20:1 Polyrachis Ant Extract
While ginseng is called the “King of Herbs,” polyrachis ant has been used for hundreds of years by Chinese herbalists and nobles, earning it the name the “Herb of Kings.” Used in Traditional Chinese Medicine to replenish Qi, polyrachis ant is said to increase vitality, prolong life, and boost sexual function.
Polyrachis ant extract is a top source of bioavailable zinc and is highly revered as an elite sex tonic for men and women. It can increase ATP production, making it an excellent natural energy boosting supplement. It is a powerful antioxidant and is used as a rejuvenating, anti-aging, and longevity tonic.
According to Chinese Medicine, polyrachis ant replenishes Qi, nourishes the blood and increases circulation, improves libido, and promotes overall wellbeing. It is known to tonify the liver, kidneys, spleen, and lungs. It regulates both yin and yang, and for this reason, has been utilized for ages to improve fertility and virility and as anti-aging tonic.
Sources for health (tonic) benefits:
- Duan, T., Bi, N., & Huang, M. (1999). The treatment of intrauterine growth retardation with
ant polyrhachis vicina roger. Indexed for Medline (Chinese Journal), 34(5), 290-292.
- Food and agriculture organization of the united nations. (2013). Chapter 6: Nutritional Value
of Insects for Human Consumption. In Edible Insects: Future Prospects for Food and Feed
- Teeguarden, R. (1998). Radiant health: The ancient wisdom of the Chinese tonic herbs.
New York: Warner Books. Pg.210-211
- Shen L, Li D, Feng F, Ren Y. (2006). Nutritional composition of Polyrhachis vicina Roger
(Edible Chinese black ant). Journal of Science and Technology. 28. 107-114.
Container Size: 4 oz. | 114 grams
Ingredients: Polyrachis Ant Extract*
Other Ingredients: None
Suggested Serving Size: ½ teaspoon which is about 2 grams 1-2 x a day, or as directed by a health professional
Suggestions on usage: This powder can be added directly to smoothies, juices, and protein shakes. The flavor is actually one of the better ones, and would blend well with anything sweet, fruity, or savory. The extract itself has fruity undertones reminiscent of plums or raisins. It is perfect for desserts! It is ready to consume as is- no decocting or preparation necessary. Powdered extracts generally mix more easily in warmer temperatures, but a blender can be used to help incorporate the powder into cooler foods and beverages or simply to ensure a more thorough distribution.
*This is NOT merely ground up or powdered raw herb. This powder is a CONCENTRATED EXTRACT.