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Common Ailments that Begin With A


Abdominal Cramping (see also Colic)

Anti-Gas Formula w/ Lobelia

Artemisia Combination

Bergamot Bio Pure Essential Oil

Catnip & Fennel

Chamomile

Chamomile, Roman, Pure Essential Oil

Intestinal Soothe & Build
 

Red Mandarin Pure Essential Oil

Neroli Pure Essential Oil

Valerian Root

Valerian Root, Timed Release


Abdominal Bloating (Distension) & Pain

Anti-Gas, Chinese

Anti-Gas Formula w/ Lobelia

Catnip & Fennel

Chinese Tiao He Cleanse

Fennel Extract

Gall Bladder Formula

Mandarin -belching

Marjoram, Sweet

Para-Cleanse with Paw Paw

Small Intestine Detox

Spleen Activator, Chinese

Stress-Relief, Chinese

 


Acne

An inflammatory skin disease having a bacterial component. The exact cause is unknown, although acne is often aggravated by poor diet, food allergies, inefficient digestion, intestinal toxicity, and even insufficient water intake.

Acne Homeopathic

Ayurvedic Skin Detox

BP-X

Bergamot Bio Pure Essential Oil

Black Ointment

Burdock (Capsules)

Burdock Extract

Chamomile, Roman, Pure Essential Oil

Chinese Tiao He Cleanse

Colloidal Silver - topically

Dandelion

E-Tea - chronic acne

HSN-W (Hair, Skin, Nails)

Helichrysum Pure Essential Oil

Lavender - also pore congestion

MSM

PawPaw Special Treatment Shampoo

Patchouli

Pink Grapefruit BIO Pure Essential Oil

Rosemary

Sandalwood

Tea Tree Oil

Thyme Linalol BIO

Yellow Dock (Capsules)

Yellow Dock Extract


ADD (Attention Deficit Disorder) and
ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder)

(see also Brain Function)

Recent studies have shown that perhaps as many as 90% of all ADD/ADHD children only need a good mineral supplement to allow them to function normally. Many of these children have also been shown to have low blood sugar levels which can be regulated by licorice root or HY-A.

Focus - stimulate awareness, sharpen concentration

Focus Attention

GABA Plus

Ginkgo/Gotu Kola

Colloidal Minerals

Herbasaurs Chewable Vitamins and Minerals

HY-A

Licorice Root Capsules

Licorice Root ATC Concentrated

Licorice Root Extract (Nature's Sunshine)

Licorice Root Extract (Pure Herbs)

Mineral Chi Tonic

Super Supplemental Vitamins and Minerals

Trace Mineral Maintenance 


Addictions (see also Alcoholism)

A compulsive, uncontrollable dependence on a substance to such a degree that cessation results in extreme emotional, mental, or physiological reactions. See also our Quit Smoking and Herbal Detox program.

5-HTP Power - binge eating

Bee Pollen - food addictions

Caffeine Detox - cravings & withdrawal

GABA Plus - dependency, withdrawal

Herbal Sleep - dependency, withdrawal

Niacin - detoxify & reduce effects of substance

Pine Needle Pure Essential Oil - effects of smoking, enhances tissue oxygenation

Chippewa Pine Extract - reduces formation and/or activity of free radicals

Tobacco Detox - nicotine cravings & withdrawal

Valerian - withdrawal from alcohol, cocaine & opiates


Adenitis (see also Lymph; Lymph Nodes)

Inflammatory condition of a lymph node or gland.

BP-X - infection

Breathe EZ, Chinese

Chinese Defense Shield

Combination CBG

Echinacea Purpurea

Echinacea Extract

Ultimate Echinacea

Echinacea / Golden Seal

Golden Seal

Lymph Gland Cleanse

Lymph Gland Cleanse-HY (Hypoglycemic formula)

Lymph Drainage

IN-X

Lymphomax

VS-C Capsules

VS-C Liquid Extract


Adrenal Gland

Either of two organs atop the kidneys that secretes various hormones and helps maintain fluid balance & blood sugar levels. Addison's Disease, a life-threatening condition, is caused by partial or total failure of adrenocortical (adrenal cortex) function.

Astragalus

C-X

Chinese Mineral-Chi Tonic

Ginseng, Korean -imbalances

Hawthorn

HY-A- weakness

Licorice -stimulate adrenal cortex, Addison's Disease

Maca -supports

NutriCalm -supports

Pantothenic Acid

Pine -adrenal stimulant

Target P-14

Vitamin C


Age Spots
Dandelion

Aging: Promote Longevity/Vitality

Barley Juice Powder

Bee Pollen

Chinese Mineral-Chi Tonic

Colloidal Minerals

Colostrum Plus

Cordyceps

CoQ10

GGC

Ginseng, Korean

Melatonin

Nature's Noni

Pregnenolone

SUMA

Super Antioxidant

Ultimate GreenZone

Vitamin E

X-Action for Men

X-Action for Women


Agility, Promote
JNT-A

AIDS / HIV (see also Immunity, Infections: Viral)

AIDS (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome) is a fatal disorder that destroys the body's own immune system, leading to chronic infection and/or the development of cancer, and eventually death. HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) is the virus identified as the cause of AIDS. Although there is no recognized cure at present, the following nutritional supplements have been documented for their ability to lessen symptoms, combat infection and strengthen immune function.

7-Keto

Aloe Vera Juice

Astragalus

Colloidal Silver

Colostrum Plus

CoQ10

E-Tea

Echinacea

Germanium

Green Tea

Milk Thistle - prevent liver damage

Olive Leaf Extract

Pau d'Arco Power Pack

Protease Plus

St. John's Wort

Super Algae

Vitamin B12

Vitamin E

VS-C


Alcoholism (see also Addictions)

Black Currant Oil

Blood Build, Chinese

Hops - cravings

L-Glutamine- mental degeneration

Kudzu/St. John's Wort

Milk Thistle - alcohol-induced fatty liver

Niacin -cravings, detox

Rose Bulgaria - hangover, effects of alcohol consumption on the liver

Spirulina - regeneration of early liver damage from alcohol abuse

Valerian - withdrawal

Wild Yam - alcoholic gastritis


Allergies

ALJ

Allergy Homeopathic

Bee Pollen

Breathe EZ, Chinese

Bronchial Formula, Ayurvedic

Chinese Para-Cleanse

Chinese Tiao He Cleanse

CleanStart

Colostrum Plus

CoQ10

Enviro-Detox

Flax Seed Oil

Food Enzymes

Hayfever/Pollen Homeopathic

Helichrysum - reduces reactions

HistaBlock

Lactase Plus - lactose intolerance

Marshmallow & Fenugreek

Mold/Dust/Yeast Homeopathic

MSM

Red Beet Root Formula

Small Intestine Detox - from toxicity

Sinus Support

Super GLA


Alzheimer's Disease (see also Brain Function)

Presenile dementia characterized by confusion, loss of memory, speech problems, hallucinosis, and the inability to perform and follow through with purposeful movements.

Brain-Protex

COQ10

Focus Attention

Ginkgo Biloba

Ginkgo & Hawthorn

Ginkgo/Gotu Kola

Lecithin

Mind-Max

Super Algae


Amenorrhea

The absence of a menstrual cycle which can be caused by dysfunction of the hypothalmus, pituitary gland, ovary, or uterus, as well as by medication, or by surgical removal of both ovaries or the uterus.

Anamu

Black Cohosh

Blue Cohosh

Clary Sage

Damiana

Dong Quai

False Unicorn

Feverfew

Ginger

Myrrh

Safflowers

X-Action for Women


Anemia (see also Blood Cell Production)

A condition of less than normal hemoglobin in the blood typically resulting from decreased red cell production, increased red cell destruction, or blood loss.

All Cell Detox

Blue Vervain

Chickweed

Chlorophyll

Cordyceps

Dandelion

Dong Quai

Herbal Trace Minerals

I-X

Iron

LIV-J

Liver Balance, Chinese

Liver Cleanse Formula

Nervous Fatigue Formula

Super Algae

Ultimate GreenZone

Vitamin C

Yellowdock


Angina (Angina Pectoris)

A spasmodic, cramplike pain in the chest, radiating down the left arm, and frequently accompanied by a feeling of suffocation and impending death. Angina Pectoris is often caused by a lack of oxygen to the heart owing to atherosclerosis.

Black Currant Oil

Cardio Assurance

COQ10

Folic Acid Plus

Ginkgo & Hawthorn

Hawthorn Berries

HS II

Neroli - false angina

Nervous Fatigue Formula

L-Arginine

L-Carnitine

Liver Balance, Chinese

Lobelia

Olive Leaf Extract

Sarsaparilla

Stress-Relief, Chinese -chest constriction/pain


Anorexia / Poor Appetite (see also Malnutrition)

Lack or loss of appetite which results in the refusal to eat.

Alfalfa

All Cell Detox

Anti-Gas, Chinese

Artemisia Combination

Astragalus

Bee Pollen - weight gain

Bergamot

Blessed Thistle

Catnip

Cinnamon Leaf

Digestive Bitters Tonic

Energ-V / Energ-V Pack

Herbal Trace Minerals

Spleen Activator, Chinese

Trigger Immune


Antioxidant Protection

Barley Juice Powder

Brain-Protex

Carotenoid Blend

CoQ10

Defense Maintenance

Nature's Immune Stimulator

Phyto-Soy

Super Antioxidant

Super Supplemental

Ultimate GreenZone

Vitamin E w/Selenium


Anti-Fungal (see Infections: Fungal)

Anti-Inflammatory (see Inflammatory Conditions)

Anti-Stress (see Stress; Emotional Problems)

Antibiotic, Natural (see Infections, Bacteroal)
Echinacea
Echinacea, Ultimate
Echinacea/Golden Seal Liquid
Garlic Oil
Golden Seal/Parthenium Extract
HIGS II
IGS II

Antihistamine, Natural (see Allergies; Sinus)
SN-X

Antiseptic (see Infections)
UC-C

Anxiety (see also Nervous Conditions, Panic Attacks)

A feeling of apprehension, uneasiness, agitation, uncertainty, and fear resulting from the anticipation of some threat or danger from a typically unknown source.

5-HTP Power

Bergamot

Blue Vervain

Chamomile

Chamomile, Roman

Depressaquel

Distress Remedy

Frankincense

GABA Plus -also post-traumatic stress disorder

Ginkgo/Gotu Kola

Herbal Sleep

Jasmine

Kava Kava

Kelp

Lavender

Marjoram, Sweet

Neroli

Nerve Control

Nervous Fatigue Formula

Nervousness Homeopathic

Nutri-Calm

Passion Flower

Pregnenolone

Rose Bulgaria

St. John's Wort

Stress Pack

Stress-J

Stress Relief

Stress Relief, Chinese

Tranquility

Valerian 

X-Action for Women - menopause/PMS-related

Ylang Ylang


Appetite Suppression (see also Obesity; Weight Loss)

5-HTP Power

AS w/Gymnema

Appetite Control

Chinese Fen-Chi

Chinese Thermo-Chi

Evening Primrose Oil

Garcinia Combination

MetaboMax

MetaboStart

Nature's Chi

Nature's Syner-Slim

Nature's Thermo-Action

Psyllium Hulls

Slim-Chi

Spirulina


Appetite, Improve (see Anorexia)

Arteries, Hardening of (see Arteriosclerosis)

Arteries, Plaque Removal (see Atherosclerosis)


Arteriosclerosis

An arterial disorder marked by thickening, loss of elasticity, and calcification of arterial walls, causing poor circulation, especially to the brain and extremities. Often associated with aging, diabetes, hyperlipidemia, hypertension, and scleroderma.

Black Currant Oil

Flax Seed Oil

Folic Acid

Ginkgo & Hawthorn

Green Tea

Kelp

Lecithin

Mega-Chel

Vitamin E w/ Selenium


Arthritis (see also Joint Pain, Osteoarthritis)

Any inflammatory condition of the joints characterized by pain and swelling.

Alfalfa

All Cell Detox

Aloe Vera Juice

Anamu

Arthritis Homeopathic

Bayberry

Blue Vervain

Chondroitin

Cinnamon Leaf

Devil's Claw

EverFlex

Feverfew

Frankincense

Glucosamine

Grapine

Herbal Trace Minerals

Inflammation Homeopathic

JNT-A w/ Devil's Claw

Joint Ease

Joint Health, Ayurvedic

Joint Support

Kidney Activator

Kidney Activator, Chinese

Liver Balance, Chinese

Liver Cleanse Formula

Marjoram, Sweet

MSM

MSM/Glucosamine Cream

Niacin

Omega-3 EPA

Pine

Pregnenolone

Pro-Pancreas

Safflowers

Stress Relief

Triple Relief

Ua de Gato

Urinary Maintenance


Arthritis - Rheumatoid (see also Inflammatory Conditions)

A chronic, inflammatory, and often deforming collagen disease that is associated with autoimmunity. Synovial membranes surrounding joints become inflamed, resulting in the leakage of synovial fluid and eventual damage to the joints.

Antioxidant Arsenal

Bilberry

Devil's Claw

Flax Seed Oil

Gotu Kola

Helichrysum - especially w/compress

Hydrangea

Iron

Joint Ease

KB-C

Nature's Phenyltol

Omega-3 EPA

Pantothenic Acid

Peppermint - pain

Pregnenolone

Protease Plus

Red Beet Root Formula

SC Formula

Super GLA

Vitamin C

Zinc


Aspirin, Natural
APS II
White Willow Bark

Asthma

A respiratory disorder characterized by recurring attacks of dyspnea (shortness of breath or difficulty breathing), coughing, and wheezing. Repeated episodes can lead to emphysema and permanent lung disease.

ALJ

Asthma Homeopathic

Blue Vervain

Breathe EZ, Chinese

Breathe Free

Bronchial Formula, Ayurvedic

CC-A

Clary Sage

CoQ10

Cordyceps

Frankincense

GC-X

Ginger

Ginkgo Biloba

Helichrysum

HistaBlock

LH (Lung Health)

Lung Support, Chinese

Mandarin - nervous/allergic

MSM

Mullein

Oregano, Wild - chronic asthma w/bronchitis

Sinus Support

Stress-J

Stress-Relief, Chinese

Super GLA

Tei Fu Oil

Ylang Ylang - nervous/allergic


Atherosclerosis

Yellowish plaque, composed of cholesterol, lipids and cellular debris, built up along the inner layers of the walls of medium- and large-sized arteries. Thickening of vessel walls with plaque decreases blood flow to organs and areas normally supplied by the artery. Often associated with diabetes, hypertension, and obesity.

Butcher's Broom

Cardio Assurance

Carotenoid Blend

Chromium, GTF

Flax Seed Oil

GC-X

Ginkgo Biloba

Ginkgo & Hawthorn

Grapine - early stages

Lutein - early stages

Mega-Chel

PhytoSoy - reduces risk

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