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Herbs > A Quick Reference Guide

ALFALFA
Aids in healing allergies, arthritis, morning sickness, peptic ulcers, stomach ailments & bad breath; cleanses the kidneys & removes poisons from the body; neutralizes acids; is an excellent blood purifier & blood thinner; improves the appetite and aids in the assimilation of protein, calcium & other nutrients.

Aloe Vera
Helps alleviate constipation, aids in healing burns & wounds, canker sores, cold sores, ulcers, acne and digestive disorders.

Avena Sativa
Natural aphrodisiac for men and women.

Blessed Thistle
Helps strengthen the heart & lungs; aids in healing urinary, pulmonary & liver disorders; increases circulation to the brain; aids digestion, reduces fever, expels worms, helps alleviate menstrual cramps.

Burdock Root
Is an excellent blood purifier and cleanser; aids in healing skin blemishes, arthritis & rheumatism; promotes healthy kidney function.

CAPSICUM
Promotes cleansing of the circulatory & digestive system; reduces fever, purifies the blood; helps prevent muscle aches, tiredness, skin blemishes, headaches, rheumatism, ulcers & sore throats; helps in regulating your blood pressure and pulse rate.

Cascara Sagrada
Stimulates the secretions of the entire digestive system; helps prevent nervous disorders, colon & constipation problems.

Chamomile
An excellent cleanser & toner of the digestive tract; aids in calming the nerves; expels worms & parasites; Improves the appetite & helps eliminate dandruff.

Chaparral
Aids in healing skin blemishes, acne, arthritis & allergies; promotes hair growth; acts as a natural antibiotic within the body with no side effects.

Comfrey
Aids in healing respiratory ailments, anemia, arthritis, fractures, mucous membranes, lungs & wounds; it is soothing to the gastrointestinal tract; aids in cell proliferation; helps the pancreas in regulating blood sugar level; helps promote the secretion of pepsin & is a general aid to digestion. Note: Some people have a very b allergic reaction to this herb.

Echinacea
Is the most effective blood & lymphatic cleanser in the botanical kingdom; its acts as a natural antibiotic and works like penicillin in the body with no side effects; aids in reducing fever, infections, bad breath & mucous build up.

Euphrasia
Aids in reducing skin blemishes, clears bloodshot eyes, and helps with impotence.

Garlic
Is extremely effective in dissolving and cleansing cholesterol from the blood stream; it stimulates the digestive tract; it kills worms, parasites and harmful bacteria; it normalizes blood pressure and reduces fever, gas & cramps; it used by athletes for increasing physical strength & energy.

GINGER
Aids in fighting colds, colitis, digestive disorders, flu & gas; it helps increase the secretion of saliva; is excellent for the circulatory system and helps increase stamina.

Ginseng
Aids in increasing endurance, longevity & vitality; aids in balancing hormonal activity; acts as a sexual stimulant, mental & physical stimulant; normalizes blood pressure levels; helps protect the body against stress; strengthens the endocrine glands; stimulates the activity of RNA & DNA in your cells, thus helping retard the aging process. It has been characterized as an adoptogen, meaning it supports whatever system of the body is in need. In experimental studies with animals, those given Ginseng had increase testosterone levels while the weight of their prostate decreased. Such studies seem to support the folk uses of Ginseng to treat male conditions.

Gotu kola
Is an excellent "brain food" which promotes memory & helps alleviate mental fatigue; excellent for the eyes, impotence, endurance, energy & normalizing blood pressure; considered to be an excellent nerve tonic.

Guarana
Known for it's use in energy drinks, Guarana increases energy for stamina and performance and is said to empower the mind.

HAWTHORNE BERRIES
Strengthens the muscles and nerves to the heart; aids in relieving emotional stress; regulates high & low blood pressure; helps combat arteriosclerosis, hypoglycemia and heart disease.

Hoodia Hoodia Gordonii
A cacti from the Kalahari region of Africa used as an appetite suppressant and help with weight loss.

Hyssop
Regulates blood pressure, purifies the blood & promotes circulation, excellent aid for the eyes, hoarseness, lungs, mucous buildup, nervous disorders and skin problems.

Licorice
Expels mucous from the respiratory tract aids in healing hoarseness, hypoglycemia, coughs & constipation; promotes healthy adrenal glands; acts as a sexual stimulant; helps increase endurance & vitality; helps in reducing skin blemishes (age spots).

Mullien
A bone, flesh and cartilage builder; aids in healing respiratory ailments, asthma, bronchitis, diarrhea, sinus congestion; soothing to any inflammation and relieves pain; acts to relieve spasms & clears the lungs.

ROSE HIPS
Used to fight infection & curb stress. it is the highest herb in Vitamin C content and contains the entire C-Complex. More

Sage
A common garden herb,sage has a variety of uses from the kitchen to medicinal and cosmetic applications.

Sarsaparilla
Helps cure impotence; relieves inflammation & gas and will increase the flow of urine; an excellent blood purifier; aids rheumatism, heartburn, hormones, gout, fever ad mucous buildup; also used to promote perspiration.

Saw Palmetto
Supports prostate function. It has folk history of being used as a treatment for reduced libido, impotence, and lack of sexual stamina. Because it inhibits androgen and estrogen receptor activity, saw palmetto helps balance hormones.

SPIRULINA
Is an algae containing 65 - 70% protein; it contains 26 times the Calcium of milk; also contains phosphorous & niacin and is far more nutritious than any known food; used for rejuvenation & weight reduction; an excellent blood and colon cleanser; very high in Vitamin B12 content.

YELLOW DOCK
A nutritive tonic, high in Iron and useful in treating anemia; also nourishes the spleen and liver, thus, being effective for the treatment of Jaundice, Lymphatic problems & skin eruptions; strengthens, cleanses & tones the entire body; excellent for boils, ulcers, wounds, and cleansing the blood.

Yohimbe Extract
Boosts testosterone and increases blood flow to genitals. It increases reflex excitability in the lower spinal cord that adds to the intensity of sexual experience. Yohimbe makes erections harder and last longer. It is a natural aphrodisiac.




Index
Quick Reference
Alfalfa
Aloe Vera
Arnica
Asafoetida
Betel Leaves
Bishop’s Weed
Blessed Thistle
Burcock
Cascara Sagrada
Cardamom
Chamomile
Chaparral
Chicory
Cinnamon
Comfrey
Coriander
Curry Leaves
Dandelion
Damiana
Echinacea
Euphrasia
Fenugreek
Garlic
Ayurvedic Garlic
Ginger
Aurvedic Ginger
Ginko Biloba
Ginseng
Gotu Kola
Guarana
Henna
Holy Basil
Hoodia Gordonii
Horny Goat Weed
Hyssop
Isapghula
Kalonji
Kava
Lavender
Liquorice
Mullien
Sage
Sandalwood
Sarsaparilla
St Johns Wort
Tee Tree
Thyme
Tribulus
Turmeric

 
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