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Vitality Tea

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Increases blood flow to the genital area (Yang), which improves sexual energy for men. An herbal substitute for Viagra. Take this highly effective formula when you encounter impotence and low kidney energy, including low back pain and fatigue. Horny Goat Weed lowers blood pressure by dilating capillaries and blood vessels while nurturing the kidneys. Dong Quai nourishes the blood and, in combination with Knotweed and Cayenne Pepper, improves blood flow. Panax Ginseng and Licorice promote Qi circulation. This well balanced formula nourishes both yin and yang and improves both Blood and Qi, as well as helping the immune system and balancing hormones in the body.

DOCUMENTATION OF INDIVIDUAL HERBS
Horny Goat Weed (Epimedium sagittatum)

Organ Affinity: Liver, Kidneys

Effects: Tonic to Kidney-Yang; eliminates wind-damp ailments (rheumatic); aphrodisiac

Indications: Kidney-Yang deficiency, impotence, spermatorrhea, premature ejaculation, lumbago, cold
hands and feet, fears of cold, rheumatic discomforts of "wind-damp" excess, spasms; numbness.

Remarks: Dilates the capillaries and large blood vessels, lowers blood pressure.

Dong Ouai (Angelica sinesis)

Organ Affinity: Liver & Spleen

Effects: Tonic to blood; emennagogue; promotes circulation; analgesic, sedative, laxative.

Indications: Menstrual disorders; dysmenorrhoea, menorrhagia, amenorrhoea, blood deficiency: painful
scarring in traumatic injuries, postnatal abdominal pain; rheumatic pains.

Remarks: Best herb for menstrual disorders. Strengthens female reproductive organs and regulates hormonal
levels. Also, used as a liver remedy, circulatory stimulant and blood fortifier. Eases the effects of
menopause.

Chinese Knotweed (Polygonum cuspidatum)

Organ Affinity: Kidney

Traditional use in Chinese Medicine: Tonic to kidneys, kidney deficiency: lumbago, weak bone,
constipation due to dry intestine, swelling of lymph glands, abscissa and ulcers, analgesic. Expels "dampwind",
moist, eases blood flow (menstrual disorders), candida, sore throat, cough, and clear phlegm.

Remarks: Anti-inflammatory (arthritis), anti- bronchitis, fever due to lung infection, anti microbial and
anti-viral.

Recent scientific findings: Polydatin thins blood, inhibits effect of platelet aggregation, reducing effect on
arterial thrombosis, prevents endotoxin-induced acute lung injury, enhances antioxidaiton and protects
against multiple organ failure. Anthraguinones (emodin, danthron, physcion and rhein) are active antiinflammatory
compounds against arthritis and anti-microbial activity.

Panax Ginseng

Organ Affinity: Spleen, Lungs

Effects: Boosts energy, immunity and sexuality; strengthens male reproductive organs, adrenal glands;
improves the body's abiltiy to handle stress.

Indications: Energy deficiency, weak pulse; asthma due to "empty" lungs; diabetes, heart palpitations, lack
of appetite.

Remarks: Regulates blood pressure and blood sugar, promotes secretions of sexual hormones in men and
women and promotes blood production.

Yobimbe

Organ Affinity: Kidney, Heart

Effects: Increases the blood flow to sexual organ.

Indications: Kidney deficiency.

Remarks: Difficulty in getting and maintaining an erection.

Chinese Licorice (Radix Glyrrhizae)

Organ Affinity: Enters all 12 meridians & Organs

Effects: Tonic; antipyretic, antidote; demulcent to lungs; expectorant; analgesic. Indications: "Empty"
spleen and stomach; blood and energy deficiency; toxic excess; swollen and sore throat; coughs; asthma;
acute abdominal pains.

Remarks: Most common Chinese herb. Has benefits for all organs; good taste; slows and prolongs the
effects of the strong tonic prescriptions; emollient in peptic ulcers.

Lo Han Kuo Magic Fruit (Cucurbitaceae fruit)

Organ Affinity: Spleen & Lungs

Effects: Antipyretic; moist; calming; and relaxing.

Indications: Digestive tract problems; sore throats, coughs, headache and tension.

Remarks: Effective for elimination of constipation, diarrhea, or other digestive problems; relaxes digestive
tract and, thus, relieves tension and helps to reduce headaches.

Selected References For
Vitality (Yang) Tea™


HORNY GOAT WEED
1. Wang J et. al. [Effects of Epimedium sagittatum on soluble IL-2 receptor and IL-6 levels in patients
undergoing hemodialysis]. [Chinese] Chung HuaNei Ko Tsa Chin 1995 Feb; 34(2): 102-4.

2. Shen CC et. al. "New prenylfiavones from leaves of Epimedium sagittatum." J Nat Prod 1996
Apr;59(4):4 12-4

3. Liao HJ et. al. [Effects of Epimedium sagittatum on quality of life and cellular immunity in patients of
hodialysis maintenance]. [Chinese] Chung Kuo Chung His I Chie Ho Tsa Chin 1995 Apr; 15(4):202-4

DONG QUAI
1. Addition of methyl thioglycolate and benzylamine-60 (Z)-ligustilide, a bioactive unsaturated Lactone
constituent of several herbal medicines. An improved synthesis of (Z)-ligustilide. J Nat Prod 58:1047-55,
Beck JJ& StermitzFR.

2. Lou, Z. H. "Abnormal menstruation and pre-menstrual syndrome." Journal ofNew Traditional Medicine,
Kwang Chow TCM College, 5,47-48,1984.

3. Kumazawa, Y., Mizunoe, D., and Otsuka, Y. "Immunostimulating polysaccharides separated from hot
water extract of angelica acutiloba Kitagawa (Yamato Tohki)." linmunology, 47,75-83, 1982.

4. Yoshira, K. "The physiological actions of tang kuei and cnidium." Bulleting of the Original Healing Arts
Institute, 10, 269- 278,1985.

5. Haranaka, K., Satomi, N., et al. "Antitumor activities and tumor necrosis factor producibility of
traditional Chinese medicines and crude drugs." Cancer Inimunol. Immunother.,21(1), 1-5, 1985.

6. Xu, L. N., Yin, Z. Z. and Lin, M. "The antithombotic effect of Dang Gui (angelica senensis) injection and
its clinical trial." In Abstracts of International Symposium on Traditional Medicine and Modern
Pharmacology, Beijing, 1986, p. 104.

CHINESE KNOTWEED
1. Polydatin prevents endotoxin-induced acute lung injury in rats. Chung Hua Chich Ho Ho Hu His Tsa
Chili 16:153-4, 1993. Mo Gy etc.

2 Emodin, a protein tyrosine kinase inhibitor for Polygonum cuspidatum. J. Nat Prod 55:696-8, 1992, by
Jayasuriya H, Koonchanok NM, etc.

3. An invivo investigation of the effect of anthraquinones on the turnover of aggrecans in spontaneous
osteoarthritis in the guinea pig. Inflamm Res 44:182-6, 1995. Carney SL, Hicks CA, Tree B and Broadmore
RI.

4. Activity of Anthraquinonic and naphthoquinonic compunds on oral bacteria. Phannazie49:681-3, 1994.
Didry, Dubreuil L and Pinkas M.

5. Evaluation of the antiviral activity of anthraqauinones, anthrones, and anthraquinone derivative against
human cytomegalovirus. Antiviral Res 17:63-77, 1992.

PANAX GINSENG
1. Takagi, K., "Pharmacological studies of Panax ginseng root." Japanese Journal of Pharmacology, 22,245-
259, 1972.

2 Kim, E. C., Cho, H. Y. and Kim, J. M. "Effect on Panax ginseng on the central nervous system." Korean
J. Pharmacol., 2, 23,-28, 1971.

3. Saito, H., Yoshida, Y. and Takagi, K. "Effects of Panax ginseng root on exhaustive exercise in mice."
Japanese Joumal ofPhannocology, 24, 119-127, 1974.

4. Breckham, I. I and Dardymov, I. V. "New substances of plant origin which increases non specific
resistance." Annual Review of Pharmocology, 9,419-430, 1969.

CHINESE LICORICE
1. Pazmar, S.S. et. al. "Biochemical basis for anti-inflammatory effects of glycyrrhetc acid and its
derivatives.: mt. Cong. Bio Chem., 6(5),410-1964.

2. Zhao, M.Q. et.al. "The preventive and therapeutic actions of glycyrrhizin, glycyrrhizin acid and crude
sailkosides on experimental cimhosos in rats." Yao Hsueh HsuehPao, 18(5),325-331, 1983.

3. Anderson, D.M. and Smith, W. G. "The antitussive activity of glycyrrhetic acid and its derivatives." J.
Pharm, Pharmacol., 13,396-404,1961.

4. Takagi, K. Watanebe, K. and Ishi, Y. "Peptic ulcer inhibiting activity of licorice root." Proc. mt.
Phannacol. Meeting 7(2), 1015,1965.

5. Greenburg, H.B. et.al. "Effect of human leukocyte interferon on hepatitis B virus infection in patients of
glycyrrhizic acid" Experienta, 36,304, 1980.

LOHAN KUO (Cucurbitaceae fruit-Momordica grosvenori)
1. Lee C. "Intense sweetner from Lo Han Kuo (Momordica grosvenori)." Experientia 1975 May l5;3
1(5):533-4.

 
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