Our Designed Clinical Nutrition Program helps restores the wellness of your body with specific whole food supplements which allow your body to repair itself with the phytonutrients. Not only do phytonutrients award benefit to the plants but they also provide benefits to those who enjoy plant food.
That's because they have health-promoting properties including antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and liver-health-promoting activities. We also carry a complete line of vitamins and minerals that foods possess in a way that nature intended, in a whole food form. At Asheboro Nutrition & Bodywork one of our brands is Standard Process/Medi-Herb system that assures quality and purity in its products.
Our herbs and nutrients are a part of your whole system puzzle for optimal health.
Health Benefits Of Herbs
Given below are some general benefits of herbs. This is just an indicative list.
Strengthen the Immune System: Herbs are rich in many essential oils antioxidants, phytosterols, vitamins, and other nutrient substances that equip your body to fight against toxins and germs, as well as boosting the immune system. In fact, you can call herbs ‘medicines’ in small dosages. Some of these immune-boosting herbs are elderberry, garlic, and ginger, onion hibiscus, cinnamon, and goldenseal.
Anti-Inflammatory Properties: The essential oils present in some herbs, like ginger root, have excellent anti-inflammatory properties. Some herbs inhibit the enzyme cycloxygenase (COX), which facilitates inflammatory reactions in your body. This is the reason why herbs are excellent natural remedies for inflammatory health issues such as osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, and inflammatory bowel ailments like ulcerative colitis.
Reduce Blood Sugar Levels and Cholesterol: Some herbs have positive effects on the pancreas, thereby balancing blood sugar levels. Herbs have reportedly controlled many cases of Type I or Type II diabetes. For instance Cayenne pepper extracts are said to be good blood sugar-stabilizing herbs. Herbs like psyllium, fenugreek and licorice can result in a noteworthy reduction of cholesterol and in blood pressure levels, thereby preventing various coronary ailments.
Today many caregivers realize functional medicine is part of the whole person as far as treatment and care. You may need traditional medicine but we can help you balance out the rest.