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Infectious disease and is believed to have a preventative effect from many different types due to its powerful immune-strengthening properties, supports healthy cellular communication through a process called signal transduction pathways, and has been used to stop cancer cells from multiplying. In fact, it has been shown to have positive effects in relation to stomach, skin, prostate, and breast cancer cells in test tube studies. It has also been used traditionally for both the prevention and the treatment of the common cold and may help to lessen the severity of the symptoms such as sleeplessness, nasal drainage, sore throat, and fever. Due to the herbs antiviral properties, it has been used by herbalists to treat herpes and is currently being studied for AIDS and HIV. Additionally, the herbal extracts have been shown to promote heart health and relax smooth muscles in the walls of blood vessels and found to be helpful for reducing high blood pressure.
A natural immune booster, used for common colds when started within 72 hours of symptom onset, and is often used with Eleuthero Tincture. For the entire upper-respiratory system. It has been commonly used for reducing inflammation of sinusitis, pneumonia, and to help prevent upper respiratory infections during the winter months, when taken daily.
Andrographis is considered to be one of the main herbs that may be helpful for lowering, or even eliminating, Lyme spirochete loads in the body. It supports the immune function that helps treat some of the symptoms of Lyme disease including central nervous system confusion, arthritic inflammation, and skin issues, among others. It has been found to be particularly important for protecting against neurodegeneration in the brain.
Stomach ulcers, and colitis, cholera, diarrhea, malaria, E. coli, salmonella, which causes food poisoning. Early studies show that Andrographis may reduce the duration and severity of flu symptoms.
Its liver-protecting ability, have been studied and it was found that it protects liver cells against alcohol-induced damage and other toxins.
Prevent the formation of blood clots as well as to dissolve already formed clots. Aspirin helps prevent abnormal clotting mechanism, but it can cause unpleasant side effects such as stomach upset, nausea, and vomiting. In addition, the herb relaxes smooth muscles in the walls of blood vessels and thereby reduces high blood pressure.
One exciting paper just published has shown that a constituent of this herb can combat proliferative changes seen in rheumatoid arthritis, RA. Neoandrographolide helps to reduce tissue swelling, pain, and redness. This is great news for those who are suffering from this condition.
Contraindications: Some people develop intestinal upset when taking Andrographis. If this occurs, reduce the amount taken or take it with meals.
Headaches, fatigue, a bitter/metallic taste, and elevated liver enzymes were reported in one trial with HIV-infected people taking high doses of isolated andrographolides. This has not been reported in people using Andrographis standardized extracts at the recommended amounts.
As with all bitter herbs, Andrographis may aggravate ulcers and heartburn.
The safety of Andrographis during pregnancy and breastfeeding is unknown.
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