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Senna alexandrina

senna
stimulant laxative, cathartic

2

Rheum palmatum/officinale

rhubarb
laxative, astringent, aperient, GI tonic

3

Rhamnus purshiana/frangula

casarca/buckthorn
laxative, bowel tonic, bitter

4

Geranium maculatum

cranesbill/geranium
astringent, styptic

5

Hamamelis virginiana

witch hazel
astringent, anti-inflammatory

6

Quercus robur/alba

English/white oak
astringent, hemostatic, antiseptic

7

Althea officinalis

marshmallow
demulcent, emollient, expectorant, vulnerary

8

Plantago lanceolata/major

plantain
demulcent, astringent, expectorant

9

Symphytum officinale

comfrey
demulcent, vulnerary, cell-proliferant

10

Gentiana lutea

gentian
bitter, cholagogue, anti-microbial

11

Mentha piperita/spicata

peppermint/spearmint
carminative, spasmolytic, cholagogue, cholaretic

12

Zingiber officinalis

ginger
carminative, anti-emetic, stimulant, anti-inflammatory

13

Taraxacum officinalis

dandelion
liver and gallbladder

14

Rumex crispus

yellow dock
liver and gallbladder, alterative, cholagogue

15

Juglans nigra/cinerea/regia

walnut
liver and gallbladder, laxative, alterative

16

Silybum marinum

milk thistle
hepatoprotective (hepatotrophorestorative, nephro-restorative, galctagogue, anti-inflammatory

17

Cynara scolymus

globe artichoke
hepatoprotective, alterative, choleretic, hypolipidemic, diuretic

18

Arctium lappa

burdock
alterative, diuretic (seeds), desmutagen, anti-inflammatory

19

Cicorium intybus

chicory
bitter, prebiotic,

20

Cnicus benedictus

blessed thistle
alterative, galatagogue, diaphroetic, hormone regulator

21

Picrorhiza kurroa

picrorhiza
hepatoprotective, anti-inflammatory, anti-asthmatic

22

Bupleurum falcatum

chinese thoroughwax
hepatoprotective, anti-inflammatory, choleretic/cholegogue

23

Phyllanthus amarus

stonebreaker
hepatoprotective (kidney and gall stones)
(Inactivated HBsAg-helps hep B)

24

Alchemilla vularis

lady's mantle
astringent, styptic

25

Ulmus fulva/rubra

slippery elm
demulcent, nutritive

26

Lactuca virosa

wild lettuce
bitter, nervine

27

Aloe vera

Aloe
laative, purgative, emmenagogue, antihelminthic

28

Botanicals with sesquiterpene lactone constituents

cicorium
taraxacum
cnicus benedictus

29

Botanicals with iridoid constituents

gentiana
plantago
picrorhiza

30

Botanicals with anthraquinone glycoside constituents

aloe (near the rind)
senna
Rheum
Rhamnus
Rumex

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Botanicals with tannin consistuents

geranium
hamamelis
quercus
alchemilla
plantago
juglans