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Achillea millefolium Yarrow
Acorus calamus Sweet flag
Actaea (Cimicifuga) racemosa Black cohosh
Aesculus hippocastanum Horse Chestnut
Allium sativa Garlic
Aloe vera Aloe
Angelica archangelica Angelica
Angelica sinensis Dong quai; Danggui
Angelica sp. Angelica
Aralia sp. Spikenard
Arctium lappa Burdock; Gobo
Arctostaphylos uva-ursi Bearberry
Aristolochia sp. Snakeroot; Guaco
Arnica montana Arnica
Artemesia sp. Wormwood; Absinthe; Mugwort; Tarragon
Astragalus membranaceus Huang-qi
Astragalus sp. Vetch; Locoweed
Azadirachta indica Neem
Berberis sp. Barberry
Betula sp. Birch
Borago officinalis Borage
Boswellia serrata Frankincense
Bryonia sp. Bryony
Calendula officinalis Marigold
Calophyllum sp. Punna; kamani
Camptotheca acuminata Xi shu
Capsicum frutescens Cayene; red Pepper
Caulophyllum thalictroides Blue cohosh
Centaurea sp. Cornflower; Knapweed
Centaurium erythraea Century; Feverwort
Centella asiatica Gotu kola; Hydrocotyle
Cimicifuga (Actaea) racemosa) Black Cohosh
Cinnamomum zeylanicum Cinnamon
Colchicum autumnale Autumn Crocus; Meadow Saffron
Cornus sp. Dogwood
Crataegus oxyacantha Hawthorn
Curcuma longa Turmeric
Cynara cardunculus Cardoon
Cynara scolymus Artichoke
Dryopteris sp. Male fern
Echinacea Echinacea
Eleutherococcus (Acanthopanax) senticosus Siberian Ginseng; Eleuthero
Ephedra sinica Ephedra; Ma Huang
Equisetum arvense Horsetail
Eriodictyon californicum Yerba santa
Eugenia sp. Clove
Foeniculum vulgare Fennel
Garcinia cambogia Citrin; Gambooge
Garcinia kola Bitter Kola
Garcinia mangostana Mangosteen
Garcinia sp. Garcinia
Ginkgo biloba Ginkgo
Glycyrrhiza glabra Licorice
Guatteria gaumeri Guatteria
Gymnema sylvestre Gurmar
Hibiscus sp. Hibiscus; Roselle
Humulus lupulus Hops
Hydrastis canadensis Goldenseal
Hypericum perforatum St. John's wort
Illicium verum Star anise
Juniperus sp. Juniper
Kadsura sp. Kadsura
Kochia scoparia Summer Cypress; Fireweed
Lavandula sp. Lavender
Leonorus cardiaca Motherwort
Lepidium meyenii Maca
Lepidium sp. Cress
Lobelia inflata Lobelia
Luffa sp. Luffa
Mahonia aquifolium Oregon Grape
Matricaria chamomilla Chamomile
Melaleuca alternifolia Tea tree oil
Mentha (Hedeoma) pulegium Pennyroyal
Momordica charantia Bitter Gourd; Karela
Morinda sp. Noni; Nonu
Musa sp. Plantain; Banana
Ocimum basilicum Basil; Albahaca
Origanum vulgare Oregano
Panax ginseng Ginseng
Passiflora alata Passion flower
Phytolacca dodecandra Poke root; Endod
Pimpinella anisum Anise
Piper methysticum Kava
Piper nigrum Black Pepper
Plantago major/lanceolate Plantain plant
Plantago psyllium / ovata Psyllium; Ispaghula
Podophyllum peltatum Mayapple; Mandrake
Potentilla sp. Cinquefoil; Silverweed
Prunella vulgaris Self heal
Pueraria lobata Kudzu
Pygeum africanum African Prune
Ribes nigrum Black Currant
Rosmarinus officinalis Rosemary
Ruta graveolens Rue
Sambucus nigra Black Elderberry
Sanguinaria canadensis Bloodroot
Sassafras albidum Sassafras
Schisandra chinensis Wuweizi; Wurenchun
Scutellaria baicalensis Baical Skullcap
Serenoa serrulata/repens Saw Palmetto
Silybum marianum Milk thistle
Smilax glabra Sarsaparilla
Stevia rebaudiana Sweetleaf
Swertia sp. Swertia
Symphytum officinale Comfrey
Syzygium sp. Clove; Jamun
Tabernanthe iboga Iboga
Tamarindus indica Tamarind
Tanacetum parthenium Feverfew
Tanacetum vulgare Tansy
Taraxacum officinale Dandelion
Terminalia arjuna Myrobalan
Thuja occidentalis Arbor vitae
Thuja plicata Western red Cedar
Thymus vulgaris Thyme
Tribulus terrestris Puncturevine; Goathead
Trichosanthes sp. Snakegourd; Gualou
Trigonella foenum graecum Fenugreek
Uncaria sp. Asian species
Uncaria tomentosa Cat's claw; Uno de Gato
Urtica dioica Stinging Nettles
Vaccinium macrocarpon Cranberry
Vaccinium myrtillus Bilberry
Valeriana officinalis Valerian
Verbascum thapsus Mullein
Viburnum sp. Crampbark; Highbush Cranberry
Viscum album Mistletoe
Vitex agnus-castus Chaste tree
Withania somnifera Ashwagandha
Zanthoxylum sp. Prickly Ash
Zingiber officinale Ginger
Ziziphus sp. Jujube

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