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Ayurvedic Single Herbs - Tablets and Capsules
 

Amalaki, 90 tablets, 500 mg.

Amalaki or amla is a tropical gooseberry that is one of the richest, if not the richest, natural source of stable vitamin C in the world. It is the foundation of the famous rejuvenation and longevity tonic, Chyawanprash, as well as the intestinal cleansing formula with three fruits: triphala. It is used to remove excess pitta and kindle natural digestive fire, agni. It is a fine antioxidant and is nourishing to the tissues, especially to the eyes, blood, hair, skin, and bones.

Ingredients: certified organic Emblica officinalis fruit.

Banyan Botanicals, $



Amla Extract made from wildcrafted Indian gooseberries.

Amla Extract, 2 oz.

Amla is a tropical gooseberry and one of the most important herbs in Ayurvedic medicine. It is the main ingredient in many formulas including the two best-selling formulations in history: the rejuvenative jam Chyawanprash and the cleansing formula Triphala. Amla is a superb antioxidant. It is also radioprotective, antitumoral, and analgesic. It is cardioprotective, hepatoprotective, and immune enhancing. Our amalaki is extracted from wildcrafted plants.

For pdf on Amla, click here.

30 drops in a small amount of water, 2 to 3 times daily, or as directed by your health care provider. Shake well before using.

Ingredients: organically grown Emblica officinalis fruit extract, 1:4, in Distilled Water, Organic Alcohol, and Vegetable Glycerin.

Sacred Medicine Sanctuary, $



Ashwagandha, Ayurvedic Male Potency Herb

Ashwagandha, 90 tablets

Ashwagandha is an adaptogen, an herb that supports the ability to cope with stress. It is one of the main herbs used in Ayurvedic rejuvenative formulas and is somewhat more specific to the male reproductive system than the female, but it is used by both sexes to increase stamina. It promotes proper nourishment of tissue, especially muscles and bone, and is calming for vata.

Special notes: This formula is used to balance pitta and kapha. It can be used in conjunction with Triphala when there are skin irritations due to excess pitta.

Ingredients: Ashwagandha root, Withania somnifera*.

Banyan Botanicals, $



Bhringaraj Extract, 2 oz.

In the Ayurvedic medical system, bhringaraj is regarded as a rasayana or longevity herb. Though many people use this herb to stimulate hair growth and avoid graying, there are other anti-aging benefits associated with bhringaraj. The herb helps to reduce excess kapha and vata. In Siddha Medicine, the leaves are used with ghee to disgorge phlegm lodged in the tongue and tonsils, one of the preparations for serious rejuvenation. The leaf extract is a powerful liver tonic but mild enough for children to take for biliousness associated with intestinal parasites. As those familiar with Ayurvedic medicine would expect, a liver herb will tend to have a positive influence on the eyes and skin as well as the liver and blood.

30 drops in a small amount of water, 2 to 3 times daily, or as directed by your health care provider. Shake well before using.

Ingredients: Extract of aerial parts Eclipta alba in Distilled Water and Organic Alcohol.

Sacred Medicine Sanctuary, $



Bibhitaki Extract, 2 oz.

Bibhitaki is a tropical fruit found throughout India. It is about the size of a large walnut and is primarily astringent in taste. Bibhitaki is one of the three fruits in the famous triphala formula and is the preferred herb for regulating kapha. This means it is used when there are kapha accumulations in the lungs, ears, sinuses, throat, liver, and urinary tract. It is astringent and therefore absorbs the excess moisture of kapha. It has some lesser known value for treating tropical conditions such as diarrhea, pulmonary eosinophilia, and allergic reactions, very likely parasitic in origin. It is also one of the herbs used in oral health, but it usually the shell that is made as a decoction and then used as an oral rinse.

Ingredients: Terminalia bellirica Fruit, distilled water, organic alcohol, and vegetable glycein.

Sacred Medicine Sanctuary, $



Ethically Wildcrafted Boswellia Serrata Suitable for Vegetarians

Boswellia Serrata, 60 tablets, 500 mg.

Boswellia is an Indian frankincense that is grown in temples and also found in the wild. It produces a resin that can be harvested without harming the tree. This resin is used medicinally as well as in incense. It is anti-inflammatory and is often taken for joint pain and is hence considered an herb for vata complaints. However, research in Germany suggests that boswellia reduces edema in the brain. The herb is also an excellent parasiticide and should be considered for those who suspect brain parasites.

Take 1 (500 mg) tablet, two to three times per day with meals or as directed by your health care practitioner.

Not to be combined with COX-2 inhibiting drugs or immune suppressing agents.

Ingredients: 500 mg. auatainably wildcrafted Boswellia serrata resin: 85% (425 mg.) boswellic acids, 5% AKBA, plus cellulose, silicon dioxide, stearic acid, crosscarmelose sodium, magnesium stearate, vegetable glaze. No animal ingredients. Non-irradiated. No solvents, no BPA, organic cotton stuffing.

Savesta Life, $



Gymnema: sugar regulating herb in vegetarian capsules.

Gymnema, 60 vegetarian capsules

The Ayurvedic name for gymnema is Meshashringi but is also known as gurmar, the destroyer of sugar. It has been used for 1500 years to support proper pancreatic function and hold blood sugar in a normal range by delaying absorption of sugar.

Suggested Use: one capsule 2-3 times per day after meals.

Ingredients: Gymnema sylvestre leaf extract in vegetarian capsules with rice four and silicon dioxide.

Avesta, $



Haritaki Extract, 2 oz.

Haritaki is one of the most important herbs in Ayurvedic medicine and the most revered in Tibetan medicine. It is a parasiticide (intestinal worms) and one of herbs used in preparation for kaya kalpa, Ayurvedic rejuvenative therapy. It is a fruit and one of the three ingredients in triphala. It is the most purgative of the three fruits. It pacifies vata and helps to remove toxins, normalize lipids, and rebuild blood.

30 drops in a small amount of water, 2 to 3 times daily, or as directed by your health care provider. Shake well before using.

Ingredients: 1:4 extract of organically grown Terminalia chebula fruit in Distilled Water, Organic Alcohol, and Vegetable Glycerin.

Sacred Medicine Sanctuary, $



Haritaki, 100 Vegi-Caps, 590 mg

Haritaki is one of the three fruits in triphala where it exhibits more purgative action than the other two fruits. It is the most important herb in Tibetan medicine and one of the ingredients in Chyawanprash. It is vata pacifying and acts mainly on the gastrointestinal tract where it removes toxins, nourishes, and rejuvenates tissue, having a special ability to normalize lipids. It is also used to treat fevers and anemia.

Ingredients: wildcrafted Terminalia chebula powder in vegetarian capsules.

Vadik Herbs, $



Kapi Kacchu, organic, 100 vegicaps

This very powerful herb from the legume family has been part of Ayurvedic rejuvenative medicine for thousands of years. It is also an ingredient in many formulas for vata derangements that affect the neuromuscular system as well as libido. It has been studied intensely for its capacity to increase dopamine activity. It is popular among people studying lucid dreaming, but depending on the process used to make the herb, the levodopa may or may not have been leeched out prior to packaging.

Ingredients: certified organic Mucuna pruriens in vegetarian capsules.

Vadik Herbs, $



Manjistha Extract, 2 oz.

Manjista is the main blood cleansing herb in the Ayurvedic pharmacopoeia. What is unique about manjistha is that it supports deep detoxification without precipitating imbalance or undesirable side effects. It mainly supports blood cells and muscles, but the roots are astringent and can be used to stop dysentery. Manjistha helps to eliminate excess pitta and aids in the removal of toxins from the blood, liver, kidneys, and skin. It is the primary herb used in all blood purification formulas as well as preparations that improve the complexion. As a rasayana herb, it is interesting to note that even though it is detoxifying, it is also pacifying.

30 drops in water, 2-3 times a day or as directed by your health care provider.

Ingredients: wildcrafted Rubia cordifolia roots in distilled water, organic alcohol, and vegetable glycerite.

Sacred Medicine Sanctuary, $



Organic Neem Tablets

Neem, 90 tablets

Neem is an exceedingly detoxifying herb that is especially valuable in removing excess pitta and kapha. It is very bitter and cooling. Vata types can combine neem with some warming herbs to offset its cooling effects. Neem is used to purify the blood, cleanse the liver, and boost immunity.

Ingredients: Neem leaf, Azadirachta indica*.

Banyan Botanicals, $



Shatavari - Ayurvedic Rasayana for Women

Shatavari, 90 tablets

Just as the name suggests, this herb belongs to the asparagus family, but it is the root that is used in Ayurvedic medicine. Shatavari is considered to be one of the true rasayana or longevity plants and while it is the herb of choice for women, especially during the change of life such as puberty and menopause, but also during pregnancy and while nursing. It helps women to overcome dryness and through this mechanism increases tissue elasticity and lubrication, thereby enhancing pleasure and protecting tissue from trauma. It can also be used by men. It supports immunity, intellect, and stamina.

Ingredients: Shatavari root, Asparagus racemosus*.

Banyan Botanicals, $



Stone Breaker Extract, 2 oz.

Phyllanthus amarus in known in South America as "chanca piedra" or breaker of stones. There, it is used mainly for kidney stones but also for gall stones and many other disorders ranging from malaria to liver cancer. In Ayurvedic medicine Phyllanthus amarus is known as bhumi amalaki. It is revered as a major detoxifying and liver rejuvenative herb. It is recommended that it be used in small amounts over a long period of time. Modern studies support traditional uses and suggest that Phyllanthus amarus prevents mutation of liver cells when exposed to carcinogens.

Ingredients: Phyllanthus amarus leaf extract, 1:3, in Distilled Water, Organic Alcohol, and Vegetable Glycerin.

Sacred Medicine Sanctuary, $



Tulsi Herb in Vegetarian Capsules

Tulsi, 100 Vegicaps, 450 mg.

Tulsi or holy basil is one of the most important herbs in the Ayurvedic pharmacopeia. It is an ingredient in many formulas but is offered here as a single herb. Studies find it helpful in the management of hepatitis, tuberculosis, malaria, and a host of other diseases. It is relaxing because of its antispasmodic effects. It improves transport of oxygen and seems to have estrogen lowering effects.

Ingredients: Tulsi, Ocimum sanctum in vegetarian capsules.

Vadik Herbs, $



Vamsa Rochna, wildcrafted, 100 vegicaps

Bamboo manna comes from the inside of bamboo and is an ingredient in Chyawanprash as well as many formulas for strengthening hair, teeth, bones, and other tissues that can be nourished by its silicious crystalline components.

Ingredients: Bambusa arundinaceae powder in vegetarian capsules.

Vadik Herbs, $



Vidanga Fruit Powder, 100 capsules

Vidanga is used to eliminate excess vata from the lower intestines. This is extremely important since vata can become debilitating. Vidanga also strengthens agni (digestive fire) and supports detoxification. In Ayurveda, it is regarded as ascaridal, specific for large intestinal nematodes, as well as giardia. In clinical trials, tape worms were expelled in 6-24 hours. It is also a febricide. Studies indicate that it is estrogenic and mildly progestogenic. The berries are spermicidal and are being studied as a natural contraceptive. The effects on male fertility are easily reversed once stopping the use of the berries.

Use of this herb should be suspended if changes in peripheral vision are noted. It should also not be used by those trying to have children since it acts as an antifertility agent.

Ingredients: Embelia ribes fruit powder in vegetarian capsules.

Vadik Herbs, $