OUR SUPER HERBS
Contains a large quantity of nutrients and is one of the best sources of chlorophyll. Treats arthritis, gout and rheumatism, and has a proven cholesterol-lowering effect. Also has been shown to possess antibacterial action and it contains at least one protein with known anti tumor activity.
Scientists have observed a very significant smooth muscle relaxation property in ANGELICA extracts. A common use is for the treatment of digestive disorders, including flatulent colic, stomachaches, indigestion, nausea, stomach cramps, vomiting, and anorexia. Daniel B. Mowrey, Ph.D., “Angels in our Ale,” JurakXpress, February 2003
A traditional diuretic, blood cleanser, and for treating rheumatism. It also has a blood pressure lowering property, antioxidative principle, and sedative activity and has been shown to possess insulin-like activity and to suppress adrenaline hyperglycemia. Daniel B. Mowrey, Ph.D., The Scientific Validation of Herbal Medicine, 2, 3, 180.
Chamomile calms the nerves and induces a state of pleasant relaxation. It appears to simply reduce anxiety due to its well-documented anti-inflammatory properties, which involve the nervous system at various levels.
Used specifically for the health of the liver and related organs and glands. It is high in inulin, a form of carbohydrate easily assimilated by diabetics and hence is a potential source of nutritional support for diabetics. Observed to benefit people with colitis, liver congestion, gallstones and several forms of liver insufficiency.
Has antibacterial and several anti-inflammatory components. It can stimulate the appetite, promote the secretion of saliva and gastric, liver, pancreatic and intestinal juices and accelerate the emptying of the stomach. It stimulates the gall bladder, pancreas, and the mucous membranes of the stomach, thus increasing secretion of digestive juices and enzymes.
Hops have been used as a mild sedative and sleeping aid and have been shown to have antispasmodic action, explaining its use as a tonic for the stomach. The primary use is to calm and tone nerves and help induce sleep.
Horehound affects the respiration directly by dilating vessels and acting as a serotonin antagonist. It is a popular cough remedy, used in many bronchial medications due to a high content of volatile oil. Daniel B. Mowrey, Ph.D., The Scientific Validation of Herbal Medicine, 131, 242.
Silicon is used in the growth and repair of bone and tissue. HORSETAIL is the best silicon producer; stops bleeding, helps build up the blood, and possesses good antibiotic action and has been used to mend connective tissue and bone.
Licorice Root reinforces the body’s ability to withstand attack from pathogens. It can treat stomach ailments and prevent and heal skin problems. It has anti-cholesterol activity and is also used to increase the health of the liver and adrenal glands and thus treat Addison’s disease.
Mallow Common has been used as food and medicine in Europe since the time of ancient Greece and Rome. It is a useful anti-inflammatory agent for the respiratory tract, skin, and gastrointestinal tract. Both MALLOW leaf and flower preparations are approved for relief of sore throats and dry coughs. http://www.herbalpharmacist.com
Malva is said to be an aromatic, stimulant and carminative. It is used to treat snakebites, stomach and intestinal cramps, loss of appetite and headache. Hibiscus Abelmoschus, PDR for Herbal Medicines, 896-897.
Passion Flower used as a mild sedative that reduces anxiety, nervous tension, high blood pressure, and encourages sleep. including cramps that inhibit sleep. This herb does not produce sedation in healthy individuals who need to remain active and awake, but removes the anxiety and tension that prevents sleep.
Peppermint is used to aid digestion; combat gas, increase the flow of bile, heal the stomach and liver, etc. The volatile ingredients have been used to invigorate the mind, improve mood and relax a tense nervous system. It also has spasmolytic, antiulcer, anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties.
Quassia stimulates secretion of gastric juices, increases appetite and aids digestion. It may have choleretic properties. Quassia Amara, PDR for Herbal Medicine, 1077.
Sarsaparilla is known as a blood purifier and tonic by promoting better circulation, improving liver and kidney action, insuring regular bowel movements, or by opening the pores of the skin to clear up skin problems.
Research has demonstrated the berry’s effect on body weight, general health and disposition, tranquilization, venereal disease, appetite stimulation and reproductive health. It also helps prevent and treat benign prostatic hypertrophy and dramatically reduces the size of the enlarged prostate and restores function.
Thyme is used to calm upset stomachs, kill bacteria, relax the smooth muscles of the stomach and uterus, increase expectoration, kill worms, and improve the secretion of digestive enzymes. Can lessen severity and incidence of menstrual cramps and reduce back and joint pain. Daniel B. Mowrey, Ph.D., “Good Things Await, Somewhere In Thyme”, JurakXpress, April 2003