Lymphatic Support Herbal Formula Tincture

This natural remedy gradually restores the proper function of the body by detoxifying the lymphatics and cleansing the blood.  Most of the herbs are classified as blood purifiers and/or alteratives (used to alter the existing nutritive and excretory processes and gradually restore normal body functions).

 

Ingredients:  Prickly Ash bark, Blue Flag, Devil's Claw, Cleavers, Poke root, Figwort herb, White Pine Bark, Echinacea pur. root, Chaparral, Mullein, Violet Blue Leaf, Black Cohosh root ionized water, grain alcohol.

 

Herb:  PRICKLY ASH BARK

Botanical name:  Zanthoxylum americanum

Origin:   USA

Therapeutic actions:   Anodyne; Anti-rheumatic; Antispasmodic; Carminative; Diaphoretic; Diuretic; Irritant; Sialagogue; Skin; Stimulant; Tonic; Alterative; Pungent; Deobstruent; Antiseptic.

Drug Interactions: No known Drug Interactions.

Description:  Prickly Ash is an excellent circulatory stimulant; although it is slower working than Cayenne, its effects are longer lasting.

CAUTION:  Do not use if pregnant. Do not use if you have ulcerative colitis, peptic ulcer or gastro-esophagus reflux.

Herb:  CHAPARRAL LEAF

Botanical name:  Larrea mexicana/tridentata

Origin:  Mexico

Therapeutic actions:  Anti-microbial; Antioxidant; Alterative; Anti-venomous; Astringent; Anti-arthritic; Anti-rheumatic; Anti-scrofulus; Anti-inflammatory; Expectorant; Ordontalgic; Diuretic (lithotriptic); Tonic; Depurative; Emetic (large doses).

Nutrients:  Amino acids, calcium, magnesium, manganese,  potassium, phosphorus, iron, selenium, sulfur, zinc, vitamins A, B1, B2, B3 and C.

Drug interactions:  No known drug interactions.

Description:  It is a great blood purifier. It tones the system and peristaltic muscles in the lower bowel and rebuilds the tissue.

Internal uses:  It has been especially known for its actions with arthritis and cancer. It cleanses the liver and the kidneys. It is valuable to the urethral react and the lymphatics.

Herb:  POKE ROOT

Botanical name:  Phytolacca americana

Origin:  USA

Therapeutic actions:  Alterative; Anodyne; Anti-inflammatory; Anti-viral; Anti-syphilitic; Anti-scorbutic; Anti-cancer; Cathartic; Deobstruent; Detergent; Expectorant; Emetic; Hypnotic; Narcotic; Purgative; Relaxant; Resolvant.

Drug interactions:  No known drug interactions.

Description:  It is one of the most powerful botanical alternatives. It is very beneficial where the glands (thyroid and spleen) are hard and swollen or enlarged.

Herb:  ECHINACEA ROOT

Botanical names:  Echinacea angustifolia/Echinacea purpurea

Origin:  USA

AKA Purple Coneflower

Therapeutic actions:  Adaptogen; Antibiotic; Anti-viral; Alterative; Antiseptic; Anti-bacterial; Anti-fungal; Anti-inflammatory; Astringent; Anti-allergenic; Carminative; Depurative; Diaphoretic; Digestive; Immune stimulant; Sialagogue; Stings; Stimulant; Tonic; Vulnerary.

Nutrients:  Calcium, iron, magnesium, manganese, niacin, phosphorus, potassium, selenium, silicon, zinc, vitamins A, B1, B2, B3, C and E.

Drug interactions:  Supports interaction if on Econazole. Check if on any chemotherapy drugs further.

Description:  It has been deemed the “King of all blood purifiers”. Considered a valuable alternative to antibiotics. This herb has very strong immune-activating abilities.  As a blood cleanser it is used for skin disorders, such as boils and abscesses. Famous for its use with treating snake bites. It has also been used for cleansing the lymphatic system.

Herb:  FIGWORT

Botanical name:  Scrophularia nodosa

Origin:  USA

Therapeutic actions:  Alterative; Anodyne; Anthelmintic; Anti-inflammatory; Diuretic; Purgative; Stimulant.

Nutrients:  Lecithin.

Drug Interactions: No known drug interactions

Description:  Mostly used for all cutaneous eruptions.  Figwort has been used for abscesses, wounds, eczema, scabies, tumors, gangrene, rashes, chronic skin diseases (such as eczema, psoriasis and pruritis), mastitis, swollen lymph nodes and poor circulation. Figwort is said to have an effect on the entire body. It has helped to soothe the digestive system by providing hormone-like substances into the body, and it is also cleansing to the kidneys. It has been used as an effective pain killer if nothing stronger is present. Other uses: circulatory disorders, varicose veins, toothache and high blood pressure.

Herb:  BLACK COHOSH ROOT

Botanical name:  Cimicifuga racemosa

Origin:  USA/China

Therapeutic actions:  Alterative; Antidote; Anti-inflammatory; Anti-rheumatic; Antispasmodic; Astringent; Birthing aid; Cardiotonic; Diaphoretic; Diuretic; Emmenagogue; Expectorant; Hypnotic; Hypoglycemic; Sedative; Tonic; Vasodilator.

Nutrients:  Calcium, chromium, iron, magnesium, manganese, phosphorus, potassium, selenium, silicon, zinc, Vitamins A, B1, B2, B3, C and K.

Drug interactions:  No known drug interactions.

Description:  Black Cohosh is a specific for menopausal symptoms and a restorative for the nervous and cardiovascular system and lungs. Studies have shown that Black Cohosh is similar to the drugs used in hormone replacement therapy.  It has helped regulate blood pressure, cholesterol, tinnitus, and been useful in childbirth. Traditionally important in the treatment of women's complaints. It promotes menstruation and when used in conjunction with St. John's Wort (Hypericum perforatum), it is 78% effective in treating hot flashes and other menopausal problems. Other uses include: asthma, bee stings, blood cleanser, epilepsy, estrogen deficiency, hysteria, insect bites, measles, neuralgia, rheumatism, spinal meningitis, St.Vitus Dance and whooping cough.

Suggested dosage:  250 mg, 3 times daily. Tincture 2 –4 ml 3 times daily.

Caution:  Do not use in early pregnancy or nursing. Do not take large amounts.

BLUE FLAG ROOT

Botanical name:  Iris versicolor

Origin:  USA

Therapeutic actions:  Alterative; Anti-inflammatory; Anti-syphilitic; Anthelmintic (vermifuge); Cathartic; Cholagogue; Diuretic; Emetic; Hepatic; Purgative (fresh); Resolvent; Sialagogue; Stimulant.

Drug interactions:  No known drug interactions.

Description:  For chronic skin and liver disorders, it clears the bile ducts and restores the normal flow of bile.

Internal uses:  It stimulates the flow of saliva and the lymphatic system. It is a blood cleanser and it is beneficial for chronic rheumatism, non-malignant enlargements and tumors and glands.

Suggested dosage:  Tincture: 10 drops 3 times daily. Do not exceed recommended amount.

Herb:  CLEAVERS LEAF

Botanical name:  Galium aparine

Origin:  Hungary

Therapeutic actions:  Alterative; Anti-phlogistic; Aperient; Astringent; Anti-cancer; Depurative; Diaphoretic; Diuretic; Febrifuge; Refrigerant; Skin; Tonic; Vulnerary.  

Nutrients:  Vitamin C.

Drug interactions:  Interacts with loop diuretics, spironolactone, thiazide diuretics and triamterene.

Description:  It has been used as a diuretic to treat urinary infections and to remove urinary stones and gravel.  It has been beneficial for scalding, suppressed or painful urine. 

Internal uses:  A stimulant for the lymphatic system, helping to relieve swollen lymph glands.  Considered to be a blood purifier and cleansing to the liver.  It has been useful in treating diseases such as eczema, gall stones, gonorrhea, fevers, scarlet fever, high blood pressure, psoriasis, arthritis and cancer (especially skin and lymphatic cancers).

Herb:  DEVIL'S CLAW ROOT

Botanical name:  Harpagophytum procumbens

Origin:  Saudi Arabia

Therapeutic actions:  Analgesic; Anti-inflammatory; Diuretic; Antidiabetic; Anti-rheumatic. 

Drug interactions:  Interacts with Ticlopidine, Warfarin.

Description:  It is an African plant with a healing reputation as a blood purifier that slows down the aging process. It has been helpful in reducing fevers. Helps with diseases of the digestive tract as well as an appetite stimulant. It is a diuretic and stimulates the liver, gallbladder and lymphatic system. It also helps to strengthens bladder and kidneys and to lower blood sugar. Other uses: atherosclerosis, arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, cholesterol, diabetes, headaches, inflammation, neuralgia and myalgia.

Herb:  MULLEIN LEAF

Botanical name:  Verbascum thapsus

Origin:  Bulgaria

Therapeutic actions:  Anodyne; Antiseptic; Astringent; Demulcent; Emollient; Expectorant; Narcotic; Vulnerary.

Nutrients:  Calcium, iron, magnesium, manganese, phosphorus, potassium, silicon, selenium, zinc, vitamins A, B1, B2, B3, C and D.

Drug interactions:  No known drug interactions.

Description:  A valuable herb for respiratory disorders.   It has been uses for coughs, hoarseness, bronchitis, catarrh, hay fever, and whooping cough. It may also be used for catarrh in the gastrointestinal tract, glandular swellings, ear diseases, mastitis, for digestive cramps, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and asthma. 

Herb:  VIOLET (BLUE) LEAF

Botanical name:  Viola odorata

Origin:  Hungary

Therapeutic actions:  Anti-inflammatory; Anti-cancer; Antiseptic; Antispasmodic; Alterative; Antineoplastic; Anti-pyretic; Demulcent; Diaphoretic; Diuretic; Emetic; Emollient; Expectorant; Laxative; Purgative; Vulnerary.

Description:  It has been used in syrups for respiratory conditions including dryness of upper respiratory tract, dry asthma, chronic coughs and sore throat.  It has also been used to soften malignant growths, tumors and other hard lumps. The flowers have a slightly laxative effect and may be used for cooling poultices. Other uses: to cool heat in the body, for eye inflammations, jaundice, pleurisy, lung diseases, intestinal ulcers, boils, abscesses, acne, cancer, swollen glands and difficult breathing.

Herb:  WHITE PINE BARK

Botanical name:  Pinus strobus

Origin:  USA

Therapeutic actions:   Astringent; Expectorant; Stimulant

Description:  White Pine is mainly used as a warming, circulatory stimulant for respiratory disorders.

Internal uses:  It was used by the Indians to treat colds, coughs, kidney troubles, scurvy and chest congestion.  Its expectorant action makes it valuable in reducing mucus secretions in colds and helps in eliminating it.  It was also used for bronchitis, dysentery, laryngitis, lung congestion, strep throat and whooping cough.

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