Medicinal Herbs Test Kit
Common medicinal herbs including Milk Thistle, Agnus Castus, Korean Ginseng, Golden Rod, Vervain etc.
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Common medicinal herbs including Milk Thistle, Agnus Castus, Korean Ginseng, Golden Rod, Vervain etc. 50 vials.
MH01 Agnus Castus / Chaste Berry/ Monks' Pepper
Vitex agnus castus
Hot flushes, and for premenstrual syndrome, period pains and teenage acne. Promotes fertility.
Astringent tonic for digestive system. Pain especially of the urinary system. Sore throat and gums. Used as an ointment for bruises and wounds.
MH03 Berberis /Barberry
Digestive problems; gentle liver tonic and laxative.
MH04 Bearberry / Uva-Ursi
Cystitis and urinary tract infections.
Liver and skin problems. Hot flushes.
MH06 Cascara Segrada Bark
Matricaria recutita and Anthemis nobilis
Relaxes nerves and eases digestive complaints. Good for insomnia, skin rashes and burns, sore throats and menstrual cramps.
Cuts, wounds, itching and skin irritation.
May enhance insulin sensitivity; digestive stimulant, may reduce menstrual bleeding.
MH10 Cleavers / Clivers
Mild diuretic and blood and lymph cleanser. Used for psoriasis and other skin complaints, swollen glands and bladder infections.
MH11 Cramp Bark
For muscular tension, spasms and cramp. Menstrual cramp and excessive blood loss during periods.
MH12 Dandelion Root & Leaf
Strengthens liver function and stimulates digestion. Safe diuretic for fluid retention.
MH13 Devil's Claw
Anti-inflammatory so useful for arthritis, sports injuries, fibromyalgia and tendonitis.
MH14 Dong Quai (as tincture)
Hot flushes and menstrual cramps.
MH15 Echinacea / Eastern Purple Coneflower
Echinacea angustifolia and E. purpurea
Stimulates the immune system and wards off coughs, colds and other infections. Sinusitis, thrush, urinary tract infection and middle ear infections.
MH16 Eucalyptus Leaves
Anti-microbial and an expectorant. Gingivitis, fevers and infections, especially of the respiratory system.
Mucus membrane problems, catarrh, sinusitis, hay fever, conjunctivitis and blepharitis.
Migraine headaches. Helps digestion. Pain relief including period pains.
MH19 Ginkgo Biloba
Aids memory and concentration. May slow down the progress of Alzheimer's disease; lessen depression and anxiety in the elderly. Coldness in the extremities (Raynaud's disease). Tinnitus, dizziness (vertigo), leg cramps and chilblains.
MH20 Ginseng Korean
Combats stress, boosts vitality, enhances immunity. May lower blood sugar levels.
MH21 Ginseng Siberian
Reduces stress and fatigue. Enhances immune function, reduces cortisol levels and inflammatory response, and it promotes improved cognitive and physical performance. A female tonic useful for the menopause.
MH22 Golden Rod
Upper respiratory problems, sinusitis, hay fever, influenza, flatulence and cystitis.
MH23 Golden Seal
Mouth ulcers, cold sores and eye infections. Helps digestion and the immune system.
MH24 Hawthorne Berry
Heart tonic - high and low blood pressure, angina and anxiety.
MH25 Horse Chestnut
Varicose veins, haemorrhoids, phlebitis and poor blood circulation.
Common cold, bronchitis, chronic catarrh.
Benefits the adrenal glands. Catarrh, bronchitis and coughs, abdominal colic. Hormonal tonic herb.
MH28 Marshmallow Leaf & Root
Soothes mucous membranes, especially those of the digestive and urinary system.
MH29 Milk Thistle / Silymarin
Strengthens and repairs the liver. Aids fat metabolism. Helps prevent gall stones. Skin diseases.
High blood pressure, nervous tachycardia and headaches.
Digestive stimulant and can help depression and tension. Menstrual problems.
Inflamed joints and arthritis. Eczema and hay fever. Iron deficiency.
MH33 Passion Flower
Nerve pains, shingles and insomnia. Calming sedative.
MH34 Pau D'Arco
Anti-bacterial, anti-fungal and anti-viral particularly for nose, mouth, throat and digestive system. Immune tonic.
Digestive relaxant. Irritable bowel and colicky pains.
MH36 Plantain Leaf
Plantago major and Plantago lanceolata
Anti-infective, anti-inflammatory, anti-histamine - for cuts, bites, stings and wounds.
MH37 Raspberry Leaf
Diarrhoea, mouth ulcers, bleeding gums and sore throats. Uterine tonic for pregnancy or heavy periods.
MH38 Red Clover
Eczema and psoriasis, coughs, bronchitis, swollen lymph glands. Menopausal hot flushes.
MH39 Saw Palmetto
Sabal serrulata, Serenoa repens
Enlarged prostate, male pattern baldness, impotence, frequent night time urination.
MH40 Senna Pods
Nervous tension including premenstrual tension. Nervous system tonic.
MH42 Slippery Elm Bark
Digestive problems such as gastritis, colitis and ulcers.
MH43 St Johns Wort / Hypericum
Depression and anxiety disorders, seasonal effective disorder. Irritable bowel syndrome, migraine, insomnia, cramps and spasms. Viral infections.
Restlessness, insomnia, migraine, pain, stomach cramps and colic. A muscle relaxant.
Depression. Early stages of fevers. Hot flushes. Nerve pains.
MH46 Walnut: Leaves, Bark And Hulls
Skin problems including herpes and eczema. Anti-fungal. Gentle laxative.
MH47 White Willow Bark
Chronic pain and arthritis. May lower fevers. If have aspirin allergy, may also be allergic to this herb.
MH48 Wild Yam
Menstrual cramps and endometriosis. Reduces inflammation. Digestive colic and pain.
MH49 Yellow Dock
Liver and lymph cleanser. Gentle laxative.
Menstrual problems especially heavy periods. Circulatory system remedy. Fever, flu and colds.
This kit is not designed to replace a consultation with a suitably qualified and knowledgeable herbalist.
There is some overlap between this kit and the Medicinal Herbs For Women test kit. My very grateful appreciation to Christine Herbert, Member of the Association of Master Herbalists (UK), for her help in choosing the herbs to include, ensuring the correct Latin names were used and that the action of the herbs was properly described.