Friday, January 15, 2010

1. Black Horehound

1. Black Horehound
Ballota nigra, 50% alcohol/vol).
5-20 drops up to 3 times a day in a little water or juice. Has been used for nausea, motion sickness, arthritis, gout, bronchial complaints, nervous disorders related to sleep, parasitic worms, and stomach spasms; has been known to revive lungs from smoking and environmental toxins; used as
mild expectorant and mild sedative; the bitterness stimulates secretion by salivary glands and digestive organs, particularly bile from the gall bladder; has been used to normalizes menstruation; and has some antioxidant and antibiotic properties. A patent from1994 & 1995 used black horehound extract to prepare a topical cosmetic composition to promote skin pigmentation, treat pigment disorders and to prevent buildup of body fat such as cellulite.*

1 ounce $7
2 ounces $ 13

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*The information presented here is intended for educational purposes only. These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA and are not intended to diagnose, cure, treat or prevent disease. Individual results may vary, and before using any supplements, it is always advisable to consult with your own health care provider.


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