We deal in herbs. And yeah, they’re not always the best-tasting things in the world. That’s an understatement when we’ve made people actually throw up at times! Take for instance, this comment about our popular Cistanche extract. "The cistanche is really unbearable to take. I tried like the … [Read more...] about What to do about Unbearable Tastes?
Don’t Buy Supplements on Amazon
PSA for you here today. There are many possible reasons you’d want to avoid using Amazon for shopping. But this is especially true for supplements, because of the fraud that sometimes takes place. From a recent press release… “NOW® recently discovered multiple fraudulent supplements sold on … [Read more...] about Don’t Buy Supplements on Amazon
Reversing BPA Toxicity with Cistanche
I’ve got a key piece of research to share with you today that you might want to know about… Many years ago, I wrote an extensive article about the dangers of BPA, a xeno-estrogenic chemical used in plastic and more. It features this scary quote from Frederick vom Saal, Biology Professor at the … [Read more...] about Reversing BPA Toxicity with Cistanche
Alcohol Burning Your Mouth? Try this Tincture Trick
Some people find that the alcohol in a tincture causes too much of a burn or irritation within their mouth, especially when held under the tongue. This makes sense as these are delicate tissues. Still other people do not find this a problem at all. But this video blog post is for the … [Read more...] about Alcohol Burning Your Mouth? Try this Tincture Trick
Watermelon Rind Drink
The following comments and recipe comes from a great customer of ours, Daniel. It seems like a lot of your customers fuss and muss over the taste of Lost Empire Herbs. This will not be the first contrarian point of view I’ve expressed. I rather like the taste of the several LEH. Now don’t … [Read more...] about Watermelon Rind Drink
A new study came across my desk. "Investigating neuroprotective roles of Bacopa monnieri extracts: Mechanistic insights and therapeutic implications" This focuses on one of my favorite herbs, especially when you're talking about it as a "nerve tonic and nootropic booster" as this study defines … [Read more...] about Neuroprotective Bacopa
Balanced and Herbal Oatmeal Recipe
Just a quick recipe for you today. Most of my breakfasts involve eggs as they’re close to the perfect food, but sometimes I like to mix it up. Oatmeal can be a quick and easy meal. Done wrong, like with the packets I was so fond of as a child, it’s little more than a bowl of sugar. Done … [Read more...] about Balanced and Herbal Oatmeal Recipe
GI Upset with Herbs
Many people report digestive upset when taking herbs. This article will dive into why that is, and how to work around it. Gastrointestinal (GI) disturbances can take make forms such as: Bloating Gas Constipation Loose stools or diarrhea Heartburn Nausea Abdominal pressure … [Read more...] about GI Upset with Herbs
Why Pine Pollen Tincture?
We came across a nice video that details the benefits of Pine Pollen Tincture, not to mention recommending our brand. It's a great presentation, visually well done, so I thought it worth sharing here. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ETahMM3iWS4 If you'd like to see for yourself what this … [Read more...] about Why Pine Pollen Tincture?
Herbs for Premature Ejaculation
Last week I laid the foundation for understanding premature ejaculation, its causes and some solutions. Today we dive into herbs that may be able to assist in this department. But first, I wanted to share a story that one reader posted as a comment on our blog. It deals with erectile … [Read more...] about Herbs for Premature Ejaculation
Losing Stubborn Fat
Roberto is one of our top customers hailing all the way from Switzerland. Below he shares something that many people have in common, struggling against stubborn fat especially in the belly area. Hi Logan I do boxing, fitness but I can't loose my belly fat. Something I'm doing wrong, I sit … [Read more...] about Losing Stubborn Fat
On Premature Ejaculation
Quite a few customers have asked us about premature ejaculation. It’s about time I deliver an article on the subject. What is premature ejaculation? It’s when a guy orgasms and ejaculates without even really getting to sex. Apparently, this is defined by a few different panels: The … [Read more...] about On Premature Ejaculation
California Prop 65
If you’re in California you’ve likely seen this sort of warning everywhere. If you’re not in California, you probably haven’t seen it nearly as much. I think that this article will be of interest to anyone, not just those in California because it speaks to quality of supplements, failures of … [Read more...] about California Prop 65
Facts About Lead Exposure
This article is aimed at exploring common everyday lead exposure to show the details involved as well as to give comparison against lead found in herbs. Other herb and supplement companies do not provide you with this level of insight, nor deep-down-in-the-weeds education, to make truly informed … [Read more...] about Facts About Lead Exposure
Women’s Results with Pine Pollen
Weeks back I sent out a survey asking for women’s experiences using Pine Pollen. This has a strong reputation as a men’s herb, but this shouldn’t necessarily be so. So I wanted to share some of the positive experiences we heard about. Let’s start with Pine Pollen Tincture, which even we … [Read more...] about Women’s Results with Pine Pollen
Plastics and Flame Retardants Exposure
A couple questions today regarding exposure to hormone disrupting chemicals. “Interested in your thoughts about water while living abroad and traveling. At home I have spring water delivered in glass jars to avoid plastics. I’m in Mexico for the next four months at the moment - not advisable to … [Read more...] about Plastics and Flame Retardants Exposure
TRT and/or Herbs?
A question from a potential customer… “I am 36 years old, 6’4” and 195 pounds. Over the last couple years I have had blood work done several times and I always have low testostrone. I have tried lifting weights and exercise but still have tested low. I don’t always feel like crap but most of the … [Read more...] about TRT and/or Herbs?
Can Herbs be Dangerous?
A few questions around the topics of dangers and side effects, especially long term, came in: “Can it be dangerous to use some type of herbs for a long period of time?” “Is there any long term negative health issues from using herbs such as liver or other organ problems?” Let me start off by … [Read more...] about Can Herbs be Dangerous?
Testosterone Doesn’t Have to Fall with Age
Just because it is true on average, doesn’t mean it has to be true for you. Science more often than not deals with averages. While this can be useful information, many people then take it to be gospel. For instance, when we’re talking about men and testosterone, you’ll often see charts like … [Read more...] about Testosterone Doesn’t Have to Fall with Age
How does Pine Pollen’s Testosterone Work?
A customer asks: “Are the testosterone increases men are seeing from consuming your pine pollen tincture coming from increased endogenous testosterone production, or simply the addition of exogenous testosterone contained within the pine pollen tincture, or a mixture of both? And is there any … [Read more...] about How does Pine Pollen’s Testosterone Work?
Antibiotics and Infections, Sinuses and UTI’s
Here’s three comments, with implied questions, that came in recently. I’ve grouped them together to address the topic: “I am having constant UTIs and the antibiotics are making it worse.” “urinary tract health for women” “I have a sinus infection that won’t go away with anything” Antibiotics … [Read more...] about Antibiotics and Infections, Sinuses and UTI’s
Which Herbs for Stress?
We kick this one off with a general but great question… “Which herbs are the best to reduce stress?” My top pick for this is probably going to be Ashwagandha. Unlike most of the other adaptogens, that I’ll talk about in a bit, this one is more relaxing than the bunch. In fact, many people use it … [Read more...] about Which Herbs for Stress?