herbs as emmenagogues

October 5, 2007 at 12:55 pm Leave a comment

 ” Herbal ‘Emmenagogues’

Achillea millefolium —– Yarrow
Anemone pulsatilla —– Pasque Flower
Artemisia abrotanum —– Southernwood
Artemisia absinthium —– Wormwood
Artemisia vulgaris —– Mugwort
Calendula officinalis —– Calendula
Caulophyllum thalictroides —– Blue Cohosh
Chamaelirium luteum —– False Unicorn Root
Cimicifuga racemosa —– Black Cohosh
Gentiana spp. —– Gentian
Hydrastis canadensis —– Golden Seal
Hyssopus officinalis —– Hyssop
Lavandula officinalis —– Lavender
Leonurus cardiaca —– Motherwort
Marrubium vulgare —– Horehound
Marsdenia condurango —– Condurango
Marrubium vulgare —– Chamomile
Mentha piperita —– Peppermint
Mentha pulegium —– Pennyroyal
Mitchella repens —– Partridge Berry
Petroselinum sativum —– Parsley
Rosemarinus officinalis —– Rosemary
Rubus idaeus —– Raspberry
Ruta graveolens —– Rue
Salvia officinalis —– Sage
Salvia officinalis —– var. rubia —– Red Sage
Senecio aureus —– Life Root
Tanacetum parthenium —– Feverfew
Tanacetum vulgare —– Tansy
Thymus spp. —– Thyme
Tilia spp. —– Linden
Trillium erectum —– Beth Root
Trigonella foenum-graecum —– Fenugreek
Tropaeolum majus —– Nasturtium
Valeriana officinalis —– Valerian
Verbena officinalis —– Vervain
Viburnum opulus —– Cramp Bark
Viburnum prunifolium —– Black Haw
Vitex agnus-castis —– Chasteberry
Zingiber officinale —– Ginger

Mild Emmenagogues

These include Parsley, Ginger, Yarrow, Feverfew, Rosemary and Sage. 

 

Medium Strength Emmenagogues

Parsley, Queen Anne’s Lace Seeds, Black Cohosh, Mugwort, Juniper.

 

Strong Emmenagogues 

Several of these herbs are also listed as abortifacients, which I have given a page of its own. You can find more information about these herbs there.
Pennyroyal, Angelica, Savin, Rue, Tansy, Asafetida,
Blue Cohosh, and Vitamin C, celery seed, birthwort.

ALL  SPECIES ARE HERE

http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/duke/ethno-actlist.pl?Emmenagogue

REFRENCES :

http://www.sisterzeus.com/Emmeno.htm

http://www.healthy.net/scr/article.asp?Id=1590

for further reading :

http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/duke/ethno-actlist.pl?Emmenagogue

http://www.pfaf.org/database/search_use.php?K%5B%5D=Emmenagogue&START=100

http://www.henriettesherbal.com/eclectic/potter-comp/emmenagogues.html

http://www.planetherbs.com/articles/bloodherb.html

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