Medicinal herbs

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FRENCH PHARMACOPOEIA



This is the tenth edition reviewed in 2000

- List A contains 454 medicinal plants used in allopathy(western medicine) and some of them in homeopathy

- List B contains 73 medicinal plants whose toxicity is considered too important for a traditional use, they serve mainly to prepare homeopathic drugs .

Below we give a simplified List A (translated from French) , you shall find the scientific name and common name, the parts used and for most of them their main field of prescription

BEWARE : medicinal plants and herbs preparations may present some danger, always ask for advice when you do not know well herbs and drugs.





Abies pectina D. C. , buds, benign cough, bronchitis, common cold, sore throat and mouth inflammation, subacute pharyngitis
Abies sibirica Ledeb., needles, essential oil
Acacia catechou Willd. ,wood
Acacia nilotica (L.) Delile Gum Arabic
Acacia senegal L. Willd. Gum Arabic
Acacia vereck Guill. et Perr. Gum Arabic
Achillea millefolium L. Milfoil , flowers, dermatological affections , various digestive ailments, colon spasms, intestinal colic, colitis
Achillea moscata Jacq.Yarrow, whole plant with flowers
Aconitum napellus L. Aconite, Western Monkshood, root
Acorus calamus L. acorus , thallus
Adiantum capilus-veneris L. Maidenhair Fern(Montpellier), leave
Adiantum pedatum L. Maidenhair Fern (Canada), leave
Adonis vernalis L. Pheasant's Eye, whole plant
Aesculus hippocastanum L. horse chestnut, seed, vasculary protector, venous stasis in pelvis and legs, capillary fragility
Aesculus hippocastanum L. horse chestnut , stem bark, vasculary protector, venous stasis in pelvis and legs, capillary fragility
Agrimonia eupatoria L. Agrimony, flowers, venous stasis in pelvis and legs, capillary fragility, slight diarrhea, mouthwash and gargle for gum and pharynx inflammation
Agropyrum repens P.Beauv. crabgrass, rhizome, depurative (digestive and urinary excretion), adjuvant in slimming regime, diuretic
Ajuga reptans L. , leave et flower
Alchemilla glabra Neygenf. , whole plant ,venous stasis in pelvis and legs, capillary fragility ,slight diarrhea, mouthwash and gargle for gum and pharynx inflammation
Allium sativum L. garlic, bulb, minor blood flow problems
Alnus glutinosa (L.) Gaertn., alder, bark and leave
Aloe barbadensis Miller aloe, mucilage, dermatological affections, sunburn, superficials burns, erythema, toothache(child)
Aloe barbadensis Miller aloe, sap, laxative
Aloe ferox Miller aloe, sap, laxative
Aloe ferox Miller aloe, mucilage, dermatological affections, sunburn, superficial burns, erythema, toothache(child)
Alpinia galanga (L.) Will. galangal, rhizome
Alsidium helminthocorton Kurtz , thallus
Althaea officinalis L. marshmallow, root, dermatological affections , colon spasms, intestinal colic, colitis, benign cough, sore throat and mouth inflammation, subacute pharyngitis
Althaea rosea Cav. hollyhock, flower ,leave, dermatological affections, colon spasms, intestinal colic, colitis, benign cough, sore throat and mouth inflammation, subacute pharyngitis
Ammi visnaga Lamk. Bishop's Weed, khella, fruit
Amygdalus communis L.var. dulcis almond tree, seed , oil
Anchusa italica Retz. leave et flower
Anchusa officinalis L. leave et flower
Anethum graveolens L. dill, fruit, various digestive ailments, colon spasms, intestinal colic, colitis, troubles digestifs, choleretic and cholagogue, diuretic
Angelica archangelica L. angelica, fruit ,various digestive ailments, colon spasms, intestinal colic, colitis
Antennaria dioica Gaertn. Cat's Paw, flowers, capitulum (flowers),benign cough, sore throat and mouth inflammation, subacute pharyngitis
Anthriscus cerefolium (L.) Hoffm. chervil, whole plant
Apium graveolens L. celery, root, diuretic
Aquilegia vulgaris L. columbine ,whole plant
Arachis hypogea L. peanut, seed, oil
Arbutus unedo L.Madrone, strawberry tree, arbute-berry tree, leave, root
Archangelica officinalis Hoffm. angelica , root, various digestive ailments, colon spasms, intestinal colic, colitis
Archangelica officinalis Hoffm. angelica ,fruit, various digestive ailments, colon spasms, intestinal colic, colitis
Arctium lappa L. bardane grande, leave ,dermatological affections
Arctium majus Bernh. burdock , root, acne ,depurative (digestive and urinary excretion)
Arctostaphylos uva-ursi L. Bearberry, leave, diuretic, minor urinary infection and inflammation
Areca catechu L. Betel nut, seed
Arnica chamissonis Less. ssp. arnica, capitulum (flowers)
Arnica montana L. arnica , capitulum (flowers) , sunburn, superficial burns, erythema
Artemisia abrotanum L. ,leave et flowers
Artemisia absinthium L. Wormwood , leave et flowers, menstrual cramps , dysmenorrhea, poor appetite
Artemisia campestris L. , leave et flowers
Artemisia cina Berg semen-contra, capitulum (flowers)
Artemisia dracunculus L. tarragon, whole plant, various digestive ailments, colon spasms, intestinal colic, colitis
Artemisia herba-alba Asso ,whole plant
Artemisia maritima L. ssp. pauciflor , leave andflowers
Artemisia pontica L. , small leave and flowers
Artemisia vulgaris L. Mugwort, leave and flowers, menstrual cramps ,dysmenorrhea, poor appetite
Arundo donax L. mediterranean cane, root
Ascophylum nodosum Le Jolis ,thallus, laxative
Asparagus officinalis L. asparagus, rhizome, root
Asperula odorata L. ,whole plant, various digestive ailments, colon spasms, intestinal colic, colitis, minor sleeping problems, insomnia, irritation, nervousness (child and adult)
Astragalus gummifer Labill. , gum, laxative
Atropa belladona L. nightshade, belladonna, ,leave et flowers
Avena sativa L. oat, fruit, laxative

 



Ballota nigra L. flowers, minor sleeping problems, insomnia, irritation, nervousness (child and adult), benign cough
Balsamita suaveolens ,leave et flowers, dermatological affections ,various digestive ailments ,depurative (digestive and urinary excretion),choleretic and cholagogue, sore throat and mouth inflammation, subacute pharyngitis, mouthwash and gargle for gum and pharynx inflammation
Barosma betulina Bartl. et Wendl. buchu, leave, diuretic, minor urinary infection and inflammation
Barosma crenata Sweet buchu, leave, diuretic, minor urinary infection and inflammation
Barosma crenulata Hook. buchu, leave, diuretic ,minor urinary infection and inflammation
Barosma serratifolia Willd. buchu, leave ,diuretic ,minor urinary infection and inflammation
Betula alba L. Birchc, leave , depurative (digestive and urinary excretion), diuretic
Betula pubescens Ehrh. Birch, stem bark, leave
Borago officinalis L. borage ,flowers
Borago officinalis L. borage, flower, bronchitis, diuretic
Brassica juncea Czernj. et Cosson Mustard, seed
Brucea antidysenterica Lam. bark
Buxus sempervirens L. Boxwood ,leave

 

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Calendula officinalis L. European Marigold, capitulum (flowers) floral, desinfectant, dermatological affections, sunburn, superficial burns, erythema, sore throat and mouth inflammation, subacute pharyngitis
Calluna vulgaris (L.)Hull. Ling ling heather, flowers ,diuretic, minor urinary infection and inflammation
Calophyllum inophyllum L.Temanu, tamanu ,gum-resin
Camellia thea Link,Green tea, leave, dermatological affections, diarrhea, asthenia , adjuvant in slimming regime, diuretic
Camellia thea Link Black tea, fermented leave
Canarium commune L. , gum
Capsella bursa-pastoris (L) Medikus ,Shepherd's Purse, whole plant, venous stasis in pelvis and legs, capillary fragility
Capsicum annuum L. Capsicum, fruit
Capsicum frutescens L. Cayenne, fruit
Carica papaya L. Pawpaw, sap and leave ,sap, various digestive ailments
Carthamus tinctorius L.Safflower, fresh flower
Carum carvi L. Caraway, carvi, fruit ,various digestive ailments, colon spasms, intestinal colic, colitis
Carum copticum Benth. et Hook. F. ajowan, fruit
Cassia angustifolia Vahl , Senna, leave , fruit, laxative
Cassia fistula L. ,fruit, laxative
Cassia senna L. Senna, leave et fruit, laxative
Catharanthus roseus G.Don,tropical Periwinkle, root
Centaurea calcitrapa L. , whole plant
Centaurea cyanus L. Blue bonnet,capitulum (flowers) floral, dermatological affections, eye irritation
Centaurium erythraea Rafn.Centaury, flowers, poor appetite, to increase body weight
Cephaelis acuminata Karsten, Ipeca, root ,fluid extract and powder
Cephaelis ipecacuanha (Brot.) A.Rich, Ipeca, root,
Ceratonia siliqua L. Carub tree, seed, gum, adjuvant in slimming regime
Ceratonia siliqua L. Carub tree, fruit, colon spasms, intestinal colic, colitis, slight diarrhea
Cetraria islandica (L.) Ach. thallus
Chamaemelum nobile (L.) All.Roman chamomille, eye irritation, sore throat and mouth inflammation, subacute pharyngitis, mouthwash and gargle for gum and pharynx inflammation
Chasmanthera palmata Bn. , root
Chelidonium majus L. Greater Celandine, whole plant
Chenopodium ambrosinoides L. Wormweed, Wormseed ,whole plant
Chondrus crispus (L.) Stack. Carragaheen, , thallus, laxative
Chrysanthellum indicum DC. chrysanthellum, whole plant
Chrysanthemum cinerarifolium (Trev.) Vis Pyrethrum, capitulum (flowers)
Cichorium intybus L. chicory, root, various digestive ailments, depurative (digestive and urinary excretion), choleretic and cholagogue, diurétic, adjuvant slimming regime
Cinchona pubescens Vahl quinquina ,Quinine Bark stem bark, itching ,dandruff, fever, poor appetite, skinniness, to increase body weight
Cinchona pubescens Vahl quinquina,Quinine Bark bark
Cinnamomum camphora (L.) Nees et Eb, camphor, wood
Cinnamomum cassia Blume ,Cinnamon (china), bark, various digestive ailments, fatigue, asthenia, skinniness, to increase body weight
Cinnamomum zeylanicum Blume, Cinnamon (Sri-lanka),bark ,essential oil ,various digestive ailments, fatigue, asthenia, skinniness, to increase body weight
Circium arvense (L.) Scop. , whole plant
Citrus aurantium L. sub.sp bergamia bergamot, fruit's bark, essential oil
Citrus aurantium L. var. amara Link bitter orange, leave, minor sleeping problems, insomnia, irritation, nervousness (child and adult)
Citrus aurantium L. var. dulcis Per sweet orange, leave et flower ,minor sleeping problems, insomnia, irritation, nervousness (child and adult)
Citrus aurantium L. var. dulcis Per sweet orange, fruit's bark, capitulum (flowers)
Citrus aurantium L.var. amara Link. bitter orange, bigaradier ,fruit's bark, poor appetite ,skinniness, to increase body weight
Citrus cedra Link , fruit
Citrus limon (L.) Burman citron vert, fruit,essential oil
Citrus medica L. lemon tree, fruit
Citrus medica L. , lemon tree, fruit's bark
Citrus reticulata Blanco, tangerine,fruit's bark, essential oil
Citrus sinensis (L.) Pers. sweet orange, fruit's bark, essential oil
Claviceps purpurea Tul. ergot , sclerot
Cnicus benedictus L. Blessed or Holy Thistle, whole plant
Cochlearia armoracia L. horse radish, root ,bronchitis, sore throat and mouth inflammation, subacute pharyngitis
Cochlearia officinalis L. ,leave ,bronchitis, sore throat and mouth inflammation, subacute pharyngitis
Coffea arabica L. green coffee, seed
Coffea canephora Pierre et var. green coffee, seed
Cola acuminata (P.Beauv.) Schott et Endl. cola tree,seed, fatigue, asthenia
Cola nitida (Vent.) Schott et Endl. cola tree, seed, fatigue, asthenia
Colchicum automnale L. meadow saffron, seed
Combretum micranthum G. Don kinkeliba = combretum, leave, depurative (digestive and urinary excretion), slight digestive disorders, choleretic and cholagogue, diuretic
Commiphora abyssinica Engl. myrrh, essential oil, gum resin, desinfectant, common cold, subacute rhinitis, sore throat and mouth inflammation, subacute pharyngitis
Commiphora momol Engl. myrrh, gum resin
Commiphora opobalsamum Engl. ,gum resin
Copaifera guyanensis Desf. Copaiba gum
Copaifera lansdorfii Desf.Copaiba gum
Copaifera officinalis L. Copaiba gum
Copernicia cerifera Mart. carnauba wax, leave
Coriandrum sativum L. coriander, fruit, various digestive ailments, colon spasms, intestinal colic, colitis
Coryllus avellana L. Hazel nut tree, leave, venous stasis in pelvis and legs, capillary fragility, slight diarrhea, sore throat and mouth inflammation, subacute pharyngitis
Coutarea latifolia Mocino et Sessé, colpachi, root
Crataegus laevigata (Poiret) De Candolle Hawthorn ,fruit
Crataegus laevigata (Poiret) De Candolle Hawthorn , flowers, sympathetic-related tachycardia, minor sleeping problems, insomnia, irritation, nervousness (child and adult)
Crataegus monogyna Jacq. emend. Lind Hawthorn, flowers , ympathetic-related tachycardia ,minor sleeping problems, insomnia, irritation, nervousness (child and adult)
Cristhmum maritimum L. , whole plant
Crocus sativus L. saflower, stigmat ,toothache(child)
Cucumis sativus L. cucumber, fruit
Cucurbita maxima Lam. squash seed
Cucurbita pepo L. pumpkin, seed
Cuminum cyminum L. cumin, fruit
Cupressus sempervirens L. cypress, cone, venous stasis in pelvis and legs, capillary fragility
Curcuma longa L. Turmeric, rhizome, slight digestive disorders, choleretic and cholagogue ,slight digestive disorders of hepatic origin, poor appetite
Curcuma xanthorrhiza Rotb temoe-lawaq ,rhizome
Curcuma zeodaria Roscoe , rhizome
Cyamopsis tetragonolobus Traub. cyamopsis, gum guar ,seed ,gum, adjuvant in slimming regime ,laxative
Cymbopogon nardus (L.) Will. Watson lemon grass, leave
Cynara scolymus L. artichoke, leave, depurative (digestive and urinary excretion), slight digestive disorders, choleretic and cholagogue, diuretic
Cynodon dactylon (L.)Pers. crabgrass, rhizome
Cynoglossum officinale L. Hound's Tongue, root
Cytisus scoparius (L.) Link broom bush, flower, depurative (digestive and urinary excretion), diuretic

 


Datura stramonium L. datura, leave ,flowers
Digitalis lanata Ehrb. fox glove, leave
Digitalis purpurea L. fox glove, leave
Dipteryx odorata (Aublet) Willd. tonka bean, seed
Dorema ammoniacum D.Don , gum
Drosera intermedia Hayne Sundew ,whole plant
Drosera longifolia L. Sundew, whole plant
Drosera rotundifolia L. Sundew,whole plant
Dryopteris filix-mas (L.) Schott fern, rhizome


Echinacea angustifolia DC Snakeroot, whole plant, root
Echinacea Missouri Snakeroot, root
Echinacea purpurea Moench , Purple Coneflower, whole plant, root
Echium vulgare L. viper's bugloss, flower
Eleutherococus senticosus Maxim. Siberian Ginseng, root,fatigue, asthenia
Ellateria cardamomum (L.) Maton cardamom, fruit
Ephedra gerardiana Wall. ephedra ,stem
Ephedra nebrodensis Tineo ephedra,stem
Ephedra sinica Stapf Ma Huang, Chinese Ephedra, stem
Equisetum arvense L. Horsetail, whole plant, depurative (digestive and urinary excretion), adjuvant in slimming regime, diuretic
Erica cinerea L. heather,flower ,diuretic ,minor urinary infection and inflammation
Erigeron canadiensis L. Canadian Fleabane, whole plant, adjuvant in slimming regime, arthrosis, diuretic
Erysimum officinale L. erysimum whole plant, flower, benign cough, bronchitis , sore throat and mouth inflammation, subacute pharyngitis
Erysimum officinale L. leave, flowers
Erythroxylon coca Lam. coca, leave
Eschscholzia californica Cham.California Poppy, eschscholzia ,whole plant,minor sleeping problems, insomnia, irritation, nervousness (child and adult)
Eucalyptus fruticetorum F. von Müller Gum tree,eucalyptus, leave, essential oil ,bronchitis ,common cold, subacute rhinitis
Eucalyptus globulus Labill.Gum tree, eucalyptus, leave, essential oil, bronchitis, common cold, subacute rhinitis
Eucalyptus smithii R.T. Baker Gum tree, eucalyptus, leave, essential oil, bronchitis, common cold, subacute rhinitis
Euchema sp. agar-agar
Eugenia caryophyllus (C.Spreng.)Bull.et Harr. Clove, floral bud, essential oil, desinfectant, various digestive ailments, sore throat and mouth inflammation, subacute pharyngitis ,mouthwash and gargle for gum and pharynx inflammation
Eupatorium cannabinum L. whole plant, root
Euphorbia hirta L. ,whole plant, root
Euphrasia rostkoviana Hayne, Eyebright,whole plant
Exogonium purga Benth, Jalap, root

 

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Ferula asa-foetida L Devil's Dung, Stinkasant, gum
Ferula gummosa woods. gum
Ficaria ranunculoides M. root, venous stasis in pelvis and legs, capillary fragility
Ficus carica L. fig tree, fruit, laxative
Filipendula ulmaria (L.) Maxim. Spiraea, Meadowsweet, flowers, depurative (digestive and urinary excretion), moderate fever and flu, antalgic, diuretic
Foeniculum vulgare (Miller) var. vulgare bitter fennel, fruit
Foeniculum vulgare var. dulce D.C. sweet fennel, fruit, various digestive ailments, colon spasms, intestinal colic, colitis
Foeniculum vulgare var. dulce D.C.sweet fennel,root ,depurative (digestive and urinary excretion) ,diuretic
Fragaria vesca L. Strawberry, root, rhizome, slight diarrhea, mouthwash and gargle for gum and pharynx inflammation
Frangula purshiana (DC) A.Gray Alder Buckthorn, cascara ,stem bark, laxative
Fraxinus excelsior L. ash tree, leave, depurative (digestive and urinary excretion) ,adjuvant in slimming regime, fever and flu ,mild antalgic, diuretic
Fraxinus ornus L. ash manna, manne, laxative
Fraxinus oxyphylla M.Bieb. ash tree, leave, depurative (digestive and urinary excretion), adjuvant in slimming regime, fever and flu, mild antalgic
Fucus crispus L.Bladderwrack, seawrack, fucus, thallus ,adjuvant in slimming regime , laxative
Fucus serratus L.Bladderwrack, seawrack, fucus, thallus, adjuvant in slimming regime , laxative
Fucus vesiculosus L. Bladderwrack, seawrack, fucus, thallus, adjuvant in slimming regime , laxative
Fumaria officinalis L.Fumitory, whole plant, flower, depurative (digestive and urinary excretion), slight digestive disorders, choleretic and cholagogue



Galega officinalis L. Goat's Rue, whole plant
Galium aparine L Cleavers, Bedstraw, whole plant, flower
Galium cruciata , whole plant, minor sleeping problems, insomnia, irritation, nervousness (child and adult)
Galium mollugo L., whole plant, flower
Galium verum L. , whole plant, flower
Garcinia hamburyii Hook.F. gum gutte, gum
Gelidium sp. agar-agar, laxative
Gelsemium sempervirens (L.) Aiton F, Yellow Jasmine, root
Gentiana lutea L. gentian, root, poor appetite
Geranium robertianum L. Cranesbill, whole plant ,slight diarrhea ,mouthwash and gargle for gum and pharynx inflammation
Geranium rotundifolium L. Cranesbill, whole plant
Geum urbanum L.Avens, rhizome, venous stasis in pelvis and legs, capillary fragility, slight diarrhea, mouthwash and gargle for gum and pharynx inflammation
Gigartina sp. carraghenat, thallus ,laxative
Glechoma hederacea L. Ground Ivy, whole plant, benign cough, bronchitis
Gleditschia triacanthos L. gleditschia ,seed, laxative
Glycine max (L.)Merr. soy, seed
Glycine soja Sieb.et Zucc. soy,seed
Glycyrrhiza glabra L. licorice, liquorice, root, stolon ,various digestive ailments, benign cough , sore throat and mouth inflammation, subacute pharyngitis
Gossypium L. sp. cotton ,seed
Gracilaria sp. agar-agar
Grindelia camporum Greene Gumweed, flowers
Grindelia humilis Hook et Arn Gumweed, flowers
Grindelia robusta Nutt. Gumweed, flowers, benign cough
Grindelia squarrosa Dunal Gumweed, flowers
Guarea rusbyi (Britton) Rusby cocillana, stem bark



Hamamelis virginiana L. Witch Hazel, leave, venous stasis in pelvis and legs, capillary fragility ,eye irritation, mouthwash and gargle for gum and pharynx inflammation
Harpagophytum procumbens DC. Devil's Claw, root, painful arthrosis
Hedera helix L.ivy ,wood, benign cough, bronchitis
Hedera helix L. ivy, leave ,dermatological affections, adjuvant in slimming regime
Helianthus annuus L. sunflower, achene
Helichrysum arenarium (L.) Moench gnaphale des sables, capitulum (flowers)
Hepatica nobilis Schreb Anemone hepatica, Liverwort ,leave
Hibiscus abelmoschus L. , seed
Hibiscus sabdariffa L. karkade, Roselle ,calice, fatigue, asthenia skinniness to increase body weight
Hieracium pilosella L. piloselle, whole plant, depurative (digestive and urinary excretion), diuretic
Humulus lupulus L. Hops, inflorescence femelle, poor appetite ,minor sleeping problems, insomnia, irritation, nervousness (child and adult)
Hydrastis canadensis L. Golden Seal, rhizome ,root,
Hydrocotyle asiatica L. Indian Water Navel-Wort, whole plant, vasculary protector, venous stasis in pelvis and legs, capillary fragility, dermatological affections, sunburn, superficial burns, erythema
Hyoscyamus niger L. Henbane , leave
Hypericum perforatum L. Saint Johns Wort, flowers, dermatological affections, sunburn, superficial burns, erythema, sore throat and mouth inflammation, subacute pharyngitis
Hyssopus officinalis L. Hyssop, leave, flowers, bronchitis, common cold, subacute rhinitis



Ilex paraguariensis St. Hil. Yerba mate ,leave, tonic, stimulant, fatigue, asthenia, adjuvant in slimming regime ,diuretic
Illicium verum Hook.f. star anise, fruit ,essential oil, various digestive ailments, colon spasms, intestinal colic, colitis
Inula helenium L. Elecampane, root, rhizome, depurative (digestive and urinary excretion), benign cough
Ipomea turpethum R. Br. root, rhizome



Juglans regia L. walnut tree, leave, venous stasis in pelvis and legs, capillary fragility, itching ,dandruff ,dermatological affections, sunburn, superficial burns, erythema, diuretic , sore throat and mouth inflammation, subacute pharyngitis
Juniperus communis L. Juniper ,fruit ,essential oil, poor appetite, diuretic, minor urinary infection and inflammation
Juniperus oxycedrus L. Prockly Juniper , wood
Justicia pectoralis Jacq. whole plant



Knautia arvensis (L.) J. Coulter , whole plant
Krameria triandra Ruiz et Pavon Rathany, ratanhia, root, vasculary protector, venous stasis in pelvis and legs, capillary fragility, mouthwash and gargle for gum and pharynx inflammation

 
Medicinal herbs


Lacifer lacca Kerr gum lacker, gum
Lactuca virosa L. Garden Lettuce, leave, minor sleeping problems, insomnia, irritation, nervousness (child and adult)
Laminaria cloustoni Le Jolis ,thallus, laxative
Laminaria digitata Lamouroux, thallus ,laxative
Laminaria hyperborea Fosli., thallus, laxative
Lamium album L. White Dead-Nettle, flowers, petals, itching ,dandruff ,depurative (digestive and urinary excretion) ,diuretic
Larix decidua Miller European tamarack
Laurus nobilis L. laurel, leave ,various digestive ailments
Lavandula angustifolia P. Mill. lavender, flowers, essential oil ,desinfectant, nettoyage des petites plaies ,sunburn, superficial burns, erythema, minor sleeping problems, insomnia, irritation, nervousness (child and adult) common cold, subacute rhinitis, mouthwash and gargle for gum and pharynx inflammation
Lavandula latifolia Medic. lavender aspic,flowers, essential oil
Lawsonia inermis L. henna, leave
Leonurus cardiaca L. Motherwort, whole plant
Levisticum officinale Koch, rhizome
Lilium candidum L.White Lily, bulb, flower
Linum usitatissimum L. linen , flax, seed, colon spasms, intestinal colic, colitis laxative
Lippia citriodora H.B.et K ,leave, various digestive ailments, minor sleeping problems, insomnia, irritation, nervousness (child and adult)
Liquidambar orientalis Miller styrax liquide, gum
Lobelia inflata L. Lobelia, Indian Tobacco ,stem and flowers
Lythrum salicaria L.Purple Loosestrife, flowers, venous stasis in pelvis and legs, capillary fragility ,slight diarrhea , sore throat and mouth inflammation, subacute pharyngitis

 

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Malva alcea L. Mallow, leave, flower
Malva neglecta Wallr. Mallow,, leave, flower
Malva sylvestris L. Mallow,, flower ,dermatological affections ,colon spasms, intestinal colic, colitis, eye irritation, benign cough , sore throat and mouth inflammation, subacute pharyngitis
Marrubium vulgare L. : White Horehound, flowers, leave, benign cough, bronchitis
Marsdenia condurago Reichb.F. condurango , stem bark
Matricaria chamomilla L. German chamomille, capitulum (flowers) , menstrual cramps ,dysmenorrhea, migraine
Matricaria recutita L., capitulum (flowers),dermatological affections, various digestive ailments, poor appetite, eye irritation, sore throat and mouth inflammation, subacute pharyngitis
Melaleuca cajeputi Powell cajeput, leave, essential oil
Melilotus officinalis Desr. melilot, sweet clover, flowers, vasculary protector, venous stasis in pelvis and legs, capillary fragility, various digestive ailments ,colon spasms, intestinal colic, colitis, minor sleeping problems, insomnia, irritation, nervousness (child and adult) ,eye irritation
Melissa officinalis L. Lemon balm, flowers, leave, various digestive ailments, colon spasms, intestinal colic, colitis, minor sleeping problems, insomnia, irritation, nervousness (child and adult)
Mentha aquatica L.water mint, leave, flowers, dermatological affections, various digestive ailments, colon spasms, intestinal colic, colitis, depurative (digestive and urinary excretion), slight digestive disorders of hepatic origin, common cold, subacute rhinitis, sore throat and mouth inflammation, subacute pharyngitis
Mentha arvensis L ,Brookmint, leave, flowers , essential oil, dermatological affections, various digestive ailments, colon spasms, intestinal colic, colitis,depurative (digestive and urinary excretion) ,slight digestive disorders of hepatic origin, common cold, subacute rhinitis, sore throat and mouth inflammation, subacute pharyngitis
Mentha arvensis L. var.glabrata Holmes, Brookmint, flowers, essential oil
Mentha arvensis L. var.piparascens Holmes, flowers, essential oil
Mentha cardiaca Gérard mint ,whole plant, essential oil
Mentha spicata L. var. crispa L.Spearmint, mint, leave, flowers, essential oil, dermatological affections, various digestive ailments, colon spasms, intestinal colic, colitis , slight digestive disorders of hepatic origin, common cold, subacute rhinitis, sore throat and mouth inflammation, subacute pharyngitis
Mentha viridis L. mint, leave, flowers, dermatological affections, various digestive ailments, colon spasms, intestinal colic, colitis, slight digestive disorders of hepatic origin, common cold, subacute rhinitis, sore throat and mouth inflammation, subacute pharyngitis
Mentha x piperita L. peppermint,leave ,essential oil, dermatological affections, various digestive ailments ,colon spasms, intestinal colic, colitis, slight digestive disorders of hepatic origin, common cold, subacute rhinitis, sore throat and mouth inflammation, subacute pharyngitis
Menyanthes trifoliata L. Buckbean, Bogbean ,leave, poor appetite, skinniness ,to increase body weight
Myristica fragans Houtt. Nutmeg ,fruit, essential oil
Myroxylon balsamum (L) Harms.var. pereirae (Roy) ,bark
Myroxylon toluiferum H.B.et K. Tolu, bark



Nepeta cataria L. Catnip, leave ,fruit
Nerium oleander L.Oleander, leave
Nuphar luteum Sibth et Smith. Yellow Pond Lily, rhizome, dermatological affections, sunburn, superficial burns, erythema



Ocimum basilicum L. basil, leave, various digestive ailments, colon spasms, intestinal colic, colitis
Olea europaea L. olive tree, oil, slight digestive disorders, choleretic and cholagogue
Olea europaea L. olive tree,leave, depurative (digestive and urinary excretion) ,diuretic
Ononis spinosa L. Spring Rest-Harrow , root, depurative (digestive and urinary excretion), diuretic
Origanum dictamnus L. whole plant with flowers
Origanum majorana L. Origan, Marjoram, leave, flowers, various digestive ailments ,bronchitis, common cold, subacute rhinitis
Origanum vulgare L. Origan, Wild Marjoram,flowers, dermatological affections, various digestive ailments
Orthosiphon stamineus Benth. orthosiphon, leave, flowers, depurative (digestive and urinary excretion), adjuvant in slimming regime, diuretic
Orysae amylum L. rice ,caryopse



Paliurus spina-christi Miller fruit ,diuretic
Panax ginseng Meyer Panax, ginseng, root ,fatigue, asthenia
Papaver dubium L. Red Poppy - Corn Poppy , petal
Papaver rhoeas L.Red Poppy - Corn Poppy, petal, sympathetic-related tachycardia), minor sleeping problems, insomnia, irritation, nervousness (child and adult), benign cough
Papaver somniferum L.Opium, latex
Parietaria officinalis L. , whole plant
Passiflora incarnata L. passion flower,whole plant , sympathetic-related tachycardia, minor sleeping problems, insomnia, irritation, nervousness (child and adult)
Paullinia cupana Kunth ex H.B.K.var sorbilus paullinia, guarana, seed, slight diarrhea, fatigue, asthenia ,adjuvant in slimming regime
Petroselinum sativum Hoffm. parsley, root, fruit ,menstrual cramps ,dysmenorrhea, diuretic
Petroselinum sativum Hoffm.parsley ,leave, dermatological affections, menstrual cramps ,dysmenorrhea
Peumus boldus Mol. boldo, leave, depurative (digestive and urinary excretion), slight digestive disorders, choleretic and cholagogue
Physalis alkekengi L.Winter Cherry,fruit
Physostigma venenosum Balf.ordeal bean, seed
Picraena exelsa Lindl. , wood
Pilocarpus jaborandi Holmes jaborandi, leave
Pimpinella anisum L. anise ,fruit, essential oil, various digestive ailments colon spasms, intestinal colic, colitis
Pinus palustris Miller ,terpens
Pinus pineaster Ait. terebenthine, gum, essential oil
Pinus sylvestris L. pine, bud, benign cough ,bronchitis, common cold, subacute rhinitis, sore throat and mouth inflammation, subacute pharyngitis
Pirus malus L. apple tree, fruit ,laxative
Plantago indica L. psyllium ,seed ,colon spasms, intestinal colic, colitis, laxative
Plantago lanceolata L. plantain , leave
Plantago major L. plantain , leave ,dermatological affections, eye irritation
Plantago media L. plantain ,leave
Plantago ovata Forsk. ispaghul, seed, laxative
Plantago psyllium L. psyllium, seed, colon spasms, intestinal colic, colitis ,laxative
Plumbago europaea L. plumbago, root
Podophyllum peltatum L.American Mandrake, resin
Polygala senega L.Senega Snakeroot, Milkwort, root
Polygala sp. virginian snakeroot ,root, benign cough
Polygonum bistorta L. Knotgrass, root, venous stasis in pelvis and legs, capillary fragility ,slight diarrhea, sore throat and mouth inflammation, subacute pharyngitis mouthwash and gargle for gum and pharynx inflammation
Polygonum persicaria L., leave
Populus nigra L. black poplar, leave, diuretic
Populus nigra L. black poplar, bud, dermatological affections ,bronchitis
Potentilla tormentilla L. potentilla ,root ,venous stasis in pelvis and legs, capillary fragility ,slight diarrhea
Primula veris L. primrose, flower , root, dermatological affections, benign cough, mouthwash and gargle for gum and pharynx inflammation
Prunella vulgaris L. black thorn, whole plant
Prunus armeniaca L. apricot,seed
Prunus avium L.Wild cherry tree , fruit's peduncle , depurative (digestive and urinary excretion) diuretic
Prunus cerasus L. Cherry tree, fruit's peduncle , depurative (digestive and urinary excretion) diuretic
Prunus domestica L. Plum tree, fruit ,laxative
Prunus dulcis (Miller) D.A. Webb var dulci Sweet almond tree, seed, oil
Prunus dulcis (Miller) D.A. Webb var amara D.C Bitter almond tree, seed
Prunus lauro-cerasus L.Cherry-laurel, leave, fruit
Prunus persica (L.) Batsch peach tree, leave, flower, seed
Prunus sp. seed-oil, seed, oil
Pulicaria dysenterica (L.) Bernh. , whole plant
Pulsatilla vulgaris Miller whole plant, fruit ,menstrual cramps ,dysmenorrhea, minor sleeping problems, insomnia, irritation, nervousness (child and adult) ,benign cough


Quercus petraea Liebl. oak, stem bark
Quercus pubescens Willd. oak ,stem bark
Quercus robur L. oak, stem bark
Quillaja smegmadermos D.C. panama wood, bark, dermatological affections
Quillaja saponaria Mol. panama wood, bark, dermatological affections



Raphanus sativus L.var nigra garden radish (black), root (jus), sunburn, superficial burns, erythema, slight digestive disorders, choleretic and cholagogue ,bronchitis
Rauwolfia serpentina Benth. ex Kurz rauwolfia ,root
Rayera anthelminthica Kunth. cousso ,inflorescence
Rhamnus catharticus L. Common Buckthorn , fruit, laxative
Rhamnus frangula L. Buckthorn ,stem bark, laxative
Rhamuns purshiama (D.C.) A. Gray ,Cascara Sagrada ,stem bark, laxative
Rheum officinale Baillon rhubarb, root, toothache(child)
Rheum palmatum L. rhubarb ,root ,laxative
Rheum rhaponticum L. rhapontic, root, rhizome, laxative
Ribes nigrum L. Black currant, leave, depurative (digestive and urinary excretion), adjuvant in slimming regime, fever and flu ,mild antalgic, diuretic
Ribes nigrum L. Black currant, fresh fruit, vasculary protector, venous stasis in pelvis and legs, capillary fragility
Ricinus communis L. ricin ,seed, oil
Rosa canina L.Dog Rose, Brier Hip, Wild Rose , cynorrhodon, fruit, fatigue, asthenia ,skinniness to increase body weight
Rosa centifolia L. Rose , floral bud, petal ,dermatological affections, colon spasms, intestinal colic, colitis
Rosa damascena Mill. Rose,floral bud
Rosa gallica L. French Rose, floral bud, petal, dermatological affections ,slight diarrhea, mouthwash and gargle for gum and pharynx inflammation
Rosa ssp. Rose, petal
Rosmarinus officinalis L. Rosemary, leaves and flowers, various digestive ailments, depurative (digestive and urinary excretion), slight digestive disorders, choleretic and cholagogue, common cold, subacute rhinitis, mouthwash and gargle for gum and pharynx inflammation
Rubia tinctorum L. Madder ,root
Rubus fruticosus L., Rubus sp. Bramble ,leave ,venous stasis in pelvis and legs, capillary fragility, desinfectant, nettoyage des petites plaies, slight diarrhea, sore throat and mouth inflammation, subacute pharyngitis
Ruscus aculeatus L. Butcher's Broom ,root, rhizome, venous stasis in pelvis and legs, capillary fragility
Ruta graveolens L. Rue, Herb of Grace , plant with flower

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Salix alba L. White Willow tree, stem bark, fever and flu ,mild antalgic
Salix purpurea L. Purple Willow tree ,stem bark
Salix viminalis L. Willow tree ,stem bark
Salvia brevifolia Sage, flowers, various digestive ailments, mouthwash and gargle for gum and pharynx inflammation
Salvia fruticosa Miller Sage, leave
Salvia lavandulaefolia Vahl. Sage, whole plant, essential oil
Salvia officinalis L. Sage ,flowers, various digestive ailments, mouthwash and gargle for gum and pharynx inflammation
Salvia officinalis L. Sage, leave, various digestive ailments , mouthwash and gargle for gum and pharynx inflammation
Salvia sclarea L. Sage, flowers, leave, desinfectant, various digestive ailments ,mouthwash and gargle for gum and pharynx inflammation
Sambucus nigra L. Elderr, flower,stem bark, fruit, depurative (digestive and urinary excretion) ,adjuvant in slimming regime, diuretic
Sanguisorba minor Scop. Burnet, whole plant
Saponaria officinalis L. Soapwort, rhizome, root, stem, leave,
Satureja menthifolia (Host) Fritsch calamint, flowers, various digestive ailments, colon spasms, intestinal colic, colitis
Sassafras officinale Nees et Eberm. sasafras ,wood, root
Satureia montana L. Winter Savory , flowers, leave, desinfectant, various digestive ailments, common cold, subacute rhinitis, mouthwash and gargle for gum and pharynx inflammation
Satureja menthifolia (Host) Fritsch calamint, flowers ,various digestive ailments,colon spasms, intestinal colic, colitis
Scrofularia auriculata L. Figwort, root, flowers
Secale cereale L. Rye ,fruit, laxative
Sesamum indicum L. sesame, seed(oil)
Silybum marianum Gaertn. Milk Thistle, fruit, slight digestive disorders of hepatic origin
Sinapis alba L. White mustard, seed
Sisymbrium alliaria Scop. , whole plant
Sium ninzi L. Ninzi , root
Smilax aristolochiifolia Miller . Mexican Sarsaparilla
Smilax sarsaparilla L. Sarsaparilla (Honduras)
Soja hispida L. Soy,seed (oil)
Solanum dulcamara L. Nightshade, Bittersweet , stem
Solanum nigrum L. Black Nightshade, stem, leave
Solanum tuberosum L. Potato, tuber
Solidago virga aurea L. Golden Rod, flowers, depurative (digestive and urinary excretion), diuretic
Spergularia rubra (L.) J. et C. Pre ,whole plant
Spilanthes filacaulis C.D. Adam , capitulum (flowers), leave
Stachys officinalis (L) Trev.St.Léo.Hedge Nettle, Betony, leave, dermatological affections, sunburn, superficial burns, erythema
Sterculia tomentosa Guill.et Perr. sterculia gum, gum, laxative
Sterculia urens Roxb. sterculia gum , gum ,laxative
Strophantus gratus H. Bn. strophanthus, seed
Strophantus hispidus DC strophanthus, seed
Strophantus kombe Oliver strophanthus ,seed
Strychnos ignatii Berg , seed
Strychnos nux vomica L. nux vomica, seed
Styrax benzoin Dryander. Benzoin,gum
Styrax officinale L.Benzoin, Styrax, gum
Styrax tonkinensis Craib. Gum Benzoin, gum
Symphytum officinale L .Comfrey,root, dermatological affections



Tamarindus indica L.Tamarind, fruit, laxative
Tamus communis L. Black Bryony =sceau de Notre-D ,rhizome
Tanacetum parthenium (L.) Schultz Bi, Common Tansy ,whole plant
Taraxacum dens leonis Desf. pissenlit ,root, leave, depurative (digestive and urinary excretion), slight digestive disorders, choleretic and cholagogue, diuretic
Teucrium marum L. germander ,flowers
Teucrium polium L. germander, whole plant
Teucrium scorodonia L. germadrer, whole plant
Theobroma cacao L.Cocoa, seed
Thuja articulata Vahl , resin
Thuja occcidentalis L. thuya, stem
Thymus serpyllum L. Wild Thyme , flowers, leave, desinfectant, various digestive ailments, benign cough, common cold, subacute rhinitis, sore throat and mouth inflammation, subacute pharyngitis, mouthwash and gargle for gum and pharynx inflammation
Thymus vulgaris L. Thyme, flowers, essential oil, desinfectant, various digestive ailments, benign cough, common cold, subacute rhinitis , sore throat and mouth inflammation, subacute pharyngitis mouthwash and gargle for gum and pharynx inflammation
Thymus zygis L. Thyme. flowers, leave, desinfectant, various digestive ailments, benign cough, common cold, subacute rhinitis sore throat and mouth inflammation, subacute pharyngitis mouthwash and gargle for gum and pharynx inflammation
Tilia cordata Miller, Linden tree ,flower, bract, dermatological affections, minor sleeping problems, insomnia, irritation, nervousness (child and adult)
Tilia cordata Miller Linden tree ,sapwood, depurative (digestive and urinary excretion) ,slight digestive disorders, choleretic and cholagogue , diuretic
Tilia platyphyllos Scop., Linden tree, flower, bract, dermatological affections, minor sleeping problems, insomnia, irritation, nervousness (child and adult)
Tilia platyphyllos Scop. Linden tree ,sapwood, depurative (digestive and urinary excretion), slight digestive disorders, choleretic and cholagogue, diuretic
Tilia sylvestris Desf. Linden tree ,sapwood, depurative (digestive and urinary excretion) slight digestive disorders, choleretic and cholagogue, diuretic
Tilia X vulgaris Hayne Linden tree ,sapwood, depurative (digestive and urinary excretion) ,slight digestive disorders, choleretic and cholagogue, diuretic
Tilia X vulgaris Heyne Linden tree, flower, bract
Trigonella foenum -graecum L. Fenugreek ,seed, skinniness to increase body weight
Triticum sativum Lamk.Wheat, fruit ,laxative
Tropaeolum majus L. Large Indian Cress, leave, itching ,dandruff, sunburn, superficial burns, erythema bronchitis
Tussilago farfara L. Coltsfoot, flower



Uncaria gambir (Hunter) Roxb. gambir, cachou, leave
Urtica dioica L. Nettle whole plant, acne, painful arthrosis
Urtica dioica L. Nettle ,root ,diuretic ,benign prostatic hyperplasia
Urtica urens L. Small Nettle ,whole plant, root



Vaccinium myrtillus L. blueberry, leave, venous stasis in pelvis and legs, capillary fragility, slight diarrhea
Vaccinium myrtillus L. blueberry, fresh fruit, venous stasis in pelvis and legs, capillary fragility , colon spasms, intestinal colic, colitis
Vaccinium myrtillus L. blueberry, dry fruit ,venous stasis in pelvis and legs, capillary fragility colon spasms, intestinal colic, colitis slight diarrhea
Valeriana officinalis L. valeriane officinale, rhizome, root, minor sleeping problems, insomnia, irritation, nervousness (child and adult)
Vanilla fragans Ames. Vanilla ,fruit
Veratrum album L. White hellebore, root
Verbascum densiflorum Bertol .Mullein, flower, dermatological affections, colon spasms, intestinal colic, colitis, benign cough
Verbascum phlomoides L. Mullein,flower
Verbascum thapsus L. Common Mullein, flower ,dermatological affections, colon spasms, intestinal colic, colitis, benign cough
Verbena officinalis L.Vervain, verbena, whole plant ,dermatological affections ,sunburn, superficial burns, erythema ,diuretic
Veronica officinalis L. , flowers
Viburnum prunifolium L. Black Haw ,stem bark, vasculary protector, venous stasis in pelvis and legs, capillary fragility
Vinca minor L. Periwinkle ,leave
Viola arvensis Murray pensée sauvage ,whole plant with flowers, acne, colon spasms, intestinal colic, colitis, benign cough
Viola calcarata L. Violet, flower
Viola lutea Hudson. Violet ,flower
Viola odorata L. Sweet Violet , flower, dermatological affections ,benign cough
Vitex agnus-castus L. Chaste-tree,fruit, flowers, menstrual cramps ,dysmenorrhea, minor sleeping problems, insomnia, irritation, nervousness (child and adult)
Vitis vinifera L. Grape vine, leave ,vasculary protector, venous stasis in pelvis and legs, capillary fragility, eye irritation


Whitania somnifera (L.) Dunal . Ashwaganda, ,root



Zea mays L. corn, fruit
Zea mays L. corn, caryops (seed)(oil)
Zea mays L. corn, stigmat, depurative (digestive and urinary excretion) adjuvant in slimming regime, diuretic
Zingiber officinale Roscoe . Ginger, rhizome, sea sickness
Zizyphus jujuba Miller = Z.vulgaris .Jujube, fruit ,mouthwash and gargle for gum and pharynx inflammation

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