Below is a list of wide use formulas that have been tested over time. The best herbal medicine is individual, as each person, regardless of symptoms, is unique. These formulas are complete in themselves and they can also be used as a base formula by adding other individual herbs to meet a particular person or focus. This list is updated periodically so look for new formulas.
A Adrenal Support Formula
The herbs in this formula work together to restore and support our adaptive energy and increase our resistance to stress. Any adrenal formula works synergistically with life/work style changes that support as well.
Eleuthero, Ashwaganda, Holy Basil/Tulsi, Schizandra, Rehmannia, Licorice
B Anti Bacterial Formula
These herbs stimulate the immune system into action and directly fight pathogens. Support with Vitamin C and antioxidants, rest, hydration, and good nutrition.
Echinacea, Goldenseal, Myrrh, Wild Indigo, Ginger, Prickly Ash
A Anti Fungal Formula
These herbs will help to create an environment unfavorable to fungal growth as well as directly stemming fungal activity. Use in conjunction with adequate high quality probiotics.
Black Walnut, Pau d’Arco, Monarda, Usnea, Spilanthes, Oregano
A Anti Inflammation Formula
For chronic or excessive inflammation these herbs will disable abnormal inflammatory communication between tissues and the immune system.
Japanese Knotweed, Yucca, Devil's Claw, Nettles, Turmeric, Meadowsweet, Burdock, Ginger, Celery Seed
B Anti Viral Formula
The herbs in this formula attempt to stimulate the immune system and to slow or prevent viral replication.
Echinacea, St. Johnswort, Olive Leaf, Houttuynnia, Lomatium, Thuja, Spilanthes, Dandelion Root
Herbs that have historically been used for Marlaria and other protozoal infections.
Cryptolepis, Sida, Bidens.
Can also use/add Artemisia annua or Isatis
Herbs that help to reduce infection
Japanese Knotweed, Alchornia, Houttuynia
A Belly Soothe
The herbs in this formula ease the impact that nervous tension and stress have upon the stomach.
Chamomile, Catnip, Meadowsweet, Calendula, Cardamom, Fennel, Licorice, Peppermint
B Bladder Ease
These herbs are a support for urinary tract infection. They are most effective used in conjunction with unsweetened Cranberry juice and or d-mannose. If infection is frequent use Kidney Bladder Formula as a tonic to strengthen.
Uva Ursi, Echinacea, Goldenseal, Bidens, Goldenrod, Yarrow, Pipsissewa, Juniper, Marshmallow
A Blood Pressure Formula
The herbs in this formula attempt to tonify the heart and vessels and reduce tension in the circulatory system.
Hawthorne, Linden Flower, Reishi, Valerian, Black Cohosh, Bilbery . if necessary add Rauwolffia.
A Brain Support
Herbs that support blood flow to the brain, nerve health, and memory support.
Ginkgo, Bacopa, Lion's Mane, Shankapushpi, Gotu Kola
**also see Neuro Support below
A Breathe Ease Support Formula
To expand and relax the lungs, soothe tissues and thin mucous secretions. it is not an acute formula but for longer term use and to restore more normal lung function. it can decrease breathless ness, wheezinf and may lessen frequency of attacks.
***Take breaks periodically as in 5 days on and 2 days ofdf or 3 wks on and 1 week off.
Also, consider Omega 3 oils, Vitamin C, Vit. # 400 iu or N acetyl cysteine to thin mucous.
Khella, Grindelia, Elecamoane, Yerba Santa, Licorice, Colts Foot. **** Lobelia extract on chest and upper back during an attack. Also, take Lobelia internally in drop doses increasing slowly during an acute event.
A Calm Focus
The herbs in this formula increase focus by quieting an over active or distracted mind.
Wood Betony, Vervain, Valerian, Skullcap
A Cervical Dysplasia Formula
The herbs in this formula drain, detoxify, and nourish the tissue of the cervix and generally support the body's cleansing processes.
Red Clover, Calendula, Dandelion Root, Cleavers, Lomatium, Thuja, Red Root, Burdock, Licorice.
B Chemo Support Formula
The herbs in this formula strengthen the body during treatment and beyond as the herbs also fight non typical cell growth and improve the "terrain" of our protective mechanisms.
Astragalus, Panax Ginseng or American Ginseng or Gynostemma, Reishi, Maitake, Turkey Tails, Shitake, Milk Thistle
A Colon Move - non laxative
The herbs in this formula give gentle support for occasional constipation, without employing strong laxative herbs. It should be used consistently till things are back on track. Can also be used for generally sluggish conditions.
Dandelion Root, Yellow Dock, Angelica, Burdock, Ginger, Licorice
A Cough Ease Formula
These herbs will soothe and moisten, support expectoration, relax spasm and is safe to use as needed. Support with Mullein/Osha formula if there is infection.
Mullein, Yerba Sante, Elecampane, Coltsfoot, Wild Cherry Bark, Thyme, Licorice
A Cramp Ease
The herbs in this formula are relaxing and anti spasmodic, tonifying for the uterus to ease of menstrual cramps. Best used consistently through the luteal phase for ;several cycles. For acute relief use Crampbark, Black Haw and Valerian or Kava Kava.
For extreme pain use Pain Formula which includes California Poppy, Jamaican Dogwood, Kava Kava, Corydalis.
Cyperus, Dong Quai, White Peony, Red Raspberry, Black Cohosh, Black Haw, Crampbark, Wild Yam, Vervain, Ginger
A Detox Support Formula
This is a powerful blood and lymph detoxification formula based on the Hoxsey Formula and Dr. Christopher’s Red Clover combination. Very strong tasting and so may be taken in a little juice.
Red Clover, Chapparal, Barberry, Burdock, Yellow Dock, Goldenseal, Garlic, Cayenne, Lobelia
A Digestive Bitters
This wonderful digestive formula created by Laura Batcha is a great support for sluggish digestion, to improve assimilation and to tone the digestive system
Gentian, Angelica, Barberry, Dandelion Root, Yarrow, Artichoke Leaf
A Digestive Fire
The herbs in this formula improve digestion to increase nutrient absorption and nutrition. It also prevents the build up of waste products which burden the whole body. Soothing to the stomach and generally relaxing to the system.
Turmeric, Milk Thistle, Gentian, Cardamom, Fennel, Ginger
A Fertility Support Formula for Women
The herbs in this formula help create a balanced hormone profile to increase fertility. Red Raspberry leaf tea and/or Maca powder can be used also help to tone uterus and promote fertility, They can be used in conjunction with this formula if needed. This formula previously contained False Unicorn Root but has been replaced with Partridge Berry because the False Unicorn though effective has been over harvested and is endangered, and is difficult to cultivate. * This formula should not be used while breast feeding.
Vitex, Shatavari, White Peony, Wild Yam, Partridge Berry
B Fertility Support Formula for Men
new formula coming soon
A Flu Support Formula
The herbs in this formula stimulate the immune system, encourage sweating, alleviate muscle aches, and reduce heat and inflammation.
Boneset, Echinacea, Baptisia, Thuja, Prickly Ash
A Gall Bladder Flow Formula
Herbs to promote bile flow, reduce congestion, stagnation and colic as well as stimulating digestive enzymes. May be used as an extract or tea.
Peppermint, Chamomile, Wormwood, Fennel
This formula can be used very effectively as a tea also.
A Gout Relief
The herbs in this formula work together to cleanse the uric acid from the metabolism of purines (usually from excess meat or protein eating). uric acid crystals in joints. and tendons cause pain and inflammation. Unsweetened Black cherry Juice taken 2-3 times per day and Bromelain 500 mg. taken 3 times per day will help to dissolve uric acid crystals and bring relief.
Celery Seed, Devil's Claw, Turmeric, Burdock, Artichoke
A Heart Ease
Herbs to calm and strengthen the heart, promote even rhythm and support healthy lipids and pressure as part of an overall lifestyle and exercise plan.
Hawthorne, Reishi, Linden, Motherwort, Yarrow, Valerian
A Herbal Iron
A combination of herbs that are rich sources of minerals and trace minerals in an easily assimilable form to support blood building.
Yellow Dock, Nettles, Dong Quai, Rehmannia, Dandelion Root, Alfalfa
B Immune Tonic
To support the deep immune system, when you can’t quite recover, to prevent illness, after a significant or lengthy illness or to generally strengthen immunity. This formula contains herbs to encourage longevity and immunity. Mushrooms may vary with availability,
Reishi, Maitake, Turkey Tails, Chaga, Astragalus, Eleuthero, Cats Claw, Licorice
A blend of tonic, diuretic, and disinfectant herbs to strengthen and soothe . To prevent or support dissolving stones add Chanca Piedra/Stone Breaker.
Marshmallow, Uva Ursi, Juniper Berries, Marshmallow, Horsetail, Burdock, Parsley Root, Pipsissewa, Goldenrod
A Liver Support Formula
the herbs in this formula gently support liver cleansing and rebuilding. They support structure and the many functions of the liver. Use during a detox/cleanse, for seasonal support in Spring and anytime the Liver needs extra cleansing, or healing.
Dandelion Rt., Artichoke, Bupleurum, Barberry, Burdock, Yellow Dock
A Lung Tonic Formula
This formula builds the lung energy/qi, to tone and protect. Useful when living in areas with poor air quality, after a respiratory illness, or for anyone who feels lung compromise. Effective when used over extended period of time.
Mullein, Codonopsis, Elecampane, Cordyceps, Thyme, Licorice
A Lung Acute Formula
This formula combines lung tonic herbs with anti microbials and expectorants. Useful for deep lung congestion, chronic lung ailments and lingering coughs, or during any infection to cool, soothe and relieve.
Mullein, Elecampane, Usnea, Osha, Licorice, Bloodroot
B Lung Clear
A more broad based lung infection formula with anti microbials, soothing and strenthening herbs as well as herbs that help to clear mucous, lower inflammation and open airways.
Mullein, Elecampane, Codonopsis, Usnea, Osha, Yerba Sante, Echinacea, Licorice
B Lyme Formula
This formula uses herbs to strengthen the immune system, tone tissue and challenge the spirochetes of Lyme disease. other herbs and supplements are usually used to suit individual need.
Japanese Knotweed, Cats Claw, Andrographis, Chinese Cats Claw
***Can also use Baikal Skullcap, Red Sage, Red Root, Astragalus in addition
B Lymph Flow
These herbs support sluggish or chronic lymphatic congestion. Can be used with immune stimulant herbs during infection. For stronger lymph support and dissolving add small amounts of Poke root.
Red Root, Cleavers, Red Clover, Calendula, Dandelion Root, Dandelion Leaf
B Mega Milk - Lactation Support Formula
The herbs in this formula support the building of a strong milk supply for nursing mothers. NOTE: Vitex and Shatavari also support fertility by nourishing overall hormone balance.
Vitex, Shatavari, Fenugreek, Fennel, Blessed Thistle
A Menopause Formula
These herbs support the stabilizing of reproductive hormones to ease emotional and physical symptoms of this natural transition. Effects are enhanced with adequate rest and self nourishing. Additional specific herbs may be added to enhance the effect including Sage, Black Cohosh, Schizandra etc.
Vitex, Wild Yam, Dong Quai, Damiana, Licorice, Hops
A Mineral Formula
Mineral support almost every function and tissue in the body and herbs are a rich, easily assimilable and naturally balanced source.
Alfalfa, Nettles, Milky Oat Heads, Oatstraw, Horsetail, Dandelion Leaf, Red Clover
A Neuro Support
These six herbs all support healthy cognitive function.
Cordyceps, Pueria, Lion's Mane, Japanese Knotweed, Stephania, Baical Skullcap
**also see Brain Support above
A Nerve Tonic
The herbs in this formula strengthen and support a strong nervous system by rebuilding nerves and their sheaths after we have experienced trauma, illness, stress, or shock. Not to be used with SSRIs because of St. Johnswort's similar action. should be taken for a minimum period of 6 weeks to 3 months depending on the individual and the need.
Skullcap, Oat Tops, St. Johnswort
A Pain Support
herbal pain relief that can be effective when narcotics or NSAIDs are not wanted. it is purely to dull or ease pain signals. other herbs can be added like California Poppy, St. Johnswort, Valerian,
Wild Lettuce, etc. for particular symptoms
Cyperus, Corydalis, Kava Kava, Jamaican Dogwood
A People Calmer
These herbs strengthen the nervous system, calm the overactive mind, relax muscles and emotions, and may aid restful sleep by allowing our whole body mind to let go of tension and agitation. Good for treating mild anxiety.
Skullcap, Passionflower, Valerian, Black Cohosh, Chamomile, Wood Betony, Kava Kava.
A PMS/Cycle Balance
This formula will help to regulate the mensrual cycle as well as the symptoms and moods that accompany a variety of ways it can be out of balance.
it is taken from ovulation or approximately mid cycle until bleed. if symptoms are strong one can increase dosage. it may take several months for the body to adapt and harmonize.
Dong Quai, Vitex, Wild Yam, Uva ursi, Juniper, Corn Silk, Valerian, Lobelia, Passionflower, Hops
A Prostate Support
This formula supports healthy prostate tissue by redcing swelling, improving urinary flow and reducing nighttime waking as well as reducing inflammation.
Saw Palmetto, Nettle Root, Cleavers, Pipsissewa, Pygeum
A Small Intestine Bacterial Balance/SIBO
The herbs in this formula help to clear the small intestine of bacterial overgrowth known as SIBO.
Goldenseal, Oregon Grape Root, Barberry, Garlic, Oregano, Thyme, Holy Basil
A Small Intestine Bacterial Fungal Fighter/SIFO
The herbs in this formula help to clear the small intestine of fungal overgrowth known as SIBO with herbs known to reduce fungal activity in digestive tract..
Cats Claw, Uva ursi, Garlic, Pau d'Arco, Meadowsweetr, Red Raspberry, Barberry
A Skin Support Formula
Herbs to clear the skin of a variety of issues by stimulating the immune system, moving lymph, cleansing the blood ,and promoting elimination. When treating acne, an external only spray of Calendula, Usnea and Myrrh will assist the clearing.
Burdock Root and Seed, Barberry, Sarsaparilla, Nettles, Red Clover, Yellow Dock, Echinacea, Milk Thistle
A Tick Bite Formula
Use this formula when you have been bitten and don't have the tick or have sent it in for ID of pathogens. it is designed for the most common infections here in the Northeast which include Lyme, Babesia, Bartonella, Anaplasma and Mycoplasma. Also, use Andrographis directly on the bite to relieve swelling and itching.
japanese Knotweed, Cryptolepis, Houtuynnia, Cats Claw
B Throat Spray
During times of sore throat or infection these herbs will soothe and help to heal inflamed throat tissues as well as diminish pathogens on contact.
Echinacea, Goldenseal, Propolis, Licorice, Wild Indigo, Licorice