Ashwagandha, withania somnifera, is an ancient medicinal herb. Its classified as an adaptogen, meaning that it can help your body manage stress. Ashwagandha can boost brain function, lower blood sugar and cortisol levels, and help fight symptoms of anxiety and depression. Many of its health benefits are attributed to its high concentration of withanolides, which have been shown to fight inflammation and tumor growth. Several human studies have suggested that it can reduce blood sugar levels in both healthy people and those with diabetes. Withaferin a compound in ashwagandha helps induce apoptosis, which is the programmed death of cancer cells.
Living Tea Immunity and Longevity Blend 100g
We've combined these four potent herbs to create a wonderful vitality, longevity and immune-boosting blend:
Cordyceps Sinensis is one of the ultimate herbs in the world, the "perfect" Jing tonic, proven to increase vitality, alertness, virility, libido and respiratory function. Cordyceps is now favored by Olympic athletes and training enthusiasts to improve physical performance and endurance. This adaptogenic, immune-boosting herb is known to enhance the body's production of macrophages (important white blood cells of the immune system that fight an infection or remove accumulating damaged or dead cells), and also reduce tumors. The price of the herb rose exponentially on the international market when the herb was found to be an excellent anecdote to and preventative of SARS. We have found a local, potent source for this powerful herb. It is especially useful in building lung immunity, which is our first defense against environmental toxins and exogenous disease factors.
Astragalus, also known as huang qi or milkvetch, is most commonly known for its use in traditional Chinese medicine. It has many health benefits, including immune-boosting, anti-aging and anti-inflammatory effects. Astragalus is believed to prolong life and used to treat a wide variety of ailments, such as fatigue, allergies and the common cold. Its also used against heart disease, diabetes and other conditions. Its active compounds help strengthen the immune system and reduce inflammation. In animal research, astragalus root has been shown to help kill bacteria and viruses in mice with infections. Astragalus increases your body's production of white blood cells, which are the cells of your immune system responsible for preventing illness.
Reishi Wisdom and Immunity Mushroom
Long hailed as the elixir of spiritual immortality in Taoist medicine, Reishi is a paragon medicinal of the Chinese Herbal Pharmacopia. As a nourishing tonic to the three treasures of regenerative Strength, abundant Qi, and awakened Spirit (jing, qi, shen), this mushroom can be brewed as a potent tea. It helps build the body's resistance and immunity, supporting detoxification, gentle relaxation, longevity and the natural enhancement of intelligence and wisdom.
Suggested Use: 1 TBS. daily as a tea. We recommend adding boiling water, unsweetened non-dairy milk and honey. Enjoy!!