Nature’s Sunshine’s Chinese herbal combinations are based on 5000 years of Chinese herbal tradition. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), which includes the use of herbal medicine, continues to provide primary healthcare throughout Asia even in these modern times.
Methyl B-12 Plus
Liquid Methyl B-12 Plus is a highly absorbable vitamin B12 supplement with the addition of vitamins B3, B6, B2 and B1 as cofactors. Methyl B-12 is the bioavailable, pre-activated form of vitamin B12, and therefore is well-absorbed and efficiently utilized by the body.
St. John's Wort
St. John's Wort with Passion Flower combines two classic herbs which are used in herbal medicine to relieve the symptom of depression, nervous stress and debility.
Passionflower is well known for its support to the nervous system. In traditional herbal medicine, passion flower is widely recommended for its gentle tranquilizing sedative properties when one cannot find rest due to mental stress. It is one of nature's best sedatives, ideal for adults and adolescents.
Used in Herbal Medicine as a tonic to help relieve general debility and/or to aid during convalescence as well as a sleep aid. Contains traditional adaptogenic herbs eleuthero and ashwaganda which help support the nervous system in times of stress.
Focus ATN helps to enhance cognitive function in adults with herbal extracts, amino acid, and antioxidants to support and enhance brain function and protect from free radical damage.
Melatonin is the sleep hormone secreted by the pineal gland in response to the circadian rhythm of the light-dark cycle of night and day. Melatonin basically tells the body it’s time to sleep. NSP Melatonin Extra is derived from nonbovine sources of melatonin hormone and combined with selected herbs and nutrients that offer additional support.
Components of lecithin protect cells from oxidation and largely comprise the protective sheaths surrounding the nerves in the brain and nervous system. It is needed by every cell in the body and is a key building block of cell membranes, helping them to maintain flexibility. It is also a fat emulsifier and plays an important role in fat digestion and circulatory health. Helps to support liver function.
STR-J is an all-herbal traditional stress formula containing two classic, and best-known, stress/tranquilizing herbs: chamomile and passion flower. Traditionally used in herbal medicine as a sleep aid in cases of restlessness or insomnia due to mental stress. May help prevent migraine headaches.
SynerPro Calcium & Magnesium recognizes that each of its components depends on the other for proper assimilation in the body. Calcium is essential to the health of bones and teeth, and plays a role in many cellular functions. Magnesium is closely associated with calcium in bone metabolism and is a key electrolyte. This combination also includes vitamin D, phosphorus, zinc, and copper.
A traditional herbal sedative, valerian has traditionally been used as a sleep aid and as a mild sedative and sleep-promoting agent. HVP supports restful sleep and provides soothing and calming properties.
Maca, a rainforest herb that is a member of the radish family, grows in the Andes mountains of South America and may provide a natural means for improving sexual desire and performance. Also known as Peruvian ginseng, maca is nutritive, tonic, adaptogenic, and aphrodisiac. Helps to support healthy mood balance during menopause.
Magnesium is an essential mineral to human health and is involved in nearly every bodily function. It regulates more than 300 enzymes in the body, the most important of which produce, transport, store, and utilize energy. It binds to over 3,751 binding sites on human proteins. Magnesium is one of the electrolyte minerals (along with potassium, calcium and sodium) and is crucial to the production of energy in the body.
Gotu Kola is thought to support memory and brain function by promoting circulation. Ayurvedic medicine considers gotu kola a nerve tonic that can be used for overall brain and nervous system support.
An important concept in Traditional Chinese Medicine is yin and yang, which stems from the basic Chinese philosophy of the interdependence of opposites. In TCM, the goal is to balance the complementary forces of yin and the yang to achieve optimum health. HRP-C is a yin yang balancing formula developed by the traditional Chinese doctor, Wenwei Xie.
Vitamin B complex and vitamin C supplement. In times of stress, the body uses more of certain nutrients, especially the B-complex family and vitamin C. Because these nutrients are water-soluble, they are easily eliminated and must be replenished on a regular basis.