Scientific name: Achillea millefolium
Habitat: Meadows, pastures, lawns etc. on all but the poorest soils, Yarrow ranges from 8 inches to 3 feet tall, it is a perennial and prefers full sun light.
Common Uses: Yarrow is used as a medicine mainly. Scientific name: Achilleahonors the hero of Greek Achilles, who is called to have used yarrow on the battleground to stop the flow of blood of his men’s wounds.
It is a conventional women’s herb, used to relieve in her period time.
The herb merges well with Mentha x piperita vulgaris (Peppermint) and Sambucus nigra flowers) for treating influenza and colds. Yarrow is bitter tonic, antispasmodic, antiseptic, astringent, cholagogue, mildly aromatic, digestive, carminative, diaphoretic, odontalgic, emmenagogue, stimulant, vulnerary and vasodilator.
Scientific name: Rumex crispus
Habitat: Yellow dock is inhabitant to Asia and Europe, and develops all through North America as an ordinary weed. In Europe it is flourished as a vegetable. It flourishes 1 to 4 feet high.
Part Used: medicinally is the root..
Yellow Dock is an influential astringent and blood purifier. Yellow dock has generally tonic effects medicinally; yellow dock exclusively helps the skin, digestive tract, and liver. It is mainly cure skin problems which are occurred by the poor liver function, toxic accumulation or poor digestive system. It is rich in iron, which makes it helpful for treating anemia.
Yellow dock has a gentle laxative result, due to ingredients recognized anthraquinone glycosides. It fuels digestive and bile enzymes.
- Skin problems
- Poor digestion
- Liver detox
- Mild constipation
It comes in tea, tincture, capsule, and dried herb types. Yellow Dock can also be taken in tea form by sheering 1 to 2 small spoons of the root in 2 cups of water.
Scientific name: Yucca spp.
Taxonomy: Magnoliophyta (angiosperm), Liliopsida (monocot), Agavaceae, Yucca
Common Names: Soaptree Yucca, Narrowleaf Yucca, Beargrass, Yucca, Fineleaf Yucca, Soapweed Yucca.
Habitat: Yucca is found in the deserts of the southwest and in the hot region of North America. It is particularly plentiful in Arizona and New Mexico. It grows to be approx one to five feet tall.
Part used: leaves and roots
Common uses: Yucca is used to cure high blood pressure, high cholesterol, intestinal disorders, headaches and swelling. Yucca has anti-inflammatory agents and it works by improving circulation and reducing arterial tensions.
Yucca is prior to service the shampoo and soap prepared by it is used to wash the body.