If you want to avoid getting sick, this article will dive into a number of things you can do from herbs and diet, energetics, mindset and more. There's no particular order as to importance in this list. If you missed it, be sure to go back and read part one for the foundational underpinnings to … [Read more...] about How to NOT Get Sick: Part 2
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?
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
Do Herbs Have a Shelf Life? These are common questions we’re asked. And, as with many things, the answer is a bit complicated, depending on a variety of factors. Depends on the herb Depends on how it is stored More specifically, depends on access to light, air, and heat. Herbs Don’t … [Read more...] about Shelf Life: How Long Do Herbs Last?
Recently, I saw the movie Logan, the final Wolverine installment in the X-men universe. Warning there’s a tiny bit of spoilers ahead, but not much. You can save this message until after you’ve seen it, or really this won’t stop your enjoyment of this great movie. (And yes, I think it is a great … [Read more...] about The World’s Most Dangerous Brain
This article is meant to give you an overview of some of our most popular herbs and what they can do for you. If you head to the Lost Empire home page you’ll see the current Top 12 list of Best Sellers at any time. This is updated based on sales numbers, so depending on when you see it, it could … [Read more...] about Top 12 Best Selling Herbs
If you’ve been into herbs for any amount of time and think about stress your mind likely goes to… adaptogens. After all the definition of this, is an herbal substance considered to help the body adapt to stress and to exert a normalizing effect upon bodily processes. That’s all well and … [Read more...] about Herbs for Stress
We received a report on schisandra that describes most if not all of the components in this plant. This is an excellent opportunity then to discuss the importance of cofactors in our food. The huge list of components (found at the end of this article cause it is so long!) just goes to show how … [Read more...] about All Components that Make up Schisandra and Way Cofactors are Important
Brandon Amalani is partnered with Pioneer Valley Naturals as the exclusive distributor of the only American-Grown Organic Schizandra currently available. This is where our Schisandra comes from and in this podcast we dive into many of the benefits and uses of schisandra. The Energetic … [Read more...] about Ep54: Benefits of Schisandra with Brandon Amalani
It’s been a while since I made my way into a 7-11. But I certainly use to go there as a kid. And yes was a fan of Slurpees! Just imagining main lining that much corn syrup now gives me shivers. And who knows what food colorings, artificial flavors and other chemicals are inside of … [Read more...] about Goji Berry Slurpee
Learn the five elements from Chinese medicine and how these correspond to the five tastes. Water - Salty Wood - Sour Fire - Bitter Earth - Sweet Metal - Pungent The five elements and the five tastes. Welcome, I'm Logan Christopher from Super Man Herbs [Note that was our old name, now … [Read more...] about Five Elements and Five Tastes
The heart is many things, but it is certainly not just a pump. We moderns have seemingly lost our faith in the heart. Before the Common Era, the heart was the seat of the emotions and the soul. It was even believed in certain cultures that the heart is where we house the mind. That is simply not … [Read more...] about Heart Health and Herbs to Support a Healthy Heart
If you missed Part 1, click here to read it. Adaptogens: Herbs for Strength, Stamina and Stress Relief It was my great pleasure to attend this lecture by one of the authors of the book with the same name as above, David Watson. That book was one of the first books we used for reference when we … [Read more...] about What I Gathered at the 2015 International Herb Symposium – Part 2
Our latest podcast gives an overview of nootropics, the basics of solid thinking, book recommendations and more. If you're looking to improve cognitive function make sure to figure out in what way with this list. The differences between Drugs, Nutraceuticals and Herbs How to use Coffee or … [Read more...] about Ep25: Cognitive Function
Cholesterol receives a negative reaction from most people; therefore, it comes as a surprise to many that our bodies naturally produce cholesterol. Produced in our liver, cholesterol is vital to our health and serves three main purposes: Aids in the production of sex hormones Building block … [Read more...] about Why Cholesterol is Important
Schisandra is one of the ways this top herb of Chinese herbalism with many benefits, which will be explored throughout this article. It can be consumed in many forms including schisandra teas, juice, smoothies and even alcohol. If you have the fresh or dried berries you can make the tea yourself. … [Read more...] about Schisandra Teas, Juice, Smoothies and Alcohol