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Longevity (With Green Tea)™

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DOCUMENTATION OF INDIVIDUAL HERBS


This tea harmonizes the five-organ system including Liver/Gall bladder, Heart/SmalI Intestine, Spleen/Stomach, Lung/Large Intestine, and Kidney/Bladder. Plus, a high level of antioxidant (80% polyphenols) from green tea extract promotes longevity. In addition, this product contains herbs used to cleanse the entire body, including the digestive tract and colon. It is a caffeine free waking up tea and also promotes weight loss even though one may be eating high fat, high calorie foods.

Green Tea
Organ Affinity: Heart, Lung, Stomach

Effects: Antipyretic, antidote, expectorant, improves digestion, lowers blood pressure, headache and hangover, clears heat from liver, lung and stomach.

Scientific findings: Polyphenols in green tea are potent antioxidants (40 times stronger than Vitamin C, 20 times stronger than Vitamin ·E). Polyphenols have radioprotective action, anti-mutagenic action, anti-tumor action, anti hypercholesterolemic action, anti- hyperglycemic action, anti-hypertensive action (Angiotensin I converting enzyme inhibitor), anti-bacterial and anti-viral action, anti-ulcer action, deodorant action, fatsugar blocking action (Inhibiting Amylase, Sucrase, Maltase) and fat reducing action.

Lycium Barbarum

(Lycium)

Organ Affinity: Liver, Kidneys

Effects: Tonic to liver and kidneys, nourishes semen, improves vision.

Indication: Liver yin deficiency, blurry vision, dizziness, headaches, kidney yin deficiency: spermatoroea, lumbago

Jujube

(Ziziphus)

Organ Affinity: Spleen

Effects: Tonic to Spleen and Stomach, nutrient and sedative

Indication: General Energy deficiency, Fatigue and hysteria

Hawthorn berry

Organ Affinity: Spleen/Stomach, Liver, Heart

Effects: Digestive, moves stagnant excess food, antidiarrhetic

Indication: Stagnant, undigested food accumulated in stomach; excess consumption of meats and fats; diarrhea, post-natal abdominal pain; scrotal pain and pressure. Dilates the blood vessels to lower blood pressure and dissolves cholesterol deposits in lining of blood vessels.

Orange peel

Organ Affinity: Spleen/Stomach and Lung/Large Intestines

Effects: Regulates energy, improves digestion, expectorant, antitussive, drying, antiemetic

Indication: Energy stagnation in Spleen and in Stomach, oppression in chest, stagnation due to excess phlegm, abdominal pain and pressure, nausea and vomiting.

Ginger

(Zingiber officinale)

Organ Affinity: Heart, Lungs, Spleen, Stomach, Kidney

Effects: Warming, stimulant to yang energy; dissolves phlegm, stomach ache,
antiometic.

Indications: Cold excess in spleen and stomach; nausea and vomiting, diarrhea, cold and painful abdomen, cold hands and feet, weak pulse, cold excess in lungs: cough; profuse clear sputum.

Remarks: Fluid extract of ginger has been used since the 1500's for gastrointestinal distress. May help with motion sickness, vestibular disorders, even morning sickness and a cardiotonic agent. Ginger also acts as a powerful antioxidant, promotes potent anti-ulcer activity, promises chemopreventive agents for intestinal neoplasia, improves energy by facilitating the action of the ATPase and improving usage of oxygen in the
body.

Astragalus

(Radix astragali)

Organ Affinity: Spleen, Lungs

Effects: Tonifies; diuretic, impedes perspiration, promotes suppression of abscess.

Indications: Energy deficiency, fatigue, prolapsed rectum, womb, or other organs, profuse sweating due to external "empty" ailments; stubborn abscess; facial swelling; diabetes.

Remarks: Used as a cardiotonic, lowers blood pressure and blood sugar; improves circulation in flesh and skin. Strengthens immune system by stimulating white cell activity and production of interferon. Chinese herbalists use it to improve digestion and metabolism.

Liriope

(LiLy-Turp)

Organ Affinity: Heart, Lungs and Stomach

Effects: Refrigerant to heart, demulcent to lungs, stomach nurturing, emollient and antitussive

Indication: Lung-yin deficiency, dry- coughs, blood in sputum, irritability, thirst due to fluid deficiency. Rehmannia

Organ Affinity: Heart, Small Intestine, Liver, Kidneys
Effects: Antipyretic, cools and tonifies the blood, kidney and cardiotonic, demulcent, hemostatic, diuretic. Indications: Body heat and heat rash due to internal heat excess, yin deficiency due to heat injuries, diabetes.

Lo Han Kuo

(Cucurbitaceae fruit - Momordica grosvenori)

Organ Affinity: Spleen, Liver

Effects: Antipyretic; moist; calming; and relaxing.

Indications: Digestive tractproblems; sore throats, coughs, headache, and tension.
Remarks: Effective for elimination of constipation, diarrhea, or other digestive problems; relaxes digestive tract. Relates to tension and helps reduce headaches.

Selected References For
Longevity (With Green Tea)TM

GREEN TEA
1. Polyphenols as cancer chemopreventive agents. (Review). J Cell Biochem Suppl 1995; 22:169-80. Stoner GD Mukhtar H.

LYCIUM BARBARUM
I. Zhang X [Experimental research on the role of Lycium barbarum polysaccharide in anti-peroxidation]. [Chinese] Chung Kuo Chung Yao Tsa Chin 1993 Feb; 18(2):ll0-2, 128.

2. Du P. etal. "Observation of the effects of LAK/IL-2 therapy combining with Lycium barbarum polysaccharides in the treatment of 75 cancer patients." [Chinese] Chung Hua Chung Lui Tsa Chin 1994 Nov; 16(6):428-31.

3. Gao B. etal. "Protective action of Lye jum barbarum L (LbL) and betaine of lipid peroxidation of erythrocvte membrane induced by H202." [Chinese] Chung Hua Chung Lui Tsa Chin 1994 May; 20(5):303- 4, inside cover.

GINGER

1. 6-Gingesulfonic acid, a new anti-ulcer principle, and gingerglycolipids A, B, and C three new monoacyldigalactosyglycerols, from zingiberis rhizoma. Chem Pharm Bull 40:2239-41, 1992. Yoshikawa, etc.

2. Antioxidant actions of thymol, carvacrol, 6-gingerol, zingetone and hydroxytyrosol. Food Chem Toxicol 32:31-6, 1994. Aeschbach R. etc.

3. Antiplatelet effect of gingerol isolated from Zingiber officinale. J. Pharm Pharmacol 47:329-32, 1995. Guh JH etc.

4. Ginger (Zingiber officinale) in rheumatism and musculoskeletal disorders. Med Hypotheses 1992 Dec; 39(4):342-8 Srivastava K.C. Mustafa T.

5. Suppressive effects of gingerol and ginger oil on arthritic rats. Pharmacology 1994 Nov; 49(5):3 14-8. Sharma J.N., Srivastava K.C., Gan E.K.

ASTRAGALUS

1. Hikino, H., Funayama, S.H. and Endo, K. "Hypertensive principle of astragulas and hedysarum roots." Planta Medica, 30(4), 297-302, 1976.

2. Zhang, ND., Wong, Y.L. et al. "Effects of astragulas saponin 1 on cAMP and cGMP level in plasma and DNA synthesis in regenerating rat liver." Acta Pharmaceutic Sinica, 19(8), 619-621, 1984.

3. Yang, G. and Geng, P. "Effects of yang-promoting drugs on immunological functions of yang- deficient animal model induced by prednisolone." Journal of traditional Chinese Medicine, 4(2), 153-156, 1984.

4. Zhou, M.X. et al. "Theraputic effect of astragulas in treating chronic active hepatitus and the changes in immune function.~ Journal of Chinese People's Liberation Army, 7(4), 242-244, 1982.

5. Hou, Y., etal. "Effect of radix astragali seu hedysari on the interferon system." Chin. Med. J., 94(1), 35- 40, 1981.

REHMANNIA
1. Honda S et. al. [Studies on Rehmanniac radix. III. The relation between changes of constituents and improvable effects on hemorheology with the processing of roots of Rehmannia glutinosa]. [Japanese] Yakugaku Zasshi 1996 Feb; 1 16(2):158-68.

2. Feng XW et. al. "Effects of Rehmannia glutinosa polysaccaride b on T-lymphocytes in mice bearing saroma 180." Chung Kuo Yao Li Hsush Pao 1995 Jul; 16(4):337-40.

3. Kubo Met. al. "Studies on rehmanniac radix. I. Effects of 50% ethanolic extract from steamed and dried rehammiae radix on hemorheology in arthritic and thrombosic rats." Biol Pharm Bull 1994 Sept;
17(9):1282-6.
 
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