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My top 12 herbs

Posted on Wednesday, April 29, 2015 by Regina Lasaitis

I get asked by students what my top herbs are so I thought I would share this with you.

Calendula officinalis

  • Alleviates lymphatic congestion
  • Acne, eczema and dermatitis.

Centella asiatica (Gotu kola)

  • Improves healing eg. wounds, post-surgery 
  • Assists with focus and concentration

Matricaria chamomilla (Chamomile)

  • Calming to the digestive and nervous system 
  • Relaxing - The ideal children’s remedy

Vitex agnus-castus (Chaste tree)

  • Assists with hormonal imbalance eg. PMS
  • Infertility

Cinnamomum spp. (Cinnamon)

  • Warming tonic 
  • Relieves Dyspepsia and other digestive problems

Echinacea spp.

  • Infection prevention 
  • Chronic and acute infections

Passiflora incarnata (Passionflower)

  • Anti-anxiety
  • Calming and relaxing properties

Rosmarinus officinalis (Rosemary)

  • Improves memory and concentration 
  • Enhances liver clearance

Withania somnifera (Ashwaganda)

  • Relaxing tonic 
  • In stressful conditions balances cortisol levels

Asparagus racemosus (Shatavari)

  • Female tonic
  • Menopausal symptoms

Rehmannnia glutinosa

  • Adrenal exhaustion
  • Inflammatory conditions

Schisandra chinensis

  • Fatigue and debility
  • To improve liver function and clearance

Be well,

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