Oct 292012
 

Biblical Herbal Alternatives to Pharmaceuticals

 

Allium cepa – Onion – Osteoporosis – Caltrate

Allium sativum – Garlic -Hypercholesterolemia – Lipitor

Anethum graveolens – Dill – Gas – Mylanta

Armoracia rusticana – Horseradish – Sinusitis -Sudafed (Bronchosis Robitussin)

Artemisia herba-alba – White Wormwood – Malaria – Chloroquin

Boswellia sacra – Frankincense – Arthrosis – Celebrex

Brassica nigra – Black Mustard – Cancer – Lorenzo’s Oil?

Capparis spinosa -Caper – Cancer -Tamoxifen

Carum carvi – Caraway – Cancer – Tamoxifen

Ceratonia siliqua – Carob – Diarrhea – Kaopectate

Cichorium intybus – Chicory – Dyspepsia – Mylanta

Cinnamomum aromaticum – Cassia – Diabetes -Sulfonylurea

Cinnamomum verum – Ceylon cinnamon – Diabetes -Sulfonylurea

Citrus medica – Citron – Cancer -Tamoxifen

Commiphora myrrha – Myrrh – Hypothyroidism – l-Thyroxine

Coriandrum sativum – Coriander -Mercury Chelation – purified sulfur oxide

Crocus sativus -Saffron -Moderate Depression – imipramine (30 mg vs 100 mg/day)

Cuminum cyminum – Cumin – Diabetes – Cuminaldehyde = ½ acarbose (a-glucosidaseinhibitor)

Curcuma longa – Turmeric – Arthritis – Celebrex

Eruca sativa – Rocket – Adrenoleukodystrophy – Lorenzo’s Oil

Ferula gummosa – Galbanum – Bacterial Sepsis – Antibiotics (X15567258);

Gossypium herbaceum – Levant Cotton – Male Contraceptive (Gossypol) – NAPA

Juniperus communis – Red Cedar- Condylomata -(Podophyllotoxin) Podophyllin

Laurus nobilis – Bayleaf – Migraine – Sumatriptan

Mentha longifolia – Biblical Mint – Alzheimer’s -Cognex

Myrtus communis – Myrtle – Edema – Oxyphenylbutazone

Nardostachys jatamansi – Spikenard – Hyperkinesis – D-amphetamine (or chlorpromazine)

Nigella sativa -Black Cumin – Asthma – Albuterol

Origanum syriacum – Lebanese Oregano – Backache – Percoset

Papaver somniferum – Poppy – Cough – Contac

Prunus dulcis – Almond – Cancer – Laetrile

Ruta chalepensis – Fringed Rue – Insect Repellent – Deet

Silybum marianum – Milk Thistle – Hepatitis C – Interferon

Sinapis arvensis – Charlock – Sinusitis – Sudafed

Trigonella foenum-graecum – Fenugreek- Alactea – NAPA

Urtica dioica – Nettle – Hay Fever -Dristan

Vitis vinifera – Grape -Chemopreventive – Tamoxifen

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