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These Organic and Wildcrafted herbs are decocted in alcohol for better disbursement. They are made into liquid tinctures to be taken in water or under the tongue. Choose from our large and unique selection cultivated and decocted in small batches to ensure freshness.
~Kelp (Ascophyllum nodosum) is a significant source of iodine. Studies show that iodine stimulates the thyroid, boosting the body’s metabolism rate, allowing the body to burn calories more quickly. It is used for weight loss, high blood pressure, as a bulk laxative for constipation, and for treating radiation sickness.
~Corn silk is used for bladder infections, inflammation of the urinary system, inflammation of the prostate, kidney stones, and bedwetting. It is also used to treat congestive heart failure, diabetes, high blood pressure, fatigue, and high cholesterol levels.
~Basil (Ocimum basilicum) has been shown to kill bacteria on the skin surface. Apply this tincture directly to the skin surface on a compress. This works to kill the bacteria that forms blackhead and whiteheads. It is also possible to steep two to three teaspoons of tincture in a cup of boiling water. Stir and drink. You can also soak a washcloth or compress in the tincture and apply to the areas where acne is most present.
~Burdock (Arctium lappa) is a tonic herb and has been used in the treatment of skin conditions. Burdock is an herb that boosts immunity and purifies the blood. It’s a traditional liver tonic and a mild, natural diuretic. Burdock’s laxative and diuretic properties help remove toxins from the system. Chinese Medicine utilize it against tumors, inflammation, fungal and bacterial infections. It is often recommended for dry, scaly skin.
~Calendula (Calendula officinalis) is a good herbal treatment for the skin, commonly known as Pot Marigold. (It is not a true marigold.) Calendula is a popular ornamental plant. The petals are edible and can be used fresh in salads. It is an anti-inflammatory, an anti-tumor agent and a remedy for healing wounds. Calendula in suspension or in tincture is used topically for treating acne, reducing inflammation, controlling bleeding and soothing irritated tissue. Try washing your skin with the liquid or taking it orally
~Dandelion (Taraxacum officinale) is a leading remedy for detoxing the liver. It stimulates the flow of bile, a fluid that assists fat digestion, which is why it’s used for liver and gallbladder disorders. Dandelion has scientifically documented potent diuretic properties. It relieves constipation and eases bloating and swelling. Dandelion should be used for 4 to 6 weeks at a time. For it’s liver benefits, dandelion is helpful for acne.
~Echinacea (Echinacea purpurea): The roots and rhizomes of Echinacea plants have long been used to treat the common cold and to bolster the immune system. Treats colds, flu, sore throat, and other common infections. Echinacea is also used against many other infections including the flu, urinary tract infections, vaginal yeast infections, genital herpes, bloodstream infections (septicemia), gum disease, tonsillitis, streptococcus infections, syphilis, typhoid, malaria, and diphtheria.
~Garlic (Allium) can be taken internally 2-3 times a day as well as massaging your acne with a raw garlic clove or tincture, 2 times a day. Time this regime prior to the two times you wash your face. After massaging your acne with the garlic, allowing the juice to dry on the acne, then wash your face. Garlic supplementation helps to prevent and reduce the severity of common illnesses like the flu and common cold. High doses of garlic appear to improve blood pressure of those with known high blood pressure (hypertension).
~Ginkgo (Ginkgo biloba): for blood flow, mental fuzziness, memory loss, or vertigo. Ginkgo is often used for memory disorders including Alzheimer’s disease. It is also used for conditions that seem to be due to reduced blood flow in the brain, especially in older people. These conditions include memory loss, headache, ringing in the ears, vertigo, difficulty concentrating, mood disturbances, and hearing disorders. Some people use it for other problems related to poor blood flow in the body, including leg pain when walking (claudication), and Raynaud’s syndrome (a painful response to cold, especially in the fingers and toes). Ginkgo leaf is also used for thinking disorders related to Lyme disease and depression. Sometimes use ginkgo to treat sexual performance problems. It is sometimes used to reverse the sexual performance problems that can accompany taking certain antidepressants called SSRIs. Ginkgo been tried for eye problems including glaucoma, diabetic eye disease, and age-related macular degeneration.
~Marshmallow Root (Althaea officinalis) is a natural herb that is effectively used to assist in stimulating and cleansing the kidneys and bladder. Marshmallow leaf and root are used for pain and swelling (inflammation) of the mucous membranes that line the respiratory tract. They are also used for dry cough, inflammation of the lining of the stomach, diarrhea, stomach ulcers, constipation, urinary tract inflammation, and stones in the urinary tract.
~Oregon Grape Root (Berberis aquifolium) has antibiotic properties and helps stimulate the immune system. It is used as a blood purifier for acne. Dermatologic Therapy published a clinical study in 2010. Oregon grape root was specifically mentioned for acne, because of the anti-microbial, anti-inflammatory, and liver-protecting chemicals contained in the herb.
~Red Clover (Trifolium pratense) is an herb suggested for chronic conditions affecting the skin. It is a diuretic, but it’s unknown exactly how it works for skin conditions. Red clover contains a substance called Genistein, which has anti-cancer properties. Red clover can be eaten in salads or as a addition to honey, which helps to enhance its flavor.
~Siberian ginseng root is used to make medicine. Often called an “adaptogen”, it strengthen the body and increase general resistance to daily stress. Siberian ginseng is used for conditions of the heart and blood vessels such as high blood pressure, low blood pressure, hardening of the arteries (atherosclerosis), and rheumatic heart disease. It is also used for kidney disease, Alzheimer’s disease, attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), chronic fatigue syndrome, diabetes, fibromyalgia, rheumatoid arthritis, flu, colds, chronic bronchitis, and tuberculosis. It is also used for treating the side effects of chemotherapy. Siberian ginseng is used to improve athletic performance and the ability to do work. Also used for sleep problems (insomnia) and the symptoms of infections caused by herpes simplex type 2. Boosts the immune system, prevents colds and increase appetite.
*Disclaimer: This information is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice. You should not use this information to diagnose or treat a health problem or disease without consulting with a qualified healthcare provider. Please consult your healthcare provider with any questions or concerns you may have regarding your condition. The information provided is for educational purposes only and is not intended as diagnosis, treatment, or prescription of any kind. The decision to use, or not to use, any information is the sole responsibility of the reader.