Hypoxia is when there’s not enough oxygen in the body. This can be caused by change in elevation. Osha root is an herb that can help with hypoxia.
An emollient is oily and soothing to the body. Calendula is an example of an herbal emollient.
A vasodilator opens up or widens blood vessels. Hawthorn is an example of an herbal vasodilator.
A demulcent soothes irritation in the body. Marshmallow is an example of an herbal demulcent.
A tonic helps bring the body into balance. Clary sage essential oil is an example of a tonic for the uterus.
A styptic substance stops the bleeding. Comfrey is an example of an herb that’s styptic.
A sedative pacifies or quiets the nerves. Ylang ylang essential oil is an example of a sedative.
A nervine calms the nervous system. Skullcap is an example of an herbal nervine.
A laxative aids with bowel movements. Butternut is an example of an herbal laxative.
An expectorant stimulates the respiratory system to expel mucus. Eucalyptus is an example of an herbal expectorant.