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Cistanche tubulosa – 20:1 concentrate
Cistanche tubulosa is a parasitic flower that has been used in traditional Chinese medicine for thousands of years. Also known as Desert Hyacinth, Ginseng of the Desert, Rou Cong Rong, and Methuselah’s Breakfast, it is thought to clear the mind. Therapeutic uses include enhancement of cognitive abilities such as learning and memory.
Cistanche tubulosa has been traditionally valued for its anti-aging properties. It has also been used to improve stamina and aid healthy sexual performance. Cistanche is an extremely strong antioxidant. It is 15 times stronger than resveratrol and 5 times stronger than vitamin C. This powerful herb has no documented side effects when taken in responsible quantities.
Traditional Chinese medicine and other traditional medicine systems suggest Cistanche Tubulosa may support:
- Good brain health
- Good metabolic function
- Healthy bones
- Practiced learning
- Good stamina
- Healthy aging
Instructions: Add 1/2 teaspoon of extract to 8 oz of hot water or a cup of juice. Stir until dissolved. Drink 2 glasses a day.
Traditional Uses >
The information herein is intended for educational purposes only. This information should not substitute for seeking responsible, professional medical care. The information provided should not be used during any medical emergency. Not intended to be used for the diagnosis, treatment, prevention, or curing of any medical condition. Consult with your healthcare provider before using any herbal supplement.
Cistanche tubulosa is traditionally used to fight aging and increase longevity, as well as to improve brain health, reduce constipation, and improve sexual health by boosting testosterone.
In addition, it is used to prevent fatigue and increase energy. It may improve memory power and increase immunity, and it also shows promising effects on lowering blood pressure.
Other Names >
Cistanche Deserticola, Cistanche Deserticola Stem, Cistanche Extract, Cistanches Caulis, Desert Hyacinth, Desert Living Cistanche, Desert-Broomrape, Deserticolae, Fleshy Stem of Broomrape,Ginseng of the Desert, Herba Cistanche, Herba Cistanches, Methuselah’s Breakfast, Rou Cong Rong, Suosuo Dayun
The chemical constituents of Cistanche tubulosa mainly consist of volatile oils, non-volatile phenylethanoid glycosides (PhGs), iridoids, lignans, alditols, oligosaccharides, and polysaccharides.
Phenylethanoid Glycosides: bcistanoside A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H; cistantubloside A, B1, B2; cistansineside; decaffeoykacetoside; echinacoside; isoacetoside; acteoside; tubuloside A, B, C, D, E; lionoside; salsaside D, E, F
Alkaloids: betanine, N,N-dimethyl glycine
Lignans: pinoresinol, linriodendrin, syringaresinol
Polysaccharides: cistan A, mannoglucan, glucans, SPA, CDA-1A, RG-1, linear glucan
Possible Side Effects >
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