Diaphoretic: Herbs That Induce Perspiration,sweating
Diaphoretic or sudorific herbs induce involuntary perspiration that helps to reduce fever, cool the body, and speed the elimination of toxins from the system. These herbs are useful in fevers, colds, and detoxification formulations.
Peppermint, is condidered one of the premium herbs used as a diaphoretic because of its effectiveness and safety.
Biennial/Tender Perennial herb :
Angelica is a good herb to add to treatments for colds, congestion, and fevers. Angelica root is warming and stimulating to the lungs, helping to ease chest congestion...
Evergreen Shrub :
Butchers Broom has a long history of use in herbal medicine traditions as a diuretic and blood vessel toner. Broom herbal extracts from the roots of this plant seem to have the ability to strengthen and tone blood vessels...
perennial plant :
Grated, fresh horseradish is pungent source of mustard oil, and is used in
herbal kitchen medicine in much the same way as mustard. Horseradish may be
one of the fastest ways to clear congested sinuses, and its antibiotic properties
helps to h...
Woody Perennial Herb :
Lavender can lift your spirits, help you sleep, relieve pain, kill germs, heal burns and rashes, and help keep annoying insects at bay. Lavender oil is also antibacterial and healing to the skin...
Perennial herb :
Lemon balm is an aromatic mint with soothing, calming properties. Drink lemon balm tea when nerves, headaches or mild depression are preventing you from getting a good night's sleep...
Perennial Dicot :
All the plant members of the milkweed family have similar properties, however,
milkweed, Asclepias syriaca is better known as the preferred food of
the milkweed butterfly (Danaus plexippus). ...
herbaceous perennial :
Mugwort is a favorite herb of wise women, most widely known for its affinity for the female reproductive system. It is used widely both in western and eastern herbal traditions ...
Oregano has a very ancient reputation and has been used in both the kitchen and the sickroom since the time of the ancients. Many would be surprised to learn that oregano
is ranked first among the culinary herbs in antioxidant power. Many of the
Perennial Herb :
Peppermint has an antispasmodic effect that soothes stomachaches and relieves gas. Peppermint oil is cooling and analgesic, relieving heat and inflammation while it increases blood flow to the painful area....
Virginia snakeroot, birthworts, pipevines or Dutchman's pipes
evergreen and deciduous woody vines and herbaceous perennials :
Snakeroot was used in early America in adjunct to quinine to promote perspiration and break fevers, and treat snakebites. Other Aristolochia spp have been used in TCM. ...
Perennial herb :
Polygonatum has been used medicinally by many diverse folk traditions, Native American healers in North America, and in ancient Chinese medicine in Asia in lung, stomach and skin complaints. ...
rhizomatous herbaceous perennial :
Spikenard root has a mild, pleasant licorice like flavor, often used as a substitute for sarsaparilla, though unrelated botanically, Spikenard is a relative of ginseng....
Herbaceous perennial :
Wild ginger is a native American plant whose medicinal qualities were known to many Indian tribes....
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