Bedstraw: For kidney disorders, thyroid gland complaints, the lymphatic system, skin disorders

Bedstraw (Galium verum) is a very valuable plant to the average herbalist because it can be used for a wide range of problems. With its diuretic and alterative actions, it is most beneficial as a lymphatic tonic, especially in the case of adenoid disorders and...

Parsley: Beneficial for indigestion, stomach cramps, bloating, nausea, supports the immune system, helps prevent osteoporosis

Parsley is readily available and widely used in cookery but it is often under-appreciated. It can be found throughout the year at the market, it’s cheap so just about anyone can buy it. Parsley is a highly nutritious plant and has ample vitamins and antioxidants...

Horsetail: A storehouse of minerals, has astringent, toning and anti-haemorrhagic action

Horsetail is a very popular herbal remedy as it is a storehouse of minerals. Due to its high content of silica, horsetail (Equisetum arvense) is recommended when it is necessary for the body to repair bony tissues. Silica helps to fix calcium, so that the body can...

Yarrow: For the relief of diarrhoea, dysentery, haemorrhoids, menstrual & menopausal problems, uterine fibroids, aids liver, gall bladder and kidney function

Yarrow has an important place in the history of herbs. It has two agents which promote blood coagulation, several which have anti-inflammatory and pain-relieving action, and others which are antiseptic. As well as healing internal and external wounds, yarrow counters...