Say Konnichiwa (Hello) To Your Youth - With These 4 Natural Anti-Aging Super-Boosters
Ashitaba – The Key To Longevity
Ashitaba is a bitter herb that grows primarily in the central region of Japan. It is sometimes referred to as ‘tomorrow’s leaf’ because it grows very fast. The roots, leaves, and stems are used to make supplements and therapies for a variety of ailments. It is considered an anti-aging compound with a boatload of health benefits.
One of its main functions is to put the body in a state of autophagy, which means ‘self-eating’. This means that dead tissue and debris is cleared out of the body; a process that helps with cellular renewal. When autophagy is impaired, age-related conditions and other chronic diseases can develop, accelerating the aging process.
Ashitaba’s core ingredient is a flavonoid called 4,4’-dimethoxychalcone (DMC), which is a chalcone. Many chalcones have antidiabetic, antibacterial, antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, anti-hypertensive, anti-cancer, and anxiety-reducing properties. In many instances, a single chalcone may demonstrate multiple bioactive properties. Two chalcones, 4-hydroxyderricin, and xanthoangelol, are in high concentrations in this plant and possess cytotoxic (toxic to living cells), anti-inflammatory, and anti-diabetic properties.
There are 100s of flavonoids, but DMC offers the strongest cellular protection. It can protect the liver from damage due to alcohol consumption, and it has antitumor or anti-cancer effects for some forms of cancer. Flavonoids are known for their antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, anticarcinogenic, and anti-neurodegenerative effects. DMC-activated autophagy depends on certain proteins that other pathways for autophagy lack. This difference means that it can act synergistically with other anti-aging ingredients.
Ashitaba is the only known natural source of DMC. DMC was tested on nematodes (worms) and fruit flies, which showed a prolonged lifespan of 20%. The roots of Ashitaba did not have DMC, but the leaves do.
Ashitaba has also been shown to be beneficial for fever, arthritis, heartburn, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, gout, constipation, and hayfever. Women use it to increase the amount of breast milk. Reducing obesity, diabetes, heart attacks, and strokes are other potential benefits of DMC. Bacterial and viral infections might be prevented by its use. Even depression and memory loss found in dementia/Alzheimer’s may be improved with Ashitaba.
Gotu Kola – The Brain Booster
Gotu kola can enhance memory and improve nerve function. It may do this by protecting the brain cells from toxicity or by reducing plaques seen in Alzheimer’s. It may help with anxiety, stress, and depression. Gotu may improve circulation and reduces swelling in some people. Others use it for insomnia.
One study in rats showed that gotu given orally reduced joint inflammation, cartilage, and bone erosion as well as an overall benefit to the immune system.
Japanese sophora flower extract – Antioxidant Activator
The flowers and buds of Sophora Japonica are used throughout Asia as a medicinal herb to treat hemorrhoids and bloody vomitus. The main components of Sophora Japonica include flavones, isoflavones, isoflavone, triterpene glycosides, phospholipids, alkaloids, amino acids, and polysaccharides. It also contains five main flavonoids: rutin, quercetin, isorhamnetin, genistein, and kaempferol, which are rich in antioxidant activity.
One study showed that Sophora Japonica may reduce the risk or severity of a stroke caused by blood clots by inhibiting platelets from accumulating, as well as increasing blood vessel stability.
Gynostemma – The Health Optimizer
Gynostemma is chock-full of healthful and beneficial bioactive properties because it contains around 80 gypenosides which are reported to have antioxidant, anticancer, hypoglycemic and hypolipidemic properties and also protect the liver. This herb has a multitude of additional benefits such as increasing strength, reducing fatigue, maintaining optimal weight as well as normalizing blood sugar, cholesterol and blood pressure levels.
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