Found only in southern China, Jiaogulan is also known as immortality herb. Residents who Drink a daily tonic of Jiaogulan refer to it as the “immortality herb” as the history shows people in those remote villages where Jiaogulan was growing wild lived to an uncommonly old age.
One of the first accounts where the benefits of Jiaogulan were revealed was when Japanese scientists began discovering Jiaogulan’s illness-prevention and therapeutic qualities in the late 1970’s. What they found out was that the herb has very similar qualities to ginseng, yet in some ways superior.
Benefits of immortality herb
Some of the immediate results have shown the immortality herb contains adaptogens with more than 100 different saponins. Ginseng, its’ closest competitor, contains only 28 different saponins. Saponins, which are the chemical compound that makes adaptogens work, increase the body’s resistance to everyday stress, trauma, anxiety, and fatigue.
Protect your vital organs (from free radicals and toxins), balance hormone levels (excesses or deficits), normalize cortisol levels, (stress releases the cortisol hormone and over time can result in insulin resistance and diabetes, suppression of immune function, premature aging, susceptibility to cancer, memory loss, depression, anxiety, increased blood pressure and the list goes on) fight chronic fatigue, increase your antioxidant protection, increase your stamina, get a better sleep, feel more alert plus many, many many more benefits.
To get the full benefits of immortality herb, it’s critical to use the right form of the herb. Due to it’s bitter taste, Japan and Thailand have introduced hybrids which have a more pleasant taste, however, research has indicated the plant must be from its’ natural Chinese wild state and the liquid from all its’ components must be used: leaves, stem, and root in a tonic or liquid format.
Immortality herb, promises to be the most powerful herb ever known to man and in keeping with the Chinese philosophy that herbs are not used alone, combining Jiaogulan with certain other high-antioxidant superfood nutrients appears to enhance the overall effectiveness of even this powerhouse of the Chinese world.
Jiaogulan reputation has reached even those countries far from Asia and sales have been increased since more and more people discover the healthy benefits of Jiaogulan. It is by all means possible that someday, this tea will be considered the most remarkable herbal tea in the world.