• Adaptogens!

    improve your immunity and reduce your stress

     

    3 Common Questions

     

    1) is it safe to consume adaptogens being pregnant or breastfeeding?

    Barring food allergies our fatigue fighter Elixir is safe & can substitute as a prenatal made with historically proven safe herbs. All herbs we use are generally regarded as safe by the FDA. Many moms to be & breast feeding moms have enjoyed the benefits of our Elixirs.

     

    2) What will the Elixir do for me exactly?

    That depends on what imbalances or dysfunctions you are dealing with personally. Our adaptogen blends have a nonspecific and double directional effect on our body systems.

     

    3) Can I give it to my kids?

    All of the ingredients in our beverages are safe generally recognized as safe for kids as long as they are old enough to eat and drink food. (We’ve given them to our son since 2 years old children get half servings*)

    Astragalus aka "Yellow Leader"

    Astragalus membranaceus

    Astragalus is one of the top herbs in Traditional Chinese Medicine and is considered a “heaven class” herb. This cherished root helps improve the wellbeing of all major organ systems and is known to help with the defensive energy of our body “Wei Qi”. Astragalus is a potent antiviral and is also shown to help with the electrical function of the heart. This adaptogen has an active component that has shown to improve the length of our chromosomes, which leads to cells living longer. It is assumed that longer living cells may lead to a longer life of people consuming this herb daily. Astragalus is an anti-aging and vitality improving herb that is very well rounded. It is considered one of the best herbs to boost the effects of other herbs. Allowing great synergy when used in combination with other adaptogens.

     

    Explanation of how Astragalus is efficient at protecting cells from influenza

    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6955127/

    Chaga Mushroom aka "King of Mushrooms"

    Inonotus Obliquus

    Chaga is known as the King of Medicinal Mushrooms and contains some of the most potent healing nutrients of all medicinal herbs. It enhances the function of the immune system and helps the body handle a wide variety of imbalances and dysfunctions. Chaga is shown to be antiviral, antibacterial, anti-tumor, anti-parasitic & anti inflammatory. This powerful and strange Fungus is filled with Beta Glucans, antioxidants and has the highest concentration of Melanin of any substance on earth. It has been used to improve almost every organ in the body, along with the production of our most powerful immune cells to beat cancer and other abnormal growths.

    Goji Berry aka “Wolf Berry"

    Lycium Barbarum

    Goji is an adaptogen herb posing as a nutrient rich super-fruit. These berries have some amazing nutritional benefits including high levels of Vitamin C, Fiber, Iron, Vitamin A, Zinc, Antioxidants, Polysaccharides & Amino Acids. Due to the high mineral content, the Goji tincture may be used as a potent electrolyte in beverages for quick recovery from work and exercise. This adaptogen has an affinity for hollow organs, glands & has shown a very large range for health benefits. Goji berries help skin and blood health. This may help repair damage in small intestines, colon, gallbladder & stomach. Additionally, it helps the body in purifying the blood and can be beneficial to the liver. Some noted benefits include: normalized blood pressure, fever reduction & curbing appetite. This is a great addition to weight loss protocols.

    Jiaogulan “Herb of immortality"

    Gynostemma Pentaphyllum

    Gynostemma pentaphyllum aka Jiaogulan ranks among the overall best herbs for life span. China's Census Bureau documented an unusually high concentration of healthy people above 100 years old, in a region where the herb grows wild and abundantly. Tests proved that the plant nutrients in Jiaogulan help keep the cells of our body youthful and healthy. From a holistic perspective, there is perhaps no other adaptogen that can help as many people live long & healthy lives. Over years of use, it has historically been shown to be safe for both young and old, male and female and everybody in between. This herb is mild and can be taken any time. When taken multiple times daily, it is shown to regulate blood sugar and improve insulin sensitivity in Type II Diabetics. From a Chinese Medicine perspective, it builds Chi (energy) on all 5 major organ systems (Heart, Liver, Stomach, Lung & Kidney).

    Lionsmane “The Smart Mushroom""

    Hericium erinaceus​

    Lionsmane possesses two potent nerve growth factors and shows potential benefits for Alzheimer’s, Dementia, as well as other neurodegenerative diseases like MS & Parkinsons. These mushrooms help improve immunity, stress levels and aid in the growth of our nerve cells. Healthy nervous system equals healthy brain-body connection. Lionsmane may be of tremendous benefit for people with Alzheimer's because it has shown to reduce beta-amyloid plaques in animals. In a compelling animal study, mice were injected with neurotoxic peptides in order to assess the effects of Lionsmane on the type of amyloid plaque seen in Alzheimer’s sufferers. This study was a small simulation of the toxicity of the average American. Low nutrients, processed foods & toxic medications over time are the main contributing factors of Dementia. The Lionsmane mushroom may be our best chance to protect ourselves against these issues of the brain and nerves.

    Ashwagandha “Indian Ginseng"

    Withania somnifera

    Ashwagandha is one of history’s oldest medicinal herbs. It is treasured as Ayurveda’s most beneficial healing plant. This amazing root has some of the most research, substantiating it’s adaptogenic properties on human health. Ashwagandha can enhance physical strength and greatly reduce stress. It is an immune system modulator and has a special affinity for thyroid balance. Ashwagandha may also enhance testosterone in males, based on some clinical trials. But the real magic of this herb is shown in it’s remarkable impact on emotional wellbeing. This herb could potentially benefit people dealing with PTSD, depression, anxiety & mood disorders. This is based on the high amount of scientific evidence showing it’s tremendous reduction of cortisol and stress. The reduction of stress is an immense benefit to the nervous system and may induce sound sleep, focus and relaxation.

    Reishi "Mushroom of Spirituality"

    Ganoderma Lucidium

    Reishi is history's oldest medicinal mushroom, used for thousands of years in Traditional Chinese Medicine. It is considered the Queen of Mushrooms. This powerful and calming mushroom can help the body become grounded & emotionally clear. The Reishi stands out from other herbs with it’s ability to benefit the intelligence of our immune system. It has the ability to strengthen and calm our immune system, depending on what is favorable to our specific ailment. It may have tremendous benefit to issues of over active immune responses like seasonal allergies & autoimmune conditions. The Reishi is also known to be very useful in easing the severity of side effects of traditional cancer treatments, while also improving the immune response to attack cancer cells.

     

  • Herbal Sciences

    Using herbs to sustain and regain health is crucial at this point. It is potentially life threatening to have underlying health issues and do nothing to improve your nutritional intake. Roughly 50% of children and the majority of adults in America are nutritionally deprived and metabolically unhealthy.

    It is essential to note that herbs are not the fighters of disease. Herbs empower our cells organs and tissues to utilize resources more efficiently for a better functioning body.

    Using herbs in our diets and life styles as a primary means of recovery and maintaining good health is inevitable and people are grasping this faster and faster.

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