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D Vitamin (Cholecalciferol)
Vitamin D, otherwise known as the sunshine vitamin, is significant in normal body growth and development. Vitamin D, a fat soluble vitamin that has properties of both a vitamin and a hormone, is required for the absorption and utilization of calcium and phosphorus. Vitamin D is a relatively recent discovery. In 1920, a scientist named Sir Edward Mellanby found that dogs raised exclusively indoors on a limited diet developed the bone disease called rickets. Vitamin D aids with the absorption of calcium, regulates and boosts resistance to infections, prevents rickets and has additional benefits for pregnant or breastfeeding women. Vitamin D is essential for the formation of teeth and bones and may aid aging symptoms.

Damiana
Damiana leaf is most commonly used as a female aphrodisiac and an impotence aid. Other uses of Damiana include:
1) Increasing Libido - Damiana leaf has been shown to increase circulation and sensitivity in the penis and clitoris, as well as stimulate sexual desire.
2) Strengthening Nervous System - Damiana is thought to help with hormone balancing due to its testosterone-like effects.
3) Alleviating Menopause Symptoms - Damiana leaf has been used to treat the various conditions that arise from the onset of menopause in women.

Dandelion
Traditionally, dandelion has been used to cure breast illnesses, bloating, disorders of the gastrointestinal system, aching joints, and skin conditions. The leaves have large amounts of numerous vitamins, including A, C, D, and B-complexes, as well as minerals like iron, magnesium, zinc potassium, manganese, copper, choline, calcium, boron, and silicon. The leaves of the plant are very rich in vitamins, including A, C, D, and B-complex. They also have high levels of minerals like iron, magnesium, zinc potassium, manganese, copper, choline, calcium, boron, and silicon. The most active ingredient in dandelions, eudesmanolide and germacranolide, are found only in dandelions. The leaves of the plant are very nutrient-rich, and so they make good supplements for women who are pregnant or elderly women. Dandelion can also be used as a gentle diuretic and can decrease serum cholesterol in some people. The root can be an appetite stimulant and it can treat some digestive disorders. Today, many herbal doctors use dandelion to purify the liver and gallbladder of toxins. Research indicates that dandelions can treat pneumonia, bronchitis, and other respiratory disorders. Dandelion can improve general health, and is beneficial to the kidneys, pancreas, spleen, stomach, and other organs. Dandelion is also recommended for the treatment of tinnitus, tonsillitis, osteoporosis, abscesses, anemia, boils, mammary tumors, cirrhosis, water retention, hepatitis, jaundice, rheumatism, and warts. Dandelion may also be effective in eliminating or averting age spots.

Deglycyrrhizinated Licorice (DGL)

Dong Quai
Dong Quai is commonly used in conjunction with other herbs as a remedy for disorders of the menstrual cycle, like cessation of menstruation, pain that accompanies menstruation (also called dysmenorrhea), and bleeding from the uterus. Traditional Chinese healers do not use it, however, to treat menopausal symptoms. Chinese herbalists recommend it for both males and females to treat cardiovascular disorders like high blood pressure or circulatory problems. Dong Quai has been known to increase activity of the central nervous system, which gives increased strength and energy and soothes headaches which can accompany problems with menstruation. It is also beneficial to the reproductive organs, and is used to treat endometriosis, or internal bleeding or bruising. It can sometimes treat problems associated with menopause like hot flashes or vaginal dehydration. It is also used to purify the bloodstream of toxins, stimulate circulation, and is very beneficial to the blood in both men and women. Dong Quai is very rich in iron and so it is used to treat or prevent anemia. Research indicates it is also effective in evening out blood sugar amounts and reducing blood pressure. Dong Quai can also be used as a mind sedative as it soothes nerves and helps people relax. It can also be used to help the uterus during birth. Other uses of Dong Quai include treating insomnia, constipation, and migraines.

Dulse