Medicinal Properties of Irish Herbs, Trees & Fungi

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Anodyne -:  An agent that's soothes or relieves pain :

Catnip Comfrey Cowslip Hemp  Willow

Antifungal -: An agent that clears fungal infections and skin irritations : 


Antiseptics -: An agent for destroying or inhibiting putrefactive or pathogenic bacteria :

Bilberry Heather Hemp Lavender  

Antispasmodics -: An agent that relieves or checks spasms or cramps :

Balm Catnip Cowslip Fennel Garlic Hawthorn Lavender Parsley Willow 

Anthelmintic -: An agent that destroys or expels intestinal worms, vermicide, vermifuge :

Garlic  Hemp

Aperients -: A mild stimulant for the bowels, a gentle purgative :

Burdock Borage Dandelion Elder   Hemp

Appetisers -: An agent that increases the appetite :

Alfalfa Angelica Ground Ivy Hemp Mugwort 

Aromatic -: An agent with an agreeable odour and stimulating qualities :

Catnip Fennel  Hemp

Astringents -: An agent that contracts bio tissue, reducing secretions or discharges :

Alder Agrimony   Apple Bilberry Birch Blackberry Coltsfoot Comfrey Ground Ivy Holly  Hyssop Lady's Mantle Lungwort  Mallow Meadowsweet Nettle Oak Rowan

Calmatives -: An agent with tranquillising or sedative effects :

Balm Hemp

Cardiac's -: An agent that stimulates the heart :

Hawthorn Mistletoe Foxglove Yew

Carminatives -: An agent for removal of gas from the intestines :

Angelica Balm Catnip Chickweed Fennel Garlic Hyssop Lavender 


Cholagogues -: An agent for increasing the flow of bile into the intestines :

Burdock Dandelion Fumitory Garlic Heather Lavender Mugwort  

Diaphoretics -: An agent to promote perspiration :

Balm Birch Borage Burdock Catnip Cowslip Elder Goat's Rue 

Heather Horehound Meadowsweet  Ragwort

Demulcents -: An agent that soothes irritated tissue, particularly mucous membrane :

Chickweed Coltsfoot Comfrey Flax Irish Moss Lungwort Mallow  Rowan

Digestive -: An agent to aid or help promote digestion :

Apple Garlic Ground Ivy Hemp Mugwort Rowan

Diuretics -: An agent to increase the expulsion of urine :

Alder Alfalfa Birch Burdock Cowslip Dandelion Elder Fennel Fumitory  Garlic Goat's Rue Ground Ivy Heather Holly Horehound Lavender 

Meadowsweet Mistletoe Nettle Parsley Ragwort Yew Rowan

Emetic -: An agent that causes vomiting :


Emmenagogues -: An agent that promotes menstrual flow :

Balm Hyssop Parsley Ragwort Yew

Emollients -: An agent used externally to soften and soothe :

Coltsfoot Comfrey Flax Lungwort Mallow

Expectorants -: An agent that promotes the discharge of mucus from the respiratory passage :

Angelica Chickweed Coltsfoot Comfrey Cowslip Fennel Garlic 

Heather Hemp Holly Horehound Hyssop Lungwort Mallow Parsley   Rowan

Ferbrifuges -: An agent that reduces or eliminate fevers :

Ash Borage Garlic Holly Lady's Mantle Willow Rowan

Galactagogues -: An agent that encourages or increases the secretion of milk :

Borage Fennel Goat's Rue Nettle

Hallucinogens - : An agent that induces changes in brain chemistry to produce changes in perception - visual, aural and sensory.

Fly Agaric Hemp Liberty Cap Mugwort

Hemostatics -: An agent to stop bleeding :

Comfrey Nettle  Rowan

Laxative -: An agent promoting evacuation of the bowels, a mild purgative :

Chickweed Fumitory  Hemp Yew

Mucilaginous -: A remedy for dry throat or bronchial disorders :

Irish Moss

Pectoral -: A remedy for pulmonary or other chest diseases :

Borage Ground Ivy

Purgatives -: An agent that produces a vigorous emptying of the bowels :

Elder Flax Mugwort  

Refrigerant -: An agent to lower abnormal body heat :


Rubefacient -: A local irritant producing reddening of the skin :

Cowslip  Redlegs

Sedatives -: A soothing agent that reduces nervousness, distress or irritation :

Hawthorn Hemp Lavender

Stimulants -: An agent that excites or quickens the activity of the brain :

Angelica Fennel Ground Ivy Hemp Horehound Hyssop Lavender Liberty Cap Mistletoe

Stomachics -: An agent that strengthens the stomach :

Angelica Balm Dandelion Fennel Fumitory Hyssop Lavender

Tonics -: An agent that strengthens and/or invigorates organs and/or the entire organism:

Alfalfa Angelica   Blackberry Borage Dandelion Fumitory 

  Ground Ivy Hemp Horehound Hyssop Lady's Mantle Lavender Nettle Oak

Vasoconstrictors -: An agent that narrows the blood vessels thus raising blood pressure:


Vasodilators -: An agent that widens the blood vessels, thus lowering blood pressure:

Hawthorn Mistletoe  

Vulnerary. -: A healing application for wounds :

Agrimony Comfrey Rowan

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Last Updated - August 3, 2023

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