TRY THESE ALKALIZING HERBS. Do you want to increase your minerals intake? We use these for our herbal teas but there are a host of ways you can use them (like for infusions for skin or hair care). A nice beginning to your jounrey is to change out your morning coffee for a cup of tea. It may create the focus and energy you are looking for without the caffeine. Drink them individually or create your own unique blend.
Burdock Root has been used to treat underactive and overactive thyroid, to treat iodine deficiency; for high blood pressure,to reduce fever, to increase urine flow, ease “hardening of the arteries”, and to “purify” blood. It is also used to treat colds, cancer, gastrointestinal complaints, joint pain, gout, bladder infections, complications of syphilis, & skin conditions including acne and psoriasis. It contains all 102 minerals that the body is made of.
Blue Vervain is used to stimulate the liver, soothe the nervous system, detoxify the body, and reduce depression and stress. It is also used to treat bladder infections, eliminate pain, lower inflammation, protect the immune system, and alleviate chest congestion.
Cascara Sagrada is used as a laxative for constipation, as well as a treatment for gallstones, liver ailments, and cancer. It is a colon cleanser and is believed to improve the muscle tone of the colon walls. Some people use it as a “bitter tonic.”
Chickweed is used for constipation, stomach & bowel problems, blood disorders, asthma and other lung diseases, obesity, scurvy, psoriasis, itching, and muscle & joint pain. It can be applied directly to the skin for skin problems including boils, abscesses and ulcers.
Damiana is used to treat depression and nervousness and to relieve anxiety associated with sexual dysfunction. It is also used for headaches, bedwetting, nervous stomach, and constipation; for prevention and treatment of sexual problems; boosting and maintaining mental and physical stamina; and as an aphrodisiac.
Dandelion Root is used to improve energy levels; for upset stomach, intestinal gas, gallstones, joint pain, muscle aches, & eczema. It is also used to treat viral infections, support liver health, increase urine production and stimulate bile production. The roasted root can be used as a coffee replacement.
Elderberry has anti-inflammatory, antiviral, anti-influenza & anticancer properties.It has been used to boost the immune system. Also used for sinus pain, back & leg pain (sciatica), nerve pain (neuralgia), & chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) . Some people use elderberry for hay fever (allergic rhinitis), as a laxative for constipation, to increase urine flow, and to remove mucus from the respiratory system.
Linden Flower has antioxidant, neuroprotective, antispasmodic, anti-inflammatory, anticancer, and diuretic properties. It is used for colds, stuffy nose, sore throat, breathing problems (bronchitis), headaches, fever, and mucus relief. It is also used for rapid heartbeat, high blood pressure, nervous tension, insomnia, problems with bladder control (incontinence), and muscle spasms.
Nettle is used to stimulate hair growth, help control blood sugar in people with diabetes, reduce bleeding connected with gingivitis, treat disorders of the kidneys and urinary tract, provide relief from water retention, & prevent or treat diarrhea.
Sage has antioxidant, antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory, antiobesity properties. It has been used for digestive problems including loss of appetite, gas, stomach pain, diarrhea, bloating, & heartburn. It is also used for reducing overproduction of perspiration & saliva; for depression, memory loss, and Alzheimer’s disease. Women have used Sage for painful menstrual periods, to correct excessive milk flow during nursing, and to reduce hot flashes during menopause.
Sarsaparilla has anti-inflammatory, antiulcer, antioxidant, anticancer, diaphoretic & diuretic properties. It has been used to treat gout, gonorrhea, open wounds, arthritis, cough, fever, hypertension, pain, a lack of sexual desire,and indigestion. It has the highest concentration of iron of any herb (according to Dr. Sebi).
Yellow Dock is used for pain and swelling (inflammation) of nasal passages and the respiratory tract, iron – deficiency anemia, and as a laxative and tonic. It is also used to treat bacterial infections, skin diseases, scurvy, sexually transmitted diseases and menstrual pain.
Irish Sea Moss and Bladderwrack are a great addition to water, coconut water or smoothies so we decided to offer you a reliable source to get it in powder form! The combination of these two great seaweeds provide 92 of the 102 minerals found in the body.