Combat Fatigue with Cistanche Energy Boost Tea

Want more energy? Cistanche tubulosa energy boost tea is known for its anti-oxidation, endurance, and anti-fatigue activity. Cistanche tubulosa makes a fantastic energy boost tea for whole body health. Used as an herbal therapeutic in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) for thousands of years, it’s a nootropic, an adaptogen, and an antioxidant. Frontiers in Pharmacology calls Cistanche “One of the Best Pharmaceutical Gifts of Traditional Chinese Medicine,” highlighting the plant’s bio-activities, including anti-oxidation, neuroprotection, and anti-aging. Phytotherapy Research focuses on its anti-fatigue activity. Cistanche is called Rou Cong-Rong in Chinese.…
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What Is Herbalism? Find Out and Learn the Best Herbal Remedies.

What is herbalism? Find out and learn how Phyllanthus niruri and Tulsi may support a healthy microbiome. Catch a cold every other month? Take Nyquil. Suffer from panic attacks? Try Paxil. Wake up at night with acid reflux? Take this purple pill. If 10 people show up at a medical center with the same symptoms, the doctor gives them all the same medication. Problem solved. In western medicine, we tend to think of illness in terms of pathogenic entities. Cures are targeted to a pathogenic…
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Semen cuscutae Health Benefits (Dodder Seed, Tu Si Zi)

Semen cuscutae health benefits may include invigorating the kidneys and the liver, supporting immunity, and stopping diarrhea. Semen cuscutae, also known as Dodder Seed, Tu Si Zi, and the “Longevity Herb,” is the seed of a vine used in Traditional Chinese Medicine to invigorate the kidneys, nourish the liver, and stop diarrhea. It’s a nootropic, and it has a high flavonoid content and strong antioxidant properties. Therapeutic uses include support for brain health, central nervous system health, and a healthy reproductive system, which is why we’ve…
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Cistanche Health Benefits (Rou Cong Rong)

Cistanche health benefits include enhancing immunity, sexual health, antioxidation, and neuroprotection. It’s known for its anti-aging properties. Cistanche tubulosa (Rou Cong Rong, Ginseng of the Desert) is a fantastic plant for whole body health, which is why we’ve written a lot about it. Native to Mongolia, Cistanche is a nootropic, an adaptogen, and an antioxidant. It has been used as an herbal therapeutic in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) for thousands of years. Scientific Research on Cistanche Let’s start with the research. Here’s what Frontiers in Pharmacology has…
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Dodder Seed Therapeutic Uses – Semen cuscutae, Tu Si Zi

Dodder Seed therapeutic uses may include supporting the immune system, sexual and reproductive health, and kidney health. Dodder Seed Therapeutic Uses You’ve been introduced to the Queen, Holy Basil (Ocimum sanctum), the King, Haritaki (Terminalia chebula), the mastermind, Brahmi (Bacopa monnieri, Water Hyssop), and Methuselah’s Breakfast, Cistanche tubulosa (Desert Hyacinth, Ginseng of the Desert, and Rou Cong Rong). Now it’s time to introduce you to the longevity herb, Semen Cuscutae, also known as Dodder Seed and Tu Si Zi. What Is Dodder Seed? Dodder Seed is the “longevity…
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Suicide and Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) – Surprising Risk Factors

We examine the connection between suicide and traumatic brain injury, shining a light on mental health issues. We’ve discussed how the Distinguished Gentleman’s ride, which raises awareness for prostate cancer and men’s mental health. Today, I want to continue our discussion of men’s mental health and introduce some surprising new research into possible causes. In the United States, 33,000 men commit suicide each year, making suicide the 7th leading cause of death for American men. What’s more, suicide ranks as the second most common cause of…
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Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride – Raising Awareness for Prostate Cancer and Men’s Mental Health

The Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride focuses on two important men’s health issues – prostate cancer and mental health.   Our focus at Linden Botanicals is on helping you optimize your health. In today’s post, I would like to discuss two critically important men’s health issues – prostate cancer and men’s mental health. These two issues aren’t discussed nearly enough, in part because they’re often considered uncomfortable or taboo. The Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride We at Linden Botanicals sponsor a friend of ours here in Denver who participates each year in…
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Cistanche Therapeutic Uses: Rou Cong Rong, Cistanche tubulosa

Cistanche therapeutic uses include helping to clear the mind, enhance learning and memory, and improve physical stamina. Cistanche Therapeutic Uses You’ve been introduced to the Queen, Holy Basil (Ocimum sanctum), the King, Haritaki (Terminalia chebula), and the mastermind, Brahmi (Bacopa monnieri, Water Hyssop). Now it’s time to introduce you to Cistanche tubulosa, also known as Desert Hyacinth, Ginseng of the Desert, and Rou Cong Rong. Many like to call it Methuselah’s Breakfast –and we do too. (Methuselah is the man who reportedly lived until age 969…
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These Are the Best Teas for Good Health

What are the world’s best teas for good health? We believe they’re the ones sold in our store. What are the best teas for good health? It’s a subject close to our hearts here at Linden Botanicals. In fact, an in-depth investigation into the most powerful plants in the world led us to start the business in the first place. From 50,000 Available Plants, We Selected the 10 Best Teas for Good Health The first thing that you’ll notice about our offerings is that there…
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