Recent data provide evidence that Harpagophytum extracts found in Devil's claw have a broad mechanism of action by interacting with both the cyclo‐oxygenase‐ (COX) and lipoxygenase‐mediated pathways of the arachidonic acid cascade as well as with the release of cytokines. Often used with joint issues.
One of the primary constituents of the root is a starch known as Inulin, also found in large amounts in Burdock, Dandelion. It is also likely that the essential oils in the root contribute to soothing support that it offers the respiratory tract. It also helps support normal mucous secretions. It is astringent and bitter and thus has been used traditionally to tonify the mucous tissues of the respiratory, G.I. tract, and urinary tract.
Traditionally has been used for it's antispasmodic and anti-inflammatory actions. It actions also used to help female reproductive issues like menstrual cramps. It also relaxes smooth muscle of blood vessels.
Ingredients: Black cohosh (Cimicifuga racemosa) distilled water, cane/grain alcohol.
Burdock is a versatile plant frequently classified by herbalists as an alterative, a plant, which among other things influences the blood and lymph. It has bitter principles, which encourage healthy digestion and appetite. Burdock also supports healthy and vital skin with a clear complexion.
Chamomile can act gently on many systems in the body due to its ability to modulate a healthy inflammatory response in the body and provide a sense of calm for the nervous system. It can be used for occasional irritation in the digestive system to calm and sooth.
An Chinese herbal liniment to massage liniment into bruised, sprain, and sore muscles. Comes in 4oz and 8oz sizes.
Ingredients: gui zhi (桂枝), di huang( 地黃), lian zi ( 蓮子), tian qi (田七), huang qin (黃芩), hong hua (紅花), ru xiang (乳香),mei yao (没药),chuan xiong (川芎), gan cao (甘草), dong quai (當歸), bai shao (白芍), distilled water, cane/grain alcohol.
There have been numerous human clinical trials conducted on Valerian and many have shown positive results to support a normal restful nights sleep. It is sold as an over the counter medicine in many European countries. More research is needed to determine the exact mechanism of Valerian's therapeutic effects.
Many cultures have used Black Walnut hulls to support a healthy intestinal environment and eaten the nuts for their rich Omega 3 essential fatty acid content, vitamin C and flavor. The astringency from the tannins in the hulls and leaves have led herbalists over the years to include Black Walnut in topical applications for the skin.
Ingredients: Black walnut, (Juglan nigra) distilled water, cane/grain alcohol.
Chaste Tree berry has been well studied in clinical trials to support normal hormone levels, particularly progesterone. Many studies to date have demonstrated positive clinical outcomes for conditions related to the female menstrual cycle.
Ingredients: Chaste tree berry, (Vitex agnus-castus) distilled water, cane/grain alcohol.
The herb alone and in conjunction with other botanicals in a formula provides a natural hormonal balance during the onset of menopause and is a good support for the peri-menopause and menopausal years.
A targeted blend of herbs to promote immune system health. Popular flu and cold preparation. Elderberry is full on antioxidants and other immune boosting. Contains raw honey. Not for children under 2 years.
Ingredients: Elderberries, (Sambucus nigra) Raw honey, distilled water, cane/grain alcohol.
This plant has a long history of use in western botanical medicine. It is used to support exhausted nerves resulting from mental and physical exhaustion, maintain normal balance in times of muscular tension, and to support normal sleep patterns.