According to traditional Chinese Medicine, Cistanche deserticola is one of the top herbs to strengthen the kidneys and provide incredible blood benefits.
Cistanche extract was traditionally used as a tonic to treat all wasting diseases, an aphrodisiac for men, and restore impotence, spermatorrhea, menstrual difficulties, gonorrhea, and problems related to the genital organs of women.
Today, Rou Cong Rong is used to reinforce the kidneys’ vital functions, as a mild laxative for chronic constipation in the elderly, and to treat impotence.
Cistanche Extract TCM Properties
Sweet and salty in taste, warm, and nontoxic, it acts on the kidney and large intestine meridians: effects, medicinal uses, and combinations.
Cistanche stimulates the kidney yang:
- For impotence, Cistanche, also known as Rou Cong Rong, is mixed with processed Rehmannia root, Cuscuta seed, and Schisandra fruit.
- For pain in the loins and knees and lassitude of the muscles, Cistanche extract is used with morinda root and Eucommia bark.
- To treat female infertility and strengthen the vital essence, Cistanche powder is also combined with other tonic medicinal herbs, such as antler glue, Chinese angelica, and white peony.
- Moistens the bowels and induces laxation: for chronic constipation due to dryness of the bowel in the elderly, after giving birth, or after laying in bed for an extended period, Cistanche powder is prescribed alone in a decoction (use up to 30 g) or with hemp seed, aquilaria, Chinese angelica, dry Rehmannia, and bitter orange in a decoction.
Recently Cistanche has been used for improving blood flow. Putting aside Cistanche extract benefits for those with erectile dysfunction, Cistanche extract has a beneficial effect on female infertility, excessive bleeding during menstruation, easing of menstrual tension, and symptoms of menopause. Cistanche extract is also useful for lower back pain, to name a few benefits.
Cistanche tubulosa extract enhances glycogen.
For athletes and bodybuilders. If you are looking to build muscle and or strength, Cistanche (Cistanche tubulosa) will enhance the glycogen stores in your muscles, reducing muscle protein degradation after a strenuous workout.
It also improves energy right at its very source, the mitochondria, and DNA and RNA synthesis in the spleen and liver.
Containing Aceoside and Saldroside, which help improve the CNS (central nervous system), enhances the secretion and release of hormones and neurotransmitters. We highly recommend that you consume Cistanche daily. Prolonged use is best for Cistanche. Studies from the University of Beijing show that Rou Cong Rong assists with the anti-aging of the skin, aging of the brain, and improving brain function.
Build up strength
Enhance immune function
Adjust the circulatory system
Nourish the body Lower back pain
Knee pain constipation
Infertility low blood pressure
Ingredients: Wild harvested Cistanche
Parts Used: Stem, roots.
Forms: Two ounces of powder or 60 vegetable capsules (550-600 mg).
How to use:
Powder: Take 1/2 tsp of dried powder in an 8 oz. glass of favorite juice or smoothie once a day.
Capsules: Take 1 capsule 2 times a day with water or favorite beverage.
The gel caps we use are Vegicaps (vegetable) and are all-natural. No Animal By-Products, Starch Free, Wheat Free, Dairy Free, Preservative Free, Ethylene Oxide, and Sulfite FREE!
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Powdered (2oz), Capsule (s) 60 Vegicaps
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