Month: January 2018

What is Jiaogulan Tea?

What is Jiaogulan Tea? Jiaogulan is a vine-growing plant, part of the cucumber family and is native to China. It has a long history of use in Chinese medicine, due to its multiple health benefits. Being referred to under multiple other names including “xian cao” and “gynostemma pentaphyllum”, the two nicknames of “herb of immortality”, “Southern ginseng”, most likely stemmed from the Guizhou Province, a southern area of China where many centenarians live, and is believed their longevity is a result of drinking this tea daily. While Jiaogulan tea has been used in traditional Chinese medicine for centuries, it...

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The Importance of Liposomal Vitamin C with Glutathione to Health

The Importance of Liposomal Vitamin C with Glutathione to Health Vitamin C offers many health benefits, including repairing cell damage, improving immunity, reducing inflammation and fighting cancer cells. It is a natural antioxidant and works best in the body when combined with the antioxidant glutathione. Glutathione, considered one of the most important of all antioxidants in the body, it actually gives vitamin C a boost. Glutathione is present in every cell of the body and works to protect the cell mitochondria from bacteria, viruses and toxins. Unlike the average antioxidant that does its job by wiping out free radicals,...

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Vitamin C and Skin

Vitamin C and skin We are always being told that vitamin C is good for your health, but what direct affect does Vitamin C have on maintaining healthily looking skin? Skin damage develops over time and can be caused by a number of different factors including exposure to UV radiation, poor diet, mental and physical stress, increased alcohol intake and smoking as well as environmental and chemical pollutants. UV radiation is the biggest cause of skin damage, so don’t forget to cover up or use a high factor sunscreen on those sunny days outdoors. Vitamin C is known to...

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