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Single Herb Extracts, G-K

 
   
 

Galangal Extract, 2 oz.
Alpinia officinarum

Galangal is both a culinary and medicinal herb, related to ginger but with a distinct taste. It was the favorite herb of Hildegard of Bingen and her Abbey still owns plantations in Thailand for growing this fine herb. It is warming and is a fine digestive aid. It can also be considered by people suffering from candidiasis.

Alcohol: 24-26%

Contents: extract of Alpinia officinarum rhizome in Distilled Water, Organic Alcohol, and Vegetable Glycerin.

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Gentian Extract, 2 oz.
Gentiana lutea

Gentian is a popular digestive bitter. It is an ingredient in the famous Angostura Aromatic Bitters. It is used to stimulate the appetite and promote production of gastric secretions. As such, it is often used to overcome both anorexia and cachexia. but some traditional uses include topical applications on skin tumors.

Daniel Mowbry, author of The Scientific Validation of Herbal Medicine, adds a highly interesting note: "Gentian root increases the sensitivity of many glands and organs to the effect of adrenalin."

Alcohol: 45%

Contents: extract of Gentiana lutea root in distilled water, organic grain alcohol, and pure vegetable glycerin.

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Ginger Extract, 2 oz.
Zingiber officinalis

Ginger is a wonderful culinary as well as medicinal herb. It is probably the number one choice for nausea, motion sickness, and indigestion, but it also aids metabolism of cholesterol and thus lowers the risk of complications such as high blood pressure and arterial congestion.

Alcohol: 59-61%

Contents: extract of organically grown Hawaiian Zingiber officinalis rhizome in Distilled Water, Organic Alcohol, and Vegetable Glycerin.

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Ginkgo Biloba Extract, 2 oz.
Ginkgo Biloba

When taken orally three times a day, 40 mg. of Ginkgo biloba provided recovery workers at Chernobyl protection from radiation sickness. Use by the liquidators was continued for two months and provided roughly seven months of protection.

Alcohol: 50%

Contents: extract of Ginkgo biloba leaf in Organic Alcohol USP, Distilled Water, and Vegetable Glycerin.

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Ginseng Extract, 2 oz.
Panax ginseng

Ginseng is one of the most famous adaptogenic herbs and has been used for thousands of years in Oriental medicine as a tonic, performance enhancer, and more recently for its usefulness in managing blood sugar levels in type II diabetes as well as lowering the risk of cancer. It is an antioxidant and, though warming, has anti-inflammatory properties. It is sometimes used alone or in combination with herbs such as Ginkgo biloba to improve memory and support energy during periods of intense study, such as during exam season.

Alcohol: 29-31%

Contents: Red Kirin Panax ginseng root in distilled water and organic alcohol.

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Gokshura Extract, 2 oz.
Tribulus terrestris

Gokshura is used almost worldwide. In Ayurveda, it enjoys a reputation as a tonic herb for the urinary tract and kidneys. It is soothing and promotes the proper flow of urine. It is also regarded as a male tonic herb, and studies in Bulgaria are often cited that suggest it aids male libido and performance. It is also a tonic herb for women. It is relaxing and balancing for all doshas.

Alcohol: 59-61%

Contents: extract of organically grown Tribulus terrestris seed in Distilled Water and Organic Alcohol.

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Gotu Kola Extract, 2 oz.
Centella asiatica

Brahmi supports the mind and nervous system, helping to improve memory and sustain intellectual effort. The leaves are considered to be very sattvic, i.e., pure as opposed to dull or stimulating. Gotu kola aids restful sleep and is a natural blood purifier. It was used by Machamuni Siddhar for his kalpa. In a way, brahmi is tridoshic because it reduces excess vata in the mind, is cooling to pitta, and decongesting to kapha.

For pdf on Gotu Kola, click here.

Alcohol: 49-51%

Contents: organically grown Centella asiatica aerial parts in Organic Alcohol, Distilled Water, and Vegetable Glycerin.

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Graviola Extract, 2 oz.
Annona muricata

Annona muricata leaf contains specific acetogenins that have been reported to be selectively toxic to the following type of tumor cells: lung carcinoma cell lines; human breast solid tumor lines; prostate adenocarcinoma; pancreatic carcinoma cell lines; colon adenocarcinoma cell lines; liver cancer cell lines; human lymphoma cell lines; and multi-drug resistant human breast adenocarcinoma. The mode of action appears to be that of inhibiting enzymatic activities that only occur in malignant cells.

Alcohol: 40%

Contents: extract of Annona muricata leaf in distilled water, organic grain alcohol, and pure vegetable glycerin.

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Guaiacum Extract, 2 oz.
Guaiacum officinale

Guaiacum has been popular since the sixteenth century when it was introduced from the Caribbean as a remedy for diseases of the reproductive system. It is an ingredient in most formulas for spirochete infections but is only rarely used alone. It is an important ingredient in the famous Compound Syrup Scrophularia of the historic Eclectic physician Dr. Eli Jones, sold by Sacred Medicine Sanctuary as Seneca Elixir. Guaiacum is acquiring a reputation for efficacy with rheumatoid arthritis and tonsillitis, probably because it addresses underlying conditions, i.e., causal factors such as microscopic organisms that may be associated with better known conditions.

Alcohol: 90%

Contents: Extract of wildcrafted Lignum vitae (Guaiacum officinale) resin 1:5 in Organic Gain Alcohol USF and Distilled Water.

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Guduchi Extract, 2 oz.
Tinospora cordifolia

Guduchi is one of the most famous detoxifying herbs in the Ayurvedic pharmacopeia. It crosses the blood-brain barrier and improves cognitive functioning and recall but its main claim to fame is its power to reduce toxins and even to protect the body from the harmful effects of toxins. It enjoys the status of a rasayana or rejuvenative herb and was traditionally used for three years in order to promote longevity and imperviousness to toxins.

For pdf on Guduchi, click here.

Alcohol: 39-41%

Contents: 1:4 extract of organically grown Tinospora cordifolia stem tincture in Distilled Water, Organic Alcohol, and Vegetable Glycerin.

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Guggul Extract, 2 oz.
Commiphora mukul

Guggul is very similar to myrrh and is widely used in Ayurveda to increase metabolism. Being thermogenic, it is slightly deranging to pitta but very useful for kapha disorders, including obesity and congestion. It is also used to regulate the thyroid and is considered beneficial for vata types unless the patient is suffering from spasms or hiccups. It should not be used during pregnancy. Guggul reduces stickiness and is therefore considered preventative for people at risk of strokes and heart attacks.

Alcohol: 89-91%

Contents: 1:1 extract of Commiphora mukul resin in Organic Alcohol and Distilled Water.

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Hawthorn Berry Glycerite, 2 oz.
Crataegus monogyna

Hawthorn berries are edible and often are made into jams. The fruit is rich in bioflavonoids so hawthorn berries are antioxidants as well as good for the heart and circulatory system. The preparation as a glycerite adds shelf life and convenience to what would otherwise be a medicinal food. Anyone who wishes to take a long-term tonic to support the heart can easily take hawthorn alone or in combination with other herbs.

Alcohol: none

Contents: Crataegus monogyna, Berry in distilled water and vegetable glycerin.

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He Shou Wu Extract, 2 oz.
Polygonum multiflorum

He Shou Wu or Fo Ti is a famous Chinese longevity herb. It is used to prevent premature graying of the hair as well as to regenerate the body. The herb aids circulation and is good for the heart and blood. It also soothes mucous membranes, especially in the gastrointestinal system. It is therefore deeply supportive of proper digestion and assimilation. It is mildly stimulating of peristalsis so it also gently improves elimination and gradually supports deep cleansing. Additionally, it is immune boosting and improves male libido and fertility.

Alcohol: 24-26%

Contents: extract of Polygonum multiflorum in organic alcohol and distilled water.

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Holy Basil Extract, 2 oz.
Ocimum sanctum

"Tulsi" means "the incomparable one" and holy basil is one of the most revered herbs in India. It is a rasayana herb, often used to calm, but it has the same high eugenol content of famous analgesics. Tulsi may therefore be a COX-2 inhibitor. It has also been found to lower blood sugar and cholesterol.

Alcohol: 59-61%

Contents: 1:4 extract of organically grown Ocimum sanctum leaf & flower in Distilled Water, Organic Alcohol, and Vegetable Glycerin.

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Indian Sarsaparilla Extract, 2 oz.
Hemidesmus indicus

Anantamul is a spreading plant that is cooling to pitta. It moves throughout the body, removing toxins and cleansing. It stimulates the flow of bile and increases urinary output. It is particularly effective for the digestive system, joints, nerves, and reproductive system.

It is also used to cleanse the mind of negative emotions, especially pitta emotions like anger and irritability.

Alcohol: 49-51%

Contents: 1:4 extract of organically grown Hemidesmus indicus root in Distilled Water, Organic Alcohol, and Vegetable Glycerin.

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Japanese Knotweed, 2 oz
Polygonum cuspidatum

Japanese knotweed is presently prized mainly for its very high reservatrol content, but in traditional Chinese medicine, it is used mainly to detoxify the blood and improve circulation. Recent studies suggest that Polygonum cuspidatum is antimicrobial and antimutagenic. It is also an excellent antioxidant. Even more recently, Japanese knotweed has been widely used by Lyme-infected patients to reduce damage to the nervous system due to toxins. It is regarded as more useful against the co-infections than the spirochete itself.

Alcohol: 29-31%

Contents: Polygonum cuspidatum root in distilled water, organic alcohol, and vegetable glycerin.

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Jatobá Extract, 2 oz.
Hymenaea courbaril

Traditionally, jatoba is used to increase stamina. It has none of the side effects of caffeine or ephedra.

Jatoba has demonstrated antifungal as well as antibacterial properties against a wide range of molds, yeasts, and microorganisms such as E. coli, Pseudomonas, and Staphylococcus. Clinicians are discovering that it is useful in cases of cystitis and prostatitis, often not for the reasons thought: these conditions may be associated with fungal infections. Jatoba is non-toxic, but it has a blood sugar lowering effect and should be monitored with patients with blood sugar regulation issues.

Alcohol: 39-41%

Contents: dried Hymenaea courbaril bark in distilled water, organic grain alcohol, and pure vegetable glycerin.

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Jatobá Extract, 8 oz.
Hymenaea courbaril

Traditionally, jatoba is used to increase stamina. It has none of the side effects of caffeine or ephedra.

Jatoba has demonstrated antifungal as well as antibacterial properties against a wide range of molds, yeasts, and microorganisms such as E. coli, Pseudomonas, and Staphylococcus. Clinicians are discovering that it is useful in cases of cystitis and prostatitis, often not for the reasons thought: these conditions may be associated with fungal infections. Jatoba is non-toxic, but it has a blood sugar lowering effect and should be monitored with patients with blood sugar regulation issues.

Alcohol: 39-41%

Contents: dried Hymenaea courbaril bark in distilled water, organic grain alcohol, and pure vegetable glycerin.

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Jergon Sacha Extract, 2 oz.
Dracontium loretense

Used for viruses, such as HIV and hepatitis C, as well as venomous bites.

Alcohol: 44-46%

Contents: Extract of Dracontium loretense in grain alcohol and distilled water.

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Jergon Sacha Extract, 8 oz.
Dracontium loretense

Used for viruses, such as HIV and hepatitis C, as well as venomous bites.

Alcohol: 44-46%

Contents: Extract of Dracontium loretense in grain alcohol and distilled water.

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Kachur Extract, 2 oz.
Curcuma zedoaria

Zedoary is a white turmeric that is often used in Chyawanprash and other Ayurvedic preparations. Like other members of the ginger family, it is used both in cooking and medicine. It is anti-inflammatory and analgesic and is often used externally for wound healing, but its function in longevity tonics is to support the female reproductive system, urinary tract, and protect against ulcers due to stress. Its strength should not be underestimated: it is an antivenom for cobra toxins.

Alcohol: 24-26%

Contents: 1:5 extract of Curcuma zedoaria in Distilled Water, Organic Alcohol, and Vegetable Glycerin, and Organic Apple Cider Vinegar.

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Kalmegh Extract, 2 oz.
Andrographis paniculata

This intensely bitter herb promotes healthy flow of bile and respiratory comfort. It clears the throat, head, and lungs while simultaneously boosting immunity. Though sometimes considered a liver herb, it is also regarded as an immune herb, but studies suggest it is highly specific for both typhoid and fungal infections. There is a lot of research on this herb, everything from antivenoms to immune deficiency conditions.

Alcohol: 24-26%

Contents: extract of Andrographis paniculata aerial parts in Distilled Water, Organic Alcohol, and Vegetable Glycerin.

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Kapi Kacchu Extract, 2 oz.
Mucuna pruriens

Mucuna pruriens is a legume and the extract is made from seeds. It is the most famous herb for Parkinson's disease, a condition that was described in ancient times in India. However, due to its high L-DOPA content, it is also becoming a favorite by lucid dreamers. It is a nervine and supports transmission of signals by the nervous system. It is also used in India to enhance sperm count, induce ovulation, and overcome stubborn sterility of both men and women.

Alcohol: 49-51%

Contents: 1:4 extract of organically grown Mucuna pruriens in Distilled Water, Organic Alcohol, and Vegetable Glycerin.

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Kava Kava Extract, 2 oz.
Piper methysticum

Kava or awa as it is called in Hawaii is consumed throughout the Pacific region. It tastes a bit like novacaine and is numbing. It was used before battles in Hawaii so that warriors would not be afraid of injuries. It also promotes euphoria and is thus used socially in some Polynesian cultures. It is not addictive but many people experience a slight mood elevation for up to 48 hours after consumption, usually immediately after drinking water. The effects then wear off completely. According to some kahunas, awa root will help to regenerate damaged nerve endings. There is no question but that kava kava is a nervine, but it is also a unique antidepressant due to its tendency to elevate mood through a sense of convivial happiness.

Alcohol: 54-56%

Contents: extract of organically grown Hawaiian Piper methysticum root in Distilled Water, Organic Alcohol, and Vegetable Glycerin.

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