Recent studies have also shown beneficial effects on health and support systems involved in cardiac blood flow. (Racz-Kotilla E, Racz G, Solomon A. a The action of Taraxacum officinale extracts on the body weight and diuresis of laboratory animals . Planta Med 1974; 26:212 a “7). (Leuchtgens H. Crataegus special extract WAS 1442 in heart failure, NYHA II. A randomized placebo-controlled double-blind study. Drug Res1993; 3:352-4.) (Hempel B, Kroll M, Schneider B.
a Efficacy and safety of a herbal drug containing hawthorn berries and D-camphor in hypotension and orthostatic Circulatory disorders / results of a retrospective epidemiologic cohort study Pharmazeutische Fabrik Robugen GmbH, Esslingen-Zell 2005, 55 (8) :443-50. PMID: 16149711) These herbs used in natural remedies support the water balance in the body Agathosma betulina (also known as Buchu) has been used by the natives of the Western Cape of South Africa for many centuries. The leaves of buchu contain 1.0 – 3.5% volatile oils as well as flavonoids – compounds found in fruits and vegetables that have diverse beneficial biochemical and antioxidant effects. Buchu supports the body’s natural ability to rid itself of toxins by stimulating the secretion of retained water which makes it a natural diuretic. Research suggests that the natural antiseptic action is due to volatile oils, of which think the primary component that has anti-bacterial action is disophenol monoterpene.