This is a quick look at the herbs and supplements that are used to maintain the health and vitality of various parts of the body. Use these herbs on a regular basis for best effect.
Match herbs to your body’s needs!
Blood: Burdock, dandelion.
Bones: Nettle, oats.
Brain: Ginkgo, gotu kola.
Eyes: Bilberry, lutein.
Heart (cardiovascular system): Cayenne, garlic, hawthorn.
Kidneys: Dandelion leaf, nettle.
Liver: Burdock root, dandelion root.
Muscles: Fo-ti, glucosamine sulfate.
Nerves: Ginseng, nettle, oats.
Nervous system (endurance and stamina): Fo-ti, American ginseng, Siberian ginseng.
Spirit: Flower essences, kava-kava.
Adapted from Rosemary Gladstar's Family Herbal, by Rosemary Gladstar. Copyright (c) 2001 by Rosemary Gladstar. Reprinted by permission of Storey Books.
Adapted from Rosemary Gladstar's Family Herbal, by Rosemary Gladstar