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Cordyceps Sinensis Dosage

Supplementing with Cordyceps Sinensis

Daily Dose of Cordyceps Sinensis: 1-9g

Cordyceps Sinensis, also known as cordyceps, is essentially caterpillar fungus. It is a type of fungus that grows on the larvae of caterpillars. The vegetable part of the fungus ripens in the late summer and is usually found in high elevations of 11,500 to 15,400ft in China. It has been widely used in Traditional Chinese Medicine and Tibetan Medicine for . . . Read more

Astragalus Dosage

Supplementing with Astragalus

Daily Dose of Astragalus: 750-1500mg

Astragalus is an herb that goes by the scientific name Astragalus membranaceus. Other more common names for the plant are milk vetch and locoweed. Its root is used for medicinal purposes to treat a wide range of health problems. For centuries, it has been used in Traditional Chinese Medicine and is usually given to patients following a heart attack to keep . . . Read more

Lactobacillus Plantarum Dosage

Supplementing with Lactobacillus Plantarum

Daily Dose of Lactobacillus Plantarum: 10-20 billion

Lactobacillus Plantarum is a probiotic which is good bacteria that can lead to an improvement in health. It is from the largest genus of the lactic acid bacteria group, Lactobacillus, which has over 50 species.Lactobacillus Plantarum is one of the most versatile species as it benefits both humans and animals. To this day, it continues to be the subject . . . Read more

Ashwagandha Dosage

Supplementing with Ashwagandha

Daily Dose of Ashwagandha: 1,200-2000mg

Ashwaganda is a plant whose roots and berries have been used in ancient Indian Ayurvedic medicine as a tonic herb since at least 6,000BC. The plant is also known as Withania somnifera, or Indian winter cherry, and is often considered the “Indian ginseng”. Traditionally, it was used to treat ear infection, skin ulcers, dropsy, asthma, general pain, rheumatism, wound infections, and occasionally to . . . Read more

Bilberry Dosage

Supplementsing with Bilberry

Daily Dose of Bilberry: 20-60g

Bilberry is a fruit that is a close relative to blueberry and is also called a huckleberry. It has many potential health benefits and has been used for centuries in folk and herbal medicines. One use of bilberry extract is to treat chronic venous insufficiency. This is when veins in the legs that carry blood to the heart become damaged, . . . Read more

Radish Dosage

Radish Dosage

Daily Dose of Radish: 400-800mg

Radishes are vegetables in which the roots are used as food as well as medicine. They are non-starchy, crunchy, have a mild taste, and are very low in calories, with only 6 calories per ounce. There are many different types of radishes but they all have the same basic nutritional makeup and health benefits. Because of the many health benefits it . . . Read more

Hemp Seeds Dosage

Hemp Seeds Dosage

Daily Dose of Hemp Seed: 3 tbsps

Hemp seeds from the hemp plant are rich in nutrients and can be used to make a variety of food products. They are known for being a rich source of Omega 3 fatty acids, which are good for the heart and have many health benefits overall. Omega 3 fatty acids are necessary for many bodily functions and it is an essential . . . Read more

Garlic Dosage

Garlic Dosage

Daily Dose of Garlic: 1800-3600mg

We use garlic in everyday cooking but it can also be used medicinally. Consumed by ancient civilizations for thousands of years for its health benefits, many used it as protection against the plague during the Middle Ages and during World War 2 to ward off gangrene. A natural substance called alliin becomes allicin when garlic is crushed or chopped. Allicin is . . . Read more

Goji Berry Dosage

Goji Berry Dosage

Daily Dose of Goji Berry: 10-30g of dried fruit

The goji berry is also known as the wolfberry and is grown in the north-central and western areas of China. The berry is a bright orange-red or blue-red color and can be easily damaged while picking so they are usually dried before they are exported to keep them preserved. In Traditional Chinese Medicine, it has been . . . Read more

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