Scientific References: Herbs and Plants

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Acai (Euterpe oleracea)
Acai (Euterpe oleracea) Research Abstracts

Acerola Cherry (Malpighia emarginata)
Acerola Cherry (Malpighia emarginata) Research Abstracts


Agaricus (Agaricus blazei Murill)
Agaricus Research Abstracts

Alfalfa (Medicago sativa)
Alfalfa (Medicago sativa) Research Abstracts

Allspice (Pimenta dioica)
Allspice (Pimenta dioica) Decreases Tumor Growth

Aloe Vera (Aloe barbadensis Miller)
Aloe Vera (Aloe barbadensis Miller) Research Abstracts

Amaranth (Amaranthus)
Amaranth Research Abstracts

Amla – Indian gooseberry (Phyllanthus emblica)
Amla Fruit (Phyllanthus emblica) Research Abstracts

Ampalaya Bitter Melon (Momordica charantia)

Apple (Malus domestica)
Apple Fiber Research Abstracts

Artichoke (Cynara scolymus)
Artichoke (Cynara scolymus) Research Abstracts

Arnica (Arnica montana)
Arnica Research Abstracts

Ashwaganda (Withania somnifera)
Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera) Research Abstracts

Astragalus (Astragalus membranaceus)

Bacopa monnieri

Bamboo Sap (Tabasheer)

Barberry root (Berberis vulgaris)
Barberry Root (Berberis vulgaris): Hormone Therapy Effects
Barberry Root (Berberis vulgaris): Cardiovascular, Metabolic, Hepatic and Renal Disorders

Barley (Hordeum vulgare)
Barley (Hordeum vulgare) Research Abstracts
Barley (Hordeum vulgare) Grass Research Abstracts

Barrenwort, Horny Goat Weed (Epimedium) Research Extracts

Bearberry (Arctostaphylos Uva ursi)

Beet (Beta vulgaris) Root
Beet (Beta vulgaris) Research Abstracts

Bilberry (Vaccinium myrtillus)
Bilberry (Vaccinium myrtillus) Research Abstracts

Bindii (Tribulus terrestris)

Blackberry (Rubus fruticosus) Seeds

Black Cohosh (Actaea racemosa, Cimicifuga racemosa)
Black Cohosh Research Abstracts

Black Cumin Seed (Nigella sativa)
Black Cumin Seed (Nigella sativa) Research Abstracts

Black Currant (Ribes nigrum)
Black Currant (Ribes nigrum) Research Abstracts

Black Pepper (Piper nigrum)
Black Pepper Research Abstracts

Black Walnut Hulls and Leaf (Juglans nigra)
Black Walnut May Decrease Cardiovascular Risk

Bladderwrack (Fucus vesiculosus)

Blessed Thistle (Cnicus benedictus)

Blueberry (Cyanococcus)
Blueberry (Cyanococcus) Research Abstracts
Blueberry Seed (Ellagic Acid) Research Abstracts

Blue Cohosh (Caulophyllum thalictroides)

Blue Flag root (Iris versicolor)

Blue Vervain (Verbena officinalis)

Broccoli (Brassica oleracea var. italica) Leaves
Broccoli (Brassica oleracea var. italica) Leaves for Learning and Memory

Buckwheat (Fagopyrum esculentum)
Buckwheat (Fagopyrum esculentum): Reasons to Eat It

Bupleurum chinense, Chai Hu
Bupleurum chinense affects Normal Cell Death

Burdock Root (Arctium lappa)

Cabbage, Purple (Brassica)

Cajeput (Melaleuca cajuputi)
Burdock Root Prevents Atherosclerosis
Burdock Root Reduces Knee Pain in Osteoarthritis

Camu Camu (myrciaria dubia)
Camu Camu (myrciaria dubia) Research Abstracts


Cardamom Seeds (Elettaria cardamomum)
Cardamom (Elettaria cardamomum): 5 Benefits

Carrot (Daucus carota)
Carrot (Daucus carota subsp. sativus) Research Abstracts

Cat’s Claw (Uncaria tomentosa)
Cat’s Claw (uncaria tomentosa) Research Abstracts
Cats claw (Uncaria tomentosa) Accelerates Leukopenia Recovery

Catuaba (Erythroxylum vaccinifolium)
Catuaba (Erythroxylum vaccinifolium) has Anti-inflammatory Activity
Catuaba (Erythroxylum vaccinifolium) has Anti-microbial Activity

Cauliflower (Brassica)

Cayenne (Capsicum annuum)
Cayenne (Capsicum annuum) Research Abstracts

Cedar Berries (Juniperus communis)

Celery (Apium graveolens)
Celery (Apium graveolens) Research Abstract

Chaga Mushroom

Chamomile (Matricaria recutita)
Chamomile Research Abstracts

Chanca Piedra

Chaparral (Larrea Tridentata)

Champignon (Agaricus bisporus)

Chaste Tree Berries (Vitex agnus castus)

Chia (Salvia hispanica)
Chia (Salvia hispanica) Research Abstracts

Chinese Foxglove (Rehmannia glutinosa)
Chinese Foxglove (Rehmannia glutinosa) Research Abstracts

Chinese Licorice (Glycyrrhiza uralensis)

Chokeberry (Aronia melanocarpa)


Cilantro (Coriandrum sativum) Research Abstracts

Cinnamon (Cinnamomum verum)
Cinnamon (Cinnamomum verum) Leaf Research Abstracts
Cinnamon (Cinnamomum verum) Research Abstracts


Clavo Huasca (Tynanthus panurensis)

Clove (Syzygium aromaticum)
Clove (Syzygium aromaticum) Research Abstracts

Cocoa Beans (Theobroma cacao)
Cocoa Beans (Theobroma cacao) Research Abstracts

Coffee, Green (Coffea arabica)
Coffee, Green Beans (Coffea Arabica) Research Abstracts
Coffee Research Abstracts

Coffee Fruit, Red

Coleus (Coleus forskohlii)
Coleus forskohlii and Cystic Fibrosis
Coleus forskohlii and Glaucoma
Coleus forskohlii Stops Spread of Cancer Cells (antimetastatic)

Coleus Root (Plectranthus scutellarioides)

Concord Grape (Vitis labrusca) Seed

Condurango Vine (Marsdenia cundurango)

Cordyceps (Cordyceps sinensis)
Cordyceps (sinensis) Research Abstracts

Coriander (Coriandrum sativum)
Coriander (Coriandrum sativum) Research Abstracts

Coriolus Mushroom (Trametes versicolor)

Couch Grass (Elymus repens)

Cramp Bark root (Viburnum opulus)

Cranberry (Vaccinium oxycoccus)
Cranberry (Oxycoccus) Research Abstracts

Cranesbill Root (Geranium maculatum)

Cumin (Cuminum cyminum) Research Abstracts

Damiana (Turnera diffusa)
Damiana (Turnera diffusa) Significant Anti-inflammatory
Damiana (Turnera diffusa) Supresses Estrogen

Dandelion (Taraxacum officinale)
Dandelion (Taraxacum) Research Abstracts

Devils Claw (Harpagophytum procumbens) Claw (Harpagophytum Root) Research Abstracts

Dong Quai (Angelica sinensis)
Dong Quai (Angelica sinensis) Research Abstracts

Echinacea Augustifolia

Echinacea Purpurea

Elderberry (Sambucus nigra)

Elecampane (Inula helenium)
Elecampane (Inula helenium) Research Abstracts

Eucalyptus (Eucalyptus globulus)
Eucalyptus (Eucalyptus globulus) Research Abstracts

Euphoria Fruit

Fadogia Agrestis

False Unicorn Root (Chamaelirium luteum)

Fennel Seed (Foeniculum vulgare)
Fennel (Foeniculum vulgare) Research Abstracts

Fenugreek Research Abstracts


Flaxseed Research Abstracts
Flaxseed and Cardiovascular Benefits
Flaxseed Lowers Blood Pressure
Flaxseed Controls Blood Sugar and Appetite
Flaxseed Reduces Type 1 Diabetes, Delays Type 2 Diabetes

Fo Ti (Polygonum multiflorum)
Fo-ti / He-shou-wu (Polygonum) Research Abstracts

Fo-ti (Fallopia multiflora)

Fumitory (Papaveraceae)

Garcinia Cambogia

Garden Angelica (Angelica archangelica)


Gentian root (Gentiana lutea)

Ginger Root (Zingiber officinale)

Ginkgo biloba Research Abstracts

Ginseng (Panax ginseng) Research Abstracts

Ginseng, American (Panax quinquefolius, Panacis quinquefolis) Research Abstracts

Ginseng, Siberian (Eleutherococcus senticosus)

Ginseng, Red

Goji Research Abstracts

Golden Flax

Golden Seal Root (Hydrastis Canadensis)
Goldenseal (Hydrastis canadensis) Research Abstracts

Goldenrods (Solidago)

Gotu kola (Centella asiatica)
Gotu Kola (Centella asiatica) Research Abstracts

Grape Skin & Seeds

Grapefruit, Pink


Gravel Root (Eupatorium purpureum)

Greater Celandine (Chelidonium majus)

Green Plum

Grindelia Herb (Grindelia squarrosa)

Guarana (Paullinia cupana) Research Abstracts


Guggul (Commiphora wightii)

Gurmar (Gymnema Sylvestre)


Hawthorn Berries (Crataegus laevigata)
Hawthorn (Crataegus) Berries Research Abstracts

Hemp Nut Green Skins

Hibiscus Flower

Huanarpo Macho (family Euphorbiaceae)


Hops (Humulus lupulus) Research Abstracts

Horehound Herb (Marrubium vulgare)

Horse Chestnut (Aesculus hippocastanum) Research Abstracts

Horse Tail (Equisetum arvense) as Anti-inflammatory

Horse Tail (Equisetum arvense) and Diabetes

Horse Tail (Equisetum arvense) and Protects Your Liver

Hyaluronic Acid Research Abstracts

Hydrangea Root (Hydrangea arborescens)


Iceland Moss (Cetraria islandica)


Iris Root

Irish Moss (Chondrus crispus)

Jerusalem Artichoke

Jiaogulan (Gynostemma pentaphyllum)

Juniper Berries (Juniperus communis)
Juniper Research Abstracts

Kale Leaves


Kiwi Seeds

Lemon Research Abstracts

Lemon Balm (Melissa officinalis)

Lichen Icelandic

Licorice Root (Glycyrrhiza glabra)
Licorice Research Abstracts

Ligusticum wallichii Research Abstracts


Lobelia (Lobelia inflata)

Maca (Lepidium meyenii)
Maca (Lepidium meyenii) Research Abstracts

Maitake Mushroom (Grifola frondosa) Research Abstracts


Mango (African)

Mangosteen Research Abstracts

Marigold (Tagetes) Research Abstracts

Matrimony vine (Lycium barbarum)

Milk Thistle (Silybum marianum)

Milk Thistle (Silybum marianum) Research Abstracts

Malva (hibiscus sabdariffa or malvaceae) as Vasorelaxant

Marshmallow Root (Althea Officinalis)

Motherwort (Leonurus cardiaca)

Muira Puama


Mullein Leaves (Verbascum thapsus)

Mushrooms (Fungi) Research Abstracts

Nettle (Urtica dioica)

Nettle (Urtica dioica) Leaves


Nopal Cactus


Oats Research Abstracts

Oats Green Wild Leaves

Olive (Olea europaea) Oil Research Abstracts


Oolong Tea Research Abstracts

Oplopanax H. Root Bark


Oregano Research Abstracts

Oregon Grape Root


Osha (Ligusticum porteri)

Paeonia lactiflora treats ulcerative colitis

Papaya, Green

Para para

Parsley (Petroselinum crispum)

Parsley (Petroselinum crispum) Leaves 

Parsley Root (Petroselinum crispum)

Passionflower Reduces THC Withdrawal Effects

Passion Fruit

Pau d’Arco (Tabebuia avellanedae)

Pepper, Green

Pepper, Sweet Red

Peppermint (Mentha piperita)

Persimmon (Diospyros kaki) Research Abstracts


Pine Pollen

Plantain (Plantago ovata, major)

Poke Root (Phytolacca decandra)

Polygonatum (King Solomon’s-seal or Solomon’s seal)

Pomegranate Research Abstracts

Prickly Ash Bark (Zanthoxylum clava-herculis)

Psyllium Husks Treats Dysentery

Pumpkin Seed  Oil/Meal Research Abstracts

Pumpkin (Cucurbita) Seed Oil Research Abstracts

Pygeum Bark Research Abstracts

Queen’s Root (Stillingia sylvatica)

Raspberry Research Abstracts

Red Clover Blossoms (Trifolium pratense)

Red Clover

Red Raspberry (Rubus idaeus) Seeds

Red Raspberry (Rubus idaeus) Leaves

Reishi Mushroom (Ganoderma lucidum)

Red Rose Petals

Rhodiola (Rhodiola rosea)

Rose Buds

Rose Hips

Rosemary Research Abstracts


Rosemary (Salvia rosmarinus) Research Abstracts

Safflower (Carthamus tinctorius)

Sage (Salvia officinalis)

Sarsaparilla root (Smilax medica)

Saw Palmetto (Serenoa repens) Research Abstracts


Sea Buckthorn, Seaberry (Hippophae Rhamnoides) Research  Abstracts

Sesame Seeds

Shatavari (Asparagus racemosus) Plant Profile

Sheep Sorrel (Rumex acetosella)




Skullcap (Scutellaria lateriflora)

Slippery Elm

Slippery Elm Bark

Solomon’s Herb Root


Spearmint (Mentha spicata)


St. John’s Wort (Hypericum perforatum)

Stillingia (Stillingia sylvatica)


Sumac (Rhus Coriaria): Antibacterial, Antifungal, Antioxidant

Tongkat Ali (Eurycoma longifolia) Research Abstracts


Turkish Rhubarb Root

Turmeric Research Abstracts

Tongkat Ali (Eurycoma longifolia)

Uchu Sanango

Uva Ursi Leaf

Valerian (Valeriana officinalis)

Vanilla Bean

Watercress (Nasturtium officinale) Research Abstracts

White Pond Lilly (Nymphaea odorata)

White Thyme (Thymus vulgaris)

White Willow (bark)

Wild Cherry (Prunus serotina)

Wild Cherry (Prunus serotina) Bark

Wild Yam root (Dioscorea villosa)

Yellow Dock (Rumex crispus) as Antioxidant

Yerba Santa Herb (Eriodictyon californicum)

Yohimbine (Pausinystalia johimbe)

Author: Life Enthusiast Staff