INGREDIENTS - Weight Loss Formula
- Hoodia Gordoni: Hoodia is believed to trick the brain into thinking you’ve eaten, and makes you feel full. It is accepted by sone that Hoodia has an ingredient by name P57 that reduces the appetite in turn leading to reduced calorie intake over a period of time. Emotional overeating is belied to be one of the main causes of being overweight. Hoodia is believed to remove the emotional attachment to the food.
- Gymnema Sylvestre: Gymnema Sylvestre is a plant used by some in India and parts of Asia as a natural treatment for diabetes or “sweet urine.” The herb’s active ingredient, gymnemic acid, is extracted from leaves and roots, and is believed to help lower and balance blood sugar levels. The unique shape of gymnemic acid molecules are similar to that of glucose, allowing it to fill cell receptors in the lining the intestines, thereby preventing uptake of sugar molecules. In healthy adults gymnema sylvestre is believed to help curb cravings for sweets. Though not a magic bullet, when taken with a high-carbohydrate meal or a meal high in sugar, it is believed by some to aid the body by passing through sugars and making carbohydrates available for burning, rather than turning them into fat stores.
- Garcinia Cambogia: Garcinia Cambogia is a small fruit that resembles a miniature pumpkin. It is indigenous to India and parts of Asia, and an extract from its fruit and rind is popular in many natural weight loss products. The extract is hydroxycitric acid (HCA), is believed by some to suppress appetite and enhance fat-burning.The theory behind Garcinia Cambogia is that HCA inhibits an enzyme called citrate lyase that helps turns excess carbohydrates into fat. By inhibiting this enzyme, it is believed the body instead boosts carbohydrate oxidation, or simply put, burns the extra carbs
- Green Tea Extract: In a study reported on in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, it was found that Green Tea extract resulted in a significant increase in energy expenditure (a measure of metabolism), plus also had a significant effect on fat oxidation. In a study performed at Birmingham (UK) University, it was shown that average fat oxidation rates were 17% higher after ingestion of Green Tea extract than after ingestion of a placebo. Ingestion of Green Tea extract is believed to not only increase fat oxidation during moderately intensive exercise but also improve insulin sensitivity and glucose tolerance in healthy people.
- Boerhavia Diffusa: It is used by some, in Brazilian herbal medicine to stimulate the emptying of the gallbladder, as a diuretic, expectorant and laxative and to help the body’s metabolism to burn fat and calories at a higher rate. In Ayurvedic herbal medicine systems in India, the roots are employed by some, as a diuretic, digestive aid, laxative, and menstrual promoter and to treat internal inflammation of many kinds.
- Aloe Vera Leaf: Aloe Vera juice is a liquid that is created using the juice obtained from the leaves of the Aloe Vera plant. The juice is often found in health food stores and herb shops and can be used both internally and externally. Because Aloe Vera juice is believed to contain several of the B vitamins, Vitamin C and several important minerals, it provides a broad range of health benefits.One of the most common reasons to drink Aloe Vera juice is to help minimize the effects of digestion problems. Because it is believed to help remove toxins from the digestive tract, drinking a couple of eight ounce servings each day can help ease stomach cramps. The juices of the Aloe Vera plant may also help to clear the intestines of bacteria and other irritants that may trigger a sour stomach and conditions such as constipation and diarrhea.
- Gugulipid: Gugulipid, or Guggul, is a natural substance derived from the Mukul Myrrh tree. It is believed and used by some for its cholesterol- and lipid-lowering effects, but a fraction of the oleoresin has anti-inflammatory effects. This extract has been used by some in Aryuvedic medicine to treat obesity and arthritis. Recently, some herbalists have begun to recommend Gugulipid not only for these conditions, but also to lower low density lipoprotein (LDL) forms of cholesterol and raise high density lipoprotein (HDL) levels.
- Curcuma Longa: It is believed by some, this product has strong anti-oxidant and anti-inflammatory characteristics. Turmeric is a spice made from grinding the roots of the Curcuma Longa plant, also called Curcumin. Recently Turmeric is gaining a lot of attention for its potential medicinal properties. Traditionally it has been considered a good digestive aid, and some cultures use turmeric as a dietary supplement for this reason.
- Crateva Nurvala: Some Ayurvedic practitioners believe this is an internal purifier that helps preserve homeostasis and balance. This herb has a lengthy history of use as the herb of choice to sustain healthy urinary tract and bladder function. The tree that is the source of Crateva Nurvala is often found growing along the banks of rivers in the sub-Himalayan regions of India. The stem bark is the part believed to benefit urinary health.
- Terminalia Chebula: Its fruit is believed to be mild laxative, tonic, adaptogen, hepatoprotective, febrifuge, antispasmodic, expectorant, anti-asthmatic and antiviral. It is also believed that Terminalia may help eliminate waste from the body. This fruit extract is believed to be a rich source of tannins, amino acids, fructose, Succinic Acid and Beta Sitosterol. Haritaki hat help remove toxins and fats from the body. Its digestive and nervine properties have been used by some to treat acute and chronic constipation, nervousness, anxiety, high blood pressure, and feelings of physical heaviness.
- Reishi Mushroom: Believed to be an immunostimulant, it is recommended by some to people with AIDS, leaky gut syndrome, Epstein-Barr, chronic bronchitis, and other infectious viruses. It is also used by some as an aid to sleep, as a diuretic, as a laxative; and to lower cholesterol.
- Seman Pruni: Seman Pruni is believed to promote urination and reduce edema. It is also believed to moisten the intestines; hence, it is useful in those cases when there is constipation associated with the aforementioned conditions.
- Cassia Senna: Senna, or Cassia, is an herb that has been used as a laxative by some. This herb is also known as India Senna, Tinnevelly Senna, Cassia Senna, Khartoum Senna, and Alexandrian Senna. The leaves and pods of the plant are used for people suffering from constipation.
INGREDIENTS - Cleansing Formula
- Psyllium Seed: Psyllium seed husks are indigestible in human beings & are often used as a source of dietary fiber. They are used to relieve constipation, irritable bowel syndrome, diverticular disease, and diarrhea. They are also used as a regular dietary supplement to improve & maintain regular GI transit. The inert bulk of the husks is believed to help provide a constant volume of solid material irrespective of other aspects of the diet or any disease condition of the gut.
- Rhubarb Root: Rhubarb is used as a strong laxative. The roots and stems are believed to be rich in anthraquinones, such as emodin and rhein. These substances are cathartic and laxative, which explains the sporadic use of rhubarb as a slimming agent.
- Cascara Sagrada: The dried, aged bark of this tree has been used by both native and immigrant Americans as a laxative natural medicine, commercially called “Cascara Sagrada”, but old timers call it “chitticum bark”. The laxative action is due to the Cascara glycosides(cascarosides A,B,C & D).
- Aloe Vera Leaf: Aloe Vera juice is a liquid that is created using the juice obtained from the leaves of the Aloe Vera plant. The juice is often found in health food stores and herb shops and can be used both internally and externally. Because Aloe Vera juice contains several of the B vitamins, Vitamin C and several important minerals, it provides a broad range of health benefits.One of the most common reasons to drink Aloe Vera juice is to minimize the effects of digestion problems. Because it is believed to help to remove toxins from the digestive tract. Drinking a couple of eight ounce servings each day may help ease stomach cramps. The juices of the Aloe Vera plant may also help to clear the intestines of bacteria and other irritants that may trigger a sour stomach and conditions such as constipation and diarrhea.
- Flax Seed: Flax is believed to lessen the severity of diabetes by stabilizing blood-sugar levels. There is some support for the use of flax seed as a laxative due to its dietary fiber content.
- Senna Leaf Extract: Sennas are believed to act as purgatives and are similar to aloe and rhubarb in having as active ingredients anthraquinone derivatives and their glucosides. The latter are called sennosides or senna glycosides. Senna alexandrina is used in modern medicine as a laxative; acting on the lower bowel. It is believed to be especially useful in alleviating constipation and increasing the peristaltic movements of the colon by irritating the colonic mucosa.
- Slippery Elm Bark: Both Slippery Elm gruel and tea are believed to soothe the digestive tract, especially the GI tracts of those with irritable bowel syndrome or gastritis .
- Barberry Root: Barberry Root is considered by many to be an excellent herb for correcting liver function and promoting bile flow. It is used in debilitating conditions marked by poor digestive function and a history of dietary or alcohol abuse, or excessive exposure to drugs, chemicals or industrial pollutants.
- Goldenseal: Herbalists today recommend goldenseal for gastritis, colitis, duodenal ulcers, loss of appetite and liver disease. They discuss the astringent effect it has on mucous membranes of the upper respiratory tract, the gastrointestinal tract, the bladder, and rectum (applied topically) and the skin.
- Cranberry Fruit: Cranberries are a source of polyphenol antioxidants, phytochemicals; under active research for possible benefits to the cardiovascular system, immune system and as anti-cancer agents. Cranberry juice components are also believed to show efficacy against formation of kidney stones. There is a belief of potential benefit of cranberry juice consumption against bacterial infections in the urinary system.
- Yellow Dock Root: Traditionally, Yellow Dock Root is regarded as a blood purifier and is used primarily to cleanse toxins from the body. It is also believed to help stimulate a bowel movement within a few hours after ingestion and to help remove lingering waste from your intestinal tract. Efficient elimination can help prevent toxins from getting into your liver, gallbladder, and bloodstream and this decreases the workload on these systems.
- Burdock Root: Burdock root is believed to help purify the blood by removing toxins that can build up in blood as well as help remove toxins from kidneys, liver and colon. It is also considered to have many nutrients like iron, inulin (a carbohydrate), and beneficial oils. Furthermore, by some it is used as a gentle laxative to help eradicate uric acid. Some of the active ingredients of burdock are polyacetylenes, which are believed to be effective antibacterials and antifungals.
- Red Clover Extract: Red clover’s constituents are believed to stimulate the immune system. Red clover, at times, has also been used to treat coughs and respiratory system congestion, because it also contains resin. Red clover is also believed to contain the blood-thinning substance coumarin to “purify” the blood by acting as a diuretic (helping the body get rid of excess fluid).
- Milk Thistle: Milk Thistle is believed to have protective effects on the liver and to greatly improve its function. It is typically used by some to treat liver cirrhosis, chronic hepatitis (liver inflammation), toxin-induced liver damage and gallbladder disorders.