Slippery Elm Bark
Scientific Name: Ulmus Rubra
Uses: Slippery Elm Bark can be used to make salves for burns, cuts and skin inflammation. It can also be taken orally to relieve a sore throat or cough.
Scientific Name: Hydrastis Canadensis
Uses: Goldenseal Root has been used to treat upper respiratory tract infections, stuffy nose, colds and hay fever.
Scientific Name: Echinacea Angustifolia
Uses: Echinacea is primarily used to strengthen the immune system and has been used to treat illnesses such as the common cold and flu. It can also be used to treat yeast infections.
Black Walnut Hulls
Scientific Name: Juglans Nigra
Uses: Black Walnut Hulls contain the chemical Juglone. This chemical has been used as a antibacterial, antiviral, anti-parasitic and fungicide.
Scientific Name: Acer Spicatum
Uses: Mountain Maple Bark is commonly used in the cosmetic, food and nutraceutical industries.
White Oak Bark
Scientific Name: Quercus Alba
Uses: White Oak Bark has many uses which include as acting as astringent, antiseptic and anti-inflammatory.
Black Haw Bark
Scientific Name: Viburnum Prunifolium
Uses: Black Haw Bark is commonly used to treat fluid retention, treating diarrhea and asthma.
Wild Lettuce Leaf
Scientific Name: Lactuca Quercina
Uses: Wild Lettuce has commonly been used to treat coughs, asthma, trouble sleeping and muscle and joint pains.
Black Cohosh Root
Scientific Name: Cimicifuga Racemosa
Uses: Black Cohosh Root has been used to ease the severity of menstrual cramps and symptoms of menopause.
Wild Cherry Bark
Scientific Name: Prunus Serotina
Uses: Wild Cherry bark is often used to make medicine to treat colds, coughs, diarrhea and digestive pain.
Black Indian Hemp
Scientific Name: Apocynum Cannabinum
Uses: Black Indian Hemp is commonly used to treat fever, dysentery, slowing the pulse and cardiac diseases.
Scientific Name: Collinsonia Canadensis
Uses: Stone Root is commonly used to treat urinary tract problems. It is also used to increase urine flow to relieve the retention of water in the body.
Wild Yam Root
Scientific Name: Dioscorea Composita
Uses: Wild Yam is commonly used to treat menstrual cramps, nausea, morning sickness, menopausal symptoms and inflammation.
Scientific Name: Hydrangea Arborescens
Uses: Hydrangea is commonly used to treat urinary tract problems, infections of the bladder and prostate and painful urination. It has also been used to treat hay fever.
Scientific Name: Eupatorium Purpureum
Uses: Gravel Root has traditionally been used to treat urinary tract problems, infections of the bladder and prostate and painful urination.
Scientific Name: Sassafras Albidum
Uses: Sassafras leaf is a popular for its use as file which is commonly used as a flavoring and thickening agent in soups.
Witch Hazel Leaf
Scientific Name: Hamamelis Virginiana
Uses: There are many uses for Witch Hazel Leaf. It is often used to produce extracts for topical uses. Common uses for the extracts include blemish control, soothing of poison ivy and poison oak outbreaks, treat sunburn and dry skin and heal diaper rash.
Bayberry Root Bark
Scientific Name: Myrica Cerifera
Uses: Bayberry root bark has traditionally been used to treat diarrhea, headaches, colds, flu and coughs.
Scientific Name: Thuja Occidentalis
Uses: Thuja is a species of evergreen tree in the cypress family native to North America. The leaf or foliage is typically harvested and processed to obtain its natural oil which contains a compound called Thujone. It is mainly used in the cosmetic industry as a fragrance. However, it can also be used to treat respiratory infections, skin infections and cold sores.
Southern Prickly Ash Bark
Scientific Name: Zanthoxylum
Uses: Southern Prickly Ash Bark has traditionally been used to treat menstrual cramps, poor blood circulation, joint pain, toothache, sores and ulcers.
Wild Indigo Root
Scientific Name: Baptisia Tinctoria
Uses: Wild Indigo Root has traditionally been used to treat ailments such as the flu, common cold, malaria and lymph node infections.