Herbal Suppl.

  1. Capsicum
    Pain, shingles, OA
  2. Chamomile
    GI, aid in digestion. Made into a tea
  3. Echinacea
    Stimulation of immune system
  4. Feverfew
    Asthma, migraines and menstrual pain
  5. Garlic
    Antioxidant, decrease cholesterol and BP
  6. Ginkgo
    • Increase memory, circulation
    • NO PROOF
  7. Kava-kava
  8. Licorice
    Expectorant, tx for ulcers
  9. Ma Hwang
    • (Ephedra Sinica)
    • Marked for increased cognition and "high", as well as weight loss
  10. Saw Palmetto
    Diuretic, BHP
  11. St. john's Wort
  12. Valerian
  13. Yohimbine
    Tx of impotence (NO PROOF)
  14. Black Cohosh
    Menopausal symptoms, menstrual migraines, HTN, hypercholesterolemia, Peripheral vascular disease
  15. Chondroitin sulfate
    • Not an herbal
    • Used for tx of OA
    • Structurally similar to heparin
  16. Chest tree berry
    PMS, PMDD, cyclic mystalgia
  17. Chromium
    Moderation of high and low blood sugars, increase in energy, for mood improvement, in body building, hyperlipidemia, depression, weight loss and glaucoma.
  18. Coenzyme Q10 (ubiquinone)
    Heart disease (including CHF), Parkinson's, diabetes, periodontal disease, doxorubicin cardiotoxicity, statin use
  19. Cranberry
    Prevention of UTI
  20. Dong quai
    Sx of menopause and primary dysmenorrhea, HTN< rheumatism, ulcers, anemia
  21. Fish Oil
    Hypertriglyceridemia, HTN, psoriasis, RA
  22. Ginger
    motion sickness, PONV, morning sickness
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