Jiao Gu Lan, 5-leaf ginseng, Southern ginseng, miracle grass, fairy herb, sweet tea vine, gospel herb.
Jiaogulan is a plant growing in the wild in various parts of Asia, although now there are plants cultivated in farm lands. Jiaoguan was first recorded in a Chinese herbal book as ‘Famine Time Live Saving Herb’ at around 1406 (Ming Dynasty). It was used as a food subsidy during the times of famine. Jiao Gu Lan has since been used in traditional Chinese medicine to treat many health conditions.
During recent years, many scientists around the world have studied and identified various active pharmaceutical compounds (gypenosides) believed to have contributed to Jiaogulan’s health benefits.
Jiaogulan has also been called the ‘herb of immortality’ in China. There are books systematically describe its various medical uses, summarised as follow:
Apart from the above mentioned medical functions, many people are using the herb as an infusion and beverage for its more general benefits such as:
Most of the above health benefits of Jiaogulan can be explained by its two most powerful therapeutic natures:
(Technically, adaptogens include antioxidants, but not all antioxidants are adpatogens.)
What is worthwhile mentioning here is that not only Jiaogulan meets all the criteria of being a natural apaptogen, but the toxicity study of Jiaogulan by some Japanese scientists showed it has almost zero level of toxicity.
More reading about Jiao-Gu-Lan can be found at: http://www.jiaogulan.net/benefits.htm
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