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Remedy Profiles

E= Essential oil
H= Herb
N= Neither

Dill Weed -Anethum graveolens
- H

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Bentonite Clay -Calcium bentonite
- N

Topical; Applied as a paste it will absorb any toxic substances on the skin.
In the bath it can be used to pull heavy metals from the body and other chemicals and minerals. If used in the bath it is wise to have a mineral rich beverage afterwards to restore what was lost.
Internal: Be certain of the source to avoid lead poisoning. Also know that other minerals can be depleted through this use.

Activated Charcoal -activated carbon- N

Topical; A thin paste can be applied topically to minor chemical burns to prevent spreading of the substance.
Oral; Teeth whitening, diarrhea, ingested for absorbing poisons. Proper dosing for poisoning use 0.5 - 1 gram per kg of body weight regardless of age.

Elderberry -Sambucus nigra- H

Internally to boost immune function during sickness and shorten duration of illness

Ginger -Zingiberaceae officinale
- E

Diffused;
Colds, flu, catarrh, congestion, coughs, sinusitis, nausea, energizing.

Topically;
Rheumatism, arthritis, bruising, carbuncles, nausea, hangovers, catarrh, skin sores, sore throat, diarrhea, cramps, chills, fever.

Cajeput -Melaleuca cajuputi
- E

Topically;
cools the body during fever, pain relief, prevent infection, problem skin.

Diffused;
Opens the lungs, insect repellent, clears the mind.

Juniper Berry -Juniperus communis
- E

Diffused;
Anxiety, nervous tension, mental exhaustion, lift the spirits.

Topically;
Arthritis, cellulite, nervous tension, cystitis, gout, swollen joints, muscle fatigue, weeping eczema, dermatitis, blocked pores, psoriasis.

Elemi -Canarium luzonicum
- E

Diffused;
Bronchitis, dry cough, excess mucus, nervous exhaustion, stress

Topically;
Heavy perspiration, cuts, skin infections

Allspice -Pimenta officinalis
- E

Topically;
gassiness, cramps, indigestion, and painful joints.

Diffused;
stress, nervous exhaustion, and depression.

Comfry -Symphytum officinale
- H

Externally as a poultice or balm to speed healing of closed wounds. Helps with arthritic joints, bruises, and similar ailments.
Internally as a tea to boost immune function short term or to increase urine output.

Garlic -Allium sativum
- E

Heavily diluted (1-2 drops per 2 tablespoons (or more) of carrier oil), can be used the same way as an infused oil, more strongly as a deterrent to wildlife in your garden. Can also be used in food for flavouring.

Labdanum -Cistus Ladaniferus- E

Diffused;
Shock, numbness, deep trauma

Topically;
Lymph drainage, digestion, cystitis, menstrual cramps, psoriasis, eczema, diabetic wounds

German Chamomile -Matricaria chamomilla
- E

Diffused;
Anxiety and overthinking, allergies.

Topically;
Allergic skin reactions, any sort of flakey skin issue, menstrual pain, menopausal complaints.

Lemon Balm -Melissa officinialis
- H

Internally for headaches, PMS and cramps, digestive issues, anxiety, increasing mental clarity, and viral infections.
Topically as a balm or tea to shorten duration of herpes sores.

Cayenne -Capsicum frutescens
- H

Topically in a balm for muscle aches and pains.
Internally for increasing all digestive juices, opening the lungs, lowering blood pressure, boosting immune function, supporting the liver.

Mugwort -Artemisia vulgaris
- H

Topically; As a wash for all types of skin rashes and conditions to prevent and reduce infections. Inhaling the steam from the tea can open the lungs and clear congestion.
Internally; For stimulating menstruation and/or easing the pain associated with menstruation. Reduces Inflammatory conditions. Fever reduction.

Jasmine -Jasminum Gradiflora
- E

Diffused;
Depression, nervousness, coughs, relaxation, easing tension, encouraging labour progression.

Topically;
Muscle pain, coughs, reducing tension, stress, nervousness, stretch marks, scars.

Sage -Salvia officinalis
- E

Diffused;
Grief, depression, increase memory

Topically;
Rheumatism, digestion, dermatitis, atonic wounds, sores, ulcers, insect bites, reducing large pores, stiff muscles, stimulating the lymphatic system, menopause

Galbanum -Ferula Gummosa
- E

Diffused;
Encourages inward thoughts during meditation and calms emotions.

Topically;
Respiratory problems, indigestion, inflamed skin conditions, lowers pain.

Bitter Orange -Citrus x aurantium
-E

Diffused;
Depression, insomnia, digestion

Topically;
Infection, increases bile production, gassiness

Sandalwood -Santalum album
- E

Diffused;
Bronchitis, coughs, chest infections, asthma, insomnia, irritability, nervous tension, stress, aphrodisiac, insect repellant

Topically;
Chest infections, bronchitis, coughs, dry eczema, insomnia, scar tissue, irritability, nervous tension, stress, aphrodisiac, relaxing, inflamed skin, anti-ageing

Patchouli -Pogostemon cablin
- E

Diffused;
Anxiety, depression, insect repellent

Topically;
Acne, eczema, sores, ulcers, fungal infections, scalp issues, speeds wound healing, prevents scarring, insect bites

Petitgrain -Citrus aurantium var. amara
- E

Diffused;
Nervous exhaustion, stress, anger, panic, slows a rapid heartbeat, calms rapid breathing, insomnia

Topically;
Tension, pain, acne, muscle spasms, stomach pains

Plantain - plantago majora - H

Topically as a balm for all skin ailments such as rashes, bites, stings, cuts, ect…
Internally as a laxative, helps lower blood pressure, increases urine output, boosts immune function.

Spikenard -Nardostachys jatamansi
- E

Diffused;
Tension, stress, migraine, nervous indigestion, insomnia

Topically;
Allergies, skin inflammations, rashes

Lemon Eucalyptus -Eucalyptus Citriodora
-E

Diffused;
Clearing the lungs, infections

Topically;
Pain relief, fungal infections

Roman Chamomile -Anthemis nobilis
-E

Diffused;
Allergies, irritability, asthma.

Topically;
Allergic skin reactions, minor wounds, acne, dry skin, menstrual pain.

Lemongrass -Cymbopogon citratus
- E

Diffused;
Jetlag, headaches, nervous exhaustion, stress-related conditions, respiratory infections, insect repellant.

Topically;
Digestive problems, diuretic, infections, nervousness, over exerted ligaments, acne, athlete's foot, fungal infections.

Fennel -Foeniculum vulgare var. dulce
- E

Diffused;
Stimulates the appetite, fortifies the mind with strength and courage.

Topically;
Flatulence, constipation, nausea, vomiting, bruises, oily complexions.

Star Anise -Illicium verum
- E

Topically; cramps, lower back pain, muscular pain, arthritis.

Diffused; opening the lungs, lowering anxiety and stress.

Lemon -Citrus limonum
- E

Diffused;
Colds, voice loss, flu, depression, stress, fatigue, mental focus.

Topically;
Digestive problems, fatigue, infections, flu, obesity, rheumatism, depression, stress, general tonic, congested skin, cuts, boils, minor wounds.

Cinnamon Leaf -Cinnamomum zeylanicum
- E

Diffused;
Bronchitis, colds, depression.

Topically;
Digestion, rheumatism, arthritis, nausea and vomiting.

Lavender -Lavandula Officinalis, L. Angustifolia, L. Spica, L. Vera
- E

Topical; burns, skin irritations, infections, muscle spasms, tension.

Diffused; sleep, stress, anxiety, tension.

Sweet Birch -Betula lenta
-E

Diffused;
Depression, lung infections

Topically;
Pain relief, inflammation, infection

Rose - rosa damascena - E

Uses:
Topical;
Regulation of hormones, aids digestion, reduces spasms and pain, speeds healing of minor cuts and scrapes and prevents infection, reduces the appearance of scars and stretch marks

Diffuser;
relieves headaches in very low doses, emotionally calming and uplifting, reduces depression, anger, and grief, allergies, asthma, and nervous tension.

Catnip -Nepeta cataria
- H

Tea: colds, fever, colic, sleep aid, headaches, constipation, diarrhea, rheumatism, headaches, restlessness, nervousness, anxiety, flatulence.
Bruised leaves in ointment for hemorrhoids.

Calamine Lotion -Smithsonite- N

Topical only; acne, chicken pox, diaper rash, eczema, impetigo, dermatitis rhus, drug-induced dermatitis, anal pruritus, blepharitis, dacryocystitis, sunburn, bites, ect...

Chamomile -Matricaria recutita
- H

Tea; flatulence, travel sickness, nervous diarrhea, attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), restlessness, insomnia, anxiety, also gastrointestinal (GI) spasms, colic, inflammatory diseases of the GI tract, GI ulcers associated with nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs).
Topically; hemorrhoids, mastitis, leg ulcers, pressure ulcers, peristomal skin lesions, skin, anogenital and mucous membrane inflammation, atopic dermatitis, and bacterial skin diseases, including those of the mouth and gums. It is also used as a mouthwash for treating ulcers of the mouth.

Rosemary -Rosmarinus officinalis
- E

Topically;
headaches, migraines, neuralgia, mental fatigue, nervous exhaustion, antiseptic, congestion, puffiness, swelling, acne, dermatitis, eczema.

Diffused;
congestion, stress, mental exhaustion, colds and flus

Mullein - verbascum thapsus - H

Topically; In a balm for chest complaints such as coughs and reducing mucus while encouraging expulsion. As a poultice for ulcers and piles, also encourages healing of wounds.
Internally; As tea also for chest complaints, mild booster of milk supply. Flowers infused into oil for earaches or other inflamed mucus membranes.

Baking Soda -Sodium bicarbonate- N

Oral; mouthwash, toothpaste, antacid, UTI relief.
Topical; bites, stings, rashes, splinter removal.
Home; deodorizing, kill cockroaches, cleaning.

Chickweed -Stellaria Media- H

Internally for obesity reduction, calming an overactive thyroid, increasing urine output, boosting immune function.
Externally to speed minor wound healing such as bruises and rashes, reduce acne, moisturize skin.

Tagetes -Tagetes minuta
- E

Diffused;
Chest infections, coughs, catarrh, opening the lungs, insect repellent

Topically;
Wounds, cuts, calluses, bunions, skin infections, fungal infections, parasitic infestations

Mint -Mentha Piperita - H

Tea; Helps relieve gas pains, can be used long term as a gentle option for IBS, small doses helpful in some cases of colic, also may help relieve headaches due to poor digestion.

Basil (sweet) -Ocimum basilicum (Lamiaceae)
- E

Topically; arthritis, difficult menstruation, acne, gout, constipation, cramps.

Diffused; anxiety, headaches, mental fatigue, allergies.

Helichrysum -Helichrysum angustifolium
- E

Diffused;
Colds, flu, bronchitis, coughs, asthma.

Topically;
Rheumatism, arthritis, scars, acne, dermatitis, stretch marks, boils, abscesses.

Angelica Root -Angelica archangelica (root)
- E

Topically;
to ease pain from menstruation, poor digestion, headaches, and muscular pain.

Diffused;
helps relieve stress and fatigue, opens the lungs for better breathing.

Stinging Nettle -Urtica dioca- H


Internal usage as a tea or vegetable;
Increasing milk production, anemia, hay fever, treating diarrhea, UTI’s, regulating menstruation, boosting thyroid function, gout, increasing urination.
Topically (in an ointment);
Rashes like hives, restoring muscle tone, arthritis, gout, hair loss (as a wash), burns, bug bites.

Black Seed Oil - nigella sativa - H

Topically; the oil can be rubbed on any place with pain and/or inflammation to improve symptoms. Can be applied to cuts, scrapes, bruises, and rashes to improve healing and prevent infection.
A couple drops daily can solve ear infections (in the ear). A teaspoon added to freshly boiled water to inhale steam can help improve lung and sinus infections.

Dill Seed -Anethum graveolens
- E

Diffused;
Nervous tension, colic, indigestion.

Topically;
Digestion, flatulence, constipation, hiccups, wound healing, increasing lactation.

Caraway -Carum carvi
- E

Diffused; Opens the lungs and clears them of inflammation and/or mucus.

Topically; Increase milk production, reduce menstrual pains, infections, nervous digestion, colic.

Evening Primrose Oil -Oenothera biennis- H

Internally; reduces PMS, menstruation pain, inflammation of the pelvic region. Reduces inflammation overall and helps with rheumatoid arthritis, as well as preventing nerve damage from diabetes.

Bergamot -Citrus bergamia
- E

Topically; pain relief, digestion, deodorizing.
Diffused; calming, depression, respiratory problems,colds and flu.

Cedarwood Atlas -Cedrus atlantica
- E

Diffused;
Lung related complaints, stress, anxiety.

Topically;
Arthritis, pain relief, skin care.

Cabbage -Brassica oleracea var. Capitata
- H

Topical; whole leaf applied to breast for mastitis and/or engorgement. As a poultice to draw pus out of boils and wounds. Cabbage must be wilted but not fully cooked to form the poultice.
Internal; Promotes sweating, urination, and defecation. Boosts immune function and protects brain function.

Lemon Balm -Melissa officinalis
- E

Diffused;
Depression, calming, headaches, nausea, stress.

Topically;
Fever, upset stomach, fungal infections.

Juniper Needle -Juniperus phoenicea- E

Diffused;
Lung infections, lifting the mood

Topically;
Digestion, arthritis, urination, wound healing

Lemon Tea Tree -Leptospermum Petersonii
-E

Diffused;
Clearing the lungs, boosting immune function

Topically;
Infections, fungal infections, cleaning

Hyssop -Hyssopus officinalis
- E

Diffused;
Anxiety, mental fatigue, colds, coughs, bronchitis, asthma, lung infections.

Topically;
Menstrual problems, colic, flatulence, indigestion, scars, bruises.

Eucalyptus globulus
- E

Diffused; asthma, hay fever, colds and flues,

Topical; fevers, joint pain, burns, acne, improves circulation, bites, blisters

Bay -Laurus nobilis
- E

Topically;
rheumatic pains, excess gas.


Diffused;
calming, headaches.
Low exposure can be stimulating while heavy exposure is sedating.

Cedarwood virginiana -Juniperus virginiana
- E

Diffused; Respiratory complaints, insect repellent.

Topically; Reduces oily skin, painful joints, phlegm, opens the lungs, encourages menstruation.

Spearmint -Mentha spicata
- E

Diffused;
Headaches, migraines, nervous strain, fatigue, stress, asthma, bronchitis, catarrh, sinusitis

Topically;
Flatulence, constipation, diarrhea, nausea, relaxes stomach muscles, hiccups, acne, dermatitis, congested skin, sore gums, heavy periods

Black Pepper -Piper nigrum
- E

Topical; pain relief, rheumatism, chills, flu, colds, increase circulation, exhaustion, muscular aches,encourages peristalsis, fever.

Eucalyptus radiata - E

Diffused;
Clearing the lungs, bronchitis

Topically;
Infections, inflammation

Clary Sage -Salvia sclarea
- E

Diffused;
Nervous tension, stress, depression, anxiety, insomnia.

Topically;
Muscle pains, depression, anxiety, menstrual problems, PMS, stress, nervous tension, insomnia, cramps.

Cardamom -Elettaria cardamomum
- E

Diffused;
Mental fatigue, coughs, phlegm, chest infections

Topically;
Laxative, colic, wind, dyspepsia, nausea, heartburn

Niaouli -Melaleuca viridiflora
- E

Diffused;
Concentration, lung infections, pain relief, bronchitis, asthma, sinusitis, sore throats, catarrh, laryngitis

Topically;
Ulcers, acne, blemishes, boils, burns, cuts, insect bites, minor infections, digestion, pain relief

Turmeric -Curcuma longa
- H

Internally it can be used for boosting milk production, reducing inflammation and pain, encourages bowel movements, boosts immune function.
Externally a paste can be applied to wounds to help with infection and speed healing (it will stain the skin).

Nutmeg -Myristica fragrans
- E

Diffused;
Encourages appetite, reduces nausea, stimulates the mind.

Topically;
Nausea, chronic vomiting, diarrhea, constipation, encourages menstruation, muscular aches, rheumatism.

Sweet/Blood orange -Citrus sinensis
- E

Diffused; Mood boosting, stress.

Topically; Reduces inflammation, brightens skin.

Rose Geranium -Pelargonium graveolens
- E

Diffused;
Depression, anxiety, stress.

Topically;
Burns, wounds, ulcers, fluid retention, edema, eczema, shingles, bruises, ringworm.

Cranberry -Vaccinium macrocarpon, v. oxycoccos
- H

Internally; prevention of UTI’s, prevention of stomach ulcers, boosts immune function, may reduce risk of cancer.

Peppermint -Mentha Piperita
- E

Topical;
muscle and joint aches, fever.

Diffused;
flu, colds, allergies.

Blue Cypress -Callitris intratropica
-E

Diffused;
Stress, anxiety, bronchitis

Topically;
Infections, sprains, arthritis

Lime -Citrus aurantifolia
- E

Diffused;
Colds, sore throats, flu, coughs, bronchitis, sinusitis, asthma, depression

Topically;
Arthritis, rheumatism, poor circulation, oily skin, acne, herpes, insect bites, cuts, painful muscles and joints

Thyme -Thymus vulgaris
- E

Diffused;
Colds, coughs, asthma, laryngitis, sinusitis, catarrh, whooping cough, sore throats, tonsillitis, memory, concentration, depression, boosts the immune system

Topically;
Arthritis, rheumatism, gout, muscular aches, sprains, cellulite, anorexia, edema, scanty periods, leucorrhoea, speed up birth

Geranium -Pelargonium odorantissimum
- E

Diffused;
Stress, anxiety, tension, generally energizing, insect repellent.

Topically;
Ringworm, ulcers, breast engorgement, edema, poor circulation, acne, bruises, burns, cuts, dermatitis, eczema.

Neroli -Citrus aurantium var. amara
- E

Diffused;
Chronic anxiety, depression, fear, shock, stress.

Topically;
Intestinal spasms, colitis, diarrhea, headaches, neuralgia, vertigo.

Anise -Pimpinella anisum
- E

Topically; muscle pain and cramps, gas, difficult menstruation.

Diffused; anxiety, difficulty breathing, headaches, nausea.

Grapefruit -Citrus paradisi
- E

Diffused;
Mental exhaustion, headaches, depression, colds, flu.

Topically;
Digestion, clears lymphatic system, acne

Yarrow -Achillea millefolium
- E

Diffused;
Hypertension, insomnia, stress

Topically;
Varicose veins, irregular menstruation, menopausal problems, cystitis, infection, flatulence, colic, cramp, indigestion, constipation, inflamed wounds, rashes, cuts, eczema, scars, burns

Rosewood -Aniba rosaeodora
- E

Diffused;
Colds, coughs, fever, immune boosting, aphrodisiac, headaches, nausea, stress, depression

Topically;
Infections, tissue regeneration, anti-aging

Myrrh -Commiphora myrrha
- E

Diffused; colds, catarrh, coughs, sore throats, bronchitis, excessive mucus.
During childbirth it can help ease pain.

Topically; boils, skin ulcers, bed sores, chapped and cracked skin, ringworm, weeping wounds, eczema, athlete's foot. It can also be used as part of a mouthwash for most problems in the mouth.

Marjoram -Origanum majorana
- E

Topical; aches, sprains, fungal infections, antibacterial.

Diffuser; helps relieve inflammation in the airways and clear mucus.

Onion -Allium cepa
- H

Topically; poultice applied to the chest to open the lungs during mucousy coughs.
Cooked onion can be used to draw pus out of wounds. The juice is useful for stings of all types and fungal skin complaints.
Internally; as food to increase urination, lower blood sugar, aid digestion, and increase appetite.

Myrtle -Myrtus Communis
- E

Diffused;
Phlegm, cattarh, sleeping aid, self destructive behavior, anger, greed, envy, fear.

Topically;
Acne, nervous tension, stress, piles, infection.

Clove Leaf -Eugenia caryophyllata
- E

Diffused;
Bronchitis and lung infections.

Topically;
Acne, bruises, minor wounds to prevent infection, toothache, mouth sores, rheumatism, arthritis.

Dandelion -Taraxacum officinale
- H

The flowers have anti inflammatory and pain killing properties, an infused oil could be part of pain killing salve. They also have antiviral properties when taken internally.
The root contains high concentrations of inulin and can be eaten as a cooked vegetable.
The leaves have few medicinal properties, however they do have high nutritional content.

Garlic -Allium sativum
- H

Infused oil; topical anti-inflammatory, topical antifungal, antibacterial, digestif, inhaling the vapor can clear lung infections, a couple drops in the ear for ear infections
Fresh; Crushed cloves can be mixed with oil and combed through hair for lice and ticks,
a clove cut in half can be rubbed on sore joints or swollen lymph nodes (some will experience mild burning, this will clear without incident in most cases), chewing a clove will clear tonsils and throat of almost any infection, cloves of garlic can be added to any home made thieves vinegar recipe.

Coriander (seed) -Coriandrum sativum
- E

Diffused;
Mental fatigue, migraine, tension.

Topically;
Migraines, muscle spasms, arthritis, rheumatism, digestive complaints.

Cypress -Cupressus sempervirens
- E

Diffused;
Asthma, emphysema,coughs, bronchitis, calming.

Topically;
Arthritis, asthma, cellulite, cramps, diarrhea, sweaty feet, rheumatism, varicose veins, heavy menstruation, menopause, deodorant.

Camphor -Cinnamomum Camphora
- E

Topically; Inflamed muscles and joints, sprains, infections, bronchitis, rheumatism, arthritis.

Ginger -Zingiber Officinale
- H

As a tea or spice for easing digestion and boosting immune function. It will also reduce inflammation and as a result pain is relieved. The tea can also be used for reducing fever. Either form will help reduce blood pressure and help expel parasites.

Tea Tree -Melaleuca Alternifolia
- E

Topical; abscesses, acne, burns, herpes, oily skin, athlete's foot, cold sores, blemishes, diaper rash, warts, sunburn, infected wounds.

Diffused; bronchial congestion, asthma, coughs, sinusitis, whooping cough and tuberculosis.

White Birch -Betula alba
- E

Topically;
problem skin, improve circulation, disinfection.

Diffused;
pain relief, repel insects.

Green Tea -Camellia sinensis- H

Internally as tea or supplement to boost immune function, reduce risk of cancer, protect the cardiovascular, digestive, and bronchial systems.

Cassia Bark -Cinnamomum cassia
- E

Diffused; Infections, nausea.
Topically; Arthritis, rheumatism, flatulence, diarrhea.

Oregano -Origanum vulgare
- E

Diffused;
Respiratory infections, cough, bronchitis, phlegm.

Topically;
Arthritis, digestion, infections.

Ylang Ylang -Cananga odorata var. genuina
- E

Diffused;
Anxiety, tension, shock, fear, panic, aphrodisiac, rapid breathing, rapid heartbeat, physical exhaustion, insomnia, depression, stress

Topically;
Balancing oil production in the skin, minor skin infections.