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HOPS

Hops has been used for thousands of years as an herbal remedy. It has sedative and anti-bacterial properties and is used as a diuretic and to relieve pain and relax spasms. Hops has a calming effect on the heart and nervous system. It contains lupulin which is a sedative and hypnotic drug. Hops extract is one of the most powerful pain killing natural supplements. It will effectively treat arthritis and joint pains.

Hops are used externally for rheumatism, bruises, colic, eczema and skin rashes. It is used in shampoos for dandruff treatment and in bath gels. It has recently been used to enhance hair growth.

It is used internally for nervous tension, insomnia, anxiety, irritability and as a digestive aid. It helps to promote sleep and decrease the desire for alcohol. Hops is used in the flavoring in beer.



 


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