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The B vitamin family is made up of eight B vitamins. Although they are commonly recognized as a group and often work together in the body, each of the B vitamins performs unique and important functions.
Examples of the most common daily used supplements
You need vitamin C for the growth and repair of tissues in all parts of your body. It helps the body make collagen, cartilage, tendons, ligaments, and blood vessels. Vitamin C is needed for healing wounds, and for repairing and maintaining bones and teeth.
Calcium is a mineral that is necessary for life. In addition to building bones and keeping them healthy, calcium helps our blood clot, nerves send messages and muscles contract . About 99 percent of the calcium in our bodies is in our bones and teeth.
This amazingly powerful compound, commonly known as the Miracle Mineral Supplement or MMS, has been very prominant in the alternative medicinal arena for close to a decade. The reason it has stood the test of time is because it works - & works well!
Used for symptoms such as chronic constipation, fatigue,etc…
Essential Oils vs. Herbs
Herbs and EOs although both obtained from plants have very different roles and applications. The same plant can produce essential oil and also be used as herbals. Nevertheless, one may not produce the same results or health benefits as the other. Herbs are wonderful but are very different in their properties from essential oils.
Due to concentration, EO contains virtually all of the plant’s beneficial nutrients, oxygenating molecules, amino acid precursors, vitamins, trace minerals, enzymes, hormones and more. Moreover, because they are concentrated, essential oils are from fifty to seventy times more therapeutically potent than the unfermented herbs or plants they are derived from. Unlike dried herbs that can lose up to 90 percent of their nutrients and oxygen molecules, essential oils do not.
Adrenal Fatigue is a stress-related condition that occurs when your adrenal glands, hypothalamus and pituitary gland (together – the HPA axis) are functioning below their optimal level.
Used for symptoms such as fatigue, forgetfulness, etc…
Dandelion is used for loss of appetite, upset stomach, intestinal gas, gallstones, joint pain, muscle aches, eczema, and bruises. Dandelion is also used to increase urine production and as a laxative to increase bowel movements. It is also used as skin toner, blood tonic, and digestive tonic.
Used for symptoms of insomnia, digestive problems, etc…
The formula is composed of a series of herbs which are known for their individual properties and have been utilized in the production of various natural supplements. Brain and Memory Tonic is addressed to patients who search for a product that is able to support a healthy cognitive performance and brain functionality.
Used for symptoms of forgetfulness, etc…
To be used in the establishment and maintenance of healthy connective tissue, and to facilitate its healthy regeneration in cases of injury or disease. Indicated in the healing of skin lesions (abrasions, cuts, burns and ulcerations) and as a tonic for minimizing stomach, duodenal and intestinal ulcers; varicose veins and hemorrhoids; scleroderma and repair of eroded, arthritic joints.
Used for symptoms of hair & nail, skin, ulcers, etc...
Vitamin D is used for conditions of the heart and blood vessels, including high blood pressure and high cholesterol. It is also used for diabetes, obesity, muscle weakness, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, (COPD), asthma, bronchitis, (PMS), and tooth and gum disease.
Vitamin E is used in treating and preventing diseases of the heart and blood vessels including hardening of the arteries, heart attack, chest pain, leg pain due to blocked arteries, and high blood pressure.