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How Does This Ayurvedic Herb Supplement Improve Wellness?
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AYURVEDIC MEDICINAL BIOCHARACTERISTICS
Experiences are PersonalExperiences vary according to the person and constitution. Individual results may vary. The list of herbal-actions below has not be approved by the FDA and should not be used to treat a medical condition.
Here are the herbal actions of Angelica:
DIGESTIVEHerbs that encourage healthy digestion.
STOMACHICAn herb that increases appetite or settles a nauseas or nervous stomach. These generally increase the digestive fire, therefore relieving symptoms of sluggish or difficult digestion.
ANTICHOLINERGICAnticholinergic herbs block the action of acetylecholine. This affecgs many systems of the body, including relaxing smooth muscle spasms and dilating bronchial tubes. Many anticholinergic herbs are nightshades that can be fatal if used incorrectly.
STIMULATES-ENERGYThis category groups thyroid and adrenal stimulating herbs.
DIAPHORETICAn herb that induces sweating, often by dilating blood vessels close to the skin.
EXPECTORANTExpectorants help you eliminate mucus from the lungs. These herbs often work by increasing the quantity of mucus, or thinning the mucus. Expectorants are indicated when phlegm congests the lower respiratory tract.
BRONCHODILATORAn herb that encourages the widening or opening of the lung airways. They are helpful in wheezing and asthma.
DECONGESTANTAn herb that reduces mucus production often by restricting blood flow to mucus membranes.
LUNG-TONICStrengthens the lungs. Lung tonics include antifibrotic, vessel tonic, or nourishing herbs with an affinity for the lungs. They aid recovery in acute or chronic lung conditions.
ANTICARCINOGENICHerbs that inhibit or prevent the activity of a carcinogen or the development of cancer.
IMMUNE-CALMINGHerbs that interrupt an allergic reaction or calm the immune system, useful in allergies and autoimmune conditions.
IMMUNE-STIMULANTStimulates and strengthens the immune system. Helpful when fighting off a cold or flu.
STRONG CALCIUM-CHANNEL-BLOCKER Reduces blood pressure by relaxing smooth muscle tissue. Blocking calcium (Ca2+) inhibits smooth muscle contraction.
ANTIOXIDANTAn antioxidant is a molecule that inhibits oxidation. Oxidation is a chemical reaction that can produce free radicals that lead to a chain reaction causing damage or death to cells. Antioxidants terminate these oxidation reactions.
ANTIPLATELETAn herb that inhibits clotting, dissolves clots, thins the blood, or destroys platelets, therefore reducing the tendency of blood to form clots. They are useful in cardiovascular disease, clots, and stroke. Aka anticoagulant.
HYPOTENSIVEAn herb that lowers blood pressure.
VASODILATORA vasodilator is an herb that widens the blood vessels by the relaxation of smooth muscle cells within the vessel walls, thereby increasing circulation systemically or to a local area.
BLOOD-THINNERHerbs that thin the blood. Helpful for people with heart disease or clogged circulation.
HEPATOPROTECTIVEAn herb that is capable of preventing liver damage. Many hepatoprotectives work via antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties.
HYPOLIPIDEMICScrapes fats / cleanses blood vessels by 1) purging bile, 2) strengthening the liver's ability to metabolize fats, 3) by increasing uptake of cholesterol in the liver, and 4) by inhibiting fat cells.
STRONG OXYTOCIC Oxytocin stimulates uterine contractions, and prepares the uterus for labor. It has a vasoconstricting effect. Emotionally, it is tribal.
EMMENAGOGUEHerbs which stimulate menstruation. Emmenagogues are used for scanty menstruation, to relieve menstrual pain, and improve blood flow in the pelvic area and uterus.
ANTISPASMODICHerbs that reduce or inhibit muscle spasms or cramping, such as in asthma, menstruation, hear palpitations, migraine, or IBS.
FLAVONOIDSFlavonoids are a colorful type of polyphenol. As all polyphenols, they have a strong antioxidant effect. Many flavonoids have an anti-inflammatory, and/or antiallergen effect.
NITRIC-OXIDEImproves circulation by dilating blood vessels. Protects blood vessels from damage. Improves athletic performance, libido, immunity, and brain health.
POLYPHENOLSPolyphenols are powerful antioxidants seen in many fruits and vegetables. There are more than 8,000 types.
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Compare Angelica with these Foods
Ginger (Fresh) has these Actions in CommonAntispasmodic, Digestive, Hypotensive, Stomachic, Calcium-channel-blocker, Hepatoprotective, Lung-tonic, Vasodilator, Antiplatelet, Decongestant, Hypolipidemic, Stimulates-energy
Garlic (raw) has these Actions in CommonCalcium-channel-blocker, Expectorant, Lung-tonic, Blood-thinner, Decongestant, Hypolipidemic, Stomachic, Bronchodilator, Diaphoretic, Hypotensive, Vasodilator, Antiplatelet
Turmeric has these Actions in CommonAnticarcinogenic, Antispasmodic, Digestive, Hypolipidemic, Antioxidant, Blood-thinner, Emmenagogue, Immune-calming, Antiplatelet, Calcium-channel-blocker, Hepatoprotective, Vasodilator
Rosemary has these Actions in CommonAnticarcinogenic, Decongestant, Emmenagogue, Stomachic, Antispasmodic, Diaphoretic, Immune-calming, Vasodilator, Bronchodilator, Digestive, Stimulates-energy
Thyme (fresh) has these Actions in CommonDecongestant, Expectorant, Stimulates-energy, Antispasmodic, Diaphoretic, Immune-calming, Vasodilator, Bronchodilator, Digestive, Lung-tonic
Daikon Radish has these Actions in CommonDecongestant, Expectorant, Stimulates-energy, Blood-thinner, Diaphoretic, Immune-stimulant, Bronchodilator, Digestive, Lung-tonic
Sage has these Actions in CommonDiaphoretic, Expectorant, Stimulates-energy, Bronchodilator, Digestive, Immune-calming, Decongestant, Emmenagogue, Immune-stimulant
Red Onion (raw)
Red Onion (raw) has these Actions in CommonDecongestant, Hypotensive, Antiplatelet, Diaphoretic, Immune-calming, Bronchodilator, Hypolipidemic, Vasodilator
Nigella (black cumin)
Nigella (black cumin) has these Actions in CommonImmune-stimulant, Anticarcinogenic, Digestive, Stimulates-energy, Antispasmodic, Hypotensive, Vasodilator, Diaphoretic
Cardamom has these Actions in CommonAntispasmodic, Diaphoretic, Lung-tonic, Bronchodilator, Digestive, Stimulates-energy, Decongestant, Expectorant
Caraway Seeds has these Actions in CommonAntispasmodic, Immune-calming, Stomachic, Bronchodilator, Lung-tonic, Vasodilator, Digestive, Stimulates-energy
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Dong Quai has these Actions in CommonAntioxidant, Expectorant, Antiplatelet, Hepatoprotective, Antispasmodic, Hypolipidemic, Blood-thinner, Hypotensive, Bronchodilator, Immune-calming, Calcium-channel-blocker, Stimulates-energy, Anticarcinogenic, Digestive, Vasodilator, Anticholinergic, Emmenagogue
Holy Basil Leaf (Tulsi)
Holy Basil Leaf (Tulsi) has these Actions in CommonBronchodilator, Stimulates-energy, Decongestant, Stomachic, Diaphoretic, Vasodilator, Emmenagogue, Expectorant, Hypolipidemic, Immune-calming, Antispasmodic, Lung-tonic
Ginkgo has these Actions in CommonHepatoprotective, Hypolipidemic, Hypotensive, Immune-calming, Antioxidant, Vasodilator, Antiplatelet, Blood-thinner, Bronchodilator
Eleuthero Ginseng has these Actions in CommonHypolipidemic, Hypotensive, Immune-stimulant, Anticarcinogenic, Stimulates-energy, Antispasmodic, Digestive, Expectorant, Hepatoprotective
Punarnava has these Actions in CommonHypolipidemic, Hypotensive, Lung-tonic, Stimulates-energy, Antioxidant, Vasodilator, Antispasmodic, Bronchodilator, Digestive
Osha has these Actions in CommonDigestive, Emmenagogue, Expectorant, Immune-calming, Antiplatelet, Bronchodilator, Decongestant, Diaphoretic
Pushkaramoola has these Actions in CommonAntispasmodic, Bronchodilator, Diaphoretic, Digestive, Emmenagogue, Expectorant, Hypotensive, Immune-calming
Hawthorne Berry & Flower
Hawthorne Berry & Flower has these Actions in CommonAntiplatelet, Blood-thinner, Digestive, Hypolipidemic, Hypotensive, Immune-calming, Vasodilator, Antioxidant
Wild Ginger has these Actions in CommonDigestive, Emmenagogue, Expectorant, Immune-calming, Stimulates-energy, Vasodilator, Antispasmodic, Diaphoretic
Sage, Red has these Actions in CommonAntioxidant, Antiplatelet, Hepatoprotective, Hypolipidemic, Hypotensive, Immune-calming, Vasodilator
TRADITIONALLY INDICATED FOR THESE SYMPTOMSAngelica may be beneficial for these symptoms. The suitability of any herb supplement for a condition is highly dependent on the individual. Please see your doctor before using this herb supplement to treat a medical condition.
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