All the information you need to use herbs safely and effectively
HRF offers more than 200 Herb Information Packets on herbs, specific health conditions, and related topics. Each of these popular compilations contains carefully selected articles, studies, and/or discussions by experts. Most are 40-45 pages long (at least 30), and are continually updated to reflect current research.
Members save $2 on each as long as they remain members, and receive a FREE information packet of their choice when they join the Herb Research Foundation, and when they renew their membership.
Single herb packets contain comprehensive information on the use, safety, dosage, side effects, contraindications and known drug interactions for each herb.
Health condition/related topic packets contain information on a variety of herbs that may be beneficial in supporting health as related to each condition or topic.
Helpful information on allergies, including causes and types of allergies and sinus problems, including sinusitis and congestion. Topics include herbal and nutritional therapy, aromatherapy, homeopathy and hydrotherapy. Alternatives to prescription medications are discussed and a self-test for allergies is also included. Herbs discussed include: licorice, eyebright, lobelia, ephedra, nettles, garlic, ginkgo, feverfew, echinacea, nettles, goldenseal, green tea, ginger, turmeric, horseradish, chamomile, eucalyptus, and bromelain. Learn More
Information on Alzheimer's disease. Nutritional therapy, detoxification, herbs and their actions, and clinical research studies are discussed at length. Possible causes of Alzheimer's and memory loss are examined as well as treatment options. Very informative. Herbs discussed include: ginkgo, rosemary, ginseng, gotu kola, hawthorn, and licorice. Learn More
Information Packet on Anemia. Various types of anemia, the symptoms and causes of anemia, B-12 deficient anemia, iron deficient anemia, folic acid deficient anemia, nutritional and dietary considerations, and hydrotherapy. Herbs mentioned include: dandelion, gentian, raspberry, nettle, burdock, yellow dock, hawthorn, and hops. Learn More
Information on antimicrobial and antiviral herbs, and herbs that increase immune response. Discusses the dangers of bacteria resistance to pharmaceutical antibiotics and offers herbal alternatives that are effective against: gram positive bacteria like streptococcus, staphylococcus and myco bacteria, gram negative bacteria like salmonella and E. coli, as well as herbs that are effective in the treatment of tuberculosis, pneumonia, bronchitis, influenza, trichomonas, candida, malaria and herpes. Herbs discussed include: garlic, usnea, goldenseal, lomatium, Oregon grape root, ginger, Echinacea, elder, astragalus, reishi, shiitake, acacia, aloe, grapefruit seed extract, juniper, licorice, sage, wormwood, eucalyptus, honey, and cryptolepsis. Learn More
Information describing free radicals, their effects on the body, and the role of antioxidants in eliminating them. Vitamins, nutrition, diet, and herbs are discussed, as well as healthy lifestyle suggestions to help prevent free radical damage. Herbs mentioned include: echinacea, garlic, milk thistle, schizandra, ginkgo, ginseng, pycnogenol, green tea, ginkgo, grape seed, lemon balm, red wine, and barley grass. Learn More