the World of Herbs - Medicinal Uses
A-G (Abscesses - Gout)
- see Boils
A mild to chronic skin disorder characterised by small Boils.
A rare disorder of the adrenal glands.
A condition of too few red blood cells, reducing the oxygen-carrying capacity of the blood.
An unpleasant emotional state ranging from mild unease to intense fear.
Inflammation of a joint, characterised by pain, swelling, stiffness and redness.
Blackberry, Chickory, Chickweed, Cinnamon, Dandelion, Elder, Feverfew, Gotu Kola, Hyssop, Juniper, Licorice, Meadowsweet, Mustard (white), Parsley, Raspberry, Rosemary, Stinging Nettle, Valerian, White Willow, Wild Thyme, Yarrow
Recurrent attacks of breathlessness accompanied by wheezing.
A medical condition in which fatty substances deposit and form a plaque on the inner lining of blood vessels.
Severe pain in the upper right abdomen, usually caused by Gallstones.
Excess bile secretion from the liver.
- see Haemorrhage
Blood pressure, high
An inflamed pus-filled area of skin.
An acute or chronic inflammation of the respitory tract accompanied by a cough with yellow or green phlegm.
Any of a variety of infections caused by fungi of the genus 'Candida', occuring most often in the mouth, respiratory tract, feet or vagina.
- see Ulcers, mouth/gum
- see Bronchitis and Coughs
Cerebral Insufficiency in the elderly
Inflammation of one or both kidneys.
- see Kidney disorders
Chronic damage to the liver, usually caused by excessive alcohol consumption.
- see Liver disorders
Severe spasmodic pain that occurs in waves of increasing intensity and then abates for a time.
Inflammation of the eyelid and lining of the eye.
An infectious disease, mainly infecting infants and children, causing fits of coughing often ending in a characteristic "whoop" as breath is drawn in.
Inflammation of the bladder.
Feelings of sadness, hopelessness, pessimism and a loss of interest in life.
Inflammation of the skin, usually causing itching, sometimes with blisters or scaly skin.
- see Gastroenteritis
- see Indigestion
- see Dermatitis
Eyes, sore or watery
- see Gastroenteritis
A build up of toxins in the gallbladder, forming a small stone.
Inflammation of the stomach lining.
Inflammation of the stomach and intestines.
- see Arthritis