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How Does This Ayurvedic Herb Supplement Improve Wellness?
CLINICAL AYURVEDIC REVIEW
However, Vidari reduces cholesterol, blood lipids, and blood sugar qualities that are desirable for Kapha diabetics. Although it has been used anecdotally for weight gain, recent research suggests it prevents obesity and can actually reduce weight.
Vidari's expectorant action works by constricting airways. Glycosides constrict bronchial tubes which encourages coughing. It is also vasoconstricting, which may be due in part to the oxytocic effect of Vidari.
A Tribal HerbVidari's oxytocic effect can actually making you more affectionate to those you love, but hostile towards those outside your inner circle. As an aphrodisiac, Vidari increases fertility, building semen in men and supporting healthy menstruation in women. Its oxytocic properties also promotes healthy lactation in women (galactagogue).
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 Vidari:
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.
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.
DEMULCENTHerbs that coat or form a soothing film over a mucous membrane, relieving minor pain and inflammation of the membrane.
SOOTHES-THROATSoothes throat discomfort, including from a sore or ticklish throat.
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.
CALMS-HEARTAn herb that literally calms the heart. These herbs are helpful in the treatment of anxiety, sadness, depression, or other emotional imbalances in the heart. Related to the Chinese Herbal Category 'calms spirit.'
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.
BLOOD-THINNERHerbs that thin the blood. Helpful for people with heart disease or clogged circulation.
HEMOSTATICAn herb that stops bleeding.
HYPOTENSIVEAn herb that lowers blood pressure.
VESSEL-TONICAn herb that improves the tone and integrity of blood vessel walls. This is helpful in easy bruising.
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.
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.
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.
LOWERS-BLOOD-SUGARAn herb that lowers blood sugar.
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.
OXYTOCICOxytocin stimulates uterine contractions, and prepares the uterus for labor. It has a vasoconstricting effect. Emotionally, it is tribal.
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).
TESTOSTERONICAndrogenic. Stimulates testosterone.
UTERINE-STIMULANTCauses contractions in the uterus often by stimulating production of oxytocin. These herbs are contraindicated during pregnancy.
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.
GALACTAGOGUEIncreases production of breast milk, often by raising prolactin and diaphoresis.
Joyful Belly is a recognized school of biocharacteristics medicine.
Compare Vidari with these Foods
Dates (dried) has these Actions in CommonAphrodisiac, Galactagogue, Nutritive, Uterine-tonic, Demulcent, Livotonic, Promotes-fertility, Alterative, Diuretic, Muscle-tonic, Tonic
Fenugreek has these Actions in CommonDemulcent, Galactagogue, Nutritive, Uterine-stimulant, Diuretic, Hypolipidemic, Oxytocic, Aphrodisiac, Expectorant, Lowers-blood-sugar, Testosteronic
Jackfruit has these Actions in CommonAphrodisiac, Demulcent, Muscle-tonic, Tonic, Builds-semen, Grounding, Nutritive, Constipative, Hemostatic, Soothing
Buckwheat has these Actions in CommonGrounding, Muscle-tonic, Blood-thinner, Hypotensive, Nutritive, Diuretic, Lowers-blood-sugar, Vessel-tonic
Honey has these Actions in CommonDemulcent, Hypolipidemic, Soothes-throat, Expectorant, Muscle-tonic, Tonic, Hemostatic, Nutritive
Popped Amaranth has these Actions in CommonAlterative, Grounding, Nutritive, Demulcent, Hemostatic, Soothing, Diuretic, Muscle-tonic
Amaranth has these Actions in CommonAlterative, Grounding, Nutritive, Demulcent, Hemostatic, Soothing, Diuretic, Muscle-tonic
Grape has these Actions in CommonDiuretic, Tonic, Aphrodisiac, Livotonic, Uterine-tonic, Builds-semen, Nutritive, Alterative
Cinnamon has these Actions in CommonExpectorant, Hypotensive, Aphrodisiac, Galactagogue, Lowers-blood-sugar, Demulcent, Hemostatic, Soothes-throat
Tofu has these Actions in CommonGalactagogue, Soothing, Constipative, Grounding, Uterine-tonic, Diuretic, Nutritive
Sesame Seeds has these Actions in CommonBuilds-semen, Muscle-tonic, Tonic, Galactagogue, Nutritive, Grounding, Promotes-fertility
Compare Vidari with these Herb Supplements
Gokshura has these Actions in CommonGalactagogue, Urinary-tonic, Grounding, Uterine-tonic, Hypotensive, Alterative, Nutritive, Aphrodisiac, Promotes-fertility, Builds-semen, Soothing, Demulcent, Testosteronic, Diuretic, Tonic
Saw Palmetto has these Actions in CommonNutritive, Soothes-throat, Soothing, Aphrodisiac, Testosteronic, Diuretic, Tonic, Expectorant, Urinary-tonic, Galactagogue, Uterine-tonic, Muscle-tonic
Shatavari has these Actions in CommonCalms-heart, Tonic, Demulcent, Uterine-tonic, Galactagogue, Grounding, Muscle-tonic, Nutritive, Aphrodisiac, Promotes-fertility, Builds-semen, Soothes-throat
Ashwagandha has these Actions in CommonNutritive, Alterative, Testosteronic, Aphrodisiac, Tonic, Builds-semen, Urinary-tonic, Diuretic, Uterine-tonic, Galactagogue, Grounding, Muscle-tonic
Bhringaraj has these Actions in CommonHypotensive, Livotonic, Lowers-blood-sugar, Tonic, Calms-heart, Vessel-tonic, Diuretic, Hemostatic, Hepatoprotective, Hypolipidemic
Jasmine Flower has these Actions in CommonOxytocic, Soothes-throat, Uterine-stimulant, Alterative, Uterine-tonic, Aphrodisiac, Expectorant, Galactagogue, Hemostatic
Arjuna has these Actions in CommonHepatoprotective, Hypolipidemic, Hypotensive, Alterative, Vessel-tonic, Calms-heart, Constipative, Diuretic, Expectorant
Eleuthero Ginseng has these Actions in CommonHepatoprotective, Hypolipidemic, Hypotensive, Lowers-blood-sugar, Muscle-tonic, Testosteronic, Expectorant, Tonic, Grounding
Punarnava has these Actions in CommonTonic, Alterative, Urinary-tonic, Builds-semen, Diuretic, Grounding, Hypolipidemic, Hypotensive, Lowers-blood-sugar
Anantamul has these Actions in CommonUrinary-tonic, Uterine-tonic, Alterative, Builds-semen, Diuretic, Galactagogue, Promotes-fertility, Tonic
TRADITIONALLY INDICATED FOR THESE SYMPTOMSVidari 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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