Tree of Heaven


Tree of Heaven


Latin Name: ailanthus altissima
Alternative Name: hemelboom
Forms Available: leaf, bark

Tree of Heaven – ailanthus altissima – This herb is more used in Chinese herbal medicine – treats dysentery and diarrhea. It is antispasmodic and a cardiac depressant and has been used to treat heart palpitations, epilepsy and asthma. It has also been used to treat malaria and fevers.

Aromatherapy & Health Uses: A chinese herbal medicine: treats dysentery,and diarrhea. Also is anitspasmodic and a cardiac depressant. Has been used, internally, to treat malaria.


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Trout Lily


Trout Lily


Latin Name: erythronium americanum
Alternative Name: adder’s tongue, adder leaf, american troutlily, dog’s tooth violet, serpent’s tongue, yellow snowdrop
Forms Available: root, leaf

Trout Lily – erythronium americanum – This plant has highly emetic properties.The leaves and juice from the leaves have been applied, externally, in a poultice to treat swellings, ulcers, wounds and tumors.

Aromatherapy & Health Uses: Internally, a highly emetic plant. The leaves and juice from the leaves have been applied, externally, in a poultice to treat swellings, ulcers, wounds and tumors.


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Tulip Poplar


Tulip Poplar


Latin Name: liriodendron tulipifera
Alternative Name: tulip tree, white wood, poplar, yellow wood, canoe wood,
Forms Available: root, bark

Tulip Poplar – liriodendron tulipifera – The bark is diuretic, stimulant and tonic. Internally, a tea from the bark treats dysentery, indigestion, arthritis, rheumatism, fevers, and coughs. Externally, the tea has been used in a wash, to treat wounds, sores and boils. This bark has also been used to aid the expulsion of worms from the body.

Aromatherapy & Health Uses: The bark is diuretic, stimulant and tonic. Internally, a tea from the bark treats dysentery, indigestion, arthritis, rheumatism, fevers, and coughs. Externally, the tea treats wounds, sores and boils.


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Unicorn Root


Unicorn Root


Latin Name: aletris farinosa
Alternative Name: colic root, star grass, true unicorn root
Forms Available: root

Unicorn Root – aletris farinosa – This root is used mostly in the treatment of miscarriages, it has a tonic effect on the female organs. Decoctions have also been used to relieve flatulence and treat uterine problems. It is anti-inflammatory, diuretic, bitter, narcotic and tonic. Raw Unicorn Root is emetic.

Aromatherapy & Health Uses: Used to treat miscarriage, excessive gas, diarrhoea, rheumatism.


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Valerian

Valerian

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Latin Name: valeriana officinalis
Alternative Name: garden heliotrope, vandal root, st. george’s herb, all-heal, amantilla, bloody butcher, capon’s tail, capon’s trailer, cat’s valerian, english valerian, fragrant valerian, phu, red valerian, wete wale, wet well
Forms Available: essential oil, root

Valerian – valeriana officinalis – Also known as Garden Heliotrope, Vandal Root, and St. George’s Herb. Valerian has compound leaves with a fresh pea pod scent, and clusters of honey scented flowers in midsummer. Both have unpleasant fetid undertones. Their musky root is used in stews and perfumes and unskinned root is a tranquilizer. The herb treats headaches, muscle cramps and irritable bowel syndrome and is used topically for wounds, ulcers, and eczema. Laboratory tests show anti-tumor activity. Composted leaves are rich in minerals. Do not take large doses or continuously. Although the root of the herb has a strong pungent scent, some cats love it more than catnip.

Aromatherapy & Health Uses: Insomnia; Nervous Indigestion; Migraine; Restlessness; Tension States. Key Qualities: Sedative; Depressant of the Central Nervous System; Mildly Hypnotic; Regulator; Calming; Soothing; Grounding.

Other Uses: A sprig of the plant pinned to a woman’s clothing will cause men to ‘follow her like children’. Valerian Root is added to Love Sachets. Put in pillows to promote deep rest. Use in spells for: Protection; Purification; Harmony; Peace; Happiness; Love.


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Verbena


Verbena


Latin Name: lippia citriodora

Forms Available: essential oil

Verbena – lippia citriodora – Green, vegetative, herbaceous, warm, floral scent with some lemon and citrus notes. Indicated for stress, insomnia, depression, and nervous fatigue. Powerful anti-inflammatory; fever reducer. If inhaled, it is a powerful sedative. Has hormonelike action on the thyroid and pancreas. Works on the digestive system, especially controlling stomach spasm and cramp, nausea, indigestion and flatulence. Stimulates the appetite. Recent pharmacological tests have proven this oil to be phototoxic and a strong skin sensitizer. Not recommended for massages. Blends well with basil, bergamot, chamomile, geranium, neroli, rose, and rosemary.

Aromatherapy & Health Uses: Indicated for stress, insomnia, depression, and nervous fatigue. Powerful anti-inflammatory; fever reducer. If inhaled, it is a powerful sedative. Has hormonelike action on the thyroid and pancreas. Stimulates appetite.


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Vertivert


Vertivert


Latin Name: vetivera zizanioides
Alternative Name: khus-khus, vetiver
Forms Available: Root, essential oil

Vetivert -vetivera zizanioides – Also called Khus-khus. This perennial grass grows in dense clumps of stout stems with long leaves and has an aromatic rhizome and roots. The distilled root essential oil flavors Asian sherbets and sweets, fixes perfumes, and scents quality soaps, cosmetics and aftershaves. The scent is a deep yet refreshing, woody, resinous mixture of myrrh and violets.

Aromatherapy & Health Uses: Acne; Cuts; Oily Skin; Wounds; Arthritis; Muscular Aches and Pains; Rheumatism; Sprains; Stiffness; Debility; Depression; Insomnia; Nervous Tension. Known as the “Oil of Tranquillity”. Key Qualities: Sedative; Soothing; Calming; Tonic.

Other Uses: Vetivert root is burned to overcome evil spells. It is also used in love powders, sachet and incenses and is added to the bathwater in a sachet to make yourself more attractive to the opposite sex. Vetivert is also used in money spells and mixtures.


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