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31 Herbs found
Salvia Divinorum
Salvia Divinorum
Salvia divinorum is a plant that has been cultivated for use as a hallucinogen. It has also a…
Purported Uses:
  • Recreational use
  • Depression
  • Drug addiction
  • Stress management
SAM-e
SAM-e
SAM-e is produced in the human body from adenosine triphosphate and methionine. Oral…
Purported Uses:
  • AIDS-related myelopathy
  • Alzheimer’s disease
  • Arthritis
  • Chronic liver disease
  • Drug-induced liver toxicity
  • Depression
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Hot flashes
Sarcandra glabra
Sarcandra glabra
Zooncan
Sarcandra glabra, an herb native to Southeast Asia, has been used in traditional Chinese medicine…
Purported Uses:
  • Bruises
  • Bone fractures
  • Arthritis
  • Nausea
  • Internal pain
  • Cough
  • Bleeding disorders
  • Cancer treatment
Sassafras
Sassafras
Sassafras is a perennial tree native to Eastern United States. The Native Americans used infusions…
Purported Uses:
  • Detoxification
  • Inflammation
  • Arthritis
Saw Palmetto
Saw Palmetto
Saw palmetto is a dwarf palm, the fruits of which are used to promote urination, reduce…
Purported Uses:
  • Benign prostatic hypertrophy (BPH)
  • Prostate cancer
  • Promote urination
  • Inflammation
Schisandra
Schisandra
Schisandra has a long history of use in traditional Chinese medicine to treat liver conditions,…
Purported Uses:
  • Cough
  • Diarrhea
  • Indigestion
  • Liver disease
  • Strength, stamina
  • Sweating
Scorpion Venom
Scorpion Venom
Escozul®, Vidatox®, Escozine®
Blue scorpion venom has been marketed to cancer patients, but evidence is mostly based on anecdotes…
Purported Uses:
  • Pain
  • Inflammation
  • Cancer 
  • Treatment side effects
Scutellaria baicalensis
Scutellaria baicalensis
Scutellaria baicalensis is an herb used in traditional Chinese medicine to treat a variety of…
Purported Uses:
  • Cancer
  • Arthritis
  • Hepatitis
Scutellaria barbata
Scutellaria barbata
Scutellaria barbata is a perennial herb prevalent in Korea and southern China. It is used along…
Purported Uses:
  • Infections
  • Cancer
  • Hepatitis
Sea Cucumber
Sea Cucumber
Sea cucumber is a marine invertebrate used in traditional Chinese medicine to treat fatigue,…
Purported Uses:
  • Antiaging
  • Arthritis
  • Cancer treatment
  • Frequent urination
  • Impotence