Bulk Jiaogulan Gynostemma Powder
Jiaogulan Gynostemma is a green climbing leafy herb vine that grows wild in the Asian Mountains. The herb has only recently become famous because of the long healthy lives of the villages nearby who have used it as a daily tea. Due to the 100 year old centenarian population in these villages, Jiaogulan has now been dubbed immortality tea!
Since its introduction to the western world, its energizing anti-fatigue effects, are now being used by health enthusiast in place of coffee and tea. Because of its high antioxidant ability to moderate immune functions, it can be helpful in relieving anxiety, fatigue and stress, all factors known to compromise long-term health.
Regular use of Jiaogulan Herb is considered to be non-toxic to the body and can actually be helpful with body detox efforts. Depending on the individual, it can help regulate the immune system by either boosting or suppressing your metabolism. It offers a wide range of health benefits believed to increase energy & stamina for anyone struggling with fatique.
Gynostemma Pentaphyllum, also known as the sweet tea by locals, has a naturally sweet taste and is often called southern ginseng due to its high saponin compounds which are similar to ginseng. It is a tonic herb that can be easily made into a teas. The regular use of gynostemma tea can stimulate the body naturally without caffeine providing an energizing feeling and boost. It can help with mental concentration and provide an extra benefit to anyone fatigued due to long work hours, stressful activities that are often part of our daily life.
Although Fresh Gynostemma can be used in baking, sprinkles on meals or eaten, it is usually dried and made into a hot tea to release its beneficial compounds. The traditional way to consume gynostemma, is as a delicious herbal tea which has a slightly sweet flavor tasteing even better then green tea. As a herbal tea, it can be infused reasonably quick with it commonly being steeped between 5-15 minutes and then strained. One level teaspoon of powder per cup of hot water is recommended but can be adjusted according to taste. Because of its high saponin glycoside content often referred to as soap, this sweet tasting tea will froth-up in the tea pot if reheated.
Scientific Research has shown that the leaves have a concentrated number of unique phyto-chemicals that have been shown to have an anti-oxidant, anti-inflammatory and anti-tumor effect. It has been considered.potentially helpful in reducing inflammation, lowering blood pressure, boosting metabolism and helping with depression, cholesterol, and high blood sugar too. Gynostemma is commonly used in China for fatty liver, obesity and type 2 diabetes and Its ability to provide anticancer activity with chemotherapy treatments for the colon, lung carcinoma cells and liver cancer seems promising.
It is also reported that Gynostemma Tea or extracts are known to help normalize blood pressure, reduce inflammation and improve cardiac function as well as decrease risk of various cardiovascular diseases, Gynostemma for Weight Loss and Diabetes. Likewise, jiaogulan's effects at increasing fat metabolism can also be directly applied to those wanting to reduce excess body fat and is thus a widely used Asian treatment for weight reduction. A double-blind study using Gynostemma pentaphyllum extract was shown to be effective in treating obese patients. When combined with a healthy diet and exercise, gynostemma tea has been shown to help promote weight loss.
Precautions should be taken if you are pregnant, breastfeeding, using prescription drugs, blood thinners or heart medications.
Botanical Name for Jiaogulan: Gynostemma Pentaphyllum
Keeps well in a Mason Jar for Long Term Storage
Package Size is 1 Pound of Bulk Jiaogulan Herb Powder