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How Does This Ayurvedic Herb Supplement Improve Wellness?
CLINICAL AYURVEDIC REVIEW
Over time, you will notice the capacity of Shankhapushpi for improving memory and concentration by promoting blood flow to the brain. It is famous for calming the nervous system, and encouraging emotional stability. It is one of the most potent herbs for helping break addiction to substance and behavior.
Balancing for all three doshas, but having an especially strong effect on Vata and Pitta, this is a safe herb for every constitution, and a great choice for those who need to improve their memory or calm anxiety.
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 Shankhapushpi:
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.
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.
RELAXES-EYESEases tension in eye muscles, so the eyes feel less strained, often by supporting the liver.
RELAXES-MINDReduces mental agitation, irritation, stress and racing thoughts.
STRENGTHENS-RESOLVEIncreases determination and courage by reducing stress and building strength.
ANTIDEPRESSANTHerbs that lift feelings of depression, benefit the mind and improve mental function.
ANXIOLYTICHerbs that help people suffering from anxiety or panic. They promote a state of calm and often improve sleep. Most anxiolytic herbs are also nervines.
NERVINEHerbs that specifically go to the nervous system and brain. They can help with stress, memory, early alzheimer's, even chronic pain.
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.
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.
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-TONICStrengthens and tones the heart (heart-tonic). Cardiac tonics are used to treat a wide range of heart issues from arrhythmia, to cardiac insufficiency.
HEMOSTATICAn herb that stops bleeding.
HYPOTENSIVEAn herb that lowers blood pressure.
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Compare Shankhapushpi with these Foods
Sorghum Flour has these Actions in CommonGrounding, Relaxes-mind, Antidepressant, Hypotensive, Sedative, Anxiolytic, Relaxes-eyes
Saffron has these Actions in CommonAphrodisiac, Grounding, Cardiac-tonic, Nervine, Anxiolytic, Carminative, Sedative
Hemp Seed has these Actions in CommonGrounding, Sedative, Relaxes-eyes, Tonic, Anxiolytic, Relaxes-mind
Chamomile has these Actions in CommonNervine, Carminative, Relaxes-mind, Grounding, Sedative, Anxiolytic
Cinnamon has these Actions in CommonAppetizer, Hemostatic, Carminative, Hypotensive, Aphrodisiac, Expectorant
Nutmeg has these Actions in CommonCarminative, Sedative, Grounding, Anxiolytic, Nervine
Oats / Oatmeal
Oats / Oatmeal has these Actions in CommonAnxiolytic, Nervine, Carminative, Sedative, Grounding
Rose Petals has these Actions in CommonAphrodisiac, Relaxes-mind, Hemostatic, Antidepressant, Relaxes-eyes
Poppy Seed has these Actions in CommonAnxiolytic, Relaxes-mind, Grounding, Sedative, Relaxes-eyes
Jackfruit has these Actions in CommonAphrodisiac, Hemostatic, Cardiac-tonic, Tonic, Grounding
Cloves has these Actions in CommonCarminative, Anxiolytic, Expectorant, Aphrodisiac, Grounding
Compare Shankhapushpi with these Herb Supplements
Ashwagandha has these Actions in CommonAntidepressant, Anxiolytic, Aphrodisiac, Grounding, Nervine, Sedative, Strengthens-resolve, Tonic
Black Cohosh has these Actions in CommonAntidepressant, Anxiolytic, Grounding, Hypotensive, Relaxes-mind, Sedative, Tonic
Motherwort has these Actions in CommonNervine, Antidepressant, Anxiolytic, Cardiac-tonic, Grounding, Hemostatic, Hypotensive
Eleuthero Ginseng has these Actions in CommonExpectorant, Grounding, Hypotensive, Nervine, Relaxes-mind, Tonic, Anxiolytic
Gokshura has these Actions in CommonHypotensive, Nervine, Relaxes-mind, Sedative, Tonic, Aphrodisiac, Grounding
Holy Basil Leaf (Tulsi)
Holy Basil Leaf (Tulsi) has these Actions in CommonExpectorant, Grounding, Nervine, Sedative, Antidepressant, Anxiolytic, Appetizer
Skullcap has these Actions in CommonRelaxes-mind, Tonic, Anxiolytic, Grounding, Hypotensive, Nervine
Saraswatarishta- Nerve Tonic
Saraswatarishta- Nerve Tonic has these Actions in CommonTonic, Antidepressant, Anxiolytic, Grounding, Nervine, Relaxes-mind
Passionflower has these Actions in CommonHypotensive, Relaxes-mind, Sedative, Antidepressant, Anxiolytic, Grounding
Tagar (Indian Valerian)
Tagar (Indian Valerian) has these Actions in CommonRelaxes-mind, Sedative, Anxiolytic, Grounding, Hypotensive, Nervine
TRADITIONALLY INDICATED FOR THESE SYMPTOMSShankhapushpi 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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