Hierbas y otros conceptos en Español/Herbs & other concepts in Spanish

Hey Folks, some words and concepts to share in our multiculti world.  Take care!

Ajo – garlic

Ajedrea – savoy

Ajenjo – wormwood or absinthium

Albahaca – Basil

Arándano – cranberry

Arrayan Brabantico – bayberry or wax myrtle

Avena – oats

Cabellera, Visco – mistletoe

Calamento – catnip

Caléndula – calendula

Canela – cinnamon

Cebolla – onion

Cebolletas – chives

Cilantro – coriander

Comino – cumin

Consulda, Sinfrito – comfrey

Coralillo (Mex.) – uva ursi, bearberry

Diente de león, amargón – dandelion

Eucalipto – eucaliyptus

Granadilla – pomegranate

Ginsén – ginseng

Gobernadora – chaparral

Gordolobo – mullein

Grulla – cranesbill, crowfoot, wild geranium, wild alum root

Helapia – elecampane

Hierbabuena, yerba buena – spearment

Hinojo – fennel

Iombriguera – tansy, bitter buttons

Jenjibre – ginger

Lavandula – lavender

Llanten – plantain

Malva Rosea – hollyhock

Malvavisco – marshmallow

Morajes – skullcap

Marrubio – horehound

Mejorana – marjoram

Manzanilla – chamomile or Roman chamomile

Menta piperita – peppermint

Olmo – slippery elm

Ortiga o primagamosa (DR) – nettles

Paja (palitos) de avena – oat straw

Pasionaria – passion flower

Perejíl – parsley

Pimentón – cayenne pepper

Plumajillo – yarrow, milfoil

Regaliz – licorice

Reibardo – turkey or China rhubarb

Romero – rosemary

Ruble – oak (white, euro, black, red)

Ruda – rue

Sábila – aloe vera

Salvia – sage

Sauce – willow

Sauquillo – cram bark, high cranberry

Sena – senna

Tomillo – thyme

Valeriana – valerian

Verbena de limón – lemon verbena

Veronica – culver’s or black root, tall speedwell

Yerba Paherera – chickweed

Zapatilla de Señorita – Lady’s slipper, nerve root

Zarzaparilla – Sarsaparilla

Zumaque – sumac, smooth & scarlet

Otros conceptos

Anthelmintica (antilombrices) – anthelmintic

Antitussiva – anti cough

astringente – astringent (tightens the tissues and mucus membranes)

calcio – calcium

Carditónica – heart tonic

Carminativa – carminative

Centeno – rye

Cholagoga – cholagogue

Decocción – decoction

Diaforético – diaphoretic

Diuretica – diuretic

Expectorante – expectorant

fitoterapia – phytotherapy, plant therapy

Fósforo – phosphorus

Hiero – iron

Infusión – infusion

Laxativa – laxative

Maceración – maceration

Nervina y sedativa – nervine & sedative

Nervino – nervine

Molibdeno – molybdenum

Percolación – percolation

Sulfura – sulphur

tintura – tincture

tónico – tonic


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