Herb Glossary of Benefits
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American Ginseng - enhances physical and mental vigor; aids against depression caused by exhaustion and stress; normalizes body functions; helps body adapt to stress; aids in longevity. Healthy Solutions Joint Health
Astragalus - promotes resistance against disease by activating immune system; reduces blood pressure; helps treat heart disease and diabetes; increases energy and stamina.
Avena Sativa (Oats) - soothes nervous system and performance anxiety; boosts fertility; strengthens heart; good for urinary organs; reduces nicotine craving; helps with detoxification.
Bee Pollen - helps counteract effects of aging; raises mental and physical capabilities; assists in balancing endocrine system; helps chronic colitis and constipation/diarrhea. Healthy Solutions Mind-Body Energy
Bioflavonoids - improves immunity; reduces inflammation; fights free radicals through antioxidant properties; cancer preventative; reduces heart disease risks; aids with menopause ailments and menstruation. Healthy Solutions Joint Health
Black Cohosh - aids with PMS and menopause symptoms like hot flashes and vaginal dryness; evens out hormone levels; allievates uterine cramps; may help prevent breast cancer; helps with insomnia.
Bladderwrack - contains natural iodine to promote a healthy thyroid; encourages good circulation and eases obesity; gently stimulates the metabolism. Or also available in combination products with Bladderwrack: Herbal 2000 and Healthy Solutions Joint Health
Cat's Claw - an immune system builder; cleanses and detoxifies entire digestive system, scrubs the intestinal walls and increases all nutrients' absorption. ON SALE Available in our combination product with Cats Claw: Herbal Max
Chamomile - promotes relaxation; alleviates insomnia; relaxes the nerves and relieves anxiety; eases menstrual cramps, irritable bowel syndrome, digestive ailments, and diverticular disorders.
Damiana - sexual stimulant and enhances sexual performance; tonic to improve overall body function; helps relieve anxiety and promotes a feeling of well-being.
Dong Quai - stimulates circulation to purify and cleanse blood; nourishes brain cells; soothes central nervous system; helps relieve menopause and menstrual problems; fights colds, fever and anemia.
Feverfew - antiinflammatory properties help with inflamed joints and rheumatoid arthritis, aids with migraine prevention or reduction of intensity, eases aches and pains.
Flaxseed - heart disease protection; combats high blood pressure and lowers cholesterol; digestive aid to help with constipation, gall stones, and diverticular disorders; balances hormones for normal menstrual cycle; cancer preventative.
Fo-Ti - promotes anti-aging effects of hair and muscle loss; an anti-toxic and anti-cancer tonic for the liver and blood to restore vigor and energy; anti-swelling effects ease pain, backache and constipation; tranquilizing properties aid insomnia.
Garcinia Cambogia - a natural, safe weight loss aid; helps stop and reduce production and storage of fat; inhibits conversion of carboyhydrates into fat; works in conjunction with a low fat diet; suppresses the appetite; an anti-bacterial.
Garlic - strenghtens immune system; helps prevent heart disease by reducing high blood pressure and lowering cholesterol; fights infections; digestive aid; alleviates gas; anti-inflammatory.
Ginger Root - promotes endurance and increases stamina; eases cold symptoms; soothes and promotes healing of minor burns and skin inflammations; digestive aid for nausea, vomitinig, cramps and motion sickness.
Ginkgo Biloba - improves blood circulation to the brain and other organs; aids memory loss and depression; improves short term memory and mental clarity; great antioxidant to fight free radicals and slow aging process; improves nervous system function; reduces frequency of asthma and allergy attacks; fights heart disease.
Gotu Kola - nerve tonic to promote relaxation; enhances memory; has calming effect on body; improves circulation by strengthening veins and capillaries; reduces pain and swelling; eliminates excess fluids; relieves congestion due to cold and upper respiratory infections; lowers fever.
Grape Seed - a strong antioxidant; a natural diuretic; builds immune system; helps skin wounds heal faster; promotes healthy circulation; improves skin tone and elasticity.
Green Tea - powerful antioxidant; protects against digestive and respiratory infections; anti-cancer and heart disease properties; reduces cholesterol and triglycerides; enhances immune function; increases energy; enhances weight loss by reducing appetite and fat tissue accumulation.
Guarana - an energizer; increases mental alertness and fights fatigue; increases stamina and physical endurance; high energy source; helps diminish appetite.
Korean Ginseng- energizer and rejuvenator; increases endurance and promotes mental and physical vigor; fights stress; increases brain and memory center function; helps relieve menopause and menstrual problems.
Licorice Root - lowers cholesterol; reduces pain and stiffness from arthritis; reduces fever and inflammation; promotes healing of wounds; prevents tooth decay; soothes stomach aches, ulcers, bladder, kidney and urinary tract ailments; cleanses colon; good for sore throats and cough; breaks up congestion.
Lycopene - cancer risk reduction, particularly of prostate, bladder, cervix, lung, skin, and gastrointestinal tract; cardiovascular disease preventative; enhances immune function;
Muira Puama - a sexual stimulant and potent aphrodisiac; used as a stomach tonic and treatment for rheumatism; improves sexual desire and libido; improves circulation to prostate; helps with menstrual problems.
Glutinosa - replenishes vital force; helps with diabetes, urinary tract problems, anemia and regulating menstrual flow; beneficial for hypoglycemia and liver protection; helps reduce blood pressure and increase circulation; blood tonic; alleviates night sweats and fever.
Reishi Mushroom - for heart health including normal cholesterol, blood pressure and circulatory system support; helps with normal sleep; promotes immune system health; cardiac and liver tonic.
Saw Palmetto Berry - beneficial for the reproductive organs of both sexes; works as an aphrodisiac and tonic; used to ease swelling of the prostate and excessive urination.
Schizandra - an antioxidant; protects against free radicals, infections and stress; an energizer; helps fight fatigue and lung disease; a digestive aid; improves vision; stimulates circulation of blood; normalizes blood sugar and blood pressure.
Shiitake Mushroom - enhances immune system's ability to fight against infrection; provides nutrients to cleanse and heal; aids mineral absorption; lowers blood sugar; helps prevent high blood pressure and heart disease; cancer-fighting agent; aids depression and fatigue; promotes vitality and longevity.
Siberian Ginseng - stimulator of the circulatory system; a rejuvenator that increases energy and endurance; boosts the immune system; lowers cholesterol; helps prevent heart disease; raises sexual potency and vitality.
Soy Isoflavones - helps regulate hormone levels, protects against coronary heart disease, osteoporosis prevention, eases menopause symptoms, cancer prevention particularly of breast, prostate, endometrium, and others.
Suma - builds and protects the immune system by fighting free radicals, slows aging process; boosts energy; relieves stress; regulates blood sugar; promotes new cell growth and healing of wounds; enhances sexual functions; fights viral infections.
Vegetable and Fiber Blend (Cruciferous Blend) - has anti-aging properties; antioxidant glutathione; free radical fighters; may help lessen the chance of colon, lung cancer and cardiovascular disease.
White Willow Bark - soothes headaches; helps insomnia; relieves pain; reduces inflammation in arthritic and rheumatic joints; good for neuralgia; contains tannins which are good for the digestive system.
Yohimbe - an aphrodisiac; dilates the blood vessels and brings the blood closer to the surface of the sex organs; lowers blood pressure; increases the reflex excitability of the lower region of the body;
Zhi Shi (Bitter Orange) - increases metabolism and caloric expenditure; fat burner by stimulating breakdown of fat; promotes weight loss; increases energy; improves circulation and liver function; aids in relief of chest congestion, bronchitis and indigestion.