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German CHAMOMILE
(Anthemis Nobilis, Aster Family)
Medical Part—The flowers.
Description—This is a perennial herb with a strong fibrous! root. The stems in a wild state are prostrate, but in gardens more upright, about a span long, round, hollow, furrowed, and downy; the leaves pale green, pinnate. sessile, with thread shaped leaflets. The flower-heads terminal, rather larger than the daisy, and of yellow color, or whitish.

Chamomile is indigenous to Southern Europe; we have also a common or wild Chamomile (iatridaria Chamomile) growing in the United States, but it is not considered as good as the German Chamomile for medicinal purposes, which is the kind I use. The white flowers are the best; they have an aromatic, agreeably bitter taste, and Peculiar odor. They yield their properties to alcohol and water.

Properties and Uses—Chamomile Is a tonic; one or two teacupfuls of the warm infusion will usually vomit. The cold infusion is highly useful in dyspepsia, and in all cases of weak or irritable stomachs, also in intermittent and typhoid fevers. The oil is carminative and antispasmodic, and is used In flatulency, colic, cramp in the stomach hysteria, nervous diseases, and • painful menstruation, debility, exhaustion, dyspepsia, gout, amenorrhoea, hysteria, scrofula, interanittents, worms and diaorrhoea.

SteepleBush
(Spiraea Tomentosa),
Common Name—Meadow Sweet.
Part Used—The ,root and leaves.
Description—Sereep/ebush is a shrub 2 to 3 feet high, leaves alternate, lanceolate. toothed, dark green above, rusty white beneath; Rowers In spikes small, Purplish pink turning to a rusty color in the fall.
Properties—Steen/Moue’ Is -useful as an astringent. tonic, in diarrhoea, hemorrhages, gonorrhoea., ulcers, etc.

SLIPPERY ELM
(Ulmus Fulva)
Common Names—Indian Elm. Moose Elm, Rock Elm.
Parts Used—Inner bark.
Description-;–A commonly slim and characteristically rough tree, rough in bark and leaf, 40-50 and rarely 70 feet high, with a trunk diameter of 1-4 feet. Bark dark brown, dep/y furrowed perPendieularly, very rough-scaly., the under layers ruddy brown, the innermost layer next to the wood buff white, aromatic, and very Mucilaginous, used medecinally for its demulcent quality. The twigs rough, grayish, hairy. The leaves are extremely rough above, deep yellowish olive-green, lighter and sometimes a rusty-downy beneath. flowering in March and Apra. Fruit nearly round in outline, winged, without hairy fringe, ripening in spring, at Intervals of 2-4 years.
Properties–Slippery Elm is demulcent, emollient, nutritive, Useful internally for dysentery, diarrhoea, diseases of the urinary passages, bronchitis. Externally as a poultice for Inflammations, boils, etc., and in rectal and vaginal suppositories.

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Herbal Remedies for Acid Reflux

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There are many herbal remedies for acid reflux in the market nowadays. They come in capsule, solution and pill form. Before taking these herbal remedies, it is important you check with your doctor first.
Acid reflux is often characterized by a burning sensation in the stomach and chest area. It is more common if you are overweight, smoker or an alcoholic. It is caused when stomach acid reflux into the esophagus and is usually a sign of stomach indigestion.
Many herbal remedies for acid reflux treatments contains natural herbs such as german chamomile, slippery elm and sutherlandia frutescens that helps to protect the inner lining of your stomach and strength the body’s digestive system.
They are meant to be taken long term in order to see the effects. One reason why acid reflux herbal remedies are so popular is because it is made from natural ingredients and is suitable for all ages. Particularly with infacts and young children where it is sometimes difficult to diagnose acid reflux, herbal remedies can be consumed with no side effects.
The best natural way to cure acid reflux is to change your diet and your lifestyle. By eliminating or decreasing your alcoholic intake, smoking etc, it can help to cure acid reflux. Minimizing the intake of acidic and fatty food such as chocolates, coffee and tomatoes can also aid in acid reflux treatment.
Acid reflux sufferers should consume high fiber foods such as fruits and vegetables. Examples are wheat or multi-grain bread, cereals, apples. Substitle beverages such as coffee and beer with plain water or fruit juices. Eating the right diet in combination with herbal remedies for acid reflux and you should be able to get rid of acid reflux easily.
Ricky Lim recommends acid reflux herbal treatment as it is natural and has no side effects. Visit his site today on how acid reflux and herbal teas can provide acid reflux remedies.
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Ginger Tea

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Upset stomach, indigestion or heartburn ? We found a great inexpensive Ginger Tea by Botanic Choice that is perfect to ease these symptoms. Ginger is a natural wonder for occasional stomach upset indigestion and heartburn. It acts directly in the stomach to neutralize certain acids and toxins. But that’s not all it does! Ginger is also great nutritional support for your entire body! Fights joint stiffness with powerful enzymes. Aids circulation to help your heart and your entire cardiovascular system, and provides natural warmth and strength to help boost your vitality levels.
Ginger Loose Cut Tea 4 oz. Ginger Loose Cut Tea 4 oz.

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DigestAssist

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DigestAssist, the perfect companion to Gastronic Dr., comes in fast-acting and convenient drop form, and can be taken as needed to quickly put an end to symptoms of heartburn, nausea, gas, indigestion, and acid reflux. If symptoms such as gas/cramps/heartburn flare up (e.g. after eating the wrong food) a few drops of DigestAssist will soothe the symptoms away.

DigestAssist contains the following therapeutic herbs in convenient and fast-acting drop format.

Zingiber officinale, commonly known as Ginger, has a long history of medicinal use in traditional Chinese and Ayurvedic (Indian) medicine. Modern research confirms its effectiveness in relieving the symptoms of nausea, vomiting, indigestion, flatulence and dizziness. Working mainly in the digestive tract, Zingiber boosts digestive fluids and neutralizes acids, making it an effective alternative to anti-nausea medication, but without the usual unpleasant side effects. Zingiber has strong anti-inflammatory and pain relieving properties and is also used to treat arthritis and other inflammatory diseases.

Foeniculum vulgare, also called fennel, was a favorite herb in medieval times and was used to stop stomach rumbles and colic. It was commonly used after meals to prevent flatulence, indigestion, colic and other digestive problems. Fennel has strong calmative and anti-inflammatory properties.

Mentha piperita, one of the most effective of the mint herbs, has been used for centuries to relieve indigestion, nausea and heartburn. Modern research has demonstrated its effectiveness in soothing the symptoms of diverticulosis, IBS and other digestive disorders. Mentha piperita is widely cultivated for medicinal uses and also has anti-inflammatory and anti-spasmodic properties. It relaxes the muscles of the digestive tract and stimulates the flow of natural digestive juices and bile, thereby assisting healthy digestion.

Pelargoneum graveolens, also known as ‘maagpyn bossie’ (stomach pain bush) is a traditional medicinal herb used by indigenous people of South Africa. It has a wide variety of uses and is an effective calmative and anti-spasmodic herb, reducing stomach cramps and pain.

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Gastronic Dr

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Recognizing the need for a healthier and more effective approach, without the side effects of the prescription drugs, Native Remedies has developed Gastronic Dr. and DigestAssist – both 100% herbal remedies containing well researched ingredients and manufactured in therapeutic dosage according to the highest pharmaceutical standards. Gastronic Dr. is a capsule which is used every day for the digestive tract and as a preventative for flare ups of stomach and digestive disorders such as IBS, Crohn’s Disease, Gastritis, Acid Reflux (GERD), Ulcerative Colitis and Diverticulosis. Gastronic Dr. safely and effectively acts to improve digestive health, reduce inflammation and reduce and prevent digestive disorders.

Gastronic Dr. contains the following therapeutic herbs in a 100% vege-capsule.

Matricaria recutita, also known as German Chamomile, is a medicinal herb which has been used by European naturopaths for centuries. Its anti-inflammatory, anti-spasmodic and calming properties make it an extremely effective treatment for digestive disorders.

Filipendula ulmaria, or Meadowsweet, is an anti-inflammatory, soothing digestive remedy which helps to protect the digestive tract and reduce stomach acid secretions. It is also effective in reducing the pain of digestive disorders and ulcers and is similar in structure to the synthetic drug called acetylsalicylate, or aspirin – without the side effects commonly associated with aspirin.

Ulmus fulva, or Slippery Elm, is one of the most effective herbs used in reducing digestive pain and irritation and also protects and soothes the lining of the stomach and digestive tract due to its high mucilage content. Only bark from top quality Slippery Elm is used in Gastronic Dr.

Sutherlandia frutescens, also known as ‘Cancer Bush’ or ‘Kankerbossie’ is a medicinal herb exclusively found in Southern Africa and has been used by indigenous people for thousands of years to treat chronic and acute digestive complaints, internal cancers and as a powerful tonic. Recent research has confirmed its adaptogenic properties. Sutherlandia contains a number of highly active compounds, including pinitol, L-canavanine and the amino acid, GABA. L-canavanine is a strong L-argine antagonist that has documented anti-cancer and anti-viral activity (Swaffer et al. 1995, Crooks and Rosenthal, 1994, Ostlund and Sherman, 1996)

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Herbal Remedies For Gerd

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Herbal remedies are now preferred by many as the treatment of choice for diseases and illnesses.? Herbal remedies for acid reflux or Gerd target and strengthen your digestive system and can be considered for treating symptoms of heartburn as well strengthening your digestive systems.? Herbal Remedies are a successful natural alternative to traditional medicines and should not be overlooked.

For those advocating herbal remedies, acid reflux is often equated with poor digestion.
Herbs also tend to work more gradually, helping to strengthen the body’s defenses over time.

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