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Medicinal herbs with C

Herbs   (1) Benefits
(Scientific name)   (2) Useful for
(Parts used)   (3) Good for
    (4) Active ingredients
    (5) Side effects
Calendula   (1) Reduce inflammation and is soothing to the skin.
(Calendula officinalis)   (2) Inflammation, fever, toothache, diaper rash
(Flower, petals)   (3) Skin problem for small child
    (4) Rutin, salicylic acid,  Rich source of vitamin C and E
Cascara sagrada   (1) Colon cleanser and laxative
(Frangula purshiana)   (2) Colon disorder constipation and parasitic insfestation
(Bark)   (3) Colon
    (4) Malic acid,aloe-emodin, anthraquinones and vitamin  B1, B2, B3 and C
Catnip   (1) Lower fever, dispels gas and aids digestion and sleep.
(Nepeta catarial)   (2) Relieves stress Anxiety, colds and flu, inflammation, pain and tress.
(leaves)   (3) Digestive system
    (4) Piperitone,  rosmarinnic acid   
Cat’s claw   (1) Antioxidant and anti-inflammatory.
(uncaria tomentosa) (inner bark, roots)   (2) Arthritis, intestinal problems, viral infection, may help aids symptom, arthritis, cancer, tumor and ulcers.
    (3) Immune system,
    (4) Alloisopteropodine, allopteropodine, oleanolic acid
Cayenne   (1) Aids digestion, improves circulation, weight loss, and stop bleeding from   ulcers. Acts as a catalyst for other herbs.
(capsicum frutescens or   (2) Arthritis, and rheumatism. Help to ward off colds, sinus infection and sore throats.
 C. annum)(Berries)   (3) Heart, kidney, lungs, pancreas, spleen, and stomach.
    (4) hesperitin, stigmasterol, zeaxathin.
Cedar   (1) Antiviral, antifungal, expectorant, lymphatic cleanser, and urinary antiseptic.
(cedrus libani)   (2) Can be used externally for warts.
 (leaves and tops)   (3) Stimulate immune system and increase venous blood flow.
    (4) Borneol, quinic acid
Celery   (1) As a diuretic, antioxidant and sedative. Reduces blood pressure, relieves muscle spasms, and improves appetite.
(Apium graveolens)   (2) Arthritis, gout, and kidney problems.
 (plant, Roots and seeds)   (3) joints and kidney
     (4) ferulic acid, scopoletin, shikimic acids, vitamins A, B1, B2, B3, B5, B6, C, E and K.
Chamomile   (1) Diuretic and nerve tonic.
(Matricaria recutita) (Flowers, plant)   (2) Reduces inflammation, stimulates the appetite, and aids digestion and sleep, colitis, diverticulosis, fever, headache and pain, stress and anxiety, indigestion and insomnia
    (3) Digestion and nerve system
    (4) Apigenin, azulene, gentisic acid, luteolin, quercetin, rutin salisilic acid
    (5) Do not use for pregnancy.
Chanca piedra   (1) Diuretic.
(phyllanthus nituri) (entire plant)   (2) Inflammation and bacteria and viral infection, kidney stones, gallstones, colds, flu, digestion, asthma, bronchitis, diarrhea, pain relief, fever, sexually transmitted diseases and muscle spasms.
    (3) Helpful for removing kidney stones
    (4) Methyl salicylate, quercetin, quercitrin, rutin, and saponins.
    (5) NA
Chaste tree   (1) Calming and soothing effects. Relieves muscle cramps. Regulates and normalizes hormone levels and menstrual cycles,
(Vitex agnuscastus)   (2) Symptoms of PMS and menopause.
 (fruit and leaves)   (3) NA
    (4) flavonoids, limonene, progesterone, testosterone
    (5) Do not use for pregnancy.
Chickweed   (1) Relieve nasal congestion. May lower blood lipids.
(Stellaria media)   (2) Bronchitis, circulatory problems. Colds. Coughs. Skin diseases and warts
(leaves and stems)   (3) NA
    (4) Genistein, rutin, vitamin c and other nutrients.
    (5) NA
Chuchuhuasi   (1) Stimulates immune system. Stimulate sexual desire and give energy.
(Maytenus krukovit)   (2) Inflammation, arthritis, rheumatism, back pain, muscle spasm, fever, skin tumors, bronchitis, diarrrhea.
(Bark, root and leaves)   (3) Stimulates immune system. Supports the adrenal system and balances and regulates the menstrual cycles.
    (4) Anthocyanidins, catechin.sesquiterpenes, triterpenes.
    (5) NA
Cinnamon   (1) Relieves diarrhea, and nausea, counteracts congestion, aids peripheral circulation.
(Cinnamomun verum)   (2) diabetes, weight loss, years infection and uterine hemorrhaging.
 (Bark, plant)   (3) Warm the body and enhances the digestion, especially the metabolism  of fats.
    (4) camphor, cinnamaldehyde, coumarin,
    (5) NA
Clove   (1) Antiseptic and antiparastic properties. Digestive aid.
(Syzygium aromaticum)   (2) Rlieves toothache and mouth pain.
(lower buds, essential   (3) NA
oil)   (4) cinnamaldehyde, ellagic acid, mehtylsalicylate.
    (5) NA
Comfrey   (1) Beneficial for bedsores, bites and stings, bruses, inflamed bunions, dermatitis, dry skin, bleeding hemorrhoids, leg ulcers, nosebleedings, skin rshes and sunburn.
 (Symphytum officinale)   (2)  Speeds healing of wounds and many skin conditions.
 (leaves and roots)   (3) NA
    (4) chlorogenic acid, rosmarinic acid,
    (5) External use only.
Corn silk   (1) Diuretic,
(zea mays)   (2) lessens the incidence of bed-wetting when taken several hours before bedtime. Carpal tunnel syndrome, edema, obesity, premenstrual syndrome and prostate disorders.
(Styles, stigmas)   (3) Bladder, kidney and small intestine. Opens the urinary tract and removes mucus from the urine.
    (4) dioxycinnamic acid, geraniol, saponin, vitexin.
    (5) NA
Cramp bark   (1) Relieves muscle spasma and pain.
(Vibumum opulus)   (2) Menstrual cramps
(Bark, root)   (3) lower back and leg spasms.
    (4) Esculetin, scopoletin valerianic acid
    (5) Do not use for pregnancy.
Cranberry   (1) Acidifies the urine and prevents bacteria from adhering to bladder cells.
(Vaccinium   (2) Infection of the urinary tract.
mcrocarpon)   (3) Kidney, bladder and skin. Improve memory in older people.
(Fruits)   (4) lutein, malic acid, quercetin.
    (5) NA

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