Grape Seed: Snapshot

Botanical Name Vitis vinifera Part Used Seeds, fruit, leaves. Common Names Asma, Auzum, Domestic Grape, European Grape, Grape Vine, I’Nab, P’U T’Ao, P’U T’Ao Chiu, Raisin, Roseinekaerne, Tray, Vid, Vigne, Vine Vite Brief History Grape leaves, especially the red leaves, are astringent and anti-inflammatory. They are taken as an infusion to treat diarrhea, heavy menstrual…

Shilajit: Snapshot

Shilajit is naturally high in iron and other valuable minerals, making it very helpful for all wasting, degenerative diseases, especially diabetes, chronic urinary tract problems, impotence and infertility. It promotes strong bones and therefore is good for the healing of fractures, osteoarthritis and spondylosis. It is famous for its anti-diabetic properties, reducing blood sugar and…

Moringa: Snapshot

In the Indian indigenous system of medicine (Ayurveda), the leaves of Moringa oleifera are described to remove all kinds of excessive pain, useful in eye diseases, cure hallucinations, and as an aphrodisiac, anthelmintic, dry tumours, hiccough, asthma etc. Botanical Name Moringa oleifera Part Used Leaf Common Names horseradish tree, Benjamin, Sigru, Shigru (Sanskrit); Sahajan, sahijan…

Jiaogulan: Snapshot

Jiaogulan directly nourishes the visceral functions by increasing blood supply to various internal organs, through enhanced cardiac output. Jiaogulan also affects the neuroendocrine regulation to normalize the visceral functions that are adversely affected by various stressors.

Hydrangea: Snapshot

Western herbal medicine considers the diuretic hydrangea as being particularly helpful in the treatment of kidney and bladder stones. The herb is given for many other
conditions that affect the genitourinary system, including cystitis, urethritis, enlarged prostate, and prostatitis.

Fo-Ti: Snapshot

Fo-Ti is recommended as a tonic to maintain youthful vigour, increase energy, tone the kidneys and liver, and purify the blood. It is said to have the effects of darkening prematurely grey hair.