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01 February 2009

HERBAL MEDICINE



Aloe vera Gel – abrasionsand dermatologic conditions
American Ginseng (Panax quinquefolius) – boost energy, relieve stress, improve concentration and enhance physical or cognitive performance.
Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera) – stress arthritis
Asian gingseng (Panax ginseng) – enhance health and combat stress and disease
Bilberry (Vaccinium myrtillus) – vision and peripheral vascular disorders and as antioxidant
Black Cohosh (Cimicifuga racemosa) – menopausal
Black Currant and Borage oil (Ribes nigrum and Borago offinalis) – anti-inflammatory, rheumatoid arthritis
Capsicum Peppers (Capsicum spp.) – arthritis, neuralgia and other painful treatment
Chamomile (Matricaria recutita) “manzanilla”- skin inflammation, colic, or dyspepsia and anxiety
Chaste tree (Vitex agnus-castus) – menstrual related disorders, PMS, cyclical mastalgia
Chodroitin – osteoarthritis
Coenzyme Q10 – antioxidant
Coltsfoot ( Tussilago farfara ) – cough and other respiratory disoders
Cranberry (Vaccinium macrocarpon) – UTI
Devil’s Claw ( Harpagophytum procumbers) – anti inflammatory and analgesic
Echinacea (Echinacea spp.) – acute viral URI symptoms
Ederberry (Sanbacus nigra) – respiratory tract infection
Ephedra or Ma Huang (Ephedra sinica) Source of ephedrine and pseudoephedrine
Evening Primrose Oil (Oenothera biennis) – eczema, breast pain associated with PMS and inflammatory condition
Fenugreek (Trigonella foenum-graecum) – lowering blood glucose
Feverfew ( Tanacetum parthenium) – migraine headache prophylaxis
Garlic (Allium sativaum)- help prevent cardiovascular disease and cancer
Ginger (Zingiber officinale) –nausea and motion sickness, anti-inflammatory
Ginkgo (Ginkgo biloba) – dementia and intermittent claudication, memory enhancement and treatment of vertigo nad tinnitus
Glucosamine – osteoarthritis
Goldenseal ( Hydrastis Canadensis) – tonic and antibiotic
Gotu Kola (Centella asiatica) – mental support, wound healing and venous disorders
Hawtorn ( Crategus species) – CHF and related cardiovascular conditions
Horebound (Marribium vulgare) – primary cough suppression and expectoration
Horse Chestnut Seed (Aesculus hippocastanum) chronic venous insufficiency
Ivy (Hedera helix) – coughs, rheumatic disordes and skin disease
Kava ( piper methysticum) – mild psychoactive and antianxiety property
Lemon Balm (Melissa officinalis) – sedative and for dyspepsia
Licorice (Glycyrrhiza glabra) – respiratory disorders, hepatitis, inflammatory diseases, and infections
Melatonin – insomia, jet lag
Milk Thistle – hepatitis, liver desease
Mints (Mentha species) – minor calcium channel antagonists, used for upper respiratory problems, irritable bowel syndrome, dyspepsia, and colonic spasm and as a topical counterirritant
Nettle (Urtica dioica) – arthritis pains, allergies, BPH, or as diuretic
Papaya (Carica papaya) – digestive aid, dyspepsia, and for inflammatory, topically applied to wounds
Passion flower (Passiflora incarnata)- sedative-hypnotic or anxiolytic herb
Pokeroot (Phytolacca Americana) – inflammatory conditions also as an emetic/cathartic
Pygeum (Pygeum africanum) – mild symptoms of BPH
Red Clover (Trifolium pratense) – used as a natural estrogen substitute for women’s health
St. John’s Wort (Hypericum perforatum) – antidepressant effect
Tea Tree Oil (Melaleuca alternifolia) – antifungal and antibacterial
Turmeric (Curuma longa ) – anti-inflammatory, anti-arthritis, anti cancer, and antioxidant
Uva Ursi (Arctostaphylos uva ursi) – urinary antiseptic and diuretic
Yohimbe – erectile dysfunction

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