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Absorbic Acid (Vitamin C)
Vitamin C also known as, ascorbic acid, L-ascorbic acid, dehydroascorbic acid, the antiscorbutic vitamin, L-xyloascorbic acid and L-threo-hex-2-uronic acidy-lactone, is a much talked about vitamin, with people claiming it as a cure-all for may diseases and problems - from cancer to the common cold. Vitamin C is the most widely taken supplement in North America. And with good reason. It is responsible for the formation, maintenance, and repair of collagen, the substance that forms the foundation of skin, ligaments, cartilage, vertebral discs, joint linings, capillary walls, and the bones and teeth. Also, it is required for utilizing carbohydrates and synthesizing fats and proteins. Activates growth and repair in tissues, boosts immune system, antioxidant, all organs and glands, connective tissues. Vitamin C promotes healing in every situation of ill health, can lower beneficial cholesterol and triglyceride level and may reduce cholesterol. Vitamin C also asists in the synthesis of collagen for healthy skin and mucous membranes. There are claims that Vitamin C will help with the relief of herpes infections of eyes and genitals and may retard aging.

Acai

African Mango
African mango is a mango-like fruit form the Irvingia Gabonesis tree native to West Africa. Studies indicate that African mango can assist with lowering cholesterol levels and more notably it helps promote weight loss. Extracts from African mango accelerate the metabolism naturally and helps to release and burn stored fat. African mango also helps to regulate leptin levels. When leptin levels are elevated and regulated, cravings are diminished. African mango also promotes slower digestion helping you to stay full longer.

Agave Syrup

Alfalfa (Medicago Sativa)
First discovered by the Arabs, who dubbed this valuable plant the "father of all foods" the leaves of the alfalfa plant are rich in minerals and nutrients, including calcium, magnesium, potassium, and beta carotene (useful against both heart disease and cancer). Alfalfa is also recommended for upset stomaches, as a laxitive, a natural diuretic, for urinary tract infections, a remedy for arthritis, an excellent appetite stimulant and an overall tonic.

Almond Butter

Aloe Vera Juice
Aloe vera is grown in the southwestern region of the United States and Mexico, but is native to Africa. A member of the lily family, the juice or gel from the outer layer of the leaves contains the powerful healing compounds. Ancient cultures used aloe to treat hair loss, skin irritations and wounds.
1) Treating Wounds & Burns - Commonly used in many lotions and salves, aloe vera contains powerful compunds that reduce inflammation and swelling. Aloe vera also reduces redness and soothes burning.
2) Fighting Infection - In addition to its soothing and healing properties, aloe vera has been shown to fight bacteria and fungi that may attack a wound. Aloe vera also has immune boosting properties.
3) Alleviating Skin Problems - Aloe vera juice heals the skin and reduces redness and itching. Aloe vera is great for chronic skin problems such as eczema and psoriasis.

Alpha Lipoic Acid

American Ginseng
Also known as the wild American ginseng root, the extract has the ability to help the body adapt to stress, improve performance, increase energy and facilitate recuperation from illness.

Apple Cider Vinegar

Apple Pectin Concentrate

Arnica

Artichoke Extract

Ashwagandha
Ashwagandha has been used by Native Americans and Africans to treat inflammation, fevers, and to protect against infection or illness. It has also been used to boost the immune system, improve memory, and to promote overall wellness. Ashwagandha is very effective in reducing inflammation, treating tumors, decreasing stress, increasing mental activity, invigorating the body, and as an antioxidant. Research has shown that many of the elements of ashwagandha are antioxidants. The researchers looked at the effects these elements and found that ashwagandha led to larger amounts of three different natural antioxidants: superoxide dismutase, catalase and glutathione peroxidase.

Astragalus
Astragalus is used in traditional Chinese medicine for night sweats, diarrhea and for energy tonics that are taken daily at certain times of the year. Astragalus is also used for:
1)Immune Function -One of the key uses for astragalus is to improve immune function. Although more evidence is needed, one of the ways astragalus is thought to work is by increasing the production of immune cells. It may also have mild antiviral activity and help with the prevention of colds. There's little evidence from human studies, however, on the effectiveness of astragalus as an antiviral.
2)Heart Disease - Astragalus is also used for various heart conditions. It may have a diuretic effect which would lower blood pressure and it may cause blood vessels to relax. It hasn't been explored in human studies, so it shouldn't be used as a replacement for conventional care.

Avena Sativa (Oat Straw)
Avena Sativa,known as Oat straw herbal, has been shown to have many health benefits, including libido enhancement, detoxification and energy boosting, among others. Avena sativa has many medicinal purposes, and has been shown to be a nutritive and tonic for the nervous system, thus reducing stress, exhaustion and nervousness. Oat straw herbal can also improve mental function, concentration, as well as sharpen focus. Another oat straw benefit is helping with alcohol, cigarette and drug detoxification. Avena sativa provides a "boost" that invigorates and provides a natural substitute for drugs and alcohol. One of the most popular applications for oat straw however is in sexual enhancement supplements, as it has aphrodisiac-like effects on the body. Avena sativa can enhance libido by reducing stress and easing the mind, much like ginkgo and damiana.