Here’s an homage to one of the original Star Trek movies. I was never a trekkie but did enjoy that one. Anyway, not really here to talk about Star Trek but a different Khan altogether… This 3-star review comes in from Rodger Lamber for Thor’s Hammer. “Not too sure of this yet. Either my … [Read more...] about Liver Fire, Irritability and Genghis Khan
Dosing & Taking Herbs
At Lost Empire Herbs we have mostly powders available. But our tincture line is growing (especially for VIPs). And a new capsule machine is being built out in our warehouse meaning more capsules of our powders will be available in the future. I wanted to take a moment and break down the unique … [Read more...] about Powders vs. Capsules vs. Tinctures
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?
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 throw up at times! Take, for instance, this comment about our popular Cistanche extract. "The cistanche is unbearable to take. I tried, like the video, to scoop … [Read more...] about Transforming Unbearable Tasting Herbs into Palatable Pleasures
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
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?
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?
Bill asks, “Is there a systematic way of working through them all and seeing what works other than trial & error with regards to herb, dosage, frequency, etc.?” First you need to recognize what kind of herb you’re dealing with and what you’re aiming for with it. Some are more feelable than … [Read more...] about Systematic approach to taking herbs
We got this 3-star review in the other day: “I think your products are great, but the customer service staff is less than helpful. They always address a question as "see you health care provider", which is BS in my opinion. In fact, I no longer call or post, I haven't for over a year and my … [Read more...] about About Dosing for Specific Aims and Ages
Chris asks: OK you wanted questions… The approach that Mark takes at Morning Steel is to cycle the various supplements. You obviously know the best herbs he recommends… Pine Pollen, Tongkat Ali, Horney Goat etc I know there are not hard & fixed rules as to when or even how much of … [Read more...] about Foods vs. Herbs (and a 7 Day Rotation)
Should you purchase our herbal powders or the capsules? This post will show you the benefits and drawbacks of each. https://youtu.be/vZeBpNTLphI The Benefits of Capsules The most obvious benefit of taking capsules is the convenience of doing so. It’s easy to pop a few pills in your mouth and … [Read more...] about Herbal Powders or Capsules?
Yes, I'm afraid it's true. Our herbs have actually made people vomit! While it's certainly not common, it can happen. So how's that for a great sales pitch and selling point?.... NOT! But honestly, there isn't much we can do about their uniquely natural flavors. Powerful herbs come with … [Read more...] about How to Make Powdered Herbs Palatable
I’m guessing you’ve heard the term “gateway drug” before, right? This was basically to say that if someone started smoking cannabis then soon enough, they’d be smoking crack and shooting heroin. That the more common and easier drug would be a gateway into the harder stuff. Sure, we can find … [Read more...] about Gateway Herbs: Goji, Pine Pollen, and More
This question is one of the most common we get. So I decided to write one long blog post that answers every version of it with the herbs we sell at Lost Empire Herbs. (Yes, this is meant to be a bit of a joke but one meant to prove the point!) Can I take Tongkat Ali with … [Read more...] about Can I take XXX with YYY herbs?
Personally, my preferred method of taking herbs is a tincture, because they are so simple and easy to use. Squirt it in your mouth and you’re done. This is easier than mixing powders into some sort of drink. Capsules are easy too, but still not as easy as tinctures in my opinion. And with any sort … [Read more...] about How to Make a Liquid Suspension [Elderberry]
I’m often asked which herbs I take. And my answer is that I am largely intuitive about my herb taking. Despite saying that for years, I’ve never really covered HOW I am intuitive...until now. I do this to share with you but also to become more conscious of what I’m doing so that I can improve my … [Read more...] about How to Become Intuitive with Herb Use
I’m always harping on the fact that you need to experiment to find the herbs that work for you. However, I haven’t really covered HOW you should experiment. While there is no one right way, the aim of this article and video is to give you several methods and ideas so you know what to do and what to … [Read more...] about Experimenting with Herbs [How and Why]
Tongkat Ali is certainly one of the top hormone-supporting herbs that we have available for sale here at Lost Empire Herbs. It's very effective at getting into the system and helping your body not only to up-regulate testosterone production but also to keep it freely available. Among other things, … [Read more...] about Maca vs. Tongkat Ali [Which One Works Best?]
Maca and Pine Pollen are two great herbs, but two very different herbs so we thought it'd be a good idea to compare the two. Our Pine Pollen is our best-selling product by far and that's because it's absolutely amazing stuff that gets results, and the customer reviews prove it. Here are just a … [Read more...] about Maca vs. Pine Pollen [In-Depth Comparison]
Did you know that you could increase the benefits of taking herbs by understanding how to anchor with them? Besides being an herbalist and strongman, I’m also an NLP Trainer (neuro-linguistic programming). One of the tools in the NLP skill-set is that of anchoring. Anchoring refers to a process … [Read more...] about Anchoring With Herbs [Instant Benefits]
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?
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?