Herbal Remedies for depression, anxiety, mood disorders natural and proven
This web page gives a list of herbal remedies. The healing qualities of an herb depends on many things: cultivation, harvesting, storage, selection, discernment of quality, and the different processing methods used. Organic herbs are preferable. More Americans should incorporate natural herbal remedies in their health programs.
Herbal remedies for acne
At this time the best advice to those with acne is to eat more fish and vegetables and less sugar and sweets.
Herbal remedies for anxiety and stress
The following herbs can be helpful to reduce tension and anxiety
Kava kava is a potent anti anxiety herbal medicine but do not use it more than 3 times a week, in rare cases it can cause liver damage is used daily.
Passionflower is a good herb to reduce anxiety, it often begins to work within a few hours
Herbal remedies for asthma
Herbals remedies for cancer and tumors
Cancer is a complicated disease and there are few studies evaluating the role of natural herbal remedies in the prevention or treatment of various forms of cancer.
Catís claw -- in addition to its antimutagenic activity, Uncaria tomentosa extracts and fractions exert a direct antiproliferative activity on MCF7 breast cancer cells.
Curcumin and turmeric may be good anti cancer agents.
Mangosteen fruit and extract
Herbal remedies for cough
We are not aware of herbal remedies that are potent cough suppressants. The following herbs may be tried"
Herbal remedies for depression and to improve
St. John's wort has hypericin and hyperforin
Medicinal Herbs for Diabetes
For more energy and to fight fatigue
Ginseng -- Asian: panax ginseng -- North American: panax quinquefolius -- Siberian: eleutherococcus
Rhodeola rosea - Active substance salidroside, grown in arctic regions, has adaptogen, anti-fatigue, psychostimulant properties.
Herbal remedies for hair loss
Saw palmetto - Even though saw palmetto has been mentioned as an herb for hair loss, we am not yet convinced that it works.
Herbal remedies for headache of the migraine type
Herbal remedies for Infertility
Herbal remedies for inflammation
Catís claw has anti-TNFalpha properties
Curcumin, a turmeric extract shows a great deal of promise
Devil's claw may also be of benefit
Hypertension or high blood pressure
Herbal remedies for impotence
Hormy goat weed with icariin, a flavonol
Mucuna pruriens has l dopa and many other beneficial substances
Tongkat ali certainly can be considered an impotency herb
Yohimbe is an impotency herb that works in an hour or two but has unpleasant side effects if the right dose is not taken.
Herbal remedies for the Immune system
Echinacea herbs -- Echinacea purpurea -- E. angustifolia -- E. pallida
Herbal remedies for liver problems
Horsetail used in hepatitis
Milk thistle herb
Herbal remedies for memory loss
Herbal remedies for menopause
Many herbs have been touted for menopause, but the research regarding the benefits of herbs for menopausal symptoms has not been consistent.
Black Cohosh for menopause symptoms. May reduce levels of LH, lack of estrogenic effect.
Herbal remedies for prostate gland enlargement
Urinary Tract Infections
Herbal remedies for weight loss
Citrus Aurantium or bitter orange
Garcinia cambogia, brand name CitriMax, has hydroxycitric acid
Green tea extract
Q. I was wondering why it is suggested that herbal remedies be cycled, i.e. taken for a few days or weeks and then stopped, then restarted. Is there a particular herb cycle that works best? Do all herbs need this? Is there a specific, identified reason i.e. what happens in the body, etc.?
A. We just don't know enough about the long term effects of many herbal remedies if taken daily for periods of months or years. Therefore, in order to minimize side effects, taking breaks is a cautious approach.