domingo, 25 de marzo de 2007

More Herb Facts

Ginseng has been used historically to help increase stamina and endurance amongst athletes. This herb also has adaptogen properties, which tend to help the body to deal with stress via promoting healthy adrenal gland function. The main constituents in Siberian Ginseng are known as eleutherosides. Most of the modern day research on eleutherosides, tend to focus on eleutherosides B and E. Siberian Ginseng also contain complex polysaccharides, which are complex sugar molecules. Polysaccharides tend to play a critical role in immune system function support. Siberian Ginseng also helps to support the body via assisting the liver to detoxify harmful toxins and poisons. Many believe that Siberian Gginseng also helps protect the body during radiation exposure. This herb may be useful as a preventive measure during the cold and flu season.

Valerian root has been the primary herb of choice for supporting a restful sleep since the 9th century.

Black cohosh has been traditionally used by Native Americans to relieve the physiological changes associated with menopause. Clinical research now suggests that Black Cohosh standardized extract may help reduce the occurrence of undesirable hot flashes.

Chamomile is intended to provide nutritive support for healthy relaxation and soothing of body systems, including the gastrointestinal and respiratory tracts. The gentle herb has been extensively researched and is recognized in over twenty-five countries.

Black Walnut has anti-fungal, anti-parasitic, and antiseptic properties, which may be helpful for ringworm, constipation, fungal and parasitic infections, mouth sores, warts, bruising, herpes, poison ivy, acne, eczema, hemorrhoids, tumors, worms, candida, tuberculosis, and toxic blood conditions.
Licorice may be helpful for adrenal insufficiencies or exhaustion, allergies, headaches, Addison disease, colds, soothes coughs, bronchitis, laryngitis, pharyngitis, liver protectant, female complaints, stomach inflammation and ulcers, colitis, hypoglycemia and hyperglycemia, immune weakness and lung problems. Don't take this if you are pregnant. Licorice Root A Vitalizing Herbal Tonic, Licorice (Glycyrrhiza Glabra) is a sweet herb that possesses significant anti-inflammatory properties.

Cinnamon Energizing, focusing and revitalizing, cinnamon leaf enhances active reasoning when diffused into the air. This powerful oil can be a skin irritant and should not be applied directly to the skin.

Chickweed:considered a nuisance by gardeners but revered by herbalists for its soothing internal and external application.

Fenugreek is suggested as an expectorant to expel excess mucous.
These herbs in Yoder's Good Health have helped me alot. I just went to the Dr. and my cholesterol was down to borderline and it had been very high. So the longer I take this it should go lower still.

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