A sample ailment entry along with possible herbal remedies from the Ancient Herbs and Modern Herbs book by James K. Sayre, Copyright, 2001. All rights reserved.


Bitter digestive aids (bitters):

the use of digestive bitters is mostly a European folk tradition. North Americans are much more into sweet flavors. Even some brans of canned Tomato Soup have sugar as the second highest ingredient. It should more properly labeled, "Tomato-Sugar Soup."


Buckbean - Menyanthes trifoliata

Calumba - Jateorhiza palmata

Carline Thistle - Carlina acaulis

Centaury - Centaurium erythraca

Chamomile, German - Matricaria recutita

Chiretta - Swertia chirata

Dandelion - Taraxacum officinale

Gentian - Gentiana lutea

Goldenseal - Hydrastus canadensis

Hops - Humulus lupulus

Horseradish - Armoracia rusticana

Orange, Bitter - Citrus aurantium

Quassia, Surinam - Quassia amara

Zedoary - Curcuma zedoaria




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