What it is - What it does...
In women, the gonads are called ovaries. They
create the reproductive cells, called the ovum. They also
secrete sex hormones such as estrogen and progesterone which
control the reproductive or menstrual cycle.
They control such characteristics as breast
development and menstruation. The diminishing function of the
ovaries, which comes in a woman’s middle age, is known as
Men’s gonads are called the testes, which produce
sperm and male sex hormones.
Abnormal function of the gonads can cause strong
or weak sexual activity but such cases are rare. Aside from the
psychological factors, sex feelings in most people are the
result of teamwork by all the glands.
Tonic Herbs in JC Tonic that Support the Female Reproductive System
estrogenic activity has been clearly established by experimental
investigation. In a study involving women who could not ovulate,
normal ovulation was successfully induced by utilizing an extract of
Licorice root. As a uterine tonic, Licorice root has been used by
cultures as divergent as Asia, Europe and North America, and is
recognized today as a premier herb for such applications in holistic
is used primarily as a sedative, but, in a related fashion, can be
used to calm nerves that get on edge during the periods of hormonal
adjustment common to most women. A related use for Passion Flower
is to relieve pain. This analgesic (pain-killing) effect has been
demonstrated in laboratory and clinical tests. Together, the
analgesic and sedative effects of Passion Flower eliminate many of
the discomforts and nervous manifestations associated with
menstruation and menopause.
possesses a definite and proven uterine tonic property. In one
carefully controlled study, Russian researchers were able to isolate
and document the tonus effects of several herbal extracts on the
uterine tissue (from animals). Of those yielding positive results,
Chamomile had the greatest activity.
Tonic Herbs in JC Tonic that Support the Male
acts to tone and strengthen the male reproductive system. It may be
used with safety where a boost to the male sex hormones is
required. Saw Palmetto relieves testicular
and inhibits the hormone responsible for
is used for sexual impotence. As a tonic, it is used for physical
weakness and for enhancing the male reproductive system. It helps
promote good circulation, balance the glandular system and
stimulates metabolism and male sexual potency. Sarsaparilla
promotes rejuvenation, stimulates metabolism, enhances glandular
balance, boosts hormone production and aids muscle building.
What it is – What it does
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Daniel B., Mowrey, Ph.D., Herbal Tonic