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SLE is?
Systemic Lupus erythematosus
Systemic Lupus erythematosus is what type of disease?
Chronic inflammatory autoimmune
Affects multiple organ systems
Systemic Lupus erythematosus the hall mark symptom of?
Antinuclear antibodies
Class of herbs used for Systemic Lupus erythematosus
Immune modulating
Anti inflammatory
Neuro protective
Lymphatic
Anti viral
Short term goal for SLE?
Reduce pain

Improve mood
Long term goal for SLE?
Balance immune response
Autoimmune formula for SLE?
Echinacea angustifolia
Hemidesmus indicus
SLE formula
Rehmannia glutinosa
Glycyrrhiza glabra
Gingko biloba
Hypericum perforatum
Diet for Systemic Lupis
Dairy free
Gluten fee
Rich in fish
Vitamin D & fish oil supplementation
old man
Constipation
bad diet
looks after wife
has symptoms of RA
Classes of herbs
Immune modulating
Adaptogen
Immuno suppressive for RA
Anti inflammatory
Analgesic
Topical for RA
Peppermint oil
Arnica oil
Herbal formula;WETSB.G
Old man
Constipation
bad diet
looks after wife
symptoms of RA
WETSB.G

Willow bark
Echinacea
Tripterygium wilfordii
Schisandra
Burdock
Golden seal
Oligomeric procyanidins OPCS stabilize collagen & improve connective tissue - found in
Which herbs?
Crataegus monogyna (leaf & berry)
Vacinium myrtilus
Vitis vinifera
Codonopsos
Relieves adrenal exhaustion
Chamomile is a carminative with essential oil?
Alpha bisobolol (flower)
Lemon Balm is a sedative with constituent?
monoterpenes
Sleep herbs
Eschscholtzia californica - Californian poppy
Humulus lupulus – hops – alpha bitter acids

Valeriana officinalis – Valerian
Passiflora incarnata – Passion flower - Harmine
Adaptogens herbs
Eleutherococcus senticosus

Withania somnifera

Centella asiatica

Panax ginseng

Schisandra chinensis
Immune modulating herb for Autoimmune disease?
Echinacea
Andrographis
Hemidesmus
What constituent of Echinacea is responsible for the tingling?
Alkylamides – Isobutylamides
What is the action of Echinacea?
Enhancement of phagocytic activity
Immune suppressive drug activity reduced by st johns wort?
Cyclosporin
Tacrolimus
St Johns wort is contraindicated with which drugs?
Calcium channel antagonist eg Verapamil
Cancer Chemotherapeutic drugs eg: Irinotecan, Imatinib
Digoxin
HIV non nucleoside transcriptase inhibitors
Immunosuppressives eg: Cyclosporin
HIV protease inhibitors eg: Indinavir
Phenprocoumon
Warfarin
4 factors involved in autoimmune disorders?
Antigen that is similar to self tissue = primary lesion
2nd antigen that complements eg tuberculosis
Both active at the same time + inappropriate reaction = immune dysregulation
Dysregulation becomes self-sustaining autoimmune process
2 general autoimmune herbs?
Hemidesmus indicus
E. angustifolia
Other causative factors for autoimmune disease?
Leaky gut
Toxin exposure
Hormonal influences
Autoimmune patients have suffered chronic levels of? In the past?
Infection
Patient with autoimmune + past urinary infections not current
Do you treat the past urinary infection?
Yes
In the case of past urinary infections + autoimmune
What 4 classes of herbs to use?
Urinary tract antiseptics

Immune modulators

Urinary anti inflammatories

Urinary tract demulcents
Whats the action of Hemidesmus indicus on the immune system?
Depresses cell-mediated & humoral parts
Is an immunosuppressant
An autoimmune depressing herb?
Hemidesmus indicus
Hemidesmus indicus reduces the levels of ?
Auto antibodies
Reduces organ damage
Ecninacea angustifolia reduces?
Inflammation
Production of autoantibodies
An autoimmune depressing herb?
Hemidesmus
Ecninacea angustifolia reduces?
Inflammation
Production of autoantibodies
2 herbs that reduces inflammation
Rehmannia glutinosa
Glycyrrhiza glabra
Urinary tract tonic?
Crataeva nurvala
2 lung tonics?
Verbascum Thapsus - Mullein
Inula henelium
Mucus membrane tonic
Hydrastis candensis
Heavy metal toxicity is associated with autoimmune disorders of the?
Thyroid
Herb to repair leaky gut?
Hydrastis candensis
3 herbs that support liver detoxification?
Silybum marianum
Schizandra chinensis
Rosmarinus officinalis
Scleroderma is a
Connective tissue disorder
Fibrosis of the skin
Scleroderma may be caused by
Exposure to organic solvents
Treatment actions for Scleroderma?
Autoimmunity
Reduce inflammation
Reduces free radical activity
Tone connective tissue
Centella asiatica is specific for treating?
Scleroderma
Reduce free radical activity with?
Ginkgo biloba
Scleroderma formula
Centella asiatica
Gingko biloba
Rehmannia glutinosa
Crataegus monogyna
Ant inflammatory for osteoarthritis?
Ginger
Class of herb for chronic musculoskeletal disorders
Depuratives
Musculoskeletal herbs
Taraxacum
Urtica dioica
Arcticum lappa
Smilax ornate
Anti inflammatory herbs?
Salix
Harpagophytum procumbens
Filipendula ulmaria
Curcuma longa
Tanacetum parthenium
Zingiber officinale
Boswellia serata
Apium graveolens
Analgesics
Eschscholtzia californica
Harpagophytum procumbens
Piscidia erythrina
Piper methysticum
Anemone pulsatilla

Topical - Arnica and Peppermint essential oils
Collagen stabilizing herbs

Contain oligomeric procyanidins (OPCs) for RA.
Crataegus monogyna (leaf & berry)
Vaccinium myrtillus
Vitis vinifera
Bilberry Drug/interaction
Warfarin
Cayenne Drug/interaction
ACE inhibiton
Theophyline
Devil’s claw Drug/interaction
Warfarin
Ginger Drug/interaction
Warfarin
Antacids
Phenprocoumon
Hawthorn Drug/interaction
Bet-blockers

+ other hypotensive drugs

Digoxin
Kava Drug/interaction
Nil
Turmeric Drug/interaction
Antiplatelet
Anticoagulant medications (aspirin, warfarin)
Willow bark Drug/interaction
Warfarin
RA protocol
Treat present or past infection
Depurative for detoxification
Treat leaky gut & liver
Treat hormonal imbalances
Reduce inflammation with anti inflammatory – Boswellia
Reduce pain with analgesics
Treat autoimmunity – Hemidesmus + Echinacea
Old man
Bad diet
Stress
Constipation
RA
Devils claw action - Anti inflammatory, analgesic, antirheumatic

Black cohosh action - Antirheumatic

Prickly ash action - Antirhumatic
Herbs for remineralisation?
Agropyron reopens
Betula alba
Equisetum arvense
Taraxacum
Urtica dioica
Fibromyalgia herbs
WHy Vaz
WHy VAZ

Withania
Hypericum
Valerian
Apium - Celery seed
Zingibere
Gout herbs
Celery seed - Apium
Dandelion - Taraxicum
Thuja
Devil’s claw - Harpagophytum
Carpel tunnels syndrome nerve entrapment
Hypericum
Blood supply carpel tunnel
ginkgo biloba
Reduce inflammation carpel tunnel
Zingibere,
Curcumo,
Boswellia
Topical - carpel tunnel
Arnica

Horsechestnut

Cayenne
3 phases of stress response
Flight & Fight
Resistance
Exhaustion
Siberian ginseng affects which drug?
Digoxin
Kava affects which drug?
Anticonvulsants
Alcohol
CNS depressants
Antipsychotics
Levodopa
Korean ginseng affects which types of drugs?
Antihypertensives
CNS stimulants
hypoglycemics
MAO inhibitors Sildenafil, warfarin
herbs for Headaches
Echinacea
Baical skullcap
Globe artichoke
St Marys thistle
Dandelion root
Migraine
Feverview - Tanacetum
Jamaican dogwood - Piscidia
Ginkgo
St Marys
Neuralgic pain
Hypericum
Zanthoxylum clava herculis
Harpagophytum
Matricaria
ADHD
Bacopa monniera
Schisandra chinensis
Eleutherococcus senticosus
Rosmarinus officinalis
Diuretics
Cleavers – Galium aparine - skin
Dandelion – taraxicum oficinale - liver
Horsetail – equasetum arvense – urinary inflammation
Urinary tract demulcents
Corn silk – zea mays
Couch grass – Elymus repens
Marshmallow - Althaea officinalis
Urinary tract antiseptics
Buchu – Lycopus virginicus – Cystitis
Bearberry – Arctostaphylos uva ursi Cystitis
Kava – Piper methysticum – Anxiety, cramps
Cranberry – Vaccinium macrocarpon – cystitis

Contraindicated: kidney disease, renal failure, pregnancy
Anti lithic action?
Reduces the formation of calculi stones in the urinary tract
Crataeva – Crataeva nursvala
Kidney bladder stones
Seven Barks – Hydrangea arborescens
Prostate

Stones

Inflamed urinary system
Herb action when blood in the urine?
Urinary tract astringent
Urinary tract astringents?
Arctostaphylos uva urse - Bearberry

Capsella bursa pastoris - Shepherd's purse

Equisetum arvense

Urtica

Achillea millefolium - Yarrow

Agrimonia eupatoria
Anti prostate herbs
Nettle root – urtica dioica
Saw palmetto – Serenoa repens
Willow – epilobium
Male Tonic remedies
Turnera diffusa - Damiana
Panax ginseng
Polygonum multiflorum
Tribulus terestris
The treatment goal is to resolve urinary infection. What is the herbal action?
Urinary tract antiseptic
The treatment goal is to modify immune response in urinary infection.

What is the herbal action?
Urinary tract demulcent
The treatment goal and action of herb to reduce inflammation in urinary tract infection.
Urinary tract anti inflammatory
Frequency of dose for acute infection?
5ml, 5- 6 times a day until symptoms are relieved.
Urinary tract infection
Buchu – Barosma betulina
Echinacea
Marshmallow – Althaea officinalis
Crataeva nurvala
Nocturnal enuresis
Gentian
Sumac
Horsetail
Agrimony
Renal colic – pain
CCAV
Chamomile
Crateava nurvala
Aesculus hippocastanum - Horsechestnut
Viburnum opulus - Cramp Bark
Disolve renal stones
Crateava
Hydrangea
Herbal tea to dissolve renal stones
Juniper
Parsley
Rupturewort
Aniseed
Kidney stone prevention
Crateava
Hydrangea
Yellow dock
Dandelion
Why use Yellow dock in a kidney formula?
Promotes detoxification
Anthraquione laxatives promote elimination of toxins and fluid
Treatment goals for BPH
Improve prostate function with antiprostatics
Correct hormonal function with tonics
Reduces pain with spasmolytics
Herbs for BPH
Serranoa repens
Urtica dioica
Crataeva nurvala
Viburnum opulus
Diet treatment for BPH
Increase phytoestrogens – lignans in linseeds
Increase isoflavones – soy products
4 herbs for Prostatitis & dosage
Echinacea
arctostaphylos - Bearberry
Crataeva
Glycerrhiza glabra
Acute – 5ml 5-6/day
Dietary prostitis:
Increase zn, seeds, nuts,, linseeds, pumpkin seeds, almonds sourdough, rye
Zn from oyster
Reduces alcohol, coffee, tea, sugar, refined carboydrate, sexual activity
Male infertility
Korean ginseng

Damiana

Ginkgo

Rhodiola

+ Tribulus tablet
Korean ginseng in erectile dysfunction?
Increases free testosterone & dihydro tosterone
Increasing sperm count & libido
Damiana in erectile dysfunction?
Stimulates genito urinary tract
Natural aprhodisiac
Ginkgo in erectile dysfunction?
Increases circulation
Rhodiola in erectile dysfunction?
Tonic
Improves physical performance in impotence
Tribulus in erectile dysfunction?
Protodioscin = proerectile effects
Aphrodisiac
Fertility agent – improves physical performance
MS herbs
Silybum marianum
Schisandra chinensis
Cynara scolymus
Andrographis
Heal and seal gut – golden seal
Gingko
St Johns wort
Withania
Codonopsis