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For centuries, people have known of the power of herbs and other botanicals for treating a wide variety of health ailments and conditions. As part of their natural metabolic activities, herbs synthesize many kinds of complex chemical compounds. Many relate to the plant's energy production. Others are toxins that are created to protect the plant from animals or parasites. Quite a few of these compounds, when consumed, can have a beneficial effect.

Herbal supplements typically are used for specific ailments and concerns. There are herbs that are believed to support the immune system, and others that are used to purify and detoxify the body and its vital organs. Some support the brain and neurologic function, while others increase energy, support sexual health, speed up metabolism and improve mood. For example, ginkgo biloba, a Chinese herb, contains flavone glycosides, which is a unique substance that is thought to reverse age related mental decline. Here is a partial listing of the herbal supplements you'll find here at All Star Health and the conditions and situations they have been traditionally used for.* You'll find a wide variety of herbal supplements, including vegan supplements, at affordable prices.

  • Echinacea and Goldenseal Root – boosts immune system function, to prevent and reduce the duration of the common cold and flu
  • Astragalus, Olive Leaf, Oregano Oil and various mushroom extracts – immune function enhancement
  • Milk Thistle, Pygeum Africanum – cleanses and regenerates the liver
  • Saw Palmetto – nourishes and supports proper prostate function
  • Senna Leaf, Cascara Sagrada – supports colon and digestive health; promotes regularity
  • Ginkgo Biloba – counteracts age-related mental decline
  • Periwinkle – may improve cognitive performance and relieve short-term memory loss due to stress or aging (contains vinpocetine, which increases blood flow to the brain)
  • Green Tea Leaf, Yohimbe, Irvingia Gabonensis – speeds up metabolism for help in weight loss

* These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.