng.

80. Periodontal Disease. Rinse mouth with goldenseal and myrrh teas. Co-enzyme Q-10, germanium, Russian rhodiola and other supplements that help the blood carry oxygen have worked miracles as well.

81. PMS. Alfalfa, wild yam, suma, agnus chaste berry, black cohosh.

82. Prostate Enlargement (benign only). Saw palmetto berries, African pygeum bark.

83. Psoriasis. Sarsaparilla, milk thistle.

84. Sciatica. Turmeric, bromelain.

85. Seborrheic Dermatitis. Flaxseed oil.

86. Shingles. Cayenne, una de gato, fresh leek juice.

87. Sinus Infection. Goldenseal, echinacea, cayenne, bromelain, horseradish.

88. Smoking Addiction. Lobelia , oatstraw.

89. Sprains. Bromelain.

90. Stroke. Ginkgo biloba, cayenne.

91. Sty. Goldenseal.

92. Stress. Red panax ginseng, Siberian ginseng, avena sativa, schizandra, chamomile, catnip, valerian, hops, scullcap.

93. Surgery. Bromelain, panax ginseng root.

94. Tendonitis. Una de gato (catís claw), bromelain, cayenne.

95. Thrombophlebitis. fish oil, garlic, magnesium, vitamin E.

96. Tinnitus. Ginkgo biloba, black cohosh, cordyceps.

97. Ulcer. Slippery elm, goldenseal, aloe vera juice, una de gato.

98. Varicose Veins. Bilberry, ginkgo biloba, hawthorne.

99. Vision (deteriorating or poor). Bilberry, eyebright, ginkgo biloba, African bird pepper, atel cugel.

100. Warts. EXTERNAL USE ONLY: Freshly-squeezed garlic oil, castor oil, tea tree oil.

101. Water Retention. Uva ursi, dandelion root, parsley, chickweed.

Medical Advisory: If you are pregnant or nursing or seriously ill or think you might be, consult a healthcare professional you know and trust before diagnosing and treating yourself or changing your diet in any significant way. The information presented here is for informational purposes and historical perspective only. It is not intended to diagnose, treat, prevent or cure any disease.

Copyright (c) 1998. All rights reserved.MR REPORT by JONATHAN STEELE