Medicinal Herbs Test Kit- 50 Vials - $165
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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 and this is reflected in the price of the two kits.
MH01 Agnus Castus / Chaste Berry/ Monks' Pepper Vitex agnus castus Hot flushes, and for premenstrual syndrome, period pains and teenage acne. Promotes fertility.
MH02 Agrimony Agrimony eupatoria 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 Berberis vulgaris Digestive problems; gentle liver tonic and laxative.
MH04 Bearberry / Uva-Ursi Arctostaphylos uva-ursi Cystitis and urinary tract infections.
MH05 Burdock Arctium lappa Liver and skin problems. Hot flushes.
MH06 Cascara Segrada Bark Rhamnus purshiana Chronic constipation.
MH07 Chamomile Matricaria recutita and Anthemis nobilis Relaxes nerves and eases digestive complaints. Good for insomnia, skin rashes and burns, sore throats and menstrual cramps.
MH08 Chickweed Stellaria media Cuts, wounds, itching and skin irritation.
MH09 Cinnamon Cinnanomum sp. May enhance insulin sensitivity; digestive stimulant, may reduce menstrual bleeding.
MH10 Cleavers / Clivers Galium aparine Mild diuretic and blood and lymph cleanser. Used for psoriasis and other skin complaints, swollen glands and bladder infections.
MH11 Cramp Bark Viburnum opulus For muscular tension, spasms and cramp. Menstrual cramp and excessive blood loss during periods.
MH12 Dandelion Root & Leaf Taraxacum officinale Strengthens liver function and stimulates digestion. Safe diuretic for fluid retention.
MH13 Devil's Claw Procumbens harpagophytum Anti-inflammatory so useful for arthritis, sports injuries, fibromyalgia and tendonitis.
MH14 Dong Quai (as tincture) Angelica sinensis 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 Eucalyptus globulus Anti-microbial and an expectorant. Gingivitis, fevers and infections, especially of the respiratory system.
MH17 Eyebright Euphrasia officinalis Mucus membrane problems, catarrh, sinusitis, hay fever, conjunctivitis and blepharitis.
MH18 Feverfew Tanacetum parthenium Migraine headaches. Helps digestion. Pain relief including period pains.
MH19 Ginkgo Biloba 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 Panax ginseng Combats stress, boosts vitality, enhances immunity. May lower blood sugar levels.
MH21 Ginseng Siberian Eleutherococcus Senticosus 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 Solidago Virgaurea Upper respiratory problems, sinusitis, hay fever, influenza, flatulence and cystitis.
MH23 Golden Seal Hydrastis canadensis Mouth ulcers, cold sores and eye infections. Helps digestion and the immune system.
MH24 Hawthorne Berry Crataegus oxyacantha Heart tonic - high and low blood pressure, angina and anxiety.
MH25 Horse Chestnut Aesculus hippocastanum Varicose veins, haemorrhoids, phlebitis and poor blood circulation.
MH26 Hyssop Hyssopus officinalis Common cold, bronchitis, chronic catarrh.
MH27 Liquorice Glycyrrhiza glabra Benefits the adrenal glands. Catarrh, bronchitis and coughs, abdominal colic. Hormonal tonic herb.
MH28 Marshmallow Leaf & Root Althaea officinalis Soothes mucous membranes, especially those of the digestive and urinary system.
MH29 Milk Thistle / Silymarin Silybum marianum Strengthens and repairs the liver. Aids fat metabolism. Helps prevent gall stones. Skin diseases.
MH30 Mistletoe Viscum album High blood pressure, nervous tachycardia and headaches.
MH31 Mugwort Artemesia vulgaris Digestive stimulant and can help depression and tension. Menstrual problems.
MH32 Nettle Urtica dioica Inflamed joints and arthritis. Eczema and hay fever. Iron deficiency.
MH33 Passion Flower Passiflora incarnata Nerve pains, shingles and insomnia. Calming sedative.
MH34 Pau D'Arco Tabebuia imposignosa Anti-bacterial, anti-fungal and anti-viral particularly for nose, mouth, throat and digestive system. Immune tonic.
MH35 Peppermint Mentha piperata 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 Rubus lidaeus Diarrhoea, mouth ulcers, bleeding gums and sore throats. Uterine tonic for pregnancy or heavy periods.
MH38 Red Clover Trifolium pratense 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 Cassia angustifolia Constipation.
MH41 Skullcap Scutellaria lateriflora Nervous tension including premenstrual tension. Nervous system tonic.
MH42 Slippery Elm Bark Ulma fulva Digestive problems such as gastritis, colitis and ulcers.
MH43 St Johns Wort / Hypericum Hypericum perforatum Depression and anxiety disorders, seasonal effective disorder. Irritable bowel syndrome, migraine, insomnia, cramps and spasms. Viral infections.
MH44 Valerian Valeriana officinalis Restlessness, insomnia, migraine, pain, stomach cramps and colic. A muscle relaxant.
MH45 Vervain Verbena officinalis Depression. Early stages of fevers. Hot flushes. Nerve pains.
MH46 Walnut: Leaves, Bark And Hulls Juglans regia Skin problems including herpes and eczema. Anti fungal. Gentle laxative.
MH47 White Willow Bark Salix alba Chronic pain and arthritis. May lower fevers. If have aspirin allergy, may also be allergic to this herb.
MH48 Wild Yam Dioscorea villosa Menstrual cramps and endometriosis. Reduces inflammation. Digestive colic and pain.
MH49 Yellow Dock Rumex crispus Liver and lymph cleanser. Gentle laxative.
MH50 Yarrow Achillea millefolium Menstrual problems especially heavy periods. Circulatory system remedy. Fever, flu and colds.