Urtification refers to the flogging of the body with the fresh nettle plant. The name urtification comes from the latin name of nettles, Urtica dioica. This process has historically been popular in folk medicine. What are the benefits of urtification? And does it work? I had heard about this … [Read more...] about Urtification or Stinging Nettles on the Skin
Blueberries, strawberries, raspberries, blackberries, these are all great foods worth eating. Pretty much everyone agrees. They’re vegan-friendly. They’re Paleo friendly. They’re even included in the Standard American Diet (SAD). Even those on extremely low-carb diets sometimes include berries … [Read more...] about Taste and Health Benefits of Berries
Blood pressure is one of many issues that comes into play with erectile dysfunction. This can be a confusing concept because it’s a bit counter-intuitive. Let’s start with the basics. A penis gets erect by blood flowing into it. This occurs because the spongy tissue within, called the … [Read more...] about Blood Pressure and Erectile Dysfunction
Church of Nature is a concept I've been using for a few months. It helps to ensure that I make the time to get outdoors in nature more regularly and to acknowledge the awe and respect for nature it deserves. What's involved in this? Watch this video to find … [Read more...] about Church of Nature
Throughout 2019, we’ve frequently been out of stock on a number of our herbs and formulas, including some of our most popular ones. And I'd like to apologize for this. We don't enjoy being out of stock and we find it very frustrating as well. That being said, I wanted to take a little time and … [Read more...] about Why Are We Often Out of Stock?
I created this video to expand on some of the concepts in my new book Powered By Nature. Haven’t picked up your copy yet? Check out the incredible deal where we'll essentially pay you to buy the book by giving you a Lost Empire Herbs gift card, plus you’ll help save two acres of the Amazon … [Read more...] about Footwear for Health: What Is Best?
I’ve used the term "Herbal Ally" many times before, but I’ve never taken the time to clearly explain what I mean by it. Let’s start with the basics. An herb is not just leafy green plants but used in the broader sense, anything natural that is taken for benefits. This includes the medicinal … [Read more...] about How to Find an Herbal Ally
I was feeling a bit down the other day. Yep, it even happens to me. ;) But fortunately, only from time to time. As I sat there journaling (part of my morning routine) I asked myself 'what can I do about this?' And two things came to mind, meridian tapping, aka EFT, and loading up … [Read more...] about “Get-Out-of-the-Slumps” Drink
John Martin shares the following extremely detailed results from his workouts using Spartan Formula and not using it. What he found was an amazing difference in results. In his own words: “I'm a professional level kettlebell sport-lifter and have been using the Spartan Formula with excellent … [Read more...] about Kettlebell Athlete Case Study: Spartan Formula
You may have heard that a man, He Jianjui, has said that the first gene-edited babies have been born in China. This was done with the new and hot CRISPR gene editing method, which allows for the editing of single base pairs in DNA. It’s been hailed as a revolution in … [Read more...] about CRISPR Babies and GMO Foods
Deer antler velvet…just what is this stuff and why is it so popular? It all starts with this. Deer antlers are pretty amazing. (Note that Elk antlers are also used too. For the most part I’ll be using the term deer antlers, but later on, I’ll address the differences between the two). Every … [Read more...] about Deer Antler Velvet Extract: Benefits of Spray, Tincture, Powder Supplements For Men
Diabetes is one of the leading causes of ED. It is estimated that somewhere between 35%-75% of men with diabetes will have some erectile dysfunction issues, whereas the general population is at only 26%. Furthermore, those with diabetes tend to suffer symptoms of ED at younger ages than those … [Read more...] about Natural Treatment For Diabetes-Induced Erectile Dysfunction
Gut Health Study: How Triphala and Probiotics Extend Life by 60% and Protect Microbiome From Disease and Aging Gut health is a big and ever-growing topic. And new research shows an interesting angle. First of all, it’s only a fruit fly study, but you’ve got to start somewhere. Despite that I … [Read more...] about Gut Health Study: How Triphala and Probiotics Extend Life by 60%
Is it okay to take herbs while fasting? This question has been popping up a lot lately. For example, Craig asked us the following: “In Upgrade Your Growth Hormone you recommend fasting. When fasting, is it okay to take herbs? For most herbs, you recommend taking them twice a day, so I'm not sure … [Read more...] about Should You Take Herbs When Fasting?
Going off how you feel (and learning about the best awareness of how to judge this) is certainly a good way to go. And doing various testing and looking at lab reports is another worthwhile method. It shouldn’t be an either/or conundrum, because it’s worth doing both. Recently, we found out … [Read more...] about My Heavy Metal Results
The question of whether you should take herbs with food or on an empty stomach has been popping up a lot more lately. While I’m sure I’ve mentioned this in a few places it didn’t look like we had a clear answer in a central place. So here it is… Both taking herbs with food and without food … [Read more...] about Take Herbs With Food or Without?
Medicinal mushrooms are some of the strongest "medicine" out there. Yet unlike drugs, many of them have a dual-direction activity that can boost or decrease your immune system as needed; an all-natural immunomodulator. In addition, there are many other benefits besides helping immunity and … [Read more...] about Medicinal Mushroom Hunting, Paul Stamets, Agarikon Mushroom and Cancer
For years, I’ve heard of Myer’s cocktails and doing intravenous nutrient therapy. What is Intravenous Nutrient Therapy? Intravenous Nutrient Therapy is the process of giving vital nutrients to the body via the bloodstream by accessing a vein with a very small needle. The nutrients can be … [Read more...] about Intravenous Nutrient Therapy
In other words, do herbs really work? To answer that it depends on what you mean by work… If you’re like most of our customers when you arrived at Lost Empire Herbs for the first time you were likely looking for a solution to some sort of issue. Maybe getting more energy. Maybe a sexual health … [Read more...] about What Should I Expect When Taking Herbs?
Have you heard about the “new kid on the block” when it comes to Erectile Dysfunction? This has been called "Porn Induced ED". It's becoming such a huge issue for men around the world that it now officially has its own acronym: PIED In this article I’ll explain what this is, why it’s a … [Read more...] about Porn Induced Erectile Dysfunction (ED)
He Shou Wu is one of the top anti-aging tonic herbs from Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). It has a reputation for assisting in several hair-related issues including hair loss, hair growth and for stopping or reversing the graying of hair—darkening it and reversing it back to its natural … [Read more...] about He Shou Wu for Hair Loss, Hair Growth and Gray Hair
Sadly, many of the herbs we sell here at Lost Empire Herbs are a bit on the weird or unknown side for the average man and woman. Just what are you supposed to do with these often-times-bad-tasting powders and tinctures? That’s what this video is about...to give you the basic rundown on how you … [Read more...] about How to Take Herbs