Herbs Directory Archive


Herbal Burdock originated in the Northern parts of Europe. Later on it traveled across to the Western part of the U.S and grew wildly along the coastline. It grows in huge clumps in the marshy and wet lands in these areas and is commonly found in the Woodlands. Burdock Overview Burdock is easily recognizable by


Buckthorn is also known as Persian berries, Black Alder Tree and Arrowwood. In the ancient civilizations, Buckthorn was used by Greeks to ward off evil spirits and demons. The herb was also considered to be effective as anti-venom. But the main action of the buckthorn is in its capacity to cleanse. Overview of Buckthorn Buckthorn


The leaf of the Buchu plant was first used by South Africans and was introduced into the civilized world by the slaves who came to the mainland. The native Africans used this herb to treat all sorts of infection in the urinary tract. Since the last century saw quite an increase in urinary tract infections,


Also known as the Indian Sage, Boneset gets its peculiar name from its ability to block or break bone fever. Originally used by Native American Indians, the herb also gained popularity among the Negro population in the Southern United States for its medicinal and healing properties. Boneset is traditionally used for ailments such as stomach

Black Haw

The Black Haw is a deciduous shrub that grows to 15 feet in height producing red fruits that ripen in mid July or August. Also known as Cramp Bark, the bark and dried roots of the plant are commonly used for medicinal purposes. The active compounds in Black Haw include Salicin, Viburnin, tannin and coumarins.

Black Cohosh

You may know the Black Cohosh by other names like Black Snakeroot, Bugwort or Rattleweed. The herb was popular among the Native Americans for a variety of conditions ranging from gynecological problems to snake bites and fever. It was even considered to be effective against insomnia as it eases tension and induces sleep. In Traditional


Blackberries have provided food for man since the ancient times, and mention of the herb is found in the works of Hippocrtaes. A rambling thorny shrub with woody stems and serrated leaves, it not only had a reputation of a valuable medicinal plant, it was also used as a charm against a number of illnesses.