In the medical dictionary, an alterative is defined as reestablishing healthy functions of the system, a medicine that procures a favorable change in the processes of nutrition and repair. In the past, many producers of herbal medicines have created a great deal of alterative compounds. It is many times the mainstay of treatment in many disorders, particularly skin disorders. Alteratives are also called blood purifiers. Contains: Aralia Spinosa (Prickly Elder), Iris Virginana (Blue Flag), Phytolacca Decandra (Poke Root), Rumex Crispus (Yellow Dock), Smilax Roots (Green Briar), Alnus Serrulata (Tag Alder bark). Herbal tincture.
Item Name: ALTERATIVE FORMULA
This formula represents the herbs that were historically used in the south for Arthritis and Rheumatism. Each herb has its particular use in arthritis. Such as chaparral has the effect of changing the PH of the blood. Bears foot is one of the most famous folk remedies in the south for curing arthritis and poke berries and magnolia cones are referenced from Kings American Dispensatory. Contains: Magnolia Grandiflora (Magnolia cones), Polymnia Uvedalia (Bears foot root), Phytolacca Decandra (Poke Root and berries) Larrea Tridendata (Chapparal leaves), and Filamentosa (Yucca). Herbal tincture.
Item Name: Arthritis
The word astringent comes from the word strin’gere which means Ato bind. Astringents are generally used to cause a constriction of the tissues to either check excessive discharges or to promote healing. They are generally used in conditions such as chronic or acute diarrhea, ulcers, and hemorrhoids. One of the most famous astringents is Bayberry, made famous by the somewhat notorious Physiomedicalist the late Samuel Thompson. Contains: Capsella bursa pastoris (Shepard’s purse), Myrica Cerifera (Bayberry root), Achillea Millefolium (Yarrow). Herbal tincture.
Item Name: Astringent
This formula is intended to address a wide variety of conditions related to childbearing. It is very good for preventing miscarriage and also making birthing easier. These three herbs are the best available for these conditions. threatened miscarriage would be a strong indication for this formula. It is very well combined with Mitchella Repens (Squaw vine) tea. Contains: Viburnum, Mitchella repens (Squaw vine) and Aletris aurea (Star Grass). Herbal tincture.
Item Name: Birthrite
This formula is representative of our local bitter herbs. These bitters are a type of cure all for many conditions like indigestion, liver problems, and helps to stimulate all the glands to higher level of proper functions. In this sense it goes very well with the digestive tonic and liver tonic and also the immunex because the development of immune cells are greatly enhanced via the lymhatic system. In essence wise men use this formula to increase long life. CONTAINS–Root bark of Liriodendron tulipfera (Tulip Poplar), Callicarpa Americanus (Beautyberry) root.
Cornis Florida (Dogwood Bark). It should be taken around mealtimes to add the natural bitter flavors that are largely absent from our western diets. The normal 15-30 drops in water is a good doage reccomendation unless one is recovering from a high fever or extended illness in which case it can be taken 5 times a day to restore the digestive function and help increase healing.
Item Name: Bitters Tonic
BLACK WALNUT FORMULA:
A famous combination of the green hulls of black walnut rinds and wormwood. Our formula contains also the seeds in tincture of wormseed and horsemint. Wormseed is also famous for folk medicine use to paralyze intestinal parasites. The horsemint contains thymol which also kills parasite and simultaneously prevents griping. The usual dosage for a 150 pound adult is to start with 15 drops 3x daily for one week and then go to 30 drops 3x daily for one week and then go to 45 drops 3x daily for one week. This should help rid the system of any parasites which might hatch out in this period. It can be continued longer if preferred and should in cases of cancer, etc. It is also good to do it from new moon to full moon and do an intestinal cleanse simultaneously. Contains: Artemesia Absinthimum (Wormwood flowering tops), Black walnut hulls, Monarda Punctata (Horsemint flowering tops), Verbena haststa (Blue Vervain) and Chenipodium ambrisoides (Wormseed seeding tops). Herbal tincture.
Item name: Black Walnut Formula
This formula contains herbs that were historically used to rebuild the blood. It should be considered in anemia, leukemia, and general fatigue. Works wonders for poor blood due to radiation treatment. Contains: Phytolacca Decandra (Poke Root), Polymnia Vuedalia (Bears Foot) and Rumex Crispus (Yellow Dock). Herbal tincture.
Item Name: BLOOD TONIC
This combination is chosen because each of these herbs are listed as herbs which either increase circulation to the brain or supply nutrition which increases brain function. The Wood Betony is considered beneficial for all affinities of the head. Wood Betony also helps in many disorders of the nervous system and is useful in migraine headaches. The brain tonic itself may cure a good many conditions which are caused by different types of enervation to the brain and nervous system related to brain function. Contains: Artemesia Absinthimum (Wormwood), Stachys Officinalis (Wood Betony), Ginkgo Biloba (Ginkgo), Brahmi (Bacopa) and Centella Erecta (Gota Kola). Herbal tincture.
Item Name: BRAIN TONIC
This combination is referenced in Ellingwood’s Materia Medica for its use in Diabetes. I took lead from other works on the Goats Rue, and it is well worth the use. I have had many rave reviews from insulin dependent persons. Contains: Lycopus Virginicus (Bugleweed), Chionanthus Virginicus (Fringe tree root), Cinnamon and Galega Officinalis (Goats Rue). Herbal tincture.
Item Name: BUGLEWEED-FRINGE
The herbs in this formula have the ability, according to historical references, to inhibit and help shrink the growth of uterine and ovarian cysts and fibroids. Contains: Stelleria Media (Chickweed), Vitex Negundo (Chaste tree berries), and Larrea Tridendata (Chapparal leaves). It should be used in conjunction with the Uterine Tonic (see below). Herbal tincture.
Item Name: CYSTEX
This formula is very effective. It is used to increase assimilation and waste. It has proven valuable in many dyspeptic conditions, allowing individuals to eventually stop taking over the counter medications for digestion. It is very useful to insure that you are getting all the benefit from what you eat. The condition called reflux is often improved dramatically. It is one of our most important formulas. Contains: Alnus Serrulata (Tag Alder), Iris Virginiana (Blue Flag), and Prunus Virginiana (Wild Cherry). Herbal tincture.
Item Name: DIGESTIVE TONIC
This formula helps to remove fluid buildup, especially due to renal malfunction. Should be used with Mistletoe if the heart is implicated. Contains: Oxydendron Arboreum (Sourwood), Mistletoe (Viscum album) Equisetum Arvense (Horsetail grass), and Sambuncus Candadensis (Elder bark). Herbal tincture.
Item Name: EDEMA
These herbs are all noted for increasing circulation in different ways. This combination is good for cholesterol issues. The Ginkgo needs very little advertisement as it is pictured in every add for increasing circulation to the brain. We harvest our own Ginkgo leaves in the Fall when they are most mature and perfect for harvesting. The Hawthorn berries are harvested on the river in boats at their peak and we grow our own cayenne. Contains: Ginkgo Biloba (Ginkgo leaves), Crataegus (Hawthorn berries) and Capsicum (Cayenne fruit). AVAILABLE WITHOUT CAYENNE just leave a note letting us know you don’t want the cayenne.
Item Name: GINKGO+
The following herbs were historically used to both prevent and remove kidney stones. Both are very valuable in many kidney disorders, mainly indicated by vesical irritation. Whereas the kidney formula is a good adjunct to this formula, in burning painful urination and gravel these herbs are historically praised. Contains: Eryngium Yuccafolium (Button Snake Root), Eupatorium Purpureum (Gravel Root), and hydrangea aborescens (Hydrangea). Herbal tincture.
Item Name: GRAVEL FORMULA
This is a simple formula that has been proven very successful. it is based on two herbs which are both noted for growing hair. According to the famous herbal book King’s American Dispensatory, Polimnia uvedalia (Bearsfoot) is the best hair tonic in the entire herbal kingdom. it was used in barber shops mixed with rum for this purpose in the last century. This herb has many uses such as correcting conditions related to the spleen, anemia and arthritis. In regards to growing hair it is a solid performer. Not that one wakes up with a mop but each day new hair growth occurs and gradually the results are permanent. The other herbs in this formula are Salvia officinale (Sage) and Equisetum arvense (Horsetail Grass). Horsetail is famous for containing organic Silica which aids in bone and hair growth. This formula would also help o grow nails. The dosage is 30 to 45 drops three times a day but may be increased for quicker results. It is perfectly safe in all regards and may also be applied externally. Herbal tincture.
Item Name: HAIR TONIC
The herbs in this formula were historically used to both prevent and to be curative in many disorders of the heart and circulatory system. Each herb has its independent action, such as oats helps to strengthen the heart muscle and hawthorn cleans the arteries and feeds the heart. They will be indicated by heart disorders as well as high blood pressure, arteriosclerosis, irregular heart beat, etc. Cactus is a good adjunct to this formula. Contains: Crataegus (Hawthorn berries), Lycopus Virginicus (Bugleweed), Prunus Serotina (Wild Cherry), Avena Sattiva (Oats). Herbal tincture.
Item Name: HEART TONIC
Each of these herbs are traditionally used to ward off immune deficiency disorders by stimulating the immune system. Privet and Boneset are famous in Chinese medicine. Vervain is known as simpler’s joy because it defeats so many disorders. It can be taken 30 to 45 drops one-three times daily as a preventative and taken every 2 hours in tablespoon doses during acute disorders such as colds and flu. Contains Lugustrum vulgare (Privet), Verbena hastata (Blue Vervain), Sambucus canadensis (Elder Flower) and Eupatorium perfoliatum (Boneset).
Item name: Immunex
A diuretic is used to increase the flow of urine. This would be helpful to help flush the urinary tract and to remove accumulated waste, particularly if one is cleansing. Simultaneously these herbs help to improve the condition of kidney and urinary tract functions. Contains: Yarrow (Achillea millefolium), Button Snake Root (Eryngium yuccafolium) Hydangea (Hydrangea aborescens), Equisteum Arvense (Horsetail grass), Eupatorium Purpureum (Gravel Root), and Oxydendron Arboreum (Sourwood). Herbal tincture.
Item Name: KIDNEY TONIC
This formula is very effective for hepatic torpor. It can be of assistance in a large variety of liver disorders including jaundice, sluggish liver, hepatitis, cirrohisis, etc. It has proven to be very effective. I like to combine it with the Ayurvedic tablet called Liv.52. The Liver tonic also helps to remove gall stones and prevent their formation. Contains: Chionanthus virginicus (Fringe Tree root bark), Iris Virginica (Blue Flag), and Pitcher Plant (Sarracenia flava). Herbal tincture.
Item Name: LIVER TONIC
These herbs are very much noted for their use in lung disorders. They should be used in both chronic and acute lung disorders. If one has serious conditions such as emphysema, asthma, ect. this formula will prove helpful by taking tablespoon doses every few hours. Contains: Eupatorium Perfolatum (Boneset flowering tops), Lycopus Virginicus (Bugleweed), Prunus Serotina (Wild Cherry), Verbascum Thaspus (Mullein leaf), Drosera rotundifolia (Sundew), Erechtites hieracifolia (Fireweed), Saururus cernuus (Lizards Tail) and Eryngium yuccafolium (Button snakeroot). Herbal tincture.
Item Name: LUNG TONIC
These herbs were recommended by the late Dr. Cook in his Physio-Medical Dispensatory to ease the severity of menstrual disorders and also to remove obstructions. It has been gratefully received by those who have used it. It combines well with the Uterine tonic to help correct the underlying cause of menstrual disorders. If the menses is too profuse or long standing the Styptic formula should be used with the Menstrual Ease to help correct this problem. Contains: Senecio Glabellus (Groundsel), Lireodendron Tulipfera (Tulip Poplar), Salix Nigra (Willow blossoms), Mitchella Repens (Squaw Vine), and Liatris Spicata (Gatfeather). Herbal Tincture.
Item Name: MENSTRUAL EASE