Herbs and Botanical Extracts

Find out what herbs and botanical extracts are able to do and use them! Don’t be afraid to try what Mother Earth has to give to us because the herbs are pure energy for ourselves, the herbs purify our physical and psychical body, our spirit.

SAW PALMETTO, SABAL

Parts Used: Berries. Function: Saw palmetto has diuretic and antiseptic properties. Uses: Saw palmetto is used for cystitis, benign prostate enlargement (BPH), coughs, asthma, colds, congestion and poor appetite. Guidelines: 320 mg daily of saw palmetto extract in capsule form is used for BPH, otherwise use according to label instructions. Interactions: Always seek advice from …

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RED CLOVER

Parts Used: Flower. Function: The active constituents in red clover are thought to reduce the risk of cancer, especially breast and prostate cancer. Red clover also contains many vitamins, especially B group vitamins. Uses: * Traditionally red clover was used for coughs, congestion, water retention, for skin conditions and as a tonic. * More recently …

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PASSIONFLOWER, MAYPOP

Parts Used: Leaves, flowers and stems. Function: Uses: Passionflower is widely used as a mild sedative for anxiety, nervousness, hyperactivity, insomnia and headaches caused by tension and it also relaxes tense muscles. Guidelines: Passionflower should be blended with other herbs such as valerian and lemon balm for optimal effect. Passionflower tea can be taken 2 …

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NETTLE, STINGING NETTLE

Parts Used: Roots and leaves. Function: Nettle has an anti-inflammatory effect on the body. Uses: * Traditionally nettle has been used for making cloth, as a vegetable, and to treat conditions such as tuberculosis, arthritis and coughs. * More recently nettle has also been used for hay fever, congestion, pregnancy support, water retention, benign prostatic …

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CHAMOMILE MATRICARIA, GERMAN CHAMOMILE, ROMAN CHAMOMILE.

Parts Used: Usually the dried flowers, although other parts may be used. Function: The active ingredients in chamomile provide an antispasmodic (muscle relaxing) and anti-inflammatory effect when used both internally and externally. Uses: * As chamomile is native to Europe and Western Asia, it has been used for centuries by many cultures. Mostly is has …

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