Herbal Muscle Relaxant



Tense skeletal muscles like those in your, neck shoulders and back cause tension headaches and soreness.


Use the alphabetical list or the herb property list to find information on the healing properties and actions of medicinal plants.

  • Herb Properties
  • Herbs Alphabetical by Common Name

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    See List Herbs by Botanical Name

  • Allspice Allspice, Pimenta officinalis : Pimento, Jamaica Pepper
    Tropical Tree : Allspice tastes like a combination of cloves, juniper berries, cinnamon and pepper. Adding allspice to herbal teas, as well as foods aids in digestion. ...
  • Benzoin Resin Benzoin Resin, Styrax benzoin : Friar's balsam
    tree : The dark, vanilla-like resin acts as an anchoring base note in aromatherapy blends, and is soothing and warming to the skin....
  • Black Pepper Black Pepper, Piper nigrum :
    Perennial Woody Vine : Freshly ground pepper is a healthy spice, but the uses of black pepper go far beyond the kitchen in herbalism....
  • Boldo Boldo, Peumus boldus Molina :
    tree : The Incas used the herb to treat are used to treat bladder and urinary tract infections, the same uses as you will find it recommended for today. Boldo leaves are used to treat bladder and urinary tract infections, gallbladder discomfort, gallstones, he...
  • Boldo Boldo, Peumus boldus Molina :
    tree : The Incas used the herb to treat are used to treat bladder and urinary tract infections, the same uses as you will find it recommended for today. Boldo leaves are used to treat bladder and urinary tract infections, gallbladder discomfort, gallstones, he...
  • California Poppy California Poppy, Eschscholzia californica : Gold Poppy
    Tender Perennial : The above ground parts and roots of this wildflower show promise in the treatment of insomnia without the side effects and dependency risks of sleep aids....
  • Cedarwood, Atlas Cedarwood, Atlas, Cedrus atlantica : Atlas cedar
    Evergreen Tree : Cedarwood is known for use in problem skin, as an insect repellent and as an inhalant in respiratory complaints....
  • Corydalis Corydalis, Corydalis spp : fumewort, Yan Hu So
    perennial herbaceous flowering plant : Corydalis a member of poppy family, and like many Papaverceae Corydalis is an anodyne, a central nervous system depressant, cardiotonic, and sedative. ...
  • Cypress Oil Cypress Oil, Cupressus sempervirens :
    tree : Cypress is best known for it's use in oily and over hydrated skin and is one of the essential oils often recommended for cellulite massage blends, treatment of varicose veins and wounds...
  • Ginger Root Ginger Root, Zingiber officinale : Luyang Dilaw
    Perennial Monocot reed : Ginger combines well with many herbs, improving taste and potency. Ginger speeds up the delivery of healthy plant chemicals into the bloodstream while adding a spicy, hot zest to your favorite dishes....
  • Lavender Lavender, Lavandula spp :
    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...
  • Nutmeg Nutmeg, Myristica fragrans : Mace
    Tropical tree : Historically, nutmeg has been used as a form of medicine to treat many affecting the nervous system to the digestive system. Nutmeg essential oil is used in aromatherapy....
  • Rosemary Rosemary, Rosmarinus officinalis :
    Woody perennial herb : Amazing, versatile rosemary is valued by cooks, herbalists, aromatherapists, and gardeners alike. Rosemary oil combats mental fatigue, increasing concentration and memory...
  • Vetiver Oil Vetiver Oil, Vetiveria zizanoides : khus khus
    Grass : Vetiver oil is healing to skin, and reduces stress and tension. The aroma is rich, woody, earthy and sweet....