Flashcards in BM -1 adaptogens Deck (30):
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
what are the medicinal parts of trifolium pratense
flowers - leaf and stem
what are some importaint consituents of trifolim pratense
Coumestrol, mucopolysacharides and isoflavones
Indications: for trifolium pratense
cough, dry skin, blood cleaner, cancer remedy, cystic infections, hot flashes
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
Indiations for trifolium pratens
Respiratory tract: mucus congestions, cough, Cancers, infections, hormoneal imbalances.
Good combo for trifolum pratense
trifolium pratense with arctium lappa, rumex crispus and dandelion is a good alterative combo.
organs of trifolium pratense
Lymphatics, lungs (cough) digestion elimination, blood building
qualities of trifolium pratense
cooling, moistening, - enhance lymphatics to get rid of thick discharge that can cause cancer.
what is the latin name of medicago sativa
medicinal actions of medicago sativa
Feeds digestion, stimulates appetite and brings on hormonal balance.
why is medicago sativa often included in formulas
because its really high nutritonal value and its tonifying influence
when would medicago sativa be most often indicated
when there is insufficient nutrtion, emaciation, organ weakness
what conditons for medicago saltiva - female
gyencologic - isoflavones are estrogenic and antibacterial. Restorative.
what mens conditons for medicago sativa
ease prostatic hypertrophy - toning the prostate
what does medicago sativa do for liver
Hepatobiliary conditons- porphorins stimulate bile.
why would medicago sativa be good for anemia
it has a high nutrient content
What are two nutritional adaptogens?
urtica dioica and ocimum sanctum (alterative)
what are 3 detoxifying adoptogens?
Silybum -milk thistle, schisandra,glycrrhiza
Name 7 endocrine adaptogens
Rhodiola rosea, eleutherococus, oplopanax, panax ashwanandha, cordyceps
Glycyrrhiza glabra is what common name
what is a main constituent of glycyrrhiza gabra
triterpene saponines - mostly glycyrrhizin
actions of glycyrrhiza glabra
expectorant, anti inflame, ulcer, mild laxative, adrenal sup, antiviral, and flavor moderator.
Why is glycyrrhiza so great?
It tastes good, you can used it to hide bad flavors and to harmonize other herb
What viral issues is glycyrrhiza indicated for?
Herpes simplex and chronic viral hepatitus
what type of respiratory conditions for glycyrrhiza glabra
Those the need to cough up mucus and needs soothing, like a bronchitis.
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)
Clinical actions of glycyrrhiza glabra
Anit ulcer, infammatory, tumor, viral and anti oxidant, then works on steroid metabolism and is an immunomodulator
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.