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Ayurvedic Herbs for Mental Clarity and Concentration
 

Triphala Powder, organic, half pound

Triphala can be used daily to manage weight and promote healthy elimination, but it also has the unique ability to protect from radiation damage and should be considered prior to radiologic testing, air travel, or exposure to random radioactivity.

Ingredients: Emblica officinalis, Terminalia belerica, and Terminalia chebula.

Banyan Botanicals, $



Bilva Fruit Powder, organic, half pound

Aegle marmelos

Bilva is used in both siddha and Ayurvedic medicine. It is used for dry eyes, constipation, anorexia, and respiratory complaints.

Ingredients: certified organic Aegle marmelos powder.

Item is currently out of stock. If you order this, it will be back ordered and shipped when available.

Banyan Botanicals, $



Hawthorn Berry Powder, organic, half pound

Crataegus laevigata

Hawthorn berries are a famous cardiotonic and vasodilator, but some might be surprised to see them listed on a site specializing in Ayurvedic herbs. They were introduced to the Himalayas by the British and do indeed grow in India, but not in the plains. This herb is contraindicated where there is low blood pressure but it can be considered by those needing more support for the heart muscle.

Ingredients: certified organic Crataegus laevigata berry powder.

Banyan Botanicals, $



Vidanga Fruit Powder, wildcrafted, half pound

Embelia ribes

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: wildcrafted Embelia ribes powder.

Vadik Herbs, $



Certified Organic Amla Powder, Amalaki

Amalaki Powder, certified organic, half pound

Emblica officinalis

Amla is the primary ingredient in Chyawanprash. It is one of the richest and most stable sources of vitamin C in the world. It is also high in minerals and amino acids. It is grown by most families in India but there are also forest varieties. The fruit is anabolic, cleansing, and antidiarrhoeal. It is used for jaundice and other liver conditions as well as eye problems. Amla is protective against radiation,including that used in medical treatments. Most importantly, there is abundant research showing the anti-aging properties of amalaki.

Ingredients: certified organic Emblica officinalis powder. Available also in 5# quantities.

Banyan Botanicals, $



Bibhitaki Fruit Powder, organic, half pound

Terminalia bellerica

Bibhitaki is one of the three fruits in triphala 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.

Ingredients: certified organic Terminalia bellerica fruit powder.

Banyan Botanicals, $



Haritaki Fruit Powder, organic, half pound

Terminalia chebula

Haritaki is one of the three fruits in triphala where it exhibits more purgative action than the other two fruits. It is also one of the ingredients in Chyawanprash. It is a vata pacifying fruit that 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: certified organic Terminalia chebula fruit powder.

Banyan Botanicals, $



Haritaki Fruit Powder, wildcrafted, half pound

Terminalia chebula

Haritaki is one of the three fruits in triphala where it exhibits more purgative action than the other two fruits. It is also one of the ingredients in Chyawanprash. It is a vata pacifying fruit that 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 fruit powder.

Vadik Herbs, $


 

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