HerbaMin is a balance of minerals
and five special herbs which will help your internal
organs to function better at the same time boosting your
It will help your body get back on track.
is considered a "cardiotonic" herb. Its flowers
and berries have been used in traditional
medicine to treat
irregular heartbeat, high blood pressure, chest
pain, hardening of the arteries, and congestive
Animal and laboratory
studies have found that hawthorn contains active
compounds with antioxidant properties.
believe that the antioxidants in hawthorn may help
protect against heart disease and help
control high blood pressure and high cholesterol.
has been used for
centuries to treat rheumatism, eczema,
arthritis, gout, and anemia. Many people
use it to treat the early stages of an enlarged
prostate, for urinary tract infections, kidney
stones, hay fever, and in compresses and creams
to treat joint pain, sprains and strains,
tendonitis, insect bites and rheumatoid
yellow, widely spreading roots it is a herbaceous
perennial, growing to 1-2 m tall. The soft green
are 3-15 cm long, with a strongly serrated margin, a
cordate base and an acuminate tip. Both the leaves
and the stems
are covered with brittle, hollow, silky hairs that
were thought to contain formic acid as a defence
against grazing animals.
Recent research has revealed the cause of the sting
to be from three chemicals - a histamine to irritate
the skin, acetylcholine to bring on a burning
sensation and serotonin to encourage the other two
chemicals (Elliott 1997).
It is abundant in northern Europe and much of Asia.
It is less frequent in southern Europe and North
Africa. It can be found
in Canada and the USA (excepting Hawaii and South
Carolina) and also occurs in Mexico. In the UK it
has a strong association with human habitation and
buildings. Sites of long abandoned buildings can
often be deduced from the presence of nettles. This
is believed to relate to elevated levels of
phosphate in soils from human and animal waste. This
is particularly evident in Scotland where the sites
of crofts razed to the ground during the
Highland Clearances can still be identified.
Acetosella) is high in chlorophyll. This herb
helps to carry oxygen through the bloodstream.
It improves liver, digestive, and bowel
functions and is indicated for inflammatory
diseases, tumors, cancers, and urinary/kidney
diseases. Rumex Acetosella is a species of
sorrel bearing the common names sheep's sorrel,
red sorrel, sour weed, and field sorrel. It has
green arrowhead-shaped leaves and red-tinted
deeply ridged stems, and it sprouts
from an aggressive rhizome.
flowers emerge from a tall, upright stem. Female
flowers are maroon in color. The plant is native
to Eurasia but
has been introduced to most of the rest of the
northern hemisphere. In North America it is a
common weed in fields,
grasslands, and woodlands livestock will graze
on the plant, but it is not very nutritious and
contains oxalates which
make the plant toxic if grazed in large amounts.
Dictionary on Traditional Chinese Medicine
states that Carica Papaya contains papain.
helps fight cancers, kill lymphatic leukemia
cells, probacteria, parasite and bacillus
tuberculars, helps diminish inflammation,
normalizes the function of the gallbladder,
alleviates pain and promotes digestion.
Papain has a stronger curative effect on
gynaopathy, glaucoma, osteoproliferation,
healing of wounds, blood grouping
and insect bites. Papaya powder can also promote
blood circulation. Women in Pakistan, India and
Sri Lanka have long used papaya as a remedy for
contraception and abortion. hMedical research on
animals confirms the contraceptive and
abortifacient capability of papaya, and has also
found that papaya seeds have a contraceptive
effect on adult male langur monkeys, possibly in
adult male humans as well.
papaya may suppress the effects of progesterone. The
black Papaya seeds are edible, and have a
sharp, spicy taste. They are sometimes ground up and
used as a substitute for black pepper. In some parts
of Asia the young leaves of papaya are steamed and
eaten like spinach.
C. sativus flower
is a very costly spice, used to flavor and color
food. The spice
is actually the dried stigma (tiny threadlike
strands) of the
Sativus Linneaus, a member of the iris family.
Saffron is marked by a bitter
taste and an
these result from the chemicals
crocin, allows saffron
to impart a rich
golden-yellow hue to
dishes. Saffron has further
The history of saffron
cultivation reaches back more than 3,000 years.
Early research indicates that some of these
compounds may have anti-cancer activity, may
stimulate the secretion of stomach acids, and can
contraction of smooth
muscles (such as the uterus). Compounds in saffron
may also have some effects on
lowering cholesterol and
of Saffron - Saffron supplements are often claimed
to help with the following conditions:
Hardening of the arteries
Whooping cough -
Gas - Fright and shock
Spitting up blood - Pain - Painful menstrual periods
(dysmenorrhea) - Indigestion or
Dry skin - Baldness (when applied to the scalp).