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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 Astragalus:
ANTIFIBROTICFibrosis of an organ is often a progressive leading to organ failure (i.e lungs, liver, kidney). While vulneraries usually help restore collagen, antifibrotic herbs often clear collagen. Aka fibrinolytic.
VULNERARYAn herb used for the treatment of wounds (antiulcer, connective tissue tonic).
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.
ADAPTOGENHerbs that promote stabilization of physiological processes and homeostasis. Adaptogens increase the body's ability to resist the damaging effects of stress and promote or restore normal physiological functioning.
ANTI-INFLAMMATORYReduces inflammation in the body. Different herbs and carriers target different body systems.
ANTIVIRALHerbs that inhibit the development of viral infections. Antivirals also can be found in essential oils of some herbs, such as eucalyptus oil.
IMMUNE-STIMULANTStimulates and strengthens the immune system. Helpful when fighting off a cold or flu.
STRONG ANTIPLATELET An 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.
BLOOD-TONICAn herb that produces more blood cells in the body, or otherwise improves blood cell quality or hemoglobin content. Helpful for anemia and other types of deficiency.
DIURETICHerbs that promote urine formation, thereby flushing the kidneys and urinary tract while eliminating any excess water retention. As diuretics reduce water retention, they are often used to reduce blood pressure.
HEPATOPROTECTIVEAn herb that is capable of preventing liver damage. Many hepatoprotectives work via antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties.
LIVOTONICAn herb that strengthens the liver. It is helpful for people with a history of substance abuse, chronic liver issues from hepatitis and hemolytic anemias. Generally, liver tonics are oily, cool, sweet, mildly sour, or contain beta-carotene.
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.
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Turmeric Root (Fresh)
Turmeric Root (Fresh) has these Actions in CommonBlood-tonic, Hypolipidemic, Antifibrotic, Bone-tonic, Vulnerary, Antiplatelet, Hepatoprotective, Anti-inflammatory
Turmeric has these Actions in CommonAnti-inflammatory, Blood-tonic, Hypolipidemic, Antifibrotic, Bone-tonic, Vulnerary, Antiplatelet, Hepatoprotective
Stinging Nettles has these Actions in CommonBone-tonic, Vulnerary, Anti-inflammatory, Diuretic, Blood-tonic, Lung-tonic
Ginger (Fresh) has these Actions in CommonHepatoprotective, Antifibrotic, Hypolipidemic, Antiplatelet, Lung-tonic, Anti-inflammatory
Dandelion Leaves has these Actions in CommonHepatoprotective, Anti-inflammatory, Hypolipidemic, Diuretic, Livotonic
Grape has these Actions in CommonAnti-inflammatory, Diuretic, Antiplatelet, Livotonic, Blood-tonic
Sorghum Flour has these Actions in CommonDiuretic, Anti-inflammatory, Livotonic, Blood-tonic, Lung-tonic
Garlic (raw) has these Actions in CommonAntiplatelet, Lung-tonic, Diuretic, Antifibrotic, Hypolipidemic
Cranberry Juice has these Actions in CommonBlood-tonic, Diuretic, Anti-inflammatory, Livotonic
Cranberry has these Actions in CommonBlood-tonic, Diuretic, Anti-inflammatory, Livotonic
Carrot has these Actions in CommonLivotonic, Blood-tonic, Lung-tonic, Diuretic
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Licorice Root (Yastimadhu)
Licorice Root (Yastimadhu) has these Actions in CommonAnti-inflammatory, Antifibrotic, Antiviral, Hepatoprotective, Immune-stimulant, Livotonic, Adaptogen, Lung-tonic, Adrenal-tonic, Vulnerary
Licorice Ghee (9oz)
Licorice Ghee (9oz) has these Actions in CommonAdrenal-tonic, Anti-inflammatory, Antiviral, Hepatoprotective, Immune-stimulant, Livotonic, Lung-tonic, Adaptogen, Vulnerary
Bhringaraj has these Actions in CommonBone-tonic, Diuretic, Hepatoprotective, Hypolipidemic, Livotonic, Vulnerary, Anti-inflammatory, Blood-tonic
Eleuthero Ginseng has these Actions in CommonAnti-inflammatory, Blood-tonic, Hepatoprotective, Hypolipidemic, Immune-stimulant, Adaptogen, Adrenal-tonic
Dong Quai has these Actions in CommonAnti-inflammatory, Antifibrotic, Antiplatelet, Blood-tonic, Hepatoprotective, Hypolipidemic, Adaptogen
Ashwagandha has these Actions in CommonAdaptogen, Adrenal-tonic, Anti-inflammatory, Blood-tonic, Bone-tonic, Diuretic, Vulnerary
Bhumyamalaki has these Actions in CommonDiuretic, Hepatoprotective, Hypolipidemic, Livotonic, Anti-inflammatory, Antiviral
Manjistha has these Actions in CommonAnti-inflammatory, Blood-tonic, Bone-tonic, Diuretic, Hypolipidemic, Vulnerary
Ginkgo has these Actions in CommonAntifibrotic, Antiplatelet, Diuretic, Hepatoprotective, Hypolipidemic, Anti-inflammatory
Arjuna has these Actions in CommonHypolipidemic, Vulnerary, Anti-inflammatory, Bone-tonic, Diuretic, Hepatoprotective
TRADITIONALLY INDICATED FOR THESE SYMPTOMSAstragalus 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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