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    herbal support of body's function


    MUSCULO-SKELETAL

    ANTI-INFLAMMATORIES

    White Willow (Salix alba)
    Meadowsweet (Filipendula ulmaria)
    Wild yam (Dioscorea villosa)
    Devil's Claw (Harpagophytum procumbens)
    Celery Seed (Apium graveolens)
    Angelica (Angelica archangelica)
    Guaiacum (Guaiacum officinale)
    Silver Birch (Betula alba)


    ALTERATIVES
    (RESTORES SYSTEMS NORMAL FUNCTIONS)

    Burdock (Arctium lappa)
    Nettles (Urtica dioica)
    Oregon grape (Berberis aquifolium)
    Devil's Claw (Harpagophytum procumbens)
    Yellow Dock (Rumex crispus)
    Sarsaparilla (Smilax officinalis)
    Bladderwrack (Fucus vesiculosis)


    DIURETICS

    Dandelion leaf (Taraxacum officinalis folia)
    Yarrow (Achillea millefolium)
    Couchgrass (Agropyron repens)
    Bearberry (Arctostaphylos uva-ursi)
    Horsetail (Equisetum arvense)
    Corn Silk (Zea mays)
    Celery seed (Apium graveolens)
    Gravel Root (Eupatorium purpureum)
    Parsley (Petroselinum crispum)


    ADRENAL TONICS (energy boost)

    All the Ginseng species ( Korean, Siberian, American)
    Licorice (Glycyrrhiza glabra)
    Blue vervain ( Verbena off.)
    Borage (Borago off.)
    Fennel (Foeniculum vulgare)
    Gotu Kola (Centella asiatica)


    CIRCULATORY STIMULANTS AND TONICS

    Motherwort (Leonurus cardiaca) very good tonic for the heart strengthening without straining, great to use when there is anxiety and tension.
    Garlic (Allium sativum) Prevents build-up of cholesterol in the blood, lowers high blood pressure.
    Linden (Tilia europea) has a relaxing action upon the circulatory system, aids high blood pressure and arteriosclerosis.
    Ginkgo (Ginkgo biloba) which enhance blood supply to the brain improving mental functioning and reduces artherosclerotic plaques in the blood vessels.
    Hawthorn (Crataegus oxycanthoides) which acts as a tonic to the heart, strengthening cardiac function and reduces hypertension.
    Periwinkle (Vinca major/minor) which enhances the ability of the brain to utilize oxygen and glucose thus stimulating brain function.

    IMMUNE SUPPORT

    Astragalus ( Astragalus membranaceus) promotes the formation of white blood cells in the bone marrow
    Echinacea ( Echinacea angustifolia) increases the ability of white blood cells to clean up microbial pathogens and to fight infection.
    Pau d' arco (Tabebuia spp.) has immune-enhancing actions.
    Siberian ginseng (Eleutherococcus senticosus) enhances immune function, especially natural killer cells.
    Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera) has an immunomodulator activity

    SKIN

    Cleavers (Galium aparine)
    Nettles (Urtica dioica)
    Red Clover (Trifolium pratense)
    Plantain (Plantago major)
    Chickweed (Stelaria media)
    Marigold (Calendula officinalis)
    St. Johns Wort (Hypericum perforatum)

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    RESPIRATORY SYSTEM

    Wild Cherry Bark (Prunus serotina)
    Mullein (Verbascum thapsus)
    Garlic (Allium sativum)
    Pleurisy Root (Asclepias tuberosa)
    Irish Moss (Chondrus crispus)
    Thyme (Thymus vulgaris)
    Hyssop (Hyssopus officinalis)
    Elecampane (Inula helenium)
    Horehound (Marrubium vulgare)
    Coltsfoot (Tussilago farfara)


    NERVOUS SYSTEM

    Nerve Tonics

    Oats (Avena sativa)
    Skullcap (Scutellaria lateriflora)
    Vervain (Verbena officinalis)
    St. Johns Wort (Hypericum perforatum)

    Relaxants

    Chamomile (Matricaria recutita)
    Linden (Tilia europea)
    Lavender (Lavandula off.)
    Black Cohosh (Cimicifuga racemosa)
    Hyssop (Hyssopus officinalis)
    Lemon Balm (Melissa officinalis)
    Motherwort (Leonurus cardiaca)
    Passion Flower (Passiflora incarnata)
    Valerian (Valeriana officinalis)


    Antidepressants

    Oats (Avena sativa)
    Verbena officinalis (Vervain )
    Lavender (Lavandula officinalis)
    Rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis)
    Mugwort (Artemisia vulgaris)
    St. Johns Wort (Hypericum perforatum)

    URINARY SYSTEM

    Dandelion leaf (Taraxacum officinalis folia)
    Yarrow (Achillea millefolium)
    Couchgrass (Agropyron repens)
    Bearberry (Arctostaphylos uva-ursi)
    Cleavers (Galium aparine)
    Elder (Sambucus nigra)
    Horsetail (Equisetum arvense)
    Corn Silk (Zea mays)
    Celery seed (Apium graveolens)
    Saw Palmetto (Serenoa serrulata)
    Hydrangea (hydrangea arborescens)


    DIGESTIVE SYSTEM (body’s own production of digestive juices/bitters)

    Agrimony (Agrimonia eupatoria)
    Centaury (Erythraea centaurium)
    Gentian (Gentiana lutea)
    Dandelion root (Taraxacum off.)
    Boldo (Peumus boldus)
    Yarrow (Achillea millefolia)
    Matricaria recutita (Chamomile)
    Gotu Kola (Hydrocotyle (Centella asiatica)

    Bitters should be taken before a meal

    CIRCULATORY STIMULANTS

    Ginger (Zingiber officinale)
    Prickly Ash (Zanthoxylum americanum)
    Rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis)
    Cayenne (Capsicum minimum)
    Bayberry (Myrica cerifera)


    ANTI-SPASMODICS
    (TO RELIEF MUSCULAR CRAMPS, SPASM OR PAIN)

    Black Cohosh (Cimicifuga racemosa)
    Devil's Claw (Harpagophytum procumbens)
    Valerian (Valeriana officinalis)
    Cramp Bark (Viburnum opulus)
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    Wow, this stuff looks familiar.

    Nice post Sage.
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    aw hell yeah bro... awesome... should keep us busy for awhile eh? I'm thinking it would be nice to work on eventually making all those individual names links to their own "quick view" study threads like we've been doing with saw palmetto, milk thistle (which I actually don't see up there )etc. what do you think?

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