Jiaogulan Herbal Tea
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Jiaogulan Herbal Tea is a valuable daily addition to your diet. Cooling and refreshing a a cold beverage or soothing and warming served as a Hot Tea. Jiaogulan's many benefits are easily obtained through daily inclusion of this wonderful and blessed herb into ones diet.
Jiaogulan has been shown to aid in the normalizing of blood pressure, the reduction of harmful cholesterol and the increase in the bodies own production of a very important anti-oxidant called (SOD) superoxide dismutase. SOD production declines with age and may explain why we age faster after the age of 40.
So far, researchers have found that Jiaogulan contains active saponins (gypenosides) that boost cardiac output, increasing blood supply and nourishment to body organs. These gypenosides also maintain blood pressure within a normal range. Jiaogulans gypenosides have an equally modulating effect on the central nervous system, calming irritated nerves and stimulating under active nerves.
The herb also modulates lymphocyte transformation, enhances lymphocyte activity, and inhibits tumor growth.
Two clinical studies found that gypenosides encourage the body to produce superoxide dismutase (SOD) , antioxidant enzyme that scavenges free radicals.
Animal toxicology tests found no sign of organ damage, cancer growth, chromosome mutation, or teratogenicity. Gynostemma pentaphyllum Makino is the species used in most scientific studies, but other species have similar components and effects