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It should not be misunderstood to mean, imply or indicate that the products described here will cure anything, as no such claims are made. These herbal suggestions are not offered as a cure, but rather as an aid to the body in returning to itís normal functions. There is no guarantee of any kind made for the performance or effectiveness of the preparations or methods mentioned. The human body is very complex. While each person is similar in general structure and function, each is also uniquely different, responding differently to similar herbs and medications. What may help one person in a certain circumstance or condition, may not help another. Each condition is unique unto itself.

Consult your doctor about your health conditions and use of herbal supplements. Herbs may be harmful if taken for or under the wrong conditions, used in excessive amounts, combined with prescription drugs or alcohol. Just because an herbal remedy is natural, does not guaranty that it is safe. There are herbs that are hazardous or that may interfere with medications. In the event the reader of this volume uses the information without the approval of a health care provider, he/she is prescribing for himself/herself and assuming full responsibility for it. This is his/her right to do so, but Merkaba assumes no responsibility for his/her actions.

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Abortifacient (induces abortion): Fennel, Juniper Berries*,

Abscesses: Blue Violet, Chamomile,

Acne: Blue Violet, Chamomile, Calendula, Dandelion*, Echinacea,

Adaptive: Ashwagandha*, Ginseng, Holy Basil, Rhodiola, Schisandra Berries,

Adrenal System: Licorice Root*, Rhodiola,

Aerophagia (swallowing air): Fennel,

Alertness: Cornsilk*,

Allergies: Eyebright, Fenugreek, Nettle Leaf*, Pau DíArco*, Rooibos,

Altitude Sickness: Rhodiola,

Alzheimer's: Coriander, Ginko*,

Amenorrhea (absence of menstruation): Fennel,

Amnesia: Calamus, Moringa*,

Anesthetic: Clove Buds, Kava Kava*,

Angina (arterial blockage): Yohimbe*,

Antibiotic: Burdock, Dong Quai, Heal All, Hibiscus, Lemon Balm, Moringa*, Nettle Leaf*, Pau

DíArco*, Tumeric,

Anti-diuretic (counteracts excessive urination): Yohimbe*,

Antihistamine: Lemon Balm, Nettle Leaf*,
Anti-inflammatory: Ashwagandha*, Calendula, Chrysanthemum, Cleavers, Coriander,
Cornflower, Dong Quai, Heal All, Licorice Root*, Linden Flower, Nettle Leaf*, Passion Flower*, Pau DíArco*,

Antimicrobial: Lemon Balm, Stevia,

Antioxidant: Heal All, Holy Basil, Honeybush, Lycii Berries*, Pau DíArco*, Rooibos, Yerba Mateí

Antiparasitic: Cinnamon, Pau DíArco*,

Antiseptic: Blue Violet, Calendula, Clove Buds, Dong Quai, Echinacea, Lemongrass*, Lemon Balm, Peppermint*, Tumeric,

Antiviral: Calendula, Echinacea, Lemon Balm, Pau DíArco*, Rooibos, Stevia,

Anxiety: Ashwagandha*, Chamomile, Gotu Kola, Kava Kava*, Oatstraw, Passion Flower*, Peppermint*, Spearmint, Valerian*,

Aphrodisiac: Anise Star, Cardamom, Chaste Tree Berry*, Damiana, Echinacea, Fennel, Fenugreek, Kava Kava*, Maca Root, Muira Puama*, Passion Flower*, Patchouli, Peppermint*, Suma Root,

Appetite: Calamus, Cornflower, Dandelion*, Hibiscus, Honeybush, Juniper Berries*, Mugwort*, Patchouli, White Oak Bark*,

Arthritis: Chrysanthemum, Moringa*, Mugwort*, Nettle Leaf*, Sassafras Root,

Asthma: Bloodroot*, Calamus, Fenugreek, Holy Basil, Licorice Root*, Lobelia*, Moringa*, Nettle Leaf*, Wild Yam Root*,

Astringent: Cleavers, Clove Buds, Comfrey, Elder Flowers, Fenugreek, Guarana*, Heal All, Linden Flower, Nettle Leaf*, Passion Flower*, Pau DíArco*, Peppermint*, Rosemary, Scullcap, Yarrow Flower*,

Atherosclerosis (hardening of arteries or blood vessels): Ginseng, Yohimbe*,

Athleteís Foot: Moringa*, Patchouli,

Awareness: Calamus, Cornsilk*,

Back Ache: Cinnamon, Fennel, Guarana*,

Bladder: Cleavers, Cornsilk*, Hibiscus, Horsetail Herb, Juniper Berries*, Rosemary, St. Johnís Wort*,

Bleeding: Horsetail Herb, Nettle Leaf*, Nettle Leaf*, Yarrow Flower*,

Blood, Cleanser/Purifier: Blue Violet, Burdock, Calendula, Chrysanthemum, Coriander, Dandelion*, Echinacea, Nettle Leaf*, St. Johnís Wort*, Sassafras Root, Tumeric,

Blood, Pressure: Fenugreek, Ginseng, Gotu Kola, Guarana*, Heal All, Hibiscus, Horny Goat Weed*, Linden Flower, Moringa*, Nettle Leaf*, Passion Flower*, Pau DíArco*, Stevia, Yarrow Flower*, Yohimbe*,

Blood Strengthening: Echinacea, Fo-ti Root, Meadowsweet*, Raspberry Leaves,

Blood, Sugar: Rhodiola, Stevia,

Blood Thinner: Pau DĎArco*,

Boils: Blue Violet, Fo-ti Root,

Bones: Horny Goat Weed*, Oatstraw,

Bowels: Arrowroot, Chamomile, Mandrake Root*, Meadowsweet*, Orange Peel, Raspberry Leaves, St. Johnís Wort*, Senna*, Slippery Elm Bark,

Breath: Anise Star, Cardamom, Clove Buds,

Bronchial: Bloodroot*, Blue Violet, Calamus, Cinnamon, Clove Buds, Elder Flowers, Eyebright, Fenugreek, Holy Basil, Horny Goat Weed*, Kava Kava*, Licorice Root*, White Oak Bark*,

Bruises: Arnica Flowers*, Cumin, Lobelia*, Peppermint*, Sassafras Root,

Burns: Calendula, Echinacea, Gotu Kola, Peppermint*,

Cancer: Astragalus, Bloodroot*, Blue Violet, Chrysanthemum, Cleavers, Echinacea, Fennel, Milk Thistle, Moringa*, Pau DíArco*, Peppermint*, Red Clover Blossoms, Rhodiola,

Canker Sore: Sage,

Cardiovascular: Ginger, Stevia,

Cataracts: Holy Basil,

Chest: Fennel, Juniper Berries*,

Chilblains (itchy purple red inflammation of the skin): White Oak Bark*,

Cholagogue (promotes discharge of bile): Mandrake Root*, Peppermint*,

Cholera: Fennel, Rose Petals, Valerian*, Wild Yam Root*,

Cholesterol: Coriander, Fo-ti Root, Ginseng, Hibiscus, Holy Basil, Milk Thistle, Rhodiola, Wild Yam Root*,

Circulation: Ashwagandha*, Ginko*, Horny Goat Weed*, Rose Hips, Yarrow Flower*,

Cirrhosis (type of liver disease): Licorice Root*,

Cold/Flu: Blue Violet, Catnip, Cinnamon, Cornflower, Echinacea, Ginger, Holy Basil, Honeybush, Licorice Root*, Linden Flower, Meadowsweet*, Nettle Leaf*, Oregano, Pau DíArco*, Peppermint*, Rhodiola, Rosemary, Safflower, Sassafras Root, Spearmint, White Oak Bark*,

Colic: Anise Star, Cardamom, Cumin, Fennel, Lemongrass*, Oregano, Passion Flower*, Peppermint*, Rosemary, Sage, Wild Yam Root*,

Congestion, Head: Blue Violet, Nettle Leaf*,

Congestion, Chest: Calamus, Fennel,

Conjunctivitis: Meadowsweet*,

Constipation: Cleavers, Dandelion*, Fo-ti Root, Goldenseal, Licorice Root*, Moringa*, Patchouli, Rose Petals, Senna*, Slippery Elm Bark, Wheat Grass,

Convulsions: Kava Kava, Lemongrass, Mandrake Root*, Nettle Leaf*, Oregano, Passion Flower*,

Cough: Anise Star, Blue Violet, Cinnamon, Comfrey, Eyebright, Fennel, Hibiscus, Lemongrass*, Linden Flower, Passion Flower*, Peppermint*, Red Clover Blossoms, Rosemary, Saw Palmetto Berry, White Oak Bark*,

Cramping: Anise Star, Calamus, Dong Quai, Fennel, Ginger, Hibiscus, Lemongrass*, Peppermint*, Wild Yam Root*,

Croup: Bloodroot*,

Cuts/Scrapes/Wounds: Cleavers, Cumin, Gotu Kola, Heal All, Horsetail Herb, Nettle Leaf*, Patchouli, Sage, Yarrow Flower*,

Cystitis: Cleavers, Cornsilk*, Hibiscus,

Dandruff: Moringa*,

Decongestant: Cardamom, Nettle Leaf*,

Dementia: Fennel, Ginko*,

Demulcent (relieves pain of inflamed tissues): Arrowroot, Comfrey, Cornsilk*, Fenugreek,

Depression: Passion Flower*, Spearmint,

Dermatitis: Patchouli, Pau DíArco*,

Depression: Lavender, Oatstraw, Passion Flower*, Rhodiola, St. Johnís Wort*,

Detoxant: Burdock, Cleavers, Eyebright, Rhodiola, Sage, Sassafras,

Diabetes: Coriander, Fenugreek, Ginseng, Holy Basil, Moringa*, Nettle Leaf*, Rhodiola, Stevia,

Diaphoretic (generates perspiration): Burdock, Catnip, Cleavers, Linden Flower, Lobelia*, Nettle Leaf*, Yarrow Flower*,

Diarrhea: Comfrey, Guarana*, Lemongrass*, Moringa*, Passion Flower*, St. Johnís Wort*, Slippery Elm Bark, White Oak Bark*, White Willow Bark,

Digestion: Anise Star, Astragalus, Calamus, Cardamom, Catnip, Cinnamon, Clove Buds, Cumin, Dandelion*, Fennel, Galangal Root, Goldenseal, Hibiscus, Lavender, Lemongrass*, Lemon Balm, Licorice Root*, Meadowsweet*, Orange Peel, Peppermint*, Sassafras Root, Tumeric, Wheat Grass, White Oak Bark*, White Willow Bark, Wormwood*, Yarrow Flower*, Yerba Mate,

Disinfectant: Passion Flower*,

Diuretic: Anise Star, Arnica Flowers*, Burdock, Cleavers, Cornsilk*, Damiana, Dandelion*, Elder Berries, Fennel, Juniper Berries, Kava Kava*, Linden Flower, Moringa*, Nettle Leaf*, Passion Flower*, Rosemary, Sassafras Root, Sassafras Root, Saw Palmetto Berry,

Dizziness: Chrysanthemum, Heal All, Stevia, Yerba Mate,

Dysentery: Comfrey, Guarana*, Passion Flower*, Pau DíArco*, St. Johnís Wort*, White Willow Bark,

Earache: Holy Basil,

Eczema: Calendula, Cleavers, Dandelion*, Eyebright, Fo-ti Root, Patchouli,

Emmenagogue (causes menstruation): Catnip, Fennel, Lemon Balm, Linden Flower,

Emetic (causes vomiting): Elder Berries,

Emphysema: Fenugreek,

Endurance: Maca Root,

Energy: Fennel, Ginseng, Maca Root, Rhodiola, Vanilla,

Enteritis (intestinal inflammation): Fennel,

Enuresis (involuntary urination): Fennel,

Epilepsy: Moringa*, Passion Flower*,

Erectile Dysfunction: Horny Goat Weed*, Muira Puama*, Rhodiola, Yohimbe*,

Expectorant: Blue Violet, Comfrey, Fennel, Fenugreek, Lobelia*, St. Johnís Wort*, Saw Palmetto Berry,

Eyes: Chamomile, Elder Flowers, Eyebright, Fennel, Horsetail Herb, Meadowsweet*,

Fatigue: Ashwagandha*, Fennel, Fo-ti Root, Guarana*, Horny Goat Weed*, Maca Root, Mugwort*, Patchouli, Sassafras Root, Yerba Mate,

Fertility: Ashwagandha*, Fo-ti Root, Gotu Kola, Maca Root,

Fever: Apple Pieces, Burdock, Calendula, Chrysanthemum, Cleavers, Galangal Root, Ginger, Guarana*, Hibiscus, Holy Basil, Lemongrass*, Linden Flower, Meadowsweet*, Nettle Leaf*, Oregano, Raspberry Leaves, Rosemary, Sage, White Oak Bark*, White Willow Bark, Wormwood*, Yarrow Flower*,

Fibromyalgia: Coriander

Flatulence: Calamus, Cardamom, Cinnamon, Clove Buds, Cumin, Fennel, Galangal Root, Lemongrass*, Peppermint*, Rosemary, Spearmint,

Flavoring / Fragrance: Anise Star, Apple Pieces, Basil Leaf, Cardamom, Chaste Tree Berry*, Cinnamon, Clove Buds, Fennel, Holy Basil, Jasmine Flowers, Lavender, Lemongrass*, Lemon Balm, Lemon Myrtle, Lemon Peel, Nutmeg, Oregano, Osmanthus, Peppermint*, Rose Petals, Safflower, Spearmint, Stevia, Yarrow Flower*,

Fungal Infections: Burdock, Calendula, Moringa*, Patchouli, Pau DíArco*, Stevia,

Gastritis: Anise Star, Calamus, Cardamom, Catnip, Cumin, Fennel, Galangal Root, Lavender, Lemon Balm, Meadowsweet*, Orange Peel, Peppermint*, Rosemary, Sassafras Root, Spearmint

Gall Bladder: Horsetail Herb, Juniper Berries*,

Germicide: Clove Buds,

Gingivitis: Chamomile, Moringa*,

Glands: Blue Violet, Cleavers, Licorice Root*,

Glycogenolytic (produces glucose): Yerba Mate,

Gonorrhea: Cornsilk*, Fennel, Juniper Berries*, Kava Kava*, Pau DíArco*,

Gout: Fenugreek, Juniper Berries*, Kava Kava*, Mugwort*,

Gums: Calendula, Chamomile

H1N1: Holy Basil, St. Johnís Wort*,

Hair: Arnica Flowers*, Chamomile, Fo-ti Root, Muira Puama*, Nettle Leaf*, Oatstraw, Rosemary, Yarrow Flower*,

Headache: Blue Violet, Chaste Tree Berry*, Chrysanthemum, Fenugreek, Feverfew*, Heal All, Holy Basil, Linden Flower, Moringa*, Oregano, Passion Flower*, Peppermint*, Wild Yam Root*, Yerba Mate,

Hearing: Rhodiola,

Heart: Cinnamon, Elder Fennel, Flowers, Guarana*, Holy Basil, Horny Goat Weed*, Kava Kava*, Moringa*, Passion Flower, Pau DíArco*, Rhodiola, Rose Hips, Rosemary, Stevia, Yerba Mate,

Heart Palpitations: Calamus, Rhodiola,

Heartburn: Meadowsweet*, Peppermint*,

Heat Stroke: Fo-ti Root, Guarana*,

Heavy Metals: Wheat Grass,

Hemoptysis (coughing up blood): St. Johnís Wort*,

Hemorrhage: Horsetail Herb, St. Johnís Wort*,

Hemorrhoids: Heal All, Nutmeg, Slippery Elm Bark, White Oak Bark*,

Hepatitis: Cleavers, Holy Basil, Licorice Root*,

Hernia: Fennel,

Herpes: Licorice Root*,

HIV: Astragalus, Horny Goat Weed*,

Hormonal Balance: Chaste Tree Berry*, Maca Root, Wild Yam Root*,

Hiccups: Wild Yam Root*,

Hot Flashes: Red Clover Blossoms, Wild Yam Root*,

Hydrophobia: Scullcap,

Hyperacidity: Meadowsweet*,

Hypoglycemia: Stevia,
Disclaimer: These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

Caution: Consult your health care professional prior to use if you are pregnant, nursing, take any medication or have a medical condition.
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