Food of the Immortals is comprised of the most effective anti-aging and energy-building herbs, all renowned in the Traditional Chinese system of Medicine (TCM) for their supreme tonic effects. When these herbs are combined, they nourish the direct centers of the body responsible for building our vital life force while also preserving the integral essence that is created. This functional food-herb formulation strengthens the spirit, enhances mental awareness, and improves physical activity.
This formulation tastes like sweetened chocolate and works as a fantastic daily tonic that serves as a functional food that greatly supports the kidneys and adrenal glands, improving the functions of the body as a whole. This blend in high doses can strongly enhance hormone production, build lean muscle, and cause the potent burning of fat.
It can be mixed with cacao for the very real flavor of fudge. Mix with fo-ti for darker hair and long life. Mix both to feel like a traveled Mayan.
Panax ginseng root (red),
Rehmannia glutinosa (prepared),
Astragalus makes an excellent adaptogen for helping the body rebuild energy and recover from times of sickness. It effectively improves how energy is created from oxygen and food while greatly enhancing the immune system. Astragalus improves breathing, adrenal function, and the gastrointestinal tract, increases metabolism, reduces fatigue, promotes healing, and improves the immune system.
Cistanche is a tonic kidney herb, working much like Panax ginseng but working in a more nourishing rather than stimulating way, supporting sexual potency, counteracting fatigue, improving the fertility of both sexes, reducing lower back pain, enhancing the immune system, supporting the circulatory system, improving memory, slowing signs of aging, and speeding up post-workout recovery.
Cordyceps mushroom has been used in Traditional Chinese Medicine for centuries, modern research has affirmed its value. In the Chinese system of Medicine, Cordyceps is considered primarily a lung and kidney tonic, strengthening the ability of the lungs to generate qi from the breath, while both nourishing and stimulating Jing energy, which is housed in the kidneys. Scientific studies show the main activities of the fungus are oxygen-free radical scavenging, anti-aging, endocrine nourishing, cholesterol-reducing cardiovascular tonifying, and sexual function-restorative activities. Furthermore, Cordyceps has mood-enhancing effects, stimulates the nervous system, improves glucose metabolism, greatly enhances relaxed deep breathing, protects the liver, tonifies the immune system, has anti-inflammatory properties, and reduces the damage that can occur from disorders of the kidney.
He Shou Wu (Fo-ti) is a beneficial ally for nourishment and vitality, it has a mild hormone-balancing effect that helps balance testosterone levels and keeps one feeling and looking young. Fo-ti has strong MAO-B (Monoamine Oxidase B) inhibiting properties. MAO-B is what inactivates dopamine, a vital neurotransmitter related to memory, focus, and learning. Youthfulness and low MAO-B levels have been linked and it is believed that by keeping MAO-B levels low, one can preserve their youth and vigor. Is it any wonder that the Chinese have regarded Fo-ti as the fountain of youth?
Kali musli is an Ayurvedic adaptogen that has been demonstrated to dose-dependently increase testosterone levels in peer-reviewed studies. The herb is traditionally used as an aphrodisiac and rejuvenative, as well as a general tonic.
Panax ginseng is the original adaptogen and is considered the King of All Herbs. Panax ginseng has been shown to slow the conversion of dopamine to norepinephrine, stimulate testosterone synthesis, and activate vasodilatory and aggressive beta-adrenergic receptors; these effects greatly increase the sense of self-esteem, reduce anxiety and pain without sedation, while providing a potent androgenic hormone stimulating effect that increases libido and erectile response. In Traditional Chinese Medicine, Panax ginseng, or Ren Shen, is said to possess sweet, bitter, and warm qualities and enters the lung, spleen, and heart meridians while greatly strengthening qi.
Rehmannia is one of the 50 fundamental herbs of Traditional Chinese Medicine and is the premier tonic along with He Shou Wu (Fo-ti) for tonifying Kidney Yin. It is frequently referred to as the ‘Food of the Kidneys’. Rehmannia nourishes the kidneys and adrenal glands, and in high doses elicits a release of adrenaline, endorphin, natural steroids, growth hormones, and more.
Safed musli is another Ayurvedic adaptogen that has been demonstrated to increase circulating levels of nitric oxide, improving blood flow and eliciting a vasodilatory effect. The saponins in Safed musli also nourish the sexual organs and support healthy libido in both men and women.
Fenugreek is a nutritious herb with many uses, finding its niche somewhere in between health and spices like most other pleasant-tasting tonic herbs. The seeds in addition to providing a variety of nutrients and phytochemicals that support general health, also have a particularly potent action at increasing the levels of growth hormones circulating in the human body. Fenugreek is traditionally considered a female tonic, increasing breast growth and milk production, but has a shared activity at increasing hormone count for both men and women.
Wild yam has been used throughout Asia, India, and Europe as a medicinal root for its hormone-enhancing actions. Wild yam contains diosgenin, a compound very important to the medical industry as a precursor to hormones in a laboratory setting. Thanks to the structural activity of the compound, it and its metabolites are believed to have some activity similar to some hormones, such as testosterone and progesterone.
Cinnamon in low doses produces a central stimulation effect that improves the absorption of herbs when consumed and directs them to the organ it is associated with, which is the adrenal glands. In this way, cinnamon guides and directs the other herbs in this blend.
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1 to 4 tsp per serving, best taken on an empty stomach or lightly simmered for 3-5 minutes. Mixes and tastes great with hot water, no filtration required. Can also be used in smoothies, mixed with cocoa, brewed into tea, or consumed straight. 1 tsp is mild, 2 tsp is moderate, 3 tsp is strong, and 4 tsp is very strong.
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