Give the Gift of Three Life Giving Herbs

Down through ages there have been three life giving herbs that promote long life, vitality, and sexual vigour – Gotu Kola Capsules, Goji Berries, and Ginseng – What a great gift!

Make a gift pack for the holidays of three bottles of herbs that will keep your friends feeling great! You can buy them at your local health food store or Asian market.

These three herbs were taken daily by Li Ching Yuen an herbalist in China who lived to be extremely old (some say over 200 years) and had many wives and great, great, great, grandchildren.

Gotu Kola

Gotu Kola is a wonderful herb that grows all over the world and has many powerful health benefits… and is considered by many to be a true super adaptogenic herb.

Gotu Kola is one of the most powerful antioxidants on the market and also a great anti-inflammatory agent thus helping with arthritis.

Gotu Kola helps with stress and the regeneration of the adrenal glands and also boosts your memory capacity, focus, concentration, and some say intelligence too… plus it helps with depression and mood enhancement. In studies mice given gotu kola they were able to learn much faster… between 3 to 60% faster than the control group. And in studies done on children with learning disabilities they were able to concentrate better, adjusted to surroundings faster, and were more attentive.

Gotu Kola works wonders for nervousness, insomnia, anxiety, panic attacks and the effects of old age, and it also improves digestion, and allows you to feel full of energy. In studies with older people given gotu kola they had less stress and depression in general. It also lowers blood pressure, strengthens the liver and kidneys, and helps with urinary tract infections. It also strengthens the walls of blood vessels and arteries and helps with the prevention of strokes… and studies show that gotu kola can protect brain tissue from damage caused by strokes. Gotu Kola has also been used for treating dementia, Alzheimer’s Disease, seizures, and even MS.

Gotu Kola is great for healing stomach ulcers and for soothing and healing inflamed intestines. Plus gotu kola boost your immune system thus helping to prevent disease.


In Chinese Medicine and in Modern Day Western medicine the power of Ginseng has been proven to be very important for long life and great health. Many a long lived Chinese Herbalist going back over 5 thousands years has recommended the use of Ginseng as a wonderful builder of “Chi” (Vital Energy) and also used for long life and great health.



Ginseng can be made into tea, creams, made into soups, taken as liquid extracts and found in capsules and in tablets, and can even be cooked with chicken soup. And there are many different types of Ginseng including Korean Ginseng, Panax Ginseng, Asian Ginseng, and Red Ginseng. Ginseng contains about 29 different ginsenoside compounds that do your body good.

There is even a variety grown in the US especially in Wisconsin where a variety of Panax Ginseng is abundant. Each one of these Ginsengs has slightly different qualities with some being very powerful and others milder. They vary in price from the highest quality Asian Ginseng being over $200 a pound to the American Panax Ginseng being very inexpensive.

Ginseng is full of powerful antioxidants that are important for slowing the ageing process and for stopping the creation of free radicals and thus preventing disease such as cardiovascular disease, strokes, and cancer. And it contains a compound called “Maltol” which is also a powerful antioxidant that prevents cancer and promotes cardiovascular health.

Ginseng helps with obesity too by suppressing the appetite and thus helps with weight loss and boosts vitality and energy. At the same time lowing blood sugar and regulating blood sugar levels for long periods of time. It also boost metabolism and this helps with weight loss and increases vitality.

This wonderful herb is great for mental clarity as we get older, and for everyday work and helps with stress and prevents fatigue. It boosts up your memory and at the same time helps with mental clarity and your ability to concentrate on the job.

Ginseng works well for erectile dysfunction and has been used as a aphrodisiac for thousands of years, some call it the “Passion Fire Herb” by increasing libido. At the National Institute of Health studies where done showing that Panax Ginseng increased testosterone and thus created larger and longer lasting erections by increasing production of nitric oxide which relaxes blood vessels and increases blood flow to the genitals. And this increased blood flow is also beneficial for the cardiovascular system… helping with increased athletic performance.

Goji Berries 

Complex long chain sugars of the Goji berry coat the cell wall (the cell wall handles nutrients that go into the cell and waste products are removed from the cell and how the living tissue reacts to the world.) thus healthier cell is created able to deal with stress, diseases, and and even toxins.

Dried Goji Berries

Dried Goji Berries

Goji has more vitamin C than oranges and contains a large amount of vitamins B and E. Plus over 20 trace minerals, and more than 18 different amino acids.

In clinical studies Goji Berries have been found to contain Beta-Sitosterol which is a great anti-inflammatory agent. It lowers LDL cholesterol and helps with prostrate enlargement and impotence. Goji also contains fatty acids that help the body to produce hormones and promote healthy nerve and brain function.

Plus Goji contains Cyperone, a sesquiterpene which has been shown to be great for the heart, reduce blood pressure, help with PMS symptoms, and for treating cervical cancer.

Contains Solavetivone a powerful anti-fungal and anti-bacterial compound that is very important for boosting your immune system and for treating hepatitis.

Some of the compounds found in Goji calm the nervous system and improve memory. Goji helps prevent heart disease by increasing muscle production and lowering inflammation. And studies show that Goji lowers blood pressure.

Beijing Medical University found that Goji reduced allergy symptoms and worked wonders for psoriasis. In another study Goji was shown to increase anti-inflammatory fighting ability of the body…  which helps with arthritis.

Goji stimulates secretion of human growth hormone for a long life. Studied show that the polysaccharides sugars in Goji prevent cellular death. Plus red blood cells age slower with less damage from free radicals.

Goji contains germanium a compound that fights cancer. Goji reduces free radicals in the body thus reducing the possibility cancer. Goji promotes the production of antibodies, lymphocytes and white blood and immune factors that fight cancer and HIV. Goji balances blood glucose and promotes insulin production.

Studies show Goji decreases oxidative stress which is one of the causes of infertility, and reduces liver damage, cardiovascular disease, strokes, and cancer.

This article is meant to get you started… so you can do more research on your own… dig a little deeper and find what works for you. This article is for educational purposes only, I strongly recommend that you seek advice from your own GP, private doctor, or medical specialist for any ailment, illness, or medical condition. This article not meant to be a scientific analysis in any way shape or form.

Dr. Paul Haider – Master Herbalist and Spiritual Teacher for over 20 years, helping people to recover and feel healthy. You can also find Dr. Haider on FB under Dr. Paul Haider, Healing Herbs, and at www.paulhaider.comfeel free to contact him any time. Also check out Dr. Haider’s radio show at Nov. show to be about “Aliens and God” 

Dr. Paul Haider, Master Herbalist, HH, USA, Gift, Three Herbs, Gotu Kola, Ginseng, Goji Berries, Life Giving, Powerful, Longevity, Sexual Vigor, Long Life, Vitality, 


About Dr. Paul Haider

Dr. Paul Haider has been a Master Herbalist for over 25 years. Dr. Haider helps those looking for healing and realization. Dr. Haider has over 4,000 articles about natural health and spirituality, a radio show, and writes for many magazines including OM Times Magazine. Dr. Paul Haider - Contact him on his Website contact form at - and also on FB under Dr. Paul Haider
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