MEDICINAL PLANTS FROM A TO Z

Medicinal plants from A to Z– Wormwood, Artemisia absinthium, ASTERACEAE, leaves and flowers, essential oil: eupeptic, stimulating appetite, general tonic essential oil but TOXIC
– Acacia, Acacia Senegal, MIMOSACEAE, “Arabic” gum: pharmacy (excipient) and food stabilizer (Industry)
– Yarrow, Achillea Millefolium, ASTERACEAE, flowers, tincture: anti-inflammatory, antispasmodic, dermatology
– Aconite, Aconitum napellus, RENUNCULACEAE root: TOXIC, analgesic, sedative, anti-congestive respiratory, homeopathy
– Sweet flag, Acorus calamus, ARACEAE, rhizome tincture, essential oil: digestive stimulant, perfumery, risk TOXIC
– Adhatoda (malabar nut tree), Adhatoda vasica, ACANTHACEAE, leaf: asthma, chronic bronchitis, antispasmodic, expectorant
– Agave Agave Agave sisalane = fourcroydes, AMARYLLACEAE leaves: source hecogenin (steroid synthesis)
– Agrimony, Agrimonia eupatoria, ROSACEAE, leaves and flowers, tincture: astringent, anti-diabetic
– Aletris, Aletris farinosa, LILIACEAE root: eupeptic, aperitif
– Alfalfa, Medicago sativa, FABACEAE leaves: general stimulant, menopausal disorders
– Almond, Prunus dulcis, ROSACEAE, seed (kernel), leaves and flowers: oil in cosmetology and dermatology, medicinal oil, emollient
– Androgaphis, Andrographis paniculata, ACANTHACEAE, stem and leaf: minor gastrointestinal disorders, viral respiratory infections (anti-fever)
– Anemone, Anemone pulsatilla, RENUNCULACEAE whole plants, flowering part: antispasmodic, sedative, TOXIC fresh
– Dill, Anethum graveolens, APIACEAE, seeds, essential oil: digestive disorders, dyspeptie
– Chinese angelica, Angelica sinensis, APIACEAE, roots mainly in Chinese medicine
– angelica, Angelica archangelica, APIACEAE: digestive regulator, cholesterol
– Anise, Pimpinella anisum, APIACEAE, dry fruit: Digestive antispasmodic, carminative, anti-dyspeptic, psychostimulant
– Antiaris, Antiaris toxicaria, MORACEAE sap: TOXIC, poison arrows cardiotoxic
– Judea tree, Cercis silicastrum, CAESALPINIACEAE, seeds, buds: mucilaginous, softening, vascular antispasmodic
– areca palm, Areca catechu, PALMAEAE, seed (areca nut) masticatory psychostimulant, parasympathomimetic
– buckthorn, Hippophae rhamnoides, ELAEGNACEAE, fruit tonic, anti-infectives, vitamin C
– Aristolochia, Aristolochia clematis, Aristolochiaceae, leaves and roots: astringent, diuretic, emmenagogue
– mugwort, Artemisia vulgaris, ASTERACEAE, leaves and flowers, essential oil: eupeptic, antispasmodic, emmenagogue (tradition), painful menstruation
– Arnica, Arnica montana, ASTERACEAE, heads (flowers ) dried, tincture: vulnerary (trauma, bruises)
– Woodruff, Asperula odorata, RUBIACEAE, flower and whole plant: sedative, antispasmodic
– Eggplant, Solanum melongena, SOLANACEAE tincture: cholesterol
– Alder, Alnus glutinosa, BETULINEAE, bark, green leaves, buds: astringent, anti-inflammatory
– Elecampane, Inula helenium, ASTERACEAE, root and rhizome: diuretic, antitussive, anti-helminth
– Ayahuasca (or caapi, or yage), Banisteriopsis caapi, Banisteriopsis inebrians, Banisteriopsis rusbyana, Malpighiaceae, stems : hallucinogenic, mind-altering
– Acalypha Acalypha wilkesiana Acalypha indica, EUPHORBIACEAE, whole plant: antifungal, prevents arteriosclerosis (A. indica in Ayurvedic medicine), homeopathy (against hemoptysis)
– Adonis Adonis vernalis, RANUNCULACEAE, Flowers cardiac tonic and diuretic, slightly TOXIC
– Garlic, Allium sativum, LILLIACEAE, bulb: anti-atheromatous, antihypertensive, lipid-lowering, fibrinolytic , antiplatelet, immunostimulant, antibiotic
– Albizzia, Albizzia Lebeck, FABACEAE, bark, root bark: anti-allergic, cholesterol
-Alchemille, Alchemilla vulgaris, ROSACEAE, air paries: astringent
-Aloes, Aloe vera Aloe vulgaris = = Aloe barbadensis LILIACEAE, juice and aloe gel: laxative, dermatology cosmetology, immunostimulant, antiviral
-Amaranthes, Amaranthus spinosus, Amaranthus viridis, AMARANTHACEAE, aerial parts: “detoxing” traditional
-Ambrosia, Ambrosia maritima, ASTERACEAE, flowering tops: antispasmodic, diuretic, treatment of digestive schistosomiasis, molluscicide (pest control vectors)
-Ananas, Ananas comosus = Pineapple sativus, BROMELIACEAE, ripe fruit, stems: vitamin C, anti-inflammatory proteolytic enzymes, anti-platelet aggregating
axes by ray bread altilis Artocarpus communis = A = A. incisa, MORACEAE, fruit, latex: proteolytic, hypotensive, astringent and Dietetics (fermented fruit)
-Argémone, Argemone mexicana, Papaveraceae whole plants, seeds, latex: TOXIC, latex Wart
-Artichaut, Cynara scolymus, ASTERACEAE, sheets: choleretic, hypocholesterolemic
-Asclépias, Asclepias curassavica, ASCLEPIADACEAE, whole plant, latex: cardiac TOXIC but
-Astragale, Astraglus membranaceus, FABACEAE root: immunostimulant, antiviral, adaptogenic, diuretic, hypotensive
-Aubépine, Crataegus monogyna , C. laevigata = oxyacantha, C. pentagyna, C. nigra, C. azarolus, ROSACEAE, flowers, buds, tincture: sedative, cardiac erethism and neurotonie
-Avocat, Persea americana Persea = gratissima, LAURACEAE fruit: cosmetology, dermatology, dietetics, periodontal- Badamier, Terminalia catappa, COMBRETACEAE, fruit, leaves, bark: astringent, anti-diabetic, edible kernel
– Badiane, Illicium verum (China), Illicium anisatum = religiosum (Japan), ILLIACEAE fruit: dyspepties, colitis
– Horehound fetid, Ballota nigra, Labiateae, flowering tops, flowers: sedative, anxiolytic, antitussive
– Banana, Musa acuminata = sapientum Musa, Musa troglodytarum, MUSACEAE, fruit, sap, leaves Dietary, antiseptic, astringent, dressing
– Burdock, Arctium lappa, ASTERACEAE, root and leaf, tincture: antibacterial, antifungal, dermatology (boils), softening
– Basil, Ocimum basilicum, Labiateae, flowering tops, leaves, essential oil: digestive, tonic, antipyretic, antiseptic, anti-inflammatory
– Belladonna, Atropa belladonna , SOLANACEAE leaves: TOXIC, parasympatholytics alkaloids (hyoscyamine, atropine, scopolamine)
– Berberis (barberry or), Berberis vulgaris Berberis Berberis souliena and wilsonae (asia) BERBERIDACEAE roots: antibacterial, antifungal, hypotensive, tonic venous
– Berce spondyle, Heracleum spondylium, APIACEAE, whole plant but especially the roots, moderate hypotensive, aphrodisiac (vasodilation)
– Bistort, Polygonum bistorta, POLYGONACEAE root: astringent
– cornflower, Centaurea cyanus, ASTERACEAE, flowers: eye irritation, conjunctivitis
– Boerhaavia (or Patagonian) Boerhaavia diffusa Nyctaginaceae, root, leaf: anti-inflammatory, diuretic, stomachic, appetizer, tonic, sudorific
– Boldo, Pneumus boldus, Monimiaceae, leaf: dyspepties of hepatic origin, anti-inflammatory
– Mullein, Verbascum thapsus , densiflorum Verbascum, Verbascum phlomoides, SCROPHULARIACEAE, flowers and leaves: diuretic, sudorific, emollient
– Birch, Betula pendula Betula alba =, BETULACEAE, bark, leaves, buds, sap diuretic, antirheumatic, antiarthrosique
– buckthorn, Rhamnus frangula, RHAMNACEAE, dried bark: laxative
– Borage, Borago officinalis, BORAGINACEAE, leaves and flowers, seeds: diaphoretic, “purifying” traditional medicinal oil in skin care, source of unsaturated fatty acid
– Shepherd’s purse, Capsella bursa pastoris, BRASSICACEAE, whole plant , tincture: venous insufficiency, uterine bleeding (benign)
– Heather, Erica cinerea, Calluna vulgaris, ERICACEAE, flowers and flowering tops: diuretic and urinary antiseptic
– Bryony, Bryonia dioica, CUCURBITACEAE root: Toxic and caustic plant drastic purgative ( toxic)
– buchu, Barosma betulina, Barosma crenulata, Barosma serratifolia, RUTACEAE leaf essential oil: urinary antiseptic, diuretic, food industry and perfumery
– Bugle crawling, Ajuga reptans, Labiateae, sommitées flowers include: asthma, chronic bronchitis
– Bugrane (or stop-beef), Ononis spinosa, FABACEAE, root and whole plant: diuretic, urinary antiseptic
– bearberry (or bearberry), Arctostaphylos uva-ursi, ERICACEAE leaves: UTI

 

– Cachiman snotty, Rollinia mucosa, ANNONACEAE, seeds: insecticides
– Cade, Juniperus oxycedrus, CUPRESSACEAE, wood (Miera): dermatology, cosmetology
– Coffee, Coffea arabica, Coffea canephora, RUBIACEAE, seed: stimulating
– Cajeput, Melaleuca cajuputi, MYRTACEAE, leaves, essential oil: antiseptic especially urinary and genital tract
– Calebassier, Crescentia cujete, BIGONIACEAE, fruit pulp: antiseptic, antibiotic
– Calotropis, Calotropis procera = calotropis gigantea, ASCLEPIADACEAE, latex: TOXIC, arrow poison
– Roman Chamomile , Chamomilla nobile, ASTERACEAE, flower, whole plant, essential oil, tincture: Digestive antispasmodic, dyspepties, dermatology (softening, anti-pruritic)
– camphor, Cinnamomum camphora, LAURACEAE, wood, essential oil: analeptique cardiopulmonary, disinfectant, cosmetology
– cannabis, marijuana, hemp, Cannabis sativa, Cannabaceae, resin: psychodysleptique, analgesic, anti-asthmatic, FORBIDDEN use
– Cinnamon Cinnamomum zeylicanum, Cinnamomum cassia, LAURACEAE, bark, essential oil: spice, digestive, antiseptic digestive stimulant, bile, skin, Dermatology
– Capucine, Tropoleum majus, Tropaeolaceae, whole plant, leaf blade and petiole: dermatology, cosmetology, bronchial ailments
– Carapa = Andiroba, Carapa guyanensis, MELIACEAE, fruit, wood, oil: anti-inflammatory, antirheumatic, insect repellent, antimitotic, cosmetology
– Carob, Ceratonia siliqua, CAESALPINIACEAE, Seeds: mucilage, colopathies, dieting, pharmaceutical and food industries
– Safflower, Carthamus tinctorius, ASTERACEAE, flowers and seeds: unsaturated oil and dye, veno-lymphatic insufficiency, analgesic
– Caraway, Carum carvi, APIACEAE , fruit, essential oil: stomachic, antispasmodic, carminative, anti-dyspeptic, condiment
– cascara, Rhamnus purshianus, RHAMNACEAE, dried bark: laxative
– Scrap stinky, Cassia occidentalis, CAESALPINIACEAE, leaves, roots, seeds: antipyretic, diaphoretic, laxative
– Casse, Cassia fistula, Cassia senna, CAESALPINIACEAE, leaves, fruit: laxative
– Blackcurrant, Ribes nigrum, Grossulariaceae, fruit, leaf, essential oil, bud: anti-inflammatory, antiarthrosique, food industry
– Catnip, Nepeta cataria, LAMIACEAE, flowers, essential oil: antispasmodic, exciting cats
– Cath (or Kath), Catha edulis, CELESTRACEAE, leaf: chewing stimulant dependence-inducing
– Cedar of Lebanon, Cedrus limani, buds, essential oil: psoriasis, dry eczema, perfumery
– knapweed (small), Centaurium erythroea, GENTIANACEAE, flowering tops, flowers: aperitif, eupeptic, anti-inflammatory, antipyretic
– Cherry, Prunus Cerasus, ROSACEAE, fruit stalk: diuretic, anti-inflammatory
– Blessed Thistle, Cnidus benedictus, ASTERACEAE, luminary flowery: aperitif, eupeptic
– thistle, Silybum marianum, ASTERACEAE, fruit (seeds), tincture: liver protector, dyspepties of hepatic origin
– Charm, Carpinus betula, bud: respiratory infections, antiarthrosique, anti-hemorrhagic (thrombocytopenia)
– chestnut, Castanea vesca, bark, cat, bud, seed: astringent, veno-lymphatic protector
– celandine, Chelidonium majus, Papaveraceae, whole plant, latex: cholagogue, choleretic, warts, TOXIC
– Oak, Quercus pedonculata, Quercus robur and other species including Quercus infectoria, ARMENTACEAE, bark, seeds, buds, gall leaves: astringent, “detoxing” Traditional tonic
– Chicory, Cichorium intybus, ASTERACEAE, root, diuretic, dyspepties of hepatic origin
– Wheatgrass, Triticum repens Agropyrum repens = = Elymus repens, POACEAE, rhizome: diuretic, urinary anti-inflammatory
– Chrysantellum, Chrysantellum indicum, ASTERACEAE, whole plant tincture: hepatoprotective, hypolipidemic, bile duct, vascular protector
– hemlock, Conium maculatum (poison hemlock), Cicuta virosa (water hemlock ) APIACEAE, whole plant: VERY TOXIC exceptionally local analgesic compresses
– Cimifuga, Cimifuga racemosa Renonculaceae, rhizome: antispasmodic, hypotensive
– Citronella (the Indies, lemon grass), Cymbopogon citratus, Andropogon citratus, POACEAE, stem and leaf, essential oil: sudorific, antispasmodic sedative, antiseptic, antiparasitic
– Coca Erythroxylum coca Erythroxylum novogranatense, ERYTHROXYLACEAE leaves: Contact anesthetic, sympathomimetic stimulant, chewing
– Cocculus, Cocculus laurifolius, MENISPERMACEAE: hypotensive
– Coconut, Cocos nucifera, ARECACEAE = PALMAE, nuts, bud, root, sap edible oil, astringent, antiseptic
– Cola (or Kola), Cola nitida, STERCULIACEAE, seed: stimulating
– crocus, Colchicum autumnale, LILIACEAE, seed and bulb: VERY TOXIC, antimitotic, anti-inflammatory treatment of gout
– Coleus, Coleus Plectranthus amboinicus = amboinicus, Labiateae, whole plant, essential oil: antiseptic, fébriguge, digestive disinfectant
– Comfrey, Symphytum officinale, BORAGINACEAE, Root: external use in dermatology, trophic disorders and atonic wounds, itching
– Poppy, Papaver rhoeas, Papaveraceae, Petals: mild sedative, neurotonie
– Coriander, Coriandrum sativum, APIACEAE, fruit, essential oil: regulator of digestion, anti-dyspeptic, antidepressant
– Dogwood, Cornus sanguinea, bud, bark, fruit: astringent, antiscléreux, perhaps anticoagulant
– Soursop, Annona muricata, ANNONACEAE, fruit, leaves, essential oil, seeds: edible fruit, sedative, insecticide, source of alkaloids
– Cotton, Gossypium arboreum, Gossypium herbaceum, Gossypium hirsutum, Gossypium barbadense, MALVACEAE, seeds, flowers, leaves: antifertilisant, emollient, mucilaginous
– Squash, Cucurbita pepo, CUCURBITACEAE, seeds: anthelmintic, prostate adenoma
– Cubeb, Piper cubeba, PIPERACEAE, essential oil: antiseptic
– Myorelaxants, Chondrodendron tomentosum, Curarea toxifera, Cissampelos sp, Strychnos toxifera, Strychnos letalis, Strychnos sp.MENISPERMACEAE and LOGANIACEAE mainly bark: TOXIC, arrow poison, muscle relaxant in surgery and anesthesiology.
– Turmeric, Curcuma longa, Zingiberaceae rhizome, essential oil: choleretic, cholagogue , anti-inflammatory, gastroprotective, food coloring
– Cycas, Cycas revoluta, Cycas circinalis, and other species, Macrozamia sp Ceratozamia sp sp Encephalartos, cycad seeds… Toxic, carcinogen
– Cypress, Cupressus sempervirens, CUPRESSACEAE, female cones, mother tincture: veno-lymphatic protection, enuresis
– Senna alata Cassia alata, CAESALPINIACEAE leaves: laxative, antifungal
– Datura Datura stramonium SOLANACEAE leaves: source of alkaloids (scopolamine, atropine), TOXIC
– Derris, Derris sp.sp., FABACEAE, root, source of rotenone, non-toxic insecticide for warm-blooded animals
– Foxgloves, Digitalis lanata, Digitalis purpurea, SCROPHULARIACEAE, leaf: TOXIC, heart failure
– or Dioscorea yam, Dioscorea sp.sp. , DIOSCOREACEAE: diosgenin source for semi-synthesis of steroids
– Bittersweet, Solanum dulcamara, SOLANACEAE, rod: external use in dermatology, slightly TOXIC internal use
– sundew, Drosera rotundifolia, Drosera intermedia Drosera anglica, Drosera peltata, Drosera ramantacea, DROSERACEAE, whole plant: antispasmodic, mild sedative
– Echinacea, Echinacea purpurea, Echinacea angustifolia, Echinacea pallida, ASTERACEAE, root tincture: immunostimulant
– Wild rose, Rosa canina, ROSACEAE, fruit (rose hips), bud: tonic, astringent, immunostimulant, chronic infections of the upper respiratory tract, migraines
– Siberian ginseng, Eleutherococcus senticosus, ARALIACEAE root: adaptogen, antioxidant, tonic
– White Hellebore (or hellebore), Veratrum album, LILIACEAE root: TOXIC
– Frankincense and Myrrh, Boswellia sp . .sp, commiphora sp.sp., BURSERACEAE, local antiseptic gum resin and respiratory tract
– Ephedra, Ephedra equisetina, Ephedra Sinica, Ephedra intermedia, Ephedra gerardiana, Ephedraceae, stem: sympathomimetic, psychostimulant, dieting, cold, many contrindications
– Ergot of rye, Claviceps purpurea fungus, whole plant: TOXIC, many alkaloids, oxytocin, vasoconstrictor, convulsant
– Erigeron, Erigeron canadensis, diuretic, orthostatic albuminuria
– Erysimum (the singers grass), Erysimum officinale, BRASSICACEAE, flowering top Flower tincture: Anti-inflammatory and analgesic oropharynx and respiratory tract
– Eschscholtzia (California poppy), Eschscholtzia californica, Papaveraceae, aerial parts, tincture: sedative anxiolytic
– Eucalyptus, Eucalyptus globulus, E. radiata, fruticetorum E., E. dives, MYRTACEAE, leaves, essential oil: antiseptic (especially respiratory), antidiabetic
– Eupatorium, Eupatorium cannabinum, ASTERACEAE, whole plant: choleretic and cholagogue, immunostimulant, liver protector
– Eyebright, Euphrasia officinalis, SCROPHULARIACEAE , whole plant: anti-inflammatory eye drops, astringent
– Hedge Maple, Acer campestre, buds: diabetes, immune
– Fennel, Foeniculum vulgare, APIACEAE, fruit, essential oil: dyspeptie, Liqueur
– Fenugreek, Trigonella foenum graecum FABACEAE, seed: antidiabetic , cholesterol-lowering, lipid-lowering, facilitates weight gain
– Bean calabar, Phytostigma venenosum, FABACEAE, seed: TOXIC, parasympathomimetic
– bean of St. Ignatius, Strychnos ignatii, LOGANIACEAE seed: TOXIC, arrow poison, homeopathy
– Ficaire, Ranunculus ficaria , RANUNCULACEAE, roots hemorrhoidal thrust, anti-inflammatory
– fig tree, Ficus carica, MORACEAE, latex, bud, fruit: proteolytic latex, anti-inflammatory, dyspepties gastroduodenal origin, mild laxative, perhaps mild sedative
– Fern “male “Dryopteris filix mas filix_mas = polystichum, ASPIDIACEAE, rhizome: TOXIC, anthelmintic
– Fragon, Ruscus aculeatus, LILIACEAE, rhizome: vascular protector, veinotonic
– strawberry, Fragaria vesca, ROSACEAE, root, leaf, tincture tonic astringent, anti-diabetic
– raspberry, Rubus idaeus, ROSACEAE, leaves and young shoots, buds, tincture: astringent, dysmenorrhea (traditionally antispasmodic)
– Framboisin, Ocimum gratissimum, O. micranthum, Labiateae, flowering tops, leaves, essential oil: anti-dyspeptic, antiseptic, febrifuge, source of eugenol
– manna ash, Fraxinus ornus, OLEACEAE, dried sap: mild laxative
– ash, Fraxinus excelsior, OLEACEAE leaf sap, buds: diuretic “detoxing” rheumatic gout, anti-inflammatory analgesic
– Fruits passion, barbarian, Maracuja, passion fetid, Passiflora quadrangularis, P. edulis, P. foetida, PASSIFLORACEAE, fruits, leaves, sap: Vitamin C, anti-inflammatory, vulnerary
– Fucus, Fucus serratus, Fucus vesiculosus, Ascophyllum nodosum , Fucaceae, whole plant: amigrissant diet, hypothyroidism, immunostimulant
– Fumeterre, Fumaria officinalis, Fumariaceae, flowering part: cholagogue, choleretic, digestive disorders of hepatic origin
– Gaïac, Guaiacum officinale, ZYGOPHYLLACEAE, resin: traditionally anti-syphilitic
– Galega , Galega officinalis, FABACEAE, whole plant: antidiabetic
– Madder, Rubia tinctorium, FABACEAE, root tincture: urinary calculi, diuretic
– Garcinia, Garcinia cambogia, CLUSIACEAE, resin (gum), fruit: purgative, obesity
– Chaste Tree, Vitex agnus -castus, VERBENACEAE, flowering tops, fruit: prémentruels disorders, sexual sedative, aphrodisiac
– Genet, Cytisus scoparius, FABACEAE, branches and dried flowers, mother tincture: heart after a cardiac sedative phase oxytocin, diuretic
– Juniper, Juniperus communis, CUPRESSACEAE , fruit (berry), essential oil, bud: stomachic, diuretic, digestive and urinary antiseptic, food industry
– Gentian, Gentiana lutea, GENTIANACEAE root: appetizer, stomachic, in the liquor industry with G. pannonica, G. punctata, G. purpurea
– Geranium (herb Robert) Geranium robertianum, GERANIACEAE, whole plant: astringent
– germander, Teucrium chamoedrys, Teucrium polium, Teucrium marum, Labiateae, flowering part: antiseptic, dyspeptie, but mild sedative may hepatotoxicity
– Ginger Zingiber officinalis, ZINGIBERACEAE, rhizome: cholagogue, digestive stimulant, hepatoprotective, anti-nausea (antiemetic)
– Ginkgo, Ginkgo biloba, Ginkgoaceae leaves: veinotonic, vascular protective, anti-inflammatory, cerebral circulatory insufficiency
– Ginseng, Panax ginseng, ARALIACEAE root : adaptogen, tonic, antioxidant, antisénescence
– Clove, wood of India, all spice, Syzygium aromaticum Eugenia caryophyllus =, Pimenta dioica, Pimenta racemosa, MYRTACEAE, leaves, fruit, flower bud, essential oil: digestive and urinary antiseptic, antineuralgic, local anesthetic, anti-inflammatory, anti-dyspeptic
– Gloriosa superba LILIACEAE, whole plant: TOXIC, source of colchicine
– Okra, Hibiscus esculentus, MALVACEAE fruit: soothing mucilaginous, gastrointestinal inflammation
– Guava, Psidium guajava, MYRTACEAE , fruits, leaves, bark: Vitamin C, astringent, antiseptic
– gromwell, ofiicinale Lithospermum, Lithospermum ruderale, BORAGINACEAE, leaves, roots antigonadotropic, contraceptive
– Grenadier, Punica granatum, Punicaceae, fruit, root, astringent, source of Vitamin C, antiparasitic intestinal
– Grindelia, Grindelia robusta, Grindelia sqarrosa, Grindelia humilis, Grindelia camporum, ASTERACEAE, flowering tops, antitussive, antispasmodic, antibacterial, anti-inflammatory
– Guarana, paillinia cupana, SAPINDACEAE, seed, stimulant, astringent
– Guggul, Commiphora guggul, BURSERACEAE, resin: cholesterol, lipid-lowering
– Mistletoe, Viscum album, Loranthaceae, stem with leaves, bud, mother tincture: hypotensive, cytotoxic, cholesterol-lowering, immune
– Marshmallow, Mallow, Althoea officinalis, Malva sylvestris, Althoea rosea and other Malva sp. , MALVACEAE, root, leaf, flower: soothing emollient
– Gymnema, Gymnema sylvestre = Periploca sylvestris, ASCLEPIADACEAE, leaf and stem: diabetes and high cholesterol
– witch hazel, Hamamelis virginiana, HAMAMELIDACEAE leaf tincture: astringent, vascular protector, venous insufficiency, Hemorrhoids
– bean, Phaseolus vulgaris, FABACEAE spades: mild diabetes
– harpagophyton, Harpagophytum procumbens, PEDALIACEAE root: antiarthrosique, anti-inflammatory
– Hellebore, Helleborus Niger, RANUNCULACEAE: TOXIC
– Henna, Lawsonia inermis, LYTHRACEAE leaves: antifungal, coloring , cosmetic and dermatology
– Grass Maltête, Kalanchoe pinnata pinnata = Bryophyllum, CRASSULACEAE, leaves, sap healing, anti-inflammatory, antitussive
– Beech, Fagus sylvatica, FAGACEAE, bud, bark pulmonary antiseptic, antipyretic, immunostimulant perhaps
– Hibiscus Hibiscus rosa sinensis, MALVACEAE, flowers: emollient, softening mucilaginous
– Hops, Humulus lupulus, Cannabaceae, female inflorescence sexual sedative, anxiolytic light appetizer
– Holly, Ilex aquifolium, ILEACEAE, bud, leaf: antirheumatic
– Hydrastis, Hydrastis canadensis, RANONCULACEAE, rhizome: vasoconstrictor, vascular protector
– pennywort, Centella asiatica, APIACEAE, leaves, whole plant: Dermatology (ulcers, atonic wounds, burns)
– Hyssop, Hyssopus officinalis, Labiateae, aerial parts, essential oil: acute bronchial ailments, “hay “neurotoxic essential oil
– Iboga, Tabernanthe iboga APOCYNACEAE root: TOXIC, stimulant, aphrodisiac, hallucinogen
– Yew, Taxus baccata, Taxus brevifolia, TAXACEAE bark: TOXIC, antimitotic, anti-cancer
– Ipecac, Cephaelis ipecacuanha, Cephaelis acuminata RUBIACEAE root: emetic, anti-amoebic
– hallucinogenic morning glories, Ipomoea violacea, Rivea corymbosa, CONVOLVULACEAE, seeds: hallicinogènes, psychodysleptics
– ipomoeas purgative, Ipomea orizabensis (scammomée Mexico), Ipomea purga (jalap Mexico), Convolvulus scamonnia (d scamommée Aleppo) Operculina turpethum (turbith) CONVOLVULACEAE roots: TOXIC, drastic purgatives
– Ispaghul, Plantago ovata, PLANTAGINACEAE, seed: laxative mucilaginaux, hypoglycemic, hypocholesterolemic
– Jaborandi, Pilocarpus microphyllus, Pilocarpus jaborandi, Pilocarpus pennatifolius, Pilocarpustrachylophus, Pilocarpus racemosus , RUTACEAE leaves: parasympathomimetic (eye drops against glaucoma)
– Jasmine carolina, Gelsemium sempervirens, LOGANIACEAE, rhizome and root: TOXIC, neuralgic, analgesic, antispasmodic
– Jequirity, Abrus precatorius, FABACEAE, seeds, root: TOXIC, source glycyrrhisine (liquorice)
– Jojoba, Simmondsia sinensis, Buxaceae, seed: Cosmetology (jojoba wax)
– Joubarbe, Sempervirum tectorum, GRASSULACEAE, leaves, sap astringent and topical dermatology
– jujube, Zizyphus vulgaris, Zizyphus mauritiana RHAMNACEAE fruit Seed: anti-inflammatory, analgesic, antipyretic, sedative, dental gel
– henbane, Hyoscyamus Niger, Hyoscyamus muticus, SOLANACEAE leaves: TOXIC, parasympatholytics alkaloids (hyoscyamine, atropine, scopolamine)

 

– Kamala Mallotus philippinensis, EUPHORBIACEAE, resinous fruits, seeds: dye, deworming
– Karaya Sterculia urens, STERCULIACEAE, gummy exudate: dieting, appetite suppressants, mild laxative effect by ballast, drug industry, cosmetology
– Shea Butyrospermum parkii, SAPOTACEAE, seeds: cosmetology
– Karkadé, Hibiscus sabdariffa, MALVACEAE flower eupeptic (appetizer), vascular protector, antispasmodic, estrogenic
– Kava ​​Piper methysticum, PIPERACEAE root: inebriant, sedative, anxiolytic
– Khella, Ammi Visnaga, APIACEAE , fruit antispasmodic (smooth muscle), coronary vasodilator
– Kinkeliba, Combretum micranthum, COMBRETACEAE, dyspeptie of hepatic origin, choleretic and cholagogue, diuretic
– Konjac, Amorphophallus konjac, ARACEAE, tuber: dieting, anti-atherosclerotic
– Lamium White or white nettle, Lamium album, Labiateae flower: astringent, cosmetology, gynecology
– Kelp, Laminaria digitata, Laminaria hyperborea, Laminaria saccharina, Laminariaceae, thallus: source of iodine and minerals, alginic acid and alginate: Gastroenterology , pharmaceutical and food industry, cosmetology, dieting, stipe used in surgery
– Lantana, Lantana camara, Lantana involucrata, VERBENACEAE leaves: antipyretic, toxic fruit
– Oleander, Nerium oleander, APOCYNACEAE, leaves, latex, wood cardiotonic, TOXIC
– Laurier, Laurus nobilis, LAURACEAE, leaf, fruit, essential oil: a culinary spice, digestive, antiseptic stimulant, pest
– Cherry Laurel, Prunus laurocerasus, ROSACEAE, fresh leaf (water cherry laurel): TOXIC, antispasmodic, sedative cough, respiratory stimulant, poisonous seeds
– Lavender, lavender: Lavandula angustifolia Lavandula officinalis = = Lavandula vera; spike lavender, Lavandula Lavandula latifolia = spicata, Labiateae, dried flowers, essential oil: antiseptic, antidepressant, antispasmodic, sedative, diuretic
– Lespedeza, Lespedeza capitata, FABACEAE, whole plant: diuretic, and perhaps cholesterol
– Ivy, Hedera helix, ARALIACEAE, wood, leaf: cosmetology and dermatology, benign lung diseases (antitussive) dieting (cellulitis), extracts antifungal, antibacterial, antiparasitic
– Persian Lilac (see Neem)
– Lilac, Serynga vulgaris, LIGUSTRACEAE, bud: vascular antispasmodic
– flax, Linum usitatissimum, Linaceae, seed: and ballast mucilaginous laxative effect, digestive dressing emmolient
– Lobelia, Lobelia inflata, Lobeliaceae, flowering stem: respiratory analeptic, tobacco addiction, TOXIC
-Lotier, Lotus corniculata, FABACEAE, flowers: mild sedative
– But Zea but POACEAE, but style, oil, insaponiafiable, rootlets: diuretic, anti-inflammatory, periodontal disease, diet, myocardial infarction sequelae
– Mancenillier, Hippomane mancinella, EUPHORBIACEAE, latex: TOXIC, caustic
– Mango, Mangifera indica, ANACARDIACEAE, fruit, leaves, bark: source of vitamin A and C, astringent, antiseptic
– Marjoram, Origanum majorana, Labiateae, flowering top, essential oil: antiseptic, antispasmodic, carminative
– Chestnut chestnut, Aesculus hippocastanum, Hippocastanaceae, fresh seeds, bark, buds, tincture: anti-inflammatory, anti-edematous, protection of blood vessels (veins, capillaries, hemorrhoids)
– White Horehound, Marrubium vulgare, Labiateae, flowering top: bronchial ailments and ways upper respiratory
– Mate, Ilex paraguariensis, AQUIFOLIACEAE, leaf: stimulant, diuretic
– Matricaria chamomilla or German chamomile Matricaria chamomilla recutita =, ASTERACEAE, capitulates (flowers) dried, essential oil: anti-inflammatory, antispasmodic, minor digestive disorders, softening and antipruritic trophic dermatology, cosmetology and perfumery
– Sweet clover, Melilotus officinalis, FABACEAE, flowering tops, veno-lymphatic insufficiency
– Lemon balm, Melissa officinalis, Labiateae, dry leaf, essential oil: mild sedative, anti-dyspeptic, antispasmodic antifungal, antibacterial
– Mint, Mentha piperita, Mentha spicata, Mentha arvensis, Labiateae, leaves, flowering tops, essential oil: antiseptic, diuretic, sedative, digestive antispasmodic, local anesthetic
– Menyanthe, Menyanthes trifoliata, GENTIANACEAE, leaf: stomachic, appetizer
– St. John’s wort, Hypericum perforatum, CLUSIACEAE , flowering tops, tincture: antiseptic, healing, local analgesic, antidepressant, dermatology and cosmetology
– Momordica Momordica charantia, CUCURBITACEAE, leaves, fruits: external use (skin topical), diabetes
– black nightshade, Solanum nigrum, SOLANACEAE, whole plant : Toxic, ancient use: analgesic and antispasmodic
– Moringa, Moringa oleifera, MORINGACEAE, leaves, fruit, seeds: repellent, sedative, anti-migraine, ben oil
– Muguet, Convallaria majalis, LILIACEAE, whole plant: TOXIC, heart failure
– Black mulberry , Morus nigra, MORACEAE leaf bud: antidiabetic, light astringent
– Nutmeg, Myristica fragrans, MYRISTICACEAE, nuts, fruit, essential oil: antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, tonic, TOXIC
– Myrtle, myrtus, MYRTACEAE, leaves, fruit; respiratory and urinary antiseptic, skin antisepsis
– Blueberry, Cranberry, Cranberry, Vaccinium myrtillus, Vaccinium vitis-idae, Vaccinium macrocarpon, ERICACEAE, fruits, leaves: in Vitamin A and C, vascular protective, digestive and urinary anti-infective, anti inflammatory, antioxidant

 

– Neem or Persian Lilac, Azadirachta indica, MELIACEAE, bark, leaves, seeds oil: many uses in Ayurvedic medicine, pesticide, tonic, insecticide
– Water Lily, Nymphaea alba, Nuphar luteum, Nymphaceae, rhizome, Flowers aphrodisiac, sedative ( including sexual), trophic protective, antipruritic
– buckthorn, Rhamnus cathartica, RHAMNACEAE, berries: laxative, purgative
– Niaouli, Melaleuca Melaleuca viridiflora = quinquenervia, quiquenervia Melaleuca, Melaleuca alternifolia, MYRTACEAE, leaves, essential oil: antiseptic respiratory, urinary tract, skin,
– Nielle or Nigella, Nigella sativa, RENUNCULACEAE: antihistamine, anti-migraine
– hazel, Corylus avellana, Corylaceae, essential oil, leaves, buds, catkins, bark of young twigs: gentle astringent, vascular, antiscléreux protection, analgesic, anti-inflammatory, cosmetology Dermatology
– Noni, Morinda Morinda citrifolia, RUBIACEAE, fruit, root, immunostimulant, anti-inflammatory, analgesic
– Walnut, Juglans regia, JUGLANDACEAE, leaves, husks, nuts, buds: astringent, antidiabetic, antibacterial, antifungal, vascular protector, cosmetology, dermatology
– Onion, Allium cepa, LILIACEAE, bulb: diuretic, hypoglycemic
– Olivier, Olea europea, OLEACEAE, fruit, leaves, young shoots: medicinal oil, hypotensive, anti-diabetic, cholesterol
– Primrose, Oenothera biennis, ONAGRACEAE, seed (oil ), whole plant: cosmetology, premenstrual syndrome, high cholesterol, mild astringent (herb)
– Orange, Bitter Orange, Citrus sinensis, Citrus aurantium, RUTACEAE, fruit, leaves, flowers, essential oil: Vitamin C, digestive antispasmodic, mild sedative , vascular protector
– oregano, Origanum vulgare, Labiateae = LAMIACEAE, flowering tops, essential oil: antiseptic, antibacterial, carminative, stomachic
– Elm, Ulmus campestris, AMENTACEAE, buds, bark: astringent, eczematous dermatosis
– Orthosiphon, Java Tea , Orthosiphon stamineus, Labiateae leaves: diuretic, dieting, urolithiasis
– Stinging nettle, Urtica dioica, URTICACEAE, leaves, root, diuretic, urinary anti-inflammatory disorders prostatic hypertrophy, antiasthenic, antiacne- Paliure, Rhamnus paliurus, RHAMNACEAE fruit: diuretic, urea and uric acid eliminator
– Florida Palm Tree, Saw palmetto, Sabal serrulata = Serenoa repens, ARECACEAE = PALMAE, fruit (nuts): benign prostatic hyperplasia ( BPH)
– Grapefruit, Citrus paradisi, Citrus decumana, RUTACEAE, fruit, essential oil, seeds: dieting, mild laxative, seeds: antiviral, antibacterial, antifungal, antioxidant, general disinfectant in the food industry
– Panama (wood) or Quillaja, Quillaja saponaria, CARIOPHYLLACEAE, wood detergent, cosmetics and dermatology (perhaps cholesterol and immune)
– Papaya, Carica papaya, Caricaceae, fruit, latex, seeds, leaves: source of Vitamins A and C, proteolytic latex, anthelmintic , herniated disc surgery, digestive secretory failure
– Daisy, Bellis perennis, ASTERACEAE, flowers: anti-inflammatory, healing, disinfectant
– Parietaria, Parietaria officinalis, URTICACEAE, whole fresh plant: diuretic, emollient (external)
– Poppy Papaver somniferum , Papaveraceae, latex, aerial parts: hypnotic, analgesic, antitussive, respiratory depressant drugs leading to physical and psychological dependence
– Wild pansy, Viola tricolor, Violaceae, flower: eczema, dry skin diseases
– Parsley Petroselinum crispum Petroselinum sativum = = Petroselinum hortense , APIACEAE, leaves, stems, seeds, essential oil: source of vitamin C, stomachic, diuretic, urinary disinfectant
– Madagascar periwinkle, Catharantus roseus APOCYNACEAE, whole plant: source antimitotic alkaloids, antidiabetic
– Small periwinkle, Vinca minor, APOCYNACEAE leaves: source vincamine, vasodilator (even flow brain), cerebral circulatory insufficiency geriatrics and neurological disorders associated with
– poplar, Populus nigra, Populus tremula, SALICACEAE, buds, leaves: antispasmodic vascular (arteritis of the lower limbs) slightly anti-inflammatory , antiarthrosique
– Peyote, Echinocactus williamsii, CACTACEAE, aerial parts: psychodysleptique banned in France
– Pokeweed, American Pokeweed: astringent, antiviral
– Cat feet, Antennaria dioica = Gnaphalium dioicum, ASTERACEAE, flower: antitussive, immunostimulant
– or hawkweed hawkweed, Hieraclium pilosella, ASTERACEAE, whole plant: diuretic
– Pepper, Capsicum frutescens, Capsicum annuum, SOLANACEAE fruit: source of vitamin C, stomachic, tonic, repellent
– Pine, Fir, Pine, Pinus sylvestris, Abies pectinata, Pinus pinaster, Pinus montana, Picea abies and many other species, PINACEAE, buds, turpentine essential oil antiseptic respiratory and urinary tract antiarthrosique (Pinus montana
– Dandelion, Taraxacum officinale ASTERACEAE, leaves, root, choleretic, cholagogue, depurative, estimates that vitamin source
– plantain, Plantago major, Plantago lanceolata, PLANTAGINACEAE, leaves, seeds: healing, vulnerary, astringent moderate, mucilaginous laxative
– Sycamore Platanus Eastern, PLATANACEAE, buds: dermatology
– Podophyllum, Podophyllum peltatum, Podophyllum hexandrum, BERBERIDACEAE, rhizome: antimitotic, laxative, dermatology
– Pepper, Piper negrum, PIPERACEAE fruit: spice stomachic, sedative, Ayurvedic medicine
– Polygala, Polygala senega, Polygala tenuifolia, POLYGALACEAE, root and stem: antitussive and expectorant
– cinnamon apple, Annona squamosa, ANNONACEAE fruit seeds leaves: source of vitamin C, alkaloids, sedative, insecticide
– Purslane, Poutulacca oleracea PORTULACACEAE, leaves, stems: Vitamin C, hypotensive, antidiabetic, diuretic
– Horsetail, Equisetum arvense, Equisetum fluviatile, Equisetum hyemale, Equisetaceae , aerial parts: diuretic, remineralizing, hemostatic, cosmetology
– Primrose, Primula officinalis, Primula elatior, Primula vulgaris, PRIMULACEAE, flowers, young leaves, roots antitussive, antispasmodic, anti-migraine, vulnerary, Vitamin C
– Psyllium, Psyllium afra = Psyllium Psyllium, Psyllium arenaria = P. = P indica. racemosa, PLANTAGINACEAE, seeds: mucilaginous laxative and ballast effect hypocholestérolémiant-

 

– Quassia, Quassia amara, SIMARUBACEAE, wood tonic, antipyretic, source of alkaloids
– Quinghao, Artemisia annua, ASTERACEAE, whole plant, antimalarial, antipyretic
– Cinchona, Cinchona pubescens, C. ledgeriana, C. officinalis, C. calisaya, RUBIACEAE, bark of the trunk and branches: antimalarial (schizonticide), tonic, antipyretic
– Black radish, Raphanus sativus Niger, BRASSICACEAE, root and fresh plant juice, choleretic, respiratory infections, superficial skin burns
– Ratanhia, Krameria triandra, Krameriaceae, root, astringent, capillary fragility
– Rauwolfia, Rauwolfia serpentina, R. vomitoria, R. tetraphylla, APOCYNACEAE root: hyppotenseur and sedative reserpine source raubasine, of ajmaline, Ayurvedic medicine
– Liquorice, Glycyrrhiza glabra, FABACEAE, root: anti-inflammatory, anti-gastric ulcer, antidyspeptique, flavoring, immunostimulant, antiviral
– Ulmaire or Meadowsweet, ulmaria meadowsweet = Spiroea, ROSACEAE, Flowers diuretic, diaphoretic, anti-inflammatory articular, fight against obesity
– knotweed, Polygonum aviculare, POLYGONACEAE, root, astringent, tonic, anti-diabetic
– rhapontic, Rheum compactum, Rheum Rhaponticum, POLYGONACEAE, rhizome and leaf stem: edible stem, substitute officinale Rhubarb
– Rhubarb, Rheum palmatum Rheum officinale, POLYGONACEAE, rhizome: laxative and also local astringent, widely used in Chinese medicine
– Ricin, Ricinus communis, EUPHORBIACEAE, leaf, seed: TOXIC, source of industrial oil, drastic purgative, cancer
– Rosemary, Rosmarinus officinalis, Labiateae, leaves, essential oil: antibacterial, antispasmodic, digestive stimulant, cholagogue, hepatoprotective, diuretic, antioxidant
– Bramble Rubus fructicosus, ROSACEAE, leaves, buds: antidiabetic astringent
– Arugula, Eruca sativa, BRASSICACEAE leaves: tonic, aphrodisiac
– Rose, Rosa gallica, ROSACEAE, buttons floral, petals: astringent, disinfectant
– Roucou, Bixa orellana Bixa = americana, Bixaceae fruit: food coloring
– Rue, Ruta graveolens, RUTACEAE, whole plant, essential oil: toxic, emmenagogue
– Loosestrife, lythra salicaria LYTHRACEAE, Flowers astringent , antidiarrheal, vascular protective, healing gastric
– or burnet Burnet, Poterium sanguisorba, ROSACEAE, whole plant: astringent, vulnerary
– Sandalwood, Santalum album, Santalum spicatum, Santalaceae, wood and essential oil: urinary antiseptic
– Soapwort, Saponaria officinalis, CARYOPHYLLACEAE, whole plant: detergent (external use), acne
– Winter savory, Satureja montana, Labiateae, essential oil, aerial parts: essential oil antiseptiquedigestif, respiratory, urinary, toxic in high doses, infusion and tincture stimulating (sexual?)
– Sage, Salvia officinalis, S. lavandifolia, S. sclarea, Labiateae, leaves, essential oil: digestive, tonic antispasmodic, stimulant, emmenagogue (action follicle-like), toxic essential oil
– Willows, Salix alba, S. purpurea, S. fragilis SALICACEAE, leaves, bark: anti-inflammatory, analgesic, sedative sexual
– Scille, Urginea = Drimia maritima maritima, Urginea = Drimia indica indica, LILIACEAE, bulb: source procillaridine, cardiotonic, diuretic, expectorant
– Scofulaire, Scrofularia nodosa, SCROFULARIACEAE root: hepatorenal drainer, antirheumatic
– Rye, Secale cereale, POACEAE, rootlets: dermatology, perhaps liver protector
– Semen-contra, Artemisia cina = Artemisia maritima, ASTERACEAE, Flowers worming nematicide, toxic
– Senna, Cassia senna, CAESALPINIACEAE leaves: Laxative
– Simaruba, Simaruba Amara, SIMARUBACEAE wood: Bitter tonic, febrifuge, insecticide, source of antimitotic substances
– Solidago, Solidago virga-aurea, ASTERACEAE, flowers: anti-inflammatory diuretic
– Sorbiers, Sorbus domestica Sorbus aucuparia , ROSACEAE, fruits (sorbed), buds, antidiarrheal, vitamin C, vascular protector
– Marigold, Calendula officinalis, ASTERACEAE, flowers: anti-inflammatory, healing, antibacterial, cosmetology
– Strophantus, Strophanthus hispidus, Strophantus gratus, APOCYNACEAE, seeds, source of ouabain, cardiac
– Elder, Sambucus nigra, CAPRIFOLIACEAE, flower, fruit, leaf, bark Secondary: purgative, purgative, sudorific, diuretic, vascular protector, analgesic
– Tobacco, nicotiania tabacum, nicotiania rustica, SOLANACEAE, sheets: licensed drugs, stimulating
– Tamanu, Callophyla, Calophyllum inophyllum, CLUSIACEAE, fruit (almond) oil-balm: anti-infective, anti-inflammatory, anti-neuralgic, vascular protector, antirheumatic, cosmetology
– Tamarind, Tamarindus indica, CAESALPINIACEAE, fruit, leaf, bark: condimant, mild laxative, antiseptic astringent hypoglycemic
– Tamier, Tamus communis, Dioscoreae, root-tuber: toxic, external use (poultice), contusions, hematomas
– Tansy, Tanacetum vulgare, ASTERACEAE, whole plant: vermifuge, toxic essential oil
– Tea Mexico, Chenopodium ambrosioides, CHENOPODIACEAE, leaves, essential oil: anthelmintic, anthelmintic, Toxic
– Tea, Camellia sinensis = = Thea sinensis Camellia thea, THEACEAE, young leaves: stimulant, anti-atherosclerotic, diuretic
– Thevetia, Thevetia nereifolia = Thevetia peruviana, APOCYNACEAE, fruit, leaf, latex: TOXIC, cardiac
– Thuja, Thuja occidentalis, CUPRESSACEAE, leaves, bark, essential oil: Homeopathy (cure of sycosis), Dermatology (warts, warts)
– Thyme, Thymus vulgaris, Thymus serpyllum, Labiateae, leaves and flowers, essential oil: antiseptic (digestive, urinary, respiratory, skin), antispasmodic, febrifuge, immune
– Linden, Tillya europaea, Tillya tomentosa, Tilla cordata, Tillya platiphyllos, TILLIACEAE, inflorescence and bracts aubuer, buds: sedative, antispasmodic, dyspeptie, spasmolytic (gastrointestinal, liver, urinary) antipléthorique
– Tormentil, Potentilla tormentilla, Potentilla reptans, Potentilla anserina ROSACEAE, rhizome: astringent
– Coltsfoot, Tussilago farfara, ASTERACEAE, flowers and leaves: cough, respiratory stimulant (asthma, bronchitis)
– valerian, Valeriana officinalis, VALERIANACEAE, rhizome and roots sedative, antispasmodic
– Verbena Aloysia triphylla Lippia citriodora =, VERBENACEAE leaves: mild sedative, antidyspeptique
– Verbena officinalis, Verbena officinalis, VERBENACEAE, plant and flower : mild sedative, antispasmodic
– Verbena rat tail, Stachytarpheta jamaicensis, VERBENACEAE, leaves and stems: digestive, diuretic, hypotensive, emollient
– Red vine, Vitis vinifera, VITACEAE, leaves, seeds, fruit: vascular protective, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant source of vitamins and unsaturated oil
– Virginia Creeper, Ampelopsis weitchii, buds: antirheumatic, anti-inflammatory
– Violet odorous, Viola odorata Viola lutea, Violaceae, whole plant, flower, root, emollient, softening, cough
– Viburnum, Viburnum lantana, RUBIACEAE, buds asthma
– Vomiquier = poison nut, Strychnos nux-vomica, LOGANIACEAE seeds: homeopathy, TOXIC
– Ylang-ylang, Cananga odorata, ANNONACEAE flower essential oil: antiseptic, hypotensive, aphrodisiac, perfumery
– zédoaire Turmeric zedoaria, ZINGIBERACEAE, rhizome: choleretic, cholagogue, anti-inflammatory, gastroprotective, food coloring