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Organic Black Seed, Whole
SMILE Price: 1.79
Organic Blessed Thistle
SMILE Price: 2.29
Black seed has become popular due to interest in its oil, which can be used medicinally or cosmetically. One of the most recommended herbs for women�s health, red raspberry leaf is an herbal multivitamin thought to tone the uterus before and during pregnancy as well as being helpful during and after childbirth.* Blessed Thistle is often used in bitter, tonic drinks and has traditionally been used to encourage healthy nursing between mother and child.
Nettle is traditionally used for providing relief from allergies, and for use as a nutritive tonic. It is excellent for supporting a healthy inflammatory response, respiratory health, and liver support. Nettle also helps to soften skin and support healthy, luxuriant hair growth. Personality
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Traditionally used to help nursing mothers with breast milk production.*

Reason to Love
While your bundle of joy is probably causing you no end of delight, moms can also feel overwhelmed and tired, especially when it comes to breastfeeding. We love the fact that this herbal tea has traditionally been used to help mothers support their production of breast milk and to promote healthy lactation.* With herbs like fennel, anise (which give the tea a sweet, licorice-like taste), coriander and fenugreek, each sip is like stepping into a tradition that has been passed down from woman to woman for hundreds of years.

Taste
Sweet, spicy, slightly bitter with a distinct licorice-like taste.


Warnings & Disclaimers:
* These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA.
This product is intended for use when nursing. Please discuss use of this product, and any other supplemental products, with your lactation consultant, midwife or other healthcare practitioner.
Do not use this product if you are allergic to plants in the parsel (Apiceaea) family, such as fennel or coriander, or plants within the daisy (Asteraceae) family such as chamomile, echinacea or blessed thistle. If pregnant or breastfeeding, consult your lactation consultant, midwife or healthcare practitioner prior to use.
Caution: As with any dietary or herbal supplement, you should advise your health care practitioner of the use of this product. If you are nursing, pregnant, or considering pregnancy, you should consult your health care practitioner prior to using this product.
This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease; the law applicable to dietary supplements, the Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act of 1994, commonly referred to as DSHEA, does not permit us to do so and it is not our intention to do so. The Contraindications and Potential Drug Interactions information provided on this website is not intended to be all-inclusive. Keep your healthcare provider informed about any herbal and other dietary supplement products that you are taking.
The whole organic Chaste Tree berry is milled immediately prior to encapsulation to retain the natural constituents present in this herb including flavonoids, iridoid glycosides and terpenoids.

Chaste Tree is grown in Mediterranean countries and central Asia. Its dried fruit has a pepper-like aroma and flavor, and has been used in many traditional preparations to support female reproductive hormones. The Ancient Greeks reported Chaste Tree berry helpful in supporting female hormonal balance. The Greek physician Hippocrates (460-377 B.C.) wrote, "If blood flows from the womb, let the woman drink dark wine in which the leaves of the Chaste Tree have been steeped."

Chaste Tree berry is now the subject of several clinical trials. Preliminary results are supporting traditional use. In Germany, Chaste Tree is considered safe, effective, and economical. It is accepted by, and widely used by, gynecologists.

Organic Chaste Tree contains several different constituents, including flavonoids, iridoid glycosides, and terpenoids. The whole fruit, rather than any one of its individual constituents, appears to be necessary for the medicinal activity.


Warnings & Disclaimers:
Individuals taking hormone preparations (e.g. estrogen, progesterone) should consult their health care professional before use. Do not use if pregnant or nursing.  Keep out of reach of children. Discontinue use if unusual symptoms occur. Do not exceed recommended dose unless under the guidance of a health care professional.
Caution: As with any dietary or herbal supplement, you should advise your health care practitioner of the use of this product. If you are nursing, pregnant, or considering pregnancy, you should consult your health care practitioner prior to using this product.
This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease; the law applicable to dietary supplements, the Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act of 1994, commonly referred to as DSHEA, does not permit us to do so and it is not our intention to do so. The Contraindications and Potential Drug Interactions information provided on this website is not intended to be all-inclusive. Keep your healthcare provider informed about any herbal and other dietary supplement products that you are taking.
Milk Thistle is known for its antioxidant and liver-cleansing capabilities. Silymarin, the active ingredient, has been shown to restore the powerful antioxidant Glutathione inside the liver which aids in detoxification. Our product contains an optimal amount of Silymarin with the added benefit of a larger dose in one capsule.*

Milk Thistle, Silybum Marianum, is a spiny leaved plant containing reddish-purple flowers. The seeds or fruits naturally consist of four substances known collectively as silymarin, the most potent of the four being called silibin. Milk Thistle is widely used for liver cirrhosis, alcoholic hepatitis, alcoholic fatty liver, liver poisoning, and viral hepatitis. It has been shown to alleviate symptoms of chronic liver disease such as fatigue, nausea, weakness, pain and loss of appetite, as well as providing long-term benefits such as regeneration of the liver cells. Silymarin plays a role in displacing toxins binding to the liver and causing the cells of the liver to regenerate at a faster rate. No alternative medicine has been found that shows similar functions in the body. Milk thistle is very popular among those taking certain medications known to cause liver damage.*


Warnings & Disclaimers:
*These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA.
Pregnant or lactating women should consult their health care professional before using this product.
Keep out of reach of children.
Caution: As with any dietary or herbal supplement, you should advise your health care practitioner of the use of this product. If you are nursing, pregnant, or considering pregnancy, you should consult your health care practitioner prior to using this product.
This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease; the law applicable to dietary supplements, the Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act of 1994, commonly referred to as DSHEA, does not permit us to do so and it is not our intention to do so. The Contraindications and Potential Drug Interactions information provided on this website is not intended to be all-inclusive. Keep your healthcare provider informed about any herbal and other dietary supplement products that you are taking.
Avesta Shatavari is of the highest potency Shatavari supplements, standardized to 40% saponins. Avesta's pure and potent Shatavari is the primary phytoestrogenic, auyurvedic herb for women's health and rejuvenation. Traditionally used to promote lactation and address female dryness.

In Ayurveda, Shatavari is traditionally used by women for overall health and vitality, to promote lactation, and as an aphrodisiac. In Sanskrit, the word Shatavari means 'She who possesses 100 husbands'.

Shatavari is a traditional phytoestrogenic herb for women.

The Science of Shatavari?
Recent research supports the traditional classification of Shatavari (Asparagus racemosus) as a Rasayana, a dietary supplement or practice promoting rejuvenation, mental and physical health, as well as providing a defense against premature aging and challenging environmental factors. Shatavari has the general ability to promote normal physical functions and counteract the adverse effects of stress. In eight different stress tests, Shatavari produced significant anti-stress and immuno-stimulant effects.  Studies have also shown that Shatavari supports the production of breast milk and promotes healthy liver activity.

Dosha Guide?
In Ayurveda there are seven basic body constitutions resulting from the predominance of one or more energetic influences or Doshas. The Doshas, Vata, Pitta and Kapha, influence physical, mental and spiritual health. Everyone is considered to be a unique combination of these three body influences. Your natural Doshic state of balance is called Prakruti.  In traditional use, Shatavari's cooling properties control disturbances in Vata and Pitta body constitutions.


Warnings & Disclaimers:
Caution: Not for use during pregnancy. If you are taking any prescription drugs seek the advice of a health care practitioner before using this product. Keep out of reach of children.
Caution: As with any dietary or herbal supplement, you should advise your health care practitioner of the use of this product. If you are nursing, pregnant, or considering pregnancy, you should consult your health care practitioner prior to using this product.
This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease; the law applicable to dietary supplements, the Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act of 1994, commonly referred to as DSHEA, does not permit us to do so and it is not our intention to do so. The Contraindications and Potential Drug Interactions information provided on this website is not intended to be all-inclusive. Keep your healthcare provider informed about any herbal and other dietary supplement products that you are taking.
Nettle is traditionally used for providing relief from allergies, and for use as a nutritive tonic.

As an home herbal remedy, Nettles have a long history of use. A tea made from the leaves has traditionally been used as a tonic.

Our freshly gathered Nettle are promptly freeze-dried to preserve the full spectrum of chemical activity within the herb. The active ingredient in Nettle is unknown, and it may be that it is a combination of ingredients rather than one single compound which may be responsible for its activity.

Due to our high quality control standards we use only organically cultivated plants from an approved site rather than wild-crafted plants as studies show that Nettle absorbs undesirable heavy metals as well as the beneficial minerals from the soil.

Why do we use Freeze-Dried Nettle?

Freeze-dried Nettle is the form that was used in a well-respected study conducted by the National College of Naturopathic Medicine in Portland, Oregon.
The dosage used for the research conducted by NCNM is exactly the same as the recommended dosage of OWH Nettles or Aller-Aid.
Our product is dried using the same drying technique that was used in the clinical trial above. The histamine, serotonin and the acetylcholine that is concentrated in the Nettle stinging hairs is lost in air-dried Nettle, but not in freeze-dried Nettle.

Why do we use the whole herb instead of a standardized extract?

The active ingredient in Nettle is unknown, and it may be that it is a combination of ingredients rather than one single compound which may be responsible for its activity.
This is an emerging trend we are seeing among the recent research in many different herbs. There are over 100 constituents that have been isolated from the Nettle plant.

Why do we use organic Nettle instead of wild-crafted?

After monitoring and observing the heavy metal levels we decided that the organically cultivated material was of much higher quality. Nettles are well known for absorbing all minerals from its soil. Unfortunately it also absorbs metals, such as lead, from the soil. In fact, one published study shows the use of Nettles as a biomarker to monitor lead in soil that is known to be contaminated.
Another study illustrates the effect that the growth environment has upon lead levels. They found that Nettle harvested from the mountains was 5x lower in lead than the Nettle harvested from a railway station, and was 7x lower than the plants grown near the side of a highway.
Using this knowledge we made the decision to hand-harvest our Nettles from a local organic farm. This way we can be assured that the quality meets our high standards.

How does the liquid compare to the Freeze-Dried capsule?

The serotonin is known to be destroyed in the liquid extract due to enzyme activity. The liquid extract has many uses but may not be as useful for seasonal allergies.


Warnings & Disclaimers:
Keep out of reach of children. Discontinue if unusual symptoms occur. Do not exceed recommended dose unless under the guidance of a health care professional. Use with caution if pregnant.
WARNING: If you have never taken Nettles and are prone to allergies, it is recommended to take one capsule and wait 24 hours before using the suggested dose.
Caution: As with any dietary or herbal supplement, you should advise your health care practitioner of the use of this product. If you are nursing, pregnant, or considering pregnancy, you should consult your health care practitioner prior to using this product.
This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease; the law applicable to dietary supplements, the Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act of 1994, commonly referred to as DSHEA, does not permit us to do so and it is not our intention to do so. The Contraindications and Potential Drug Interactions information provided on this website is not intended to be all-inclusive. Keep your healthcare provider informed about any herbal and other dietary supplement products that you are taking.
Nettle Leaf has a long history of use for modulating the body's inflammatory pathways and supporting upper respiratory health. Gaia Herbs' Nettle Leaf is a concentrated extract of nettles grown on Gaia's own certified organic farm. Nettle leaf has been traditionally used to initiate a positive response to inflammation.*


Warnings & Disclaimers:
* These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA.
Not to be used during pregnancy or lactation. If you have a medical condition or take medications, please consult with your doctor before using this product. Keep away from children. Use only as directed on label. Safety sealed for your protection. Keep bottle capped at all times and store in a cool dry place. Natural separation may occur. This does not affect product quality.
Caution: As with any dietary or herbal supplement, you should advise your health care practitioner of the use of this product. If you are nursing, pregnant, or considering pregnancy, you should consult your health care practitioner prior to using this product.
This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease; the law applicable to dietary supplements, the Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act of 1994, commonly referred to as DSHEA, does not permit us to do so and it is not our intention to do so. The Contraindications and Potential Drug Interactions information provided on this website is not intended to be all-inclusive. Keep your healthcare provider informed about any herbal and other dietary supplement products that you are taking.
Whole-Food Cultured Multivitamin with Nutrients for Energy, Mood and Lactation Support

  • Made with organic vegetables & herbs
  • Formulated specifically for new and nursing moms
  • Easily digested, even on an empty stomach
  • Perfect Postnatal™ multivitamin is formulated with vitamins and minerals recommended specifically for breastfeeding women, including whole-food cultured Iron, Vitamin B6, Iodine and Vitamin D3.*
  • To help address your body’s needs after giving birth, Perfect Postnatal delivers whole-food cultured Iron‡—required for red blood cell production—as well as Folate.*
  • Whole-food cultured B Vitamins work naturally with your body to support energy needs during early motherhood and breastfeeding, while emerging studies suggest that taking a daily multivitamin can support a healthy mood and help with occasional stress and fatigue.*
  • Perfect Postnatal features a complementary blend of botanicals traditionally used by breastfeeding women, including organic Oat, organic Turmeric and organic Chamomile.
  • This multivitamin with organic ingredients helps busy moms get consistent nutritional support and can be taken anytime—even on an empty stomach!
  • GLUTEN FREE

Warnings & Disclaimers: ** These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA. WARNING: Accidental overdose of iron-containing products is a leading cause of fatal poisoning in children under 6. Keep this product out of reach of children. In case of accidental overdose, call a doctor or poison control center immediately. Caution: As with any dietary or herbal supplement, you should advise your healthcare practitioner of the use of this product. If you are nursing, pregnant, or considering pregnancy, you should consult your healthcare practitioner prior to using this product. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease; the law applicable to dietary supplements, the Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act of 1994, commonly referred to as DSHEA, does not permit us to do so and it is not our intention to do so. The Contraindications and Potential Drug Interactions information provided on this website is not intended to be all-inclusive. Keep your healthcare provider informed about any herbal and other dietary supplement products that you are taking.
Multiple studies suggest that Milk Thistle Seed supports healthy liver function.* Gaia Herbs concentrates its Milk Thistle Seed Seed extract under low temperature and low pressure to preserve the important phytochemical Silymarin. This constituent promotes healthy liver cell production and cholesterol metabolism in individuals with already normal cholesterol levels.*


Warnings & Disclaimers:
*This statement has not been evaluated by the FDA.
Caution: As with any dietary or herbal supplement, you should advise your health care practitioner of the use of this product. If you are nursing, pregnant, or considering pregnancy, you should consult your health care practitioner prior to using this product.
This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease; the law applicable to dietary supplements, the Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act of 1994, commonly referred to as DSHEA, does not permit us to do so and it is not our intention to do so. The Contraindications and Potential Drug Interactions information provided on this website is not intended to be all-inclusive. Keep your healthcare provider informed about any herbal and other dietary supplement products that you are taking.
Whole-Food Cultured Multivitamin with Nutrients for Energy, Mood and Lactation Support

  • Made with organic vegetables & herbs
  • Formulated specifically for new and nursing moms
  • Easily digested, even on an empty stomach
  • Perfect Postnatal™ multivitamin is formulated with vitamins and minerals recommended specifically for breastfeeding women, including whole-food cultured Iron, Vitamin B6, Iodine and Vitamin D3.*
  • To help address your body’s needs after giving birth, Perfect Postnatal delivers whole-food cultured Iron‡—required for red blood cell production—as well as Folate.*
  • Whole-food cultured B Vitamins work naturally with your body to support energy needs during early motherhood and breastfeeding, while emerging studies suggest that taking a daily multivitamin can support a healthy mood and help with occasional stress and fatigue.*
  • Perfect Postnatal features a complementary blend of botanicals traditionally used by breastfeeding women, including organic Oat, organic Turmeric and organic Chamomile.
  • This multivitamin with organic ingredients helps busy moms get consistent nutritional support and can be taken anytime—even on an empty stomach!
  • GLUTEN FREE

Warnings & Disclaimers: ** These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA. WARNING: Accidental overdose of iron-containing products is a leading cause of fatal poisoning in children under 6. Keep this product out of reach of children. In case of accidental overdose, call a doctor or poison control center immediately. Caution: As with any dietary or herbal supplement, you should advise your healthcare practitioner of the use of this product. If you are nursing, pregnant, or considering pregnancy, you should consult your healthcare practitioner prior to using this product. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease; the law applicable to dietary supplements, the Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act of 1994, commonly referred to as DSHEA, does not permit us to do so and it is not our intention to do so. The Contraindications and Potential Drug Interactions information provided on this website is not intended to be all-inclusive. Keep your healthcare provider informed about any herbal and other dietary supplement products that you are taking.
Whole-Food Cultured Multivitamin with Nutrients for Energy, Mood and Lactation Support

  • Made with organic vegetables & herbs
  • Formulated specifically for new and nursing moms
  • Easily digested, even on an empty stomach
  • Perfect Postnatal™ multivitamin is formulated with vitamins and minerals recommended specifically for breastfeeding women, including whole-food cultured Iron, Vitamin B6, Iodine and Vitamin D3.*
  • To help address your body’s needs after giving birth, Perfect Postnatal delivers whole-food cultured Iron‡—required for red blood cell production—as well as Folate.*
  • Whole-food cultured B Vitamins work naturally with your body to support energy needs during early motherhood and breastfeeding, while emerging studies suggest that taking a daily multivitamin can support a healthy mood and help with occasional stress and fatigue.*
  • Perfect Postnatal features a complementary blend of botanicals traditionally used by breastfeeding women, including organic Oat, organic Turmeric and organic Chamomile.
  • This multivitamin with organic ingredients helps busy moms get consistent nutritional support and can be taken anytime—even on an empty stomach!
  • GLUTEN FREE

Warnings & Disclaimers: ** These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA. WARNING: Accidental overdose of iron-containing products is a leading cause of fatal poisoning in children under 6. Keep this product out of reach of children. In case of accidental overdose, call a doctor or poison control center immediately. Caution: As with any dietary or herbal supplement, you should advise your healthcare practitioner of the use of this product. If you are nursing, pregnant, or considering pregnancy, you should consult your healthcare practitioner prior to using this product. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease; the law applicable to dietary supplements, the Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act of 1994, commonly referred to as DSHEA, does not permit us to do so and it is not our intention to do so. The Contraindications and Potential Drug Interactions information provided on this website is not intended to be all-inclusive. Keep your healthcare provider informed about any herbal and other dietary supplement products that you are taking.