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.

Indigestion (dyspepsia)

also, see Heartburn and Gas. Vitamin C and vitamin E may be useful.

Recommendations by individual herbal expert authors are marked [rec]. See Ancient Herbs book for identification of individual books and their authors. The German Commission E has approved a variety of medicinal herbs as remedies for different ailments. These are marked: [German Commission E].

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Agrimony - Agrimonia eupatoria - [German Commission E]

Angelica root - Angelica archangelica - [German Commission E] + [rec]

Anise - Pimpinella anisum - [German Commission E] + [rec][rec]

Artichoke - Cynara scolymus - [German Commission E] + [rec][rec]

Asafoetida - Ferula asafoetida - [rec]

Asparagus - Asparagus officinalis

Atractylodes, White - Atractylodes macrocephala

Balloon Flower - Platycodon grandiflorus

Barberry - Berberis vulgaris - [rec][rec]

Barley - Hordeum vulgare

Basil, Bush- Ocimum minimum - [rec]

Basil, Holy - Ocimum sanctum - [rec]

Basil, Hoary - Ocimum canum - [rec]

Betony - Stachys officinalis;

Blessed Thistle - Cnicus benedictus - [German Commission E] + [rec]

Boldo - Peumus boldus - [German Commission E]

Buckbean - Menyanthes trifoliata - [German Commission E]

Burnet Saxifrage, Greater - Pimpinella major

Cabbage, Head - Brassica oleracea var. capitata

Cabbage, Wild - Brassica oleracea

Calendula - Calendula officinalis - [rec]

Caraway - Carum carvi

Cassia - Cinnamomum cassia - [German Commission E] + [rec]

[rec][rec]

Cardamom - Elettaria cardamomum -[rec][rec]

Cardamom - Amomum villosum

Cardamom, Bastard - Amomum xanthioides

Catnip - Nepeta cataria - [rec][rec]

Cat's Foot - Antennaria dioica

Centaury - Centaurium erythraca - [German Commission E]

Chamomile, German - Matricaria recutita -[rec][rec][rec][rec][rec][rec]

Chicory - Cichorium intybus - [German Commission E]

Chufa - Cyperus esculentus

Cinnamon, True - Cinnamomum verum - [German Commission E]

Cola - Cola nitida

Coriander - Coriandrum sativum - [German Commission E]

Cumin - Cuminum cyminum

Dandelion - Taxaracum officinale - [German Commission E] + [rec][

Devil's Claw - Harpagophytum procumbens - [German Commission E] + [rec]

Elecampane - Inula helenium - [rec]

Emblic - Emblica officinalis

Fennel - Foeniculum vulgare - [German Commission E] +[rec][rec][rec][rec]

Galangal, Lesser - Alpina officinarum - [German Commission E]

Garlic - Allium sativum - [German Commission E] + [rec][rec]

Gentian - Gentiana lutea - [German Commission E] + [rec] [rec] [rec]

Ginger - Zingiber officinale - [German Commission E] + [rec] [rec] [rec] [rec] [rec]

Goldenseal - Hydrastus canadensis - [rec]

Gotu Kola - Centella asiatica

Great Burdock - Arctium lappa

Guduchi - Tinospora cordifolia

Haronga - Haronga madagascariensis - [German Commission E]

Hare's Ear - Bupleurum falcatum - [rec]

Hibiscus - Hibiscus sabdariffa

Hops - Humulus lupulus - [rec]

Horehound, Black - Ballota nigra - [rec]

Horehound, White - Marrubium vulgare - [German Commission E]

Horse Balm - Collinsonia canadensis

Horsemint - Monarda fistulosa

Hyssop, Wrinkled Giant - Agastache rugosa

Juniper, Common - Juniperus communis - [German Commission E] + [rec]

Lemon Balm - Melissa officinalis - [rec]

Lavender - Lavandula officinalis - [rec] [rec]

Magnolia - Magnolia officinalis - [rec]

Meadow-sweet - Filipendula ulmaria - [rec] [rec]

Milk Thistle - Silybum marianum - [German Commission E]

Moss, Iceland - Cetraria islandica - [German Commission E]

Mountain Ash - Sorbus aucuparia

Myrobalan, Beleric - Terminalia belerica

Myrobalan, Chebulic - Terminalia chebula

Nut Grass - Cyperus rotundus

Nutmeg - Myristica fragans - [rec]

Onion - Allium cepa - [German Commission E]

Orange, Bitter - Citrus aurantium - [German Commission E]

Orange, Sweet - Citrus sinensis - [German Commission E]

Oregano - Origanum vulgare

Oregon Grape - Berberis aquifolium - [rec]

Oswego Tea - Monarda didyma

Papaya - Carica papaya - [rec] [rec] [rec]

Parsley - Peatroselinum hortense - [rec]

Patchouli - Pogostemon patchouli

Pepper, Cayenne - Capsicum frutescens - [rec]

Peppermint - Mentha x piperita - [German Commission E] + [rec] [rec] [rec] [rec] [rec] [rec] [rec] [rec]

Pineapple - Ananas comosus - [rec] [rec]

Prickly Ash, Japanese - Xanthoxylum piperitum

Radish, Common - Raphanus sativus - [German Commission E]

Red Bush Tea - Aspalathus linearis

Roman Chamomile - Chamaemelum nobile

Rosemary - Rosemarinus officinalis - [German Commission E] + [rec]

Saffron - Crocus sativus - [rec]

Sage - Salvia officinalis - [rec]

Sage, White - Salvia apiana

Skullcap, Baikal - Scutellaria baikalensis

Slippery Elm - Ulmus rubra - [rec] [rec]

Sorghum - Sorghum vulgare

Spearmint - Mentha spicata - [rec]

Sweet Basil - Ocimum basilcum

Sweet Cicely, Western - Osmorhiza occidentalis

Sweet Marjoram - Origanum majorana

Tangerine - Citrus reticulata - [rec]

Thyme - Thymus vulgaris Thyme - [rec]

Turmeric - Curcuma longa - [German Commission E] + [rec]

Usnea - Usnea barbata - [rec]

Watermint - Mentha aquatica

Willowherb - Epilobium angustifolium

Wintergreen - Gaultheria procumbens

Yarrow - Achillea millefolium - [German Commission E]

Yeast, Brewer's - Saccharomyces cerevisiae - [German Commission E]

Yerba Santa - Eriodictyon californicum


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