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Laurence Smith presents slides on how to build a herbal medicine cabinet. These are his personal essential tips and life-saving methods to being naturally prepared and equipped for any urgent health situation.

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Herbal medicine cabinet

  1. 1. Fear Not! Herbal Medicine Cabinet Presented by Laurence Smith
  2. 2. Why Would You Need a First Aid Kit? There are many health concerns that could and should be handled at home. The sooner there is intervention, the sooner the healing process begins. It is important to have natural products on hand that can immediately be used when a person feels "out of sorts".
  3. 3. Developing a Natural Medicine Cabinet and First Aid Kit • Provides peace of mind knowing that you have basic remedies on hand • Gives you the opportunity to practice using herbs in a non-emergency situation, and build your confidence in both yourself and these natural products – and caring for common complaints at home
  4. 4. Primary Products Secondary Products Specialty Products Programs
  5. 5. Primary Products • • • • • Silver Shield Silver Shield Gel Elderberry D3fence VS-C Golden Seal • • • • • • Echinacea Golden Seal Mullein LBS II Oregon Grape Distress Remedy
  6. 6. Secondary Products • • • • Echinacea Cascara Sagrada Capsicum Black Ointment • • • • Charcoal Tei Fu Oil Tei Fu Lotion Golden Salve
  7. 7. Specialty Products • ALJ capsules & liquid • APS II • Aloe Vera Gel • Catnip/Fennel • Cranberry-Buchu • HistaBlock • • • • • • Lobelia Papaya Mint Peppermint Oil Stomach Comfort Tea Tree Oil Zinc Lozenges
  8. 8. Primary Products
  9. 9. Your Second Line of Defense The Silver Solution
  10. 10. Silver Shield • "Second Immune System" • The very minute ionized particles of silver, suspended in pure water aid in immune system defense for maximum bioavailability. It works quickly when ingested.
  11. 11. Silver – How does it work? • Silver Shield is cell-structure specific— any single cell organism is subject to silver.
  12. 12. Elderberry D3fense • Supports the immune system. • Contains naturally derived Vitamin D3
  13. 13. VS-C • Vital Shield for the immune system • Immune system Stimulant – Chinese (was HRP-C) • Effective with l-lysine. • Nourishes the liver • Promotes a healthy respiratory tract.
  14. 14. Golden Seal • Maintains a strong immune system. • Supports mucus membranes throughout the body. • Echinacea/Golden seal (liquid)
  15. 15. Mullein • Supports healthy ears and lungs. • May help soothe the respiratory system.
  16. 16. LBS II • Lower Bowel Stimulant formula • Lower Bowel Support • Strengthens the colon and increases peristalsis • Improves digestion, • reduces gas and cramping, and • helps the growth of friendly bacteria.
  17. 17. Oregon Grape • Supports the immune system. • Easily assimilated in the body.
  18. 18. Distress Remedy • Flower essence version of Bach’s Rescue Remedy. • For a variety of emotionally stressful situations.
  19. 19. Secondary Products
  20. 20. Ultimate Echinacea • Potent immune system stimulant and lymphatic cleanser – Echinacea purpurea, Echinacea pallida, and Echinacea angustifolia. • Directly stimulates the immune system.
  21. 21. Cascara Sagrada • A stimulant laxative for a moving experience • "Sacred Bark" root is a popular treatment for occasional constipation because it is not habitforming. It is used to increase the secretion of digestive fluids, create large soft bowel movements, and stimulate the peristaltic action of the colon.
  22. 22. Capsicum • The hot pepper that cools pain after exercise or muscle overuse • Capsicum can be applied directly to the skin or swallowed. • It is one of the most versatile stimulant herbs known. It is a digestive aid, relieves pain after exercise or muscle overuse, and itching palms and feet. • Provides digestive and circulatory support.
  23. 23. Charcoal (activated) • Used to support the body's cleansing and detoxification mechanisms. • Ability to "attract" and absorb. –Removes toxins from the body. –Absorbs intestinal gas
  24. 24. Tei Fu • Tei Fu Essential Oils • Tei Fu Massage Lotion • Stimulating aromatic oils are cleansing, mood enhancing
  25. 25. Golden Salve • • • • • Soothing salve Helps moisturize tissues. Use on any external tissue. Supports healthy skin. Soothes and moisturizes dry skin.
  26. 26. Black Ointment • Drawing salve • Helps tighten, tone and firm the skin.
  27. 27. Specialty Products
  28. 28. APS II (w/White Willow Bark) • Chemically similar to salicylic acid. • Salicin appears to help prevent the production of prostaglandins. • Includes valerian root to provide additional nervous system support, including promoting feelings of relaxation.
  29. 29. Relief Formula Pain relief formula after exercise or muscle overuse. – Sore muscles – Sore back
  30. 30. Products that encourage a healthy inflammatory response after exercise or muscle overuse • • • • • • CurcuminBP, IF-C, Triple Relief, Licorice, Omega-3, Thai-Go
  31. 31. Individual Products
  32. 32. ALJ Capsules or Liquid • Lung support • Helps soothe irritated tissues. • Provides effective respiratory system support.
  33. 33. Aloe Vera Gel • Soothes the skin • It spreads on and penetrates quickly. Use generously and keep the skin moist.
  34. 34. Catnip and Fennel • Although the flavor is mild enough for an infant, you can also rub the liquid on baby's back and abdomen. • Also try some on the back of the tongue to expel occasional painful gas or control hiccups.
  35. 35. Cranberry & Buchu • Cranberry juice does contain substances that support a healthy urinary tract.
  36. 36. HistaBlock • Supports the respiratory system in its battle against pollutants and toxins, especially during the changing seasons. • Stabilizes immune cells.
  37. 37. Lobelia • Muscle-relaxing respiratory and lymphatic stimulant • Relaxing, antispasmodic, supports the respiratory system. • Larger doses can bring on nausea – This is cleansing; not a reaction to "poison."
  38. 38. Papaya Mint Chewable Tablets • Tasty digestive stimulant • Papaya fruit contains proteolytic enzymes that function in the digestion of protein, while peppermint leaves contain aromatic compounds capable of triggering the production of digestive fluids.
  39. 39. Pau d'Arco Capsules • Strengthens and supports the immune system. • Fortifies against foreign invaders.
  40. 40. Peppermint Oil • Digestive aid • Freshens breath
  41. 41. Stomach Comfort • Helps neutralize acid and soothes the stomach. • pH-balancing formula provides natural ingredients to help nutritionally support digestion in times of occasional stomach upset. • Contains calcium carbonate, which is alkaline in nature and helps buffer acid. • Helps neutralize acid.
  42. 42. Tea Tree Oil • “The Wonder from Down Under."
  43. 43. Zinc Lozenges • Help Take the Bite out of Winter • Lozenges dissolve slowly in the mouth, releasing beneficial nutrients to the body. • Zinc supports the respiratory, immune and glandular systems.
  44. 44. Programs
  45. 45. Colon Health • • • • Artemesia Combination Black Walnut concentrate Herbal Pumpkin Fossil Shell Flour
  46. 46. Digestive Health • GastroHealth –Aids the digestive system –Soothes the stomach –Minimizes occasional gastric heartburn, acid indigestion, and discomfort.
  47. 47. Acting Quickly in an Emergency Food Poisoning • Activated Charcoal – – Always call Poison Control Center first • If they recommend inducing vomiting, use Lobelia –Lobelia – emetic –Distress Remedy –Capsicum
  48. 48. Skin Issues –Black Ointment – drawing salve –Aloe Vera Gel – moistens skin –Silver Shield gel
  49. 49. Skin Issues Moisturize & Conditions –Tei Fu Oil –Lavender oil –Tea Tree oil
  50. 50. Muscle Pain • Relief Formula – Minor muscular aches and pains following exercise • APS II • Tei-Fu Massage Lotion – May promote muscle relaxation
  51. 51. Pain –Tei Fu Massage Lotion – aching muscles, tension. –Peppermint Oil –Lavender Oil –Curcumin –APS II
  52. 52. Digestive Issues Indigestion occasional heartburn occasional gas –Catnip and Fennel – occasional gas, occasional mild acid indigestion, occasional bloating –Activated Charcoal – bloating, absorbs gas
  53. 53. Intestinal Issues Occasional constipation, diarrhea –Activated Charcoal – Occasional diarrhea –LBS II or Cascara Segrada –Peppermint Oil – Promotes digestion
  54. 54. Nervous System Concerns Occasional Sleeplessness, Nervousness, Situational Anxiety –Distress Remedy –Lobelia – calms nerves, muscle tension • Used Topically: –Lavender Oil – Promotes restful sleep –Peppermint Oil – muscle tension –Tei Fu Oil/Lotion – muscle tension due to stress
  55. 55. Thank You!