List of BP NatRelief® Ingredients
1. Borage petals (Borago Officinalis)
Borage flowers are considered a natural diuretic and so helps your kidneys filter and expel excess fluids. The herb has good amount of (41% of RDA) and is an important component of hemoglobin inside the red blood cells, determining the oxygen carrying capacity of the blood.
2. Rauwolfia serpentina (Rauwolfia Serpentina)
General uses: snake bite, fever, dropsy, nervousness; precautions: pregnancy, lactation, depression, peptic ulcers, ulcerative colitis, Parkinson’s disease, and kidney disease It’s been used safely in India and the East for thousands of years.
3. Sandalwood (Santalum Album)
The sandalwood powder is obtained from the sandalwood tree of Indian origin.
4. Cardamom (Eletaria Cardamomum)
Cardamom belongs to the same family as ginger and turmeric. It has been used for thousands of years as a good source of minerals like potassium, (an important component of cell and body fluids that helps control heart rate and blood pressure), copper (required in the production of red blood cells) and calcium and magnesium, It is also an excellent source of manganese and iron. Manganese is a co-factor for the enzyme superoxide dismutase, which is a very powerful free radical scavenger. Iron is required for red blood cell formation.
5. Pomegranate seeds (Punica Granatum)
Pomegranate’ s high antioxidant content is helpful for maintaining a healthy heart. It appears to protect LDL cholesterol from oxidation damage and slows the growth of plaque formation and helps prevent the arteries from becoming thick and stiff. Recent studies suggest pomegranate may even support normal systolic blood pressure and increase production of nitric oxide.
6. Rose petals (Rosa Damascene)
Rose petals are known to support good fluid retention and hasten the elimination of wastes through kidneys and has an uplifting effect on the nervous system and can supports sleep and help counteract fatigue.
7. Cinnamon bark (Cinnamomum Cassia)
Cinnamon has long been used in traditional Asian medicine. In a study of 54 human subjects, cinnamon increased total serum antioxidant status and decreased lipid peroxidation. A recent trial reported reduced serum glucose, low-density lipoprotein cholesterol, and total cholesterol levels in 60 people with type 2 diabetes. There were beneficial effects on angina with negligible adverse effects.
8. Cumin seeds (Cumin Cyminum)
This spice is an excellent source of minerals like iron, copper, calcium, potassium, manganese, selenium, zinc and magnesium. Copper is required in the production of red blood cells. Iron is required for red blood cell formation. zinc is a co-factor in many enzymes that regulate growth and development. Potassium is an important component of cell and body fluids that helps controlling heart rate and blood pressure. Manganese is used by the body as a co-factor for the powerful anti-oxidant enzyme, superoxide dismutase. It also contains very good amounts of B-complex vitamins such as thiamin, vitamin B-6, niacin, riboflavin, and other vital anti-oxidant vitamins like vitamin E, vitamin A and vitamin C.
9. Fennel seed (Foeniculum Vulgare)
One of Fennel’s most prominent benefits is it significantly increased the plasma superoxide dismutase and catalase activities and the high density lipoprotein-cholesterol level. These results seems to support the use of fennel in relieving inflammation.
10. Coriander seeds (Coriandrum Sativum)
Coriander has been used as a flavoring agent and medicinal plant since ancient times. Across many cultures, coriander was historically used. In parts of India, it has traditionally been used for its anti-inflammatory properties. In the United States, coriander has recently been studied for its cholesterol-lowering effects.