As with most alteratives, burdock is easy to add to vast array of herbal formulas since improving digestive and lymphatic function has a broad sweeping effect on the rest of the body. It's flavor is pleasant and the gentle yet thorough support it gives the body adds to its popularity.
Passionflower (Passiflora incarnata) is an herb commonly used for its anxiolytic (anxiety/panic reducing) effects.
Passionflower is more often used as a sedative, anti-spasmodic and anxiety reducer in Western formulas. The formula that passionflower plays a starring role in is for sleep.
Lobelia inflata has many uses. It has been used to address respiratory disorders, peripheral vascular disorders and insomnia along with the standard use for smoking cessation.
Lobelia has been placed in formulas traditionally for respiratory disorders, peripheral vascular disorders, smoking cessation and as an antispasmodic.
Herbal Nerd Society Exclusive Article Spearmint leaf (Mentha spicata) is an underutilized herb in the natural medicine field. It is used most often as a flavoring for teas or foods. Spearmint has a vast amount of carvone terpenoid which accounts for…