KAVA KAVA (Piper methysticum)
Useful for nervousness, anxiety, insomnia, stress. Helpful for urinary tract infections, chronic cystitis. Diuretic. Mild pain relief. Polynesian herb used in ceremonial settings. Active constituent is kavalactones.
Key Uses: stress, insomnia.
Caution: Avoid during pregnancy or lactation. Avoid when depressed or drinking alcohol. Do not take with prescription medications.
KELP (Fucus versiculosus)
Nutritious. Contains high amounts of trace minerals. Contains large amounts of iodine. Possess antioxidant, anti-carcinogenic, and anti-toxic properties. Used to prevent breast cancer in Japan. Helps clear fibrocystic breast disease. Nourishes thyroid. Source of nondigestible fiber. Reduces cholesterol levels through inhibition of bile acid absorption. Enhances immune system. Promotes glandular health. Weight loss aid. Can bind radioactive strontium, barium, cadmium and zinc in the gastrointestinal tract. Promotes glandular health. Aids bodys metabolism. Contains nearly 30 minerals.
Key Uses: adrenal glands, arteries, colitis, complexion, eczema, goiter, thyroid gland, obesity, pituitary gland.