Bacopa

Bacopa

Bacopa Monnieri. Family: Plantaginaceae Bacopa, a perennial creeping herb, thrives in damp soils and marshes across the Indian subcontinent, Southeast Asia, and other tropical regions like Madagascar, the Caribbean, South America, and Hawaii. A small succulent plant...
Catnip

Catnip

Nepata cataria | Family Lamiaceae Nepeta cataria, a well-established medicinal herb, stands distinguished among its counterparts like N. mussinii (syn. N. racemosa), N. nervosa, N. grandiflora, and N. x faassenii, which primarily serve as ornamental additions to...
Boneset

Boneset

Eupatorium perfoliatum | Family: Asteraceae Having grown and utilized Boneset for numerous years, I highly recommend it as a must-have remedy for the flu season. Its efficacy in alleviating body aches caused by viruses, especially those accompanied by neurological...
Umckaloabo

Umckaloabo

Pelargonium sidoides | South African Geranium | Family: Geraniaceae Traditional Uses: Indigenous people of South Africa traditionally used Pelargonium sidoides roots for various ailments, including diarrhea, colic, gastritis, tuberculosis, cough, hepatic disorders,...
Solomon Seal

Solomon Seal

Polygonatum spp. Solomon’s Seal, a prized herb renowned for its efficacy in treating musculoskeletal injuries, holds a special place in my herbal clinic. Having cultivated it for years, I’ve not only ensured a reliable supply for my practice but also...
Mullein

Mullein

Verbascum thapsus. Family: Scrophularia Originating from Europe and Western Asia, Mullein (Verbascum thapsus) has been introduced to America and Australia and has successfully naturalized across the globe. In Australia, this hardy biennial plant thrives in open, drier...