( Updated: Nov. 2, 2018 )

Nature's Garden is a well-established brand name of natural medicinal products sold throughout Ecuador by natural products manufacturer, Carvagu, S.A. Unfortunately, all of their packaging and informational materials are in Spanish. In working with a wide variety of ailments that confront our customers, our doctors felt that select products from this line -- which are all competitively priced -- would be a helpful addition to the products we ourselves already manufacturer.
Below you will find the items from this line, which we carry, along with all pertinent information, including pricing, description, ingredients, directions, etc. To enlarge any of the images below, just click on them. Additionally, note that each product has its own catalog sheet (which enlarges when clicked). We also have all the products listed below on a single catalog file.
As always, if you have any questions, just let us know.

Abejalin Gel ® Alcachofa ® Benzogarden ® Nectar of Boldo ®
Aceite de Copaiba ® Drago Live ® Eucamiel ® Hepalive ®
Medisana ® Osteolive ® Pankreolive ® Prostalex ®
Prostamen ® VitaToro ®

Abejalin Gel ®
Abejalin Gel® is an "external-use only" topical with the non-steroidal, anti-inflammatory drug, Naproxen. It is used in Ecuador to treat:
  • Joint pains
  • Muscle aches and pains
  • Arthritis, rheumatoid
  • Osteoarthritis
Ingredients: Each 100 g. contains: naproxen sodium, 5.5 g.; naproxeno (DCI), 5.02 g.; and excipients. The box itself contains two jars, each one 60 g. Thus, each jar contains 3.3 g. of naproxen sodium; 3.012 g. of naproxen (DCI).
Advisory / Precautions: Keep out of the reach of children. If symptoms persist consult your medical practitioner. In case of irritation suspend use. Keep the container tightly capped at room temperature no higher than 86 F. Store in a dry place. Do not apply for a long time or in large areas. In case of excessive irritation, immediately suspend use and consult your medical practitioner.
Therapeutic Properties / Indications: Antiinflammatory, analgesic, indicated for reducing inflamation, acting directly at the site of the pain, eliminates and accelerates relief, indicated for muscular pain and traumas, such as sprains and strains.
Doses: Apply on the painful part by rubbing lightly. Apply 2 to 5 times a day to the affected area. ONLY FOR EXTERNAL USE.
Contraindications: Hypersensitivity to antiflammatories or steriods. Active peptic ulcer. Severe renal failure. Hypersensitivity to aryl carboxylic acids.


Alcachofa ® -- (Extract of artichoke [Cynara scolymus])
Alcachofa is an orally-administered preparation used for a variety of digestive disorders. It is taken to treat:
  • Dyspepsia & sensations of fullness.
  • Gas & nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Mild to moderate hypercholesterolemia.
Ingredients: Each 100 ml. contains: 1.55 g. of fluid extract of cynara scolynus (artichoke leaf, with the extract providing no less than 10 mg. of pure chlorogenic acid. The bottle itself contains 750 ml. or roughly 25.36 fluid ounces of product.
Advisory / Precautions: Users with any history of bile duct issues should consult with their medical practitioner prior to use. Keep out of the reach of children. If symptoms persist consult your medical practitioner. Keep the container tightly capped at room temperature no higher than 86 F.
Doses: Two tablespoons (15 ml. x 2 = 30 ml., or one fluid ounce) after meals for four weeks.
Contraindications: Hypersensitivity or allergy to artichoke or other plants of the Asteraceae botanical family, and, secondly, obstruction of the bile ducts.


Benzogarden ®
Benzogarden® is a topical cream effective in the traeatment of:
  • Acne, pimples & blackheads.
  • Fungal skin conditions.
  • Blemishes & sun spots
  • Hyperpigmented skin conditions.
Additional benefits: Helps clean the skin and re-establish its equilibrium, purifies the skin by helping to eliminate dead cellular debris.
Ingredients: The product contains 80 g. of the cream, which itself contain 400 mg. of salicylic acid and 400 mg. of benzoic acid, and excipientes.
Advisory / Precautions: Avoid contact with the eyes. Keep out of the reach of children. If symptoms persist consult your medical practitioner. Keep the container tightly capped at room temperature no higher than 86 F.
Instructions: Wash the area of application thoroughly. Apply a small amount one to three times per day, lightly massaging the product into the skin with each application.



Néctar of Boldo ®
Néctar de Boldo® is made from peumus boldus, an herb that we are quite familiar with since it is used in some of our Botanical Support products, utilized for its anti-cancer properties. This product is a liquid "nectar" made from Boldo. Additionally, it is suitable for consumption by diabetics, as it is sweetened with stevia. It is approved in Ecuador for the treatment of the following conditions and has the following properties:
  • Stimulates proper function of the liver and kidneys.
  • Eliminates excess liquid retention.
  • Expels bile stones.
  • Reduces inflammation of the gallbladder, helps eliminate constipation and improves digestion..
  • Combats insomnia.
Ingredients: Boldo leaf extract, citric acid, potassium sorbate, and sodium benzoate. Each 100 ml. contains: 1.55 g. of fluid extract of cynara scolynus (artichoke leaf, with the extract providing no less than 10 mg. of pure chlorogenic acid). The bottle itself contains 750 ml. or roughly 25.36 fluid ounces of product.
Advisory / Precautions: Keep in ambiente temperature. Refrigerate after opening. Be sure to shake the bottle well before each use.
Doses: Use the bottle cap to take 30 ml. before main meals. Dissolve in a glass of water or your preferred juice, or you can use as an infusion with hot water.


Aceite de Copaiba ®
Copaiba is yet another natural medicinal that we are well familiar with. This product is approved in Ecuador for the following properties / conditions:
  • Gastric ulcers.
  • Anti-scarring.
  • Anti-inflammatory.
Ingredients: Each 30 ml. (2 Tablespoons) contains resin of copaiba (Copaifera officinalis) 4.95 ml., excipients.
Advisory / Precautions: Keep out of reach of children. If conditions persist, consult your medical practitioner. Store in a place no more than 86 degrees F. No recommended for women who are pregnant or lactating. Do not replace existing therapies with the use of this product.
Doses: One dropper full before main meals.


Drago Live ®
Drago de Live ® is a pure botanical, the same Sangre de Drago that we have promoted for ten years. This product is approved in Ecuador for the following conditions / claimed properties:
  • Analgesic / anti-viral.
  • Gastric ulcers.
  • Chronic gastritis & internal wounds.
  • Rheumatism.
  • Acne.
Ingredients: This 35 ml. bottle contains 35 ml. of pure Sangre de Drago (Croton lechleri).
Advisory / Precautions: There are no contraindications. However, we advise that you do not replace existing therapies with the use of this product. Keep out of reach of children. Internal use not recommended for women who are pregnant or lactating. If the conditions you are treating persist, consult your medical practitioner. Store in a place no more than 86 degrees F.
Doses: Take 10 to 30 drops and put it in a small glass of water or juice. Take one to three times a day. Specific dosage instruction for gastritis: On the first day, take 1 drop. Each day add 1 drop until you are taking six drops on the sixth day. Then reduce the treatment to one drop. Wait 10-15 days and then repeat the treatment. You can add the drops to a mixture of water and honey.


Eucamiel ®
Eucamiel ® is a cough syrup made from honey derived from bees feeding on eucalyptus. Approved indications for this product in Ecuador include:
  • Analgesic / anti-viral.
  • Gastric ulcers.
  • Chronic gastritis & internal wounds.
  • Rheumatism.
  • Cough, bronchitis, pharyngitis, flu, common cold, and allergic rhinitis.
Ingredients: Propolis, fluid extract, resin, 6 g. per 120 ml, or 50 mg. per ml., plus excipients. The product has a syrupy consistency and comes in a 240 ml. bottle.
Advisory / Precautions: Keep out of reach of children. If symptoms persist, consult your medical practitioner. Store in a place no more than 86 degrees F. Contraindications: Hypersensitivity to this products components. Not recommended for women who are pregnant or lactating.
Dosage instructions: Adults: Take two cupfuls of 10 ml. each, using the attached dosification cup, or up to two tablespoons (30 ml.), three times a day. Children older than four years old: take one cupful of 10 ml., using the attached dosification cup, or up to one tablespoon (15 ml.), three times a day.


Hepalive ®
Hepalive ® is an oral solution designed to address a wide variety of liver issues. It is approved for the following indications / medical properties:
  • Fatty liver.
  • Cell regenerator
  • Fights alcohol and food-addiction abuse.
  • Liver conditions (i.e. hepatitis, cirrhosis)
  • Cough, bronchitis, pharyngitis, flu, common cold, and allergic rhinitis.
Ingredients: Standardized extract of milk thistle, silibinin 80%; tiamin hydrochloride (Vitamin B1); riboflavin-5′-phosphate (for Vitamin B2); pyridoxal hydrochloride (for Vitamin B6); cyanocobalamin (a form of Vitamin B12); excipientes. One bottle of HepaLive is 500 ml. (16.9 fl. oz.).
Advisory / Precautions: This product is not recommended for women who are pregnant or lactating. If symptoms persist, consult your medical practitioner. Keep out of reach of children. Store in a place no more than 86 degrees F. Do not use past the expiration date.
Contraindications: Hypersensitivity to any of the ingredients in this product. Serious obstruction of bile pathway.
Dosage instructions: Adults: Take one tablespoon (15 ml.), three times a day before meals. Children: Take one teaspoon (5 ml.), three times a day before meals.



Medisana ®
Medisana ® is an undecylenic acid preparation, with the following medical properties and indications:
  • Eliminates fungal skin conditions
  • Treatment of athlete's feet.
  • Helps to recuperate strong nails & and eliminate nail discoloration
Ingredients: Each 100 g. contains 5 g. of undecylenic acid, excipientes.
This product comes with two jars, each containing 60 grams, in addition to a special nail file, to be used in the preparation of the application area.
Advisory / Precautions: Keep away from children. Store the product in a place no greater than 86 degrees F., protecting it from heat. If symptoms persist, consult your medical practitioner. Use before expiration date.
Contraindications: Hypersensitivity to any of the ingredients in this product. Do not administer near the eyes or mucous membrane. Do not use on children less than two years old.
Dosage instructions: Adults: Apply a thin layer over the affected nail, doing a light message to assist in penetration. Do this three times a day for best results.



Osteolive ®
Osteolive ® is a glucosamine product with the following approved medical properties and indications:
  • Arthritis (light to moderate)
  • Osteoporosis.
Ingredients: Each 100 g. contains: 1,500 mg. of glucosamine hydrochloride, excipients. The product comes with one 500 ml. (16.9 fl. oz.) bottle.
Advisory / Precautions: Keep away from children. Store the product in a place no greater than 86 degrees F., protecting it from heat. If symptoms persist, consult your medical practitioner. Not recommended for pregnant or lactating women. Use before expiration date.
Contraindications: Hypersensitivity to glucosamine or its metabolites. Do not administer to patients con allergies to seafood. Contraindicated for patients with severe renal insufficiency, hypercalcemia, hypercalciuria, calcic lithiasis, renal lithiasis or tissue calcification.
Dosage instructions: Take one tablespoon (15 ml.) two times a day before meals.


Pankreolive ®
Pankreolive ® is a pancrea support product with the following approved medical claims:
  • Facilitates the digestion of food
  • Helps eliminate gas.
  • Alleviates abdominal tension.
  • Improves pancreatic function.
Ingredients: Each capsule contains: pancreatin, 170 mg.; dimetilpolisiloxano (simethicone 95%); expicients.
Advisory / Precautions: Keep away from children. Store the product in a place no greater than 86 degrees F., protecting it from heat. If symptoms persist, consult your medical practitioner.
Contraindications: Obstruction of the bile ducts, pancreatitis, and acute hepatitis. Not recommended for women who are pregnant or lactating or for children under 12. Hypersensitivity to any of the product's ingredients.
Dosage instructions: One to two capsules during or after meals. In preparation for x-ray and/or ultrasound examination in the abdominal area, take two capsules, three or four times a day in the two days leading up to the examination, and then two capsules on an empty stomach.



Prostalex ® with saw palmetto extract
Prostalex ® with saw palmetto extract is a natural product with the following medical indications and properties:
  • Reduces prostatic enlargement and inflammation.
  • Alleviates problems with burning and difficulty in urinating.
  • Eliminates "drip" when urinating.
  • Adjuvant for prostatitis, impotence, and benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH).
Ingredients: Each 500 mg. capsule contains: powdered saw palmetto fruit, 75 mg.; dried extract of Achiote leaves (Bixa orellana), 50 mg.; powdered cat's claw bark (Uncaria tomentosa), 100 mg.,; powdered chanca piedra leaves (Phyllantus niruri), 70 mg.; powdered horsetail stems (Equisetum arvense), 40 mg.; excipientes.
Advisory / Precautions: Keep away from children. Store the product in a place no greater than 86 degrees F., protecting it from heat. If symptoms persist, consult your medical practitioner.
Contraindications: Hypersensitivity to any of this products' components.
Dosage instructions: Take two capsules with breakfast and dinner.
Additional comments on mechanism of action: Saw palmetto inhibits the production of dihydrotestosterone (DHT), responsible for the overproduction of cells, which ultimately causes a healthy prostate. Achiote (Bixa orellana): The steriods in this plant are responsible for the anti-inflammatory properties that popular medicine attributes to it for use in prostatic inflammation. Also, due to the presence of flavonoids, it is used as an effective diuretic acting on the urogenital system and regulating renal function. The results of pharmacological studies have substantiated its therapeutic actions, as diuretic, antigonorrheal and antibacterial, that reinforce the beneficial action of achiote on the prostate and genitourinary tracts, that reinforce the beneficial action of achiote on prostate and genitourinary tract, taking into account that prostatitis is inflammation usually of infectious origin and whose treatment requires antibacterial and diuretic products.


Prostamen ® with saw palmetto extract
Prostamen ® with saw palmetto extract is a natural product with the following medical indications and properties:
  • Reduces prostatic enlargement and inflammation.
  • Alleviates problems with burning and difficulty in urinating.
  • Eliminates "drip" when urinating.
  • Alleviates testicular pain.
Ingredients: Each 100 ml. contains: 6 g. of saw palmetto (Serenoa repens), which contains no less than 0.3 mg. of B-sitosterol, excipientes.
Advisory / Precautions: Keep away from children. Store the product in a place no greater than 86 degrees F., protecting it from heat and light. If symptoms persist, consult your medical practitioner. Not to be used by children under 12 years of age.
Contraindications: Hypersensitivity to any of this products' components.
Dosage instructions: Take two tablespoon (15 x 2 or 30 ml., or one fluid ounce) after each meal. Treatment period: two weeks.


Vitatoro ®
Vitatoro ® is a energetic nutritional tonic with vitamins and minerals, fortified with iron sulfate; Vitamins B1, B2, B6, B12, and Vitamin C. This product is indicated for:
  • Anemic diseases that require iron substitution by oral administration.
  • Ferrous sulfate is the salt of choice because of its high degree of absorption at the level of the upper intestinal tract.
  • An ideal supplement for those deficiency states that require full B vitamins such as pregnancy, and states of malnutrition of various causes.
Ingredients: Each 100 ml. contains: ascorbic acid (200 mg.); ferrous sulfate heptahydrate (150 mg., the equivalent of 30.13 mg. of iron); Vitamin B1, thiamin (80 mg.); Vitamin B2, riboflavin (10 mg.); Vitamin B6, pyridoxine (20 mg.); Vitamin B12, cyanocobalamin (0.08 mg.); excipients.
Advisory / Precautions: Keep away from children. Store the product in a place no greater than 86 degrees F., protecting it from heat. If symptoms persist, consult your medical practitioner. Not to be used by children under 12 years of age.
Contraindications: Hypersensitivity to any of this products' components.
Dosage instructions: Adults: Take two measurements of 10 ml. each (using the attached cup) after breakfast and lunch. Children: Take one measurement of 10 ml. (using the attached cup) after breakfast and lunch.