Herbs & Botanicals
The ever-growing number of female baby boomers who are entering, or who are already experiencing menopause provides an increasing need for menopausal supplements. In addition, the interest in natural alternatives to hormone replacement makes this an opportune time for Menopause Formula, an herbal support for menopause.
Milk Thistle, Silybum Marianum, is a spiny leaved plant containing reddish-purple flowers. The seeds or fruits naturally consist of four substances known collectively as silymarin, the most potent of the four being called silibin. Milk Thistle is widely used for liver health. It has been shown to alleviate symptoms of liver health concerns such as fatigue, nausea, weakness, and loss of appetite, as well as providing long-term benefits such as regeneration of the liver cells. Silymarin plays a role in displacing toxins binding to the liver and causing the cells of the liver to regenerate at a faster rate. No alternative medicine has been found that shows similar functions in the body. Milk thistle is very popular...Full Details
Milk Thistle, (Silybum marianum) is a spiny leaved plant containing reddish-purple flowers. The seeds of fruits naturally consist of four substances known collectively as silymarin, the most potent of the four being silibin. Milk thistle is widely used for liver cirrhosis, alcoholic hepatitis, alcoholic fatty liver, liver poisoning and viral hepatitis. It has been shown to provide long term liver support and may even assist with regeneration of liver cells. Silymarin plays a role in displacing toxins binding to the liver and causing the cells of the liver to regenerate at a faster rate. No alternative medicine has been found that shows similar functions in the body. Milk thistle is very popular among those taking certain...Full Details
Oregano has been a popular herb in Italian cooking for hundreds of years. Recently, its role as a medicinal herb has come to the forefront of the natural products industry. Useful mostly as an antiviral and antibacterial herb, oregano oil has become widely used to fight off infections and yeast/fungal maladies. This fragrant herb also has a high phenol concentration, giving it exceptional antioxidant capabilities. Oregano is found to be most beneficial when taken as an oil extract. This has led many national brands to put oregano in a gelatin softgel, making the product inaccessible to vegetarians. We are proud to offer oregano oil in a vegetarian liquid filled capsule. This technology makes this preferable form of oregano available to all of our customers.
Ashwagandha, commonly known as “Indian winter cherry” or “Indian Ginseng” is an Ayurvedic herb native to the dry regions of India, northern Africa and the Middle East. The name Ashwagandha comes from the translation “smell of horse”, which is said to be due to the roots ability to give you the strength and vigor of a horse, and for the root itself smelling like a horse (“ashwa”). Ashwagandha is an important herb used as a Rasyana, or something that promotes health and longevity. This herb is a general tonic used to support a healthy stress response, provide energy support, as well as energize and rejuvenate the adrenal and thyroid glands, as well as the male and...Full Details