“Everyone wants to age gracefully and here are 4 wonderful herbs that will keep you vital, vigorous, sharp, full of life, sexually active, and very healthy.”
Goji – For Feeling Great as We Age!
From the Himalayan Mountains – Goji Berries have grown wild in the Himalayan Mountains. Way up in the fresh air where there is very little human life. This allows for pristine nutrients to wash down from the mountains and find their way into the soil where Goji Berries grow. Goji contains complex sugars that are very important for getting rid of stress and detoxing the body.
History – Goji Berries have given long life to men like Li Qing Yuen in China who was born in 1678 and died in 1930 thus lived to be 252 years old. His daily consumption of Goji berries increased his life span and vitality. And scientists have looked over the evidence for Li Qing Yuen’s long life and verified all the claims.
How Goji Works – 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.
Goji Contains Vitamin B, C and E – 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.
Beta-Sitosterol – 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.
Great Oils – Goji also contains fatty acids that help the body to produce hormones and promote healthy nerve and brain function as we age.
Contains Cyperone – 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.
Solavetivone – Contains Solavetivone a powerful anti-fungal and anti-bacterial compound that is very important for boosting your immune system and for treating hepatitis.
Improves Memory – Some of the compounds found in Goji calm the nervous system and improve memory.
Heart Disease and Old Age – Goji helps prevent heart disease by increasing muscle production and lowering inflammation. And studies show that Goji lowers blood pressure.
Arthritis and Old Age – In another study Goji was shown to increase anti-inflammatory fighting ability of the body… which helps with arthritis.
Live Longer and Feel Great – 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.
Cancer – 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.
Helps Diabetics – Goji balances blood glucose and promotes insulin production.
Stress and Old Age – Studies show Goji decreases oxidative stress which is one of the causes of infertility, and reduces liver damage, cardiovascular disease, strokes, and cancer.
Great Athletic Performance and Aging – Goji promotes amazing muscle growth. And studies show Goji helps with weight loss and creates lean muscles mass and we lose muscle mass as we grow older. Goji promotes glycogen storage, increases lactate dehydrogenase… and detoxes away urea nitrogen and other toxins.
Oral Health as We Grow Older – As a mouth wash Goji reduces periodontal disease according to studies in China.
Aging Eye Health – Goji promotes great night vision. Goji contains powerful antioxidants such as beta-carotene and zeaxanthin for eye health… protecting the eyes from disease and macular degeneration. Goji has more wonderful eye health compounds than any other food.
Sexual Vigor in Old Age – Goji promotes the production of androgen hormones in the body… which increases male energy, healing impotence and improving libido.
Dose – Most people eat 30 to 40 berries every morning for great health and vitality.
You can buy Goji Berries just about any where now, and you can find them on-line or ask for them at hour local health food store. And they are growing them now in the US and you can buy fresh Goji Berries in some markets.
Ginseng – For Sexual Vitality as We Age!
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.
Forms – 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.
Variety – 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.
Highly Valued – A 400 year old Ginseng root that was found in the high mountains of China that sold for over $10,500 per oz… amazing!
Powerful Antioxidant – Ginseng is full of powerful antioxidants that are important for slowing the aging 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.
Old Age Obesity – 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. Ginseng helps the liver hold on to glycogen, thus break down fatty acids instead for energy.
Mental Clarity as We Age – 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. Some recommend taking Ginseng with ginkgo biloba for an additional increase of blood flow to the brain thus staving off mental disfunction… and this may help with Alzheimer’s disease too. And there’s evidence that Ginseng helps with mood enhancement by bringing about a sense of well being and happiness.
Erectile Disfunction and Libido – 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.
And another study at NIH showed using Panax Ginseng cream on the sex organs can help with premature ejaculation. And there is some indication that Ginseng can increase sperm count and motility too (Study done with Panax Ginseng over 3 months showed a marked increase in sperm count and motility)
Boost Your Immune System – Studies show that Ginseng boosts the immune system and when taking vaccines can help people (Especially older people) recover from disease quickly. There are many people with testimonials about their grandmother and grandfather taking Ginseng all their lives… and being fully functional and vital well into their 90’s, and even over 100 years old. And a powerful immune system means less chance of coming down with cardiovascular disease, cancer, and other immune mediated diseases such as some types of arthritis.
Lowers Cholesterol, Lung Improvement, Cancer – Ginseng also lowers LDL or bad cholesterol, and increases HDL or good cholesterol. Plus Ginseng is very good at helping correct lung conditions such as asthma, COPD, cystic fibrosis, and Pseudomonas infections. Studies are being done using Ginseng for treating stomach, ovarian, liver, and breast cancer, and Ginseng also increases blood flow to the skin thus giving you lustrous healthy looking skin.
Other Uses – There are many other uses for Ginseng too… such as getting rid of stomach inflammation and gastritis, and for increasing blood production and thus helping with anemia, helps with liver function, headaches, dizziness, GI distress, strengthens the kidneys, fluid retention, hangovers, fibromyalgia, strengthens the digestive system, and it works well for chronic fatigue syndrome.
And some studies show that taking Ginseng can reduce your chances of coming down with the common flu and cold. And Ginseng harmonizes bodily functions bringing about that sense of well being that people talk about when taking Ginseng.
Dose – Most people taking 2 – 400 or 500 mg capsules per day of Ginseng or drink a couple cups of Ginseng tea per day for that great feeling of wellness and vitality. But start out with a small dose and work your way up for the best results, and in Chinese Medicine they say it takes months to really see the full benefit of Ginseng.
And some people recommend a mixture of gotu kola, Ginseng, he shou wu, and goji fruit made into a tea for long life and great health.
You can find Ginseng at your local health food store or you can order it on-line, just google “Buy Ginseng” and lots of vendors will show up, and they also have Ginseng on Amazon for sale.
Gotu Kola – For Better Concentration As We Age!
Super Adaptogen – 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.
Antioxidant – Gotu Kola is one of the most powerful antioxidants on the market and also a great anti-inflammatory agent thus helping with arthritis.
Stress and Mental Clarity – 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.
Great for Old Age – 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.
Protect the Brain – 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.
Ulcers and GI Tract – 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.
Great Minerals – Gotu Kola contains lots of great minerals and vitamins including Vitamins A, B’s, and C plus selenium, phosphorus, iron, calcium, manganese, magnesium, potassium, and even silicon for strong hair and nails.
Tingling in Arms and Legs – Studies show that gotu kola can help with congestion from colds and flues and also reduce fevers. Also works well for funny sensations and tingling in the arms and legs and leg cramps. It also works well as a good diuretic thus helping you to lose water weight and lower blood pressure.
Speeds Up Healing – Gotu Kola is a powerful antibacterial agent that has been used for treating skin wounds, skin ulcers, psoriasis, burns, scleroderma, surgical wounds, leprosy, also works well for varicose veins and hemorrhoids, plus it strengthens and adds tone to the skin. And the extract of Gotu Kola can speed up healing by more than 70% compared to control groups. Plus new studies show that gotu kola kills cancer cells… especially stomach, liver, skin, and uterine cancer cells.
Long Live and Great Health — Li Ching Yuen was reported to live to be 256 years old (born in 1677 and died in 1933) and had 23 wives, and believed his longevity was due to drinking guto kola tea every day.
And a very old and very healthy yogi in India by then name of Guru Nanddo Narian who lived to be 107 said his good health was produced by drinking guto kola tea every day.
Helps with Meditation – And some people believe that gutu kola can help you concentrate better while learning meditation and other forms of spiritual practices… and gotu kola is said to fortify all three areas of life — Jing, Shen, and Chi in Chinese Medicine.
Dose – Most people take one or two 250 mg capsules daily.
Finding – You can buy guto kola as teas, capsules, salves, tablets, tinctures, and infusions on-line or at your local health food store or order them on-line – just google “buy gotu kola” and many places will come up. Plus they have gotu kola on Amazon for sale.
He Shou Wu – Powerful Antioxidant for Great Aging
Powerful Antioxidant for Graceful Aging – He Shou Wu or Fleece Flower is a very powerful antioxidant plant that grows in Asia that helps to slow down the aging process and prevent free radicals from causing disease such as cardiovascular disease, strokes, and even cancer.
Slows Aging Process – He Shou Wu has many compounds that are similar to resveratrol which is found in red wine and grape juice which slow the aging process and help prevent and reverse DNA damage.
Strong Sexual Urges into Old Age – It also seems to turn sexual disfunction around and provide strong erections and powerful sexual urges and increase sperm count and it works well for women too. It also cleans away toxins from the body especially from the liver and kidneys.
Great Immune Booster for Old Age – Many studies have been done on He Shou Wu and the end results show that it’s a great immune boosting agent, boosts libido, and also improves circulation throughout the body, plus it’s a powerful antioxidant.
Helps with the Stress of Aging – He Shou Wu is rich in zinc, iron, and lots of other trace minerals and especially Superoxide Dismutase the most powerful of all antioxidants… and instead of making your nervous this great herb calms and sedates while powering up the immune system.
Anti-Inflammatory – He Shou Wu is a wonderful adaptogen that helps with stress and also works as a great anti-inflammatory agent, thus helping with arthritis and other inflammatory diseases, especially inflammation of the liver.
Creates Balanced Health – He Shou Wu is a great balancing agent that brings back health and vitality to those who are aging, and it also lowers blood pressure at the same time, and it lowers cholesterol and balances blood sugar.
Live to Be Very Old – Animal studies with He Shou Wu show that animals feed a diet including this powerful herb lived to be much older than their counterparts not feed He Shou Wu… and clinical trials with people showed similar results. Fruit flies feed He Shou Wu lived to be much older, and animals feed the herb also had healthier looking and better functioning organs that those that were not. And individual cells have a much longer growth cycle when infused with He Shou Wu. And He Shou Wu is a good kidney tonic for deficient Jing or life energy… thus providing health and vitality.
Improves the Three Aspects of Aging – He Shou Wu brings about three things – in China they say – Sleep Like a Dog, being able to sleep deeply any where. Sit like a tortoise, being able to sit and meditate deeply without thinking. And Walk like a pigeon, walking briskly or speed walking no matter no matter how old you are.
Dose – Most people take from 250 to 500 mg capsules – 2 or 3 times a day.
Chinese medicine has not been around for thousands of years with great success for nothing… you might want to try He Shou Wu.
You can order He Shou Wu on-line or ask for it at your local health food store. Or just google “buy fleece flower herb” and lots of places on line will come up where you can order fleece flower herb.
There you have it… 4 wonderful herbs that will keep you looking great, feeling great, full of life, with a great sex life, and very healthy into your old age.
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