For thousands of years, Herbalists have been developing recipes using plants, foods, and other ingredients. Today, we’re talking about ancient remedies that have proven effective and often popular in our modern age.
  • Garlic
  • Onion
  • Thyme
  • Sage
  • Turmeric
  • Ginger
  • Sweet Potatoes
  • Parsley
  • Rosemary
  • Parsnip
  • Celery
  • Lavender
  • Mugwort
  • Wormwood
  • Cinnamon
  • Cassia
  • White Peony
  •  Licorice
  • Ephedra (Ma Huang)
  •  Elecampane
  •  Schizandra
  •  Cornmint
  • Menthol Crystals
  • Horehound
  • Clove
  • Cajeput
  • Peppermint
  • White Camphor


Herbalists use a variety of terms to describe the properties of herbs. We discussed Decoction.

Article We Mentioned:

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