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?
Did you know we have a VIP Program at Lost Empire Herbs? Many of our new customers are unaware of this, so I figured I should write a short post and make a video to explain all the details! Lost Empire Herbs VIP Program https://youtu.be/JJ3YVGy8SqU How Do You Become a VIP? Good question... … [Read more...] about Lost Empire Herbs VIP Program
Pine Pollen is said to contain testosterone as well as a number of other human hormones including: Epitestosterone Androstenedione Androsterone DHEA Progesterone Is this true? The answer is unclear. Prior research says yes. However, our own independent lab results said … [Read more...] about Does Pine Pollen Contain Testosterone?
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?
Recently, I recorded a bunch of new videos on specific topics about our most popular herb, Pine Pollen. You’ll find these shown in a variety of places around our website but also figured it was worth putting them all in one place here on the blog. (We did something similar with Ashwagandha … [Read more...] about Six(6) Pine Pollen Videos
Ever since noticing the effect ourselves and hearing reports from customers we’ve known that Pine Pollen helps with morning wood. It may seem like a silly or juvenile thing to be concerned about, but it turns out that this is a great indicator of men’s health. How exactly we don’t know since the … [Read more...] about Pine Pollen and Morning Wood (How well does it really work?)
Over the past few months, ever since the results of my most recent blood test, I've dove deep into studying certain hormones and related compounds to understand them better. This resulted in six different articles covering three compounds: Estrogen for Men Sex Hormone Binding Globulin … [Read more...] about Why I’m Losing Faith in Science
Finally, the part you’ve been waiting for, how to decrease or increase your DHT (dihydrotestosterone). As a quick recap, in the first article, we detailed some of the basics of DHT and why it is important. Click here to read part one. Then in the second part, we covered how and why DHT has … [Read more...] about How to Decrease or Increase DHT: Part III
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. But what are you supposed to do with often-times-bad-tasting powders and tinctures? In fact, just the other day I received this comment from Jared: "Dude, how the heck … [Read more...] about How to Take Herbs
How do you pronounce... Tongkat Ali, Shilajit, He Shou Wu, Ashwagandha, Eleuthero, Dong Quai, Cistanche, or our other herbs? Watch this video to learn how to properly pronounce these herbs, plus find a complete list below. Tongkat Ali (Eurycoma longifolia) Shilajit He Shou … [Read more...] about How to Pronounce Names of Herbs
This is the largest article we’ve ever posted. Its aim is to cover pretty much everything you could ever want to know about Pine Pollen, especially as relates to human health. As this is our best-selling herb and a large part of why Lost Empire Herbs started in the first place, we felt it was worthy … [Read more...] about Pine Pollen – Everything You Ever Wanted to Know
Testosterone, touted as the “manly” hormone, is the most powerful androgen. Androgens are a group of steroid hormones whose name fittingly is derived from the Greek word for “man-maker.” The Role of Testosterone Testosterone is well-known for its role in muscle growth, male pattern hair growth, … [Read more...] about Natural Alternatives to Testosterone Replacement Therapy
Here is my list of the top 5 tips to increase testosterone naturally. While testosterone replacement has it's place, it really should not be explored until all natural methods have been exhausted. As mentioned, these are some of the tips that helped me to get 992 ng/dL total … [Read more...] about Top 5 Tips for Boosting Testosterone Naturally
I am often asked about the protein powders I use and recommend, so I created a video about what I use. Check it out... https://www.youtube.com/embed/0r48lPnnnoA WHY do you want to consume a protein powder? If it is simply because somebody told you, you should, then you may want to dig a … [Read more...] about Protein Powders I Use and Recommend
With the popularity of our Megadose Pine Pollen (the idea of taking 3 tablespoons of a powder, when a normal “regular” dose is just ½ to 1 teaspoon per day), we’re sometimes asked "can I megadose other herbs? What about megadosing medicinal mushrooms?" Yes, you can megadose some other herbs. But … [Read more...] about Megadosing Herbs
Testosterone, “T”, is a male’s best friend. Responsible for what we consider to be all the “manly” characteristics, testosterone is behind the sexy deep voice, muscular build, and that ever-growing facial hair. Widely known as the male sex hormone, it is no wonder that testosterone is produced … [Read more...] about Testosterone & Men: The Correlation between Healthy Testosterone Levels and Overall Well-Being
Understanding Testosterone and the Hormonal Ecosystem Testosterone—it’s in all of us! This hormone is important for male sexual function increased muscle mass, and has also been known to stoke male aggression. You may also know that it has many interesting health implications for people of both … [Read more...] about Yin Within the Yang: The Importance of Testosterone in Women’s Health
Attaining and then maintaining a great body composition is hard work. There aren’t a lot of shortcuts you can take (though you can always be more efficient), but more often than not, knowing what to do and implementing it is half of the work. One of the most common sources of contention comes in … [Read more...] about What To Eat To Maintain Great Body Composition
The “rational” viewpoint says that ancient peoples found out what plants did through trial and error. This is what WE say THEY did. Yet what all the ancient people say is that they learned from the plants themselves as well as in visions and dreams. Stephen Harrod Buhner shares in his book, … [Read more...] about It can’t be trial and error…
Hi Lost Empire Team, Not sure if you could use this, but it worked for me and I've shared my 'success' formula with friends that have wanted to feel better and/or improve their heath situation. As a 53 year old male, here's what I've personally learned that has made a tremendous impact on … [Read more...] about Testimonial to Healthy Living
We wanted to let all of our customers know that we've decided to switch suppliers for our pine pollen., both in the tincture format and our powder. Most probably don't even realize that there are different pine pollen manufacturers and many wonder what led to the change. So hopefully to answer … [Read more...] about New Pine Pollen Supplier