Hops Powder Capsules – 60 ct
Botanical name: Humulus lupulus
- seed cones.
The hops powder comes from the plant of the same name. It comes from a perennial plant. It is a vigorously climbing plant. It is usually trained to grow up strings in a field. The field is then called a hopfield.
There are many different types of hops plant cultivated around the world. There are types that are being used for certain styles of beer.
The hops powder comes from a small genus of flowering plants.
The plant is deep-rooted. It can be found in the temperate Northern Hemisphere. The vines of the plants can grow up to 25 feet in length. It can lengthily grow in one season. However, it will die back to the crown of the plant each fall.
The hops plants have separate male and female organs. The female parts products the flowers. The flowers are used for brewing or medicinal purposes. The female blossoms, or hops, are used as flavoring. It can also be added to beer as stabilizers during brewing. The male parts have no real market value. However, these parts are used to pollinate females.
The hops powder can be used as an external remedy. It can be used in combination with chamomile flowers or poppy heads. As a poultice, the powder can be used as fomentation for swelling from pains. It can also be used to aid in the treatment of:
- neuralgic pains.
- rheumatic pains.
The hops powder can also help ebb the pain and inflammation in a very short time.
The powder can also have a mild sedative impact to the central nervous system. It is used to help treat insomnia. It can also aid in alleviating stress and anxiety. It gives relaxation by working on the olfactory center. Thus, it works on the central nervous system through the limbic system.
The hops powder has been used with some success in treating premature ejaculation. There are also recent scientific studies that claim its use in dysmenorrhea. For this reason, it is used as an anti-oxytocic.
The powder can also be used as a poultice. It has antibacterial traits to stimulate gastric juice production.
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