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)

Rehmannia (Shu di huang)

Rehmannia glutinosa; Scrophulariaceae

Anastasia’s Remedies:

Uses:

Anemia, Cirrhosis, Diabetes, Hair Loss, Irregular Menses, Low Back Pain, Nutritive Tonic, Rejuvenation, Senility, Sexual Debility, Weak Kidneys

Systems:

Digestive, Reproductive, Respiratory, Urinary

Properties:

Bitter / Cooling / Sweet, K+, PV-, Sweet

Rose (Shatapatri, Yeu ji jua)

Rosa spp.; Rosaceae

Anastasia’s Remedies:

Uses:

Alternative, Carminative, Decreases Heat in Upper Body, Dizziness, Emmenagogue, Headache, Nervine, Opens Mind and Heart, Promotes Peace, Refreshes Eyes, Removes Irritability

Systems:

Circulatory, Female Reproductive, Nervous

Properties:

Astringent / Cooling, Sweet

Schizandra (Wu wei zi)

Schizandra chinensis; Magnoliaceae

Anastasia’s Remedies:

Uses:

Calms Heart, Enriches Kidney Yin, Insomnia, Promotes Proper Liver Function, Quiets Spirit, Relieves Hepatitis, Supports Lungs, Yin and Yang Tonic

Systems:

Properties:

Bitter / Heating, Pungent, Salty, Sour, Sweet

Shankhapushpi

Evolvulus alsinoides

Anastasia’s Remedies:

Uses:

Aids Brains Function, Alternative, Anticonvulgent, Antidepressant, Antiepileptic, Improves Memory, Increases Intelligence, Removes Addictions, Removes Evil Spirits, Tonic

Systems:

Properties:

Astringent / Heating / Sweet, VPK-

Shatavari (tian men dong)

Asparagus racemosus; Liliaceae

Anastasia’s Remedies:

Uses:

Dehydration, Diarrhea, Dysentery, Female Reproductive Tonic, Hematemesis, Hyperacidity, Impotence, Infertility, Leucorrhea, Lung Disorders, Menopause, Sexual Debility, Stomach Ulcers

Systems:

Properties:

Bitter / Cooling / Sweet, K+ (In Excess), PV-, Sweet

Siberian ginseng

Eleuthro senticosus; Araliaceae

Anastasia’s Remedies:

Uses:

Adrenal Support, Antirheumatic, Antispasmodic, Increase Energy, Tonic

Systems:

Properties:

P+, Pungent, Sweet / Heating / Sweet, VK-

St. Johns Wort

Hypericum perforatum; Hypericaceae

Anastasia’s Remedies:

Uses:

Antispasmodic, Expectorant, Lifts the Spirit and Rids Depression, Relieves Infection and Pain, Stimulates Lungs, Strengthens and Restores Nervous System

Systems:

Properties:

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

Tulsi

Ocimum sanctum

Anastasia’s Remedies:

Uses:

Adaptogen, Awakens Spiritual Insight, Gives Sense of Well Being, Immune Stimulant, Increases Memory and Awareness, Relieves Cold and Flu, Relieves Cough, Tonic

Systems:

Properties:

Bitter, Pungent / Heating, Sweet

Vitex

Vitex agnus caltus; Verbaenaceae

Anastasia’s Remedies:

Uses:

Amenorrhea, Circulates Uterus Qi, Dysmenorrhea, Excessive Lactation, Harmonizes Menstruation, Hormonal Balancing, Increases Sexual Vitality, Infertility, Leucorrhea, PMS, Reduces Irritability, Spermatorrhea

Systems:

Properties:

A Bit Astringent / Neutral / Dry, Bitter, Pungent

White Pine

Pinus alba; Pinaceae

Anastasia’s Remedies:

Uses:

Carminative, Diaphoretic, Expectorant

Systems:

Properties:

Pungent / Heating / Pungent

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