Urinary System

May 4, 2018

Burdock (Arctium lappa) Research

Latin Name: Arctium lappa Family: Asteraceae Burdock has been used as a blood cleanser, fever reducer, for itchy skin, and more.  It is revered in Chinese medicine and has been used in blends for its anti-cancer action.  Preliminary scientific studies have demonstrated anti-inflammatory, anti-infection, anti-diabetic, and hypolipidemic potential; more research […]
May 4, 2018

Calendula / Marigold (Calendula officinalis) Research

Latin Name: Calendula officinalis Family: Asteraceae Calendula flowers have an unique aroma and brilliant orange and yellow coloration.  It has shown in research to be a promising ingredient in skin recipes. RESEARCH The listings of research below represent a compilation of scientific articles found on the species, with a very brief overview […]
May 5, 2018

Cardamom (Elettaria cardamomum) Research

Latin Name: Elettaria cardamomum Greater Cardamom: Amomum subulatum Family: Zingeberaceae Cardamom, in the same family as ginger, is a revered Indian herb used to improve digestive issues, respiratory complaints, and freshen the breathe.  In research, it has shown beneficial antimicrobial and analgesic actions. RESEARCH The listings of research below represent a compilation […]
May 5, 2018

Carrot Seed (Daucus carrota) Research

Latin Name: Daucus carrota Family: Apiaceae People have used carrot seed oil as a diuretic, to help with indigestion, for kidney complaints, menstrual pains, as a cardiac relaxant, and as an antispasmodic. RESEARCH The listings of research below represent a compilation of scientific articles found on the species, with a very brief […]
May 5, 2018

Catnip (Nepeta cataria) Research

Latin Name: Nepeta cataria Family: Lamiaceae Most cats respond with ridiculous behavior to catnip because of its nepetalactone constituent.  Humans have smoked and inhaled catnip for a relaxing and euphoric affect.  The plant also has an insect repelling benefit. The listings of research below represent a compilation of scientific articles found on […]
May 7, 2018

Chamomile Roman (Chamaemelum nobile) Research

Latin Name: Chamaemelum nobile or Anthemis nobilis Family: Asteraceae Roman chamomile has been used for indigestion, respiratory congestion, and mental fatigue.  It has also been used topically as an antiseptic, and to help reduce inflammation. RESEARCH The listings of research below represent a compilation of scientific articles found on the species, with […]
May 9, 2018

Coltsfoot (Tussilago farfara) Research

Latin Name: Tussilago farfara Family: Asteraceae Coltsfoot is an early Spring herb resembling the dandelion, and may have anti-diabetic and antitussive properties. RESEARCH The listings of research below represents a compilation of scientific articles found on the species, with a very brief overview description of each article/study. Research found is […]
May 9, 2018

Coriander (Coriandrum sativum) Research

Latin Name:  Coriandrum sativum Family: Apiaceae The leaves and seeds of C. sativum are both used frequently in cooking.  The leaves are commonly called cilantro, and the seeds are commonly called coriander.  Both have been used as a remedy for a variety of digestive complaints.  Studies have shown it may also […]
May 10, 2018

Cumin (Cuminum cyminum) Research

Latin Name: Cuminum cyminum Family: Apiaceae Cumin is a food spice that has been enjoyed for thousands of years.  As an herb, it is used to help with flatulence and other digestive complaints. The listings of research below represent a compilation of scientific articles found on the species, with a very brief […]
May 10, 2018

Dandelion (Taraxacum officinale) Research

Latin Name: Taraxacum officinale Family: Asteraceae RESEARCH The listings of research below represents a compilation of scientific articles found on the species, with a very brief overview description of each article/study.  Research found is catalogued by therapeutic action.  This categorized compilation of research articles does not necessarily imply that there are […]
May 10, 2018

Dill (Anethum graveolens) Research

Latin Name: Anethum graveolens Family: Apiaceae The dill plant is a diuretic that has shown to offer relief of menstrual pains. Studies have also demonstrated it may have a hypolipidemic and hypoglycemic effect.  It has also been used as a folk remedy for digestive issues and oral inflammation. RESEARCH The listings of […]
May 10, 2018

Dong Quai (Angelica sinensis) Research

Latin Name: Angelica sinensis Family: Apiaceae Also called female ginseng, dong quai is an herb that has been used as a female health tonic: for menstrual complaints and menopausal symptoms. RESEARCH The listings of research below represent a compilation of scientific articles found on the species, with a very brief […]