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Herbal CA is frequently used for arthritis, broken bones, calcium deficiency, cramps, fractures, headaches, hypertension, hysteria, insomnia, menstrual/menopausal problems, muscle spasms, night sweats, osteoporosis, palpitations, rheumatism, skin eruptions, tooth decay, varicose veins, and wounds.
has been used throughout history as a remedy for all types of inflammation, including arthritis, gout and rheumatism. Alfalfa is also a popular blood purifier, assisting cellular detoxification by neutralizing chemical carcinogens in the liver and small intestine. Alfalfa contains coumarins and isoflavones that have an estrogenic effect upon the body, which may be helpful for treating menstrual and menopausal complaints. Alfalfa’s rich enzyme and nutritional content helps improve digestion and assimilation of nutrients, as well as stimulates appetite. Thus, alfalfa has been shown to be helpful for treating anorexia, convalescence, debility, emaciation and weak digestion. Alfalfa exhibits a positive effect on high blood pressure, and also demonstrates antibacterial activity against Gram-negative bacteria. In addition, alfalfa promotes the proliferation of healthy intestinal flora to guard against intestinal pathogens (disease-causing microorganisms).
is a common aid for calming and relaxing nerves, anxiety, excitability, irritability, tension headaches, and nervous gastrointestinal complaints, including irritable bowel syndrome. Hops is a popular natural sedative for promoting sleep, with effects noticed within 20-30 minutes after ingestion. In fact, hops has a more direct correlation to inducing sleep than does valerian, and is widely used for insomnia or restless sleep. Hops has also been found to act as a diuretic for bladder and kidney problems such as cystitis, painful urination and urinary tract infections; as an expectorant to clear the lungs; and as a pain-reliever and antispasmodic for certain forms of asthma, as well as colic, menstrual pain, muscle cramps and spastic colon. Research shows hops also exhibits certain hormonal effects.
strengthens the skeletal system, speeding the healing of damaged connective tissue and improving elasticity. Horsetail is commonly used to relieve arthritic conditions and reduce menopausal bone loss which can lead to osteoporosis. Due to its rich silica content, horsetail has been shown to improve the health of hair, fingernails and skin. Horsetail is an excellent clotting agent and also provides antibacterial, antiseptic and astringent properties, focusing much of its action on the genitourinary system. Horsetail tones the bladder and urinary mucus membranes, fights infection, and helps heal various urinary tract ailments, especially where there is bleeding. Combined with its diuretic activity, horsetail has been shown to correct cystitis, enuresis, prostatitis, urethritis, and incontinence in both children and adults. Horsetail also reduces chronic swelling in the legs and relaxes muscles cramps.
increases the production of mucosal fluids, which soothes inflamed tissues and helps heal both internal and external inflammatory conditions. Marshmallow is commonly used for bronchial asthma, shortness of breath, wheezing and other respiratory complaints. Marshmallow is especially beneficial for soothing and protecting mucous membranes and for counteracting excess stomach acid, gastritis, hiatal hernias and peptic ulcers. Marshmallow is also recommended for conditions affecting the genito-urinary tract, including cystitis, frequent urination, incontinence, painful urination and urinary tract infection. Marshmallow is considered mildly laxative and is used for intestinal problems, including colitis, diverticulitis, enteritis, irritable bowel syndrome and regional ileitis.
supplies crude fiber and mucilaginous substances which improve digestion and normal bowel function, as well as shorten bowel transit time and absorb toxins. Oatstraw is rich in silicon which can be converted into calcium by the body. Oatstraw has also been found to be mildly antidepressant and able to gently increase energy levels and strengthen an over-stimulated nervous system. Oatstraw is typically used for calcium deficiency, hysteria, nervous disorders, osteoporosis and urinary tract infections.
Lancet found that plantain applied topically to poison ivy rash relieved itching completely, with no later recurrence. Used externally, plantain is soothing and healing for eye inflammation, hemorrhoids, insect bites, shingles, skin ulcers, varicose veins and wounds.soothes inflamed tissues, promotes healing, absorbs toxins from the bowel and encourages healthy bowel function, and acts as an antibacterial agent, diuretic and expectorant. Plantain is used for a variety of internal ailments, including chronic constipation, colitis, coughs, cystitis, diarrhea, gastric ulcers and sinusitis. A study appearing in
, the immature shoots of wheat, help improve digestion and are a source of many trace nutrients and enzymes, including superoxide dismutase (SOD), a potent antioxidant. Wheat grass is a popular remedy for helping arthritis, fatigue, general debility, and to strengthen the immune system.