• Adaptogens!

    build your immunity and reduce your stress load

    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 well being of all major organ systems in Chinese medicine 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 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 of 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 and Amino Acids. Due to the high mineral content 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 and glands and has shown a very large range in its health benefits. Goji berries help skin and blood health this may help damage in small intestines, colon, gallbladder & stomach. It additionally helps the body in purifying the blood and can be beneficial to the liver. Some noted benefits include, normalized blood pressure, fever reduction and 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 bests 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 and healthy. 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 a day. 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 possessed two potent nerve growth factors & shows potential benefits for Alzheimer’s, dementias 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 = 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 nutrient, processed foods & toxic medications over time are the main contributing factors of dementias. The Lionsmane mushroom may be our best chance to protect our selves against these issues of the brain and nerves.

    Ashwagandha “Indian Ginseng"

    Withania somnifera

    Ashwagandha is one of history’s oldest medicinal herb. It is treasured as Ayurveda’s most beneficial healing plant; this amazing root has some of the most research substantiating its amazing 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 male based on some clinical trials; but the real magic of this herb is shown in its remarkable impact on emotional well being. This herb could potentially benefit people dealing with PTSD, depression, anxiety & mood disorders based on the high amount of scientific evidence showing its tremendous reduction of cortisol and stress. The reduction of stress is of 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 medicinal mushroom can help the body become grounded and emotionally clear. The Reishi stands out from most other herbs with its ability to benefit the intelligence of our immune system. It has the ability to strengthen & calm our immune system depending on what is most favorable to our body's ailment. It may have tremendous benefit to issues of over active immune responses like seasonal allergies & auto-immune 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 and or on medication for a diagnosis.

    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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