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Medicinal Herbs and Teas

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Traditionally used as an aid to the treatment of arthritis. Alfalfa is a powerhouse of vitamins, minerals & bioflavonoids, a popular natural antacid and a mild diuretic,

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Loose tea. A warming tonic for indigestion, gas, and colic and bronchitis. Improves blood flow to the peripheral parts of the body and it is a specific remedy for Buerger's disease, a condition of narrowed arteries of the hands and feet.

 

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Loose tea. A tea for soothing the nerves and lifting the spirits, with benefits for the digestive and immune systems too. Due to anti-viral properties, Lemon balm is used as a traditional medicine in the treatment of viral infections caused by the Herpes virus. Lemon balm helps relieve fever and it is safe and tested traditional remedy to take during colds or influenza.

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Bitter and astringent, birch leaves promote digestion and the tea makes an effective mouthwash and gargle for sore gums, mouth or throat or used as a topical solution to areas of psoriasis and eczema.

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.Blackberries have a delightful flavor and are rich in antioxidants and vitamins A and C.

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Centaury is one of the bitter herbs, traditionally used to stimulate digestion and relieve the symptoms of dyspepsia, and to tone and cleanse the liver and gallbladder.

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Loose Organic Chamomile Tea.Traditionally used as as a safe and gentle sedative, gastrointestinal tonic, anti-spasmodic, analgesic, and antiseptic folk remedy. This plant makes a wonderfully nerve soothing tea.

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Also known as Creosote Bush. Chaparral contains immune stimulating polysaccharides and a key ingredient nor-dihydroguaiaretic acid (NGDA), which has been shown to have powerful antitumor properties. It is often employed in alternative cancer therapies as a blood purifying remedy.

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One of the most important herbs for female health due to balancing effect on the ovarian hormonal production. For PMS, the herb should be taken for a few months before the full benefits are achieved and the bloating, breast swelling and tenderness, irritability, and depression are all reduced.

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A diuretic herb aiding elimination of wastes, promoting lymphatic drainage of toxins so that they can be excreted via the urinary system. Recommended for fluid retention, skin problems - eczema, psoriasis, acne, boils and abscesses; urinary infections, kidney stones and gravel, arthritis and gout, swollen lymph glands and congestion of the breasts.

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The dry flower buds are used to make tea or herbal extract with antifungal, antibacterial, and antiviral effects, particularly against the Herpes simplex virus. Applied topically, cloves oil relieves pain and inflammation.

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Holly Basil, Hollocimum basillica, also known in Ayruvedic tradition as Tulsi, and formally named Ocimum sanctum, is used in Ayurvedic medicine as an ?adaptogen? to counter life?s stresses.

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DEVILS' CLAW, Harpagophytum procumbens. Anti-inflammatory, analgesic, sedative. Traditionally devil's claw has been used as a tonic, especially for digestive problems; for arthritis and rheumatism; and to reduce fevers.

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Botanical Name: Scutellaria lateriflora

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Chia seeds, Salvia hispanica, are loaded with natural OMEGA-3, protein, antioxidants and dietary fibre . Chia seeds help with weight loss and are of benefit for the heart and cholesterol control, for sluggish digestion and arthritic joint pain and inflammation.

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Botanical Name: Mucuna pruriens; Common Name: Velvet bean

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Botanical Name: Euphrasia officinalis, Common Names: Eyebright, Parts Used: The Aerial Parts, Country of Origin: Germany

Eyebright tightens the mucous membranes of the eye and relieves the inflammation of conjunctivitis and blepharitis. Its ability to counter mucus means that eyebright is often used for infectious and allergic conditions affecting the eyes, middle ear, sinuses, and nasal passages.

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Gingko is one of the best herbs for degenerative senility, short-term memory loss, tinnitus and diabetic retinopathy, for cold feet, for the prevention of strokes, heart attacks and altitude sickness and in ADHD.

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Gentian is the most commonly prescribed bitter herb used to stimulate digestion and the flow of gastric juices, the assimilation of nutrients and the functions of the liver and the gallbladder. By improving digestive function, gentian increases the absorption of nutrients such as iron and vitamin B12 and is therefore of benefit in iron-deficiency anemia.

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Standartized Ginger Root Extract 5:1. In herbal medicine, ginger is used to relieve morning sickness and motion sickness, as it is regarded as an excellent carminative (a substance which promotes the elimination of intestinal gas) and intestinal spasmolytic (a substance which relaxes and soothes the intestinal tract). Modern scientific research has revealed that ginger possesses numerous therapeutic properties including antioxidant effects and direct anti-inflammatory effects, of benefit in chronic arthritis.

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Botanical name: Sambucus nigra; A wonderful remedy for the onset of colds and flu - stimulates circulation and perspiration, brings down the temperature & cleanses the system by elimination of toxins through the pores of the skin. Also used as a nerve relaxant and for lifting mild depression. A hot tea at night time will help induce a restful sleep, particularly good for children.

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Panax Ginseng Organic Cut. Traditionally used as an Adrenal Tonic, increasing the speed of reflexes and dinishing fatigue, helping the body and the brain to adapt better to the environment. Korean ginseng stimulates the sexual function in both sexes and helps keeping normal blood sugar levels in diabetes

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Siberian Ginseng is an adrenal tonic, enhancing energy levels and the ability to adapt and preserve strength during times of stress or disease. Siberian ginseng has some oestrogenic effect, beneficial for women with symptoms of menopause.

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The berries are a liver and kidney tonic. In Chinese medicine, the liver is associated with the eyes, and lycium berries are considered excellent for failing eyesight. They improve the circulation and absorption of nutrients by the cells and help with many symptoms, including dizziness, tinnitus, blurred vision, and wasting conditions. The berries are rich in antioxidants and traditionally believed to prolong life. Most commonly used as a tea.

 
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The Graviola tree can be found in the rain forests of Africa, South America, and Southeast Asia. Its scientific name is Annona muricata. It is also known as custard apple, cherimoya, guanabana, soursop and brazilian paw paw. The active ingredient is thought to be a type of plant compound (phytochemical) called annonaceous acetogenins. The fruits present a beneficial supplement to those suffering from high blood pressure or angina. There is ongoing research proving the benefits and potential for use of Graviola in cancer patients.

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Green tea contains phytocompounds called methylxanthenes which have shown to increase the metabolic activity and thus accelerate weight loss. Green tea is also a vitally important antioxidant and contains two very potent antioxidant chemicals, polyphenols and gallic acid. Both provide substantial protection from free radicals, especially those which damage fatty acids.

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Synonym---Lignum Vitae, Parts Used---Resin, bark, wood. Habitat---West Indies, South America.

Specially useful for rheumatoid arthritis, also in chronic rheumatism and gout, relieving the pain and inflammation between the attacks, and lessening their recurrence if doses are continued. It is also a mild laxative and diuretic. 

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Ayurvedic medicine regards Gotu kola as a "rejuvenator", boosting memory and concentration, and circulation and venous return, of benefit in varicose veins. Clinical studies have revealed the healing, anti-inflammatory properties of Gotu kola on skin ulcers(particularly those rekated to poor circulation) and scarring. In Europe, Gotu kola is used prior and after surgery, for prevention and  treatment of keloid and hyperthrophic scars, as well as arthritis and rheumatism. There are evidence suggesting that Gotu kola may be of benefit in Hashimoto's hyperthyroid disease.

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Gravel Root, as well as Stone root, as the traditional names suggest, are herbs for getting rid of stones in the body, such as Kidney and Gall Bladder Stones, as well as for preventing stone formation. In addition, Gravel root contains active pharmacological compounds with proven anti-inflammatory effect, beneficial in inflammation of the bladder(cystisis), in urethritis, rheumatism and gout. The root or rhizome of this herb is believed to facilitate in treating rheumatism and gout by augmenting the elimination of waste products from the kidneys.

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Hawthorn helps to bring the blood pressure and heart rate to normality by improving circulation to the heart and the brain and strengthening the heart beat, as well as lowering the cholesterol levels and softening the hardened arterial walls. Considered best traditional medicine for angina, mental fatigue and poor concentration, irregular heart beat and even insomnia, due to its mild tranquilizing effect.

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Traditional Medicinal Use: It is considered as a ?blood purifier?, and therefore associated with treatment of all sorts of skin problems (acne, eczema, dermatitis, psoriasis, itching). Due to its expectorant properties, it is recognized as helpful in treatment of bronchitis, asthma and whooping cough. It is also a good diuretic, and therefore advisable in treatment of arthritis and rheumatism. Due to salicylic acids, the plant has anti-inflammatory properties. Chinese healers use the plant to soften certain tumors (breast cancer, lung and gastrointestinal cancers). Heartsease has also shown to be very helpful in lowering the blood pressure and reduction of painful urination.

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Traditional medicinal uses: as an astringent to stop diarrhea, to improve the functioning of the liver and gallbladder, to reduce swelling (inflammation) of the kidney, bladder and gallbladder, and to prevent the formation of stones in the above. Herb Robert contains Germanium, a trace mineral of significant importance for the cell oxygenation, immunity, and cancer prevention.

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The herb is used mostly for its sedative effect. Hops helps to reduce irritability and restlessness and promotes a good night's sleep. Hops is often blended with passion flower and scullcap for natural relief from stress, anxiety, tension, and headaches. In addition, hops is beneficial for the digestion, increasing stomach secretions and relaxing spasms and colic.

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White horehound is a well-known and popular herbal medicine that is often used as a domestic remedy for coughs, colds, wheeziness. The mild, pleasantly flavoured tea, made from the dried leaves is a favourite cough remedy. 

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Dried Fennel Seeds, Foeniculum vulgare. Best for relief from bloating and associated stomach pain. Fennel seeds stimulate the appetite (used in anorexia) and have mild diuretic and anti-inflammatory effect. Believed to be of benefit in kidney stones disease.

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Dried Seeds of Fenugreek, Trigonella Faenum-graecum, Organic

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Rhamnus cathartica

The bark tea has laxative effect and it is cheifly used for its purgative action in chronic constipation.

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Horse chestnut is a tall tree native to the Balkans, but is now found in diverse parts of Europe, as well as North America. Horse chestnut seeds have astringent constituents, helping to tone the vein walls which, when slack or distended, may become varicose, hemorrhoidal or otherwise problematic.

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Botanical Name: Chondrus crispus
Organic Status: Certified Organic
Country of Origin: Canada
Plant Part: Seaweed Fronds

Traditional uses: A useful demulcent and emollient, Irish moss, as a tea or extract, is mainly taken for coughs and bronchitis and to sooth dry or irritated mucose membranes lining the respiratory, the urinary, and the gastrointestinal tracts. It is beneficial in inflammatory conditions such as gastritis, colitis, IBS, and cystitis.

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Botanical Name: Equisetum arvense

Organic Status: Certified Organic

Country of Origin: Poland

Plant Part: Aerials

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Botanical Name: Juniperus communis

Organic Status: Certified Organic

Country of Origin: Hungary

Plant Part: Berries

Traditional Use: The tea or alcoholic extract of Juniper berries are often used as herbal diuretic in conditions of water retention, in arthritis, cystitis, and prostate enlargement.  

According to the German Commission E Monographs, Juniper berries should not be used in pregnancy or kidney inflammation.

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Botanical Name: Ascophylum nodosum, Organic Status: Organic, Country of Origin: Norway. Kelp is seaweed, also known as Bladderwrack, used traditionally as a rich source of Iodine. Kelp may be of benefit in the natural management of obesity, thyroid problems and, in combination, for goitre. The daily dose should not exceed 150mcg of Iodine. The consumption of seaweed, in general, is associated with lower cancer rates.

Kelp raises the metabolic rate by increasing hormone production by the thyroid gland and it is thus beneficial in cases of underactive thyroid function and related lethargy and weight gain. Other uses: arthritis, colorectal cancer.

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Botanical name: Polygonium aviculare, Common names: Knotgrass, Knotweed, Status: Organic, Country of Origin: The Chech Republic, Parts used: Aerials

Main Ingredients: Tannins and Silicic acid.

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Loose Tea, Botanical Name: Lavendula angustifolia, Organic Status: Certified Organic, Country of Origin: Hungary, Plant Part: Flowers

Used for anxiety, nervousness, and physical symptoms caused by stress such as tension headaches, migraine, palpitations and insomnia.The hot tea causes sweating and reduces fevers, helps to detoxify the body by increasing elimination of toxins via the skin and, with its mild diuretic action, through the urine.

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Loose Tea, Botanical Name: Alchemilla vulgaris; Organic Status: Organic; Country of Origin: Greece; Plant Part: Aerials 

Traditional Use: Ladies mantle is rich in tannins, astringent compounds which contract muscle tissue, arrest bleeding, and stop diarrhoea. This herb is mostly used to reduce heavy menstrual bleeding and regulate the menstrual cycle.

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Loose Tea, Botanical Name: Cymbopogon citratus, Organic Status: Organic, Country of Origin: Turkey, Plant Part: Aerials

Traditional Use: As a natural anti-fungal and antibacterial remedy and to calm anxiety and nervous tension. It is believed to boost immunity, lower cholesterol and calm the nerves.

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Botanical Name: Glycyrrhiza glabra; Organic Status: Organic; Country of Origin: Spain; Plant Part: Root

Liquorice has marked anti-inflammatory action, beneficial in arthritis or gastritis, reflux indigestion. Liquorice has a mild laxative effect. It stimulates the adrenal glands, thus its use in chronic fatigue syndrome. Continuous liquorice intake over long period of time may result in higher blood pressure and it is not recommended.

 

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Loose Tea, Botanical Name: Althea officinalis; Organic Status: Wildcrafted; Country of Origin: Bulgaria; Plant Part: Leaves

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Loose Tea, Botanical Name: Lobelia inflata; Organic Status: Conventional; Country of Origin: India; Plant Part: Aerials

A stimulant to the respiratory system and one of the best expectorant and anti-spasmodic herbs for chronic asthma, whooping cough and emphysema. Must be used in small quantities and in combination with other respiratory herbs, since overdose may result in toxicity. The plant is often applied topically as a poultice to relieve pain and muscle cramps as well.

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Loose Tea, Botanical Name: Althea officinalis; Organic Status: Wildcrafted; Country of Origin: Bulgaria; Plant Part: Root

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