Lions Mane for the Brain: The Power of NGF

Brandon Gilbert |

Studies have shown that lion’s mane can improve spacial memory, short term memory, and recognition memory. Mice supplemented with lions mane have displayed much higher aptitudes for object recognition. The mushroom continues to be considered as an herbal supplement to aid those with alzheimer’s disease.

Reishi Mushroom - Soothe Anxiety, Boost Immunity

Brandon Gilbert |

In this blog, I’ll discuss two unique benefits of reishi: it’s ability to boost immune function and simultaneously soothe anxiety. Lastly, we’ll discuss why quality matters if you truly want to get the most out of reishi, and you’ll learn where to find the highest quality reishi mushroom. 

Your Immune System on Mushrooms (Everything You Need To Know)

Brandon Gilbert |

The great thing about potent immune mushroom extracts is that they can gently support and build immune health over time. This way, if something does come your way, you’re more likely to retain your health without resorting to more drastic measures. In this blog we’ll be taking a close look at the effects different mushroom extracts have on your immune system. We’ll begin by exploring exactly how mushrooms facilitate such a myriad of immune benefits.

How Chaga Can Support and Supercharge Your Immunity

Brandon Gilbert |

The most potent immune mushroom tonic of all is hands down chaga mushroom extract. In this blog, I’ll talk about how chaga’s immune benefits function from a traditional chinese medicine (TCM) perspective as well as what modern science has to say about chaga. Lastly, we’ll discuss the benefits of a high quality dual extract of chaga, compared to the other lesser forms of chaga on the market today.

Benefits of Black Maca for Libido, Energy and Mood

Brandon Gilbert |

In this blog, I want to talk about maca’s classic benefits as a fertility and libido booster, but also about newer research which has shown that maca may even benefit our mood, and potentially alleviate anxiety and depression. We’ll sum up by discussing the best form of maca to take and why.

The Magic of Cordyceps for Energy and Endurance

Brandon Gilbert |

Cordyceps provides sustainable energy and endurance by restoring jing and boosting ATP and oxygen. This means more energy for your day, more endurance for your workouts, and none of the crashes or burnouts associated with lots of caffeine or lower quality supplements.

3 Reasons to Drink Gynostemma Daily (Top Benefits)

Brandon Gilbert |

Did you know there is an “herb of immortality?” This herb is gynostemma, a sweet tasting herb often enjoyed as tea. Gynostemma is the supreme economical adaptogen. In this blog I talk about 3 unique health benefits that gynostemma can offer you: reducing stress, boosting heart health, and relieving inflammation.

Black Ginger Extract Benefits for Circulation and Exercise Performance

Brandon Gilbert |

Black Ginger Extract can take your physical exercise and energy to the next level, and it has a host of other holistic health benefits. Benefits of Black Ginger Extract May Include: Increased exercise performance Improved muscular endurance Enhanced sexual function Inflammation relief Improved metabolism Improved circulation

Simple Strategies to Boost Immune System Function - Back to the Basics

Brandon Gilbert |

Even though we are knee deep in the peak of cold and flu season, you don’t have to be germaphobic to protect yourself. In fact, a better approach is to bolster your immune system. This doesn’t have to be complicated, and can be achieved with a few simple strategies: getting a healthy amount of sleep so as to reap the immunity benefits of cytokines, keeping your core body temperature at healthy levels in the midst of cold weather, and incorporating the potent immuno-modulating effects of high quality tonic herbs. 

Environmental Toxins and the Role of Zeolites for Detoxification

Brandon Gilbert |

What are environmental toxins? Environmental toxins are man-made and naturally occurring chemicals that can negatively impact human health. This negative impact mainly stems from their potential to disrupt sensitive biological systems in the human body, such as the endocrine system. At a basic level, most people are able to understand...

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