Hops

Scientific Name

Humulus lupulus


Overview

Since Roman times, hops have been used to brew beer and are highly valued for their healing properties as a botanical.  Hops are used to treat insomnia, restlessness, and nervous tension.  It aids in relieving symptoms from irritable bowel syndrome, inflammatory bowel disease and dyspepsia.  It is advised that individuals with depression should not use hops.


Function


Forms Available


Recommended Intake


Deficiency


Sources in the Diet


Challenges Presented


Watson Products


Sources

  1. [0] – The New Encyclopedia of Vitamins, Minerals, Supplements, and Herbs