Some things to check out ---
1. Cat’s Claw Guaranteed-Potency Extract containing 3% Oxindole Alkaloids
Note: this powerful, standardized extract is 10 to 30 times more potent than non-guaranteed-potency brands containing just .01 to .03 percent oxindole alkaloids.
Cat’s Claw is in wide traditional use for arthritis, swelling and inflammation, bowel disorders and colon health, cancer, immune system stimulation, hepatitis A, B and C, liver weakness and stress, normalization of blood pressure and blood counts, colds, gastritis, Lyme disease, peptic ulcer, sinusitis, viral infections, bacterial infections, HIV/AIDS, herpes, thrush. (1)
2. Japanese Knotweed 5:1 Concentrate
Japanese Knotweed is in wide traditional use as a natural source for the potent antioxidant resveratrol, and also for inflammation, swelling, burns, acute hepatitis, Lyme disease, poisonous snakebite, abscesses, cuts, boils, stomach complaints, women’s complaints, traumatic injuries, fevers, appendicitis. (2)
3. Andrographis Paniculata 5:1 Concentrate
Andrographis is in wide traditional use for atherosclerosis and heart problems, blood clots, cancer, colds, fevers, flu, lymphatic health, pain, intestinal disorders, diarrhea, bacterial infections, Lyme disease, fatigue, inflammation, hepatitis, liver health, gallbladder health, bile flow, HIV/AIDS. (1)
4. Teasel Root 5:1 Concentrate
Teasel Root is in wide traditional use for liver health, cancer, Lyme disease, menstrual irregularities, healthy kidney function, inflammation, rheumatoid arthritis, traumatic injuries, backache, weak knees. (2)
5. San Qi 5:1 Concentrate
San Qi is in wide traditional use for pain relief and also to facilitate the movement of blood throughout the body, as general tonic, for general strengthening, adrenal support, increased blood flow through the coronary artery, high cholesterol. (3,4).
6. Milk Thistle Guaranteed-Potency Extract containing 80% Silymarin
Milk Thistle is in wide traditional use for acne, constipation, Crohn’s disease, irritable bowel syndrome, bile production, alcoholism, cirrhosis, hepatitis, liver regeneration and rejuvenation, fatigue, nausea, high cholesterol, iron overload, gallstones, atherosclerosis, cancer, diabetes, ovarian cysts, seizure disorders, Parkinson’s disease, detoxification, blood cleansing, psoriasis, toxic overload related to Lyme disease. (1)
Quercetin is in wide traditional use for allergies, asthma, emphysema, hives, itching, inflammation, swelling, atherosclerosis, cancer, canker sores, cataracts, diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration, celiac disease, eczema, wrinkles, gout, headache and migraine, prostatitis. (1)
Artemisia is in wide traditional use for bladder and parasitic infections, healthy intestinal flora, intestinal cleansing, constipation and diarrhea, digestive aid, inflammation, abdominal cramping, uptake of nutrients into cells, hepatitis, jaundice, fever, Lyme disease. (1)
9. Ginger Root
Ginger Root is believed to be the most widely used herbal remedy on Earth with traditional uses that include allergies, asthma, arthritis, inflammation, pain, fatigue, bursitis, lymphatic congestion, healthy circulation, fibrocystic breast disease, high cholesterol, atherosclerosis, cancer, indigestion, morning sickness, motion sickness, nausea, vomiting, colds, flu, strep throat, viruses, bacteria, fungi, parasites, seizure disorders. (1)
10. Vitamin C (50% RDA)
Vitamin C is in wide traditional use as an antioxidant and for tissue growth and repair, adrenal function, healthy stress response, Lyme disease, metabolism, cancer preventative, immune stimulation, infections, healthy cholesterol levels, protection against blood clotting, burns, wounds, general healing. (5)
N-Acetyl-Cysteine is in wide traditional use for skin elasticity, healthy hair and nails, detoxification, destruction of unhealthy free radicals that cause weakness and accelerate aging, to protect liver and brain from toxins, for rheumatoid arthritis, hardening of the arteries, cancer, to promote healing after surgery, as a heavy-metal chelator, burning fat, building muscle, bronchitis, emphysema, tuberculosis, anti-aging effect related to an increase of glutathione levels in lungs, kidneys, liver and bone marrow. (5)
Taurine is in wide traditional use for fat digestion, healthy cholesterol levels, atherosclerosis, edema, heart disorders, hypertension, hypoglycemia, to protect the brain from toxins, anxiety, epilepsy, hyperactivity, poor brain function, seizures. (5)
13. L-Arginine Free Base
L-Arginine is in wide traditional use for optimal immune function, cancer, liver disorders and detoxification, muscle mass, pancreatic function. (5)
14. Eleuthero Guaranteed Potency Extract containing 0.8% Eleutherosides
Eleuthero is in wide traditional use for the normalization of all body functions, stress, stamina, energy, endurance, depression, immune stimulation, liver detoxification, cancer, mumps, chronic fatigue syndrome, Lyme disease, tuberculosis, viral infections, colds, flu, HIV/AIDS, lupus, diminished sex drive, Meniere’s disease, inflammation and swelling. (1)
15. Maitake Mushroom
Maitake is in wide traditional use for cancer, chronic fatigue syndrome, pain, HIV/AIDS, immune stimulation, Lyme disease, healthy blood pressure, blood sugar normalization, liver function. (1)
16. Sacred Bark
Sacred Bark is in wide traditional use for sluggish bowel, cancer. (1)
Note: The 100-Day Protocol is designed for people who need a comprehensive program but is more affordable than Dr. William Cowden’s Protocols that cost $350 to $600 per month with average treatment lasting for six months.
1. Prescription for Herbal Healing, Phyllis A. Balch, CNC (Avery, New York).
2. Plants for a future: Database
( http://www.pfaf.org/index.html ).
3. Herbal Healing Secrets of the Orient, Darlena L’Orange, L.Ac. (Prentice Hall, New Jersey).
4. Chinese Tonic Herbs, Ron Teeguarden (Japan Publications, Inc., Tokyo).
Prescription for Natural Healing, James F. Balch, MD, and Phyllis A Balch, CNC (Avery, a Member of Penquin Putnum, New York).