Heavenly Water is a complex formula designed for the complex needs of American women, who suffer from the effects of stress, lack of exercise, and high fat diets. The formula includes Western herbs known to regulate the menstrual period, including gotu kola as a substitute for bupleurum (chai hu). Chaste tree berries are widely used in Europe for hormonal irregularities. Heavenly Water is useful for treating PMS when various signs appear, breast pain, and headache; chronic digestive difficulties; facial acne. The formula also tonifies lung yin and clears lung heat to control rising liver energy.
Gotu kola root (Centella asiatica), Chaste tree berries (Viticis agnus-castus), Passion flower (Passiflorae incarnatae), Pseudostellaria root (tai zi shen), Scute root (huang qin), Pinellia rhizome (ban xia), Poria sclerotium (fu ling), White Peony root (bai shao), Tang Kuei root (dang gui), Cyperus rhizome (xiang fu), Trichosanthes root (tian hua fen), Red Date (da zao), Baked Licorice root (zhi gan cao), Citrus peel (chen pi), Blue Citrus fruit (qing pi)
For more than a decade, Health Concerns has been in the forefront of research in herbal medicine, and was the first company to manufacture herbal products in the United States for practitioners. Its founder, Andrew Gaeddert, is an herbalist, lecturer, author of numerous books on herbal medicine, and committed to improving community health. He assisted in the development of clinical trials with HIV patients in 1992, and has been on the protocol team of a study to investigate the effects of Chinese herbs on chronic diarrhea, and an anemia study sponsored by the NIH Office of Alternative Medicine.
Health Concerns formulas are created on the basis of Traditional Chinese Medicine and modern biochemistry and developed by experienced practitioners such as Mr. Gaeddert, Dr. Fong, and Misha Cohen. They are targeted to treat specific disorders, and manufactured under strict quality control. All are continually tested to ensure optimum effectiveness, potency, and maximum bioavailability.