Schizandra (We wei zi in Chinese medicine) is used in hundreds of classical Chinese herbal formulas. Main schizandra uses and indications include nocturnal emission, enuresis, frequent urination, chronic cough, deficiency-type asthma, spontaneous sweating, night sweats, thirst due to fluid loss, chronic diarrhea, shortness of breath accompanied with feeble pulse, diabetes caused by internal hea...
Synthroid is the most popular brand of synthetic T4 prescribed for hypothyroidism.
T4 (thyroxine) brand names include: Synthroid
Estradiol is the most powerful estrogen and the one most commonly prescribed in the treatment of menopausal symptoms including hot flashes, and also as a topical for the treatment of vaginal dryness and atrophy. This IC should never be used by women with an ER+ (estrogen-positive) cancer of any type.
Oxycodone is the most widely prescribed opiate pain reliever in the world. It is used in the treatment of both acute and chronic pain, including back pain, joint pain, post-surgical pain, dental pain, cancer-related pain, and many other painful conditions.
Venlafaxine is one of the most widely prescribed anti-depressants on the market. It is in the class of selective serotonin and norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors. In addition to use in the treatment of depression, it is widely used "off-label" in the treatment of diabetic neuropathy, migraine headaches, and menopausal hot flashes.
Venlafaxine brand names include: Effexor
Urea is most commonly recognized as the nitrogen-carrying compound generated in the liver through the metabolism of amino acids. Medically, urea is typically used in a compounding pharmacy in topical formulations to soften skin and nails. It has also been used internally in the treatment of cancer, specifically cancers the either originate in or have metastasized to the liver. When used in this...
Golden berries, also known as Inca berries, are small yellowish berries that originated in South America. These berries are considered to be a superfood that are packed with antioxidants and lots of nutrients including vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin B1, vitamin B6, iron, and vitamin K. The health benefits associated with golden berries include reduce inflammation, boost the immune system, detoxi...
The mulberry is a superfood rich in vitamin C, fiber, calcium, potassium, vitamin K, phosphorous, and various antioxidants. The health benefits of mulberries include improve digestion, protect liver health, lower cholesterol levels, improve blood circulation, lower blood pressure, reduce the risk of heart disease, boost immune system function, protect the health of eyes, improve metabolism of b...
Fenugreek, also known as Methi, is an herb that is loaded with vitamins and minerals and has been used for thousands of years in alternative and Chinese medicine. Health benefits associated with fenugreek leaves include help treat digestive problems (e.g. loss of appetite, upset stomach, constipation, indigestion and flatulence, gastritis), lower cholesterol and blood pressure levels, help stim...
Brain-derived proteolytic peptide (from porcine) is used to stimulate neurotrophic regulation in the central nervous system. It may be used to treat ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke, traumatic brain injuries, different forms of dementia (vascular dementia, Alzheimer’s disease), cognitive disorders and for the prevention of cognitive decline after brain injuries.
Curcumin Plus contains curcumin in a form that is easier to absorb and may be used to help reduce pain, improve joint mobility, reduce inflammation, improve digestion, boost immune system function, and support brain health.
Herpes Zoster-Nosode is a homeopathic remedy used to treat early stages of herpes zoster (i.e. about 10-14 days after the start of the illness). It may also be used for postherpetic neuralgia as well as for other diseases similar to herpes or zoster.