Immune Enhancers

Goji Berries / Wolfberries Review: Benefits and Information

Goji berries are the fruits of Lycium barbarum—an Asian shrub cultivated for both food and medicine. Also known as “wolfberries,” the tart, orange-red fruits are traditionally eaten fresh or dried; or used to make juice, wine or tea. Goji berries have become quite popular here in the West, thanks to the growing market for novel and exotic “superfruits.” Although the marketing isn’t quite as outrageous as...

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Moomiyo (Mumie) Review: The “Russian Black Anabolic”

Moomiyo is the Russian version of Indian Shilajit (reviewed here). Known also as “Russian Black Anabolic,” moomiyo (or “mumie” as it is sometimes called) has been used for years in Russia to enhance athletic and physical performance. Moomiyo is said to help build muscle mass and strength and to shorten recovery time after strenuous exercise. It has been used as a performance enhancer for athletes, military...

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Goldenseal Information and Side Effects

Goldenseal is a member of the buttercup family. It’s native to America and widely used as a natural remedy. The name comes from the golden color of the roots, which are used in traditional medicine to treat a wide range of ailments. Native Americans used goldenseal to treat skin diseases, wounds and eye infections/inflammations. References in medical books dating back to the early 1800’s indicate goldenseal tea was also...

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Ginseng Benefits And Information: Ginseng As A Powerful Adaptogen!

Ginseng is an herb that’s been used in traditional Chinese medicine for more than 2,000 years. The Chinese believed that using ginseng regularly would promote longevity and improve mental and physical health. There are two related species marketed as “ginseng”: Panax ginseng (Asian Ginseng) and Panax quinquefolius(American Ginseng). Both are perennial herbs with thick, pale yellowish-brown roots that often resemble a...

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Astragalus Review; Benefits, Side Effects and More!

Astragalus Review; Benefits, Side Effects and More! Astragalus root is derived from a perennial plant that grows in northern China and Mongolia. The herb is a staple of Chinese medicine, where it has been used for centuries to boost the immune system and treat a variety of ailments. Practitioners of Chinese medicine use Astragalus root to enhance the body’s energy, known to them as “qi” (pronounced as...

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Research Shows Coenzyme Q10 Delivers Numerous Benefits

Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10 or ubiquinone) is gaining popularity as an important nutrient that helps support cardiovascular health and the immune system. The medical community, especially in the area of cardiology, is paying more and more attention to the cellular effects of CoQ10 since its discovery in 1957. The National Cancer Institute of the National Institutes of Health also mentions CoQ10 as a possible alternative and complementary...

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