Some of these Compound Tinctures are old friends, like Nerve Tonic Tincture and Dandy-Thistle Tincture, others are new to our repertoire such as PLP Compound Tincture and Cellular Support Formula. All compound tinctures are synergistic blends, greater than the sum of their parts.
Adaptogen Compound – Schisandra, Rhodiola & Eleuthero in combination offer anti-stress, anti-fatigue and anti-depressant actions as well as enhance the immune system. It helps fortify the anti-oxidant capacity mitochondria, the turbo-engine inside every cell in our body. Dosage: ½ to 1tsp. 2-3x day or as needed.
Cellular Support Formula – Offers anti-inflammatory protection for the spleen and lymph. Protects and assists against “warrior cells” (ACE-2 molecules) which allow for the attachment of certain viruses including SARS. Prohibits inflammatory cytokines, stimulates correct immune response. Red Sage (Salvia miltorrhiza), Red Root (Ceanothus spp.), Chaga (Inonotus obliquus). Dosage: 1 teaspoon 3x day, or 1 tsp. 6x during acute conditions.
Core Defense Formula – Anti-inflammatory, enhances immune function, protects against endotoxin damage. Specifically anti-viral for SARS-group viruses, helps block viral attachment to cellular tissue, Chinese Skullcap (Scutellaria baicalensis), Japanese Knotweed (Polygonum cuspidatum), Houttuynia (H. cordata). Dosage: 1 teaspoon 3x day, 6x day if acute.
Dandy-Thistle Tincture (Taraxacum officinalis; Silybum marianum) – This combination is a tonic and restorative for the liver and gall bladder. We use whole plant Dandelion and the seed from Milk Thistle for this compound, at the strengths given under their individual listings.
Hawthorn – Motherwort Tincture (Crataegus spp.; Leonurus cardiaca) – Cardiac tonic and restorative useful for strengthening the connective tissue of the blood and lymph vessels and heart structure, and to enhance normal heart rhythm. Not a specific remedy but rather an adaptogen for the entire circulatory system. Also, an excellent tonic for menopausal symptoms such as racing heart and hot flashes.
Immune Support Formula – Used to reduce auto-immune response and assist immune function. Aids in transport of viral material to lymph, encourages the production of ATP (adenosine triphosphate or “energy currency”). Modulates cytokine cascade in cases of overactive immune response. Cordyceps (C. sinensis), Rhodiola (R. rosea), Astragalus (A. membranaceous). Dosage: 1 teaspoon 3x day, or 6x day if acute.
Nerve Tonic Tincture – Lemon Balm (Melissa officinalis), Oatstraw (Avena sativa) and Skullcap (Scutellaria lateriflora) combine in a restorative compound and nutritive for the entire nervous system. Mildly sedative without a drug-like effect. Useful for conditions such as irritability, butterflies in the stomach, mild pre-menstrual tension, over-worry and so on.
PLP Compound Tincture – Useful for upper respiratory congestion and other flu symptoms.Poplar (leaf-bud) – Populus spp. Anti-inflammatory, analgesic. Decongestant, antiseptic. Very resinous, very fragrant. Lomatium (root) – Lomatium dissectum. Antibacterial, antifungal, anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, antiseptic, antiviral, expectorant, immunostimulant, tonic. Use for colds, flu, any sort of respiratory infection. Propolis (resin) – a product of honeybees, propolis is broadly anti-bacterial, anti-viral and anti-fungal. It can reduce the duration of respiratory infections and also reduce inflammation.
Please write to us for more info about and pricing for these compounds or the individual herbal tinctures. WILDNWEEDY@FRONTIER.COM.