Grape Seed Benefits: 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 … Continue reading Grape Seed Benefits: Snapshot

Shilajit Benefits: 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 … Continue reading Shilajit Benefits: Snapshot

Moringa Leaf Benefits: 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 … Continue reading Moringa Leaf Benefits: Snapshot

Jiaogulan Benefits: 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 Benefits: 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 Benefits: 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.

Echinacea Benefits: Snapshot

Native Americans used this herb externally for burns, swelling of the lymph nodes, and insect bites. Internally, it was used for pain associated with headaches and stomachaches, measles, coughs, and gonorrhea. It was also used for rattlesnake bites. Today, the herb is used for prophylaxis and treatment of flu, sepsis, and mild to moderate cold infections.

Epimedium Benefits: Snapshot

Epimedium warms the kidneys, tonifies yang, stimulates the pituitary gland and thus the gonads and increases sperm production and motility. It also dilates capillaries and larger blood vessels, strengthens bones, improves metabolism, and exhibits a mild androgenic effect.

Tribulus Benefits: Snapshot

Tribulus has a long history of use in ancient Greece and India as a physical rejuvenation tonic. In China, it is used as a component of therapy for conditions affecting the liver, kidney, cardiovascular system, and immune sys­tem. It has also been used in Eastern European folk medi­cine for increased muscle strength and sexual potency.

Skullcap Benefits: Snapshot

Skullcap calms and strengthens the nerves, relaxes spasms, relieves pain, and promotes rest. It can help rebuild nerve sheaths. One of its constituents, scutellarin, is transformed in the body into scutellarein, which helps stimulate the brain to produce more endorphins.