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Ayurvedic Anti-oxidants
 

Free radicals are responsible for pathogenesis in many conditions and must be neutralized by free radical scavengers or antioxidants. For example, it has been shown that cigarette smoke generates free radicals that can induce DNA damage that can be prevented by antioxidants.

 


Amalaki, 90 tablets, 500 mg.

Amalaki or amla is a tropical gooseberry that is one of the richest, if not the richest, natural source of stable vitamin C in the world. It is the foundation of the famous rejuvenation and longevity tonic, Chyawanprash, as well as the intestinal cleansing formula with three fruits: triphala. It is used to remove excess pitta and kindle natural digestive fire, agni. It is a fine antioxidant and is nourishing to the tissues, especially to the eyes, blood, hair, skin, and bones.

Ingredients: certified organic Emblica officinalis fruit.

Banyan Botanicals, $



Amla Extract made from wildcrafted Indian gooseberries.

Amla Extract, 2 oz.

Amla is a tropical gooseberry and one of the most important herbs in Ayurvedic medicine. It is the main ingredient in many formulas including the two best-selling formulations in history: the rejuvenative jam Chyawanprash and the cleansing formula Triphala. Amla is a superb antioxidant. It is also radioprotective, antitumoral, and analgesic. It is cardioprotective, hepatoprotective, and immune enhancing. Our amalaki is extracted from wildcrafted plants.

For pdf on Amla, click here.

30 drops in a small amount of water, 2 to 3 times daily, or as directed by your health care provider. Shake well before using.

Ingredients: organically grown Emblica officinalis fruit extract, 1:4, in Distilled Water, Organic Alcohol, and Vegetable Glycerin.

Sacred Medicine Sanctuary, $



Bacopa Extract, 2 oz.

Bacopa is an aquatic plant and the primary herb in many Ayurvedic formulas used to improve memory and/or concentration. Bacopa has traditionally been regarded as an aid to learning, retention, and clarity. It also has a reputation as the herb of choice for epileptic disorders and is one of the favored herbs for anxiety. Like many rasayana herbs, it is an antioxidant. It is also antiparasitic and improves gastrointestinal health, including ulcers and irritable bowel syndrome. Bacopa is very safe. In Sri Lanka, it is administered to babies from about eight months of age to purify the blood and to clear parasites and eczema.

30 drops 3 times daily, or as directed by your health care provider. Shake well before using.

Ingredients: 1:1 extract of organically grown Bacopa monnieri in Distilled Water, Organic Alcohol, and Vegetable Glycerin.

Sacred Medicine Sanctuary, $



Chyavanprash, organic, 250 g.

This product is the first Chyawanprash to be offered in the West that contains only certified organic herbs. The daily recommended dosage for adults is 1-2 teaspoons. Chyawanprash is the most famous tonic jam from India. It is an excellent antioxidant, and it kindles digestive fire without aggravating the pitta dosha. As such, it is considered tridoshic and suitable for use by anyone. It promotes deep assimilation of nutrients and is valued as a rasayana or anti-aging preparation by millions of Indians.

Ingredients: Cane sugar*, Amalaki*, Honey*, Ghee*, Bilva*, Haritaki*, Gokshura*, Pippali*, Ashwagandha*, Shatavari*, Guduchi*, Musta*, Punarnava*, Cardamom*, Cinnamon*, Bamboo*, Brhati*, Bhumyamalaki*, Sati*, Patra*, Vasaka*, Nagakesara*.

Banyan Botanicals, $



Chyawanprash, 16 oz.

Chyawanprash, taken daily will support all 3 Doshas. It has nearly 40 ingredients for support and strengthening of all of the body"s systems. It is the most widely used Ayurvedic supplement in the world, taken daily by millions. Please note that this product is available in two sizes: 8 oz. and 16 oz.

Ingredients: A properietary mix of: Indian gooseberry** (free fruit rind),Unrefined sugar, Clarified butter (milk), Honey**, Piper longum (fruit), Cinnamomum zeylanicum (bark), Cinnamomum tamala (dried leaves), Ellataria cardamomum (fruit), Mesua ferrea** (anthers). Extracts of Asparagus racemosus (roots), Tacca aspera** (rhizome), Ipomoea digitata** (rhizome) Withania somnifera (roots), Piper longum (fruit), Ellataria cardamomum (fruit), Oroxylum indicum** (bark), Solanum indicum (stem & root wood),Tinospora cordifolia** (stem), Terminalia chebula** (fruit), Apocynym foetidum** (whole plant), Boerhaevia diffusa** (roots), Phyllanthus niruri** (whole plant), Adhatoda vasica** (whole plant except roots), Aegle marmelos** (bark), Premna integrifolia** (wood), Gmelina arborea** (bark), Stereospermum suaveolens** (bark),Desmodium ganeticum** (leaf and tender shoots), Uraria lagopodies** (bark), Nelumbium speciosum** (flowers), Solanum xanthocarpum (whole plant), Tribulus terrestris** (fruit), Gymnema sylvestere** (whole plant), Curcuma zedoaria** (rhizome), Pistacia integerrima** (galls), Cyperus rotundus** (rhizome), Vitis vinifera (fruit).

Natures Formulary, $



Chyawanprash, 60 capsules

Chyawanprash is a highly revered rasayana tonic whose first authenicated formula was published in the 4th century B.C. It is usually produced as a jam, based on amla, a tropical gooseberry with 30 times more vitamin C than oranges. This formula has been modified so as to make it available in capsule form. The sweeteners and oils have been omitted along with a few herbs and spices.

Ingredients: standardized extracts of Emblica officinalis, Tinospora cordifolia, Asparagus racemosus, Caesalpinia digyna, Terminalia arjuna, Herpestis monniera, Evolvulus alsinoides, Withania somnifera, Aegle marmelos, Clerodendron phlomidis, Oroxylum indicum, Gmelina arborea, Stereospermum suaveolens, Sida cordifolia, Desmodium gangeticum, Uraria lagopoides, Phaseolus trilobus, Termanus labialis, Piper longum, Solanum indicum, Solanum xanthocarpum, Pistachia integerrima, Phyllanthus niruri, Vitis vinifera, Terminalia chebula, Hedychium spicatum, Cyperus rotundus.

Vadik Herbs, $



Chyawanprash, 8 oz

Chyawanprash, taken daily will support all 3 Doshas. It has nearly 40 ingredients for support and strengthening of all of the body"s systems. It is the most widely used Ayurvedic supplement in the world, taken daily by millions. Please note that this product is available in two sizes: 8 oz. and 16 oz.

Ingredients: A properietary mix of: Indian gooseberry** (free fruit rind),Unrefined sugar, Clarified butter (milk), Honey**, Piper longum (fruit), Cinnamomum zeylanicum (bark), Cinnamomum tamala (dried leaves), Ellataria cardamomum (fruit), Mesua ferrea** (anthers). Extracts of Asparagus racemosus (roots), Tacca aspera** (rhizome), Ipomoea digitata** (rhizome) Withania somnifera (roots), Piper longum (fruit), Ellataria cardamomum (fruit), Oroxylum indicum** (bark), Solanum indicum (stem & root wood),Tinospora cordifolia** (stem), Terminalia chebula** (fruit), Apocynym foetidum** (whole plant), Boerhaevia diffusa** (roots), Phyllanthus niruri** (whole plant), Adhatoda vasica** (whole plant except roots), Aegle marmelos** (bark), Premna integrifolia** (wood), Gmelina arborea** (bark), Stereospermum suaveolens** (bark),Desmodium ganeticum** (leaf and tender shoots), Uraria lagopodies** (bark), Nelumbium speciosum** (flowers), Solanum xanthocarpum (whole plant), Tribulus terrestris** (fruit), Gymnema sylvestere** (whole plant), Curcuma zedoaria** (rhizome), Pistacia integerrima** (galls), Cyperus rotundus** (rhizome), Vitis vinifera (fruit).

Natures Formulary, $



Haritaki Extract, 2 oz.

Haritaki is one of the most important herbs in Ayurvedic medicine and the most revered in Tibetan medicine. It is a parasiticide (intestinal worms) and one of herbs used in preparation for kaya kalpa, Ayurvedic rejuvenative therapy. It is a fruit and one of the three ingredients in triphala. It is the most purgative of the three fruits. It pacifies vata and helps to remove toxins, normalize lipids, and rebuild blood.

30 drops in a small amount of water, 2 to 3 times daily, or as directed by your health care provider. Shake well before using.

Ingredients: 1:4 extract of organically grown Terminalia chebula fruit in Distilled Water, Organic Alcohol, and Vegetable Glycerin.

Sacred Medicine Sanctuary, $



Haritaki, 90 tablets, 500 mg

Haritaki is one of the three fruits in triphala where it exhibits more purgative action than the other two fruits. It is also one of the ingredients in Chyawanprash. It is a vata pacifying fruit that acts mainly on the gastrointestinal tract where it removes toxins, nourishes, and rejuvenates tissue, having a special ability to normalize lipids. It is also used to treat fevers and anemia.

Ingredients: certified organic Terminalia chebula fruit powder.

Banyan Botanicals, $



Sattva Elixir, 4 oz.

The sattvic state of mind is the yogic ideal. It is tranquil and harmonious. This formula has been developed for those who yearn for a peaceful and calm mind. It is a gently nourishing tonic, made in honey, and provides support for those who tend to become nervous when under stress. It relies heavily on rasayana herbs, all of which are regarded as longevity herbs in Ayurvedic medicine. Rasayana herbs are also antioxidants and most are adaptogens as well.

Ingredients: Proprietary blend of Asparagus racemosus root OG, Centella asiatica aerial parts OG, Glycyrrhiza glabra root, Convolvulus pluricaulis aerial parts, Ocimum sanctum leaf & flower OG, Bacopa monnieri aerial parts, Shilajit WC and honey in distilled water, organic alcohol, and vegetable glycerin.

Sacred Medicine Sanctuary, $



Organic Turmeric Extract, 2 oz.

Turmeric Extract, 2 oz.

Turmeric is what gives curry powder the yellow color. It has been a favorite culinary spice in Africa and Asia for millenia, but it also has medicinal value, particularly in helping to metabolize fat, including fatty deposits in tissues. It is entirely safe in enormous doses; effects are gradual and cumulative.

30-45 drops, 3 to 4 times daily, or as directed by your health care provider. Shake well before using.

Ingredients: extract of organically grown Hawaiian Curcuma longa root in Distilled Water, Organic Alcohol, and Vegetable Glycerin.

Sacred Medicine Sanctuary, $


 

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