Monday, July 13, 2009

NATURAL REMEDIES - Specific Herb Uses - Part I

For by thy sorceries were all nations deceived. Revelation 18:23

In the book of Revelation in the Bible, the word sorceries comes from the greek word - pharmakeia

The word pharmakeia is where we get our word pharmacy from. Here is the entry in the Strong's Bible concordance.

Strong's number 5331 // farmakeia // pharmakeia // far-mak-i'-ah //

5332 ; n f

AV - sorcery 2, witchcraft 1; 3

1) the use or the administering of drugs
2) poisoning

According to the Bible, in the last days, many people will be deceived and poisoned by a modern form of sorcery called drug medication. Drugs never cure. They only change the form and the location of the disease. Herbs when used with understanding, provide a safe and powerful alternative to poisonous drug therapy. Here is a descriptive list of herbal properties in alphabetical order.

ALTERATIVES -Herbs used to alter the existing nutritive and excretory processes and gradually restore normal body functions. (long term thorough blood cleansers which slowly and steadily restore normal function)

American bittersweet, balm of Gilead (bark), barberry, bayberry, beth root, bistort, Black cohosh, Black spruce, Black walnut, Bladderwrack, Blue Cohosh, Blue flag, Blue violet, Borage, Brigham tea, Buckbean, Bugleweed, Butternut, Carob, Carrot, Cascara sagrada, Cayenne, Chaparral, Chickweed, Chicory, Cleavers, Comfrey, Cramp bark, Culver’s root, Echinacea, Elecampane, False Unicorn, Garlic, Golden Seal, Hickory, Honeysuckle, Hops, Hyssop, Mandrake, Mountain laurel, Oregon grape, Plantain (cooling), Pokeroot (relaxant), Pomegranate, Prickly ash (dried bark), Purple loosestrife, Red clover, Red raspberry, Sanicle, Sassafras, Sorrel, Spikenard, Squaw vine, St. John’s wort Stillingia, Wood betony, Yarrow, Yellow dock

ANALGESICS - Herbs used to allay (relieve) pain when administered orally

Black willow (ovarian), Camomile, Catnip, Dill, Flaxseed, Giant Solomon’s Seal, Lobelia, Mullein, Scullcap, Skunk cabbage, Solomon’s seal, Stinging nettle, Wild yam, Wood betony.

ANAPHRODISIACS - Herbs used to lessen sexual functions and desires

American black willow, Black willow, camphor, Celery, Coca, Garden sage, Hops, Life everlasting, Oregon grape, Scullcap, White pond lily

ANODYNES - Herbs used to relieve pain when applied externally

Bittersweet, Bugleweed, Camomile, Camphore, Catnip, Coca, Corn silk, Elecampane, Figwort, Fireweed, Hops, Hydrangea, Jamaica ginger, Life everlasting, Marigold, Mullein (especially flower and oil), Mustard, Passion flower, Peppermint (methyl), Pleurisy root, Poke root, Red cedar tops, Saffron, Sanicle, Sassafras oil, Stinging nettle, Tomato tops, Vervain (with flax seed), Water plantain, White lily, White pond lily, White lettuce

ANTACIDS - Herbs used to neutralize acid in the stomach and intestinal tract

American Angelica, Apple, Barberry, Black horehounds, Bladderwrack, Caraway, Catnip, Cloves, Coolwort, Elder flowers, Fennel, Galangal, Garden carrot, Parsley, Peppermint, Slippery elm, Sweet marjoram, White poplar

ANTHELMINTICS - Herbs used to expel or destroy intestinal worms

Aloe, Alstonia bark, American centaury, American senna, Apricot seed, Balm of Gilead (bark), Balmony, Balsam fir, Banana root, Beech, Bistort, Bitter root, Black walnut, Blue cohosh, Buckbean, Blue flag, Buckthorn, Butternut, Cabbage tree, Cajuput oil, Camomile, Carrot, Cascara sagrada, Castor oil, Catnip, Cedar gum, Cloves, Common melon seeds, Dulse, Elecampane, False unicorn, Feverfew, Garlic, Gentian, Garden sage, Hops, Horehound, Hyssop, Male fern, Mandrake, Marigold flowers, Mullein, Onion, Peach, Plaintain, Pomegranate, Primrose, Pumpkin seeds, Senna, Sorrel, Stinging Nettle, Thyme, Turkey rhubarb, Valerian, Vervain, Watermelon seeds, White birch, White oak, Wild carrot, Wormwood

To be continued...

You should not use herbs as a means to treat disease or illness unless and only if you have followed these steps first in dealing with disease symptoms.

1. Ascertain the cause

2. Correct the wrong habits and change the unhealthful conditions

and then...

3. Assist the body to heal itself

The use of herbs should complement obedience to the 8 laws of health. More information about this at under health issues.

to be continued...

By attempting to put into practice anything that you have read in this article you release Tyrone Keels from any responsibility for the results if you are dissatisfied with the outcome. Read the full disclaimer for health issues at