Chamomile has antianxiety, antihistamine, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, and antispasmodic properties. As an antibacterial herb, chamomile may inhibit the growth of underarm bacteria, which eliminates underarm perspiration odour.
Bugleweed has sedative properties and is mainly used to treat an overactive thyroid gland and the racing heartbeat that often accompanies this condition
Chanca piedra is used as a “stone breaker” in both human and veterinary
herbal medicine. It is a favourite natural treatment for kidney problems in
guinea pigs and hamsters. Scientists are investigating several compounds
in the herb as antiviral treatments for hepatitis B and HIV.
Bladderwrack has a general softening, draining, nourishing effect on the body. It also increases the body’s rate of metabolism and promotes the cleansing and clearing of toxins. Because bladderwrack helps stimulate a sluggish metabolism, it can be helpful as part of a weight-loss program.
Arjuna is among the most frequently prescribed herbs for cardiovascular
health and specifically for congestive heart failure and low blood flow. It
has been shown to lower blood pressure in animals.
Black cohosh is a popular women’s herb. It is known to help restore healthy menses and to soothe irritation and congestion of the cervix, uterus, and vagina. It also improves circulation in general and lowers blood pressure by temporarily dilating blood vessels.