CALENDULA
Source: 
Flower petals.
Content: 
Carotene, calenduline, lycopine, saponin, resin, essential oil.
Uses: 
Anti-inflammatory. Reduces fever. Indicated for neuritis and toothache. Assists in regulating the menstrual cycle. Useful for skin disorders, such as rashes, sunburn, diaper rash.

CASCARA SAGRADA
Source: 
Bark
Content: 
Anthraquinone, B-complex vitamins, calcium, cascarosides, essential oils, inositol, manganese, potassium.
Uses: 
Colon cleanser. Laxative. Indicated for colon disorders, constipation, and parasitic infestation.

CATNIP
Source: 
Leaves.
Content: 
Acetic acid, biotin, buteric acid, choline, citral, dipentene, essential oils, folio acid, inositol, lifronella, limonene, manganese, nepetalic acid, pantothenic acid, para-aminobenzoic acid, phosphorus, sodium, sulfur, valeric acid, vitamins A, B1, B2, B3, B6, and B12
Uses: 
Reduces fever (catnip tea enemas work especially quickly). Stimulates appetite, digestion and slee; relieves stress, anxiety, inflammation, pain, and stress. Indicated for colds and flu. Cats love it.

CAT’S CLAW
(UNA DE GATO)
Source: 
Inner bark, roots.
Content: 
Plant sterols, polyphenols, proanthocyanidins, oxindole alkaloids, quinovic acid glycosides, triterpenes.
Uses: 
Intestinal cleanser, antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, enhances white blood cell action. Indicated for intestinal problems and viral infections. May be helpful for AIDS, arthritis, cancer tumors or ulcers. Do not use when pregnant.

CAYENNE
(RED PEPPER)
Source: 
Berries.
Content: 
Apsaicine, capsacutin, capsaicin, capsanthine, capsico, cobalt, folic acid, pantothenic acid, para-aminobenzoic acid, zinc, vitamins A, B1, B2, B3, B6, and C.
Uses: 
Helpful for digestion, circulation, arthritis, rheumatism, colds, sinus infections, and sore throats. Stops bleeding from ulcers. A tonic for the heart, kidneys, lungs, pancreas, spleen, and stomach. Good for pain when applied topically. Enhances the effect for other herbs.

CEDAR
Source: 
Leaves, tops.
Content: 
Borneal, bornyl acetate, camphor, flavonoids, isothujone, mucilage, tannins, thujone.
Uses: 
Antiviral, antifungal, stimulates immune system, increases venous blood flow. Expectorant, lymphatic cleanser, urinary antiseptic. Use externally for warts.

CELERY
Source: 
Juice, roots, seeds.
Content: 
B-complex vitamins, iron, vitamins A and C.
Uses: 
Antioxidant, sedative, reduces blood pressure, relieves muscle spasms, improves appetite. Recommended for arthritis and kidney problems. Use sparingly while pregnant.

CHAMOMILE
Source: 
Various parts.
Content: 
Antheme, anthemic acid, anthesterol, apigenin, calcium, chamazulene, essential oils, iron, magnesium, manganese, potassium, tannic acid, tiglic acid, vitamin A.
Uses: 
Anti-inflammatory, diuretic. Stimulates appetite, digestion, and sleep. Indicated for colitis, diverticulosis, fever, headaches, and pain. Has a long history of use for stress and anxiety, indigestion, and insomnia. Can be used as a nerve tonic.

CHAPARRAL
Source: 
Leaves
Content: 
Nordihydroquaiaretic acid, sodium, sulfur, zinc.
Uses: 
Free radical scavenger. pain reliever. Protects against radiation and sun exposure. Good for skin disorders. Reduces formation of tumors and cancer cells.

CHICKWEED
(STARWEED)
Source: 
Various parts.
Content: 
Biotin, choline, copper, inositol, para-aminobenzoic acid, phosphorus, potash salts, rutin, silicon, sodium, vitamins B6, B12, C, and D. Good source of vitamin C and other nutrients.
Uses: 
Indicated for bronchitis, circulatory problems, colds, coughs, skin diseases, and warts. Reduces mucus in the lungs.

CINNAMON
Source: 
Bark
Content: 
Cinnamic aldehyde, essential oils, eugenol, metholeugenol, mucilage, sucrose, starch, tannin.
Uses: 
Indicated for: diarrhea, nausea, congestion, peripheral blood circulation, digestion, fat metabolism, digestive problems, diabetes, weight loss, yeast infection, uterine hemorrhaging, fungal infections. Use sparingly during pregnancy.

CLOVE
Source: 
Flower buds, essential oil.
Content: 
Caryophylline, eugenol, eugenyl acetate.
Uses: 
Antiseptic, antiparasitic, digestive aid. Essential oil (diluted) is applied topically for relief of toothaches.

COMFREY
(KNITBONE)
Source: 
Leaves, roots.
Content: 
Allantoin, consolidine, mucilage, phosphorus, potassium, pyrrolizidine, starch, tannins, vitamins A, C and E.
Uses: 
Helps the healing of wounds and skin conditions. Helpful for: bedsores, bites and stings, bruises, inflamed bunions, bums, dermatitis, dry skin, bleeding hemorrhoids, leg ulcers, nosebleeds, psoriais, scabies, skin rashes, sunburn. Not recommended during pregnancy.

CORN SILK
Source: 
Stamens.
Content: 
Alkaloids, cryptoxanthin, fluorine, malic acid, oxalic acid, palmitic acid, panthothenic add, resin, saponins, silicon, sitosterol, tartaric acid, vitamin K.
Uses: 
Diuretic. Helpful for the bladder, kidneys, and small intestine. Can be used with other kidney herbs to open the urinary tract and remove mucus from the urine. Useful for bed-wetting, carpal tunnel syndrome, edema, obesity, premenstrual syndrome, and prostate disorders.

CRANBERRY
Source: 
Juice from berries.
Content: 
Alpha D-mannopyranoside, vitamin C. A good source of vitamin C.
Uses: 
Recommended in cases of urinary tract infections as it acidifies the urine and prevents bacteria from adhering to the bladder.