Tribulus

TRIBULUS – Yet another powerful plant with roots in many cultures, Tribulus has become well known over the years for its hormone balancing constituents as well as its overall strengthening properties. As a hormone modulator, Tribulus is well regarded for women going through menopause or even monthly cycles, while for men it is known as a powerful sexual tonic to enhance sexual potency and …

Rhodiola Root

Rhodiola is a tonic herb native to the cold harsh climates of Siberia, Tibet, Northeast China and Mongolia, where drinking strong decoctions of the root tea has been consumed for centuries to help acclimate to high mountainous altitudes as well as sustain high energy levels needed for living in these environments. Rhodiola is one of our top picks for regulating stress, as …

Goji Berry (Lycium)

LYCIUM FRUIT (GOJI BERRY) – Goji berries, though they are now commonly known as a superfood, or super fruit, are actually a superior class tonic herb in Chinese Medicine.

Regarded as one of the greatest longevity tonics in the spectrum of tonic herbs, Lycium is a wonderful Yin Jing restorative herb, meaning it helps restore the primal essence that we need to maintain a long and happy …

Eleuthero (Siberian Ginseng)

ELEUTHERO (SIBERIAN GINSENG) – One of the most widely used herbs in the world, Eleuthero has its roots (no pun intended) in China, Korea and Russia, which is why it is sometimes referred to as “Siberian Ginseng”(interesting, since it actually has no botanical relationship to actual ginseng, though its effects can be similar). Eleuthero is known among Chinese Herbalists as the “King of …

Cordyceps

Cordyceps has been a revered tonic for energy and adaptability since its discovery high in the Himalayan mountains thousands of years ago. Traditionally the mushroom grew in the highlands of Tibet where the spores would feed on caterpillars. Today we have an organically grown, vegan version that rivals any wild cordyceps money can buy. Here are a few key benefits of Cordyceps: Increases …

Chaga Mushroom

WILD SIBERIAN CHAGA – Chaga has a reputation all its own: known in China as “the King of Plants”, in Siberia as “Gift from God” and in Japan, it is called “Diamond of the Forest”. Chaga is truly a “Gift from God”, boasting an impressive array of bio-nutrients and powerful plant polysaccharides that can protect against even the most persistent immunological imbalances. …

Astragalus

Astragalus root has been utilized for over 2,000 years in Traditional Chinese Medicine as one of the most potent “Chi” tonic herbs available. It is known in the West for its ability to boost the immune system when used over a period of time.

Some of the active constituents that help regulate the immune system are triterpenoid saponins called astragalosides. Additional …

The Power of Reishi

Reishi is a mushroom, which within the context of Chinese Taoist Herbalism, is the most potent and effective “Shen” herb that one can take. What is “Shen”? In Chinese, Shen means “Spirit”. Even in Western Culture, the concept of a healthy, well-rounded person includes 3 aspects: Body, Mind & Spirit. While most people believe that the way to uplift and …