Astragalus Root- Huang Qi
Also known as The Protector and leader of all tonics
Values: Tonic, energizer, Immuno-stimulent, antimicrobial, cardiotonic , adaptogenic, diuretic, anti-inflammatory
For fluid balance- helps stabilize every body process from healthy cell production to toxin elimination
Tonic for energy and renewal
Heart tonic- strengthens the cardiovascular system, lowers blood pressure, stimulates circulation
Immune energy- recover from exhaustion, illness, radiation, chemotherapy
Revitalize white blood cells/ increases immune cells and stimulate the production of natural antibodies and natural interferon which your body uses to fight diseases
Restores adrenal function; strengthens digestive
In Chinese medicine, Astragalus is used to strengthen a unique form of energy that is called "protective energy"- this is the ability to combat stress
Helps us adapt to external factors such as weather changes, defend us from outside invaders that will weaken our energy
Facilitator: works like a catalyst to enhance the healing properties of other herbs
Renewal of liver proteins, tissue regeneration
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Black Cohosh- Cimicifuga racemosa
Key actions: Astringent, alterative, antispasmodic, anti-inflammatory, pain killer, sedative, mild expectorant, uterine tonic, diuretic
Vitamin A, B1, B2, B3, C, K, phosphorus, calcium, magnesium, potassium, iron, manganese, zinc, tannins, volatile oil
Often used for balancing and normalizing women's hormone production
Nervine and muscle relaxant
Boost mental function and improve nervous system
Effective in treating infertility naturally
Improves peripheral circulation for better blood flow
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Burdock Root- Arctium lappa
Key actions: Inhibits growth and development of microorganisms, detoxifying remedy, cleanse for kidneys and blood, tonic.
Often used to treat skin problems, support the immune system during infection and chronic illness, blood cleanser.
Acne, boils, eczema, and tonsillitis will benefit from the herb's ability to stimulate release of waste products from the cell.
May be used in any situation in which the body needs increased clearance of waste products.
High in electrolyte potassium, antioxidant, prevents from diseases, and health promoting properties.
Butterfly Pea- Clitoria Ternatea
Contains Anthocyanins and proanthocyanidin, a power antioxidant that helps increase the collagen and elasticity in skin cells.
Improves blood flow throughout the body especially to the capillaries in the eyes. This helps the eyes to adjust quickly in changes in light-- great for eye health.
Detoxes the body from any harmful toxins as well as cleansing for the urinary tract.
Boosts brain power- used in traditional Ayurvedic medicine as a memory enhancer- reduces stress and depression.
For healthy hair- promotes dark, lustrous, thick hair. High in Bioflavonoid which stimulate hair growth.
Immune system support- defends your body against disease-causing microorganisms.
Skin health- helps the skin glow and maintain healthy skin
Anti-inflammatory, anti-depressant, antioxidant
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Cat Nip (catmint)- Nepeta cataria
Key actions: Mild astringent, mild antibiotoic, anti-inflammatory, soothing sedative, stomachic, antispasmodic, relaxant
Properties: Vitamins A, B, C, calcium, iron, magnesium, manganese, phosphorus, potassium, selenium
Soothing sleeping aid- gentle way for a more restful sleep. Also has a calming effect on the mind and body.
Stress relief- soothing and sedative for the nerves, eases internal stress, anxiety, stops internal spasms, soothes digestive distress, fights indigestion, heartburn and gas.
PMS- Does well for cramps and premenstrual tension.
For drug and nicotine withdrawal- eases stress internal tension that comes from withdrawal.
Natural anti-acid for stomach distress
Cation: When taking with other sedatives, catmint can amplify the sedative effects of the medication.
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Chaste Berry- Vitax agnus castus
Key actions: Hormone balancer, stimulates breast milk.
One of the few herbal medicines known to have a progesterone-type activity within the body.
Infertility: Ability to fine estrogen and progesterone release through the menstrual cycle. Can improve fertility and increase the chances of conception.
Acts on the pituitary gland; improves menstrual regularity.
Usually taken on awakening in the morning when the pituitary gland is most active.
Menstrual disorders: aid irregularity and premenstrual syndrome, relieve menstrual symptoms such as breast tenderness, fluid retention, headache and premenstrual tension, hot flashes and mood swings, heavy menstrual bleeding/pains.
Other uses: treat acne-- linked to raised male hormone levels. Other hormonal effect include increased breast milk production in lactating mothers.
(German) Chamomile- Matricaria chamomille
Key actions: Anti-allergenic, anti-inflammatory, relaxant, relieves spasm, soothes digestion
Treats aches, pains and cramps- body relief for muscle aches, strains, arthritic pain and menstrual cramps.
Boosts immunity due to its antibacterial properties
Maintains glucose levels in body
Reduces inflammations and helps to fight infections in the bladder
Relieves nausea, relaxes tension and stops vomiting
Used to treat eye inflammations and used as a bronchial relaxant
Dong Quai (Chinese Angelica)- Angelica sinensis
Key actions: Digestive tonic, female reproductive tonic, relieves menstrual pain, blood tonic, hormone stabilizer, anti-viral, anti-fungal, relieves constipation
Properties: Vitamins A, B3, B12, C, E, iron, calcium, zinc, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, tannins
Help maintain a normal menstrual cycle,end hot flashes, and ease menstrual pain.
Promotes blood circulation.
A dispersing herb- one that can "move" stagnated body fluids, such as blood, and redistribute the fluids throughout the body.
Eases bloating and calms the entire digestive tract.
Stabilizes estrogen/progesterone production
Should not be used during pregnancy
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Clove- Syzygium aromaticum
Key actions: Anti-mutagenic, anti-inflammatory, antioxidants, antibacterial, antifungal, immune health, antiseptic, antimicrobial analgesic
Properties: Iron, magnesium, calcium, phosphorous, potassium, zinc, vitamin C, vitamin B6, B12, A, E, D, K, omega-3 fatty acids
Improves digestion by stimulating the secretion of digestive enzymes
Liver protection, improves respiratory system, relieves joint, muscle and bone pain, muscle relaxant
Preserve bone density and mineral content of bone
Oral health: Soothes toothaches and rids bad breath
Treats headaches, earaches, skin problems (blackheads, whiteheads, pimples, scarring and scaly skin)
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Cinnamon- Cinnamon zaylanicum
Key actions: Lower cholesterol, regulates blood sugar levels, anti-bacterial.
Helps relieve gas, bloating, nausea, and indigestion.
Good source of manganese, fiber, iron, and calcium
Has moderate antibacterial and anti-fungal activity
In colds, flu, chest infection, and coughs, cinnamon has a pleasant treatment that can be safely given to children.
Taken long term, cinnamon helps strengthen blood flow to the hands and feet-- helps those with poor peripheral circulation.
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Coriander Seed- Coriandrum sativum
Antibacterial, Antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, vitamin A, C, K, iron, calcium, phosphorus, zinc, manganese, magnesium, copper, potassium, beta-carotene
Help remove heavy metals- mercury, aluminum, lead from the brain, decreases toxin level in the colon, improves eye vision,
Protects the nervous system, aids in digestive and cardiovascular systems, help promote bowel movements and a healthy liver
Helps the pancreas stimulate the secretion of insulin, lowers bad cholesterol and raise good cholesterol
Healthy skin, bone and hair- powder with oil and apply on scalp. Prevents hair loss and strengthen the hair
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Damiana- Turnera aphrodisiaca
Key actions: Diuretic, kidney tonic, stimulant, aphrodisiac, alterative, nervine, relaxant, yang tonic, bitter
Properties: Vitamin A, B1, B2, C, iron, magnesium, manganese, potassium, phosphorus, selenium, zinc, volatile oil, falvonoids, antioxidant
Indicated for sexual stimulation, increases energy, oxygenates genital area, treatment for asthma, depression, impotance and menstrual problems
A longevity herb- restores exhausted nerves and spirit, restores libido, builds red blood cells
For men, Damiana stimulates testosterone and treats prostate problems
Strengthen the reproductive systems of both men and women
Relieve excess mental activity and nervous debility
Useful for ex-smokers and help weaning smokers; less desire to drink alcohol
Mild mood enhancer, alleviate stress, anxiety and mild depression
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Dandelion Leaf/Root- taraxacum officinale
Properties and values: Vitamins A, B , C, D, iron, potassium, tannins, diuretic, digestive tonic, detoxifier, liver cleanser, mild laxative
Gentle blood cleanser
Detox remedy for the liver and kidneys
For poor appetite and digestion- digestive tonic, and poor liver function
Root has a beneficial actions on the stomach, liver, pancreas, urinary tract, colon, and increases digestive secretions including bile and tendency to stabilize blood sugar levels
Helpful in a number of chronic skin complaints such as acne, boils, and eczema
Removes pesticides, pollutants, contaminants, wastes, and toxins that collect in your joints- helps prevent arthritic inflammations
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Echinacea- Echinacea angustifloia
Key actions: Antibacterial, antiviral, antimicrobial, antioxidant, blood cleanser, immune-enhancing
Properties: Vitamins A, B-complex, C, and E, iron, magnesium, manganese, potassium
Stimulate the body's ability to resist infection and counter toxicity
Bacterial infections- sinusitis, tonsillitis, chronic bronchitis
Stimulates production of white cells and regulates red blood cells.
A lymph system cleanser, tumor-inhibitor, and a anti-allergenic.
A great recovery for colds, flu, viruses, gland swelling, lymph congestion, and rebuilds immune system from prolonged use of antibiotics.
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Elderflower- sambuca nigra
Key actions: Reduces inflammation of the mucous membranes, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antiviral, induce sweat.
For cold symptoms: Flu and mild fever
Taken to improve resistance to infection and reduce a tendency toward reoccurring colds, sore throats, and coughs.
Clears the upper respiratory tract and removes mucus from the lungs to minimize allergic reactions.
Anticatarrhal (inflammation of the mucous membranes, helps remove access mucus), diuretic, treats Candidiasis, helps control allergic symptoms, promotes the production of urine, eliminates metabolic waste products from the body.
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Estafiate- Grandmother Sage
Antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory, anti-parasitic, stomachic
Eases PMS symptoms
Tonic for liver- protects liver from variety of toxins.
Treatment for sluggish digestion, colitis, gastritis, any form of intestinal inflammation, and stimulate bile secretion.
For wounds, burns, bruises, muscle and joint pain
Soothing for nerves
For food poisoning
Remedy for arthritis and rheumatism-
Treats diabetes- stabilizes glucose levels
Contains a compound called thujone- inhibits several types of bacteria and fungus including Candida.
Vitamin A, vitamin B complex, vitamin C, calcium, potassoum, phosphorous and iron
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Ginger Root- Zingiber Officinalis
Properties: Anti-bacterial, anti--inflammatory, anti-tumor- anti-cancer
Slows down the loss of brain cells which helps protect against Alzheimer's Disease and any age-related decline in brain function
Aids in digestion- helps with cramps, bloating, gas, diarrhea, constipation, and mucus in the stool
Helps relax the intestines
Aids in weight loss, suppresses appetite
Manages blood sugar level
Relieves tired muscles and boosts nutrient absorption
Reduces arthritic absorption
Improves circulation, clears sinuses, provides pain relief, boosts immune system, cleanses the lymphatic system, flushes out toxins and kills bacteria
Ginkgo - Ginkgo Biloba
Antioxidant, circulatory stimulant, improves mental performance, protects nerve tissue
Improves blood flow through the arteries in the brain.
Protects the central nervous system from oxidative damage.
Strengthen memory and cognitive function.
Slows down deterioration in mental function (dementia/Alzheimer's Disease)
For concentration- mental alertness, improves mood, reduces lethargy
Supports healthy circulation- improves mood and reduces lethargy, opens up blood vessels, improving vein and eye health
Reduces clogging of arteries by inhibiting the formation of plaque- prevents heart disease
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Ginseng- Panex Ginseng
Adaptogen, antidepressant, aphrodisiac, nervine, stimulant, immune tonic
Properties: Saponins, vitamins B1, B2, B12, D, iron, magnesium, manganese, copper, zinc
Promotes endurance, relaxes the nervous system and improves nerve growth, improves mental awareness, encourages proper hormonal functions, improves lipid levels, lowers cholesterol.
Used to increase the appetite and bodily energy, eases childbirth, increases fertility of women.
Help strengthen in depleted states and promotes longevity, aids physical endurance
Acts as a male tonic and treats sexual dysfunction in men
Reduces DNA damage, inhibits cancer cells, and repairs cells
White Tea, Green Tea, Oolong, Black Tea- Camellia Sinensis
Key actions: Diuretic, antioxidant, antiviral, anti-inflammatory, expectorant, stimulant, analgesic, astringent
Aid in weight loss- curves hunger, helps regulate blood sugar levels, reduce high blood pressure,
Reduce free radicals, increases immunity, improves health on hair, skin and nails
Vitamin C, zinc, manganese, potassium, folic acid, polyphenols- flavonoids & catechins increases energy and fat oxidation
Increases immunity, improves health on bones, teethe, hair, skin and nails.
For cardiovascular and immune systems, promotes mental alertness, strengthens nervous system, full of antioxidants, in return prevents cancer cells from forming.
Black Tea: For oral health- reduces plaque formation and restricts bacteria growth that promotes the foundation of cavities and tooth decay
Heart heath- help block DNA damage associated with toxic chemicals
Reduces levels of stress hormone cortisol
Healthy digestive tract
Helps enhance blood flow to the brain
Stimulates the metabolism and respiratory system as well as the kidneys
Honeybush- Cyclopia intermedia
Key actions: antioxidant, antiviral, anti-inflammatory, expectorant, anti-bacterial
Zinc, copper, iron, calcium, sodium, potassium
Improves the immune system- the antioxidants help prevent the immune system from oxidative stress
Protects from inflammatory diseases- the phenolic compound helps prevent chronic inflammatory diseases and lessens inflammation
Phytoestrogenic activity relieves menopausal and menstrual symptoms
Eases stomach ailments- stomach aches, cramps, pain, discomfort in the digestive system
Encourages restful sleep
Helps break down existing fats and prevent from developing fats
Promotes heart health, improves circulation and bone health
Soothes the nervous system- eases nervousness, insomnia, mild depression, headache, irritability
Hawthorn Leaf/Berry- Cratagus oxyacantha
Key actions: Antioxidant, heart tonic, lowers blood pressure, relaxes blood vessels, diuretic, antispasmodic
Properties: Vitamins A, B-complex, C, iron, magnesium, manganese, potassium, phosphorous, Saponins, tannin
"Food for the heart"
Works directly to the heart to slow its rate, improve oxygen uptake, and increase its pumping efficiency
The berries and leaves contain high levels of procyanidins, flavonoid, compounds which have a strong antioxidant activity that supports healthy circulation.
Opens the arteries and enhances blood circulation through the body.
Improves the blood supply to the brain, in return helps improve memory and ability to concentrate.
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Lemon Balm- Melissa Officinalis
Key actions: Antidepressant, relieves muscle spasm, antihistamine, antiviral, antibacterial, antioxidant, encourages sleep by improving mood and mental calmness, thyroid regulator
Properties: rosmarinic acid, flavonoids, tannins, volatile oil
Relaxes muscles and tonic for nervous system
Relaxing tonic for anxiety, mild depression, restlessness, and insomnia.
For allergies and asthma- relieves tension and respiratory healing
Attuned to kidneys and urinary tract to cleanse toxins and renew strength.
Digestive distress- soothes entire digestive tract to relieve spasms, indigestion, gas, and colic
Lemongrass- Cymbopogon Citratus
Key actions: Antibacterial, anti-fungal, antimicrobial, antioxidant, diuretic, antiseptic
Properties: Vitamin A, B1, B2, B3, C, potassium, copper, magnesium, manganese, zinc, iron
Helps flush and cleanse toxins from the body.
Reduces LDL cholesterol levels, in return prevents the accumulation of lipids from the blood vessels.
Improves blood flow and prevents cardiac disorders.
Stimulates bile flows and improves digestion
Calms the muscles and nerves
Contains citral- helps in inhibiting the growth of hepatic cancer cells.
Healing effects on dermatological infections and yeast infections.
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Lemon Verbana- Lippa Citriodora
Key actions: Relieves spasms, sedative, expectorant
Aid in relaxation and for sleep difficulties
Help ease mind and body from stress
Fragrant sedative that eases spasms, settles the stomach, fights indigestion and flatulence, reduces fevers and is a stimulant for the skin
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Licorice Root- Glycyrrhiza glabra
Key actions: Tonic, anti-inflammatory, antiviral, antiallergic, antiarthritic, expectorant-promotes discharge of mucus, immune-boosting, reduces stress, diuretic
Properties: Vitamin A, B-complex, B2, B3, B5, C. E, iron, magnesium, potassium, volatile oil
Help ease acid re-flux at night
Soothe gastrointestinal problems- indigestion, stomach ulcers
Cleansing for the respiratory system- for allergies, asthma
Relieve stiffness and pain on joints and muscles
Tones the spleen, benefit chi, stop coughs, soothe the lungs, clear heat from body, and a detoxifier.
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Linden Flower/Lime Flower- tilia europaea
Key actions: Mild sedative, nerve tonic, induces sweat
Relieving tension headaches, migraines, sinus congestion
Excellent remedy for head colds and mild fevers as well as nasal and sinus catarrh
Relieve anxiety and tension on head and neck
Helps aid poor sleep
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Milk Thistle leaf/seed- Silybubm marianum
Key actions: antioxidant, protects liver, antiallergenic, for liver energy
Protects liver against poisoning, toxicity, and inflammatory damage
Detox for the liver
Regenerate damaged tissue
Reduces inflammation of the liver and gallbladder
Improves digestion by stimulating bile production
Treat cirrhosis of the liver and chronic hepatitis
Recovery treatments- withdrawal from alcohol/drugs, recover from side effects of liver-damaging medications, to recover from chemotherapy or radiation treatments, aid recovery from liver diseases
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(Stinging) Nettle- Urtica Dioica
Key actions: Anti-allergenic, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, blood cleanser, tonic, diuretic, aids in digestion
Relieve pain and inflammation and support tissue repair
Rich in iron, calcium, and silica, potassium, magnesium, manganese, zinc
Remedy for heavy menstrual bleeding, reducing blood loss
Excellent reproductive tonic for men and women
For gentiourinary system and strengthen weak kidneys and essential for vitality and energy
Stimulates the lymph, endocrine and circulatory systems
Supports the adrenals and treats anemia, liver problems, arthritis and menstrual pains
Treat asthma and allergies- reduces the amount of histamine that is produced in the body.
Oregano- Origanum Vulgare
Antioxidant, anti-cancer, anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial
Properties: calcium, folate, magnesium, iron, niacin, vitamins A,, C, E, K
Mediterranean herb is an effective remedy for treating a number of ailments due to its ability to detoxify the body
Health benefits: Treats acne, cough/cold, arthritis, asthma, muscle pain, digestive disorder, dandruff, toothache, bronchitis, headache, bloating, fatigue, allergies, cancer, heartburn, earache, intestinal parasites, menstrual cramps, UTI, boosts energy levels; repels insects
Rosmarinic acid & thymol- powerful antioxidant compounds that have been closely linked to reducing oxidative stress in the body
Defends the body against a wide range of bacteria that can affect the skin, gut; increases the production of white blood cells
Heart health: natural form of omega-3 fatty acids- helps balance cholesterol levels and reduce inflammation in the cardiovascular system
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Passion Flower- Passiflora incarnata
Key actions: Aids sleep, relaxant, relieves pain, mild sedative, antispasmodic, mild euphoric, antibaterial
Properties: Vitamin A, C, calcium, magnesium
Improves circulation to the nerves and tones nervous system
Takes the edge off worry and anxiety
Relieve a racing heart and tension headache
Relieves muscle pain
For nervous disorders: nervous tension, hyperactivity, irritability, twitching, anxiety, agitation, exhaustion
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Peppermint- Mentha piperita
Values: Stimulant, antispasmodic, stomachic, diaphoretic, nervine, antiseptic, analgesic, astringent, decongestant, tonic, expectorant
Properties: Volatile oil, menthol, vitamin A and B-complex, vitamin C, flavonoids, tannin, iron, magnesium
For chest and nasal congestion, headaches, nervous tension/stress, nausea, stomach cramps, toothaches and cavities, body odor
Indigestion- Calms the muscles of stomach and increases flow of bile.
Itching and skin irritation
Colds and flu- menthol thins mucus
Rhubarb Root- Rheum palmatum
Key actions: Antibacterial, blood cleanser, antioxidant, laxative.
Properties: Vitamin C, K, B-complex, calcium, copper, iron, potassium, manganese, magnesium
Well-tolerated and moderately powerful laxative
Positive influence on the liver, gall bladder and intestines
Helps fight against a range of bacteria, fungi, viruses
Aids in weight loss, increases the levels of good cholesterol, aids in digestion, improves bone health- bone growth and repair
Improves blood circulation- stimulates the production of new red blood cells.
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Raspberry Leaf- Rubus Idaeus
Key Actions: Antioxidant, astringent, anti-inflammatory, anti-septic, aids preparation for child birth, antidiarrheal
Properties: Vitamin A, C, E, iron, zinc, calcium, magnesium, potassium, phosphorus, phenolic acids, tannins and falvonoids
Aid to childbirth and act on the womb, relaxing the cervix and tones the muscles that contract during labor
Enhance fertility for women and men
The vitamins in raspberry leaf help boost a pregnant women's immune system and facilitate healthy bone and skin development for the baby
Help control heavy menstrual bleeding and balance irregular menstrual cycle, relieve stomach aches and leg cramps
Could be used to gargle for sore throats and poultice for wounds and burns
Wet raspberry leaves applied directly to a wound reduces inflammation and tightens the mucus membranes
Rhodiola Rosea Root
Stimulates nervous system, enhance work and exercise performance, eliminating fatigue and acts as an adaptogen
Increase resistance against a variety of chemical, biological, physical stressors and help the body to recover homeostasis
Anti-hypoxia- Hypoxia is a condition in which the body is deprived of oxygen supply- Rhodiola provides efficiency of oxygen
Anti-diabetic- lover the blood glucose level and increases the level of reduced GSH- glutathione
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Rosemary- Rosemarinus officinalis
Key actions: Antiseptic, antioxidant, analgesic, expectorant, decongestant circulatory tonic, digestive tonic, astringent, relaxant, antispasmodic, antibacterial, antidepressant, diuretic
Properties: Vitamin A, C, B6, iron calcium, magnesium, Rosmarinic acid- potent flavonoid with powerful antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties, tannins
Improves heart, lung and mental function.
Cognitive stimulant- improve memory and increase focus.
Aroma of rosemary improves mood, clears the mind, and relieves stress.
Stomach soother- remedy for upset stomachs, constipation, bloating. Help regulate bowel movements and gastrointestinal system.
Stimulates blood flow- boosts production of red blood cells.
Pain reliever for headaches and migraines
Help flush out toxins- pathogens, excess salts, and fat.
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Rose Hips- Rosa canina
Key Actions: Diuretic, antioxidant, blood tonic, anti-viral, anti-aging, hormone regulator, tension relief , nutrient tonic
Properties: Vitamin A, B-complex, C, D, malic acid, antioxidant, bioflavonoids, calcium, iron, silicon, selenium, magnesium, manganese, phosphorus, potassium, zinc
Healing aid for tissue, skin, muscles, and bones; tones organs; clears mucous congestion
Acts on a cellular level for repair and regeneration, fights cell damage
Cleansing for respiratory tract
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Rose Petals- Rosa Centifolia
High vitamin A, B3, C, D, E content, rich in bioflavonoids, citric acid, malic acid, tannins, and zinc
Anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antibacterial, anti-depressant, mild diuretic
Builds a strong immune system, a digestive aid, maintains urinary tract health, supports adrenal glands and central nervous system
Increases blood flow, delivers healthy skin and hair and a remedy for sluggishness
Expels toxic unwanted waste in the systems
Relieves congestion for the female reproductive system; treats menstrual irregularities
Helps open up the lungs, aids in decongesting the nasal passages and sinuses
Calming for the mind/body/spirit
Increases blood flow to the hair follicles
Remedy for sluggishness and constipation
Healthy skin- aids in acne, promotes essential collagen production
Sage- Salvia officinalis
Key actions: Antiseptic, antibacterial, astringent, antispasmodic, relaxes peripheral blood vessels, sedative, circulatory stimulant, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant
Properties: Vitamin A, B1, B2, B3, C, K, calcium, iron, magnesium, manganese, phosphorus, potassium, zinc, volatile oil, tannins, flavonoids, rosmarinic acid
Brain booster- increase recall abilities and concentration
Anti-inflammatory for cardiovascular system, arthritis, gout, respiratory and gastrointestinal tracts.
Helps lower blood sugar levels, digestive remedy, stimulant for sluggish livers, disinfectant for nasal congestion, tonic to the reproductive system.
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Sarsaparilla- Smilax officinalis
Key actions: Diuretic, antiseptic, antibiotic, mild laxative, tonic, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, anti-bacterial, adrenal stimulant, diaphoretic, blood purifier
Omega-3 fatty acids, sarsapic acid, iron, calcium, potassium, copper, magnesium, vitamin A, D
For men: help fight hair loss, improve fertility and sexual function and muscle mass to body
For hormone balancing, skin care, sex drive
Treats skin infections- eczema, psoriasis
Ease swelling on gout and arthritis
Improve the function of the body's circulatory system and promote liver function
Internal cleaner to remove toxins- help remove mucus in the lungs, push out toxins through pores in sweat, through urine, and intestines through bowel movements
Side effects: Shortness of breath and harmful of kidneys when consumed in excess amount
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Sheep's Sorrel - Rumex acetosella
Key actions: Anti-inflammatory, anti-cancer, diuretic effect to increase urine production by the kidneys, laxative, antioxidant, antibacterial, immune system booster, astringent
Claimed cancer cure with the Essiac tea formula
Properties: Vitamin C, vitamin A, D, E, K, calcium, potassium, phosphorus, tannins, zinc
Treatment for fever and generalized inflammation
Increases urine flow to remove toxins and bacterial infections
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Slippery Elm Innerbark - Ulmus rubra
Key actions: Antioxidant, relieve inflammation, nutritive
Soothes heartburn, irritable bowel, and bronchitis
Coats the inner lining of the stomach and intestines, relieving acidity, irritability, and inflammation
Contains iron, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, selenium, zinc, beta-carotene, and vitamins B1, B2, B3, and vitamin C
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Key actions: Antiseptic, mild nerve sedative, tonic, astringent, diuretic
Strengthens the uterus and relieves congestion of the uterus and ovaries.
Aid in labor and childbirth (taken last weeks of pregnancy)
Best known for the relief that is offers pregnant women and new mothers.
Ease abdominal pain during menstruation and heavy bleeding
Treats vaginal infections
Often used in combination with raspberry leaf.
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Properties: Vitamin A, vitamin C, folic acid, riboflavin, copper, potassium, calcium, iron, selenium, zinc and magnesium, niacin, thiamin, tartaric acid, antioxidant
Skin benefits: Exfoliating agent, remedy for cellulite, moisturizes and tones skin, anti-aging, cures acne
Hair benefits: Prevents hair loss, helps treat oily scalp, keeps hair strong
Health benefits: Antiseptic, aids weight loss, good to drink during pregnancy, treats jaundice, cures Malaria, soothes inflammation, cures mouth ulcers, works as a cleansing agent for skin, kidneys, pineal gland, stomach, blood stream, liver, natural fluoride detox, boosts immune system, improves nerve function and aids proper blood circulation.
The pulp of tamarind is a rich source of fiber, which increases bowel movements and prevents constipation.
The fiber also binds to toxins in the food and protects the colon mucosa from cancer-causing chemicals.
The fiber in tamarind also binds bile salts (produced from cholesterol) and decreases their reabsorption in the colon. This helps LDL cholesterol levels from the body.
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Thyme- Thymus vulgres
Key actions: Antibacterial, antifungal, antioxidant, antiseptic, antispasmodic, expectorant, relaxant, tonic, decongestant, expels worms
Properties: Volatile oil, flavonoids, tannins, vitamin B-complex, C, D, magnesium
Disinfects the air passages, soothes coughing and stimulates clearance of phlegm.
Strengthen respiratory tract, opens bronchial tubes for cleansing, and a decongestant for the chest.
Cleanses respiratory tract of fungal, bacterial, microbial, and viral infections
For urinary tract and kidney infections.
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