A combination of herbs shown to have Anti-Histamine properties
Aids the symptons of skin sensitivity and itchy skin.
Huang Qin (Scutellaria baicalensis):
Flavonoids, present in Scutellaria baicalensis appear to inhibit histamine release from mast cells. Histamine is responsible for the symptoms of skin reactions. Huang Qin appears to help with the symptoms of a wide range of skin conditions and seems to inhibit the effect Huang Qin has on the release of leukotriens and prostaglandins. Prostaglandins and leukotriens. Initial research into Scutellaria baicalensis suggests it is comparable to non-steroidal drugs, with none of the side effects associated with these drugs.
Huang Qin has also been shown to be an effective antioxidant. This action is especially useful when you consider the detrimental role free radicals can play on inflammatory conditions.
Ginkgo (Ginkgo biloba):
Well known for its effect on circulation and brain function. Ginkgo also inhibits platelet—activating factor (PAF). Rich in Flavonoids.
Eyebright (Euphrasia officinalis):
As the name suggests Eyebright has a special affinity with the eyes, nose and sinuses, it also has a calming effect on other skin reactions.
Nettle (Urtica dioica):
A traditional remedy for all form of skin reactions.
Contra-indications: Avoid during pregnancy.
Although evidence does not suggest any problems, it is felt that due to the presence of flavenoids in Huang Qin, it would be prudent to check with your vet or a qualified herbalist before using with prescribed anticoagulants.