Herbal Material Medica

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Below is an Herbal Materia Medica for your reference. *

Key for herb information presented below:

Common Name (Other Name)
Latin Name; Family
Anastasia’s Remedies: Name of products we use the herb in
Uses: Ethnomedicinal and common.
Properties: V is for Vata, P is for Pitta, K is for Kapha (see Introduction to Ayurveda)

Longan fruit (Long yan rou)

Euphoria longan

Anastasia’s Remedies:

Uses:

Antifungal, Calms Spirit, Heart Palpitations, Nourishes Blood, Relieves Insomnia, Supports Memory, Tonifies Heart and Spleen

Systems:

Circulatory, Digestive

Properties:

Sweet / Warming

Lychii berry (Gou qi zi)

Lycium chinensis

Anastasia’s Remedies:

Uses:

Adrenals, Blood Tonic, Calms Heart and Nervous System, Improves Vision, Increases Longevity, Increases Vitality, Liver, Promotes Cheerfulness, Supports Kidney

Systems:

Properties:

Sweet / Neutral

Marshmallow

Althea offinalis; Malvaceae

Anastasia’s Remedies:

Uses:

Bronchitis, Decreases Infection or Bleeding, Decreases Kidney/Bladder Inflammation, Demulcent, Diuretic, Emollient, Expectorant, Helps Cough, Laxative, Nutritive Tonic, Rejuvenative, Whooping Cough

Systems:

Digestive, Nervous, Respiratory, Urinary

Properties:

Sweet / Cooling / Sweet, VPK=

Motherwort

Leonurus cardiac; Labiatae

Anastasia’s Remedies:

Uses:

Alternative, Cardiac Tonic, Carminative, Diaphoretic, Diuretic, Emmenagogue, Relaxant, Uterine Stimulant

Systems:

Properties:

Bitter, PK-, Pungent / Cooling / Pungent, V+

Mullein

Verbascum thaspus; Scrophulariaceae

Anastasia’s Remedies:

Uses:

Anti-inflammatory, Anti-tussive, Antispasmodic, Demulcent, Expectorant, Relieves Cough

Systems:

Properties:

Astringent, Bitter, PK-, Sweet / Cooling / Pungent, V+

Nettles

Urtica dioica; Urticaceae

Anastasia’s Remedies:

Uses:

Chlorophyll, Diuretic, Expectorant, Hemostatic, Increases Energy, Nourishes Blood, Nutritive, Relieves Fatigue, Tonic, Vitamin A/C

Systems:

Blood, Digestive, Fluids, Respiratory

Properties:

Astringent, Little Sweet and Salty / Cooling

Osha

Ligusticum porteri; Umbelliferae

Anastasia’s Remedies:

Uses:

Antibacterial, Antiviral, Expectorant, Reduces Fevers, Restores Lungs, Soothes Throat

Systems:

Properties:

Bitter/ Heating/ Pungent, KV-, P+

Poke root

Phytolacca decandra; Phytolaccaceae

Anastasia’s Remedies:

Uses:

Alternative, Cathartic, Clears Toxins, Dissipates Tumors, Emetic, Promotes Lymph Cleansing, Relieves Liver Qi Stagnation

Systems:

Properties:

Bitter / Cooling / Pungent, PK-, V+

Propolis

Resina Propoli

Anastasia’s Remedies:

Uses:

B Vitamins, Flavonoids, Nasal Congestion, Relieves Influenza, Respiratory Conditions, Rich in Minerals, Sore Throat, Supports Immune System, Tumors, Ulcers

Systems:

Properties:

Reishi (Ling zhi)

Ganoderma lucidum

Anastasia’s Remedies:

Uses:

Anti-allergenic, Anti-inflammatory, Anti-tumor, Anti-tussive, Antibacterial, Heart Tonic, Immune Stimulant, Increase Spiritual Awareness, Longevity, Nervine, Strengthens Spirit

Systems:

Properties:

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