Benefits of Pleurisy Root

Pleurisy root is a native of the U.S. and is most abundant in the southern states. Its brilliant orange flowers attract butterflies, therefore the name also given to it is butterfly-weed. It has been...

Benefits of White Horehound

This plant is a native of Europe, but has been naturalized in this country. Although cultivated in gardens, it now grows wild in many places. (White Horehound) The HERB has a strong, rather agreeable odor,...

Benefits of Pokeweed

Poke or pokeweed is a native of the U.S. and grows abundantly throughout the states. The young shoots and leaves are much used as food early in the spring boiled like spinach. The leaves, berries...

Health Benefits of Pomegranate

Pomegranates grow wild upon both shores of the Mediterranean and are cultivated in all countries where the climate is sufficiently warm to allow the fruit to ripen, including our gulf states and other warm...

Benefits of Black Horehound

Black horehound is a native of Europe, but is now naturalized in America. It has an unpleasant taste and the odor is disagreeable. All that has been written for the white horehound also applies to...

Benefits of White Poplar

The white poplar is a common tree in the U.S. It is also called quaking aspen. The buds, gathered in winter, are very strongly medicinal. The inner bark and the buds are a stimulating tonic...

Benefits of Queen’s Delight

Queen's delight is a native of the U.S. and grows in the pine barrens from Virginia to Florida. When wounded, it emits a milky juice. The ROOT is the part used. The taste is bitter,...

Benefits of Red Raspberry

This plant needs no introduction as it is quite common. It is extensively cultivated as well as growing wild in many places. It belongs to the rose family. Unfortunately the medicinal value of raspberry leaves...

Hops Health Benefits

This is the common or European hops, now widely naturalized and growing wild in many places in the U.S. Most of the hops consumed in the U.S. are supplied from New England where it...

Benefits of Rhubarb

It is claimed that all the species of rhubarb originated from one particular species but the question yet remains unsettled from what precise plant it is derived. All that is known for certain is...