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This is one of my patient's favorite seasonal formulas, Ortho Molecular's Natural D-Hist, because it helps relieve both sinus and respiratory irritations during those difficult months of the year when environmental allergens are at their highest levels.
This formula contains a powerful combination of flavonoids, antioxidants, proteolytic enzymes and other botanicals that help:
WESTERN THERAPEUTIC ACTIONS
CHINESE THERAPEUTIC ACTIONS
Magnolia Clear Sinus is formulated to treat allergies, sinusitis or rhinitis due to wind-cold and fluid congestion. Clinically, patients will have a stuffy nose, clear watery discharge, sneezing, loss of smell and headache.
Xin Yi Hua (Flos Magnoliae) unblocks nasal congestion and treats loss of smell with its pungent, dispersing and warming properties.
Cang Er Zi (Fructus Xanthii) helps Xin Yi Hua (Flos Magnoliae) to relieve allergy symptoms of sneezing, white watery nasal discharge, and/or nasal obstruction.
Bai Zhi (Radix Angelicae Dahuricae), Gao Ben (Rhizoma Ligustici), and Chuan Xiong (Rhizoma Ligustici Chuanxiong) are used to alleviate sinus pain and headache.
Gan Jiang (Rhizoma Zingiberis) warms the interior, transforms congested fluids and dispels nasal congestion.
Jing Jie (Herba Schizonepetae) and Fang Feng (Radix Saposhnikoviae) expel lingering pathogenic factors and prevent allergies from turning into a cold or triggering an asthma attack. With its ascending property,
Sheng Ma (Rhizoma Cimicifugae) is used as a guiding herb.
Che Qian Cao (Herba Plantaginis) drains nasal obstruction and postnasal drip caused by dampness and water congestion through diuresis.
Zhi Shi (Fructus Aurantii Immaturus) unblocks sinus congestion by regulating qi, while
Jie Geng (Radix Platycodonis) dispels phlegm, expands the chest, and relieves constipation.
To counter-balance the strong dispersing property of this formula, a small amount of Wu Wei Zi (Fructus Schisandrae Chinensis) is added to prevent the leakage of Lung qi.
Lu Cha (Folium Camellia Sinensis) is used to relieve sinus headaches commonly associated with sinus congestion. Lastly,
Gan Cao (Radix Glycyrrhizae) harmonizes the formula.
Traditional Chinese Medicine Approach
Rhinitis and sinusitis are effectively treated with herbs that drain the sinus cavity, reduce nasal mucous secretions, and desensitize allergenic reactions. These herbs may be given before, during, and after episodes of sinusitis and rhinitis. These herbs are very effective, and do not have the stimulating side effects that drugs have.
In addition to using drugs or herbs to treat rhinitis and sinusitis, it is also important to identify the cause, especially in individuals with allergic rhinitis and sinusitis. Whenever possible, avoid or minimize exposure to these allergens. It is important to remember that drugs and herbs do not cure allergy, they are only effective as preventative and symptomatic treatments.
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In a recent review paper in the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease, researchers suggest that daily consumption of cacao (cocoa extract) can reduce cognitive decline in age related neurodegenerative diseases, and help maintain brain health throughout aging.
Researchers found that dietary polyphenols, one of the many nutrients in cacao, have the ability to cross the blood brain barrier, and affect areas of the brain that are responsible for the development of Alzheimer's Disease.
In other studies, cacao has been found to reduce the risk of heart disease and stroke.
See Product of the Month - Navitas Naturals Cacao Nibs
Peeled and crumbled from whole cacao beans, Navitas Naturals Cacao Nibs are “nature's chocolate chips." Crunchy cacao nibs provide pure chocolate flavor and they’re a rich source of antioxidants, vitamins, minerals and fiber. Cacao nibs are a tasty snack right out of the bag, or add them to cookies, trail mix, smoothies and ice cream.
Cacao has been consumed for its invigorating and healthy properties for generations in Mexican, Central and South American cultures. Like all cacao products, Navitas Naturals Cacao Nibs are loaded with antioxidants. In fact, cacao is one of the most antioxidant-rich foods on the planet! Cacao also contains fiber and a number of vital minerals - especially magnesium and iron. An incredibly complex food, cacao also contains unique and potent chemical alkaloids including anandamine, theobromine and phenylethylamine.
Minerals and Antioxidants
One of nature's richest dietary sources of magnesium, cacao nibs are also an excellent source of iron and dietary fiber. You'll feel really great about eating cacao nibs, due to the alkaloids theobromine, phenylethylamine and anandamine, which boost your mood and can make you feel like you're in love!potent chemical alkaloids including anandamine, theobromine and phenylethylamine.
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This is a great formula to have on hand, especially during the cold season. It’s an all – natural Chinese herbal formula designed to clear heat and toxins from the exterior of the body.
Take Gan Mao Ling as soon as you start to feel cold or flu symptoms; just follow the dosage on the bottle and take Gan Mao Ling to knock out colds before they go deeper into your body. And the best part - no drugs!
Taken as a Preventative, or general seasonal help, sore throat, cough, runny nose, swollen glands, accompanied by stiff upper neck & back. It can be taken at the earliest stages of a cold, for the duration of symptoms, and a few days after. Do not take – long term (for more than 7 days). If symptoms begin in the lungs, a different formula is needed.
For thousands of years, tropical cultures have enjoyed the nutritional and thirst-quenching benefits of coconut water. Our organic Coconut Water Powder celebrates the ancient tradition, but is designed for modern on-the-go hydration. Each 35-calorie serving provide 5 key electrolytes that support rapid hydration, as well as several minerals and vitamins.
Navitas Naturals Coconut Water Powder allows you to create a coconut beverage according to your own taste buds, recipe inspiration and hydration needs. Simply stir 11 grams (approximately 1 Tbsp.) of the powder into a glass of water to create a hydrating sports drink, or add water to the powder and use the liquid as you would coconut water in a smoothie, or any recipe.
Navitas Naturals Coconut Water Powder is made from the juices found inside fresh organic coconuts. The electrolyte-rich liquid inside the coconut has been removed and freeze-dried to preserve the flavor and nutrients in the powder. This product is certified organic, raw, vegan, gluten-free and kosher.
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