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 epilepsy, including the type of seizures experienced and predisposing factors of this disease. The traditional Chinese treatment approach is contrasted with western medicine, and many herbs are listed that have been used in the treatment of epilepsy, along with safety information. Nutritional and lifestyle recommendations are also included. Herbs mentioned include: black cohosh, hyssop, lobelia, bupleurum, skullcap, peony, cinnamon, ginseng, ginger, forskolin, valerian, elderberry, linden, ashwagandha, and chrysanthemum. Learn More
Information on essential fatty acids, what they are, and why they are necessary for overall good health. Includes information on evening primrose, flax, borage, black currant, and hemp oils. Learn More
Information on fibrocystic breast disease. One article questions whether fibrocystic breast disease constitutes a disease process, and offers classifications of benign breast lesions. Other articles offer information on the incidence, identification, possible causes along with nutritional and herbal considerations. Herbs mentioned include: flaxseed, dandelion, fennel, angelica, burdock, licorice, wild yam, sarsaparilla, vitex, blue cohosh, hops, echinacea, goldenseal, squaw vine, evening primrose oil, mullein, pau d'arco, poke, and red clover.