Digestive & Gastro

Digestive & Gastro

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Fennel

ZAR80.00

Used to treat menstrual disorders.

Combats digestive problems like dyspepsia and flatulence.

Used as an expectorant for chronic coughs and to break down catarrh of the upper respiratory tract.

Anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial.

Warning: May be tumor inducing when used in large quantities.

              Not to be taken during pregnancy or lactation.

Fenugreek

ZAR80.00

Seeds are mainly used to treat loss of appetite, anorexia and to reduce blood sugar levels in type 1 and 2 diabetes.

Lowers serum cholesterol, triglyside and low density lipoprotein. Soothes disturbed digestion. Combats impotence and period and menopause problems.

Reduces fevers, detoxifies, dispels bad breath and body odor. May alleviate bronchitis.

Stimulates the development of the breasts and increased milk flow.

Warning: Not to be used when pregnant. Please don't use during hypoglycemic treatment. 

Garlic

ZAR80.00

Antimicrobial, acting on bacteria, viruses and parasites of the alimentary tract.

Helps combat chronic bronchitis, recurrent cold and influenza.

Beneficial to combat candida. Reduces serum cholesterol and triglyceride levels.

used for fungal infections such as ringworm and pinworm.

Warning: Excessive use may form blood clots or promote blood thickening.

Ginger

ZAR80.00

Improves digestion and reduces flatulence and colic. Alleviates motion sickness and nausea.  Anti-oxidant and useful for circulatory problems.  Excellent for ulcers and also increases peristalsis and the secretion of bile and gastric juices.  Cholesterol-lowering.  As gargle - helps with sore throat.

Warning:  should not be taken by people with inflammatory skin conditions, ulcers of the digestive tract or high fever.

Golden seal

ZAR80.00

Anti-inflammatory.  Mainly used as a haemostatic to stop bleeding.  Also taken as anti-bacterial remedy to stop diarrhea.  It is a bitter tonic, digestive stimulant, mild laxative.  May reduce piles.  The anti-microbial effects of barberine and hydrastine, explain the main use of golden seal as anti-diarrhea medicine, Is used in eye drops.

Warning:  Should not be taken during pregnancy or lactation.

Green tea

ZAR80.00

Immune booster.  May ease chronic cough and cold.  May reduce blood cholesterol levels.  Acts as general tonic.  Useful in treatment of stomach ulcers.  Assist the digestive system.  Nerve tonic.  Eases of asthma attach.  Protection against cell degeneration.  Protects the liver and helps in managing diabetes.  Powerful anti-oxidant.  Assist for radiant, firm skin.  Can assist in weight management.

Warning:  May interfere with blood thinning medication.

Hops

ZAR80.00

A calming and sedative herb to the cental nervous system.

Combats insomnia and irritable bowel syndrome.

Eases tension and anxiety.

Increases appetite and improves digestion.

Also used for menstrual and menopausal problems.

Warning: Do not use when on depression medication. Some people may have skin allergy reactions to hops.

Horehound

ZAR80.00

Combats bronchitis and whooping cough. Stimulates digestion and improves poor appetite.

Increases liver functioning. 

Marrubiin may assist in normalizing an irregular heartbeat.

Warning: Not to be taken during pregnancy or lactation.

Lavender

ZAR80.00

Assists the body against restlessness, insomnia and intestinal complaints. 

Also shows anti-bacterial properties.

Lemon balm

ZAR80.00

Active against bacteria, fungi and viruses (including herpes).

Relaxation and stress relief.

Eases spasm in the digestive tract.

Warning: Avoid when on thyroid medication because it inhibits the absorption of thyroid medication.

Lungwort

ZAR80.00

Combats catarrh, coughs and bronchitis.

Alleviates diarrhoea and eases haemorrhoids.

Warning: Not to be taken during pregnancy or lactation. Not intended for long term use.

              

Marigold

ZAR80.00

Improves digestion, stimulates bile production and helps heal gastric ulcers. It regulates menstrual disorders.

Highly beneficial to combat candida overgrowth in the intestines.

May assist in gall bladder problems.

It is considered a liver tonic and it soothes digestion.

Anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial properties especially in the mouth and throat.

Warning: Not to be taken in high doses or for prolonged periods.