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Herb Affinities

Action & best herb for this body system (Keith Feetham Jan 06)

Lymphatic Circulation & Alterative Echinacea; Allium sativum
Alterative & Respiratory Allium sativum; Echinacea
Alterative & Digestive System Allium sativum; Rumex crispus; Urtica dioica; Smilax ornata, Arctium lappa
Alterative & Urinary System Galium aparine; Urtica dioica
Alterative & Reproductive System Cimicifuga racemosa
Alterative & Musculoskeletal System Cimicifuga racemosa; Arctium lappa
Alteratives & Nervous System Trifolium pratense
Alteratives & Skin Arctium lappa; Mahonia aquifolium; Galium aparine; Echinacea; Smilax ornata; Rumex crispus; Trifolium pratense; Scrophularia nodosa
Anticatarrhal & Respiratory Achillea millefolium; Allium sativum; Althea officinalis; Capsicum annuum; Echinacea; Inula helenium; Mentha x piperita; Sambucus nigra; Solidago virgaurea; Thymus vulgaris
Anticattarrhal & Digestive Allium sativum; Althaea officinalis; Capsiucm annuum; Mentha x piperita; Thymus vulgaris, Salvia officinalis
Anticattarrhal & Urinary Arctostaphylos uva-ursi; Solidago virgaurea
Anticattarrhal & Skin Allium sativum; Echinacea; Sambucus nigra
Antiinflammatory & Circulatory Crataegus monogyna; Aesculus hippocastanum; Achillea millefolium, Tilia spp
Antiinflammatory & Lower Respiratory System Glycyrrhiza glabra, Hyssopus officinalis
Antiinflammatory * Upper Respiratory System Sambucus nigra; Solidago virgaurea
Antiinflammatory & Digestive System Matricaria recutita; Diosorea villosa; Glycyrrhiza glabra; Calendula officinalis; Mentha x piperita
Antiinflammatory & Urinary System Solidago virgaurea
Antiinflammatory & Musculoskeletal Salix alba; Filipendula ulmaria; Betula pendula; Cimicifuga racemosa; Tanacetum parthenium; Dioscorea villosa
Antiinflammatory & Nervous System Valeriana officinalis
Antiinflammatory & Skin Calendula officinalis, Hypericum perforatum
Antimicrobial & Cardiovascular Allium sativum; Achillea millefolium
Antimicrobial & Respiratory Echinacea; Syzygium aromaticum; Inula helenium; Thymus vulgaris, Commiphora molmol
Antimicrobial & Digestive System Echinacea; Allium sativum; Artemisia absinthium; Calendula officinalis; Salvia officinalis, Commiphora molmol, Salvia officinalis
Antimicrobial & Urinary System Arctostaphylos uva-ursi; Achillea millefolium, Juniperus communis
Antimicrobial & Reproductive System Echinacea; Allium sativum
Antimicrobial & Musculoskeletal System Echinacea
Antimicrobial & Nervous System Hypericum perforatum
Antimicrobial & Skin Thymus vulgaris; Rosmarinus officinalis; Allium sativum, Commiphora molmol (external)
Antirheumatic via Antiinflammatory Angelica archangelica; Apium graveolens; Betula pendula; Dioscorea villosa; Filipendula ulmaria; Tanacetum parthenium
Antirheumatic via Alterative Arcticum lappa; Mahonia aquifolium; Rumex crispus; Smilax ornata, Urtica dioica
Antirheumatic via Diuretic Achillea millefolium; Apium garveolens; Juniperus communis; Taraxacum officinale, Arctostaphylos uva-ursi
Antirheumatic via Circulatory Stimulant Capsicum annuum; Rosmarinus officinalis; Zanthoxylum americanum; Zingiber officinale
Antirheumatic via Antispasmodic Cimifuga racemosa; Viburnum opulus
Spasmolytic & Cardiovascular Viburnum opulus; Cimicifuga racemosa; Melissa officinalis; Valeriana officinalis, Leonurus cardiaca, Lavandula spp
Spasmolytic & Respiratory Lobelia inflata
Spasmolytic & Digestive Viburnum opulus; Valeriana officinalis; Mentha x piperita; Salvia officinalis; Thymus vulgaris; Dioscorea villosa, Matricaria recutita, Humulus lupulus
Spasmolytic & Urinary Viburnum opulus
Spasmolytic & Reproductive Viburnum opulus, Valeriana officinalis, Scutellaria lateriflora
Spasmolytic & Musculoskeletal Viburnum opulus, Valeriana officinalis, Scutellaria, Lobelia inflata (external)
Astringent & Digestive Potentilla erecta, Hamamelis virginiana, Symphytum officinale, Filipendula ulmaria, Agromonia eupatoria, Capsella bursa-pastoris, Salvia officinalis
Astringent & Urinary Achillea millefolium (see also herbs for digestive system)
Astringent & Skin Achillea millefolium, Capsella bursa-pastoris, Hamamelis virginiana
Bitter & Cardiovascular Humulus lupulus, Valeriana officinalis (these aid digestion and take pressure off the heart)
Bitter & Digestive system Artemisia absinthium, Berberis vulgaris, Humulus lupulus
Bitter & Reproduction system Artemisia absinthium, Achillea millefolium (these initiate delayed periods)
Cardiotonics and Cardioactives & Cardiovascular System Convellaria majalis, Crataegus spp, Aesculus hippocastanum, Allium sativum, Ginkgo biloba, Achillea millefolium
Carminatives & Digestive system Allium sativum, Angelica archangelica, Apium graveolens, Artemisia absinthium, Humulus lupulus, Junierus communis, Leonurus cardiaca, Matricaria recutita, Melissa officinalis, Mentha x piperita, Salvia officinalis, Thymus spp, Valeriana off. Zingiber off.
Cholagogue & Digestive system Melissa officinalis, Berberis vulgaris, Taraxacum officinale, Chelidonium majus, Dioscorea villosa
Demulcent & Cardiovascular Tilia platyphyllos, Aesculus hippocastanum
Demulcent & Respiratory Inula helenium, Solidago virgaurea, Althaea officinalis, Glycyrrhiza glabra
Demulcent & Digestive system Althaea officinalis, Glycyrrhiza glabra
Demulcent & Urinary Elymus repens
Diuretic & Respiratory system Galium aparine, Sambucus nigra, Achillea millefoilum (these for chest conditions associated with the heart)
Diuretic & Digestive system Agrimonia eupatoria, Apium graveolens, Taraxacum officinale
Diuretic & Urinary system (All duiretics listed here)
Diuretic & Musculoskeletal system Apium graveolens, Achillea millefoilum (help as a by product of cleansing action)
Diuretic & Skin Galium aparine, Taraxacum officinale (again, help as a by product of cleansing action)
Stimulating Expectorant & Respiratory system Inula helenium,
Relaxing Expectorant & Respiratory system Althaea officinalis, Glycyrrhiza glabra, Hyssopus officinalis, Lobelia inflata, Symphytum officinale, Thymus vulgaris, Verbena officinalis
Hepatic & Digestive system Agromonia eupatoria, Berberis vulgaris, Taraxacum officinale, Dioscorea villosa
Nervine & Cardiovascular Melissa officinalis, Tilia platyphyllos, Leonurus cardiaca
Nervine & Respiratory system Cimifuga racemosa, Leonurus cardiaca, Lobelia inflata
Nervine & Digestive system Melissa officinalis, Matricaria recutita, Lavendula spp, Humulus lupulus, Valeriana officinalis
Nervine & Urinary system Serenoa repens
Nervine & Reproductive system Cimifuga racemosa, Viburnum spp, Leonurus cardiaca, Serenoa repens
Nervine & Musculoskeletal system Cimifuga racemosa, Dioscorea villosa
Nervine & Nervous system All listed
Stimulant & Cardiovascular system Zanthoxylum americanum, Rosmarinus officinalis, Artemisia absinthium, Achillea millefolium
Stimulant & Respiratory system Angelica arcangelica, Allium sativum, Mentha x piperita, Salvia officinalis, Achillea millefolium (these have diaphoretic actions)
Stimulant & Digestive system Taraxacum officinale, Allium sativum, Mentha x piperita, Rosmarinus officinalis, Artemisa absinthium (these all act as Bitter stimulants)
Stimulant & Urinary system Juniperus communis, Achillea millefolium (these act with diuretic properties)
Stimulant & Musculoskeletal system Zingiber officinale, Capsicum annuum (stimulants of peripheral circulation)
Created by: klf