Jiao Gu Lan, 5-leaf ginseng, Southern ginseng, miracle grass, fairy herb, sweet tea vine, gospel herb.
Jiao Gu Lan is a plant grown in the wild in various countries in Asia. It was first recorded in a Chinese herbal book called ‘Famine Saving Herbs’ at around 1406 (Ming Dynasty) as a food replacement during 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 Jiao Gu Lan’s health benefits.
Jiao Gu Lan has been called the ‘herb of immortality’ in China. There are books systematically describing 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 Jiao Gu Lan 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 does Jiao Gu Lan meet all the criteria of being a natural adaptogen, but the toxicity study of Jiao-Gu-Lan by some Japanese scientists showed almost zero level of toxicity.
This premium loose Jiao Gu Lan is made by only premium Jiao Gu Lan full leaves, using the traditional method for processing premium Tie Guan Yin Oolong tea. It has a light roast yet sweet taste.
This herbal is not recommended for women during pregnancy and breastfeeding periods, based on the principle of drug free pregnancy and breastfeeding.
Jiaogulan herbal is packaged in 50g and 100g.
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