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...

Improve Your Health With He Shou Wu’s Unique Benefits

Brandon Gilbert |

He shou wu is a Chinese tonic herb jam-packed with antioxidants. As a yin tonic, it can calm the nervous system and support mood and feelings of wellbeing. In celebration of stocking my new and improved 20:1 Organic He Shou Wu Extract, I thought I’d discuss some of my favorite...

4 Brain-Boosting Herbs for Cognitive Health

Brandon Gilbert |

The modern world demands a lot from us —, particularly from our brains. Many people work mentally demanding jobs or push their minds to the limit studying complicated subjects for hours. Others are interested in enhancing creativity… and clearly a healthier, better performing mind produces better ideas, music, writing, etc....

The 6 Top Time Tested Herbs For A Robust Immune System

Brandon Gilbert |

November is almost here, and that means cold and flu season is on the way! That’s why I wanted to share some of my favorite herbs for boosting the immune system, and keeping germs at bay. A healthy functioning immune system can help stop colds in their tracks by creating...

Your Brain on Lions Mane - Boost Mood and Memory!

Brandon Gilbert |

Lion’s mane, or hericium erinaceus, is an edible and medicinal mushroom that grows natively across North America, Europe and Asia. Lion’s mane is also called the bearded tooth mushroom, and can be identified by its long spines and its tendency to grow a single clump of these dangling spines. These...