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.
Information on herbs helpful for PMS, menstrual disorders, pregnancy, lactation, menopause, fibrocystic breasts, vaginitis, cystitis, viral STD's, and other women's health concerns. There is information on the female reproductive system, the menstrual cycle, plant hormones, and how to use herbs to address different concerns. Herbs mentioned include: vitex, lemon balm, cramp bark, chamomile, St. John's wort, angelica, dandelion, peppermint, raspberry, lavender, cranberry, nettles, evening primrose, passionflower, sage, wild yam, black cohosh, shepherd's purse, garlic, linden, squawvine, motherwort, blue cohosh, dong quai, blessed thistle, and soy. Learn More
Useful information on herbs that have been used as appetite suppressants and for weight loss purposes. Important safety information is also included regarding the use of herbal stimulants for weight loss. Research studies are also cited. Herbs mentioned include: garcinia, licorice, cayenne, plantain, mate, ephedra, kola nut, cassia, cascara sagrada, kelp, green tea, yohimbe, dandelion, white willow and senna. Learn More
Information on ailments that affect the eyes. Topics include glaucoma, conjunctivitis, night blindness, macular degeneration, cataracts, diabetic retinopathy and sties. Herbal, nutritional and other dietary supplement therapies are discussed. External remedies and compresses are also included. Herbs mentioned include: eyebright, bilberry, ginkgo, barberry, pasque flower, chamomile, evening primrose, garlic, goldenseal, echinacea, thyme, chickweed, dusty miller, and forskolin. Learn More