Nerv Calm Formula
This formula was formulated to help those suffering from Parkinson's or other nerve disorders.
Ingredients: Licorice, Sage, Kava Kava, Pau D'Arco, Passion Flower, Chaparrel, Lobelia
Herb: CHAPARRAL LEAF
Botanical name: Larrea mexicana/tridentata
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.
Suggested dosage: Capsules should be avoided, it has caused liver or kidney problems. Tincture 0.5—1 ml 3 times daily.
Herb: LICORICE ROOT
Botanical name: Glycyrrhiza glabra
Therapeutic actions: Demulcent; Expectorant; Emollient; Pectoral; Aperient; Stimulant; Sialagogue.
Nutrients: Biotin, calcium, choline, iron, lecithin, magnesium, manganese, pantothenic acid, phosphorus, potassium, selenium, silicon, zinc, vitamins A, B1, B2, B3, C and E.
Drug interactions: Interacts with Digoxin, loop diuretics, Thiazide diuretics. Supports those taking Aspirin, Etodolac, Ibuprofen, Interferon, Isoniazid, Nabumetone, Naproxen and topical corticosteroids.
Description: This herb is one of the favorites in Chinese herbal medicine. It has general effects on the whole body.
Internal uses: Its stimulating action helps to counteract stress, supplies energy to the body, making it especially useful for those recovering from illness. Licorice works with the lungs, stomach, intestines, spleen, liver and adrenals. It is taken internally in the treatment of Addison's disease, asthma, bronchitis, coughs, peptic ulcer, arthritis, allergic complaints and following steroidal therapy. Contains substances similar to the adrenal cortical hormones and has an estrogenic effect; therefore, it is an important herb for treating adrenal insufficiency, other glandular problems and female disorders. Other uses: adrenal exhaustion, age spots, arteriosclerosis, as a blood cleanser, detoxifier, purifier, adjusts blood salts, balances blood sugar, cancer, circulation, colds, constipation, coughs, Cushings' disease, dropsy, drug withdrawal, emphysema, endurance, energy, female complaints, fevers, flu, heart strengthener, hoarseness, hypoglycemia, to increase effectiveness of adrenal hormone glucocorticoids in liver, impotency, liver protector, all lung problems, to heal and protect mucus membranes, nausea, to induce ovulation, Parkinson's disease, pituitary, and Crohn’s disease.
Herb: LOBELIA LEAF
Botanical name: Lobelia inflata
Therapeutic actions: Antispasmodic; Anti-venomous; Astringent; Cathartic; Counter-irritant; Diaphoretic; Diuretic; Emetic; Expectorant; Emmenagogue; Nauseant; Nervine; Relaxant; Stimulant.
Nutrients: Calcium, choline, iron, magnesium, manganese, phosphorus, potassium, selenium, silicon, zinc, vitamins A, B1, B2, B3, B12 and C.
Drug interactions: Check with physician if on nicotine alternatives.
Description: Lobelia is commonly used both externally and internally to relax all spasms.
Suggested dosage: 1 ml 3 times daily. More than that could cause nausea or vomiting. Do not use for more than 4 weeks.
Herb: KAVA KAVA ROOT
Botanical name: Piper methysticum
Therapeutic actions: Antiseptic; Analgesic; Anti-inflammatory; Nervine.
Drug interactions: Interacts with Alprazolam, Buspirone.
Description: Use for pain associated with nerve or skin diseases.
Internal uses: It relieves stress after injuries. The plant works by first stimulating the nervous system, depresses it, so it is very beneficial for anxiety, insomnia and stress. Works well with Valerian. It is also useful for cystitis, prostatitis, in the treatment of rheumatism, gout and Parkinson’s.
Herb: PASSION FLOWER
Botanical name: Passiflora incarnata
Therapeutic actions: Antispasmodic; Astringent; Diaphoretic; Hypnotic; Narcotic; Sedative; Vasodilator.
Nutrients: Amino acids, calcium, vitamins A and C.
Drug Interactions: No known Drug Interactions.
Description: A powerful relaxant to the nervous system and is important in the treatments of anxiety, tension, insomnia and for those coming off of synthetic tranquilizers and sleeping pills.
Internal uses: It has been used to help lower high blood pressure, to treat children for hyperactivity, convulsions and hysteria. It has also been used for eye irritations, inflamed eyes, dimness of vision and eye tension. Other uses: irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), pre-menstrual tension and vaginal discharges.
Herb: PAU D'ARCO BARK
Botanical name: Tabebuia heptaphylla
Therapeutic actions: Anti-bacterial; Blood purifier; Immuno-stimulant.
Nutrients: Beta-carotene, calcium, iron, magnesium, manganese, phosphorus, potassium, selenium, zinc, vitamins A, B1, B2, B3 and C.
Drug Interactions: No known Drug Interactions.
Description: It has been used in South America for centuries. It was used by the ancient Aztecs and the Incas as one of their major medicinal herbs. It has a healing effect on the entire body as it cleanses the blood and kills viruses.
Internal uses: It has been used for AIDS, allergies, infections, inflammations, anemia, asthma, arthritis, arteriosclerosis, as a blood builder, bronchitis, all types of cancer, Candidia, colitis, cystitis, smoker's cough, diabetes, eczema, paralysis of the eyelids, fistulas, gastritis, hemorrhages, hernias, Hodgkins' disease, liver disease, leukemia, lupus, multiple sclerosis, nephritis, osteomyelitis, pain, Parkinson’s' disease and more.
Botanical name: Salvia officinalis
Therapeutic actions: Antiseptic; Anti-galactogogue; Anti-pyretic: Antispasmodic; Astringent; Alterative; Carminative; Cholagogue; Diaphoretic; Digestive; Parasiticide; Stimulant; Tonic; Vasodilator; Vulnerary.
Nutrients: Boron, calcium, iron, magnesium, manganese, phosphorus, potassium, selenium, silicon, niacin, zinc, vitamins A, B1, B2, B3, B5 and C.
Description: It is known to stimulate the nervous system and the digestive tract. It is also considered a memory strengthener.
Internal uses: Sage has been beneficial for excessive lactation, night sweats, excessive salivation (as in Parkinson's disease), profuse perspiration (as in TB), anxiety, depression, female sterility and menopausal problems. Other uses: baldness, coughs, diabetes, nausea, nervous conditions, voice loss and expelling worms. Also been used in the treatment of loss of appetite, excessive perspiration and halitosis.