Cistanche is a highly revered ancient anti-aging and vitality tonic. It has been used for thousands of years in Chinese medicine and is praised for its yang fortifying properties, increased circulation, anti-aging, anti-oxidant, increased blood flow in the pelvic area, energy boosting qualities and as an all-around replenishing tonic.
Luz Cistanche is prepared by using sustainably farmed roots from its native Taklamakan Desert in Northen China. We pride ourselves with honoring ancient practices and in the case of our Cistanche extract, there is no better way to prepare our roots than to follow the preparation and extraction outlined in traditional Chinese medicine.
History and Folklore
The use of Herbal Cistanche for medicinal benefits dates back to the Shennong Ben Cao Jing, a highly revered and ancient Chinese herbal literature. The exact historical timeline cannot be accurately confirmed as researchers believe it was traditionally passed on orally before it was recorded.
Some historical records indicate the text was written between 200 and 250 CE but one thing is certain this text is the backbone of Chinese medicine today.
Cistanche is proven in the best way possible, never lapsing in popularity throughout history. The wise healers and herbalist of the past discovered the curative properties of this precious dessert herb and passed along it's secrets to the future generations by recording it in their medical literature.
10:1 Cistanche Tubulosa Extract
Take ¼ tsp. daily