1 Herbal Monographs

Learn more about your herbs!

A monograph is a paper (‘graph’) on a single (‘mono’) topic. We have monographs available for the following herbs ranging in length from about 6 to 25 pages. These can be purchased for $4.00 each (including mailing). These are sent as print papers to your postal address.

– a –
acacia gum [Acacia sp.]
agrimony.Fuchsagar agar [Gelidium amansii] –
agnus castus (see chaste tree berries)
agrimony [Agrimonia eupatoria]
alder [Alnus rubra]
alfalfa  [Medicago sativa]
allspice [Eugenia pimenta] (whole)
aloes (Cape) [Aloe ferox] powder
angelica  [Angelica archangelica]
anise  [Pimpinella anisum]
anise, star  [Illicium verum]
arnica [Arnica montana]
ashwagandha [Withania somnifera]
astragalus [A. membranaceous]
   – b –  
balm melissa (see lemon balm)
barberry bark [Berberis vulgaris]
basil (sweet) [Ocymum basilicum]
bayberry bark [Myrica cerifera]
bay laurel [Laurus nobilis]
benzoin [Styrax benzoin]
birch [Betula alba]
blackberry [Rubus fruticosus]
black cohosh [Cimicifuga racemosa]
black haw bark of  [Viburnum prunifolium]
black willow [Salix nigra]
bladderwrack [Fucus vesiculosus]blackberry.Gerard
blessed thistle [Centaurea benedicta]
blood [Sanguinaria canadensis]
blue cohosh [Caulophyllum thalictroides]
boneset [Eupatorium perfoliatum]
borage [Borrago officinalis]
burdock  [Arctium lappa]
 – c –    
calendula flowers [Calendula officinalis]
caraway  [Carum carvi]
catnip [Nepeta cataria]
cats claw [Uncaria tomentosa]
cayenne [Capsicum annum]
cedar [Juniperus virginianna]
celandine, greater [Chelidonium majus]**
centaury [Centaurium erythraea]
chamomile [German, Matricaria chamomilla]
chaparral [Larrea tridentata]
chaste tree berries [Vitex agnus castus]
chervil [Anthriscus cerefolium]
chickweed [Stellaria media]
chicory  [Cichorium intybus]
cinchona bark [Cinchona officinalis]
cinnamon  [Cinnamomum cassia]
cinquefoil [Potentilla canadensis]
cleavers [Galium aparine]cleavers.Fuchs
cloves [Eugenia caryophyllata]
coltsfoot [Tussilago farfara]
comfrey (leaf) [Symphytum officinalis]
copal [Bursera odorata]
coriander [Coriandrum sativum]
cornflowers [Centaurea cyanus]
cramp bark [Viburnum opulus]
cranesbill [Geranium maculatum]
cubeb berries (whl) [Piper cubeba]
cumin  (whole) [Cuminum cyminum]
    – d –  
damiana [Turnera diffusa]
dandelion leaves [Taraxacum officinalis]
devil’s claw [Harpagophytum procumbens]
dill [Anethum graveolens]
dittany of Crete [Origanum dictamnus
dogwood, American [Cornus florida]
dong quay [Angelica sinensis]
dragon’s blood [Daemomorops draco]
– e –
echinacea  [Echinacea angustifolium]
echinacea  [Echinacea purpurea]
elder flowers [Sambucus nigra]
elecampagne [Inula helenium]
eleuthero [Elutherococcus senticosus]
ephedra, Chinese [Ephedra sinica]
epimedium [Epimedium sagittatum]
eucalyptus leaves [Eucalyptus globulus]
evening primrose [Oenothera biennis]
eyebright [Euphrasia officinalis]
 – f –  
fennel  [Foeniculum vulgare]fennel.Gerard
fenugreek  [Trigonella foenum-graecum]
feverfew [Tanacetum parthenium]
flax  [Linum usitatissimum]
frankincense [Boswellia spp.]
   – g –    
garlic [Allium sativum]
gentian  [Gentiana lutea]
ginger [Zingiber officinalis]
ginkgo biloba [Ginkgo biloba]
ginseng [Panax ginseng]
goldenseal [Hydrastis canadensis]
gotu kola [Hydrocotyle asiatica major]
green tea [Camellia sinensis]
guarana [Paullinia cupana
 – h –    
hawthorne [Crataegus oxycanthus]
henna [Lawsonia inermis]
hibiscus [Hibiscums sabdariffa]
hops [Humulus lupulus]
horehound [Marrubium vulgare]
horsetail [Equisetum arvense]
hyssop [Hyssopus officinalis]
– i-k –
jasmine flowers [Jasminium officinalis]
juniper berries [Juniperus communis]
kava kava [Piper methyst
kola nuts [Cola acuminata]
– l –    
ladies mantle [Alchemilla vulgaris]
lavender [Lavandula vera]
lemon balm  [Melissa officinalis]
lemon grass [Andropogon citratus]
lemon [Citrus limonum]
lemon verbena [Verbena tryphylla]
licorice  [Glycyrrhiza glabra]
lily of the valley [Convallaria majalis]lily of the valley.Gerard
lobelia [Lobelia inflata]
lotus  [Nelumbium speciosum]
lovage [Ligusticum levisticum]
 – m –    
male fern [Aspidium felix mas]
mandrake [Mandragora officialis]
mandrake [American] [Podophyllum peltatum]
marjoram [Origanum marjorana]
marshmallow  [Althea officinalis]
meadowsweet [Filipendula ulmaria]
milk thistle  [Silybum marianum]
mistletoe leaves [Viscum album]
motherwort [Leonurus cardiaca]
mugwort [Artemisia vulgaris]
mullein[Verbascum thapsus]
myrrh [Commiphora myrrha]
myrtle [Myrtus communis]
    – n-o –  
nettles [Urtica dioica]
nutmeg [Myristica fragrans]
oak moss [Evernia prunastri L.]
oat grass [oat straw] [Avena sativa]
orange peel [Citrus sinennsis]
oregano [Origanum vulgare]
Oregon grape  [Mohonia aquifolium]
orris  [Iris florentina]
osha  [Ligusticum porteri]
   – p-q –    
papaya leaf [Carica papaya]
partridge berry [Mitchella repens]
passion flower [Passiflora incarnata]
patchouli [Pogostemon patchouli]
pau d’arco [Tabebuia avelianedae]
pennyroyal [Mentha pulegium]
peony  [Paeonia lactiflora]peony.Gerard
peppermint [Mentha piperita]
periwinkle [Vinca minor]
plantain [Plantago major]
pleurisy  [Asclepias tuberosa]
poke  [Phytolacca decandra]
    – r –  
raspberry [Rubus idaeus]
red clover [Trifolium pratense]
rose [Rosa centifolia]
rose hips [Rosa canina]
rosemary [Rosmarinus officinalis]
rowan [Sorbus sp.]
rue [Ruta graveolens]
    – s –
sage  [Salvia officinalis]
Saint John’s wort [Hypericum perforatum]
sandalwood (red) [Pterocarpus santalinus]
sandalwood (white)  [Santalum album]
sarsasparilla [Smilax officinalis]
sassafras [Sassafras officinalis]
saw palmetto berries [Serenoa repens]
Scotch broom [Cytisus scoparius]
scullcap [Scutellaria lateriflora]
senna [Cassia angustifolia]
slippery elm [Ulmus fulva]
Solomon’s seal [Convallaria polygonatum]Solomon's seal.Fuchs
spearmint [Mentha spicata]
spikenard (American) [Aralia racemosa]
    – t –    
tansy [Tanacetum vulg
tarragon [Artemisia dracunculus]
thuja [Thuja occidentalis]
thyme [Thymus vulgaris]
tragacanth [Astragalus tragantha]
turmeric [Curcuma longa]
 – u-v –
unicorn root, true [Aletris farinosa]
uva ursi [Arcctostaphylos uva ursi]
valerian [Valeriana officinalis]
vervain [Verbena officinalis]
violet [Viola cuculata]
– w-z –
wahoo  [Eunymus atropurpureus]
walnut  [Juglans nigra]
white willow [Salix alba]
wild cherry [Prunus virginiana]
wild lettuce [Lactuca virosa]
wild yam [Discorea villosa]
wintergreen  [Gaultheria procumbens]
witch hazel  [Hamamelis virginiana]
wood betony [Betonica officinalis]wood betony.Gerard
wormwood [Artemisia absinthium]
yarrow [Achillea millefolium]
yellow dock  [Rumex crispus]
yerba mate [Ilex paraguaiensis]
yohimbe [Pausinystalia yohimbe]

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