Tuesday, August 18, 2009

NATURAL REMEDIES - Specific Herb Uses - Part IV

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.

I don't know about you but I found the statistics regarding the amount of Americans using drug medication startling. From the American Heart Association, check this out...

Almost two-thirds of Americans currently use medicines: 49 percent use prescription drugs and 30 percent use nonprescription medications.

32 million Americans are taking three or more medications daily.

More than half of Americans are on 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 continuation of a descriptive list of herbal properties in alphabetical order.

ANTI-SCORBUTICS - Herbs used to prevent and cure scurvy (bleeding gums)

Black berries, Black currant, Bladderwrack, Blueberries, Burdock root, Chickweed, Cleavers, Cranberries, Dandelion, Elecampane, Flaxseed, Hydrangea, Lemon juice, Mandarin orange, Marjoram, Oregon grape, Origanum, Pineapples, Radishes, Sanicle, Sarsaparilla, Sheep sorrel, Shepherd’s purse, Sorrel, Spinach, Strawberry, Stinging nettle, Tomatoes, Water dock, Wild apple, Wood betony, Yellow dock

ANTI-SCROFULOUS - Herbs used to heal scrofula (lymphatic system diseases)

Agrimony, Barberry, Bayberry, Bittersweet, Black cohosh, Black walnut, Bladderwrack, Blue flag, Burdock root, Camomile, Chaparral, Cleavers, Coltsfoot, Comfrey root, Dandelion, Echinacea, Figwort, Gentian, Hyssop, Lavender, Mandrake, Oregon grape, Plantain, Pleurisy root, Red clover, Rosemary, Sarsaparilla, Sassafras, Sorrel, Stillingia, Stinging nettle, Turkey rhubarb, Valerian, Vervain, Wild carrot, Wood betony, Wormwood, Yellow dock

ANTISEPTICS - Herbs used to prevent, resist and counteract the decay of cells and the formation of pus (putrefaction)

Amaranth, Anise oil, Arrowroot, Beech, Blackberry, Blue violet, Buchu, Bugleweed, Burdock, Camomile, Caraway oil (powerful), Cayenne, Cinnamon oil, Cloves and oil, Echinacea (powerful), Elecampane, Eucalyptus, Fennel oil, Figwort, Gentian, Golden seal, Hydrangea, Lemon, Marigold, Marshmallow, Mullein, Myrhh (powerful), Plantain, Pleurisy root, Sandalwood, Sanicle, Saw Palmetto, Smartweed, Stinging Nettle, Uva Ursa, Vervain, White oak, Wormwood

ANTISPASMODICS - Herbs used to relieve nervous irritability and reduce or prevent excessive involuntary muscular contractions (spasms)

Apricot seed, Balm, Blue cohosh, Boneset, Bugleweed, Camomile, Catnip, Cayenne, Cedron, Chaparral, Cloves, Coltsfoot, Cramp bark, Cumin, Elecampane, Eucalyptus, Evening primrose, Rennel, Garlic, Gentian, Jamaica ginger, Lady’s slipper, Lobelia, Marigold, Mullein, Oats, Parsley, Passion flower, Peppermint, Pleurisy root, Pomegranate, Prickly ash berries, Primrose, Red clover, Rosemary, Sassafras, Scullcap, Skunk cabbage, Spearmint, Valerian, Vervain, Wild ginger, Wild yam

ANTI-SYPHILITICS - Herbs used to relieve and cure syphilis or other ventral diseases

Barberry, Bayberry, Bittersweet, Black walnut, Bladderwrack, Blue flag, Blue violet, Burdock, Chaparral, Cleavers, Corn Silk, Culver’s root, Echinacea, Golden seal, Hydrangea, Hyssop, Kava kava, Mandrake, Marshmallow, Mountain laurel, Oregon grape, Parsley, Plantain, Red clover, Red raspberry, Sandalwood, Sanicle, Sarsaparilla, Shavegrass (horsetail), Spikenard, Stillingia, Uva Ursa, Yellow dock

ANTI-VENOMOUS - Herbs used as antidotes to animal, vegetable and mineral poisons.

Agrimony, Balm, Bistort, Black cohosh, Black mustard (narcotic poisoning), Cedron, Chaparral, Coca (narcotic poisoning), Echinacea, Elecampane, Fennel, Garlic, Gentian, Hyssop, Life everlasting, Lobelia, Marigold, Marjoram, Mustard (narcotic poisoning), Olive oil, Plantain (powerful), Sassafras, Scullcap, Slippery elm, Solomon’s seal, White oak, 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


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.

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