BARBERRY
Source: 
Bark, berries, roots.
Content: 
Berbamine, berberine, berberrubine, columbamine, hydrastine, jatrorrhizine, manganese, oxycanthine, palmatine, vitamin C.
Uses: 
Reduces heart rate, breathing, bronchial constriction. Do not use if pregnant. Promotes intestinal movement. Kills bacteria on skin.

BAYBERRY
Source: 
Root bark.
Content: 
Acrid and astringent resins, albumin, berberine, essential oil, gum, lignin, mycricic acid, mtricinic acid, starch, sucrose, tannic and gallic acids.
Uses: 
Indicated for circulatory disorders, fever, hypothyroidism, ulcers, eyes and immune system. Clears congestion, assists circulation, lowers fever. Astringent. Helps stop bleeding.

BILBERRY
Source: 
Entire plant.
Content: 
Fatty acids, flavonoids, hydroquinone, iron, loeanolic acid, neomyrtillin, sodium, tannins, ursolic acid.
Uses: 
Helps control insulin levels. Diuretic. Antiseptic for the urinary tract. Indicated for: hypoglycemia, inflammation, stress, anxiety, night blindness, cataracts. Strengthens connective tissue. When taken internally can interfere with iron absorption

BIRCH
Source: 
Bark, leaves, sap.
Content: 
Betulin, creosol, creosote, guaiacol, methyl salicylate, phenol.
Uses: 
Diuretic, anti-inflammatory, pain reliever. Helpful in joint pain and urinary tract infections. Used externally, good for boils and sores.

BLACK COHOSH
Source: 
Rhizomes, roots.
Content: 
Actaeine, cimicifugin, estrogenic substances, isoferulic acid, oleic acid, palmitic acid, pantothenic acid, phosphorus, racemosin, tannins, triterpenes, vitamin A.
Uses: 
Indicated for: blood pressure, cholesterol, mucus production, cardiovascular & circulatory disorders, arthritis, poisonous snake bites, relieving hot flashes, menstrual cramps, morning sickness, pain. Induces labor and aids in childbirth, so should not be used during pregnancy until needed for delivery.

BLACK WALNUT
Source: 
Husks, inner bark, leaves, nuts.
Content: 
Ellagic acid, juglone, mucin
Uses: 
Assists digestion and healing of mouth or throat sores. Cleanses the body of some parasites. Also indicated for bruising, fungal infection, herpes, poison ivy, and warts.

BLESSED THISTLE
Source: 
Various parts.
Content: 
Cincin, essential oils.
Uses: 
Anti-inflammatory, circulatory aid, blood purifier, liver healer, and heart strengthener. Increases appetite and stomach secretions. Has been recommended as a brain food. Good for female disorders and increases milk flow for nursing mothers.

 BLUE COHOSH
Source: 
Roots.
Content: 
Calcium, coulosaponin, folic acid, gum, inositol, iron, leontin, magnesium, methylcystine, pantothenic acid, phosphoric acid, phosphorus, potassium, salts, silicon, starch, vitamins B3 and E.
Uses:. 
Indicated for memory problems, menstrual disorders, nervous disorders, and muscle spasms. Helpful for childbirth as it stimulates uterine contractions. Do not use in first sixth months of pregnancy.

BONESET
Source: 
Flower petals, leaves.
Content: 
Essential oils, eupatroin, resin, sugar, tremetrol, wax.
Uses: 
Laxative. Anti-inflammatory. Indicated for bronchitis and fever-induced aches and pains. Helps clear congestion, loosen phlegm, reduce fever, increase perspiration, and calm the body. Can become toxic with long-time use.

BORAGE
Source: 
Leaves, seeds.
Content: 
Calcium, essential oil, gamma-linolenic acid, linoleic acid, linolenic acid, mucilage, oleic acid, palmitic acid, potassium, tannins.
Uses: 
Tonic for adrenals. Balances glands. Contains valuable minerals and essential fatty acids helpful to cardiovascular function and healthy skin and nails.

BUCHU
Source:
Leaves. (Leaves should not be boiled.)
Content: 
Barosma camphor, diasmin, essential oils, l-enthone, hesperidin, mucilage, resin acid, linolenic acid, mucilage.
Uses: 
Anti-inflammatory for the colon, gums, mucous membranes, prostate, sinuses, and vagina. Indicated for bladder and kidney problems, diabetes, digestive disorders, fluid retention, and prostate disorders. Particularly helpful for bladder infections.

BURDOCK
Source: 
Roots, seeds.
Content: 
Arctiin, biotin, copper, essential oils, inulin, iron, manganese, sulfur, tannins, zinc, vitamins B1, B6, B12 and E.
Uses: 
Blood purifier, restores liver and gallbladder function, stimulates immune system. Good for skin disorders (i.e. boils and carbuncles). Relieves gout symptoms.

BUTCHER’S BROOM
Source: 
Seeds, tops.
Content: 
Alkaloids, hydroxytyramine, ruscogenins.
Uses: 
Anti-inflammatory. Good for bladder, kidney, and circulatory disorders. Indicated for carpal tunnel syndrome, edema, Meniere’s disease, obesity, Raynaud’s phenomenon, thrombophlebitis, varicose veins, and vertigo.