A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P R S T U V W

CONSULT A HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONAL

 

A

ABDOMINAL BLOATING

Cloves, Fennel, Ginger, Milk Thistle, Sweet Wormwood, Wormwood

ACNE

Andrographis, Chaste Berry (male and female), Cleavers, Dandelion Root

ADDISON’S DISEASE

See also Autoimmune disease

Green Tea, American Ginseng, Panax Ginseng, Jiaogulan, Reishi.

AIDS/HIV

Ashwagandha (adjunct therapy), Astragalus, Cat’s Claw, Chlorella, Panax Ginseng (adjunct therapy), Licorice, Maitake, Reishi, Rhodiola (adjunct therapy), Spirulina, Turmeric

ALLERGIES

American Ginseng, Panax Ginseng, Baical Skullcap, Boswellia, Cat’s Claw (immune support), Feverfew, Ginger, Licorice, Eleuthero

ALTITUDE SICKNESS

Cloves, Ginger, American Ginseng, Panax Ginseng, Rhodiola, Eleuthero

ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE

Brahmi, Ginkgo, Grape seed, Turmeric, Rosemary

AMENORRHOEA, PRIMARY (absence of a menstrual period)

Chaste Berry, Tribulus

AMENORRHOEA, SECONDARY

See also Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

Chaste Berry, Dong Quai, Fennel

ANAEMIA, DEFICIENT BLOOD

Ashwagandha, Dong Quai, Jiaogulan,

ANAEMIA, DEFICIENT IRON

Ashwagandha, Chlorella, Spirulina, Yellow Dock

ANAESTHESIA, TO REDUCE TOXIC EFFECTS

Milk Thistle

ANAL FISSURE, TO SOFTEN STOOL

Psyllium, Senna Pods

ANDROGEN EXCESS

Black Cohosh, Chaste Berry (male, high doses), Licorice (female), Peony (female)

ANGINA PECTORIS

Arjuna, Dan Shen, Dong Quai, Hawthorn, Olive Leaf, Tienchi Ginseng, Turmeric

ANKYLOSING SPONDYLITIS

See also Autoimmune Disease and Bowel flora

Boswellia, Willow Bark

ANOREXIA

Cinnamon, Fennel, Juniper, Fenugreek

ANXIETY

Brahmi, California Poppy, Damiana, Passionflower, Skullcap, St John’s Wort, Valerian

APPETITE, POOR

See Anorexia

ARRHYTHMIAS. CARDIAC

Arjuna, Corydalis, Hawthorn, Tienchi Ginseng

ASTHMA

Baical Skullcap, Boswellia, Coleus, Feverfew, Ginger, Ginkgo (anti-PAF), Horehound, Licorice, Marshmallow Root, Passionflower

ATHEROSCLEROSIS, TO TREAT AND PREVENT

Garlic, Ginkgo, Grape seed, Green Tea, Hawthorn, Turmeric

ATHLETE’S FOOT

See Tinea

AUTOIMMUNE DISEASE

Astragalus, Bupleurum, Cat’s Claw, Chlorella, Hemidesmus, Reishi, Spirulina

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B

BACK PAIN, LOWER BACK

See also Osteoarthritis and Disc prolapse

Boswellia, Devil’s Claw, Willow Bark

BED WETTING

See Enuresis

BELL’S PALSY

Ginkgo, Gotu Kola, Grape seed, St John’s Wort

BENIGN PROSTATIC HYPERPLASIA

Corydalis, Crataeva, Nettle Root, Pygeum, Saw Palmetto

BLADDER INFECTION

See Cystitis

BLADDER STONES

Crataeva, Golden Rod,

BLADDER. ATONIC

Crataeva

BLEEDING, INTERNAL

Horsetail, Bearberry (Uva ursi), Tienchi Ginseng,

BOILS

Andrographis, Burdock, Echinacea, Marshmallow Root (topically)

BOWEL FLORA, TO MODIFY

Barberry, Chlorella, Garlic, Marshmallow Root, Olive Leaf, Psyllium, Spirulina, Triphala, Maitake, Eleuthero,

BREAST FEEDING

See Lactation

BREAST GROWTHS. BENIGN

Chaste Berry, Green Tea, Ginger, Peony, Red Clover, Wild Yam

BREAST TENDERNESS

See Mastalgia

BRONCHIAL ASTHMA

Echinacea, Fennel, Garlic, Ginger, Licorice,

BRONCHIECTASIS

Astragalus, Echinacea, Ginger

BRONCHITIS, ACUTE

Andrographis (acute doses), Echinacea (acute doses), Ginger, Horehound, Licorice, Marshmallow Root, Olive Leaf

BRONCHITIS, CHRONIC

Coleus, Fennel, Garlic, Ginger, Horehound, Licorice, Marshmallow Root, Olive Leaf

BRUISE EASILY

Bilberry, Horse Chestnut, Gotu Kola, Grape seed,

BUERGER’S DISEASE

Dan Shen, Dong Quai, Echinacea, Garlic, Ginger, Ginkgo, Gotu Kola, Hawthorn

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C

CACHEXIA

See also Anorexia

American Ginseng, Panax Ginseng, Jiaogulan, Rhodiola, Eleuthero, Milk Thistle, Tongkat Ali, Tribulus, Triphala, Ashwagandha

CANCER, ADJUNCT THERAPY

Cat’s Claw, Chlorella, Epilobium (prostate), Graviola, Green Tea (preventative also), Panax Ginseng (preventative also), Japanese Knotweed, Red Clover, Reishi, Spirulina, Tongkat Ali

CANCER, DURING CHEMOTHERAPY

Astragalus, American Ginseng, Panax Ginseng, Rhodiola, Jiaogulan, Eleuthero, Ashwagandha, Baical Skullcap, Dan Shen (for lymphoma), Echinacea, Milk Thistle, Reishi,

CANCER, DURING RADIOTHERAPY

Ashwagandha, Astragalus, American Ginseng, Panax Ginseng, Chlorella, Grape seed, Reishi, Rhodiola, Eleuthero, Spirulina

CANCER, SLOW PROGRESSION

American Ginseng, Panax Ginseng, Bladderwrack, Kelp, Cat’s Claw, Garlic, Grape seed, Green Tea, Red Clover, Reishi, Maitake, Turmeric

CANCER, BLADDER

Astragalus, Cat’s Claw, Garlic, Green Tea, Maitake, Eleuthero

CANCER, BONE

Astragalus, Baical Skullcap, Maitake

CANCER, BREAST

Astragalus, Cat’s Claw, Chaste Berry, Garlic, Green Tea, Red Clover, Reishi, Maitake, Turmeric

CANCER, CERVICAL

Astragalus, Green Tea, Turmeric

CANCER, COLORECTAL

Astragalus, Barberry, Bladderwrack, Kelp, Cat’s Claw, Garlic, Green Tea, Red Clover, Reishi, Maitake, Turmeric

CANCER, ENDOMETRIAL

Astragalus, Cat’s Claw, Garlic, Green Tea, Red Clover,

CANCER, KIDNEY

Astragalus, Cat’s Claw, Licorice, Reishi, Eleuthero

CANCER, LIVER

Astragalus, Barberry, Baical Skullcap, Cinnamon, Red Clover, Reishi

CANCER, LUNG

Astragalus, Baical Skullcap, Cat’s Claw, Red Clover, Turmeric

CANCER, OVARIAN

Astragalus, Green Tea, Red Clover, Turmeric

CANCER, PROSTATE

Damiana, Epilobium, Red Clover, Milk Thistle, Turmeric

CANCER, SKIN

Astragalus, Cat’s Claw, Reishi, Eleuthero

CANCER, STOMACH

Garlic, Maitake

CANDIDIASIS, GASTROINTESTINAL

Andrographis, Barberry, Cinnamon, Echinacea Garlic, Grape seed, Green Tea, Graviola, Milk Thistle

CANDIDIASIS, VAGINAL

Andrographis, Chaste Berry, Cinnamon, Echinacea, Grapefruit Seed,

CAPILLARY FRAGILITY

Bilberry, Ginkgo, Horse Chestnut, Gotu Kola, Grape seed,

CARDIAC FAILURE, MILD CONGESTIVE

Arjuna, American Ginseng, Panax Ginseng, Astragalus, Coleus, Hawthorn, Shatavari

CARDIOMYOPATHY

Arjuna, Coleus, Dan Shen, Hawthorn,

CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE, PREVENTION Of

Arjuna, Chlorella, Garlic, Grape seed, Japanese Knotweed, Green Tea, Rosemary, Spirulina,

CARPAL TUNNEL SYNDROME

Ashwagandha, Boswellia, Horse Chestnut, Ginkgo, Grape seed, St John’s Wort, Turmeric

CATARACT, TO PREVENT DETERIORATION

Bilberry, Ginkgo, Grape seed, Turmeric

CATARRH, LOWER RESPIRATORY

Echinacea, Garlic,

CATARRH, SINUS OR NASOPHARYNGEAL

Echinacea, Fennel, Golden Rod, Horehound

CATARRHAL DEAFNESS

Golden Rod

CELIAC DISEASE

Licorice

CELLULITE

Bladderwrack, Gotu Kola (also topically),

CELLULITIS

Andrographis (acute doses), Echinacea (acute doses), Gotu Kola (also topically) Grape seed,

CEREBROVASCULAR DISEASE

Brahmi, Dan Shen, Dong Quai, Ginkgo, Rosemary

CHILBLAINS

Cayenne, Ginger, Ginkgo

CHLOASMA

Grape seed,

CHOLECYSTITIS

Andrographis (acute doses), Barberry, Dandelion Root, Echinacea (acute doses)

CHRONIC FATIGUE SYNDROME

Ashwagandha, Astragalus, Chlorella, Dan Shen, Ginkgo, Hawthorn, American Ginseng, Panax Ginseng, Jiaogulan, Licorice, Olive Leaf, Reishi, Rhodiola, St John’s Wort, Spirulina,

CHRONIC LYMPHOCYTIC LEUKAEMIA

Dong Quai, Garlic, Green Tea, Hawthorn, Kelp, Turmeric

CIRCULATION, PERIPHERAL IMPAIRED

Arjuna, Cayenne, Cinnamon, Dan Shen, Dong Quai, Garlic, Ginger, Ginkgo, Grape seed, Hawthorn, Epimedium, Rosemary

COGNITIVE PERFORMANCE, TO IMPROVE

Brahmi, Ginkgo, Gotu Kola, American Ginseng, Panax Ginseng, Jiaogulan, Peony, Rhodiola, Rosemary, Sage, Schisandra, Eleuthero, Velvet Bean

COLD SORES

See Herpes simplex

COLDS

See Common cold

COLIC, FLATULENT

See also Bowel flora and Flatulence

Fennel, Ginger, Milk Thistle, Sweet Wormwood, Wormwood

COLIC, INFANTILE

Fennel

COLIC, INTESTINAL

Corydalis, Fennel, Ginger, Valerian, Wild Yam, Sweet Wormwood, Wormwood,

COLIC, RENAL

See Kidney stones

COLITIS

See Ulcerative colitis

COMMON COLD

See also Infection, acute

Andrographis (acute doses), Cat’s Claw, Echinacea (acute doses), Garlic, Ginger

CONCENTRATION (Enhancement)

Brahmi, Ginkgo, American Ginseng, Panax Ginseng, Rhodiola, Rosemary, Eleuthero, Gotu Kola

CONJUNCTIVITIS

See also Infection or Hay Fever

Echinacea, Barberry, (also topically), Fennel (topically)

CONNECTIVE TISSUE REPAIR

See Healing

CONNECTIVE TISSUE (Strengthen)

Grape seed, Hawthorn, Fo-Ti

CONSTIPATION

Marshmallow Root, Milk Thistle, Psyllium, Senna Pods, Triphala, Yellow Dock, Bladderwrack, Kelp

CONVALESCENCE

Ashwagandha, Cat’s Claw, Chlorella, Fenugreek, American Ginseng, Panax Ginseng, Jiaogulan, Licorice, Rhodiola, Eleuthero, Tongkat Ali, Tribulus, Triphala, Spirulina,

CORONARY

See Heart attack

COUGH

Bupleurum (chronic), Fennel, Horehound, Licorice, Marshmallow Root,

CRAMPS (Leg)

Ginkgo, Horse Chestnut, Gotu Kola, Peony

CROHN’S DISEASE

See also Autoimmune disease and Bowel flora

Boswellia, Echinacea, Fennel, Licorice, Marshmallow Root, Milk Thistle, Psyllium, Sweet Wormwood, Wormwood

CYSTIC FIBROSIS

Turmeric, Boswellia

CYSTIC HYPERPLASIA (Endometrium)

Chaste Berry

CYSTITIS

Andrographis (acute doses), Coriander seed, Crataeva, Echinacea (acute doses), Golden Rod, Horsetail, Juniper, Bearberry (Uva ursi), Licorice (acute doses), Marshmallow Root, Saw Palmetto, (acute doses)

CYSTITIS (Recurrent)

Andrographis, Crataeva, Echinacea, Juniper, Licorice

CYTOMEGALOVIRUS

Cat’s Claw, Nettle, Olive Leaf, Spirulina

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D

DEAFNESS (Acute)

See Hearing loss, idiopathic

DEBILITY

Ashwagandha, Astragalus, Cat’s Claw, Chlorella, Dong Quai, Fenugreek, American Ginseng, Panax Ginseng, Fo-Ti (in the elderly), Jiaogulan, Rhodiola, Rosemary, Sarsaparilla, Schisandra, Shatavari (sexual), Eleuthero, Spirulina, Tongkat Ali, Triphala, Velvet Bean

DEEP VEIN THROMBOSIS (DVT), (Reduce Risk)

Horse Chestnut, Coleus, Dan Shen, Dong Quai, Garlic, Ginger, Gotu Kola, Turmeric

DEMENTlA

See Alzheimer’s disease

DEMENTlA, VASCULAR

See also Alzheimer’s disease

Brahmi, Ginkgo (prevention and treatment), Velvet Bean

DENTAL CARIES, TO PREVENT

Cloves (topical), Echinacea (also topically), Green Tea (topically)

DEPRESSION

Albizzia, Damiana, Ginkgo, Graviola, Jiaogulan, Muira Puama, Rhodiola, Eleuthero (mild), St John’s Wort, Skullcap, Valerian.

DEPRESSION (Post-Natal)

See also Depression

Chaste Berry, Rhodiola.

DERMATITIS ECZEMA

Albizzia, Baical Skullcap, Burdock, Cleavers, Echinacea, Evening Primrose, Nettle, Red Clover, Sarsaparilla, Yellow Dock, Coleus

DIABETES, MELLlTUS

American Ginseng, Panax Ginseng, Cinnamon, Fenugreek, Gymnema, Milk Thistle

DIABETES, GESTATIONAL

See also Diabetes mellitus

Chanca Piedra, Gymnema, Juniper, Milk Thistle

DIABETIC NEUROPATHY

See also Diabetes mellitus

Evening Primrose, Gotu Kola, Baical Skullcap (to prevent), Dan Shen

DIABETIC RETINOPATHY

See also Diabetes mellitus

Bilberry, Chanca Piedra, Ginkgo, Grape seed, Red Clover, Hawthorn, Wild Yam

DIARRHOEA

Bilberry, Cinnamon, Fennel, Fenugreek, Grape seed, Green Tea, Lady’s Mantle, Marshmallow Root, Psyllium

DIGESTIVE WEAKNESS

Cayenne, Cinnamon, Ginger, Sweet Wormwood, Wormwood

DISC PROLAPSE LESIONS

Bilberry, California Poppy (acute doses for pain), Ginkgo, Gotu Kola, Grape seed

DIVERTICULITIS/DIVERTICULOSIS

See also Bowel flora

Echinacea, Garlic, Marshmallow Root, Psyllium, Wild Yam

DIZZINESS

See also Hypotension, postural

Ginkgo, Fo-Ti

DRUG ABUSE ADDICTION

California Poppy, American Ginseng, Panax Ginseng, Passionflower, Eleuthero, Skullcap, St John’s Wort, Valerian, Ashwagandha

DUODENAL ULCER

See Ulcer, peptic

DYSBIOSIS

See Bowel flora

DYSENTERY

See also Infection, gastrointestinal

Andrographis (acute doses), Echinacea (acute doses), Juniper, Grapefruit Seed

DYSGLYCAEMIA

Ginkgo, Gymnema, Licorice, Schisandra, Eleuthero, Ashwagandha

DYSMENORRHOEA. CONGESTIVE

Horse Chestnut, Chaste Berry, Corydalis, Dong Quai, Ginkgo, Grape seed,

DYSMENORRHOEA, SPASMODIC (pain during menstruation)

Black Cohosh, Corydalis (acute doses), Dong Quai, Fennel, Ginger, Peony, Wild Yam

DYSPEPSIA

See also Nervous dyspepsia

Barberry, Cinnamon, Cloves, Coriander seed, Dandelion Root, Fennel, Fenugreek, Ginger

DYSURIA

See also Cystitis

Coriander seed, Horsetail, Bearberry (Uva ursi), Marshmallow Root, Cleavers

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E

EARACHE

See also Catarrh, nasopharyngeal

ECZEMA

See Dermatitis

EDEMA

See Oedema

ELDERLY, TONIC FOR

Brahmi, Chlorella, Ginkgo, American Ginseng, Panax Ginseng, Fo-Ti, Jiaogulan, Reishi, Rhodiola, Eleuthero, Spirulina, Tongkat Ali, Tribulus, Ashwagandha, Velvet Bean

EMACIATION

See also Cachexia

Chlorella, American Ginseng, Panax Ginseng, Fo-Ti, Jiaogulan, Rhodiola, Rosemary (Ursolic Acid), Eleuthero, Spirulina, Tongkat Ali, Tribulus, Triphala, Ashwagandha

EMPHYSEMA See also Bronchitis, chronic

Astragalus, Grape seed, Green Tea, Horsetail

ENDOMETRIOSIS

See also Dysmenorrhoea

Chaste Berry (higher doses), Green Tea, Lady’s Mantle, Wild Yam

ENURESIS NOCTURIA (nighttime bedwetting)

Crataeva, Horsetail, Bearberry (Uva ursi), Pygeum, Schisandra, St John’s Wort,

EPILEPSY

Brahmi, Black Cohosh, Peony, Passionflower, Skullcap, Valerian

EPISTAXIS (Nosebleeds)

Horsetail, Bearberry (Uva ursi), Grape seed, Nettle,

EPSTEIN-BARR VIRUS

Andrographis (acute doses), Licorice, Noni, Olive Leaf, Skullcap Baical

ESTROGEN, LOW

See Oestrogen, low

ESTROGEN, RELATIVE EXCESS

See Oestrogen, relative excess

EXCITABILITY

Passionflower, Skullcap, Valerian

EXERCISE (Improve performance)

American Ginseng, Panax Ginseng, Chlorella, Guaraná, Jiaogulan, Rhodiola, Schisandra, Eleuthero, Tongkat Ali, Tribulus, Velvet Bean

EXHAUSTION

See Fatigue

EYE STRAIN

Bilberry, Ginkgo, Eleuthero

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F

FATIGUE.

Ashwagandha, Astragalus, Chlorella, American Ginseng, Panax Ginseng, Guaraná, Jiaogulan, Licorice, Fo-Ti (with insomnia), Rhodiola, Sage, Sarsaparilla, Schisandra, Eleuthero, Skullcap (nervous), Spirulina, St John’s Wort, Tongkat Ali, Tribulus

FERTILITY FEMALE, TO ENHANCE

See also Polycystic ovary syndrome

Black Cohosh, Chaste Berry, Licorice, Peony, Saw Palmetto, Shatavari, Eleuthero, Wild Yam

FERTILITY MALE, TO ENHANCE

American Ginseng, Panax Ginseng, Ashwagandha, Astragalus, Black Cohosh, Dong Quai, Epimedium

FEVER

Cayenne, Ginger, Willow Bark, (generally all acute doses), Sage

FIBROCYSTlC BREAST DISEASE

See Breast growths, benign

FIBROIDS, UTERINE

See also Menorrhagia

Black Cohosh, Chaste Berry, Dan Shen, Echinacea, Peony, Rosemary, Schisandra, Thuja

FIBROMYALGIA

Astragalus, Boswellia, Bupleurum, Cat’s Claw, Ginkgo, American Ginseng, Panax Ginseng, Olive Leaf, Reishi, Rhodiola, St John’s Wort, Ashwagandha

FLATULENCE

See also Bowel flora

Coriander seed, Fennel, Juniper, Sage, Milk Thistle, Sweet Wormwood, Wormwood

FOOD ALLERGIES SENSITIVITIES

See also Digestive Weakness and Liver insufficiency (both types)

Albizzia, Andrographis, Baical Skullcap, Echinacea, Ginger, Milk Thistle, Sweet Wormwood, Wormwood

FRACTURES, TO PROMOTE HEALING

Dan Shen, Gotu Kola, Hawthorn

FUNGAL INFECTION

See Tinea or Candidiasis

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G

GALL BLADDER DYSFUNCTION

Barberry, Boldo, Dandelion Root,

GALLBLADDER INFECTION

See Cholecystitis

GALLSTONES

Barberry, Boldo, Chanca Piedra, Corydalis, Milk Thistle, Stone Root, Turmeric

GANGRENE

Echinacea, Ginkgo, Grape seed, Gotu Kola

GASTRIC ACID, LOW

See Hypochlorhydria

GASTRIC ULCER

See Ulcer, peptic

GASTRITIS

Barberry (If involving Helicobacter), Fenugreek, Licorice, Marshmallow Root, Psyllium

GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT, INFLAMMATION

Fenugreek, Marshmallow Root, Psyllium

GASTRO, REFLUX

Licorice, Marshmallow Root, Psyllium,

GENITAL HERPES

See Herpes simplex

GLANDS, LYMPH ENLARGED

Cleavers, Echinacea,

GLANDULAR FEVER

See also Post-viral syndromes

Andrographis, Astragalus, Baical Skullcap, Echinacea, Olive Leaf, St John’s Wort, Milk Thistle

GLAUCOMA

Coleus, Ginkgo, Hawthorn

GOUT

Chanca Piedra, Juniper, Sarsaparilla

GRAVES’ DISEASE

See Hyperthyroidism

GUMS, BLEEDING

See also Gingivitis

Bilberry, Grape seed,

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H

HAEMATURIA (blood in urine)

See also Cystitis

Horsetail (acute doses) (acute doses), Tienchi Ginseng,

HAEMOCHROMATOSIS (iron overload disorder)

Green Tea, Gymnema, Milk Thistle

HAEMORRHOIDS

Bilberry, Horse Chestnut, Gotu Kola, Grape seed, Psyllium, Senna Pods (to soften stool)

HAIRLOSS

Bilberry, Fo-Ti, Ginkgo, Gotu Kola, Grape seed, Green Tea, Muira Puama, Saw Palmetto

HALITOSIS

Barberry (gargle also), Cloves (gargle also), Turmeric

HANGOVER, TO PREVENT

Panax Ginseng (treat hangover), Rosemary, Schisandra, Milk Thistle, Turmeric

HASHIMOTO’S DISEASE

See Hypothyroidism

HAY FEVER

Albizzia, Baical Skullcap, Garlic, Golden Rod, Nettle

HEADACHE, SINUS

See also Catarrh, sinus

HEADACHE, TENSION

California Poppy (acute doses), Cayenne, Corydalis (acute doses), Guaraná, Hawthorn, Passionflower, Rosemary, Valerian, Willow Bark

HEALING, TO PROMOTE

Bilberry, Dan Shen (fractures, especially), Echinacea, Ginkgo, Gotu Kola (also topically), Grape seed, Tienchi Ginseng (traumatic injuries)

HEARING LOSS. IDIOPATHIC

Coleus, Dan Shen, Ginger, Ginkgo

HEART ATTACK, TO PREVENT

See also Atherosclerosis and Angina

Arjuna, American Ginseng, Panax Ginseng, Chlorella, Coleus (antiplatelet action), Dan Shen, Garlic, Ginkgo, Hawthorn, Japanese Knotweed, Spirulina, Turmeric

HEART FAILURE

See Cardiac failure

HEARTBURN

See Gastro-oesophageal reflux

HEAVY METAL BURDEN, TO REDUCE

Chlorella, Coriander seed, Garlic, Milk Thistle, Spirulina

HELICOBACTER

See Ulcer, peptic

HEPATITIS A

See also Infection, acute

Andrographis (especially useful, acute doses), Boldo, Bupleurum, Chanca Piedra, Dan Shen, Milk Thistle, St John’s Wort (acute doses)

HEPATITIS B and C

See also Infection, chronic

Andrographis, Astragalus, Boldo, Bupleurum, Chanca Piedra, Dan Shen, Echinacea, Schisandra, Milk Thistle, St John’s Wort

HEPATITIS, CHRONIC ACTIVE

See also Autoimmune disease

Boldo, Bupleurum, Dan Shen, Echinacea, Jiaogulan, Milk Thistle, Schisandra, St John’s Wort

HERPES

Astragalus, Cat’s Claw, Echinacea (acute doses), Licorice, Olive Leaf, St John’s Wort (acute doses)

HERPES SIMPLEX

Echinacea (acute doses), Licorice (topically), St John’s Wort (acute doses)

HERPES ZOSTER

See Shingles

HOT FLUSHES

See Menopausal symptoms

HYPERCHOLESTEROlAEMIA (higher than normal levels of blood cholesterol)

Albizzia, Arjuna, American Ginseng, Panax Ginseng, Boldo, Chanca Piedra, Chlorella, Coriander seed, Fo-Ti, Garlic, Gymnema, Pygeum, Spirulina

HYPERGLYCAEMIA

See Diabetes

HYPERHYDROSIS (Excessive sweating)

Sage

HYPERTENSION (High Blood pressure)

Arjuna, Astragalus, Baical Skullcap, Chanca Piedra, Chlorella, Coleus, Dan Shen, Garlic, Graviola, Hawthorn, Epimedium, Japanese Knotweed, Olive Leaf, Spirulina, Valerian.

HYPERTHYROIDISM (overactive thyroid gland)

See also Autoimmune disease and Bowel flora

Bugleweed

HYPERTYRAMINAEMIA

Barberry

HYPOGLYCAEMIA

See Dysglycaemia

HYPOTENSION (Low Blood Pressure)

Ginkgo, Licorice, Velvet Bean

HYPOTENSION, POSTURAL

Astragalus, Ginkgo, Hawthorn, American Ginseng, Panax Ginseng, Licorice

HYPOTHYROIDISM (underactive thyroid gland)

See also Autoimmune disease and Bowel flora

Ashwagandha, Black Cohosh, Brahmi, Bladderwrack, Coleus, Kelp

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IMMUNE DEFICIENCY, CHRONIC

Astragalus, Cat’s Claw, Chlorella, Echinacea, American Ginseng, Panax Ginseng, Jiaogulan, Reishi, Rhodiola, Eleuthero, Spirulina, Ashwagandha

IMMUNITY. POOR

Andrographis, Astragalus, Cat’s Claw, Chlorella, Echinacea, Jiaogulan, Eleuthero, Triphala,

IMPOTENCE

Ginkgo, American Ginseng, Panax Ginseng, Guaraná, Epimedium, Muira Puama, Rhodiola, Saw Palmetto, Eleuthero, Shatavari, Tongkat Ali, Tribulus, Velvet Bean

INCONTINENCE:. URINARY

Crataeva, Horsetail, Bearberry (Uva ursi), Pygeum

INDIGESTION

See Dyspepsia

INFANTILE COLIC

See Colic, infantile

INFECTION, ACUTE

Andrographis (acute doses). Baical Skullcap (especially respiratory and gastrointestinal, acute doses), Cayenne, Echinacea (acute doses), Ginger, Graviola, Olive Leaf, Eleuthero

INFECTION, CHRONIC

Andrographis, Astragalus, (especially respiratory), Cat’s Claw, Echinacea, Graviola, Olive Leaf, Reishi, Eleuthero

INFECTION, GASTROINTESTINAL

See also Bowel flora and Dysentery

Barberry (acute non-viral), Echinacea, Fenugreek, Garlic, (acute non-viral with diarrhoea), Lady’s Mantle, Marshmallow Root, Psyllium

INFECTION, PREVENTION

Andrographis, Astragalus (especially in depleted patients), Cat’s Claw, Chlorella, Echinacea, American Ginseng, Panax Ginseng, Japanese Knotweed, Reishi, Rhodiola, Eleuthero, Spirulina, Ashwagandha

INFECTION, VIRAL

Andrographis (acute doses), Echinacea (acute doses), Olive Leaf, St John’s Wort (enveloped viruses), Thuja (all viruses)

INFERTILITY

See Fertility, to enhance

INFLUENZA

See also Infection, acute

Andrographis, Echinacea, Garlic, Golden Rod, Olive Leaf, Japanese Knotweed

INJURIES, INTERNAL TREATMENT

See Healing

INSOMNIA. NON-RESTORATIVE SLEEP

Brahmi, Licorice, Eleuthero, Ashwagandha.

INSOMNIA, SLEEP MAINTENANCE

Brahmi, California Poppy, Chaste Berry, Passionflower, Skullcap, St John’s Wort, Valerian, Ashwagandha.

INSOMNIA, SLEEP ONSET

California Poppy, Corydalis, Passionflower, Valerian.

INSULIN RESISTANCE

See also Metabolic Syndrome X

Cinnamon, Gymnema, American Ginseng, Panax Ginseng, Milk Thistle

INTERMITTENT CLAUDICATION

See Circulation, peripheral impaired

IRRITABILITY

Passionflower, Skullcap, St John’s Wort, Valerian

IRRITABLE BOWEL SYNDROME

Marshmallow Root, Psyllium, Skullcap, St John’s Wort, Valerian

ITCHING

See SKIN DISORDERS, CHRONIC

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J

JET LAG

Ginkgo, Jiaogulan, Rhodiola, Eleuthero

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K

KIDNEY STONES

Chanca Piedra, Crataeva, Juniper, Marshmallow Root, Stone Root

KIDNEY DISEASE

Bupleurum, Dandelion Root, Marshmallow Root, Milk Thistle

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L

LACTATION, DIFFICULT

Fennel, Fenugreek, Shatavari

LACTATION, TO INHIBIT

Sage

LARYNGITIS

Cayenne (topical), Cloves (topical), Echinacea, Horehound, Marshmallow Root (topically), Sage (topically),

LEUCORRHOEA (whitish or yellowish vaginal discharge)

Lady’s Mantle, Peony

LEUKAEMIA

See Chronic lymphocytic leukaemia

LEUKOPENIA (low white blood cell count)

Astragalus, Ashwagandha

LIBIDO, EXCESSIVE IN MEN

Chaste Berry (higher doses)

LIBIDO, TO ENHANCE

Damiana, American Ginseng, Panax Ginseng, Guaraná, Epimedium, Muira Puama, Eleuthero, Tongkat Ali, Tribulus, Velvet Bean

LIVER CIRRHOSIS

Boldo, Dan Shen, Gotu Kola, Grape seed, Milk Thistle, Reishi, Schisandra

LIVER DAMAGE

Andrographis, Boldo, Bupleurum, Dong Quai, Schisandra, Milk Thistle

LIVER INSUFFICIENCY, DIGESTIVE

Andrographis, Barberry, Boldo, Bupleurum, Chanca Piedra, Dandelion Root, Milk Thistle

LIVER INSUFFICIENCY, PHASE I/II DETOXIFICATION

Garlic, Green Tea, Rosemary, Schisandra, Turmeric

LOW GASTRlC ACID

Cayenne, Coleus, Ginger, Sweet Wormwood, Wormwood

LUPUS

See also Autoimmune disease

Astragalus, Boswellia, Bupleurum, Echinacea. Grape seed, Hemidesmus, Licorice, Eleuthero

LYME DISEASE

See also Autoimmune disease and Infection, chronic

Andrographis, Astragalus, Baical Skullcap, Cat’s Claw, Echinacea, Licorice, Maitake, Red Clover, Reishi, Eleuthero

LYMPHOEDEMA (localised fluid retention and tissue swelling)

Horse Chestnut, Ginger, Grape seed

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M

MACULAR DEGENERATlON

Bilberry, Grape seed, Ginkgo

MASTALGIA (Breast pain)

Horse Chestnut, Chaste Berry, Evening Primrose, Ginkgo

MEASLES

See also Infection, acute

Andrographis, Echinacea, St John’s Wort (all acute doses)

MEMORY, TO IMPROVE

Brahmi (especially medium and long-term), Ginkgo (short-term), American Ginseng, Panax Ginseng, Red Clover, Rhodiola, Rosemary, Sage, Schisandra, Eleuthero

MENIERE’S DISEASE

Barberry, Horse Chestnut, Ginkgo, Eleuthero

MENOPAUSAL SYMPTOMS

American Ginseng, Panax Ginseng, Black Cohosh, Chaste Berry, Damiana, Lady’s Mantle, Red Clover, Sage, Sarsaparilla, Saw Palmetto, Shatavari, Wild Yam (oral use only)

MENORRHAGIA (excessive menstrual bleeding, or bleeding between periods)

See also Fibroids

Chaste Berry, Lady’s Mantle, Peony, Tienchi Ginseng

MENSTRUAL IRREGULARITY

Chaste Berry, Dong Quai, Peony

MENSTRUAL PAIN

See Dysmenorrhoea

MENTAL PERFORMANCE

See Cognitive performance

METABOLIC SYNDROME X

Cinnamon (higher doses), Coleus, Gymnema, Milk Thistle, Licorice (for fat loss)

METRORRHAGIA (Bleeding from the uterus that is not associated with menstruation)

Chaste Berry, Lady’s Mantle, Tienchi Ginseng

MIGRAINE HEADACHE

Dong Quai, Feverfew, Guaraná, Willow Bark, Peony, Valerian

MISCARRlAGE, REPEATED

Chaste Berry

MISCARRIAGE, THREATENED

Chaste Berry, Wild Yam

MONONUCLEOSIS

See Glandular fever

MORNING SICKNESS

Ginger

MOTION SICKNESS

See Travel sickness

MOUTH ULCERS

See Ulcer, mouth

MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS

See also Autoimmune disease and Bowel flora

Astragalus, Boswellia, Bupleurum, Ginkgo, Grape seed, Hemidesmus, Olive Leaf, Red Clover, St. John’s Wort, Wild Yam

MUMPS

Andrographis, Echinacea, Eleuthero

MYALGIA (Muscle Pain)

Black Cohosh, Devil’s Claw, Tribulus

MYASTHENIA GRAVIS

Astragalus, Red Clover, Wild Yam

MYCOPLASMA INFECTION

Olive Leaf

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N

NAILS, BRITTLE

Gotu Kola, Horsetail, Nettle

NAUSEA

Barberry, Bupleurum, Cinnamon, Cloves, Fennel, Ginger

NEPHRITIS (Kidney Inflammation)

Astragalus, Bilberry, Ginkgo, Gotu Kola, Golden Rod, Grape seed, Sarsaparilla

NERVE DAMAGE

Ginkgo, Gotu Kola, Grape seed, St John’s Wort

NERVOUS DYSPEPSIA

Damiana, Valerian

NERVOUS EXHAUSTION

See Fatigue

NEURALGIA (Nerve Pain)

See also Trigeminal neuralgia

California Poppy (acute doses), St John’s Wort (acute doses), Skullcap, Velvet Bean

NIGHT BLINDNESS

Bilberry

NiGHT CRAMPS

Horse Chestnut, Ginkgo, Gotu Kola, Valerian

NIGHT SWEATS

Astragalus, Cat’s Claw, Schisandra

NUTRITION

See also Cachexia

Chlorella, Maca, Noni, Spirulina, Triphala

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O

OBESITY

See Weight loss, to assist

OEDEMA

Boswellia (due to malignant brain tumours), Horse Chestnut,

OEDEMA, PREMENSTRUAL

See Mastalgia

OESTROGEN, LOW

American Ginseng, Panax Ginseng, Shatavari, Tribulus, Wild Yam

OESTROGEN, RELATIVE EXCESS

Chaste Berry, Peony

OLIGOMENORRHOEA (infrequent or very light menstruation)

Chaste Berry

ORCHITIS (swelling (inflammation) of one or both of the testicles)

Saw Palmetto

OSTEOARTHRITIS

Ashwagandha, Black Cohosh (especially small joint), Boswellia, Cat’s Claw, Devil’s Claw, Feverfew, Fo-Ti, Ginger, Hawthorn, Nettle, Turmeric, Willow Bark, Yucca

OSTEOPENIA

Coleus, Evening Primrose, Gotu Kola

OSTEOPOROSIS

Feverfew, Ginger, Gotu Kola, Hawthorn, Red Clover, Wild Yam

OTITIS MEDIA, SEROUS (middle ear infection)

Golden Rod

OVARIAN PAIN

Wild Yam, Dong Quai

OVARIAN CYST

Chaste Berry (follicular)

OVULATION, ERRATIC

Chaste Berry, Dong Quai, Peony, Wild Yam

OVULATION. PAINFUL

See also Ovarian pain

Chaste Berry

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P

PAIN MANAGEMENT

See also Osteoarthritis, Neuralgia and Headache

Boswellia, California Poppy (nerve generated pain/acute doses), Corydalis (visceral pain), Ginger, Turmeric, Willow Bark (back pain)

PALPITATIONS

Arjuna, Corydalis, Dan Shen, Dong Quai, Hawthorn, Passionflower

PANCREATITIS

Dan Shen, Grape seed,

PANIC ATTACKS

See also Anxiety

California Poppy, Valerian (all acute doses).

PARASITES, INTESTINAL

Barberry, Black Walnut, Sweet Wormwood, Wormwood

PARKINSON’S DISEASE

Ginkgo, Grape seed, Milk Thistle, Rosemary, Turmeric, Velvet Bean, Sarsaparilla, Yellow Dock

PCOS

See Polycystic ovary syndrome

PELVIC INFLAMMATION, CHRONIC

Astragalus, Baical Skullcap, Barberry, Echinacea, Saw Palmetto

PEPTIC ULCER

See Ulcer, peptic

PERTUSSIS (whooping cough)

Echinacea, (all acute doses)

PHARYNGITIS

Echinacea, Fennel (topically), Marshmallow Root (topically), Sage

PHLEBITIS

See Thrombophlebitis

PHYSICAL PERFORMANCE

See Exercise

PILES

See Haemorrhoids

PLEURISY

See also Bronchitis, acute

Andrographis, Echinacea, (all acute doses)

PNEUMONIA

See also Bronchitis, acute

Andrographis, Echinacea, Olive Leaf

POLYCYSTIC OVARY SYNDROME (PCOS)

See also Insulin resistance

Black Cohosh, Chaste Berry, Gymnema, Licorice, Peony, Thuja, Tribulus

POLYMENORRHOEA (periods at intervals of 2 to 3 weeks)

Chaste Berry

POST-PARTUM HAEMORRHAGE

Shepherd’s Purse, Tienchi Ginseng (all acute doses)

POST-VIRAL SYNDROMES

See also Chronic fatigue syndrome

Astragalus, American Ginseng, Panax Ginseng, Jiaogulan, Japanese Knotweed, Reishi, Rhodiola, St John’s Wort, Ashwagandha

PREGNANCY, FALSE LABOUR PAINS

Black Haw

PREGNANCY, NAUSEA

See Morning sickness

PREGNANCY, RESTLESS FOETUS

Baical Skullcap

PREGNANCY, TO PREPARE FOR LABOUR

Black Cohosh (in late pregnancy)

PREMENSTRUAL SYNDROME

Black Cohosh, Horse Chestnut, Chaste Berry, Evening Primrose, Skullcap, St John’s Wort, Yucca

PROGESTERONE DEFICIENCY

See Oestrogen, relative excess

PROSTATISM

Corydalis, Valerian

PROSTATITIS. ACUTE

See also Infection, acute

Andrographis (acute doses) Baical Skullcap, Echinacea (acute doses), Horsetail,

PROSTATITIS, CHRONIC

Baical Skullcap, Echinacea, Horsetail, Bearberry (Uva ursi), Pygeum, Nettle Root, Pygeum, Saw Palmetto

PSORIASIS

See also Skin disorders, chronic

Barberry, Burdock, Cleavers, Sarsaparilla, Yellow Dock

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R

RAYNAUD’S SYNDROME

Cayenne, Evening Primrose, Ginger, Ginkgo, Hawthorn

RECOVERY FROM DISEASE

See Convalescence

REPETITIVE STRAIN INJURY RSI

Boswellia, Horse Chestnut, Ginger, Ginkgo, Gotu Kola, St John’s Wort, Turmeric, Willow Bark

RESTLESS LEGS SYNDROME

Horse Chestnut, Ginkgo, Gotu Kola, Passionflower, Valerian

RESTLESSNESS

See Anxiety

RETINAL DAMAGE

Bilberry, Ginkgo, Grape seed, Gotu Kola

RHEUMATISM

Chlorella, Ginger, Nettle, Sarsaparilla, Spirulina,

RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS

See also Autoimmune disease and Bowel flora

Black Cohosh, Boswellia, Cat’s Claw, Chlorella, Devil’s Claw, Evening Primrose, Feverfew, Ginger, Hemidesmus, Nettle, Sarsaparilla, Spirulina, Turmeric, Willow Bark

RHINITIS, ALLERGIC

See Hay fever

ROSACEA

Andrographis, Burdock, Cleavers, Echinacea, Sarsaparilla

ROSS RIVER VIRUS

Andrographis, Astragalus (for chronic). Cat’s Claw (for chronic), Echinacea, Olive Leaf

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S

SCIATICA

See Disc prolapse

SCLERODERMA

See also Autoimmune disease

Dan Shen, Gotu Kola

SEBACEOUS CYSTS

Calendula (internal)

SEIZURES

See Epilepsy

SHINGLES

Andrographis, Cayenne (topically for postherpetic neuralgia), Echinacea, Olive Leaf, St John’s Wort

SINUSITIS, ACUTE

See also Common cold

Andrographis, Echinacea, (acute doses), Garlic, Thuja

SINUSITIS, CHRONIC

Andrographis, Echinacea, Garlic, Golden Rod

SKIN DISORDERS, CHRONIC

Black Walnut, Burdock, Cleavers, Hemidesmus, Red Clover, Sarsaparilla, Yellow Dock, Dandelion Root

SMOKING, TO SUPPORT HEALTH

See also Bronchitis, chronic

Andrographis, Chlorella, Grape seed, Green Tea, Japanese Knotweed, Rosemary, Schisandra, Spirulina, Turmeric

SORE THROAT

See Pharyngitis

SPERM COUNT, LOW

See Fertility, male, to enhance

SPIDER VEINS

Bilberry, Horse Chestnut, Grape seed,

SPLENIC ENLARGEMENT

Echinacea

SPORTS PERFORMANCE

See Exercise

SPRAINS

Boswellia (acute doses)

STEROIDS, TO SUPPORT WITHDRAWAL FROM

Licorice

STOMATITIS (Inflammation of the mucous lining of any of the structures in the mouth)

Sage (gargle)

STRESS, EMOTIONAL

Ashwagandha, California Poppy, Corydalis, Schisandra, Eleuthero, Skullcap, St John’s Wort, Valerian.

STRESS, PHYSICAL

Ashwagandha, American Ginseng, Panax Ginseng, Jiaogulan, Licorice, Rhodiola, Sarsaparilla, Schisandra, Eleuthero, Tongkat Ali, Tribulus

STROKE, RECOVERY AFTER

See also Dementia, vascular

Arjuna, Brahmi, Dan Shen, Grape seed, Ginkgo (recent onset), Hawthorn, Velvet Bean

SURGERY, PRE AND POSTOPERATIVE

See also Healing

Echinacea (post), Gotu Kola (post), Milk Thistle (pre and post)

SWEATING, EXCESSIVE

Rehmannia, Sage, Schisandra

SWEET CRAVING

Gymnema, Licorice

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T

TACHYCARDIA

Arjuna, Corydalis, Hawthorn, Passionflower (nervous), Valerian.

TEETHING

Chamomile

TENNIS ELBOW

See herbs for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

TESTICULAR ATROPHY

Saw Palmetto, Tongkat Ali, Tribulus, Velvet Bean

TESTOSTERONE, TO ENHANCE

American Ginseng, Panax Ginseng, Jiaogulan, Nettle Root, Pygeum, Rhodiola, Saw Palmetto, Schisandra, Eleuthero, Tienchi Ginseng, Tongkat Ali, Tribulus, Velvet Bean

THROMBOCYTOPAENIA (abnormally low amount of platelets)

See also Autoimmune disease

Barberry

THROMBOPHLEBITIS (swelling (inflammation) of a vein caused by a blood clot)

Horse Chestnut, Gotu Kola,

THROMBOSIS

See Deep vein thrombosis

THRUSH

See Candidiasis, vaginal

THYROTOXICOSIS

See Hyperthyroidism

TINEA

Andrographis, Echinacea

TINNITUS

See also Anxiety

Black Cohosh, Fo-Ti, Ginkgo

TONSILLITIS

Andrographis, Echinacea, Sage

TOOTH DECAY

See Dental caries

TOOTHACHE

California Poppy (acute doses), Cloves (topical)

TRAVEL SICKNESS

Ginger, Fennel

TRIGEMINAL NEURALGIA

California Poppy (acute doses), Grape seed, Passionflower, St John’s Wort

TRIGLYCERIDES. ELEVATED

Fenugreek, Garlic, Gymnema

TUBERCULOSIS

See also Infection, acute

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ULCER, PEPTIC

Cloves, Licorice, Marshmallow Root, Psyllium

ULCER, PEPTlC FOR HELICOBACTER

Andrographis, Barberry, Echinacea, Garlic, Turmeric

ULCERATIVE COLITIS

See also Autoimmune disease and Bowel flora

Boswellia, Echinacea, Evening Primrose, Marshmallow Root, Psyllium, St John’s Wort

URETHRITIS

Andrographis (acute doses), Crataeva (acute doses), Echinacea (acute doses), Golden Rod, Horsetail, Bearberry (Uva ursi), Marshmallow Root

URINARY TRACT INFECTION

See Cystitis

URTICARIA (hives)

Baical Skullcap, Licorice, Nettle

UTERINE BLEEDING, DYSFUNCTIONAL

Chaste Berry, Nettle, Tienchi Ginseng

UTERINE PROLAPSE

Astragalus, Bupleurum (combined with Astragalus)

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VARICOSE ULCER

Andrographis, Horse Chestnut, Echinacea (also topically), Ginkgo, Grape seed, Gotu Kola

VARICOSE VEINS

Bilberry (especially during pregnancy), Horse Chestnut, Grape seed, Gotu Kola

VENOUS INSUFFICIENCY

Bilberry (especially during pregnancy), Horse Chestnut, Grape seed, Gotu Kola

VERTIGO

See Dizziness

VISCERAL PAIN

California Poppy, Corydalis, Wild Yam

VISION, TO IMPROVE

Bilberry, Ginkgo, Grape seed, Schisandra

VISUAL FATIGUE

See Eye strain

VOMITING

See Nausea

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WARTS

Andrographis, Echinacea, Thuja (also topically)

WEIGHT GAIN, TO ASSIST

Ashwagandha, Chlorella, American Ginseng, Panax Ginseng, Jiaogulan, Rhodiola, Rosemary (Ursolic Acid), Eleuthero, Spirulina, Tongkat Ali, Tribulus, Velvet Bean

WEIGHT LOSS, TO ASSIST

See also Metabolic syndrome X

Bladderwrack (for poor thyroid activity), Cayenne, Chlorella, Green Tea, Guaraná, Gymnema, Kelp, Psyllium, Spirulina, Triphala, Velvet Bean

WHOOPING COUGH

See Pertussis

WORMS, INTESTINAL

Andrographis (acute doses), Barberry, Black Walnut, Boldo, Cloves, Garlic, Graviola, Juniper, Sweet Wormwood, Wormwood (acute doses)

(Referenced from texts in our Bibliography.)