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How Does This Ayurvedic Herb Supplement Improve Wellness?
CLINICAL AYURVEDIC REVIEW
Horestail has a rough, sandpaper like quality that suggests astringency and mineral content. Similar to a bone broth, the minerals are best extracted by simmering for several hours in a pot of water with a teaspoon of vinegar. (Source: Stanbury)
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 Horsetail:
ANALGESICRelieves or reduces feelings of pain without eliminating sensation. Aka anodyne.
STRONG VULNERARY An herb used for the treatment of wounds (antiulcer, connective tissue tonic).
DEMULCENTHerbs that coat or form a soothing film over a mucous membrane, relieving minor pain and inflammation of the membrane.
SKIN-TONICAn herb that strengthens and nourishes skin, improving tone, color, moisture and complexion.
ANTI-INFLAMMATORYReduces inflammation in the body. Different herbs and carriers target different body systems.
ANTIMICROBIALAn agent that kills microorganisms or inhibits their growth. Antimicrobial is an umbrella term that can be broken down into specific categories of target microorganism, such as anti-bacterials, fungals, and virals.
IMMUNE-CALMINGHerbs that interrupt an allergic reaction or calm the immune system, useful in allergies and autoimmune conditions.
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.
KIDNEY-TONICAn herb that strengthens the kidneys.
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.
BONE-TONICAn herb that strengthens the bones and joints.
Joyful Belly is a recognized school of biocharacteristics medicine.
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Turmeric Root (Fresh)
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Turmeric has these Actions in CommonVulnerary, Anti-inflammatory, Immune-calming, Antimicrobial, Skin-tonic, Analgesic, Bone-tonic
Aloe Vera Juice
Aloe Vera Juice has these Actions in CommonSkin-tonic, Antimicrobial, Vulnerary, Anti-inflammatory, Demulcent, Antilithic
Aloe Vera Gel
Aloe Vera Gel has these Actions in CommonAntilithic, Skin-tonic, Antimicrobial, Vulnerary, Anti-inflammatory, Demulcent
Chamomile has these Actions in CommonAnti-inflammatory, Vulnerary, Immune-calming, Analgesic, Skin-tonic
Dandelion Leaves has these Actions in CommonDiuretic, Anti-inflammatory, Immune-calming, Antimicrobial, Lithagogue
Fenugreek has these Actions in CommonDemulcent, Anti-inflammatory, Diuretic, Antilithic, Vulnerary
Cucumber has these Actions in CommonDiuretic, Anti-inflammatory, Skin-tonic, Antilithic
Strawberries has these Actions in CommonKidney-tonic, Anti-inflammatory, Skin-tonic, Immune-calming
Hibiscus has these Actions in CommonAnti-inflammatory, Skin-tonic, Diuretic, Hemostatic
Compare Horsetail with these Herb Supplements
Manjistha has these Actions in CommonAntilithic, Bone-tonic, Diuretic, Hemostatic, Lithagogue, Skin-tonic, Analgesic, Vulnerary, Anti-inflammatory
Bhringaraj has these Actions in CommonImmune-calming, Skin-tonic, Analgesic, Vulnerary, Anti-inflammatory, Antimicrobial, Bone-tonic, Diuretic, Hemostatic
Comfrey Root has these Actions in CommonVulnerary, Analgesic, Anti-inflammatory, Antimicrobial, Bone-tonic, Demulcent, Hemostatic, Skin-tonic
Red Clover has these Actions in CommonVulnerary, Analgesic, Anti-inflammatory, Antilithic, Bone-tonic, Demulcent, Diuretic, Skin-tonic
Uva Ursi has these Actions in CommonLithagogue, Analgesic, Anti-inflammatory, Antilithic, Antimicrobial, Demulcent, Diuretic
Cornsilk has these Actions in CommonAnalgesic, Anti-inflammatory, Antilithic, Demulcent, Diuretic, Urinary-tonic, Vulnerary
Geranium has these Actions in CommonAnalgesic, Anti-inflammatory, Demulcent, Diuretic, Hemostatic, Skin-tonic, Vulnerary
Plantain Leaf has these Actions in CommonHemostatic, Immune-calming, Skin-tonic, Vulnerary, Anti-inflammatory, Antimicrobial, Demulcent
Motherwort has these Actions in CommonDiuretic, Hemostatic, Immune-calming, Kidney-tonic, Vulnerary, Analgesic, Anti-inflammatory
Gokshura has these Actions in CommonAntilithic, Demulcent, Diuretic, Lithagogue, Skin-tonic, Urinary-tonic, Analgesic
TRADITIONALLY INDICATED FOR THESE SYMPTOMSHorsetail 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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