ANTIBIOTICS—These are herbs which inhibit the growth of, and destroy, viruses and bacteria, and strengthen the body’s immune system.
Also helpful would be an herb which prevented the growth of more bacteria during the cleansing process.
ANTISEPTICS—These herbs prevent the growth of bacteria.
ALTERATIVES—These are herbs which purify the blood. They usually do this by cleaning out the spleen, liver, kidneys, and bowels. As a rule, these herbs are best used for a lengthy period of time, so that the detoxification will not occur too rapidly and overwhelm the body’s abilities to discharge those toxins.
Burdock root Gotu kola
Cayenne Licorice root
Chaparral Oregon grape root
Chickweed Poke root
Cleavers Prickley ash
Comfrey Red clover tops
Garlic Yellow dock
CHOLAGOGUES—These herbs help open the bile ducts and promote the flow of bile, thus aiding the liver in cleaning itself out.
HEPATICS—These are herbs which strengthen, tone, and stimulate the secretive functions of the liver.
LIVER TONICS—These herbs increase the energy of the liver.
GALLBLADDER TONICS—The following herbs strengthen the gallbladder.
Oregon grape root
KIDNEY TOPICS—These herbs strengthen the kidneys so they can work better.
INTESTINAL TONICS—These herbs energize the gastro-intestinal tract.
LYMPHATICS—These herbs stimulate and cleanse the lymphatic system.
Oregon grape root
ANTI-CATARRHALS—These herbs help rid the body of catarrh.
MUCILAGES—These are herbs which tend to soothe inflamed parts. Slippery elm is the best of them.
NERVINES—These herbs help relieve pain
Gravel root Wood betony
ANODYNES—The following herbs relieve pain. They do this by decreasing the excitability of the nerves and nerve centers. Anti-spasmodic (antiparalysis) herbs are quite similar in function.
It is of interest that, in the above listings, certain herbs, known to have anti-cancer properties, are continually repeated. They are:
Also repeated frequently are chaparral, goldenseal, mistletoe
And this is only a verry small list of herbs,there are many many more,please add your own herbs to this discussion and what its for