RH Ashitaba Teabags [15's]
Ashitaba as known "Tomorrow's Leaf" is very popular in Asia helps to protect the organ from destructive free radicals and slows the aging process.
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The oldest written record of the values of Ashitaba appears more than 2000 years ago. Of the many thousands of plants that are known, Ashitaba belongs to the elite 1% category considered to be medicinal plants. Ashitaba was discovered in Japan in the Longevity Islands. This Asian herb is a type of Angelica and belongs to the Umbelliferae family. It is also known as Chinese Angelica, or Dong Quai. The use of the Ashitaba plant dates back to the Ming Dynasty (circa 1518-1593). It is easy to identify the Ashitaba plant by its yellow sap.
Ashitaba has its origins on the Island of Hachijo (volcano Island which belongs to Seven Islands of Izu) where the warm tropical currents pass by on their way North to meet the cold Arctic waters of the Pacific. It has been consumed as a vegetable and medicine for many hundreds of years by the local island herbalists. Ashitaba has another name called "Tomorrow leaf"? refers to an interesting botanical fact. If its leaves are picked in the morning, new leaves will be in place by the next morning. This is due to its ability to reproduce its green stem and leaf almost on a daily basis. "Tomorrow's Leaf" is very popular in Asia for its medicinal properties. Entire plant of Ashitaba is used.
Asitaba's scientific name called Angelica keiskei Koidzumi, derived from the Latin word "Angel," because of its mystical, highly praised effects. The population of Hachijo Island is known for their longevity, living until the ripe old age of 90's. When all aspects of their life style were analyzed the determination was that the consumption of Ashitaba was a heavy contribution to the extended lifetime. As more study was conducted on the composition of this special strain of angelica, Ashitaba has been attracting more and more attention from the scientific community.
Ashitaba contains a variety of vitamins, minerals, proteins and plant fiber. This powerful strain of Angelica was unknown until recently. Only a few islanders knew of this herb and kept it a guarded secret. Anyhow, recent studies in Japan and US show that Ashitaba rich in highly potent antioxidant chalcone. Donald Buhler and his colleagues at Oregon State University discovered that the minute amount of chalcone present in hops was six times as potent as those antioxidants found in citrus fruits, almost four times as potent as those in soy and two times more potent than those of green tea.
- Promotes cardiovascular health
- Regulates cholesterol levels
- Reduce hypertension
- Improves blood circulation
- Alleviate Alzheimer's disease
- Improves vision
- Strengthen immune system
- Aids in weight control
- Serves as an anti-tumor
- Reduces wrinkles
- Supports liver and kidney functions
- Promotes metabolism
- Regulates blood sugar
- Prevents osteoporosis
- Treats anemia or weakness
- Reduces joint and muscular pains
- Alleviates allergies and sinus
- Functions as an antibacterial and antiviral
- Treats insomnia
- Relieves constipation
- Relieves smooth muscle spasms in the arteries and bronchial tube
- Replenishes energy
- Prevents thrombus (blood clots)
Treats women's problem:
- Treats painful menstruation
- Treats irregular menstrual cycles
- Treats menopausal symptoms
As a potent antioxidant, it helps to protect the organ from destructive free radicals and slows the aging process. Detoxification by enhancement of smooth bowel movement. It is also acts as an effective diuretic to remove toxic waste from the body.
Ashitaba is a natural herb. It is safe to be consumed without side effect. Individuals with health conditions and are under medications are advised to consult their physician before consuming Ashitaba. Pregnant and nursing women should not use this supplement.
Length x Width x Height = 8.5cm x 8.5cm x 6cm
Total Weight = 85 grams
- Store in a cool dry place away from direct sunlight.