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How Does This Ayurvedic Herb Supplement Improve Wellness?
CLINICAL AYURVEDIC REVIEW
The sharpness and aromatic nature stimulates the heart and dilates vessels, making pennyroyal an effective blood mover. It's blood moving qualities clear stagnation of the uterus. It is superb for spasmodic dysmenorrhea, and as an effective emmenagogue.
It's blood moving qualities make it an effective expectorant, at dispersing blood in cases of swelling and bruise (contusion), and as an antidote to poison. It's strong nature repels insects, giving it the name 'fleamint' and 'herbes aux puces' in french.
The aromatic nature opens and relaxes all the 'tubes' of the body - smooth muscle tissue. This reduces colic of bowels, blood vessels, uterus, and lungs. Aromatic herbs also relax the nerves, making Pennyroyal effective for epilepsy and cramping. Its cold properties were used in Morocco for heat stroke related spasms.
As it is sharp, aromatic, and bitter, it is a superb digestive and cholagogue.
Avoid when pregnancy or breastfeeding, as it is abortifascient.
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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 Pennyroyal:
APPETIZERHerbs that cleanse the palate & stimulate hunger or desire to eat.
CARMINATIVEStimulates the release of gas. Helpful for bloating or cramping abdominal pain. Propels food downward. Carminatives typically expel gas by relaxing the muscles of the intestines.
DIGESTIVEHerbs that encourage healthy digestion.
NUMBS-ANASTHETICInhibits sensation in a particular area.
STIMULATES-CROWNCreates a feeling of awareness or tension in the area at the top of the head.
ANALGESICRelieves or reduces feelings of pain without eliminating sensation. Aka anodyne.
NERVINEHerbs that specifically go to the nervous system and brain. They can help with stress, memory, early alzheimer's, even chronic pain.
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.
CARDIAC-STIMULANTHerbs that increase the heart rate. Useful in cardiovascular health, blood stagnation, and subjective feeling of heaviness in the chest area.
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.
CHOLAGOGUECholagogues stimulate the production & release of bile from the liver & gallbladder. This refreshes and cleanses these organs, as well as increases bile in the small intestines.
STRONG OXYTOCIC Oxytocin stimulates uterine contractions, and prepares the uterus for labor. It has a vasoconstricting effect. Emotionally, it is tribal.
ABORTIFACIENTAn abortifacient is a substance that induces abortion. These herbs are contraindicated in pregnancy.
EMMENAGOGUEHerbs which stimulate menstruation. Emmenagogues are used for scanty menstruation, to relieve menstrual pain, and improve blood flow in the pelvic area and uterus.
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.
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Mint has these Actions in CommonAppetizer, Digestive, Analgesic, Carminative, Nervine, Antispasmodic, Diaphoretic, Stimulates-crown
Basil has these Actions in CommonAntispasmodic, Carminative, Diuretic, Appetizer, Diaphoretic, Nervine, Cardiac-stimulant, Digestive
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Rosemary has these Actions in CommonAntispasmodic, Digestive, Nervine, Cardiac-stimulant, Emmenagogue, Analgesic, Diaphoretic, Muscle-relaxant
Cinnamon has these Actions in CommonAppetizer, Diaphoretic, Expectorant, Cardiac-stimulant, Digestive, Analgesic, Carminative, Emmenagogue
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TRADITIONALLY INDICATED FOR THESE SYMPTOMSPennyroyal 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.
CONTRAINDICATED FOR THESE SYMPTOMSPennyroyal may be harmful or contraindicated for these symptoms. Please see your doctor before using this herb supplement to treat a medical condition.
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