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Because viruses and parasites are very much different in the way they reproduce, behave, and must be approached, herbs with strong antiviral or antiparasitic properties are grouped in their own catagory.Oregon grape (Mahonia spp.) – an earth-friendly alternative to goldenseal.In Western herbalism, the effects that plant materials have in or on the body are called “medicinal actions” or “active properties”.By becoming familiar with the medicinal actions of the herbs you have access to, you will have a good idea where to look for an appropriate course of therapy when a need arises.In addition to the manner by which herbs work in the body, it is also important to begin learning each herb’s specialty, or to the digestive tract— where its astringent actions are particularly well suited to shrinking the inner wall of the small intestine to relieve diarrhea and other discomforts.Adaptogens – Herbs that improve immune system functions and generally improve the body’s responsiveness and adaptability to stress.Garlic (Allium sativum) – a broad spectrum “herbal antibiotic”, especially when used fresh.
Couchgrass (Agropyron repens) – specific for FLUTDS.
Uva-ursi (Arctostaphylos uva-ursi) Juniper (leaf or berries) Horsetail (Equisetum arvense) Cornsilk (Zea mays) Witch hazel Goldenrod (Solidago spp.) for dyspepsia, flatulence, colic.
Cholagogues – Herbs that stimulate bile and enzyme production in the liver.
barbardensis) Yarrow (Achillea millefolium) – bacteriostatic, antifungal, anti-amoebic/protozoic.
Juniper berries or leaves (Juniperis spp.) Marshmallow (Althea off.) – low grade infections of the urinary tract, esp.