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Action Botanical name
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Andrographis paniculata (Andrographis)
Asparagus racemosa (Shatvari)
Astragalus membranaceus (Astragalus)
Bacopa monieri (Bacopa)
Centella asiatica (Gotu Kola
Codonopsis pilosula (Codonopsis)
Eleutherococcus senticosus (Siberian Ginseng)
Glycyrhiza glabra (Licorice)
Gynostemma pentaphyllum (Jiaogulan)
Lepidium meyenii (Maca)
Ocimum sanctum (Holy Basil)
Panax ginseng (Ginseng)
Panax notoginseng (Notoginseng)
Panax quinquefolius (American Ginseng)
Pfaffia paniculata (Suma)
Ptychopetalum olacoides (Muira Puama)
Paulinia cupana (Guarana)
Rhodiola rosea (Rhodiola)
Schisandra chinensis (Schisandra)
Withania somnifera (Ashwaghanda)
Alteratives (Depuratives) Arctium lappa
Berberis aquifolium
Berberis vulgaris
Echinaceae spp.
Fumaria officinalis
Galium aparine
Iris versicolor
Juglans cinerea
Phytolacca decandra
Rumex crispus
Scrophularia nodosa
Smilax spp.
Taraxicum officinale
Urtica dioica
Viola tricolor
Analgesic Achillea millefolium (Yarrow)
Aniba roseodora (Rosewood)
Anemone pulsatilla (Pulsatilla)
Cannabis indica (Marijuana)
Chelidonium majus (Greater Celandine)
Cordyalis ambigua (Corydalis)
Eschscholzia californica (California Poppy)
Harpagophytum procumbens (Devil's Claw)
Juniperus communis (Juniper)
Lactula virosa (Opium Lettuce)
Piscidia erythrina (Jamaican Dogwood)
Syzygium aromaticum (Clove)
Urtica dioica (Stinging Nettle)
Valeriana officinalis (Valerian)
Antilithic Achillea millefolium (Yarrow)
Althaea officinalis (Marshmallow)
Cissampelos pariera (Abuta)
Crataeva nurvala (Crataeva)
Cynara scolymus (Globe Artichoke)
Equisetum arvense (Horsetail)
Eupatorium purpureum (Gravel Root)
Antidiarrhea Agrimonia eupatoria (Agrimony)
Berberis vulgaris (Barberry)
Ceratonia siliqua (Carob)
Hydrasis canadensis (Goldenseal)
Picrorhiza kurroa (Picrorhiza)
Antioxidant Boswellis serrata (Frankincense)
Camellia sinensis (Tea)
Curcuma longa (Turmeric)
Ginkgo biloba (Ginkgo)
Ilex paraguariensis (Yerba Maté)
Myristicaria dubia (Camu-Camu)
Olea europa (Olive Leaf)
Rosmarinus officinalis (Rosemary)
Vitis vinifera (Grapeseed Extract)
Antilithic Crataeva nurvala (Crataeva)
Eupatorium purpureum (Gravel Root)
Zea mays (Corn Silk)
Antispasmodic Angelica archangelica (Angelica)
Berberis aquifolium (Oregon Grape)
Caulophyllum thalictroides (Blue Cohosh)
Eschscholzia californica (California Poppy)
Grindelia camporum (Grindelia)
Mitchella repens (Squaw Vine)
Passiflora incarnata (Passionflower)
Piper methysticum (Kava)
Piscidia piscipula (Jamaican Dogwood)
Thymus vulgaris (Thyme)
Tilia cordata (Lime Flowers)
Trigonella foenum-graecum (Fenugreek)
Anxiolytic Avena sativa (green)
Bacopa monieri (Bacopa)
Eschscholzia californica (California Poppy)
Hypericum perforatum (St John's Wort)
Lavandula officinalis (Lavander)
Passiflora incarnata (Passionflower)
Piper methysticum (Kava)
Piscidia erythrina (Jamaican Dogwood)
Scutellaria baicalensis (Baical Skullcap)
Turnera Diffusa (Damiana)
Aphrodisiac Aniba roseodora (Rosewood)
Schisandra chinensis (Schisandra)
Valeriana officinalis (Valerian)
Zizyphus spinosa (Zizyphus)
Antinflammatories Albizzia lebbeck
Boswellia serrata
Calendula officinalis
Centella asiatica
Curcuma longa
Glycyrhizza glabra
Lavandula officinalis
Matricaria recuitata
Rehmannia glutinosa
Scutellaria baicalensis
Smilax spp,
Bitters Angelica archangelica (Angelica)
Achillea millefolium (Yarrow)
Cynara scolymus (Globe Artichoke)
Silybum marianum (Milk Thistle)
Taraxicum officinale (Dandelion)
Cardiotonic Astragalus membranaceus (Astragalus)
Coleus forskohlii (Coleus)
Crataegus oxycanthus (Hawthorn)
Leonurus cardiaca (Motherwort)
Panax ginseng (Ginseng)
Cholegogue Agrimonia eupatoria (Agrimony)
Andrographis paniculata (Andrographis)
Artemisia vulgaris (Mugwort)
Berberis vulgaris (Barberry)
Chelidonium majus (Greater Celandine)
Cynara scolymus (Globe Artichoke)
Curcuma longa (Turmeric)
Iris versicolor (Blue Flag)
Rosmarinus officinalis (Rosemary)
Rumex crispus (Yellow Dock)
Choleretic Agrimonia eupatoria (Agrimony)
Andrographis paniculata (Andrographis)
Berberis vulgaris (Barberry)
Curcuma longa (Turmeric)
Cynara scolymus (Globe Artichoke)
Hydrastis canadensis (Goldenseal)
Marrubium vulgare (White Horehound)
Taraxicum officinale (Dandelion)
Demulcent Aloe vera (Aloe)
Althaea officinalis (Marshmallow)
Ulmus rubra (Slippery elm)
Zea mays (Corn Silk)
Diuretic Agathosma betulina (Buchu)
Arctostaphylos uva-ursi (Bearberry)
Aphanes arvensis (Parsley piert)
Apium graveolens (Celery Seed)
Camellia sinensis (Tea)
Chelidonium majus (Greater celandine)
Coffea arabica (Coffee)
Crataegus oxycanthus (Hawthorn)
Daucus carota (Wild carrot)
Eltrygia repens (Couchgrass)
Equisetum arvense (Horsetail)
Eryngium maritimum (Sea holly)
Eupatorium purpureum (Gravel root)
Juniperus communis (Juniper)
Myriciaria dubia (Camu-Camu)
Parietaria diffusa (Pellitory)
Stevia rebaudiana (Stevia)
Taraxacum officinalis (Dandilion Leaf)
Urtica dioica (Stinging Nettle)
Zea mays (Corn)
Emmenagogue Achillea millefolium (Yarrow)
Actaea racemosa (Black Cohosh)
Artemisia vulgaris (Mugwort)
Caulophyllum thalictroides (Blue Cohosh)
Corydalis ambigua (Corydalis)
Leonurus cardiaca (Motherwort)
Mitchella repens (Squaw Vine)
Tanecetum vulgare (Feverfew)
Vitex agnus-castus (Chaste Tree)
Emetic Lobelia inflata (Lobelia)
Phytolacca decandra (Poke Root)
Rhamnus purshiana (Cascara sagrada)
Female Tonic Actaea racemosa (Black Cohosh)
Angelica sinensis (Dong Quai)
Asparagus racemosa (Shatvari)
Chamaelirium luteum (False unicorn Root)
Humulus lupulus (Hops)
Tribulus terrestris (Tribulus)
Vitex agnus-castus (Chaste Tree)
Hepatotrophorestorative Cynara scolymus (Globe Artichoke)
Schisandra chinensis (Schisandra)
Silybum marianum (Milk Thistle)
Hypoglycemic Achillea millefolium (Yarrow)
Albizia lebbeck (Albizzia)
Althaea officinalis (Marshmallow)
Camellia sinensis (Tea)
Foeniculum vulgare (Fennel)
Gynostemma pentaphyllum (Gynostemma)
Panax ginseng (Ginseng)
Stevia rbaudiana (Stevia)
Hypotensive Anacardium occidentale (Cashew)
Coleus forskohlii (Coleus)
Crataegus oxycanthus (Hawthorn)
Olea europa (Olive leaf)
Passiflora incarnata (Passionflower)
Scutellaria baicalensis (Baical skullcap)
Stevia rebaudiana (Stevia)
Laxative Aloe barbadensis (Aloe)
Berberis vulgaris (Barberry)
Cassia angustifolia (Senna)
Rehmannia glutinosa (Rehmannia)
Rhamnus purshiana (Cascara sagrada)
Rheum palmatum (Rhubarb)
Lymphatic Ceanothus americanus (Red Root)
Chelidonium majus (Greater Celandine)
Iris versicolor (Blue Flag)
Male Tonic Lepidium meyenii (Maca)
Panax ginseng (Ginseng)
Polyrhachis spp. (Black Ant)
Ptychopetalum olacoides (Muira puama)
Serenoa repens (Saw palmetto)
Tribulus terrestris (Tribulus)
Trichilia catigua (Catuaba)
Turnera diffusa (Damiana)
Nervine Aniba roseodora (Rosewood)
Bacopa monieri (Bacopa)
Centella asiatica (Gotu Kola)
Humulus lupulus (Hops)
Leonurus cardiaca (Motherwort)
Matricaria recutita (German Chamomile)
Passiflora incarnata (Passionflower)
Piper methysticum (Kava)
Stachys betonica (Wood Betony)
Schisandra chinensis (Schisandra)
Scutellaria lateriflora (American Skullcap)
Tilia europa (European Linden)
Trichilia catigua (Catuaba)
Turnera diffusa (Damiana)
Valeriana officinalis (Valerian)
Viburnum opulus (Guelder-Rose)
Withania somnifera (Ashwaghanda)
Nootropic Artemisia absinthium (Wormwood)
Bacopa monieri (Bacopa)
Centella asiatica (Gotu Kola)
Coffea arabica (Coffee)
Coleus forskohlii (Coleus)
Fennel (Foeniculum vulgare)
Gingko biloba (Ginkgo)
Glycyrrhiza glabra (Licorice)
Juniperus communis (Juniper)
Paeonia lactifolia (Peony)
Panax ginseng (Ginseng)
Paulinia cupana (Guarana)
Polypodium leucotomos (Samambaia)
Polyrhachis spp. (Black Ant)
Rhodiola rosea (Rhodiola)
Rosmarinus officinalis (Rosemary)
Schisandra chinensis (Schisandra)
Withania somnifera (Ashwaghanda)
Vinca major (Periwinkle)
Pancreatic Glycyrhiza glabra (Licorice)
Rubefacient Allium sativa (Garlic)
Arnica montana (Arnica)
Brassica alba (Mustard)
Capsicum spp.
Ricinis communis (Castor Bean)
Zingiber officinalis (Ginger)
Stimulant Camellia sinensis (Tea)
Coffea arabica (Coffee)
Eleutherococcus senticosus (Siberian Ginseng)
Ilex paraguariensis (Yerba Maté)
Panax ginseng (Ginseng)
Paulinia cupana (Guarana)
Polyrhachis spp. (Black Ant)
Theobroma cacao (Cacao)
Sedatives Humulus lupulus (Hops)
Matricaria recutita (German chamomile)
Passiflora incarnata (Passionflower)
Piper methysticum (Kava)
Scutellaria lateriflora (American Skullcap)
Turnera diffusa (Damiana)
Withania somnifera (Ashwaghanda)
Thymoleptic Avena sativa (Oat Seed)
Crocus sativus (Saffron)
Hypericum perforatum (St John's Wort)
Lavandula officinalis (Lavander)
Melissa officinalis (Lemon Balm)
Panax ginseng (Ginseng)
Passiflora incarnata (Passionflower)
Rhodiola rosea (Rhodiola)
Rosmarinus officinalis (Rosemary)
Schisandra chinenses (Schisandra)
Trichilia catigua (Catuaba)
Verbena officinalis (Verbena officinalis)
Thyroid Modulator Fucus vesiculosus (Bladderwrack)
Lycopus virginicus (Horehound)
Urinary Antiseptic Agathosma betulina (Buchu)
Arctostaphylos uva-ursi (Bearberry)
Barosma betulina (Buchu)
Berberis vulgaris (Barberry)
Chimaphila umbellata (Pipsissewa)
Equisetum arvense (Horsetail)
Hydrastis canadensis (Golden seal)
Juniperus communis (Juniper)
Piper cubeba (Cubeb)
Piper methysticum (Kava)
Vaccinium macrocarpon (cranberry)
Urinary Antispasmodic Agathosma betulina (Buchu)
Arctostaphylos uva-ursi (Bearberry)
Galium aparine (Cleavers)
Zea mays (Corn Silk)
Urinary Demulcent Eltrygia repens (Couchgrass)
Zea mays (Corn Silk)
Uterine Antispasmodic Petroselinum crispum (Parsley Leaf)
Viburnum opulus (Cramp Bark)
Viburnum prunifolium (Black Haw)
Uterine Tonic Angelica sinensis (Dong quai)
Aletris farinosa (True Unicorn root)
Asparagus racemosa (Shatavari)
Caulophyllum thalictroides (Blue cohosh)
Chamaelirium/Helonias luteum (False Unicorn root)
Lamium album (white deadnettle)
Mitchella repens (Squaw vine)
Paeonia lactiflora (White Peony)
Rubus idaeus (Raspberry leaves)
Vulneraries Aloe vera
Althaea officinalis
Arnica montana
Avena sativa
Calendula officinalis
Hamemalis virginiana
Hypericum operforatum
Mentha piperita
Quercus robur
Stellaria media
Symphytum officinale
Ulmus fulva