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Alcachofra - Brazil - Aids elimination of uric acid: Fortifies liver and gallbladder; Nourishes blood.  It is high in nutrients, known to have diuretic effects, and flushes uric acid from the system.  It augments the secretion of bile and is used as an auxiliary in the treatment of liver and digestive disorders.  Nourishes the blood and relieves arterial pressure.
Boldo - Brazil - Nourishes blood; Enhances digestion; Aids liver function; Balances pH; General tonic.  Brazilians believe Boldo to be an excellent general tonic for the organism.  It has been used to help treat liver and bowel dysfunctions.  Encourages proper digestion by stimulating the secretion of bile.
Amazon Rainforest Combinations 
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Abuta   for menstrual cramps and pre- and postnatal pain, excessive menstrual bleeding, and uterine hemorrhaging. Abuta is also believed to aid poor digestion, drowsiness after meals, and constipation.
  • soothing agent in inflammatory conditions of the respiratory, digestive and urinary tract
  • useful in Diarrhea and dysentery
  • exerts a soothing influence upon all the surfaces with which it comes in contact.
  • to overcome numerous diseases and disorders relating to the immunesystem  cardiovascular system digestion weight management diabetes chronic and acute allergies cataracts hearing difficulties stress syndrome,chronic fatigue, diarrhea, constipation, and disorders of the liver.
*Agrimony Historically used for jaundice and other liver complaints. It gives tone to the system and promotes assimilation of food. Agrimony is also considered a very useful agent in skin eruptions and diseases of the blood, pimples, blotches, etc. The same decoction is also often employed in rural districts as an application to ulcers. 
Alfalfa  leaf       Because of its deep root system, Alfalfa is better able to absorb minerals from the soil than other plants.  Therefore, Alfalfa is a rich source of vitamins and minerals, as well as Chlorophyll.  It has been used historically for arthritis and as a blood purifier.
Alfalfa Seed - see Sprouting Seeds
*Aloe leaf Cape)  Aloe vera is recommended sometimes in the treatment of AIDS, diabetes, asthma, stomach ulcers, and general immune weakness.  Aloe, may stimulate immunity and inhibit the growth of viruses.  Aloe Vera is a powerful laxative and known to be one of the finest body cleansers, removing morbid matter from the stomach, liver, kidneys, spleen and bladder and is considered to be the finest colon cleanser known. It will not promote "gripe" (sharp pains and grumbling in the bowels) when used as a laxative, and it is also less likely to cause dehydration from such use.  Applied topically, Aloe Vera is known to rejuvenate wrinkled, sun-aged skin, and will stimulate cell regeneration. Application also promotes the healing of sores, insect bites, cuts and burns, and is an effective treatment against psoriasis and eczema. Aloe contains enzymes that relieve pain, and as a mild anesthetic, it relieves itching and swelling. Its topical application will help burns from scarring. Aloe Vera is an astringent and emollient; it is antifungal, antiviral and antibacterial.
American Ginseng
Amor Seco
Angelica Root Essential Oil link
*Angelica Root   Angelica is a good remedy for colds, coughs, pleurisy, wind, colic, rheumatism and diseases of the urinary organs, though it should not be given to patients who have a tendency towards diabetes, as it causes an increase of sugar in the urine.  It is generally used as a stimulating expectorant, combined with other expectorants the action of which is facilitated, and to a large extent diffused, through the whole of the pulmonary region. Angelica stems are also grateful to a feeble stomach, and will relieve flatulence promptly when chewed. An infusion of Angelica leaves is a very healthful, strengthening tonic and aromatic stimulant, the beneficial effect of which is felt after a few days' use.
Anise Seed Essential Oil  link
 Anise Seed Whole   
Apple pectin  powder   Apple Pectin is a general intestinal regulator that is used in many medicinal preparations, and is said to be an especially effective anti-diarrheal agent. It has an important function in the intestinal tract, having a scavenger effect in intestinal digestion by exerting a bacteriostatic action. The water-soluble fiber in Pectin has a gel-forming effect when mixed with water that helps to maintain intestinal balance by cleansing the intestinal tract.
Arabic - see Gums & Resins
Arbor Vitae also in an essential oil 
Arnica Flowers, Whole  Derived from the flowers.The raw herb and the homeopathic arnica have been used for bruising injuries.  has slight antimicrobial activities. Clinical trials have indicated that arnica montana fresh plant gel, when used topically, can reduce symptoms of osteoarthritis. Post-operative antibacterial, muscle pain following exercise, bruising, pain and bleeding following dental procedure.
Arnica/Helichrysum Balm 
Arrowroot   superior carbohydrate with demulcent properties that will soothe irritated mucous membranes and can aid in the relief of the temporary discomforts of colic and indigestion. It is a rich source of digestible calcium, particularly nourishing to children after weaning and delicate persons during convalescence. Arrowroot is said to be valuable in the treatment of bowel complaints: It is used as a mild laxative but will also help relieve diarrhea.It is said that when taken internally, Arrowroot is a good antidote for vegetable poisons and a remedy for pus in the urine.
Artichoke  can promote healthy digestive function through its ability to support normal bile flow and fat digestion.  In addition, Artichoke Extract contains antioxidant flavonoids
Ascorbic Acid - see Supplements & Green Foods
*Ashwagandha Root     A popular Ayurvedic medicinal substance derived from the root and berry of the plant. This herb is often used as a component in formulations prescribed for stress, strain, fatigue, pain, skin diseases, diabetes, gastrointestinal disease, rheumatoid arthritis, and epilepsy.
Astragalus  This product is primarily used for its immune stimulating properties, also reduction of immune suppression following chemotherapy. Chinese studies suggest that astragalus, when used with angelica, has renal protective effects. An herbal formula using astragalus as major ingredient has been shown to reduce fatigue in athletes. Studies suggests that it may have a role in combating senility. This herb is also used to help ward off or treat colds, improve heart function, memory, and learning, and promote the healing of wounded skin. Astragalus works well in treating anorexia, arthritis, diabetes, hypertension, malaria, kidney inflammations, painful urination, prolapsed uterus, uterine bleeding, edema, water retention, constipation, fever, and generalized weakness.
Atractylodes   (Bai-Zhu
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Baikal Skullcap
Balloon Flower
Bamboo Leaf
*Barberry Root   As a bitter stomachic tonic, it proves an excellent remedy for dyspepsia and functional derangement of the liver, regulating the digestive powers, and if given in larger doses, acting as a mild purgative and removing constipation. Tonic, purgative, anticatarrhal, Psoriasis, Laxitive, aids in the flow of bile, assists liver, gallbladder, and spleen funtions.
Barley Grass Barley grass helps prevent and fight cancer, lower cholesterol, detoxify many pollutants, protect against solar and other forms of radiation, boost energy and immunity, enhance wound healing, help with digestion, fight tooth decay and bad breath, promote healthy skin, reverse graying of hair and lower blood pressure, among other things.
Basil  Essential Oil link
Basil Leaf,   - Basil is most useful with the stomach and its related organs. It can be used for vomiting, nausea, constipation, menopause, and enteritis. This herb helps to stimulate the appetite, and relieves indigestion, cramps, colic. It also increases the flow of breast milk. Basil improves blood circulation, relieves gas pains, and is used as an aid for indigestion. Basil tea can reduce a fever, colds, flu, coughs, sinusitis, and stomach cramps. It is sometimes used to treat whooping cough and headaches. This herb can use used for treating nervous irritability, tiredness, depression, anxiety, and insomnia. The leaves can be rubbed on insect bites and hives.
Bay, Sweet Essential Oil link  (Laurus nobilis)
Bayberry  Bark,    Bayberry is sometimes taken for cough and bronchitis, or applied externally for skin problems.  It is useful in diarrhoea, jaundice, scrofula, etc. Externally, the powdered bark is used as a stimulant to indolent ulcers, though in poultices it should be combined with elm.
Bean Blend Sprouting seeds link
Bearberry - see Uva Ursi
Bee Pollen  It is very rich in vitamins and contains almost all known minerals, trace elements, enzymes and amino acids.
Beet Root Powder - Cert org.   Beet has been used for blood problems. Believed to encourage healthy blood formation; has also been used as part of a kidney cleansing regimen and as an aid to liver and spleen function. Beets have been used to regulate menstrual periods. The juice is said to be anti-inflammatory and has been used in raw juice therapy for cancer.
Bei-chai Hu  see Bupleurum Root 
Bentonite Clay  Many people reported that after using Bentonite for a two to four week period they experienced improved intestinal regularity, relief from chronic constipation, indigestion, diarrhea and ulcers. They also had increased physical energy, clearer complexion, brighter eyes, increased resistance to infections, enhanced emotional state, and improved tissues and gums.
Benzoin -  see Gums & Resins 
Bergamot Essential Oil link   we also have Benzoin essential oil
Betel nut
Bilberry Leaf 

Although Bilberry is used for the treatment of poor night vision and day blindness, cataracts, and macular regeneration, it can also be used to treat urinary tract infections, kidney stones, and diarrhea. There is some evidence that Bilberry can also be helpful for varicose veins. Scientific research on Bilberry showed that it contains a powerful substance known as anthocyanosides, which strengthens the walls of blood vessels, reduces inflammation, and generally stabilizes all tissues containing collagen. Bilberry has anti-cancer properties.

Bilberry fruit 
Birch Bark a remedy for gout, rheumatism, and dropsy. It is effective in eliminating kidney stones and is used as a blood purifier. The bark can also be used as a mouthwash, or as a remedy for diarrhea, dysentery, cholera infantum, bowel problems, and neuralgia. Applying Birch bark to sore muscles eases muscle pain, and helps heal sores, boils, and canker sores in the mouth.
Birch Bark, Sweet,  Essential Oil link
Birth Root
Bitter Melon 
 Bitter Orange Essential Oil

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Black Cherry Black Cherry juice has been used historically to help reduce the build up of uric acid crystals in joints.  Black Cherry Juice greatly relieves the pain of gout, bursitis and arthritis.
*Black Cohosh Root, Clinical results show improvement in hot flashes, sweating, headache, vertigo, heart palpitations, tinnitus (a ringing or similar sensation in the ears), nervousness, irritability, sleep disturbance, anxiety, vaginal dryness, and depression. In a 1995 German trial, it was found that when combined with St. John’s Wort, Black Cohosh was 78 percent effective in treating hot flashes and other menopausal symptoms. As a treatment for menopause, medical studies reported Black Cohosh to be more effective than estrogen in relieving symptoms and in normalizing the appearance of vaginal cells under microscopic evaluation.
 Black Cumin Black Cumin is excellent for use in external healing for skin care such as psoriasis, eczema, dry skin, joints and scalp massage. Internally, it can be used to treat asthma, arthritis, and it boosts the immune system. Scientific studies have shown that Black Seed oil helps reduce inflammation and eliminates fungi infections. The extract form has shown to be effective in regulating blood sugar levels, and stimulating bone marrow and immune cells.
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Black Currant fruit  help increase bodily resistance to infections and are a valuable remedy for treating colds and flu. The fresh or vacuum-sealed juice, helps stem diarrhea and calms indigestion. The leaves encourage the elimination of fluids which reduces blood volume, and in turn, lowers blood pressure. An infusion can be used to treat rheumatic pain and whooping cough.
Black Currant leaf 
Black Haw 
Black Maca
Black Pepper Organic  used to treat asthma, cholera, colic, cough, diarrhea, fever, gas, gastric ailments, hemorrhoids, and indigestion. This spice can also help treat chronic rheumatism, obesity, phlegm, sinus congestion, sore throat. Externally, it can be used to treat boils and other skin diseases. (Black Pepper Essential oil link)
Black Radish Root, The Black Radish is said to have a pronounced effect on the liver, activating and regenerating liver cells.  It acts as a "cholagogue," or substance that stimulates the production of bile from the liver to the intestines, serving as a liver tonic and helping to purify it. Black Radish is thought to be an effective antioxidant that combats ageing and fights colds and influenza.

*Black Walnut Hull  may help to lower blood pressure and serum cholesterol levels and is believed to burn up toxins and fatty materials while balancing blood sugar levels. This activity may help to ward off heart disease. It is considered an antiseptic with antibacterial agents, and a high organic iodine content that combats infectious micro-organisms and bacterial infection.
Black Walnut leaf 
Black Willow
Bladderwrack useful in the treatment of underactive thyroid glands and goiter
Blessed Thistle Used as a tonic for overall body health, strengthens the heart and lungs and promote general healing. It stimulates the production of bile by the liver and is often used to treat gallbladder and liver disorders, such as jaundice and hepatitis. Improves overall circulation, an effective blood cleanser and purifier. 
*Bloodroot Root  Diarrhea, relaxed bowels, sore or relaxed or ulcerated throat, sores, ulcers, leucorrhea, cuts, wounds, jaundice, piles, ague, smallpox, whooping cough, cholera, dysentery, prolapsus uteri, prolapsus ani, excessive menstrual flow, atonic intestines, hemorrhoids (protruding or internal), gleet, gonorrhea, prostatic enlargement, hernia, tonsillitis, laryngitis, relaxed and elongated uvula, internal hemorrhages, nosebleed, inflamed eyes.
*Blue Cohosh Root,  The herb stimulates uterine contractions and induces and promotes the onset of labor when delivery is due or in cases of delayed labor. It also helps in cases of prolonged labor by relaxing the uterus and increasing cervical dilation for easier delivery, less pain, and exhaustion and, thus, has earned the nickname, "A Woman's Best Friend." In contrast, Blue Cohosh will also stop false labor pains. As an effective diuretic it increases the flow of urine and will help eliminate excess water in the system.
Blue Flag  mainly used to detoxify the body. This flower increases urination and bile production and acts as a mild laxative. Due to its cleansing properties, this herb works well in treating acne and eczema, especially when associated with gallbladder problems or constipation. Blue Flag has been used for biliousness and in digestion and in small doses it relieves nausea and vomiting. Some have used this plant as a weight loss aid. In folk medicine Blue Flag is used as a treatment for skin diseases, rheumatism, and syphilis.
Blue Violet - see Violet   
Blue Vervain  flower relieve respiratory and liver congestion, lower fevers, ease coughs and colds, cleanse toxins, calm the nerves, and act as a general tonic that produces an overall feeling of well-being.
Boldo (also see Rainforest)
Boneset herb used to promote sweating which reduces fever and is used in treating flu with aches and pains. This herb is an expectorant and can break up chest congestion. It is also used to stimulate appetite and reduce indigestion. This herb also stimulates the immune system which helps prevent viral and bacterial infections. Boneset has also been used for rheumatism, skin conditions, and intestinal worms.
*Borage Herb,  C/S contains calcium, potassium, fatty acids, and mineral acids necessary for cardiovascular function and healthy skin and nails. Borage also has cooling actions and is used as a blood cleanser for detoxifying the system and for any condition associated with heat and congestion. Borage promotes sweating and has diuretic, demulcent, and emollient properties as well. Borage oil is thought to be a gland balancer that regulates hormonal systems and is said to be effective in helping relieve menstrual/menopausal problems, especially with the mood swings and depression.

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  • heightening mental acuity
  •  improving mental quotient
  • memory span - both short term and long term memory
  • concentration ability
  • mental clarity
  • stress threshold
  • insomnia - natural sedative and tranquilizing agent - also helps with convulsions
  • anti-parkinsonian
  • mental quotient
  • used in treatment of cognitive disorders of aging
  • Helps improve articulation and speech defects over time
Brewer's Yeast - see Supplements & Green Foods
Brigham Tea -  See  Ephedra
Broccoli Seed - see Sprouting Seeds
Brigham Tea  Wild crafted  extract
Broad bean  Organic  whole Useful for dropsy, sciatica, chronic rheumatism, kidney and bladder problems, gravel, uric acid accumulation (gout), loss of albumin in urine during pregnancy. And for lowering blood sugar levels in cases of mild diabetes.
Broom Tops extract by Energique, (low alcohol)
*Buchu Leaf, used in treating inflammation of the urethra, blood in the urine, bladder infections, and other chronic urinary tract disorders. It is also said to be an effective remedy for kidney stones, cystitis, and rheumatism. This herb has also been used for treating prostatitis and irritable bladder. It acts as an anti-inflammatory and helps reduce inflammation of the colon, gums, mucous membranes, prostate, sinuses, and vagina. An infusion is used for treating a yeast infection and leucorrhea. This herb has carminative properties and is used to relieve gas and bloating
Buckthorn effectively causes rapid evacuation of the bowels. The tannins in Buckthorn Bark are believed to have astringent properties and have been used to treat hemorrhoids. Buckthorn Bark is believed to stimulate the liver and gallbladder. The herb is said to be beneficial for treating liver disorders, such as jaundice, hepatitis, cirrhosis, etc. It is also thought to help a sluggish gallbladder by increasing the flow of bile and has been said to help the body rid itself of gallstones.
Buckwheat  Sprouting seeds link
Bugleweed  The medicinal qualities of Bugleweed are in the leaves and flowers. This plant has diuretic, peripheral vasoconstrictor, astringent, nervine, and anti-tussive properties. Today, Bugleweed is used for treating mild hyperthyroidism (i.e. Grave’s disease) symptoms such as rapid pulse, weight loss, sensitivity to heat, excessive sweating, fatigue, enlarged thyroid and bulging eyes.
  • Resolves Shao Yang Disorders and Lowers Fever
    For alternating chills and fever, bitter taste in the mouth, flank pain, vomiting, irritability, and chest constriction.
  • Relieves Liver Qi Constraint
    For dizziness, vertigo, chest pain, menstrual disorders, and emotional instability. Also used to treat wood attacking earth symptoms.
  • Raises the Yang Qi in cases of Middle Jiao Deficiency
    For hemorrhoids, anal and uterine prolapse, and diarrhea.
Burdock Root.  Burdock purifies the blood and restores liver and gallbladder function and works well as a remedy for gout, rheumatism, and arthritis. It is used to eliminate kidney stones and gallstones, gravel, and it works in treating cystitis and water retention. It has also bee used in cases of toxic shock syndrome. This herb also stimulates the immune system and relieves gout symptoms. The leaves are bitter and help stimulate digestion and relieve flatulence. Burdock helps reduce a fever accompanied by infections, but works best when taken at the onset of symptoms. The seeds are used to treat sore throat, tonsillitis, colds, and coughs. Burdock has been used to lower blood pressure in diabetics, though there is no scientific evidence to support those claims. The root stimulates the uterus serving to help regulate periods and provide strength before and after childbirth.
Butcher's Broom  supportive therapy for hemorrhoids and venous insufficiency, a condition closely related to varicose veins, due to its anti-inflammatory properties and its ability to constrict small veins. Butcher’s Broom has also been used to treat carpal tunnel syndrome, circulatory disorders, edema, swollen ankles, Meniere’s disease, obesity, Raynaud’s disease, thrombophlebitis, and vertigo. It is also good for treating bladder and kidney problems.
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.*** Contains microcrystalline cellulose (a natural anti-caking agent)
** Contains either sodium sulfite, sodium bisulfite or both
* Safety info
    Agar Agar - Should be ingested only with adequate liquid.  Not for use by persons with bowel obstruction.

    Alfalfa - Not recommended for use by persons taking blood thinning agents.

    Aloes (Cape) - Read and follow directions carefully.  Do not use if you have or develop diarrhea, loose stools or abdominal pain.  Consult your physician if you have frequent diarrhea.  If you are pregnant, nursing, taking medication or have a medical condition, consult your physician before using this product.

    Angelica - Not to be used during pregnancy or by persons taking blood thinning agents.

    Arnica (excludes homeopathics) -  For external use only.  Can cause allergic dermatitis with extended use or in sensitive persons.

    Ashwagandha - Not to be used during pregnancy.

    Barberry - Not to be used during pregnancy.

    Bergamot, Wild - Not to be used during pregnancy.

    Black Cohosh - Not to used during pregnancy or while nursing.

    Black Walnut - Not recommended for long term use.

    Bladderwrack - Not to be used during pregnancy or while nursing, or by persons with hyperthyroidism.

    Blessed Thistle - Not to be used during pregnancy.

    Bloodroot - Not to be used during pregnancy.

    Blue Cohosh - Not to be used during pregnancy.

    Boldo - Not to be used by persons with gallstones, serious liver conditions or obstructions of the bile duct.

    Borage - Not recommended for long term use.  Not to be used during pregnancy or while nursing.

    Broom Tops - Not for use by persons taking MAO inhibitors or with high blood pressure.

    Buchu - Not to be used during pregnancy.

    Buckthorn - Read and follow directions carefully.  Do not use if you have or develop diarrhea, loose stools or abdominal pain.  Consult your physician if you have frequent diarrhea.  If you are pregnant, nursing, taking medication or have a medical condition, consult your physician before using this product.

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