HERBS NOT TO USE: Water hemlock, holly, yew All three are poisonous!
Alder Bark: Eases toothaches Bindweed: Fastens sticks to broken legs to keep them in place. Blackberry Leaves: Eases the swelling of bee stings. Borage Leaves: Produces more and better milk and brings down fevers. Burdock Root: Lessens the pain of infected rat bites. Burnet: Keeps a cat's strength up Catchweed: Stops poultices from being rubbed off without hurting the skin. Catmint: Used for greencough and whitecough. Celandine: Used to soothe damaged eyes. Chamomile: Strengthens the heart and soothes the mind. Also given to traveling cats for strength. Chervil: Used for infected wounds and bellyaches. Chickweed: Used for greencough. Cob Nuts: Used to stop blood cots. Cobwebs: Used to stop bleeding and bind broken bones. Coltsfoot: Used to ease breathing or kitten-cough, as well as cracked or sore pads. Comfrey Root: Repairs broken bones or soothes wounds. Also used for wrenched claws. Can be used for itching or for inflammation on stiff joints. Daisy Leaf: Eases the pain of aching joints. Dandelion: Thought to soothe and heal bee stings. Its leaves can also be chewed to act like a painkiller. Dock: Soothes scratches, though can sting when being applied. Soothes sore pads. Fennel: Helps pain in the hips. Feverfew: Reduces body temperature for cats with fever or chills. Also heals aches and pains, especially good for headaches. Goldenrod: Good for healing wounds. Heather Nectar: Makes swallowing easier and sweetens mixtures. Honey: Soothes infections, smoke-damaged or sore throats, helps cats swallow other concoctions, helps soothe coughing, and gives energy. Horsetail: Treats infections and stops bleeding. Ivy Leaf: Used by ShadowClan medicine cats to store other herbs. Juniper Berries: Soothes bellyaches, gives strength, and helps troubled breathing. It is also used to help calm cats. Lamb's Ear: Gives a cat strength. Lavender: Cures fever and chills. Also a herb used to hide the scent of death. Mallow Leaves: Soothes bellyaches. Marigold: Stops infection. Stops bleeding. Used for inflammation of stiff joints. Mint: Hides the scent of death. Mouse Bile: Used to get rid of ticks. Oak Leaf: Stops infection from setting in. Parsley: Stops a queen from producing milk if her kits die, don't need milk anymore, or are producing too much milk. Also used to cure bellyache. Poppy Seeds: They can help a cat sleep, soothe shock or distress, or ease pain. Not recommended for nursing queens. Ragwort Leaves: Treats aching joints and keeps a cat's strength up. Ragweed: Gives a cat extra strength and energy. Raspberry Leaves: Could possibly ease pain, or stop bleeding. Rosemary: Hides the scent of death. Rush: Helps hold a broken limb in place. Snakeroot: Thought to heal poison. Sorrel: Traveling herb. Stinging Nettle: Induces vomiting, or brings down swelling. Can be mixed with comfrey to help heal broken bones. Helps with wounds. Sweet-sedge: Eases infection. Tansy: Cures coughs. Can be used to cure wounds and poisons. Stops cats from getting greencough. Soothes throats. Tormentil: Its root is good for treating all wounds and extracting poison. Thyme: Calms nervousness, anxiety, and cats who are in shock. Watermint: Eases the suffering that originates from a bellyache. Wild Garlic: Prevents infection, especially rat bites. Willow Bark: Eases pain. Willow Leaves: Stops vomiting. Wintergreen: Treats wounds and some poisons. Yarrow: Extracts poison from wounds. Will make a cat vomit up toxins. The ointment will soften and help heal cracked pads.