Asian ginseng is probably the most famous and most highly regarded herb in the Chinese herbal tradition. It is also known as Chinese or Korean ginseng, or by its biological name, Panax ginseng. Ginseng means “essence of the earth in the form of a man.” Its Chinese name, ren shen, means “man root,” and ginseng roots sometimes do resemble a human body, arms and legs.
Joint health supplements are increasing in popularity, variety and sales as dissatisfaction with the current mainstream approach of pain killers and anti-inflammatory products that carry the risk of causing cardio and gastrointestinal issues increases. An aging population and expanded interest in physical training and exercise are strengthening the market.
Holy Basil’s time-honored reputation for contributing to health and well-being is being upheld by modern scientific studies and research.
Revered in Ayurvedic traditions, holy basil (or tulsi) is considered to be an “elixir of life.” It is an essential element of daily rituals, morning and evening, and incorporated into spiritual and purification ceremonies. Eaten raw or cooked, or made into a tea, it is consumed daily to promote longevity, health and well-being of body, mind and spirit.
The formulas for At Ease™ and At Ease PM™ have deliberately overlapping ingredients, although the botanicals in the two products vary, selected to contribute to daytime calm and nighttime rest. The formulas are targeted to help address occasional nervous tension and stress that often results in sleep issues.
Ivy leaf and stinging nettle are traditional herbs that have long histories of use and modern validation. Both were included in the teachings of Hippocrates, the Father of Modern Medicine. And both have been recognized and approved for use by the German Commission E and other national advisory boards.
Allergies can cause distress any time of year, but they are especially prevalent when pollen is released as plants burst forth in the Spring. Allergy symptoms range from mildly irritating to nearly incapacitating. We can begin to reduce the impact of allergies if we understand how our bodies create an allergic reaction and the role stress plays in the frequency and intensity of allergic responses.