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How Does This Ayurvedic Herb Supplement Improve Wellness?
CLINICAL AYURVEDIC REVIEW
Gokshura improves sexual function - including virility, fertility, and sperm production.
Gokshura is a nervine that relieves pain, and relaxes tension (antispasmodic).
It clears and reduces stagnation of the blood, in part by dilating coronary arteries.
Gokshura is a creeper with a thorny seed that grows along the ground.
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 Gokshura:
DETOXICANTAn herb that decongests or dislodges toxins from the body and the lymphatic, transforming or altering fluids to a more healthy state.
NERVE-RELAXANT-GROUNDINGEncourages feelings of stability and heaviness. Makes you feel settled, mentally relaxed. Mildly sedates the nervous system to ease stress. Can bring a spacey or anxious person back to earth. Reduces agitation, irritation, stress and racing thoughts.
ANALGESICPain reliever, reduces pain without eliminating sensation. Also known as anodyne.
SEDATIVESedative herbs create a sense of calm in the mind and body by specifically calming or quieting the nervous system. Excellent for anxiety, stress and chronic pain.
NERVINEBalances the nervous system. They can help with stress, memory, early alzheimer's, and even chronic pain. Often they are aromatic in nature.
NUTRITIVEAn herb that is strengthening and nourishing.
TONICA tonic herb restores function through strengthening tissue. This can happen through a combination of nourishing the tissue, and invigorating tissue metabolism. The tonic should not be withering, as in caffeine.
SOOTHINGCalms and alleviates irritation, discomfort or pain in a particular region.
ANTIPRURITICAntipruritics are herbs that inhibit itching that is often associated with itching skin conditions such as sunburns, allergic reactions, eczema, psoriasis, chickenpox, fungal infections, insect bites, or contact dermatitis (as in poison ivy exposure.)
SKIN-TONICAn herb that strengthens and nourishes skin, improving tone, color, moisture and complexion.
MILD DEMULCENT Herbs that coat or form a soothing film over a mucous membrane, relieving minor pain and inflammation of the membrane.
ANTITUSSIVECough suppressant, particularly for dry coughs or a tickle in your throat.
ALTERATIVERestores the proper function of the body by cleansing the blood and balancing blood chemistry. In Ayurveda terms, they pacify Pitta in rakta. They were traditionally used to revitalize and detoxify after a long winter.
HYPOTENSIVEAn herb that lowers blood pressure.
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.
ANTILITHICAn herb that dissolves / breaks up stones (gallstones or kidney stones) so that it can be passed.
LITHAGOGUEAn herb used to expel stones such as kidney stones or gall stones.
URINARY-TONICAn herb that tonifies and strengthens the urinary system. These can be helpful for urinary incontinence or improving function after a urinary tract infection. They can also strengthen the bladder to ward off a urinary tract infection.
STRONG TESTOSTERONIC Androgenic. Stimulates testosterone.
APHRODISIACHerbs that increase sexual arousal through various actions including increased circulation, relaxation, stimulation, or tonics that strengthen glandular health.
BUILDS-SEMENHerbs that increase the production of semen, often by rebuilding fluids in general.
ABORTIFACIENTAn abortifacient is a substance that induces abortion. These herbs are contraindicated in pregnancy.
PROMOTES-FERTILITYAn herb that promotes fertility. Generally used by women who wish to become pregnant. These herbs may also help with menstrual problems of deficiency, such as amenorrhea (lack of a period).
UTERINE-TONICAn herb that tonifies and strengthens the uterus. Helpful for menstrual difficulties and fertility. Often herbs that increase ojas, but also circulation to reproductive system.
MUSCLE-RELAXANTHerbs that relax muscles. Helpful for chronic pain or tension as well as healing from physical trauma.
RELIEVES-TENSIONAn herb that releases tightness, constriction, and rigidity in a muscle.
ANTISPASMODICHerbs that reduce or inhibit muscle spasms or cramping, such as in asthma, menstruation, hear palpitations, migraine, or IBS.
Joyful Belly is a recognized school of biocharacteristics medicine.
Compare Gokshura with these Foods
Dates (dried) has these Actions in CommonPromotes-fertility, Analgesic, Diuretic, Tonic, Aphrodisiac, Nutritive, Uterine-tonic, Alterative, Demulcent
Amaranth has these Actions in CommonDiuretic, Nutritive, Alterative, Muscle-relaxant, Relieves-tension, Demulcent, Nerve-relaxant-grounding, Soothing
Popped Amaranth has these Actions in CommonDemulcent, Nerve-relaxant-grounding, Soothing, Diuretic, Nutritive, Alterative, Muscle-relaxant, Relieves-tension
Carrot has these Actions in CommonDetoxicant, Nutritive, Alterative, Diuretic, Skin-tonic, Antilithic, Hypotensive, Tonic
Poppy Seed has these Actions in CommonAnalgesic, Antitussive, Relieves-tension, Antipruritic, Muscle-relaxant, Sedative, Antispasmodic, Nerve-relaxant-grounding
Grape has these Actions in CommonAlterative, Diuretic, Tonic, Aphrodisiac, Nervine, Uterine-tonic, Builds-semen, Nutritive
Mustard Seed has these Actions in CommonAbortifacient, Antispasmodic, Muscle-relaxant, Analgesic, Detoxicant, Relieves-tension, Antipruritic, Diuretic
Hemp Seed has these Actions in CommonMuscle-relaxant, Sedative, Analgesic, Nerve-relaxant-grounding, Tonic, Diuretic, Nutritive
Parsley (Fresh) has these Actions in CommonDiuretic, Abortifacient, Antispasmodic, Uterine-tonic, Alterative, Detoxicant, Antilithic
Almonds has these Actions in CommonMuscle-relaxant, Skin-tonic, Aphrodisiac, Nerve-relaxant-grounding, Tonic, Builds-semen, Nutritive
Jackfruit has these Actions in CommonNerve-relaxant-grounding, Tonic, Builds-semen, Nutritive, Demulcent, Soothing, Aphrodisiac
Compare Gokshura with these Herb Supplements
Ashwagandha has these Actions in CommonAnalgesic, Nutritive, Antispasmodic, Relieves-tension, Aphrodisiac, Sedative, Builds-semen, Testosteronic, Diuretic, Tonic, Muscle-relaxant, Urinary-tonic, Abortifacient, Nerve-relaxant-grounding, Uterine-tonic, Alterative, Nervine
Vidari has these Actions in CommonNutritive, Alterative, Promotes-fertility, Aphrodisiac, Soothing, Builds-semen, Testosteronic, Demulcent, Tonic, Diuretic, Urinary-tonic, Hypotensive, Uterine-tonic, Nerve-relaxant-grounding
Cornsilk has these Actions in CommonAntilithic, Demulcent, Detoxicant, Diuretic, Hypotensive, Nutritive, Alterative, Soothing, Analgesic, Urinary-tonic
Oats, Fresh Milky Seed
Oats, Fresh Milky Seed has these Actions in CommonPromotes-fertility, Relieves-tension, Sedative, Antispasmodic, Soothing, Muscle-relaxant, Tonic, Nerve-relaxant-grounding, Nervine, Nutritive
Eleuthero Ginseng has these Actions in CommonAntispasmodic, Tonic, Detoxicant, Hypotensive, Muscle-relaxant, Nerve-relaxant-grounding, Nervine, Relieves-tension, Analgesic, Testosteronic
Punarnava has these Actions in CommonDiuretic, Hypotensive, Nerve-relaxant-grounding, Alterative, Tonic, Antilithic, Urinary-tonic, Antispasmodic, Antitussive, Builds-semen
Anantamul has these Actions in CommonAlterative, Uterine-tonic, Builds-semen, Detoxicant, Diuretic, Promotes-fertility, Skin-tonic, Tonic, Urinary-tonic
Chastetree Berry has these Actions in CommonDiuretic, Muscle-relaxant, Nervine, Promotes-fertility, Relieves-tension, Analgesic, Uterine-tonic, Antispasmodic, Aphrodisiac
Bala has these Actions in CommonAphrodisiac, Builds-semen, Demulcent, Nervine, Nutritive, Promotes-fertility, Tonic, Analgesic, Urinary-tonic
Saw Palmetto has these Actions in CommonUrinary-tonic, Aphrodisiac, Uterine-tonic, Diuretic, Nervine, Nutritive, Soothing, Testosteronic, Tonic
TRADITIONALLY INDICATED FOR THESE SYMPTOMSGokshura 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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