Tonic herbs

Tonic plants

It is said that a plant is tonic, when property has gently excite weak body and restore normal operation. Tonic plants are very important in the therapeutic natural medicine. There are bitter and astringent tonics tonics. Below is a list of some of the main plant tonic.

Tonic herbs

  • Poppy (Papaver rhoeas L.). Its petals have tonic properties. It is used in acute bronchitis, whooping cough, eruptive fevers and tonsillitis.
  • Cardo (Cnicus benedictus L.). As toner is used in cases of anorexia, dyspepsia and help heal ulcers.
  • Dulcamara (Solanum dulcamara L.). The bittersweet is a good tonic in chaos pulmonary catarrh, rheumatism, uric acid, etc..
  • Oak (Quercus ilex L.). This plant besides being a great astringent is tonic. Its bark is used against goiter, diarrhea, excessive menstrual flow, etc..
  • Juniper (Juniperus communis L). It's good stimulant in atonic breathlessness, weakness and stomach scurvy.
  • Lavender (Lavandula spica L.). It has been used in the paralysis of voluntary muscles and organs. As bitter tonic used in leucorrhoea, gonorrhea, etc..
  • Fumaria (Fumaria officinalis). The fumaria is an excellent tonic and restorative. Excellent in atony of the stomach and liver ailments.
  • Gentian (Gentiana lutea L.). Very bitter taste, gentian is an excellent tonic in dyspepsia due to fevers and nervous disorders. It is used in anemia, scurvy.
  • Mullein (Verbascum thapsus L.). Is used in infusion for dyspnea, rheumatism, stomach pains, etc..
  • Fennel (Foeniculum vulgare). Its fruits are tonic, carminative, stomach, snacks, etc..
  • Hyssop (Hyssopus officinalis L.). It is used in pulmonary catarrh, asthma, rheumatism without fever.
  • Lichen (Cetraria Icelandic). Excellent bitter tonic and stomachic. Something purgative.
  • Chamomile (Anthemis nobilis L.). It has many properties. It is used in dyspepsia, flatulent colic, constipation, loss of appetite, etc..
  • Peppermint (Mentha piperita L.). Used to sluggish digestive gases, nervous vomiting, cramps, etc..
  • Oregano (Origanum vulgare). Flowers are used in infusion oregano. It also gives external use poultices. It tones the stomach.
  • Sage (Salvia officinalis). Very useful in atony of the stomach, dyspepsia, vomiting infants jerky.
  • Tansy (Tanacetum vulgare L.). Also used in the digestive sluggishness. Also used in leucorrhoea, amenorrhoea ...
  • Tapsia (Thapsia Gargano). It is a strong revulsion, in high doses is a purgative.
  • Coltsfoot (Tussilago coltsfoot L.). Valuable medicinal plant. It is a plant tonic effective remedy for asthma, chronic catarrh and all bronchial diseases. Helps expectoration.
  • Veronica (Veronica officinalis L.). Its infusion has been used for centuries in pulmonary catarrh, bronchitis, slow digestion and general weakness.

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