Jiaogulan Tea

Look at this healthy and strong Five Leaf Jiaogulan… 

Taste the natural sweetness of this wonderful tea which is grown without pesticides or chemical fertilizers in the Highlands of Chiangmai, Thailand. It is carefully nurtured and protected from the harsh sunlight by seior villagers.    We harvest our tonifying Jiaogulan tea by hand and depending on the climatic conditions, either use traditional pan drying (during the dry season) or professional slow-oven drying at very low temperatures (during the rainy season). This makes our harvest truly the best tasting Jiaogulan.

Packaging of Herbal Jiaogulan

1. Jiaogulan sachets for your travelling convenience. Packaged in heavy-gauge lined foil.

Preparation: Simply pour boiling water on it… or you can boil the teabag together with the water for a stronger tasting drink.

Jiaogulan tea sachets can be kept in your cup because this tonifying tea will not become bitter like other teas often do. Your Jiaogulan tea will become better… If it is getting too strong, you simply poor more boiling water on it.

Specially packed to save its delicate freshness in alufoil packs of 5 sachets each. Just keep an alufoil in your pocket wherever you go…

For added flavor and benefits, you can boil this Five-Leaf-Jiagoluan tea (3 minutes) together with the water.

Box of 20gr Pricing for 1 or more contact us.

Proceeds support the charity acitivties of the New Life Foundation, under the Patronage of H.R.H. The Princess Mother.

This health promoting Five Leaf Jiaogulan herb, better known as Immortality Tea by the Chinese, tastes naturally so sweet when we cut and dry it that no sugar needs to be added. It is a great anti-oxidant which has been vastly researched in China, the USA, Japan and Thailand. In these Asian countries, it is widely used as a daily “balancing” beverage because of its adaptogen qualities. Its benefits are listing improvements in heart functions, liver disease, blood pressure, bronchitis, reducing cholesterol, arteriosclerosis and strokes, and inhibiting cancer cell growth.


Jiaogulan Vine

Jiaogulan is a powerful Adaptogen which helps your body to regulate itself and to boost its energy levels. It is rumored to be the natural replacement for Ginseng because of its easy availability and thereby its very reasonable pricing.


Jiaogulan Vine: Harvesting By-Hand

Japanese researchers discovered that the chemical components (Saponins) that make Ginseng effective are also present in Jiaogulan. While the most popular Ginseng has 28 Saponins, the most common Jiaogulan has 82 ! Studies on Ginseng, however, warn against high doses by children, pregnant women and people with high blood pressure. These issues do not exist with Jiaogulan because of its adaptogenic effects.
2. Jiaogulan Loose tea: Clear cellophane Square pack : Pricing for 1 or more contact us.

3. Jiaogulan Loose Tea (bulk packs of Leaves and Stems)

  • Cut Tea, Ground Tea, Powdered Tea
  • with free shipping for orders over 10 kilos.
  • Pricing for 1 or more contact us.

Please note that 1 kg = 2.2 lb

4. Organic Jiaogulan Capsules : 75mg Gypenosides per veggie (rice) capsule.
Dosage : take 2 caps two or three times per day, with ample fluids, for those days when you have a big workload, or feel a little low, or you travel or do physical workouts, or you live or work in an unhealthy environment
Packing 100 veggie capsules of 400 mg
Pricing for 1 or more contact us.

Hospitals, doctors and traditional healers in China, Japan and Thailand prescribe Jiaogulan to :

To regulate cholesterol : Jiaogulan lowers LDL cholesterol (the bad stuff), and raises HDL cholesterol (the good stuff). More than 20 papers have been published on the subject with effectiveness ranging from 67 to 93%. It also inhibits platelet aggregation, which lessens chance of a stroke or heart attack.

To regulate blood pressure : 223 patients were divided into 3 groups. One group took Ginseng, the next took Jiaogulan and the last took the blood pressure medication Indapamide. The effectiveness was rated at….

To reduce blood sugar : A study of 46 patients with Diabetes Mellitus showed an improvement of 89% in their condition. Another study also showed satisfactory results.

To stimulate liver functions : Hepatitis B.   100 patients were given Jiaogulan for 3 months. Effectiveness was rated at 89%. Another study of 200 patients yielded similar results. Other studies showed the ability to protect the liver from various toxic chemicals such as carbon tetrachloride.

To strengthen the immune system :  Jiaogulan increases the production of white blood cells in white cell deficient patients like those who have recently undergone chemotherapy or radiation. The white blood cells destroy bacteria and thereby contribute to our defence system.

To increase stamina and endurance and prevent heart attack and stroke : Jiaogulan increases cardiac function. In a study combined with other herbs, heart stroke volume increased 37% and cardiac output increased by 21% on average.  Ejection fraction increased by 13%.  Subjects had normal blood pressure which did not change although heart rate decreased by 10%.

For its sedative effects : 112 cases of insomnia reported a sleep improvement of 89 to 95%

For chronic Bronchitis :  A study of 86 cases of chronic bronchitis had an effectiveness rate of 93%. Another study of 96 cases had a 92% effectiveness rate.

As a Cancer inhibitor

To improve circulation

 To strengthen the nervous system
To relax spasms

Finally: No toxic effects have been noted at any doses.   Jiaogulan will not over-stimulate like Ginseng.

RESEARCH

Jiaogulan “China’s Immortality Herb”by Michael Blumert 2005 Michael Blumert and Dr. Jioliu Liu (China’s famous Jiaogulan expert) summarised the research of Jiaogulan and its components. This book is available at amazon.com. It analyses over 10 years of study at leading universities and institutes in China, Japan and the United States.

UC Berkeley: Oxidants, Antioxidants, and the Degenerative  Diseases of Aging  Degenerative diseases associated with aging include cancer, cardiovascular disease, immune system decline, brain dysfunction and cataracts. Small molecule dietary antioxidants such as Vitamin C, Vitamin E, carotenoids, (ed. +Jiaogulan) generated particular interest as anticarcinogens and defenses against degenerative diseases.

Chin Med. 2016; 11: 43. Published online 2016 Sep 27. doi: 10.1186/s13020-016-0114-9  
PMCID: PMC5037898 PMID: 27708693
Anti-cancer effects of Gynostemma pentaphyllum (Thunb.) Makino (Jiaogulan) Yantao Li, Wanjun Lin, Jiajun Huang, Ying Xie, and Wenzhe Macorresponding author

Plants For A Future: Jaiogulan  http://www.ibiblio.org/pfaf/cgi-bin/arr_html?Gynostemma+pentaphyllum&PRINT

Un thé antidiabétique?  Par l’envoyé spécial d’APM, François BOISSIER

Choi HS, Zhao TT, Shin KS, et al. Anxiolytic effects of herbal ethanol extract from Gynostemma pentaphyllum in mice after exposure to chronic stress. Molecules. 2013;18(4):4342-56. doi: 10.3390/molecules18044342

Circosta C, De Pasquale R, Occhiuto F. Cardiovascular effects of the aqueous extract of Gynostemma pentaphyllum Makino. Phytomedicine. 2005;12(9):638-43. doi: 10.1016/j.phymed.2004.06.023

Huang WC, Kuo ML, Li ML, Yang RC, Liou CJ, Shen JJ. Gynostemma pentaphyllum decreases allergic reactions in a murine asthmatic model. Am J Chin Med. 2008;36(3):579-92. doi: 10.1142/S0192415X08005990

Huyen VT, Phan DV, Thang P, Hoa NK, Ostenson CG. Antidiabetic effect of Gynostemma pentaphyllum tea in randomly assigned type 2 diabetic patients. Horm Metab Res. 2010;42(5):353-7. doi: 10.1055/s-0030-1248298

Megalli S, Davies NM, Roufogalis BD. Anti-hyperlipidemic and hypoglycemic effects of Gynostemma pentaphyllum in the Zucker fatty rat. J Pharm Pharm Sci. 2006;9(3):281-91.

Park SH, Huh TL, Kim SY, et al. Antiobesity effect of Gynostemma pentaphyllum extract (actiponin): A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2013. doi: 10.1002/oby.20539.

Tan Y, Kamal MA, Wang ZZ, Xiao W, Seale JP, Qu X. Chinese herbal extracts (SK0506) as a potential candidate for the therapy of the metabolic syndrome. Clin Sci (Lond). 2011;120(7):297-305. doi: 10.1042/CS20100441.

Yeo J, Kang YJ, Jeon SM, et al. Potential hypoglycemic effect of an ethanol extract of Gynostemma pentaphyllum in C57BL/KsJ-db/db mice. J Med Food. 2008;11(4):709-16. doi: 10.1089/jmf.2007.0148.

 

Proceeds support the charity acitivties of the New Life Foundation, under the Patronage of H.R.H. The Princess Mother.

Delivery : all orders should reach you within 10 days of order confirmation. Thai International Postal Service orders of 10kg or less are shipped by Registered Thai Airmail. Delivery time is 10 to 15 working days. By using local postal services from country to country, customs can generally be avoided, as smaller packages are considered as samples or souvenirs. UPS, DHL, FEDEX – UPS does not except dried plant products. If you already use FEDEX or DHL, we may bill your account. Please contact them directly concerning restrictions and requirements of dried plant products and tea.

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