Damiana (Turnera aphrodisiaca) (Leaves)
Good general tonic to improve overall body function, has the ability
to tone and strengthen the reproductive system, helps to relieve anxiety
and promotes a feeling of well-being, helps to relieve constipation.
Dandelion Root (Taraxacum officinale)
Helps digestion partly by reinforcing the natural working of the
liver, the pancreas and the intestines. Very therapeutic for the liver,
helps protect against liver and gall bladder disorders. Helps rid body
of excess water and salt, may decrease high blood pressure by ridding
the body of excess fluid, thus reducing the amount of fluid the heart
must pump to circulate blood.
Devil's Claw (Harpagophytum procumbens) (Root)
Promotes flexibility in the joints, reduces the pain of arthritis
and rheumatism. Excellent painkiller and anti-inflammatory. Also helpful
for liver and gallbladder problems.
Dong Quai (Angelica sinensis) (Root)
There is no other herb used more widely in Chinese Medicine for
treatment of gynecological ailments than Dong quai. Dong quai relieves
menstrual cramps corrects irregular or retarded menstrual flow, and
alleviates unpleasant symptoms associated with menopause. Dong quai is
said to have analgesic properties and this is probably due to its
Reference: D.Paul Barney, M.D., Clinical Applications Of Herbal Medicine
(Woodland Publishing, 1996).