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.
Western and Asian medical views of breast cancer, including symptoms and treatments from both perspectives. There is an article on the TCM approach to treatment of breast disorder, professional therapies and commonly used Chinese formulations. In addition are several shorter articles on various natural remedies for breast tumors and cancer. Herbs discussed include: garlic, poke root, echinacea, red clove, reishi, rosemary, burdock, flax, soy, green tea, lemon grass, basil, ginger, cumin, mint, ginger, bromelain, and more. Learn More
Information about the Essiac formula. It discusses the research and history that is available on this formula. It provides the reader with the recipe for Essiac, and some sources for purchasing the herbs, and /or more information about Rene Caisse's work. Includes articles on sheep sorrel, slippery elm, burdock, Indian rhubarb and more. Learn More
Extensive information on unconventional cancer treatments, including a review of experimental studies that used various herbs in the treatment of cancer and immunodepression. Herbs noted for their anti-tumor actions are also included. Chemotherapy is discussed. Some herbs mentioned include: astragalus, aloe vera, garlic, green tea, turmeric, ginseng, mistletoe, pau d'arco, shiitake, reishi, licorice, echinacea, maitake, citrus pectin, cordyceps and bromelain. Learn More
Information on chronic candidiasis. This packet describes the typical profile of candida sufferers and contains a candida questionnaire. Nutritional therapy is discussed. Herbs mentioned include: black walnut, garlic, barberry, pau d'arco, echinacea, tea tree oil, aloe vera, astragalus, ginseng, shiitake, goldenseal, chamomile, and milk thistle. Learn More
Information Packet on carpal tunnel syndrome, including the symptoms, causes, and various treatment options. Surgical treatment is contrasted with vitamin, herbal, and nutritional therapies, chiropractic, acupuncture, and various bodywork techniques. Stress management, exercises, and healthy work environment strategies are also discussed. Herbs mentioned include evening primrose oil, ginkgo, scullcap, passionflower, lobelia, and arnica. Learn More