Anti-Aging Herbs and Skin Care Remedies
Author : steevaustin
Published: March 9, 2011, 3:17 am
Aging is a natural phenomenon that is undergone by all people. And as much as you want to stop it, the harder
it becomes possible. When you reach the age of forty, or for some even at their late 30's, signs of aging begin
to appear inevitably. Several physical changes begin to manifest in your senses and the majority especially in
On the other hand, signs related to aging can now be masked in various ways. Cosmetics and various food
supplements rain down the market, giving much emphasis on anti-aging results. The sad fact is; most
anti-aging products that really provide promising results come expensive and non-affordable to the
Jiaogulan is a Chinese herb also called the Longevity Herb and in Japan it is called Amachazuru and it is used
to increase the Superoxide Dismutase (SOD) in the body. Researchers use the SOD levels in studies as a
reliable indicator of long life. SOD is one of the body's most important antioxidants. Human studies have
showed that SOD levels can returned to youthful levels after taking Jiaogulan for only one month.
The Reishi mushroom has been uses by the Chinese and Japanese and is also known as the "Elixir of
Immortality". It may have the ability to promote long life and improve the healing ability of the human body.
It is believed to lower blood pressure, strengthen the immune system, has anti-tumor properties, improves liver
functions, improves oxygen utilization, and inhibits histamine release.
Shilajit is found in the Himalayan mountains and has been used by the local residents for centuries. It is not
unusually for the people living in that region to live to be over 100 years of age. Shilajit has been used for
increasing physical strength, anti-aging, increased sex drive, injury healing, enhances mental function and the
Foti also called He Shou Wu in China is legendary in its ability to lengthen life. Modern studies have show
that Foti has toe ability to lower serum cholesterol, prevent premature gray hair, promote red blood cell
growth, and to increase longevity on a cellular level. This herb raises the level of the naturally occurring
antioxidant Superoxide Dismutase (SOD) in the body.
This anti-aging herb contains phytoestrogen. Phytoestrogens act like the female hormone estrogen that keeps
you from acquiring age-related symptoms. Red clover can help you cope with the menopausal symptoms and
This fruit is rich in antioxidants that dramatically slow down age-related physical changes. There are studies
that show a favorable effect of blueberries in improving the eyesight. It is also thought to reduce
inflammation, hypertension and some allergies.
Ginkgo biloba had enhanced short-term memory. Aside from this, another research has showed that it
improves blood circulation. One of the major roles that this plant significantly plays in the aging process is
that it appears to treat age-related memory loss. It is also known to treat loss of eyesight and hearing loss.
However, individuals who are taking aspirin medications are warned in taking this because it might cause a
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