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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

Fo-Ti Dosage

Supplementing with Fo-Ti

Daily Dose of Fo-Ti: 9-15g of dried herbs

Fo-Ti has many names; it’s official scientific name is Fallopia multiflora, but in medicine it is predominantly referred to as Polygonum multiflorum. A plant native to China, where it is called He shou wu, Fo-Ti can also be found in Taiwan and Japan. People use Fo-Ti as a longevity tonic for graying hair, premature aging, weakness, vaginal . . . Read more

Resveratrol Dosage

Supplementing with Resveratrol

Daily Dose of Resveratrol: 40mg

Resveratrol is a natural chemical compound commonly found in red wine, the skin of red grapes, and some other foods. It is part of a group of plant compounds called polyphenols, which have antioxidant properties. Polyphenols act as antibiotics and plants produce them to protect them from microorganisms. For people, polyphenols also have many health benefits. The antioxidant properties may . . . Read more

CoQ10 Dosage

Daily Dose of CoQ10: 100-200mg

Coenzyme Q10 is a substance that seems to be essential for longevity. Present in the mitochondria every cell in the body, it is vital in the production of ATP, the cell’s energy source. CoQ10 is found in highest concentrations in the heart, liver, and kidneys and does everything from lower blood pressure to aid in the treatment of Parkinson’s disease. . . . Read more

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