About Meomaste Remedies

Meowmaste Remedies is a site dedicated to healing through nature.  We feature scads of information about natural herbalism remedies for all manner of ailments and issues.  Tina “Kat” Courtney-Brown, the owner and operator, also provides spiritual counseling and healing sessions in person and over the phone, utilizing her abilities in plant spirit medicine, energy working, …

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Blackberry Root

Name: Blackberry Root Also Known As: Rubus fruticosus, bramble, black berry, thimbleberry Parts Used: Root Properties: Tannins, gallic acid, villosin, starch, calcium oxalate, astringent, tonic, expectorant Summary: Blackberries in general have been coveted for culinary and medicinal benefits for centuries.  Although the entire plant, including the berries, are loaded with nutritional benefits, the root is prized …

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Black Walnut Hull

Name: Black Walnut Hull Also Known As: Juglans nigra, English Walnut, Walnut Fruit Parts Used: Powdered hull Properties: Astringent, laxative, anti-fungal, potassium, purgative, blood purified, antiseptic, disinfectant, anti-bacterial, vitamin C, zinc, tannins, iodine, fungicide, parricide, anti-parasitic Summary: Because Black Walnut Hull has a high dosage of tannins, he is very adept at helping the body ward off …

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Black Cohosh

Name: Black Cohosh Also Known As: Black snakeroot, Bugbane, Rattle Root, Rattlesnake Root.  Do not mistake it for Blue Cohosh, a potentially toxic and totally different herb. Parts Used: Root Properties: Tannins, Actein, Cimicifugin, Formononetin, Salicyclic Acid, Vitamin C, Anti-Inflammatory, Sedative, Resins, Caffeic Acid, Fukinolic Acid, Isoferulic Acid, Estrogenic Activity, Decongestant, Astringent, Anti-Viral, Anti-Bacterial Summary: Black …

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Agrimonia

Name: Agrimonia Also Known As: Agrimony, sticklewort Parts Used: Leaves, flowers, stems Properties: Astringent, tannins, diuretic, promotes food assimilation Summary: On a physical level, Agrimonia helps heal wounds, detoxify internal organs like the liver and kidneys, cures various eye ailments, and to stop excessive bleeding.  Taken as a tea, Agrimonia promotes relaxing sleep and soothes …

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Ailanthus

Name: Ailanthus Also Known As: Tree of Heaven, Chouchun Parts Used: Leaves, stems, roots, bark Properties: Cooling, astringent, upward energy, invasive, induces vomiting, grounding, adaptive, balancing, anti-parasitic, sleep aid Summary: Ailanthus, aka the “Tree of Heaven” (so aptly named!) is a gorgeous deciduous tree native to both China and Taiwan. The Chinese name for Ailanthus is “chouchun”, …

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Astragalus

Name: Astragalus Also Known As: Milk-vetch, locoweed, goat’s thorn, huang qi Parts Used: Root Properties: Flavonoids, immune system booster, telomeres, polysaccharides, provides energy, warming, antioxidant, adaptogen, diruetic Summary: Astralagus is a sacred ancient Chinese medicine, used primarily for anti-aging and longevity properties.  In addition, Astralagus is a tremendous aid for blood disorders like diabetes, excellent …

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Aspen

  Name: Aspen Also Known As: Populus tremuloide Parts Used: Bark Properties: Tannins, flavonoids, stimulant, diuretic, cooling, drying, stabilizing, restoring, anti-parasitic Summary: In addition to being a stunning, mystical tree, Aspen has many health benefits.  Taken internally, the bark of the tree helps with bladder infections and incontinence, digestion, fevers, malaria, appetite (especially with anorexia), jaundice, …

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