Beneficial Liver herbs for support of optimal liver function and healthy detoxification.
Jiaogulan (Gynostemma pentaphyllum)$11.80 – $47.00
Jiaogulan (Gynostemma pentaphyllum) Herb Extract Standardized to 98% Gypenoside.
Jiaogulan is a deciduous climbing vine native to southern China, southern Korea, northern Vietnam, and Japan. In China, it is also known as “Herb of Immortality” due to its special qualities. Jiaogulan has traditionally been used as both an adaptogen and a rejuvenating herb. Jiaogulan is believed to be a potent antioxidant herb, containing many health supporting saponins as well as trace minerals, amino acids, proteins, and vitamins.
The natural herb contains high amounts of ginsenosides, phytochemical components that were once thought to be wholly unique to Ginseng (Panax ginseng). As such, the uses of Jiaogulan and Ginseng seem to be very similar except Jiaogulan may be even more useful for supporting healthy blood sugar regulation within the body, due to the unique types of ginsenosides (gypenoside) the herb contains. Our standardized Jiaogulan extract has been concentrated to contain a minimum of 98% gypenoside.
Rhodiola (Rhodiola rosea)$10.00 – $48.00
Rhodiola (Rhodiola rosea) Root Extract 3% Rosavin.
Rhodiola rosea is native to Arctic regions of Asia and Europe and has a long history of use dating back thousands of years. Rhodiola is known as an adaptogen, a type of herb which may help to support the body’s response to physical or emotional stress. It may also help maintain healthy mood, energy levels, strength and mental performance.
Chaga (Inonotus obliquus)$9.60 – $48.00
Chaga (Inonotus obliquus) Organic Mushroom Extract 30% Polysaccharides.
The Chaga mushroom grows primarily on birch trees in the cold northern forests, and it has a long history of use in Chinese medicine. It is considered a rich source of antioxidants with potent immune supporting properties. Chaga may support the body’s inflammatory response, and help support the body’s defense against bacteria.
Slippery Elm (Ulmus rubra)$9.90 – $369.00
Slippery Elm (Ulmus rubra) Organic Powder.
Pure, high-quality Slippery Elm organic powder. Slippery Elm (Ulmus rubra) has been used as a natural remedy which may help to relieve digestive discomfort. Slippery Elm provides mucilage, which is an easily digestible long chain of sugars (polysaccharides) that make a slippery substance when combined with water.
Slippery Elm is one of the best herbs to help support healthy digestion, absorb toxins from the bowel, and soothe the digestive tract. Slippery Elm is very popular for supporting healthy bowels, bloating, constipation, diarrhoea (absorbs and softens stools), heartburn and for soothing the whole digestive tract.
It is a very gentle medicinal herb with virtually no side effects. Slippery Elm is also commonly given to horses and dogs (google for more information).
Milk Thistle (Silybum marianum)$9.60 – $40.00
Milk Thistle (Silybum marianum) Extract 80% Silymarin.
Milk Thistle is considered one of the best liver supporting tonics and has been used medicinally for over 2000 years. It gets its name from the milky white fluid that seeps from the leaves when they are crushed. Milk Thistle has been used to maintain healthy liver and digestive function, and may help protect the liver from the effects of toxins. The liver is one of the most important organs in the body and is responsible for eliminating toxins. The functioning of our liver can have a large impact on our overall health, energy and well-being.
Schisandra (Schisandra chinensis)$11.60 – $48.00
Schisandra Berry Extract 9% Schizandrins.
Schisandra, also called Schizandra, Chinese Magnolia Vine, and Five-flavor Berry (Schisandra chinensis), is a climbing vine native to Asia and North America with a long history of use in Traditional Chinese Medicine. In China, the berries are called “Wu Wei Zi” (五味子 in Chinese, Pinyin: wǔ wèi zi) which means five flavoured berry, due to the fact that they are sweet, sour, salty, bitter and pungent. There is much robust research that has been conducted on the properties, uses, benefits and side effects of Schisandra berry. Schisandra berries are considered to have highly protective properties and it is one of the best adaptogenic medicinal plants known. Schisandra is used to support healthy liver function, physical and mental performance, emotional health, energy and vitality.
Shilajit / Mineral Pitch (Asphaltum puniabianum)$9.60 – $48.00
Shilajit / Mineral Pitch (Asphaltum puniabianum) Extract 5% Fulvic Acid.
Shilajit is a natural concentrate of fossilized plants appearing as a compact mass of bituminous substance that oozes from rocks in the Himalayas during hot weather. Shilajit is highly regarded in Ayurvedic medicine where it is known as the “Destroyer of Weakness” and has been used since ancient times as a powerful tonic to support healthy energy levels, strength, endurance, libido and immune system health.
Maitake Mushroom (Grifola frondosa)$10.20 – $44.80
Maitake Mushroom Extract 30% Polysaccharides.
Maitake, meaning “dancing mushroom” in Japanese, is a medicinal mushroom very popular in Japanese and Chinese traditional herbal medicine. The Maitake mushroom grows in clusters at the base of trees, particularly oaks. Medicinally, Maitake may help support and strengthen the immune system, and it considered an adaptogen that helps the body adapt to stressful conditions.
Cistanche (Cistanche deserticola)$9.60 – $33.60
Cistanche (Cistanche deserticola) Root Extract 18% Polyphenols.
Cistanche is a genus of deserts plants in the Orobanchaceae family. They are holoparasitic plants which means that they obtain water and nutrients from the roots of host plants that they parasitize.
Cistanche is said to have been used as a remedy in Traditional Chinese Medicine for about 1800 years and is recorded in the Shennong Bencao Jing and Bencao Gangmu as a tonic. It may help support healthy libido, kidney and liver function, optimal energy levels, and strengthen the back and knees.
Garlic (Allium sativum)$8.00 – $35.20
Garlic (Allium sativum) Extract Powder 10:1.
Pure, high quality Garlic extract powder. Garlic is native to central Asia and has a history of over 7000 years as a medicinal plant and healthy food. Today Garlic extract is still one of the most popular anti-aging and health supplements in the world. Garlic is widely used for supporting immune health and wellbeing.
Moringa Organic Leaf Powder (Moringa oleifera)$9.00 – $283.30
Moringa Leaf Powder Organic
Moringa Leaf Powder Organic (Moringa oleifera).
Pure Organic Moringa leaf powder. Moringa oleifera is a fast growing, drought-resistant, deciduous tree, native to the southern foothills of the Himalayas in northwestern India. Moringa is widely cultivated in tropical and subtropical areas where its young seed pods, flowers, roots and leaves are used as vegetables and in herbal medicine. The seeds and roots can be used to extract oil and all parts of the Moringa tree contain high amounts of nutrients and antioxidants.
Due to the exceptional nutritional and medicinal properties, Moringa is often called “Miracle Tree”. The Moringa leaves are especially high in phytonutrients, vitamins, minerals and essential amino acids. Moringa may help to support healthy energy levels, immune function, detoxification, relief from pain and inflammation, healthy blood pressure and blood sugar levels, and skin and hair health.
Aloe (Aloe vera)$12.00 – $38.40
Aloe (Aloe vera) Extract Powder 10:1.
Aloe vera is a succulent plant that grows wild in tropical areas around the world. The fact that paintings of Aloe vera plants have been found on the walls of Ancient Egyptian temples and tombs reflect that mans relationship with this plant dates back to around 4,000 B.C. Aloe vera may support a healthy and smooth digestive system, soothe the lining of the stomach, and aid inflammation, wound healing and tissue repair.