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Aloe
anti-inflammatory & anti-microbial effect; accelerates wound healing
Angelica
Antispasmodic and vasodilator; balances the effect of estrogen
bilberry
improves micro circulation in the eyes
black cohosh
produces estrogen like effects
cat's claw
antioxidant; stimulate the immune system lowers blood pressure
chamomile
antispasmodic and anti inflammatory effect; produce a mild sedative effect
dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA)
converts to androgens and estrogen; slows the effects of aging and is used for erectile dysfunction
echinacea
stimulates the immune system
evening primrose
assist with the metabolism of the fatty acid
feverfew
anti inflammatory; use for migraine headache, arthritis and fever
garlic
anti oxidant; used to lower cholesterol levels
ginger
anti emetic; use for nausea and vomiting
ginkgo biloba
anti oxidant; used to improve memory
ginseng
increases physical endurance and stamina; used for stress and fatigue
glucosamine
an amino acid that assist in synthesis of cartilage
goldenseal
anti inflammatory and anti microbial that is used to stimulate the immune system; has an anticoagulant effect and may increase the blood pressure
kava
anti anxiety and skeletal muscle relaxant; produces a sedative effect
melatonin
a hormone the regulates sleep; used for insomia
milk thistle
anti oxidant; stimulates the production of new liver cell, reduces liver inflammation, and is used for liver and gallbladder disease
st. john's wort
anti bacterial, antiviral, anti depressant
saw palmetto
anti estrogen activity; used for urinary tract infection and benign prostatic hypertrophy
valerian
used to treat nervous disorders such as anxiety restlessness and insomia
zinc
antiviral, stimulates the immune system