Rezoom Herbal Tonic
is a liquid tonic formula that contains a variety of plant extracts and
minerals, providing nutritional support for the circulatory, immune and
Bodily influences: Stimulates the central nervous system without becoming a habit or an addiction. It induces better patterns of sleep. Acts as a mild diuretic, relaxes peripheral blood vessels thereby reducing blood pressure. Research has shown that mate arouses the mind and body, reduces fatigue and reduces the effects of stress. Mate has been used clinically to assist those who wish to kick the caffeine habit. As mate is used caffeine addiction disappears. The active ingredient in mate (mateine) does resemble caffeine structurally and belongs to the same class (xanthines). Mate does not contain caffeine.
Bodily influences: The function of echinacea is in its ability to expel morbid material, hence circulation is improved. Unclean blood and alimentary canal, which is chronic and uneliminated, is a perfect breeding round for disease and malfunction. Echinacea is highly desirable where the body is infectious to itself. As stale waste is eliminated, help in the following areas are observed: tired feeling, resolving of pimples, elimination of piles, correction of lymphatic inflammation, bad breath, toxic tonsils, prostate problems, sexual impotence and foul discharges. It should be noted that echinacea can produce skin disturbances in cases of weak kidneys, lymphatic engorgement, poor lung and bowel elimination. The body simply kicks waste out through the skin. This may cause some concern as they think echinacea has made them sick. This is not true. "The way out is through. " Echinacea can be assisted by increasing bowel elimination with a laxative, enema or colonic.
Bodily influences: According to the Chinese, astragalus strengthens the digestion and the body's vital energy. It is used to treat lack of appetite. It also supports the lungs and enhances the immune system. Should be taken by those who have frequent colds. Helps promote the healing of ulcers. Astragalus is often combined with other herbs and has been shown to: increase phagocytosis; increase interferon production; increase the number of macrophages; enhance T-cell transformation; function as an adaptogen to relieve stress-induced immune system suppression.
Bodily influences Licorice is 4 to 50 times sweeter than cane sugar without the calories and does not increase thirst. It is a specific for low blood sugar symptoms. If someone is eating the standard American diet, it is safe to assume they would benefit from licorice root. Licorice root is a natural remedy for stress. It feeds the energy and hormone manufacturing glands known as the adrenals. When properly fed they bring the entire system into better balance. When the male or female system has the need for hormones, licorice provides the building blocks for the adrenals to produce these hormones. This is especially effective for women who have had a hysterectomy, to prevent the discomforts of hormone imbalance.
Bodily influences: Hawthorn feeds the heart muscle directly. It opens closed and cramping blood vessels to prevent coronary infarction heart attack due to spastic blood vessels). Hawthorn contains flavonoids, which dilate the coronary and peripheral arteries, and procyanidines, which appear to slow the heart beat. A report in the British Medical Journal showed that the berries reduced high blood pressure caused by hardening of the arteries and kidney disease. It also improved the health of patients suffering from an "aging heart and those who had heart-valve disease. The Rocky Mountain News, in Denver, Colorado recently reported that scientists at the University of Colorado were looking into the "cardiac tonic " properties of hawthorn berries. A 1981 summary of research on German patients using hawthorn based medications showed increased coronary blood flow, steadying and slowing of the heartbeat and protection against oxygen deficiency without side effects or toxicity.
Siberian and Korean Ginseng
Bodily influences: Ginseng contains several saponins (hormone-like substances), some of which are stimulating so that ginseng has an overall adaptogenic effect, enabling someone taking it to withstand stress. Ginseng should not be taken during an acute inflammatory disease or bronchitis since it can drive the disease deeper and make it worse. It is best taken by someone made weak by disease or old age. It should not be used on its own, but should be combined with other herbs such as licorice or Chinese dates, which temper its powerful nature. When energy is failing, ginseng is the immediate remedy. When using ginseng be sure to increase protein intake to properly utilize Siberian ginseng's powerful effects Combined with the proper intake of protein, ginseng is an immediate aid to those studying for exams and for the needs of the athlete or for anyone with increased responsibilities.
Bodily influences: Smilax was used in Europe for years to treat syphilis. A Chinese species has been found very effective for this disease and has been used to treat mercury poisoning. Most herbalists today use sarsaparilla to treat skin complaints, as a blood purifier and for rheumatism. Contains the male hormone testosterone, this is excellent for balancing both male and female hormones.
Bodily influences The therapeutic value of peppermint has its roots in herbal use from the beginning of man's first association with it. Its leaves are chewed. Teas are made from its leaves as well as the oil. The use of these brings an exhilarating aromatic sensation as well as fresh oxygen for well being. A cup of tea will relieve baby's colic. A touch of oil to the tongue of a baby or adult will push distressful gas from the body and settle the stomach. Very good for morning sickness. A partial list of its corrective abilities is diarrhea, dizziness, convulsions, earache, fainting, fevers, stomach and bowel gas, nausea, restlessness, motion sickness, vomiting and heart palpitations.
Bodily influences: Stillingia is used as a stimulating expectorant to treat bronchitis and laryngitis. In small doses it is a laxative and diuretic. In large doses it is cathartic and emetic. Has been used to treat engorged lymphatic systems. Used by Landean Griffin to correct cystic fibrosis. One notes from this work that the key for body function is the ability to digest not only food but to digest as well, choking wastes from the body.
Bodily influences: Yarrow settles nerves which reduces high blood pressure. It relieves shortness of breath and wasting of spinal marrow. American Indians used yarrow as a remedy for rundown feeling and a digestive aid. They also used it to increase urinary flow from the kidneys. Herbalists have used it for infant diarrhea, uterus problems, Bright's disease, gas, piles, sore nipples, fistulas, flu and hair loss. Also used as remedy for bedwetting, involuntary loss of urine and as a nervine
Bodily influences: The active substances of aloe vera are found in the leaves which are composed of the rind (the outer covering), juice and the gel-like substance, the pulp.
These substances are found to be:
1) Polysaccharides (carbohydrates)
2) Amino acids
3) Vitamins and minerals
5) Aloin or anthroquinones
6) Barbaloins or glycosides
7) Other substances (e.g. isobarbaloin, chrysophanic acid)
In general aloe Vera has the following characteristics:
1) Antimicrobial activity. A sterile aloe extract used topically has been found to be bactericidal, viricidal and fungicidal without having any damaging effect on the tissue.
2) Healing activity. It contains proteolytic enzyme activity which assists the body in sloughing off dead tissue and stimulates the growth of new cells with little scar formation.
3) It has an analgesic and anti-pruritic effect.
4) It has an astringent effect to tighten tissue. This is one of the reasons why aloe is frequently used in cosmetics.
5) It has an anti-inflammatory action which reduces the swelling of skin and muscles.
In conclusion, aloe Vera is a safe herbal product with well known effects in the management of burns and many other disorders. A proper selection of the product is essential in order to achieve better results. The product should be of good nutritional quality and truly cold stabilized, not heat processed or freeze dried. It should contain a minimum amount of the yellow sap. The pulp of aloe should be micronized but retained in the preparation.
Single Vitamins, Minerals - Therapeutic use:
Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C)
Folic Acid (Vitamin B-9)
Thiamine (Vitamin B-1)
Riboflavin (Vitamin B-2)
Niacin (Vitamin B-3)
Pantothenic Acid (Vitamin
Pyridoxine Acid (Vitamin
*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat.