Plant Profiles

  • Uva Ursi

    by Regan Schwartz Uva Ursi

    Arctostaphylos uva-ursi

    Energetics: cool, dry, tonifying

    Actions: astringent, antimicrobial, diuretic

  • Lady's Mantle

    by Regan Schwartz Lady's Mantle

    Alchemilla vulgaris

    Energetics: cool, dry, tonifying

    Actions: astringent, hemostatic, anti-inflammatory, diuretic, vulnerary, febrifuge, nervine

  • Witch Hazel

    by Regan Schwartz Witch Hazel

    Hamamelis virginiana

    Energetics: cool, dry, tonifying

    Actions: astringent, mucosal astringent, vulnerary, anti-hemorrhagic, vascular astringent, antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory

  • Licorice

    by Regan Schwartz Licorice

    Glycyrrhiza glabra

    Energetics: warm, moist, relaxant

    Actions: demulcent, emollient, expectorant, antitussive, adaptogen, cortisol fixative, stomachic, digestive, harmonizer

  • Rosemary

    by Regan Schwartz Rosemary

    Rosmarinus officinalis

    Energetics: warm, dry, tonifying

    Actions: nervine, circulatory stimulant, cardiac tonic, digestive, hepatic, choleretic, alterative, antimicrobial, diuretic, expectorant

  • Tulsi

    by Regan Schwartz Tulsi

    Ocimum sanctum, O. tenuiflorum

    Energetics: warm, dry, relaxant

    Actions: nervine, exhilarant, adaptogen, digestive, hepatic, hypoglycemic, antimicrobial, diffusive, circulatory stimulant/relaxant, diaphoretic

  • Meadowsweet

    by Regan Schwartz Meadowsweet

    Filipendula ulmaria

    Energetics: cool, dry, tonifying

    Actions: astringent, anti-inflammatory, vulnerary, nervine, digestive, diuretic, anti-rheumatic, anodyne

  • Willow

    by Regan Schwartz Willow

    Salix alba/nigra

    Energetics: cool, dry, tonifying

    Actions: astringent, antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory, anodyne, anti-rheumatic, diaphoretic

  • Comfrey

    by Regan Schwartz Comfrey

    Symphytum officinale

    Energetics: cool, moist, tonifying

    Actions: vulnerary, demulcent, astringent, anodyne, anti-spasmodic, anti-rheumatic, refrigerant

  • Lavender

    by Regan Schwartz Lavender

    Lavandula spp

    Energetics: warm, dry, relaxant

    Actions: antimicrobial, vulnerary, anxiolytic, sedative, analgesic, exhilarant, anti-inflammatory, rubefacient

  • Plantain

    by Regan Schwartz Plantain

    Plantago major

    Energetics: cool, moist, tonifying

    Actions: vulnerary, demulcent, astringent, antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory, emollient, expectorant, hepatoprotective

  • Rose

    by Regan Schwartz Rose

    Rosa spp.

    Energetics: cool, dry, tonifying

    Actions: vulnerary, astringent, antimicrobial, exhilarant, nervine, refrigerant

  • Mugwort

    by Regan Schwartz Mugwort

    Energetics: cool, dry, relaxant

    Actions: stomachic, cholagogue, antispasmodic, stimulating relaxant, nervine, emmenagogue

  • Chamomile

    by Regan Schwartz Chamomile

    Energetics: warm, neutral, relaxing

    Actions: stomachic, carminative, soothing nervine, sedative, antispasmodic, vulnerary

  • Marshmallow

    by Regan Schwartz Marshmallow

    Energetics: cold, moist, relaxant

    Actions: demulcent, diuretic, expectorant, anti-inflammatory, nutritive, emollient, vulnerary, antimicrobial

  • Yarrow

    by Regan Schwartz Yarrow

    Energetics: warm/cool, dry, tonifying

    Actions: stimulant, diffusive, astringent, styptic, hepatic, stimulating diaphoretic, diuretic, emmenagogue, anodyne, antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory

  • Calendula

    by Regan Schwartz Calendula

    Calendula officinalis

    Energetics: warm, dry, tonifying

    Actions: draining, lymphatic, alterative, diaphoretic, vulnerary, antimicrobial