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Daisy

— Bellis perennis. Family Compositae. Daisy is primarily applied for severe inflammatory coughs, associated with any condition. It can also be used for arthritic and rheumatic conditions, as well as liver and kidney diseases. Daisy is said to be a potent remedy for diarrhea.

Damiana

— Turnera diffusa. Damiana has been applied and is still used by native tribes of Mexico to enhance sexual libido and fight erectile dysfunction. It is also considered to be a good remedy for depression.

Dandelion

— Taraxaci mongolici, Taraxacum officinale. Family Compositae. Dandelion is primarily used for the conditions of digestive tract. It providers sufficient digestion, increases appetite, and promotes juice secretion. Additionally, it’s applied for liver and gallbladder conditions, as it helps induce sufficient bile movement from gallbladder.

Desert tea

— Ephedra spp. Desert tea is primarily used to induce urination, due to which fact it’s applied for kidney and bladder conditions. Moreover, the plant is also applied to purify blood and the organism in whole. Occasionally, desert tea is used for fevers.

Devil's Claw

— Harpogophytum procumbens. Devil’s Claw is applied as a gastric stimulant, as it’s capable of inducing gastric juice production and thus enhancing the digestive activity. Devil’s Claw is also believed to be helpful in arthritis, but this effect is still not proven by the studies.

Dhataki

— Woodfordia fruticosa, Lythrum fruticosum, Woodfordia floribunda. Family Lythraceae. The plant is employed to treat diarrhea, dysentery, stimulate the digestive system. It is additionally used to prevent internal bleeding, hemorrhoids, and leukorrhea.

Dianthus

— Herba dianthi. Family Caryophyllaceae. The herb is used to promote urination, relieve bacterial infections, especially those occurring in the genital and urinary tracts, decrease arterial tension, and treat constipation or menstrual irregularity induced by damp heat.

Dill

— Anethum graveolens. Family Umbelliferae. The herb is used to relieve a range of digestive conditions, including stomach complaints, cramps, flatulence, and colic, associated with it. It is especially beneficial for colic in children. Additionally, the herb can be applied to treat insomnia, and promote milk production.

Dog's mercury

— Mercurialis perennis. The plant has been occasionally applied for constipation. It is also believed to treat rheumatism and stomach conditions. Not recommended for internal application.

Dogbane

— Apocynum androsaemifolium. Dogbane is primarily used for digestive conditions, like dyspepsia, constipation, as well as hepatic diseases and gallstones. It is additionally applied to relieve coughs and induce perspiration.

Dried bamboo sap

— Succus bambusae. Dried bamboo sap is successfully applied to treat coughs which are induced by yellow phlegm. It promotes expectoration successfully, and is greatly valued by Chinese herbalists.