Vital Herb Properties Series Part 1

“Vital Herbs and Properties”

* Indicates included with herbal survivalist herbal kits

Target: All Main Systems
Survival: Medicine, Food

The properties of a herb are important so one can know its most effective application(s) most herbs have several properties but some herbal is come herbs to combine the properties as well to maximize the healing effects on an application. We will talk on this topic in another part.

Tinctures,Teas Concotions, Tonics:

  • *Echinacea: antibacterial, mild antiseptic, imune system stimulant, increases the number of white blood cells by increasing the level of a substance called properdin.
  • *Cayenne: antispasmodic, diaphoretic
  • *Lemon Balm: Nervine, AntiViral, Anti bacterial
  • *Dandelion: a supplementation of vitamins, A, K, and C also magnesium with trace minerals of calcium, manganese, blood purifier, bacterial flush.
  • *Slippery Elm Bark: A superfood, mucilaginous, demuculant, nutritive, mucilage, fibrous, diuretic,pectoral. 
  • *White Willow: Anti- inflammatory, aspirin like effect, antibacterial, antiviral,nerve pain, tooth aches.
  • Marshmallow Root: anti-inflammatory, mild immune system stimulent.
  • Wild Cherry Bark: astringent, tonic, pectoral,sedative,stimulant.
  • Horehound: anti bacterial, antiviral, diaphoretic, expectorant, diuretic, stimulant,hepatic.
  • Mullen: Antiviral, antibacterial, antispasmodic, vulnerary,astringent,demulcent. 
  • Licorice Root: laxative, tonic, expectorant, demulcent, pectoral,emollient.
  • Yarrow Root: astringent, tonic, alterative, diuretic,vulnerary,diaphoretic.
  • Valerian: aromatic, stimulant tonic, anodyne, antispasmodic, nervine,emmenagogue.
  • Skullcap: antispasmodic,nervine, tonic diuretic
  • Black Cohosh: emmenagogue,nervine, altertative, expectorant, diaphoretic, astringent, antispasmodic.
  • Astragals: Anti bacterial, Anti viral, Imune system Stimulent
  • Burdock Root diuretic:, depilatory, alterative,  
  • Elderberry: emetic, cathartic. Flowers diaphoretic, exanthematous, alliterative,emollient, discutient, rubriifacient, stimulant.

Essential Oils:

  • Spearmint: antibacterial
  • Myrrh: antimicrobial, astringent, expectorant, antifungal, stimulant, carminative, stomachic, anticatarrhal, diaphoretic, vulnerary, antiseptic, immune booster, circulatory, tonic, anti-inflammatory and antispasmodic.Thyme:antibacterial, anti fungal, antioxidant
  • *Oregano: antibacterial, antiviral
  • Basil: antiseptic, antispasmodic, carmative, cephalic, digestive, emmenagogue,febrifuge, nervine, tonic.
  • *Lavender: antimicrobial,antibacterial
  • *Tea Tree: antviral, antifungal,
  • *Peppermint: analgesic, antiseptic, antispasmodic, astrigent, carmative, cephalic, decongestant, digestive, expectorant, fribrifuge, nervine, stmulant, stomachic.
  • Frankincense: immune system support, antibacterial, healthy skin and wound healing support 
  • Lemon: stimulating, calming, carminative, anti-infection, astringent, detoxifying, antiseptic, disinfectant, sleep inducing, and antifungaGrapefruit:
  • Orange: anti-inflammatory, antidepressant, antispasmodic, antiseptic, aphrodisiac, carminative, diuretic, tonic, sedative and cholagogue substance.
  • Thieves: antimicrobial, antiviral, antibacterial,antiseptic,anesthetic
  • *Clove: Anesthetic
  • *Eucalyptus: eucalyptus oil are analgesic, anti-bacterial, anti-inflammatory, anti-neuralgic, anti-rheumatic, antiseptic, antispasmodic, antiviral, astringent, balsamic, cicatrisant, decongestant, deodorant, depurative, diuretic, expectorant, febrifuge, hypoglycaemic, rubefacient, stimulant, vermifuge and vulnerary.Rosemary: analgesic, antidepressant, astringent, carminative, cephalic, cholagogue, cordial, digestive, diuretic, emmenagogue, hepatic, hypertensive, nervine, rubefacient, stimulant, sudorific and tonic.Clary Sage: anti convulsive, antidepressant, antiseptic, antispasmodic, astringent, digestive, nervine, tonic, sedative.
  • Lime: antiseptic, antiviral, astringent, aperitif, bactericidal, disinfectant, febrifuge, haemostatic, restorative and tonic substance.Ginger: anti-inflamatory
  • Cinnamon: antiseptic