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What are the adaptogentic alterative of week 2

trifolium pratense - red clover, medicago sativa -alfalfa, glycyrrhiza glabra - lichorce, ocimum sanctum - holy basil,eleutherococcus senticosus- siberian gensing

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what are the medicinal parts of trifolium pratense

flowers - leaf and stem

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what are some importaint consituents of trifolim pratense

Coumestrol, mucopolysacharides and isoflavones

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Indications: for trifolium pratense

cough, dry skin, blood cleaner, cancer remedy, cystic infections, hot flashes

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why can trifolium pratense be used for hot flashes?

a few of its isoflavones, are similar to those found in soy that are estrogen like. Diadzein and geinstein

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Indiations for trifolium pratens

Respiratory tract: mucus congestions, cough, Cancers, infections, hormoneal imbalances.

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Good combo for trifolum pratense

trifolium pratense with arctium lappa, rumex crispus and dandelion is a good alterative combo.

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organs of trifolium pratense

Lymphatics, lungs (cough) digestion elimination, blood building

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qualities of trifolium pratense

cooling, moistening, - enhance lymphatics to get rid of thick discharge that can cause cancer.

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what is the latin name of medicago sativa

alfalfa

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medicinal actions of medicago sativa

Feeds digestion, stimulates appetite and brings on hormonal balance.

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why is medicago sativa often included in formulas

because its really high nutritonal value and its tonifying influence

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when would medicago sativa be most often indicated

when there is insufficient nutrtion, emaciation, organ weakness

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what conditons for medicago saltiva - female

gyencologic - isoflavones are estrogenic and antibacterial. Restorative.

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what mens conditons for medicago sativa

ease prostatic hypertrophy - toning the prostate

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what does medicago sativa do for liver

Hepatobiliary conditons- porphorins stimulate bile.

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why would medicago sativa be good for anemia

it has a high nutrient content

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What are two nutritional adaptogens?

urtica dioica and ocimum sanctum (alterative)

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what are 3 detoxifying adoptogens?

Silybum -milk thistle, schisandra,glycrrhiza

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Name 7 endocrine adaptogens

Rhodiola rosea, eleutherococus, oplopanax, panax ashwanandha, cordyceps

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Glycyrrhiza glabra is what common name

licorice root.

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what is a main constituent of glycyrrhiza gabra

triterpene saponines - mostly glycyrrhizin

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actions of glycyrrhiza glabra

expectorant, anti inflame, ulcer, mild laxative, adrenal sup, antiviral, and flavor moderator.

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Why is glycyrrhiza so great?

It tastes good, you can used it to hide bad flavors and to harmonize other herb

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What viral issues is glycyrrhiza indicated for?

Herpes simplex and chronic viral hepatitus

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what type of respiratory conditions for glycyrrhiza glabra

Those the need to cough up mucus and needs soothing, like a bronchitis.

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What type of GI tract for glycyrrhiza glabra

Inflammatory conditions of GI, ie ulcers, gastritis, hyper acidity (this is opposite of the other ones that were good for low acid)

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Clinical actions of glycyrrhiza glabra

Anit ulcer, infammatory, tumor, viral and anti oxidant, then works on steroid metabolism and is an immunomodulator

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Contraindications for glycyrrhiza gabra

Basically those with really bad liver problems and those with High BP and the problems that go with it. IE cholestatic liver, cirrhosis, high BP, low K, kidney indufficiney, CHP , high or long term doses in pregnancy.

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what is the most commone side effect of glycyrrhiza glabra

hypokalemia - especially in the elderly. - monitor for high bp