Thursday, April 22, 2021

Vitamin K (Menadione)

Vitamin K, also called Menadione, is an essential fat-soluble vitamin that is required for the regulation of normal blood clotting functions. Dietary vitamin K...

Butcher’s Broom

Butcher's broom, also referred to as knee holly, box holly and sweet broom, comes from the plant Suscus aculaetus, a short evergreen shrub that...

Threonine

Threonine, an essential amino acid, is not manufactured by the body and must be acquired from food. It is an important constituent in many...

Devil’s Claw

Devil's claw (Harpagophytum procumbens) has been used as an herbal tea ingredient in Europe, a folk remedy in Africa and recently has entered the...

Nettles

Nettles, (Urtica dioica) from the family Urticaceae is also referred to as Stinging Nettle, Common Nettle and Greater Nettle. Nettle plants grow 2 to...

Echinacea

One of the most exciting therapeutic herbs available today is echinacea (Echinacea angustifolia and Echinacea purpurea) a unique herb related to the Asteraceae (sunflower)...

Dong Quai

Dong quai is a Chinese herb derived from the root of Angelica sinensis or Angelica plymorpha maxim. A staple of eastern medicinal practice for...

Uva Ursi

Uva ursi is also referred to as bearberry, kinnickinick, whortleberry, bear's grape, mountain cranberry and mealberry. The leaves of this small shrub have been...

Kava Kava

Kava Kava (Piper Methysticum), also known as kava pepper, is an exciting botanical that has gained recent popularity in United States due to its...

Pyroglutamate

Pyroglutamate is an amino acid naturally found in vegetables, fruits, dairy products, and meat. It is also normally present in large amounts in the...

Yohimbe

Yohimbe is an herb derived from the inner bark of the yohimbe tree which grows wild throughout Africa. Long considered an a effective aphrodisiac,...

N-Acetyl Cysteine (NAC)

N-Acetyl Cysteine (NAC) is the pre-acetylized form of the simple amino acid Cysteine. N-Acetyl Cysteine is a powerful antioxidant and a premier antitoxin and...