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Red Beet Root Formula is an expectorant formula. It is used in conjunction with fasting cleanses to moisten mucous membranes and enhance the elimination of toxins. These fasts usually follow a laxative purge. The herbs decrease the thickness while increasing the production of mucosal fluids, increase blood circulation, promote the metabolism of toxins, increase the flow of urine and are mildly laxative.
Chinese herbalists would describe this herbal combination as a wood reducing formula. It reduces the water and metal elements while enhancing the fire and earth elements. Licorice and Red Beet combination are sold under the trade name Red Beet Formula.
Licorice and Red Beet combination has traditionally been used to treat arthritis, rheumatism, obesity and constipation.
This formula is commonly used in conjunction with vitamin A, iron, B complex, vitamin C, yellow dock and horsetail.
This formula helps sustain energy and control hunger while fasting. Acts to enhance the elimination of toxins.
Fasting gives the digestive system a rest and allows the body to do cleansing. A laxative purge is often used before starting a fast. A variety of fasts are helpful; some allow juices or fruits. Fasting may cause problems during pregnancy or nursing. Weak persons should fast under the supervision of experienced professional.
Licorice root contains bitter compounds that reduce inflammation, decrease the thickness and increase the production of mucosal fluids and relieve muscle spasms. Licorice stimulates adrenal function, reduces the urge to cough, is mildly laxative and enhances immune response. It has been used to treat cough, colds, arthritis, asthma, peptic ulcer, Addison's disease, dropsy and atherosclerosis.
Red beet root contains bitter compounds that increase the flow of urine and increase the production of digestive fluids and enzymes. It contains astringent compounds that shrink inflamed tissues. Red beet is an excellent herbal source of potassium. It has been used to treat liver congestion, menorrhagia, frequent urination and inflammatory skin conditions.
Hawthorn berries contain bitter compounds that increase coronary blood flow and myocardial metabolism allowing the heart to function with less oxygen. These compounds lower blood pressure by decreasing cardiac output and dilating peripheral blood vessels. It has been used to treat hypertension, coronary heart disease, atherosclerosis, blood clots and insomnia.
Fennel seed contains aromatic compounds that stimulate the production of digestive fluids, relieve inflammation, are antiseptic, make one breathe deeply and more often and increase the flow of urine. It has been used to treat indigestion, dyspepsia, anorexia, colic, flatulence, cough and colds.
Red Beet Root Formula (100 Capsules)