A – Z of Herbs

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Ladys mantle

lavender

lemon balm

lemon verbena

lemongrass

lime

Liquorice Root


Liquorice Root boasts a medicinal history going back thousands of years, with reports of it being consumed for its health benefits by the likes of Caesar, Alexander the Great and the Pharaohs of Ancient Egypt. To the Egyptians Liquorice was a “cure-all”, 

Liquorice Powder


Liquorice Root boasts a medicinal history going back thousands of years, with reports of it being consumed for its health benefits by the likes of Caesar, Alexander the Great and the Pharaohs of Ancient Egypt. To the Egyptians Liquorice was a “cure-all”, 

Lungwort

Marigold

Marshmallow Leaf


Marshmallow root can be traced back to ancient Egyptian and Greek times. It was mentioned in Homer’s “Iliad” as a slippery herb and as such was used to coughs, sore throats and congestion.

Marshmallow Root


Marshmallow root can be traced back to ancient Egyptian and Greek times. It was mentioned in Homer’s “Iliad” as a slippery herb and as such was used to coughs, sore throats and congestion.

Marshmallow root Powder


Marshmallow root can be traced back to ancient Egyptian and Greek times. It was mentioned in Homer’s “Iliad” as a slippery herb and as such was used to coughs, sore throats and congestion.

meadowsweet


Meadowsweet was one of the three herbs held to be most sacred by the Celtic druids and was historically used to flavour mead – hence its folk name “mead wort”.

menthol

Milk Thistle seed

Milk thistle seed powder

Mistletoe

Moringa leaf

Moringa seed

Motherwort


Its Latin name “Leonurus Cardiaca” means “Lion’s Heart”, with cardiaca referencing the heart – the organ this plant has a strong affinity with. It was used by the Ancient Greeks to soothe anxiety in pregnant women,

Mugwort

Muira puama


Often referred to as the “Viagra of the Amazon”, Muira Puama has an enduring history of traditional use as an energy tonic, remedy for impotence and offers a natural therapeutic approach to loss of libido in both men and women.

Mullein flower


This versatile herb has a long history of traditional use for a wide range of respiratory disorders, to speed up wound healing, to ease rheumatic pain and for haemorrhoids.

Mullein leaf


This versatile herb has a long history of traditional use for a wide range of respiratory disorders, to speed up wound healing, to ease rheumatic pain and for haemorrhoids.

myrrh

neem leaf

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Neem powder

Nettle Leaf


Perhaps the oldest evidence of Nettle being used for medicinal purposes is in Ancient Egypt where they prepared a Nettle infusion for arthritis and lumbago pains. 

Oatstraw

Olive

oregon grape

passion flower

Pau D arco


The Pau D’Arco tree has a long and revered history in South America, where it has been used for 1000’s of years to treat almost every malady imaginable. From malaria to the common cold, insect bites or fungal infections – Pau D’Arco was the answer

peppermint

plantain

poke

prickly ash

psyllium husk

punarnava

puncture vine

pygeum bark

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