Digestive Aid

March 22, 2018

Lemon Verbena (Lippia citrodora) Research

Latin Name: Lippia citrodora Family: Apiaceae RESEARCH The listings of research below represent a compilation of scientific articles found on the species, with a very brief overview description of each article/study.  Research found is catalogued by therapeutic action.  This categorized compilation of research articles does not necessarily imply that there […]
March 22, 2018

Litsea (Litsea cubeba) Research

Latin Name: Litsea cubeba Family: Lauracae RESEARCH The listings of research below represent a compilation of scientific articles found on the species, with a very brief overview description of each article/study.  Research found is catalogued by therapeutic action.  This categorized compilation of research articles does not necessarily imply that there […]
March 22, 2018
aromadendrene

Manuka (Leptospermum scoparium) Research

Latin Name: Leptospermum scoparium Family: Myrtaceae Manuka is in the same plant family as tea tree, but has a differing essential oil profile.  While there are many chemotypes of manuka, it is generally higher in sesquiterpenes than tea tree, and also contains the leptospermone constituent not typically found in tea […]
March 22, 2018

Parsley (Petroselinum crispum) Research

Latin Name: Petroselinum crispum Family: Apiaceae The listings of research below represent a compilation of scientific articles found on the species, with a very brief overview description of each article/study. Research found is catalogued by therapeutic action. This categorized compilation of research articles does not necessarily imply that there are […]
March 28, 2018
fennel

Easy Fennel Tea Recipe

Fennel – Foeniculum vulgare – has a licorice like, warming, and sweet flavor.  Make this Easy Fennel Tea Recipe to help the digestive system.  Avoid with pregnancy, lactation, young children, estrogen dependent cancers, epilepsy, anticoagulants, diabetic meds, and bleeding disorders. By: Kathy Sadowski: MS in Aromatherapy, Registered Aromatherapist, LMT, RYT Easy […]
March 29, 2018
spasmolytic

Easy Peppermint Tea Recipe

Peppermint – Mentha piperita – Tastes minty, cooling, refreshing.  Drink this Easy Peppermint Tea Recipe to help with congestion, indigestion, and to improve cognition.  Avoid in excess, during pregnancy, and with young children. By:  Kathy Sadowski, MS in Aromatherapy, Registered Aromatherapist, LMT, RYT Easy Peppermint Tea Recipe Ingredients 2 Tbsp of […]
April 3, 2018

Peppermint (Mentha piperita) Research

Latin Name: Mentha piperita Family Name: Lamiaceae There is a significant amount of research on peppermint (Mentha piperita).  It has shown to be beneficial as a digestive aid, respiratory aid, and to relief inflammation and muscle spasm and tension.  It’s menthol constituent has shown analgesic activity.  It has also shown antimicrobial, […]
April 6, 2018

Rhubarb (Rheum palmatum) Research

Latin Name: Rheum palmatum Family: Polygonaceae RESEARCH The listings of research below represent a compilation of scientific articles found on the species, with a very brief overview description of each article/study. Research found is catalogued by therapeutic action. This categorized compilation of research articles does not necessarily imply that there […]
April 6, 2018

Slippery Elm (Ulmus fulva) Research

Latin Name: Ulmus fulva Family: Ulmaceae GENERAL Natural Standard (2016).  Slippery Elm Monograph.  www.naturalstandard.com ACHS (2017).  Course Material: HERB502: Slippery Elm Monograph.  www.achs.edu IRRITABLE BOWEL SYNDROME Slippery elm, fenugreek, devil’s claw, tormentil and wei tong ning demonstrated antioxidant effects in cell-free oxidant-generating systems and inflamed human colorectal biopsies and could […]
April 7, 2018

Digestive Aid / Nausea / Constipation

Digestive aids can be gastro-protective, anti-inflammatory, and/or improve elimination.  Key herbs include peppermint, ginger, and fennel, slippery elm, aloe, and licorice. For indigestion, sniff peppermint oil, chew fennel seeds, or drink ginger tea. For constipation, eat more fiber, stay hydrated, and exercise. For diarrhea, keep hydrated and try probiotics. For […]
April 10, 2018
coriander tea recipe

Corriander Tea Recipe

Coriander seeds have been used in folk medicine for an upset stomach.  Try this Coriander Tea Recipe to help with digestive issues. Coriander Tea Recipe Ingredients 1 tsp of coriander seeds 2 cups of hot water Coriander Tea Recipe Instructions Soak seeds in hot water for 10 minutes, strain, then drink […]
April 10, 2018
dandelion detox tea recipe

Dandelion Detox Tea Recipe

Drink this dandelion detox tea recipe as a gentle detox once a day for seven days.  Dandelions have a diuretic action that could be liver protective as well.  Just add hot water to one dandelion: roots, leaves and flower. Dandelion Detox Tea Recipe Instructions Pick a dandelion – including the […]