Herbs

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  • AGRIMONY

    Common Name: Agrimony
    Genus / Species: Agrimonia eupatoria
    Part Used: Herb
    Energetics: Slightly bitter, warm, astringent
    Meridians: Lungs, liver, spleen
    Active Constituents: Tannins
    Coumarins
    Flavonoids including luteolin
    Volatile oils
    Polysaccharides
    Iron
    Vitamins B and K
    oils
    Medicinal Uses: Hepatic
    Bile stimulant
    Bitter tonic
    Mild astringent
    Diuretic
    Vulnerary

    $2.34$32.99
  • ALFALFA

    Medicago sativa Common name: Alfalfa

    Family: Leguminosae

    Parts used: Herba

    Constituents: Alkaloids (aspragine, trigonelline); phytoestrogenic compounds (formometin, coumestrol); vitamins K, A, C and minerals Ca, K, Fe, Mg; saponins; coumarins, porphyrins, flavonoids, trace minerals, proteins.

    Medicinal actions: Nutritive, phytoestrogen, anti-tumor

    Medicinal use: The isoflavones (flavonoids) are estrogenic and antibacterial (Gm.- bacteria). Medicago contains many minerals and vitamins, and in addition, stimulates appetite and enhances overall nutrition. The action of Medicago on the reproductive system can be summarized as a restorative tonic. Medicago is phytoestrogenic and its action is to restore the strength and tone of the digestive, kidney, mammary, ovarian and uterine tissue.

    $2.03$28.66
  • ANGELICA ROOT

    Common Name Angelica
    Genus / Species Angelica archangelica
    Part Used Root
    Energetics Spicy, bitter, warm
    Meridians Lung, stomach, intestine
    Active Constituents Volatile oil 1.5%
    Resin
    Bitter principle
    Triterpenoids
    Phellandrene
    Tannin
    Medicinal Uses Bitter stomachic
    Carminative
    Antispasmodic
    Diuretic
    Sedative
    Diaphoretic
    Expectorant

    $3.26$45.98
  • ASHWAGANDHA POWDER

    Common Name Ashwagandha
    Genus / Species Withania somnifera
    Part Used Leaves and root
    Energetics Bitter, sweet, warm
    Meridians Lungs, kidneys
    Active Constituents Alkaloids (somniferin)
    Steroidal lactones (withanolides)
    Medicinal Uses Adaptogenic
    Immune tonic
    Antibacterial
    Stress protective
    Sedative

    $3.11$43.82
  • ASTRAGALUS ROOT

    Common Name Astragalus
    Genus / Species Astragalus membranaceus
    Part Used Herb
    Energetics Sweet, slightly warm
    Meridians Spleen, lung
    Active Constituents Asparagine
    Calycosin
    Formononetin
    Astragalosides
    Kumatakenin
    Steroids
    Medicinal Uses Digestive tonic
    Immune supporter/tonic
    Immune regulator

    $9.10$128.25
  • BEE POLLEN

    active compounds Protein, carbohydrates, amino acids, minerals and vitamins cosmetic Bee pollen granules can be infused in oil for use in various skin formulations.
    safety Avoid this product if you are allergic to bees or honey. Note, however, that bee pollen is not the same substance that triggers allergies.
    processing granules
    why buy bee pollen? Bee pollen is flavorful and nutrient dense.

    $3.39$47.71
  • BENZOIN GUM POWDER

    active compounds Sumatra Benzoin has 18% benzoic acid and 20% cinnamic acid with 1% vanillin, styrol, styracin, phenyl-propyl cinnamate and benzaldehyde.
    plant part used resin, for gum
    processing powder
    why buy powdered benzoin gum? Benzoin gum powder adds exotic flair to foods and cosmetics. cosmetic Used in natural body powders and in soapmaking.
    aromatic Acts as a fragrance fixative and preservative in incense, potpourri, colognes and perfumes.
    industrial Benzoin gum is a food and cosmetic additive found in baked goods, dairy products, lotions and soaps.

    $3.26$45.98
  • BLACK COHOSH ROOT

    Common Name Black Cohosh
    Genus / Species Actaea racemosa (formerly Cimicifuga racemosa)
    Part Used Root
    Energetics Sweet, pungent, slightly bitter, cool, acrid
    Meridians Liver, spleen, stomach, large intestine
    Active Constituents Triterpene glycosides including actein and cimicifugoside
    Isoflavones including formononetin
    Isoferulic acid
    Salicylic acid
    Tannins
    Resin
    Medicinal Uses Menopause supportive
    Antispasmodic
    Uterine relaxant
    Expectorant
    Antirheumatic
    Hypotensive
    Emmenagogue
    Alterative
    Sedative
    Dispersing
    Anti-inflammatory

    $4.03$56.81
  • BLESSED THISTLE

    Common Name Blessed Thistle
    Genus / Species Carduus benedictus / Cnicus benedictus
    Part Used Herb
    Energetics Bitter, pungent and astringent, neutral with secondary cooling effects
    Meridians Stomach, liver, intestine, kidney, lung
    Active Constituents Lignans
    Sesquiterpene lactones including cnicin
    Volatile oil
    Polyacetylenes
    Flavonoids
    Triterpenes
    phytosterols
    Tannins
    Medicinal Uses Stimulates milk production in nursing mothers
    Stimulates digestive juices and maintains stomach acid balance
    Diuretic
    Diaphoretic
    Expectorant
    Restores nerves
    Promotes tissue repair
    Tumours
    Cancer
    Bitter astringent
    Decongesting

    $2.57$36.24
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