Dried Herb List by botanical name

This is a list of the herbs that we stock in our dispensary as ingredients for making supplements, creams and medicines. If you wish to purchase an ingredient that is not available on the website please call us or email mailorder@napiers.net. Please note that we will not supply any Schedule III herbs to any one unless they are a qualified medical herbalist and are registered with Napiers as an approved practitioner.

Many prescription medications cannot be taken with herb or food products. Please ask if you are unsure.

Click here to see the list ordered by common name.

Botanical name Common Name
Achillea millefolium Yarrow Flowers
Acorus calamus Sweet Flag Root
Aesculus hippocastanum Horse Chestnut Seed
Agrimonia eupatoria  Agrimony Herb
Agropyron repens Couch Grass Rhizome
Alchemilla vulgaris Lady's Mantle Leaf
Allium sativum Garlic bulb
Aloe vera Aloe Resin
Alpinia officinarum Galangal Root
Althaea officinalis fol Marshmallow Leaf
Althaea officinalis rad Marshmallow Root
Ammi visnaga Khellin Seed
Andrographis paniculata  Andrographis herb
Anemone pulsatilla Pulsatilla Herb
Anethum graveolens Dill seed
Angelica archangelica Angelica Root 
Angelica sinensis Dong Quai Root
Apium graveolens Celery Seed
Arctium lappa Burdock Root
Arctostaphylos uva ursi Bearberry Leaf
Arnica montana Arnica Flowers
Artemisia abrotanum Southernwood herb
Artemisia absinthium Wormwood
Artemisia annua Sweet Wormwood
Artemisia vulgaris Mugwort
Asclepias tuberosa Pleurisy Root
Ascophyllum nodosum Kelp
Astragalus membranaceus Astragalus Root
Azadirachta indica Neem leaf
Ballota nigra Black Horehound
Baptisia tinctoria Wild Indigo root
Barosma betulina Buchu leaf
Berberis vulgaris Barberry bark
Betula pendula White Birch
Borago officinalis Borage
Boswelia serrata Olibanum gum
Bupleurium chinense Chai Hu
Calendula officinalis Marigold
Camelia sinensis Green tea
Capsella bursa pastoris Shepherds Purse
Capsicum annuum Cayenne pepper
Carum cavi Caraway seed
Caulophyllum thalictroides Blue Cohosh
Centaureum erythraea Centaury
Centella asciatica Gotu Kola
Cephaelis ipecacuahna Ipecacuahna
Cetraria islandica Iceland Moss
Chamaelirium lutea False Unicorn Root
Chamaemelum nobile Roman Chamomile
Chelone glabra Balmony
Chionanthus virginicus Fringe Tree
Chicorum intybus Chicory
Chondrus crispus Irish Moss
Cimicifuga foetida Sheng Ma
Cimicifuga racemosa Black Cohosh
Cinnamomum verum Cinnamon Bark
Cnicus benedictus Blessed Thistle
Codonopsis pilosula Dang Shen
Cola nitida Cola Nut
Coleus forskohlii Makandi
Collinsonia canadensis Stone Root
Commiphora molmol Myrrh Gum Resin
Commiphora mukul Guggul
Coptis chinensis Golden Thread (Huang Lian)
Coriandrum sativum Coriander seeds
Crataegus fructus Hawthorn Berry
Crataegus fol & flos Hawthorn Leaf and flower
Curcuma longa Turmeric root
Cynara scolymus Artichoke Leaf
Cytisus scoparius Broom Tops
Daucus carota Wild Carrot Herb
Dioscorea opposita Shan Yao
Dioscorea villosa Wild Yam
Echinacea angustifolium Echinacea
Eleutherococcus senticosus Siberian Ginseng (Eleuthero) Root
Elletaria cardamomum Cardamon Fruit
Epilobium parviflorum Small Flowered Willow Herb
Equisetum arvense Horsetail Herb
Erythraea centaurium Centaury herb
Eschscholzia califonica California Poppy herb
Eucalyptus gobulus Eucalyptus Leaf
Eucommia ulmoides Du Zong
Euonymus atropurpureus Wahoo bark
Eupatorium perfoliatum Boneset Herb
Eupatorium purpureum Gravel Root
Euphrasia officinalis Eyebright Herb
Fagopyron esculentum Buckwheat Herb
Filipendula ulmaria Meadowsweet herb
Foeniculum vulgare Fennel seed
Fucus vesiculosus Bladderwrack thallus
Fumaria officinalis Fumitory Herb
Galega officinalis Goats rue Herb
Galium aparine Cleavers Herb
Gentiana lutea Yellow Gentian root
Geranium maculatum American Cranesbill Root
Geum urbanum Avens Herb
Ginkgo billoba Ginkgo Leaf
Glechoma hederacea Ground Ivy Herb
Glycyrrhiza glabra Licorice Root
Glycyrrhiza juice block Licorice Juice Block
Glycyrrhiza uralensis Chinese licorice
Grindelia robusta Grindelia Herb
Guaiacum officinale Lignum vitae Wood
Gymnema sylvestre Gymnema Leaf
Hamamelis virginiana Witch Hazel
Helonias dioica False Unicorn root
Harpagophytum procumbens Devils Claw Root
Hibiscus subdariffa  Hibiscus flowers
Humulus lupulus Hops Strobile
Hydrangea arborescens Hydrangea Root
Hypericum perforatum St Johns Wort Herb
Hyssopus officinalis Hyssop Herb
Ilex paraguensa Mate tea
Inula helenium Elecampane
Iris florentina Orris root
Iris versicolor Blue Flag
Jasminum officinal Jasmine flowers
Jateorrhiza palmata Calumba
Juglans cinerea Butternut root bark
Juniperus communis Juniper berry
Lactuca virosa Wild Lettuce
Lamium album White Deadnettle
Larrea tridendata Chapparal leaf
Lavendula angustifolia Lavender Flowers
Leonurus cardiaca Motherwort Herb
Leptandra virginica Culvers Root
Ligusticum porteri Osha Root
Lippia citriodora Lemon verbena leaf
Lomatium dissectum Lomatium Root
Lycium barbarum Gou Qi Zi
Lycopus virginicus Bugleweed herb
Mahonia aquifolium Oregon Grape Root
Marrubium vulgare White Horehound Herb
Marsdenia condurango Condurango Bark
Matricaria recutita German Camomile Flowers
Medicago sativa Alfalfa Herb
Melilotus officinalis Melilot Herb
Melissa officinalis Lemon Balm Leaf
Mentha piperita Peppermint Leaf
Mentha pulegium Pennyroyal Herb
Mentha spicata Spearmint leaf
Menyanthes trifoliata Bogbean Herb
Mitchella repens Partridge Berry Herb
Myrica cerifera Bayberry Root Bark
Nasturtium officinale Watercress herb 
Olea europa Olive leaf
Paonia lactiflora White paeony
Panax ginseng Ginseng Root
Panax notoginseng TienChi
Parietaria diffusa Pellitory of the wall Herb
Passiflora incarnata Passion Flower herb
Paullinia cupana Guarana Seed
Petrosellenum sativum Parsley Leaf
Peumus boldus Boldo Leaf
Phytolacca americana Poke Root
Picrasma excelsa Quassia Chips
Pimpinella anisum Aniseed
Piscidia erythrina Jamaican Dogwood bark
Plantago lanceolata Plantain Leaf
Plantago psyllium Psyllium
Polygonum bistorta Bistort Root
Polygonum multiflorum He Shou Wu / Japanese knotweed
Populus balsaifera Balm of Gilead Buds
Populus tremuloides Poplar Bark
Potentilla erecta Tormentil Root
Primula veris flos Cowslip Flowers
Primula veris rad Cowslip Root
Prunus serotina Wild Cherry bark
Pulmonaria officinalis Lungwort Herb
Quercus robur Oak bark
Ranunculus ficaria Pilewort Herb
Rehmannia glutinosa Shu Di Huang
Rhamnus catharticus Buckthorn Bark
Rhamnus purshiana Cascara Sagrada Bark
Rheum officinale Rhubarb Root
Rhodiola roseaus Rhodiola root
Rhus aromatica Sweet Sumach Bark
Rosa canina Rose hip shell
Rose spp. Rose buds
Rosemarinus officinalis Rosemary Leaf
Rubus idaeus Raspberry Leaf
Rumex crispus Yellow Dock Root
Ruscus aculeatus Butchers Broom Root
Ruta graveolens Rue Herb
Salix alba White Willow Bark
Salvia miltiorrhiza Dan Shen
Salvia officinalis Sage
Sambucus nigra Elder (flower and berry)r
Sanguinaria canadensis Blood Root
Saponaria officinalis fol Soapwort herb
Saponaria officinalis rad Soapwort root
Schisandra chinensis Wu Wei Zi
Scrophularia nodosa Figwort Herb
Scutellaria baicalensis Baikal Skullcap Root
Senna alexandrina fol Senna leaf
Senna alexandrina pod Senna Pod
Serenoa repens Saw Palmetto Berry
Silybum marianum Milk Thistle Seed
Smilax ornata Sarsaparilla Root
Solanum dulcamare Bittersweet stems
Solidago virgaurea Golden Rod
Spirulina Spirulina
Stachys officinalis Wood betony
Stellaria media Chickweed
Stillingia sylvatica Queens Delight Root
Symphytum officinale Comfrey
Symplocarpus foetidus Skunk Cabbage Root
Syzigium aromaticum Clove Bud
Syzigium cumini Jambul Seed
Tabebuia impeteginosa Pau D'arco Bark
Tanacetum vulgare Tansy Herb
Taraxacum officinale Dandelion
Thuja occidentalis Tree of Life Herb
Thymus serpyllum Wild Thyme Herb
Thymus vulgaris Thyme Herb
Tilia europea Lime Flowers
Tribulus terrestris Puncture vine
Trifolium pratense Red Clover Flowers
Trigonella foenum grecum Fenugreek seed
Trillium pendulum Beth root
Turnera diffusa Damiana
Tussilago farfara Coltsfoot
Tylophora astmatica Asthma weed
Ulmus fulva Slippery elm
Uncaria tormentosa Cats Claw Bark
Urginea maritima Squills
Urtica dioica Nettle (Stinging)
Vaccinium myrtillus Bilberry
Valeriana officinalis Valerian Root
Verbascum thapsus Mullein
Verbena officinalis Vervain Herb
Viburnum opulus Cramp Bark
Viburnum prunifolium Black Haw Bark
Vinca minor Periwinkle Herb
Viola odorata Sweet violet leaf
Viola tricolor Heartsease Herb
Vitex agnus castus Chaste Tree Berry
Withania somnifera Ashwaganda Root
Yucca filamentosa Yucca Root
Zanthoxyllum fructus Prickly Ash Berry
Zanthoxyllum cortex Prickly Ash Bark
Zea mays Cornsilk
Zingiber officinalis Ginger Root

 

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