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Lemon balm is uniquely harmonizing in its effect on the human body. It can be used to calm anxiety, improve cognitive function, and be uplifting from depression (1,2). Its stress-relieving qualities have made it useful in treating hypertension, sleeplessness, nervous stomach (1), calming colicky infants (3), reducing agitation in Alzheimer’s patients (4), and improving mood disorders (1). In addition, Lemon Balm has been shown to have a high degree of antibacterial activity against gram-positive bacterial strains (5), as well as imparting antiviral action, especially in reducing the onset and severity of both genital and oral herpes outbreaks (6).
Research with St. John’s Wort has shown it to be at least as effective as many of the standard treatments for mild to moderate depression, with fewer side effects (7,8,9,10). It may be helpful in relieving symptoms of premenstrual syndrome, menopause, seasonal and other affective disorders (9,10,11,12), and in treating alcoholism (13). St John’s Wort also displays antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties (14).
Biscuitroot is another Pacific Northwest native plant that was used by local Indian tribes for a variety of ailments, particularly respiratory tract disorders such as coughs, asthma, bronchitis, influenza, allergies, etc. Some reports attribute use of this herb in preventing fatalities among the Washoe Indians during the Spanish flu epidemic of 1918 (30).
Ginkgo biloba is most well known for its ability to enhance bloodflow, cognitive ability and memory (31,32,33). It contains two important classes of antioxidants; flavonoids and terpenoids. Flavonoids have anti-allergic, antiviral, antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory properties. The terpenoids in Ginkgo improve blood flow by relaxing blood vessels and reducing the stickiness of platelets, and may be helpful for patients with circulatory problems such as Raynauds Phenomenon (34,35).
The well-known culinary herb, Cilantro, contributes to the support of the immune system with dual antibacterial and antioxidant properties (39,40,41,42). Cilantro has also been shown to demonstrate antihyperglycaemic and insulin-like activity in diabetic mice (43), which contributes to the anti-diabetic action in Viressence.