Herbal Tonics Quick List

Herbal Tonics Quick ListHere’s a handy list of the different herbal tonics you can use to build your herbal pharmacy!

Herbal tonics are herbs use to help restore, invigorate, and tone particular systems in the body to help promote a feeling of overall good health and wellness.

Biliary Tonics (Stimulates Bile)

  • Goldenseal
  • Oregon Grape Root
  • Parsley
  • Rhubarb
  • Wild Yam

Heart Tonics (Cardiac Tonics)

  • Ginseng
  • Hawthorn
  • Lily of the Valley
  • Motherwort
  • Rehmannia

Liver Tonics (Hepatics)

  • Cascara
  • Dandelion
  • Mandrake
  • Sassafras
  • Stoneroot

Nerve Tonics (Nervines)

  • Fu Ling
  • Lady’s Slipper
  • Lobelia
  • Skullcap
  • Valerian

Sexual Tonics (Aids Sexual Functions)

  • Burdock
  • Damania
  • Dong Quai
  • Ginseng
  • Licorice

Stomach Tonics (Stomachics, Bitters)

  • Agrimony
  • Barberry
  • Don Sen
  • Elecampane
  • Gentain

Urinary Tonics (Diuretics)

  • Fu Ling
  • Gravel Root
  • Parsley
  • Rehmannia

Source: The Way of Herbs: Fully Updated with the Latest Developments in Herbal Science by Michael Tierra, L.Ac., O.M.D.

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Becki Baumgartner is a certified member of the Academy of Integrated Health & Medicine. Becki graduated from Clayton College in 2011 with a BS in Natural Health, Minor in Herbology, obtained her Usui Shiki Ryoho Reiki Master Certification in 2012, and her Tennessee Naturalist Certification in 2013. She is currently enrolled in the Master Herbalist Program at the Academy of Natural Health Sciences. She has been a Lead Investigator for Volunteer State Paranormal Research since 2010 and in 2012 joined Natchez Trace Veterinary Services, an Alternative Medicine Veterinary Clinic, as Practice Manager and Herbalist. She is also a volunteer naturalist for Metro Parks and the Nashville Medical Reserve Corps, facilitates a weekly Reiki Share at Center of Symmetry in Nashville, and facilitates Reiki, Herbology and Alternative Health classes and workshops in the Nashville Area. Chat with Becki on Google+ | LinkedIn | Facebook

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