Herbal Glossary

Acidophilus Bifidus

is a man-made (all organic materials) protective coating for the colon wall that is not made with any milk products, sugar, or artificial coloring. It also helps to prevent yeast infections.

Adaptogens

Adaptogens have been traditionally used to help the body adapt and respond to stress. They’re called adaptogens because of their unique ability to “adapt” their function according to your body’s specific needs. They are also able to increase stamina and performance. CSP’s Endurance34 brings this to you in many forms: Ashwagandha, Astragalus, Maca Root, Ginkgo Biloba, Maitake Mushroom, Schizandra Berry, Licorice Root, and Suma Root.

Alfalfa Leaf

is a plant which sends its roots down twenty to thirty feet into the ground and brings up the minerals that are not available on the surface. For this reason, the Arabic word Alfalfa means “father of plants”. It contains the same kind of minerals found in sea kelp. Since everyone cannot live near the sea, our Creator put those minerals in Alfalfa. Alfalfa feeds the pituitary gland (the master gland of the body), thereby, it begins to heal our endocrine system which is vital to our overall health. Alfalfa is rich in vitamins, minerals and other nutrients that play a vital role in the strength and growth of our bones and in the maintenance of a healthy body. It also contains calcium, potassium, carotene, iron, and zinc. It can be taken in the form of seeds, leaves or tablets. Its specific benefits include helping kidney problems, and reducing swelling from fluid retention, healing arthritis, nourishing the skeletal, glandular and urinary system.

Aloe Vera Leaf

improves circulation thus regulating blood pressure. It promotes fast healing of bones and joints, defends the body against bacteria, helps blood sugar regulation, heals internal tissue damage, ulcers, and reduces itchiness in psoriasis. Certain properties of the Aloe Vera Leaf make it an excellent remedy for treating scars, burns, and cuts. It is well known for its anti-inflammatory properties and has the ability improve digestion and helps detoxify the body. The Aloe Vera Leaf is a great laxative which relieves constipation. In almost all its forms, Aloe Vera Leaf possesses multiple medicinal qualities that can improve the immune system and help the body to recover quicker, thereby increasing the quality of your life.

Astragalus Root

has been discovered to be very effective in treating the common cold, upper respiratory infections, fibromyalgia and even diabetes. This powerful root can treat many other illnesses including heart diseases. Astragalus Root helps lower blood pressure and blood sugar levels. It is also commonly used to help with problems such as loss of appetite, weakness, and fatigue.

Banaba Leaf

is a preferred tonic in ayurvedic medicine. It is mainly used for lowering blood sugar levels and reducing weight. It is also a popular medicinal plant in the Philippines for the treatment of urinary tract infections and has anti-diabetic properties. Banaba Leaf is known to lower glucose independently, without pancreatic insulin. This makes the active principle of Banaba Leaf a natural form of insulin from plants. Banaba Leaf can help detoxify the body and protect the liver. There has been evidence that regular consumption of Banaba Leaf can alleviate kidney stones and help reduce the chance of gallbladder stones.

Bayberry Root

This herb is a natural source for high amounts of Vitamin C, which provides healing powers. It is a powerful female herb which helps to complete the menstrual cycle and controls profuse bleeding. It is good for digestion and for headaches, which often accompany the menses. It speeds up the childbirth process and helps dispel afterbirth. It is also good for the liver and spleen. It is used in Common Sense™ “P.M.S” because of its ability to stop the cramps of the menses.

Bee Pollen

was thought to be the only pure food on earth having every mineral, trace mineral, enzyme, and vitamin, needed for the body. It is beneficial for the prostate because it is a great energy food. It is also a natural steroid which is much needed when the body is cleansing.

Black Cohosh

calms the nervous system without side effects while allowing the colon, lungs, uterus, liver, and lymphatic to relax.

Black Walnut Hull

delivers oxygen to the brain and removes parasites from the head. It is also the enamel for the teeth.

Blessed Thistle

is another herb that delivers oxygen to the brain, removes parasites from the head, and at the same time builds the heart. It is also good for healing skin rashes and producing milk flow for breast feeding mothers.

Blue Cohosh Root

This herb is a natural source of female hormones, and like all hormonal herbs, it has all the elements that are needed (progesterone, estrogen, etc.) because it was once a living substance like our own bodies. Your body will only take what it needs from the herb, the rest goes out with your the waste. Blue Cohosh is also a great nervine which helps relax the tension in the uterus which causes cramps.

Boswellia Serrata

is a type of herb that has boswellic acids, which is known to treat various diseases. Boswellic Acid has been shown to exhibit anti-inflammatory activity and has proven very effective in supporting healthy joints. Other benefits of Boswellia Serrata include treating rheumatoid arthritis and the pains associated with it. It is an excellent herb for relieving asthma, ulcerative colitis, back pains, joint inflammation, and osteoarthritis in the knees. Boswellia Serrata protects the liver and is proven to treat chronic inflammatory diseases. Another great benefit is that it provides relief of body pains brought on by muscular-skeletal disorders. Joint mobility is increased by lubricating the joints with Boswellic Acid, thus decreasing morning stiffness. The extract of Boswellia Serrata is proven to protect the cartilage and the connective tissue by preventing it from breakdown which normally occurs during the inflammatory process. At least one study has indicated that it may open up collateral blood circulation to provide adequate blood supply to the joints.

Buckthorn Bark

is known as a mild, but effective, laxative that efficiently and thoroughly evacuates the intestines and bowel, relieving constipation. Its is recognized to stimulate the production of bile secretions, which promotes healthy gallbladder and liver functions. Leading to the relieve of jaundice and hepatitis. The tannins in Buckthorn Bark is believed to have herbal astringent properties and have been used to treat hemorrhoids. Used externally Buckthorn is a great skin wash, relieving skin disease.

Butcher’s Broom

is used in the treatment of hemorrhoids and varicose veins. Since Butcher’s Broom narrows blood vessels, it can relieve the discomfort of circulatory conditions such as chronic venous disorder or CVD (when your leg veins cannot pump enough blood back to your heart), and varicose veins. It also relieves related symptoms such as cramping, itching, numbness and swelling.

Cascara Sagrada Bark

its name means “sacred covering”, and it is the world’s most intelligent herbal laxative. This is very important because constipation will cause and aggravate many painful symptoms during PMS. It works via the liver and gallbladder and is non-habit-forming. The bitter gall of the gallbladder is the detergent for the colon; Cascara Sagrada simply strengthens the gallbladder. The gallbladder releases the bile through the small intestines and enters the colon, giving the colon its peristalsis action, which begins moving the waste off the colon wall. It may have been years since the colon has had any peristalsis movement; therefore, you may feel some griping when you first start taking Cascara Sagrada, but it will subside shortly.

Catnip

helps to relax the organ in order to release toxins more efficiently. Catnip is known to naturally ease panic attacks, anxiety, stress and headaches from tension. This herb is very effective for managing stress, as well as alleviates coughing. It opens obstructions of the lungs, and controls shortness of breath. Catnip is good for promoting sleep while relieving digestive issues such as: upset stomach, nausea, gas, and diarrhea. Catnip has a diaphoretic effect (increasing perspiration without raising body temperature) and antipyretic effect (anti-fever). It is especially good for small children and babies. Catnip may prevent miscarriages and premature births. It is an excellent herb for overall liver health, whether you are an adult or a child.

Cayenne Pepper

Also called “Capsicum”, this is thought to be the world’s greatest herb. No herbal combination is complete without it because it is a catalyst for all herbs. Capsicum circulates blood to the extremities (hands, head and feet) which makes wounds heal faster. It will stop internal and external bleeding, shock, heart attacks, strokes, ulcers, and a host of other maladies. It helps the ulcerated uterus and stops or starts the menstrual flow. Contrary to popular belief, it is not an irritant but is a soothing herb.

Chamomile Flower

is a gentle herb which can relax muscles and have a calming influence on nervous irritability and anxiety. It can promote proper functioning of the stomach, improve digestion, dispels accumulated gas and irritable bowel syndrome. Chamomile has an anti-inflammatory action and can promote healing of wounds. It can help promote perspiration and have a beneficial influence on fevers, colds and flu. It can provide relief from headaches caused by nervousness, and insomnia. Chamomile provides refreshing and relaxing sleep. It is useful for nervousness due to common every day stress and fatigue. Chamomile has a gentle calming sedative effect on the central nervous system. It is often recommended by herbalists to ease the impact of stress.

Chickweed

helps to remove fatty tissue from the body and is the equivalent to Lecithin. It can be used as a mild appetite suppressant. It also helps to turn mucous back into water so it can be flushed from the body by taking Cascara Sagrada.

Chondroitin

is a glycosaminoglycan (GAGs); also referred to as mucopolysaccharides, which constitutes the primary structural components of joint cartilage, along with collagen and water. It has been noted that Chondroitin may be effective in the relief of moderate to severe knee pain. It helps stimulate joint repair by promoting the production of substances required for healthy joint function, and by reducing pain inflammation. Chondroitin sulfate may also help osteoarthritis patients by improving cartilage function.

Clove Flower Buds

are not only a culinary staple, but they should also be in every medicine cabinet as an old-time pain reliever, digestive aid and warming stimulant. Cloves exhibit broad antimicrobial properties against fungi and bacteria, supporting its traditional use as a treatment for diarrhea, food poisoning and other infectious conditions. Cloves are said to be anti-parasitic. Its antimicrobial properties have been used to destroy intestinal parasites, as well as their eggs, supporting its traditional use in treating intestinal worms.

Damiana Leaves

This herb is a hormone balancer for both males and females. It is good for nerves, weakness, and exhaustion. It also been known to bring back natural sexual desires to the body. It is great for hot flashes, menopause, and even the male prostate. It is used in Common Sense™ “PMS” because of its properties to balance hormone levels.

Dandelion Leaf

is an herb used for building the blood. Don’t forget that the blood is the life of the flesh. Every 90 days we have new blood. This herb is the one that is needed by most Americans. Taken faithfully, it is known for getting rid of anemia in approximately 90 days. It also helps to build hydrochloric acid in the stomach to help us digest our food.

Dandelion Root

is an herb used for building the blood. Don’t forget that the blood is the life of the flesh.

Every 90 days we have new blood. This herb is the one that is needed by most people. Taken faithfully, it is known to get rid of anemia in approximately 90 days. It also helps to build hydrochloric acid in the stomach which helps us digest our food. Dandelion also helps to dissipate gallstones and is believed to improve kidney function, thereby improving overall health and clearing skin problems.

Dulse Leaf

is rich in silica. It is a stimulant, diuretic, and demulcent. It is good for aging, skin, nails, kidney and bladder. Dulse strengthens and softens the hair. It is a natural source of iodine and so it benefits the function of the thyroid gland. It helps to heal all kinds of flesh wounds and broken bones.

Echinacea

is of particular interest when you are exposed to seasonal illnesses on a regular basis. When used correctly it is the closest thing to a remedy for the common cold. Echinacea is a great blood purifier and stimulates the overall activity of the cells responsible for fighting all kinds of infections. This mighty herb is used in inflammatory relief due to skin conditions such as eczema and psoriasis. It makes our body’s immune cells more efficient at attacking bacteria, viruses and abnormal cells, including cancer cells. It promotes new tissue growth for wound healing and helps to reduce inflammation of the Lymph Glands. Echinacea stimulates phagocytosis (the consumption of invading organisms by white blood cells and lymphocytes). Echinacea also inhibits harmful bacteria from gaining access to our healthy cells. When used with Golden Seal it is excellent for pancreas trouble.

Eyebright

helps with eyesight, blurred vision, night vision, and is used as a tonic and mild astringent.

Fennel Seed

is a great appetite suppressant as well as an aromatic herb used for cooking. We use it in Common Sense™ “SuperLax” for its ability to dispel gas as the colon is cleansed. It is also good for gout, cramps, obesity, joint pains, food poisoning, and stomach problems (of all kinds).

Fenugreek Seed

is good for removing mucous from everywhere in the body, but especially in the head. It is good for reducing fever, improving digestion, and is a lubricant for the small intestines.

Feverfew

has often been used to treat the same problems one would use for aspirin, particularly arthritis, migraine headaches and fevers. Also promotes menstruation and stimulates the uterus to expel the placenta after delivery. It is also an antispasmodic and a diuretic.

Garlic Bulb

is widely thought of as “nature’s penicillin” (natural antibiotic). As one of the top five herbs on the earth, it also opens up blood ways preventing blood clots from forming and allowing greater circulation of blood. Garlic also has antioxidant properties that boost the immune system. It is an all-around tonic, to say the least.

Ginger Root

Ginger is commonly used for its ability to circulate blood in the pelvic area, which is vital to the colon and very good for treating excessive menstruation. This vital herb is also known for relieving congestion and fevers. It provides relief for pregnant women who have morning sickness, and is even used in bath water to relieve tired and achy muscles.

Gingko Biloba Leaf

is an herb that works on the brain. It is especially beneficial for long-term memory and it is also an organic steroid. Taken on a daily basis, you will never worry about developing Alzheimer’s disease.

Golden Seal Root

is one of the most popular herbs and has recently gained a reputation as an herbal antibiotic as well as an immune enhancer. It is used to help reduce internal inflammatory conditions along with relieving whooping cough, diarrhea, liver disease, fever, stomach pain, flatulence, and pneumonia. Golden Seal is also used to stimulate digestion and improve appetite therefore, promoting healthy liver and spleen functions. It is great for treating skin inflammations, and those of the eyes such as conjunctivitis. It is known to be natural insulin without negative side effects whatsoever, whether it’s used long term or short term. When made as a poultice it is good for bedsores, psoriasis and hemorrhoids. Other benefits of Golden Seal include relief from flu, heart problems, spleen, and pancreas. Goldenseal may also help with laryngitis, hepatitis, cystitis, and alcoholic liver disease. Goldenseal contains calcium, iron, manganese, Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Vitamin E, B-complex, and other nutrients and minerals.

Gotu Kola

is an herb found wherever elephants are found. It is an herb for strength. It is also excellent for memory. Elephants having great memories is not myth, it can be attributed to Gotu Kola.

Gravel Root

Gravel Root has been used for centuries for kidney related troubles, such as kidney stones and urinary infections. The Native Americans used it to induce perspiration and break a fever. Gravel Root exhibits diuretic and anti-rheumatic properties. The plant as a whole and especially the root can be an astringent, nervine and tonic. These properties help treat cystitis, urethritis, impotence, urinary incontinence in children, and many other conditions.

Guggul

comes from resin of the mukul myrrh tree, which is native to India, and is used in many traditional Indian medicines. Indians, have for centuries believed that the Guggul herb possesses many beneficial properties, and it is still used today to aid many ailments. Guggul aids with ailments such as arthritis. It has anti-inflammatory properties. This also means that Guggul can aid with digestive issues such as irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Due to its antispasmodic properties, it can ease stomach cramps associated with both IBS and PMS (pre-menstrual syndrome). Guggul is also known to relieve excessive bloating and gas. Guggul has also been used by those suffering from sports injury, back pain, and even headaches, since it has pain-relieving properties.

Hawthorn Berries

are for the repair and rebuilding of the heart. In fact, the berry is shaped somewhat like the heart. A little known fact is that, every eleven months our body has a new heart, but the condition of the new heart is dependent upon what we build it with. Hawthorn Berries are sure to build a much better heart at the end of every eleventh month.

Herbal Blend (Endurance34)

As always you can be certain that with all the wonderful and complete properties found in Endurance34 CSP has not forgotten the root of our company, herbs. Herbs have and will always be the core of our heritage; they are nutritious, healing, revitalizing and cleansing. These We have included herbs that contribute to our overall health, well-being, and prosperity; Pumpkin Seed, Hawthorne Berry, Yellow Dock, Amaranth, and Dandelion.

Hops Flower

is a tonic and “nervine.” It has been used for years for its sedative effects. It works on the central nervous system due to its methylbutenol content (a natural alcohol) as a treatment for stress, anxiety, insomnia, and pain. Hops Flower is valuable in high fevers and delirium, as well as for relieving toothache, earache, and neuralgia. Hops Flower helps increase perspiration and is beneficial as an herbal pain reliever, diuretic, and to expel intestinal parasites. This plant has also been used for menstrual difficulties. Also helps tone the liver.

Horseradish

contains such beneficial properties that it is listed not only as a vegetable, but also as a medicinal herb. It has many minerals and trace minerals. Like garlic, it helps to remove plaque from arteries and veins.

Horsetail

is an excellent diuretic. It helps with stiffness and pain. It is very good for respiratory problems and promotes circulation throughout the body.

Hydrangea Root

Hydrangea has been used as an alternative medicine for hundreds of years to treat urinary tract infections in the bladder. It will help dissolve stones and gravel from the urinary track. It is great for treating the kidneys, prostate disorders and wounds. Hydrangea has been helpful for expelling kidney stones. It has also been used to treat fevers, psoriasis, eczema, scleroderma, multiple sclerosis, and diabetes. Hydrangea has been used to relieve pain and discomfort due to chronic rheumatoid arthritis (possibly by reducing calcium deposits).

Irish Moss

is a seaweed, loaded with life-enhancing nutrients such as sulphur compounds, protein, iodine, bromine, beta-carotene, calcium, iron, magnesium, manganese, phosphorus, potassium, selenium, zinc, pectin, B-vitamins and Vitamin C. It prevents cholesterol build up and obesity. Irish Moss has a well documented anticoagulant effect on the blood, and alleviates many bladder problems. It is used to increase the metabolic rate and strengthen connective tissues, including the hair, skin and nails.

Joe Pye (Queen Of The Meadow)

offers exceptional support for kidney and urinary tract, and helps reduce sediment build up. It promotes healthy kidney function and supports its ability to remove wastes and toxins from the body. Joe Pye root positively affects bladder, prostate and urinary tract health. It’s a gentle diuretic, and is well known to soothe the delicate genitourinary tissues.

Juniper Berries

strengthens and tones the entire urinary tract and is used for kidneys and bladder problems. It increases the flow of urine and helps elimination of passive congestion from the kidneys and bladder. It is nature’s answer to the dialysis machine.

Kelp

is much more than sea vegetation. It is a great mystery to man. Unlike the vegetation on land that has its root in the earth, sea vegetation is anchored on the ocean floor with its roots pointing toward the sun. Due to this strange occurrence, sea vegetation cannot be polluted, even by radiation, while all sea creatures can be killed by radiation. In fact, since science is now using sea vegetation to fertilize land plants, it has been found that land plants become very resistant to plant disease. This is one of the reasons for the use of sea vegetation in Common Sense™ “Maintenance”. Sea vegetation also contains natural iodine which helps our thyroid. Over-active (underweight) thyroid or under-active (overweight) thyroid matters not to sea vegetation, its job is to make the thyroid work correctly. It is also great for fingernails, hair, and skin.

Lemon

is often thought of as acidic, but once it enters the body it becomes alkaline. It is very effective in curing many digestion problems, including biliousness, nausea, heartburn, and disorders of the lower intestines. It is even known to relieve hiccups. Lemon, when taken regularly in the morning, acts as a tonic to the liver and stimulates it to produce bile, making it ready to digest the food eaten throughout the day. It is also thought to help dissolve gallstones. Because of its high Vitamin C content, it is thought to help prevent and treat many infections, and also used as an astringent to speed up wound healing, and lower fevers. Lemon is also a diuretic; which means it is good for people with urinary tract infections and high uric acid problems, such as those with arthritis or rheumatism, because it helps flush out all the toxins and bad bacteria.

Lemon Grass Leaf

can help aid the digestive tract, stop nausea, relieve menstrual problems, and during times of fever can cool the body’s high temperature. It is also known to reduce cholesterol and high blood pressure levels. Used on the outside of the body, Lemon Grass can be used as an anti-fungal treatment, for example: athlete’s foot, sprains, arthritic pain, or to help heal cuts and lesions.

Licorice Root

is an excellent herb for stress. It works the adrenals and is part of the endocrine system. Licorice is also a natural cortisone which is good for the human brain. It helps us to release our own endorphins which is our natural morphine.

Lobelia Leaf

is referred to as the “King of the Nervines,” one of the greatest herbs of the earth used to treat nervous conditions without side effects. It helps to cleanse the lungs of mucous which cause asthma, allergies, pneumonia, and other serious respiratory problems. Lobelia reduces palpitations of the heart and is helpful in treating fevers, hepatitis, meningitis, and mumps. In cases where poison has been swallowed, use in large amounts to induce vomiting. Lobelia is excellent for reducing swelling in sprains and ligaments as well as good for relieving lockjaw, ear infections, and even epilepsy attacks. In the smallest dose, the properties of Lobelia act to stimulate, dilate and then to relax the bronchial muscles.

Marshmallow Root

is used to gently support and maintain healthy kidneys, bladder, and gastrointestinal activity. It is particularly effective as a natural support for respiratory system complaints, including bronchitis and asthma. It is largely used to treat inflammation and ulceration of the digestive tract, as well as mucous of the pharynx associated with dry cough. It is very soothing and healing in female problems along with treating cystitis and hiatal hernia. Marshmallow is a great natural source of nourishing polysaccharides, bioflavonoids, amino acids, vitamins and minerals.

Milk Thistle Seed

is known as the liver’s best friend. Milk Thistle is unique in its ability to protect the liver and has no equivalent in the pharmaceutical drug world. Milk Thistle helps to repair liver cells and promotes the regeneration of new cells. In summary, Milk Thistle benefits the liver by ensuring that the liver’s daily tasks are carried out and that the liver has the ability to rejuvenate itself. The major health benefits of Milk Thistle are that it has been found to be an effective medicinal treatment in patients suffering from alcoholic cirrhosis, alcohol-induced liver damage, and hepatitis. Milk Thistle actually benefits adrenal disorders and inflammatory bowel syndrome, as well as to treat psoriasis. Milk Thistle may stimulate the flow of breast milk in lactating moms.

Mullein Leaf

cleanses the entire body of mucous. No other nation in history has ever had as much of a mucous problem as Americans. Mucous is the side effect of processed food, which kills more of us than all diseases combined. Mullein thins mucous and turns it back into liquid, then allows it to be expelled through the lymphatic system. Breathing is the single most important natural function of the body. Asthma, tuberculosis, emphysema, yeast infections, candida albicans, pneumonia, and a host of other so-called diseases come from an excess amount of mucous. Mullein serves a great purpose in Common Sense™ “Lymph Health”.

Myrrh Gum

promotes tissue repair, clear toxins, and prevent infection. It has several therapeutic properties; therefore it can be beneficial for the healing of specific ailments. Myrrh’s benefits can be attributed to its powerful antioxidant, antifungal, anti-inflammatory, antiviral, anti-parasitic, expectorant, and antispasmodic properties. Myrrh is known as a strong tonic, and can help with many health conditions, such as respiratory problems, digestive ailments, like stomach upset, diarrhea, dyspepsia, indigestion, flatulence and hemorrhoids.

Nopal Leaf

is a cactus plant commonly known as the “prickly pear.” It is a low-glycemic-index food that is commonly consumed for its nutrient content. The most notable benefit of this cactus is the glandular functioning of the liver and pancreas – two organs which contribute to regulating blood sugar levels. Nopal has been shown to normalize and maintain healthy blood sugar levels by enhancing the body’s sensitivity to insulin and stimulating pancreatic production of insulin. It is also beneficial for healthy gastrointestinal function due to its great supply of mucilage, lignin, pectin, and other vegetable fiber, which aid in neutralizing hyper-acidity and protecting mucous membranes along the colon and gastrointestinal tract. These soluble and insoluble vegetable fibers also help absorb toxins from the bowel, give bulk to the stool, and reduce bowel transit time. Nopal is a healthy alternative for those unable to take psyllium.

Onion Bulb

is an herb that grows in the winter under severe cold conditions. This means it is good for illnesses that plague us in the winter, such as, the common cold, pneumonia, etc. The juice from the onion is good for ear infections and ear pain. The pulp can be used for poultices.

Papaya Leaf

provides the digestive system with enzymes. Papaya allows the other herbs to work more effectively as the digestive enzymes absorb the nutrients.

Parsley Leaves

is primarily used in relieving congestion of kidney and elimination of gallstones. It is excellent as a diuretic and removes obstructions in the liver and spleen. It helps to purify the blood and accelerate the excretion of toxins from the body. Parsley Leaves may also ease bloating, reduce excess water weight, and improve urination when it is painful or incomplete. Parsley Leaves are believed to lower blood pressure, reduce an accelerated heart rate and relieve hypertension because of its diuretic properties. It helps prevent tumors, and alleviates after birth pains.

Passion Flower

is a nervine and great for the eyes and brain. It is good for eye and brain tension, insomnia, and high blood pressure. Passion Flower is sometimes used to help relieve symptoms associated with withdrawal from opiate medications such as morphine. Those who are trying to stop smoking nicotine or marijuana and recovering alcoholics may also benefit from the use of this herb. Also, symptoms such as anxiety, tremors, and cravings may be reduced.

Pau D’Arco (Taheebo)

is the inner bark of the Red Lapacho Tree found in South America. It has properties that strengthen the entire immune system. Due to processed food and the immunization program that has been done for more than 100 years in America, we are in desperate need of an immune builder.

Peppermint Leaf

is found to improve blood circulation thus, helping to provide sufficient nutrition to all cells of the body. It also has a high natural menthol content. This is the reason why menthol is used in clearing respiratory problems. Application of cold rubs, which contain Peppermint helps to relieve congestion in airways and helps to give relief from colds, coughs, sinusitis and asthma. The refreshing feel of peppermint helps to overcome stress and depression; hence, it is used to overcome certain anxiety disorders.

Phytonutrients

Phytonutrients are compounds found in plants. They help support health, vitality and endurance. They also have health-promoting properties such as antioxidants, anti-inflammatories, and liver-health-promoting activities. The Phytonutrients found in Endurance34 include: Moringa, Chlorella, Spinach, Kale, Spirulina, Cordyceps Mushrooms, and Burdock Root.

Plant Protein

Plant proteins help build lean muscle and curb sugary cravings. All Plant proteins are 100% complete and supply all essential and non-essential amino acids. These proteins and amino acids are derived from the following natural sources:: Sprouted Brown Rice, Pea Protein, Flax Seed, Sacha Inchi, Quinoa, and Hemp.

Pomegranate Seed

of all types of intestinal worm infestations, Pomegranate is said to be most useful in cases of tapeworm, an incredibly long parasite, which attaches itself to the intestinal walls of its host by means of spinned or sucking structures. Pomegranate is a natural astringent that has been used to ease chronic diarrhea and dysentery. Pomegranate’s antibacterial activities also render it beneficial for oral health, helping to relieve mouth sores, throat infections and mouth irritations.

Psyllium Husk

is the fiber/bulking agent that causes the sweeping effect off the walls, floor and ceiling of the colon. It is not an herbal laxative of itself. It is to be used in conjunction with an herbal laxative.

Pumpkin Seed

contains large amounts of natural zinc. It’s great for the testicles and ovaries. Not only does it help to reduce an enlarged prostate, but it also helps to rebuild and cleanse the prostate. It even helps to remove parasites. Every male in the country needs Pumpkin Seed.

Red Beet Root

is a strong liver cleanser that stimulates production of digestive fluids and enzymes. It cleanses and detoxifies the kidney and gallbladder. It is an excellent source of potassium, folate, iron, magnesium, sodium, and betaine. Betaine is important for cardiovascular health from the buildup of fatty deposits in the liver brought about by alcohol abuse, protein deficiency, and diabetes. Red Beet Root shrinks inflamed tissues and promotes urine and has a healing effect in cancer patients.

Red Clover

is a strong blood purifier. Used to help fight cancer, psoriasis, boils, and acne. Relaxes the entire nervous system.

Red Raspberry Leaves

Red Raspberries are a delicious fruit, and it’s leaves are a true healer in their natural state. They strengthen/tone the entire female reproductive system and contain natural female hormones that work without side effects. This herb is also known to be used for treatment of cold sores, herpes, tonsillitis, thrush, or an acidic stomach. It is the pivotal herb in this combination.

Resveratrol (Japanese Knotweed)

boasts a long list of benefits including cardiovascular health, anti-inflammatory properties, prevention of joint disease, improved athletic endurance, and the possibility of preventing and eliminating certain types of cancers. Resveratrol may protect not only the heart and arteries, but also the brain. Studies in the United Kingdom suggest that Resveratrol may help prevent or reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s disease. Resveratrol may offer the protection that aspirin lacks, without the negative side effects. It is generally believed that high cholesterol is the main cause of heart disease. However, based on thousands of heart surgeries, many cardiologists believe that a large number of heart attacks are not necessarily caused by high cholesterol, but rather, they are the result of inflammation. Different foods may cause different levels of inflammation in our body, and even one “bad” meal can cause an instant heart attack.

Rhizome Marshmallow Root

Marshmallow helps a great deal for those with digestive issues like intestinal irritation, abdominal diseases, general pain, flatulence, and bloating. The root is best known for working with the kidneys and bladder. Marshmallow isn’t just helpful in cleaning the digestive tract, but additionally it is a strong expectorant. It is used largely for chest troubles. It thins the mucus for simple expulsion from your body and will help reduce inflammation in the mucous membranes. It’s also helpful in detoxifying the body by efficiently removing dangerous toxins. This herb can also be used as a douche for irritations of the vagina or uterus.

Rose Hips

contains Vitamin C in its natural state. Nothing heals without Vitamin C. Rose Hips has so many other properties when taken in its natural state. One of those properties is collagen, an anti-aging property that helps to avert wrinkles.

Rosemary Leaf

is a strong astringent for pulling organs back in place. It is also excellent for hair, nervous conditions, and headaches.

Safflower

neutralizes uric acid. Americans eat tons of meat each year which contains a lot of uric acid. Since the body has no facilities for getting rid of uric acid, the only thing it can do to protect itself is by sending water to dilute the acid. As the water grows old and mixes with toxins, the water hardens and turns into fatty tissue and cellulite. The use of Safflower neutralizes the uric acid causing the body not to have to use water in self defense.

Sage Leaf

is a diuretic, an astringent, an aromatic, and is used in cooking. Good for maintaining and growing hair. It is also good for stomach problems (gas and queasiness) as well as fevers, sore throat, and stress.

Sarsaparilla Root

is an algae from the sea. Not only is it a great herb for men and women, it also provides super energy. Excellent for young boys who have not reached the age of puberty.

Saw Palmetto Berries

is truly for the male prostate. It is a must for any male combination. It helps to relieve swelling of the prostate by replenishing the zinc. Men carry their zinc in the prostate and testicles. This herb is where the greatest amount of zinc can be found on earth.

Senna Leaves

is the strongest herbal laxative for the hard-to-move person. In some people it will cause griping, which is why we have put it in combination with Psyllium and Slippery Elm. It is excellent for bad breath and will also help to expel worms (parasites).

Siberian Ginseng (Eleuthero Root)

is perhaps, the ultimate herb, giving your body a much needed boost in energy, improved concentration, memory and increased immune system function. Recent studies have shown that the benefits of Siberian Ginseng do not stop there. It may also be helpful in treating impotence and combating stress.

Skullcap

is a great nervine. Nervines in the plant kingdom do not work on the head, they work on the nervous system through the spine. Not only does Skullcap relax the nerves, but it will also rebuild the nerve sheath (the insulation) that protects the nerves. Excellent for the sciatic nerve and all nerves below the waist.

Slippery Elm Bark

is one of the most important herbs in Common Sense™ “SuperLax” because it provides a protective coating for the colon wall. The colon wall is where most of our health troubles begin, because when there is no protection, the waste from the colon leaks directly into the bloodstream. Therefore, Slippery Elm may be referred to as “nature’s acidophilus”. It also serves as an aid to digestion, ulcers, and sensitive stomachs.

Sodium Copper Chlorophylin

has a long history of therapeutic use in traditional medicine. It is the green pigment present in plants, such as the dark green leafy vegetables like spinach. Sodium copper chlorophyllin has been widely used for its anti-inflammatory, internal deodorizing activities, as well as wound healing properties. Chlorophyll is a strong aid in gastrointestinal problems and promotes formation and rebuilding of red blood cells.

Spearmint Leaves

Spearmint is an herbal diuretic that promotes urine flow and is often given for suppressed or painful urination (particularly scalding urine). Used as a remedy for gas on stomach or bowels. Helps with nausea and vomiting and flushes gravel from the bladder. The herb is also said to promote perspiration, which not only helps to cool the body and lower fever, but it also helps to rid the body of toxins through the skin. Spearmint is used as a pain reliever and nerve tonic and is believed to quiet the nerves, ease tension and relieve headaches (including migraines) and vomiting, especially when related to nervous causes.

Spirulina

is very high in beta-carotene and is an excellent source of Vitamin B. Spirulina makes the cells become resilient and has proven helpful in anemia, cataracts, diabetes, glaucoma, hepatitis, hypoglycemia, malnutrition, obesity, compulsive overeating, gastrointestinal problems, and strengthening a weak immune system. It has many anti-inflammatory properties.

Squaw Vine

is excellent for a sparse or painful menstruation. It will correct an irregular menstruation. It also helps heal sore eyes, dissolve tumors and boils. May also stop bed-wetting in children. Squaw Vine is an overall tonic for female and male problems.

St. John’s Wort

is a powerful astringent, aromatic, expectorant and nervine herb. St. John’s Wort is a great blood purifier and overall tonic. It is also very calming and an excellent diuretic. It is used in all pulmonary complaints and nervous depression. It is also very helpful for children troubled with bed wetting.

Tumeric Root

also known as “curcuma longa”, has been regarded as a purifier by ayurvedic healers. It has been shown by scientific research to help treat digestive and liver problems. Well known for its healing properties, it is used in treating allergy symptoms such as sneezing, runny nose, sinus congestion, headaches, and itchy eyes. It relieves stomach pain, and provides antibacterial and antioxidant protection. Tumeric is used for strengthening the liver, enhancing complexion, and nourishing body tissues. It has also been found to reduce blood-clotting and exhibit hypocholesterolsterolemic activity. Studies conducted between 1971 and 1991 showed Tumeric’s anti-inflammatory action to be more powerful than hydrocortisone. The main phytochemical compound of Turmeric is curcumin, which is a powerful antioxidant that is stronger than vitamin E and is useful in fighting cancer. Curcumin is used in treating memory loss such as Alzheimer’s disease and Dementia. Tumeric is very useful in treating jaundice, insect stings, wounds, whooping cough, pimples, internal and external injuries. It is also recommended for arthritis, asthma, gastritis, hyperacidity, inflammatory skin conditions, and nausea.

Uva Ursi Leaf

is helpful for relieving problems associated with kidney infections, bladder infections, kidney stones, nephritis, urinary tract infections (UTI), prostate inflammation/ enlargement, diarrhea, hemorrhoids, spleen, pancreas, and small intestine disorders. Uva Ursi contains allantoin, which is an agent that speeds up the healing process while alkalizing the body. In addition, it is also sometimes used as a tonic, detoxifying the urinary system and thus improving overall health. For females, it is useful for dysmenorrhea, cystitis, and bloating associated with menstruation. It may also help problems with bed wetting and minimize excessive vaginal discharge. It is used in this combination because of its ability to strengthen and tone the kidneys.

Valerian Root

This herb is a powerful nervine. It quiets, calms, and promotes sleep. Valerian has a healing effect on the nervous system. It is known to reduce heart palpitations, epilepsy attacks, headaches, hangovers, menstrual cramps, and afterpains from childbirth. The drug valium was derived and synthetically made from Valerian Root. Unlike valium, Valerian Root does not have narcotic effects.

White Oak Bark

is a great example of the wide and varied benefits of natural remedies. From dental health to internal bleeding, the bark from the White Oak Tree is a strong internal astringent. Sufferers of bleeding ulcers, diarrhea, and other intestinal problems will find great relief by taking White Oak Bark. It has been shown to help remove gallstones and kidney stones as well as helping internal bleeding of the stomach, rectum, and lungs. Gout and other inflammation related problems may benefit from the use of this herb.

White Willow Bark

is the outer shell of the Willow tree. It has been consumed medicinally by ancient Greek and Egyptian physicians for centuries. In 1829, scientists discovered its active ingredient salicin which has similar health effects as acetylsalicylic acid (aspirin). Studies suggest that analgesic and anti-inflammatory activity of White Willow Bark shows its effects slowly but the effectiveness may last longer than aspirin without the negative side effects. The salicin in White Willow Bark is converted into salicylic acid after it is absorbed by the stomach, therefore, it may not cause stomach irritation like aspirin and can be a great option for treating minor to severe ailments. Other studies and researches identify that White Willow Bark has antiinflammatory, analgesic, and immune-boosting capability. Therefore, it has been used in the treatment of a number of minor to severe ailments such as headaches, toothaches, backaches, osteoarthritis, PMS, menstrual cramps, muscular pains and strains, cardiovascular disorders, cuts, wounds, burns, colds, flu, and inflammatory disorders, i.e. bursitis, arthritis, painful articular (joint) conditions, carpal tunnel syndrome and tendinitis. Due to its nutritional and healing properties many European countries (Germany, France, and England) have approved White Willow Bark for pain. Also, its extract has been approved by the European Scientific Cooperative on Phytotherapy (ESCOP) to be used in the treatment of mild rheumatic disorders, pain and fever.

Wild Lettuce Leaf

is used as a tranquilizer and may be given to adults and children alike to ensure sound sleep at night. It is also useful for cooling down anxiety or strong emotions. Many physicians extensively recommend the herb to treat nervousness and excitement in kids. In addition, Wild Lettuce is also used as an effective pain reliever.

Wild Yam Root

is an excellent female hormone. It’s used during pregnancy to help calm nausea. It is great for urinary tract infections, and is very relaxing and soothing to the nerves. It is also used for colic, spasms, and liver congestion.

Wood Betony

is great for stroke victims. It is a good nervine for the head. It is good for palsy, headaches, heart problems, convulsions, and gout. Wood Betony has also been used to treat anxiety, stress, depression and more!

Wormwood

has been used as a powerful tool to fight worms (notably eliminate pinworm and roundworm) and other parasitic infestations in humans. Wormwood contains rich amounts of oxygen. It is also a nervine tonic that nourishes the nervous system and, thus, eases stress and nervous disorders. This herb is also found to stimulate menstruation.

Yarrow Flowers

is a great herb used to stop excessive bleeding especially from the respiratory system. In the case of the common cold and fever, it causes the body to perspire, thereby eliminating the toxins that are causing the illness. Yarrow is also believed to be a kidney and urinary tract cleanser because of its antiseptic properties. It is also known to give relief from stomach cramps, rheumatism, menstrual cramping, hypertension, flatulence, diarrhea, hemorrhoids, ulcers, gout, arthritis, and excessive menstruation.

Yucca Root

is used in relieving pain from arthritis and the skeletal system. Yucca saponins are believed to promote the body’s production of natural cortisone. Yucca may help keep your cholesterol levels in a healthy range, protecting you from atherosclerosis and other cardiovascular disorders. It is also a natural body detergent. It is excellent for the kidneys and is an overall body tonic. The Indians used it to rinse their hair.