Herbs for Pain and Inflammation to Help Support and Balance the Body’s Natural Processes.
Kava Kava Root (Piper methysticum) Instant Powder$29.90 – $34.50
Kava Kava Root
Kava Kava Root (Piper methysticum) Extra Fine / Instant Powder.
Kava Kava root has been used by Pacific Islanders for centuries as a beverage used ritually, in welcoming ceremonies for special visitors, and as an enjoyable evening pastime with friends. Kava Kava is said to support happiness, relaxation and good sleep.
**By instant Kava powder we refer to finely pulverized Kava root that can be used without filtering it out of the water before drinking. Simply add 1 to 3 teaspoons to a cup of water, stir and drink. This method makes Kava far more potent and requires much less Kava powder. In other words, you get at least 3 times more out of your Kava purchase! For regular Kava drinkers, we recommend using a liver tonic such as “Milk Thistle” for extra support.
Chaga (Inonotus obliquus)$11.04 – $55.20
Chaga (Inonotus obliquus) Organic Mushroom Extract 30% Polysaccharides.
The Chaga mushroom grows primarily on birch trees in the cold northern forests, and it has a long history of use in Chinese medicine. It is considered a rich source of antioxidants with potent immune supporting properties. Chaga may support the body’s inflammatory response, and help support the body’s defense against bacteria.
Slippery Elm (Ulmus rubra)$11.39 – $424.35
Slippery Elm (Ulmus rubra) Organic Powder.
Pure, high-quality Slippery Elm organic powder. Slippery Elm (Ulmus rubra) has been used as a natural remedy which may help to relieve digestive discomfort. Slippery Elm provides mucilage, which is an easily digestible long chain of sugars (polysaccharides) that make a slippery substance when combined with water.
Slippery Elm is one of the best herbs to help support healthy digestion, absorb toxins from the bowel, and soothe the digestive tract. Slippery Elm is very popular for supporting healthy bowels, bloating, constipation, diarrhoea (absorbs and softens stools), heartburn and for soothing the whole digestive tract.
It is a very gentle medicinal herb with virtually no side effects. Slippery Elm is also commonly given to horses and dogs (google for more information).
Cat’s Claw (Uncaria tomentosa)$13.80 – $1,373.10
Cat’s Claw (Uncaria tomentosa) Bark Powder.
Pure, high-quality Cat’s Claw inner bark powder. This Cat’s Claw powder is wildcrafted/organic from Peru.
Named after its hook-like thorns, Cat’s Claw is a sacred herb among some Amazonian tribes. The bark and root have been widely used to help support inflammatory conditions such as arthritis and inflammation of the digestive tract. Cat’s Claw is also considered an antioxidant, and decoctions (the extraction of the water soluble substances by boiling) prepared from the bark are widely used in traditional Peruvian medicine for the maintenance of good health and well-being.
Boswellia (Boswellia serrata)$11.04 – $38.64
Boswellia (Boswellia serrata) Resin Extract 65% Boswellic Acid.
Boswellia, Frankincense or Shallaki is the gum resin of the Boswellia tree and has been used in Ayurvedic medicine for hundreds of years. It is used to help support joint health, mobility, and a healthy inflammatory response.
Passionflower (Passiflora incarnata)$9.20 – $44.16
Passionflower (Passiflora incarnata) Herb.
Passionflower herb is a native American folk remedy with a long history of use. It is believed that its name comes from the corona’s resemblance to the crown of thorns worn by Jesus Christ during the crucifixion. Passionflower is a calming herb which may be used for the support of a healthy nervous system, anxiety and restful sleep.
Eucommia (Eucommia ulmoides)$11.04 – $46.00
Eucommia (Eucommia ulmoides) Bark Extract 20% Chlorogenic Acid.
Eucommia, also known as Du Zhong or Hardy Rubber Tree, is a genus of small trees now native to China. Eucommia ulmoides is widely cultivated in China for its bark, and is highly valued as a medicinal herb in Traditional Chinese Medicine. Eucommia bark is used to help support and strengthen the back, knees, joints, bones, tendons, ligaments and kidneys. It is said that the bark and the leaves contain a compound that may support healthy collagen production.
Moringa Organic Leaf Powder (Moringa oleifera)$10.35 – $325.80
Moringa Leaf Powder Organic
Moringa Leaf Powder Organic (Moringa oleifera).
Pure Organic Moringa leaf powder. Moringa oleifera is a fast growing, drought-resistant, deciduous tree, native to the southern foothills of the Himalayas in northwestern India. Moringa is widely cultivated in tropical and subtropical areas where its young seed pods, flowers, roots and leaves are used as vegetables and in herbal medicine. The seeds and roots can be used to extract oil and all parts of the Moringa tree contain high amounts of nutrients and antioxidants.
Due to the exceptional nutritional and medicinal properties, Moringa is often called “Miracle Tree”. The Moringa leaves are especially high in phytonutrients, vitamins, minerals and essential amino acids. Moringa may help to support healthy energy levels, immune function, detoxification, relief from pain and inflammation, healthy blood pressure and blood sugar levels, and skin and hair health.
Chuchuhuasi (Maytenus macrocarpa)$11.04 – $42.32
Chuchuhuasi (Maytenus macrocarpa) Bark Powder.
Chuchuhuasi is a very large canopy tree growing in the Amazon. The bark has been used medicinally for centuries to help support aching muscles and joints in rheumatism and arthritis. Chuchuhuasi means “trembling back,” which refers to its use as a back pain reliever. It is still very popular today and is widely sold along the Amazon as an aphrodisiac. The bark soaked in rum is a popular drink that is common to find in many restaurants and bars in Colombia, Ecuador, Peru and Bolivia.
Kava Kava Extract (Piper methysticum)$11.50 – $47.84
Kava Kava (Piper methysticum) Extract Powder 30% Kavalactones.
Kava Kava root has been used by Pacific Islanders for centuries as a beverage used ritually, in welcoming ceremonies for special visitors, and as an enjoyable evening pastime with friends. Kava Kava is said to maintain happiness and support relaxation. It is becoming increasingly popular in the Western world and may help support anxiety, tension, restlessness, pain, and promote healthy sleep.
Tart Cherry (Prunus cerasus)$10.12 – $44.16
Tart Cherry (Prunus cerasus) Fruit Powder.
Tart Cherry is a species of Prunus native to much of Europe and southwest Asia. It is popular for its high melatonin and anthocyanin content and great nutritional benefits. It may help maintain the healthy regulation of our body’s circadian rhythms (sleep-wake cycle) and support restful and restorative sleep. Tart Cherry fruit powder is very rich in antioxidants, may help to support a healthy natural inflammatory response and recovery from exercise, and support healthy energy levels and overall well-being.
Guggul (Commiphora mukul)$9.20 – $35.42
Guggul (Commiphora mukul) Extract Powder 2.5% Z-Guggul.
Pure, high quality Guggul extract powder. Guggul is the Indian name for the gum resin from the Mukul myrrh tree. The Mukul tree is a small thorny shrub widely distributed throughout India and nearby dry regions. The gum is tapped from the stem of the plant, and the fragrant yellow latex solidifies as it oozes out. Guggul has been used in traditional Ayurvedic medicine for centuries, especially to support healthy immune function and inflammatory response. Shaman’s Garden Guggul extract powder is a concentrated and standardized extract of the gum.
Ginger (Zingiber officinale)$10.12 – $38.64
Ginger (Zingiber officinale) Extract 1% Gingerols.
Ginger is a flowering plant that originated from China. It has a very long history of use in Traditional Chinese Medicine where it is popular as a very gentle digestive, circulatory and warming tonic. Ginger has shown to be a very effective herb for the support of healthy circulation, minor digestive issues, nausea, and joint mobility and suppleness.
Willow Bark (Salix alba)$10.12 – $44.16
Willow Bark (Salix alba) Extract 15% Salicin.
Salix alba (White Willow) is a type of Willow native to Europe and some parts of Asia. It is among one of the oldest known medicinal herbs, with its use dating back thousands of years. Willow Bark is known as “nature’s aspirin” and may help to relieve pain, fever and inflammation.
Gum Aloe (Aloe barbadensis)$11.50 – $117.76
Gum Aloe (Aloe barbadensis) Pure Dried Sap Pieces.
Gum Aloe (Aloe barbadensis). Aloe barbadensis is a succulent plant that grows wild in tropical areas around the world. The fact that paintings of Aloe plants have been found on the walls of Ancient Egyptian temples and tombs reflect that mans relationship with this plant dates back to around 4,000 B.C. Gum Aloe may help support a healthy digestive system.