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Linden flower (Tilia x vulgaris) *

A very pleasant tasting herb with nervine qualities. It is used for mild hypertension, general stress, stress headaches, insomnia and arteriosclerosis.

Hawthorn fruit, leaf and flower (Crataegus spp.) *

A rich source of flavonoids and is a “food” for the heart and circulatory system. Hawthorn is useful for arteriosclerosis, hypertension, organic and functional heart disease as well as being a nervine helpful for stress, ADD and insomnia.

Motherwort herb (Leonurus cardiaca) *

Acts as a nervine, hypotensive agent and antispasmodic. It is used for anxiety, angina, hyperthyroidism, palpitations and high blood pressure.

Olive leaf (Olea europaea) *

Used in Europe for hypertension, impaired circulation, diabetes and as a diuretic. Its effects on high blood pressure are slow acting but definite and long lasting.

European Mistletoe herb (Viscum album) *

An ancient remedy long used in Great Britain, Germany and France.  A powerful sedative and vasodilator, it is used for arterial hypertension, temporal arteritis, petit mal epilepsy and tinnitus. It should not be used with prescription hypotensive medications.


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Herbal Therapeutics Research Library, David Winston (RH) AHG

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