(Thyroid, Adrenals, Pituitary)
This is a special formula to help fatigued adrenals, weak thyroid and pituitary.
Ingredients: Licorice, Yellow dock, Elecampane, Kelp, Dulse, Burdock, Parsley, Mullein, Ginseng, Goldenseal, Lobelia, Poke root.
Botanical name: Rhodymenia palmata
Therapeutic actions: Anti-tumor; Aperient; Anti-scorbutic; Blood purifier; Resolvent; Uterine tonic; Hypotensive; Vermifuge.
Nutrients: It is high in iodine and other trace minerals and vitamins.
Description: Dulse has an alkalizing effect on the blood that neutralizes wastes that build up in the body. It also aids in removing radioactive and heavy metals from the body.
Internal uses: It prevents the absorption from the gut by binding toxic elements, which include radioactive strontium, barium and cadmium. It has been used for genitor-urinary problems; such as kidney, bladder, prostate and uterus. It balances the minerals in the body; builds the thyroid and endocrine system, calms and provides energy for the entire body.
Herb: BURDOCK ROOT
Botanical name: Arctium lappa
Therapeutic actions: Alterative; Anti-scorbutic; Anti-bacterial; Anti-fungal; Anti-rheumatic; Antibiotic; Anti-phlogistic; Aperient; Blood purifier; Carminative; Cholagogue; Depurative; Demulcent; Diaphoretic; Diuretic; Hypoglycemic; Mild Laxative; Stomachic; Tonic.
Nutrients: Amino acids, calcium, chromium, copper, iron, magnesium, manganese, phosphorus, potassium, selenium, silicon, zinc vitamins A, B1, B2, B3 and C.
Drug interactions: No known drug interactions.
Description: Burdock is one of the most effective herbs for cleansing the blood without the side effect of nausea. It is a powerful antioxidant.
Internal Uses: It has been used to treat conditions caused by an 'overload' of toxins, such as throat and other infections, boils, rashes and other skin problems. The root is thought to be particularly good at helping to eliminate heavy metals from the body. It has been used with other herbs to strengthen the thyroid.
Herb: ELECAMPANE ROOT
Botanical name: Inula helenium
Origin: North America
Therapeutic actions: Alterative; Anthelmintic; Antiseptic; Anti-tussive; Anti-asthmatic; Anti-scorbutic; Astringent; Bitter; Carminative; Cholagogue; Demulcent; Diaphoretic; Diuretic; Emmenagogue; Expectorant; Stimulant; Stomachic; Tonic; Vulnerary.
Drug interactions: No known drug interactions.
Description: It has been beneficial to all pulmonary and catarrhal affections. This herb is the richest source of insulin.
Internal uses: Today used primarily for respiratory ailments such as coughs, asthma and bronchitis. Its bitter tonic properties stimulate a weak digestive system and help to balance a disordered digestion. It also increases the flow of bile. Elecampane has also been used for glandular insuffieciency.
Herb: GINSENG ROOT RED
Botanical name: Panax quinquefolium
Therapeutic actions: Adaptogen; Anti-inflammatory; Demulcent; Hypoglycemic; Tonic; Stimulant; Vasodilator.
Nutrients: Calcium, choline, copper, fiber, folate, iron, magnesium, manganese, phosphorus, potassium, selenium, silicon, zinc, vitamins A, B1, B2, B3, B5, C, E and G.
Drug interactions: May interact with Warfarin.
Description: There are many grades and varieties of Ginseng available. In China it is used as a preventative and is considered to be the "King of all Tonics." Increases synthesis of nuclear RNA.
Internal uses: It provides stimulation to the entire body for stress, fatigue, weakness and deficiencies. It stimulates and improves the brain cells and is especially stimulating for mental fatigue. Because of this it stimulates the pituitary and adrenals.
Herb: GOLDENSEAL ROOT
Botanical name: Hydrastis canadensis
Therapeutic actions: Anti-bacterial; Anti-periodic; Antiseptic; Antispasmodic; Astringent; Alterative; Cholagogue; Diuretic; Detergent; Ophthalmic; Aperient; Deobstruent; Antiemetic; Nervine; Hemostatic; Laxative; Sedative; Stomachic; Tonic.
Nutrients: Calcium, iron, magnesium, manganese, phosphorus, potassium, selenium, silicon, zinc, vitamins A, B1, B2, B3 and C.
Drug interactions: Interacts with Tetracycline, check with physician if on Doxycycline.
Description: The golden, yellow root of this plant gives it its name. It has antibiotic properties stronger than many prescription medicines and is able to target "unwanted" bacteria, as well as protozoa and yeasts. Unique in that it does not harm the "beneficial" bacteria that are necessary in the digestive tract. By many herbalists it is considered one of the most powerful herbs. This has been substituted for quinine.
Internal uses: It is one of the most effective remedies for inflamed and catarrhal conditions of the mucus membranes. Has the ability to heal mucus membranes anywhere in the body (bronchial tubes, throat, intestines, stomach, etc.) It also has been used to strengthen the pituitary.
Herb: KELP (ATLANTIC/NORWEGIAN)
Botanical name: Ascophyllum nodosum
Therapeutic actions: Nutritive.
Nutrients: Contains thirty trace and major minerals including: Iodine, calcium, magnesium, potassium, iron, silicon, phosphorus, manganese, zinc, vitamins B1, B2, B3, A, C, E, G, S and K.
Drug interactions: No known drug interactions.
Description: Beneficial for the thyroid and mineral deficiencies.
Internal uses: Aids both the pituitary and the adrenal glands. It promotes glandular health and is rich in nutrients. Regulates metabolism to help digest food. Sustainer to the nervous system and brain. It is very important for the pregnant woman.
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, pituitary and adrenals.
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.
Internal uses: In small doses, it is used for lung congestion and adrenals.
Herb: MULLEIN LEAF
Botanical name: Verbascum thapsus
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 know drug interactions.
Description: A valuable herb for respiratory disorders.
Internal uses: It has been used for coughs, hoarseness, bronchitis, catarrh, hay fever, and whooping cough. It has been useful in decreasing glandular swellings.
Herb: PARSLEY HERB
Botanical name: Petroselinum sativum
Therapeutic actions: Anti-dandruff; Antispasmodic; Aperient; Birthing aid; Anti-cancer; Carminative; Digestive; Diuretic; Emmenagogue; Expectorant; Febrifuge; Galactogogue; Kidney; Ophthalmic; Poultice; Skin; Stings; Stomachic; Tonic; Vulnerary.
Nutrients: Calcium, folate, iron, magnesium, manganese, phosphorus, potassium, selenium, silicon, zinc, vitamins A, B1, B2,B3, B5, C and E.
Description: It has been useful for chronic liver and gallbladder diseases. The roots act most readily on the kidneys in comparison to other parts of the plant. Parsley leaves are the traditional antidote for garlic's pungent smell. It is considered a strong diuretic.
Internal uses: It has been useful for fluid retention, urinary/kidney stones and for urinary infections. Other uses for the leaves: dropsy, jaundice, digestion and adrenals.
Herb: POKE ROOT
Botanical name: Phytolacca americana
Therapeutic actions: Alterative; Anodyne; Anti-inflammatory; Anti-viral; Anti-syphilitic; Anti-scorbutic; Anti-cancer; Cathartic; Deobstruent; Detergent; Expectorant; Emetic; Hypnotic; Narcotic; Purgative; Relaxant; Resolvant.
Description: This plant should only be used by the well-trained herbalist. Its results can be fatal. 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.
Internal uses: Some of its uses include: tonsillitis, swollen glands, mastitis, mumps, rheumatism and arthritis (due to its stimulating effect on the elimination of tissues).
Herb: YELLOW DOCK ROOT
Botanical name: Rumex crispus
Therapeutic actions: Alterative; Anti-scorbutic; Anti-scrofulus; Astringent; Anti-cancer; Anti-syphilitic; Cathartic; Cholagogue; Depurative; Detergent; Laxative; Nutritive; Tonic;
Nutrients: Calcium, iron, magnesium, manganese, niacin, phosphorus, potassium, selenium, silicon, zinc, vitamins A, B1, B2, B3 and C.
Drug Interactions: No known Drug Interactions.
Description: Yellow Dock is an excellent blood-builder as its iron content is easily digestible and it contains up to 40% iron.
Internal uses: It has been useful for anemia and iron-deficiency symptoms. As a blood cleanser, it has often been used for the treatment of skin diseases such as psoriasis, herpes, eruptions, eczema and acne. Yellow Dock has a stimulating effect on the liver and has been used for liver/gallbladder diseases.