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Medicinal Plants Index

Plants have been used as medicines throughout history. Medicinal plants are plants which may have medicinal properties. Medical plants are very useful in healing various diseases and the advantage of these medicinal plants is being 100% natural.

Medicinal plants are widely and successfully used on every continent. In Asia, the practice of herbal medicine is extremely well established and documented. As a result, most of the medicinal plants that have international recognition come from this region, particularly from China and India. In Europe and North America, the use of herbal medicine is increasing fast, especially for correcting imbalances caused by modern diets and lifestyles. Many people now take medicinal plant products on a daily basis, to maintain good health as much as to treat illness. In Africa, attitudes towards traditional, herbal medicines vary strongly.

Abelmoschus moschatus
Abroma augusta
Achillea millefolium
Aconite
Acorus calamus

Adhatoda
Aesculus hippocastanum

Aframomum melegueta

Ageratum conyzoides

Agropyron repens

Allium cepa
Allium sativum
Alnus rugosa
Aloe
spp.
American elderberry
American linden

American mountain-ash
American pennyroyal
Amomum cardamomum
Ancistrocladus korupensis
Anethum graveolens
Angelica archangelica
Angelica atropurpurea

Angostura

Anise
Annatto
Anthriscus cerefolium

Apium graveolens

Apocynum cannabinum

Aralia nudicaulis
Araliopsis tabouensis
Arborvitae
Arctium minus

Arctostaphylos uva-ursi

Arisaema triphyllum

Aristolochia reticulata

Aristolochia serpentaria

Armoracia rusticana

Arnica

Artemisia abrotanum
Artemisia absinthium
Artemisia dracunculus
Asarum canadense
Asclepias tuberosa
Astragulus
Balm-of-Gilead poplar
Bamboo greenbrier
Baptisia tinctoria

Basil
Bayberry
Bay laurel
Bearberry
Belladonna
Benzoin
Berberis aquifolium
Bergamont
Betula lenta
Bilberry
Bitter Melon
Bitter nightshade
Bittersweet
Bixa orellana
Black cherry
Blackcohosh
Blackhaw
Black willow
Blessed Thistle
Bloodroot
Blue Cohosh
Blueflag Iris
Blue Vervain
Blumea lacera
Bogbean
Boneset
Borago officinalis
Bosonia
Brassica
Buchu
Bugleweed
Burdock
Butterfly Weed
Butternut
Button-Snakeroot
Cajeput
Calamus
Calendula officinalis
Calotropis gigantea
Camellia sinensis

Canada Wildginger
Cananga
Caper
Capparis spinosa
Capsicum
Caraway
Carolina-jessamine
Carolina-vanilla
Carum carvi
Cardamom
Carob
Cascara buckthorn
Cassia
Castor
Catnip
Cat's claw
Caulophyllum thalictroides
Celandine
Celastrus scandens
Celery
Ceratonia siliqua
Chamaelirium luteum
Chamaemelum nobile
Chamomile
Chasmanthera dependens
Chelidonium majus
Chelone glabra

Chenopodium ambrosioides
Chervil
Chicory
Chimaphila maculata
Chimaphila umbellata
Chionanthus virginica

Chlorophytum borivilianum
Cichorium intybus
Cimicifuga racemosa
Cinchona
Cinnamon
Cinnamomum cassia

Cinnamonium zeylanicum
Citronella
Clary sage
Cloves
Cnicus benedictus
Coca
Cocoa
Coffee
Coffea arabica
Cohosh bugbane

Cola
Cola acuntinata
Collinsonia canadensis

Coltsfoot
Comfrey
Comptonia peregrina
Conium maculatum

Coptis trifolia
Coriander
Coriandrum sativum
Cornus florida
Costus
Cowhage
Cranberrybush
Crocus sativus
Cryptolepis sanguinolenta

Cubeba
Culantro
Culvers-physic
Cumin
Cuminum cyminum
Curcuma longa

Cymbopogon spp.
Cypripedium parviflorum
Cypripedium pubescens
Damiana
Dandelion
Datura stramonium
Deertongue
Devil's Claw
Digitalis spp.
Dill
Dioscorea villosa
Dittany of Crete
Dronpushpi
Dryopteris filixmas
Dryopteris marginalis

Echinacea angustifolia
Elecampane
Eleuthero
Emblica Officinalis
Ephedra
Epigaea repens
Erigeron canadensis

Eriodictyon californicum
Eryngium aquaticum
Eryngium foetidum
Ethiopian pepper

Eucalyptus
Euonymus atropurpureus
Eupatorium perfoliatum

Euphorbia
Euphorbia lathyris
Evening Primrose
Eyebright
False-Hellebore
Fangfeng
Fennel
Fenugreek
Feverfew
Figwort
Flowering Dogwood
Foeniculum vulgare
Foxglove
Frankincense
Fraxinus americana
Fringetree
Galbanum
Galium odoratum

Garcinia Cambogia
Garlic
Gaultheria procumbens
Gelsemium sempervirens
Gentian
Geranium
Geranium maculatum
Ginger
Ginkgo
Ginseng
Ginseng, American
Ginseng, Asian
Ginseng, Siberian
Glycyrrhiza glabra
Gnaphalium obtusifolium
Golden groundsel

Goldenrod
Goldenseal
Goldthread
Gotu Kola
Grains of Paradise
Grindelia robusta
Grindelia squarrosa

Ground-Ivy
Guaiac
Guar
Guarana
Gum Plant
Guma
Hamamelis virginiana
Hawthorn
Hazel Alder
Hedeoma pulegiodies
Hemlock
Hemp dogbane
Henna
Hepatica acutiloba
Hepatica americana
Hibiscus abelmoschus

Hibiscus
Hophornbeam
Hops
Hoptree
Horehound
Horsechestnut
Horse nettle
Horseradish
Horseweed

Humulus lupulus
Hydrangea arborescens
Hydrastis canadensis

Hypericum perforatum
Hyssopus officinalis

Hyssop
Ilex verticillata
Indian hemp
Indigo
Indigofera species
Inula helenium

Ipecac
Iris versicolor
Jack-In-The-Pulpit
Jasmine
Jasminum spp.
Jeffersonia diphylla
Jimson Weed
Juglans cinerea
Juniperus communis

Kapikachu
Karya Gum
Kava Kava
Labdanum
Lactuca scariola
Ladyslipper
Larix laricina
Laurus nobilis
Lavendula spp.
Lavender
Lawsonia inermis
Leather Woodfern
Lemon balm
Lemongrass
Lemon Verbena
Lemongrass
Leptandra virginica
Leucas cephalotes
Levisticum officinale
Liatris odoratissima

Licorice
Litchi
Lobelia infata
Lovage
Lycopus virginicus
Mace
Mad-Dog Skullcap
Mahuang
Marigold
Marjoram
Marrubium vulgare
Marshmellow
Mayapple
Maypop
Melaleuca quinquenervia
Melissa officinalis
Menispermum canadense
Mentha piperita

Mentha pulegium
Mesquites
Menyanthes trifoliata
Milk Thistle
Mint
Monarda
Moonseed
Mucuna pruriens
Mullein
Muskdana
Mustard
Myrica carolinensis
Myrica cerifera
Myristica fragrans

Myrrh
Myrrhis odorata
Narrow Dock
Nasturtium officinale
Nauclea latifolia

Neem
Nepeta cataria
Nepeta hederacea

Nettle
Nutmeg
Ocimum spp.
Olibanum
Onion

Oregano
Oregon hollygrape
Origanum dictamnus
Origanum majorana

Origanum spp.
Ostrya virginiana
Oxydendrum arboreum

Pacific Yew
Panax species
Papaver somniferum

Parsley
Parthenium hysterophorus
Passiflora incarnata
Passionflower
Patchouli
Pelargonium graveolens
Pennyroyal
Peppermint
Petroselinum crispum
Phytolacca americana
Pimenta dioica
Pimenta longa
Pimpinella anisum
Pinkroot
Pinus strobus

Piper hispidinervum
Piper methysticum
Pipsissewa
Plantago spp.
Plantain
Podophyllum peltatum
Poison Hemlock
Pokeberry
Polygala senega
Polygonum
Poppy
Populus balsamifera
Populus candicans
Prickly-Ash
Prickly Lettuce
Prunus serotina
Psyllium

Ptelea trifoliata
Purple coneflower
Purplestem Angelica
Purple Trillium
Quack grass
Quercus alba
Rhamnus purshiana
Rhus glabra
Rose
Rosella
Rosmarinus officinalis
Rosemary
Rue
Rumex crispus
Ruta graveolens
Safed moosli
Saffron
Sage
Salix nigra
Salvia officinalis
Salvia sclarea
Sambucus canadensis
Sandalwood
Sanguanaria canadensis
Sarsaparilla
Sassafras variifolium
Satureja spp.
Savory
Saw palmetto
Scrophularia marilandica
Scutellaria lateriflora
Seneca-Snakeroot
Senecio aureus
Senna
Serenoa repens
Serenoa serrulata
Sesame
Sesamum indicum
Skunkcabbage
Slippery Elm
Smilax pseudo-china
Smooth Hydrangea
Smooth Sumac
Snakeroot
Solanum carolinense
Solanum dulcamara
Solidago odora
Solidago suaveolens
Sorbus americana
Sourwood
Southernwood
Spathyema foetida
Spigelia marilandica
St. John's Wort
Stevia rebaudiana
Stinging Nettles
Sweet birch
Sweet Cudweed
Sweetfern
Sweetflag
Symphytum officinale
Tagetes
Tamarack
Tanacetum vulgare
Tansy
Taraxacum officinale
Tarragon
Taxus
Tea
Theobroma cacao
Thuja occidentalis
Thyme
Thymus spp.
Tinospora cordifolia
Tragacanth
Trailing-Arbutus
Trigonella foenum-graecum
Trilisa odoratissima
Trillium erectum
Tsuga canadensis
Turmeric
Turtlehead
Tussilago farfara
Twinleaf
Ulmus fulva
Uncaria guianensis
Uncaria tomentos
Valerian
Valerianella olitoria
Vanilla
Vanilla planifolia
Veratrum viride
Verbascum thapsus
Verbena hastata
Veronica virginica
Veronicastrum virginica
Vervain
Viburnum prunifolium
Viburnum trilobum
Wahoo
Watercress
West Indian Bay
White Ash
White Mustard
White Oak
White Pine
Wild Geranium
Wild-Sarsaparilla
Wild Yam
Winterberry
Wintergreen
Withania somnifera
Woodruff
Wormseed
Wormwood
Xanthorhiza simplicissima
Xylopia aethiopica
Yarrow
Yellowdock
Yellowroot
Yellow Wild-Indigo
Yerba Santa
Ylang Ylang
Yohimbe
Zingiber officinale
Zanthoxylum americanum
Zanthoxylum clava