Ingredients: Siberian Ginseng, Withania, Andrographis, Echinacea, Licorice, Nettle, Peppermint, pink Rose petals
Andrographis: King of Bitters! Sourced mainly in India. These little pink / white flowers prefer high humidity. Bitter herbs are known to stimulate your digestive system while improving absorption.
Cautions & contraindications – not recommended during pregnancy or lactation.
Withania: A Tonic. A plant which has been used in Indian traditional medicine for about 2000 years. Its name suggests ‘that it has the odour of a horse’ but it actually refers to the vitality & strength of a horse. The roots are more commonly used to assist with convalescence & debility, emotionally & physically. It is also been used as an aphrodisiac & to assist with fertility.
Cautions & contraindications – avoid when pregnant or during breastfeeding.
Siberian Ginseng: An adaptogen – The root is used from this herb which is sourced mainly in China. May assist the body adapt to physical & also psychological stresses. It also can enhance the immune system
Cautions & contraindications – not recommended during pregnancy
Echinacea: Immune support & antimicrobial – originated in Native America and originally used by them to treat snakebites & other wounds. Now grown in Europe, mainly Germany, It has a pretty flower with purple rays on a single stem. The whole plant is used.
Cautions & Contra-indications: avoid taking if taking immunosuppressive drugs
Licorice Root: an Adaptogen. Native to Europe, mainly Italy
Cautions & contraindications – May contraindicate with some medications, so seek professional advice if using for prolonged periods. Low amounts recommended in pregnancy.
Nettle: a nutritive herb containing minerals, vitamins and enzymes.
Cautions & Contra-indications: none known.
Pink Rose Petals:
Peppermint: Anti-bacterial, antiseptic (gastrointestinal) , muscle relaxant. Used for common cold, colic, indigestion, flatulent dyspepsia, nausea and vomiting (pregnancy), IBS, colitis and Crohn’s disease
Cautions & contraindications – avoid using peppermint oil with liver & gallbladder disease. Do not use the oil on the face of children or babies.