Lily Of The Valley

Convallaria majalis Also, Known As: Ladder-to-heaven Lily Convalle Lily of the Valley May Lily Our-Lady's-tears The plant commonly called the lily of the valley is a nice-looking perennial that can reach a height of about nine inches or twenty-three cm when fully grown. The morphology of the lily of the valley consists of a pair … Continue reading Lily Of The Valley

Hawthorn {Crataegus oxyacantha or Crataegus monogyna}

Also, Known As: English Hawthorn Haw Hawthorn May May Blossom Maybush May Tree Quick-set Shan-cha Whitethorn The herb called the hawthorn is one of the best herbal remedies to boost the performance of the heart and the human circulatory system in general. A potent vasodilatory action can be induced in the human body by the … Continue reading Hawthorn {Crataegus oxyacantha or Crataegus monogyna}

Skullcap {Scutellaria lateriflora}

Also, Known As: Blue Pimpernel Blue Skullcap Helmet Flower Hoodwort Mad Dog Madweed Skullcap Virginia Skullcap Skullcap is a herb that grows uncultivated in the marshy lands of Canada as well as in the northern and eastern parts of the United States. The herb is also found in other parts of the globe, including southeast … Continue reading Skullcap {Scutellaria lateriflora}

Red Clover {Trifolium pratense}

Family: Fabaceae This all-around wellness herb and blood purifier is a key ingredient in herbal blends popularized during the early 1900's and used in cancer treatment, including Essiac, Dr. Christopher's Red Clover Combination, and the Hoxsey formula. Red clover has been an Old World symbol for luck and abundance since ancient times. And when it … Continue reading Red Clover {Trifolium pratense}

Passiflora {Homeopathy}

Passiflora incarnata The homeopathic remedy passiflora is obtained from the herb called passiflora incarnata, which is also known as purple passion flower, maypop, true passion flower, wild passion vine and wild apricot. Passiflora incarnata is a perennial vine having a climbing or sprawling stems and grows quite rapidly. Belonging to the genus Passiflora, Passiflora incarnata or the … Continue reading Passiflora {Homeopathy}

Lavender {Lavandula officinalis syn. L. angustifolia}

Also, Known As: Common Lavender Garden Lavender Lavender Spike Lavender Sweet Lavender True Lavender The shrubby herbal plant called the lavender is a common sight in the South Europe. The lavender is also cultivated and grown in many other places, especially the southern and western regions of the United States, where it is also a … Continue reading Lavender {Lavandula officinalis syn. L. angustifolia}

Spring Herb: Cicely {Myrrhis odorata}

Also, Known As: Anise Fern British Myrrh Cicely Cow Chervil Garden Myrrh Shepherd's Needle Smooth Cicely Sweet Bracken Sweet Chervil Sweet Cicely Sweet Myrrh The plant called the sweet cicely is a hardy and robust herb. The cicely is an aromatic perennial herb indigenous to the mountainous areas of Europe and Asian Russia - growing … Continue reading Spring Herb: Cicely {Myrrhis odorata}

Spring & Summer Herb: Butterbur {Petasites hybridus}

Also, Known As: Butterbur Sweet Coltsfoot Butterbur (botanical name, Petasites hybridus) is a tubby perennially growing herb that crops up from a coarse rhizome or subversive stem having a concave, dense, reddish-brown aerial stem (known as scape). This stem is without any leaf and is swathes with scales resembling the shape of a lance and … Continue reading Spring & Summer Herb: Butterbur {Petasites hybridus}

Spring Herb: Sweet Woodruff {Asperula odorata / Galium odoratum}

Also, Known As: Master of the Woods Sweet Woodruff Waldmeister Woodruff Woodward Sweet woodruff (botanical name Asperula odorata) is a perennially growing plant that spreads into clumps reaching a maximum height of 8 inches to 15 inches (20 cm to 38 cm). The flowers produced by sweet woodruff have a sweet hay aroma, which enhances as … Continue reading Spring Herb: Sweet Woodruff {Asperula odorata / Galium odoratum}

Plantain {Plantago major}

Also, Known As: Plantain Ribwort Snakeweed When we talk about plantain, normally the image of a banana plantation conjures up in our mind. But the common plantain is a small wild plant with leaves that grow mostly from the plant's bottom. It is found growing naturally in the lawns, gardens, backyards and along the roads throughout America. The … Continue reading Plantain {Plantago major}