Medicinal Plant Monographs

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Botanical NameFamilyCommon Name
Actaea racemosa Ranunculaceae Black cohosh
Anemone pulsatilla Ranunculaceae Pasque flower
Artemisia absinthium Asteraceae Wormwood
Baptisia tinctoria Fabaceae Wild indigo
Berberis vulgaris Berberidaceae Barberry
Cnicus benedictus Asteraceae Blessed thistle
Filipendula ulmaria Rosaceae Meadowsweet
Glechoma hederacea Lamiaceae Ground ivy
Hydrangea arborescens Hydrangeaceae Wild hydrangea
Iris versicolor Iridaceae Blue flag
Juglans nigra Juglandaceae Black walnut
Lamium album Lamiaceae White deadnettle
Lycopus virginicus Lamiaceae Bugleweed
Nepeta cataria Lamiaceae Catmint
Quercus robur Fagaceae English oak
Scutellaria lateriflora Lamiaceae Scullcap
Thymus vulgaris Lamiaceae Thyme
Trigonella foenum-graecum Fabaceae Fenugreek
Viburnum opulus Caprifoliaceae Guelder rose