Jiaogulan is a kind of native herb that is usually found in Thailand and in number of other South East Asian countries, which is scientifically known as Gynostemma Pentaphyllum. This herb was known to Chinese people since ages. It is also known as ‘Herb of Immortality’ in China as it has the property to increase the life span. Though Immortality is a very strong word to use however this herb is certainly capable of improving quality of our life.
In certain parts of China, people drink Jiaogulan every day as it is one of the healthy tea recipes that helps them retain their energy and strength throughout the day. In the evening, they again drink this beverage to get rid of their tiredness and sleep well at night.
What are the health benefits of Jiaogulan?
As we have already mentioned, it is known as herb of immortality, so let us try to understand various health benefits of this herb. You can also see the healthy tea recipe videos that is available about this herb.
- Provides Energy
Chinese have been taking it as a source of energy provider since ages. Even after scientific studies, it was found that it can improve cardiac output, which is much higher than any other herbs.
- Provides better immunity
It’s proved that it has the property to protect us from virus, bacteria and parasites. If you are prone to get frequent colds or flu then taking jiaogulan can help you a lot.
- Helps digestion
If you suffer from constipation or frequent stomach upset then this herb is very useful for you.
- Improves your heart health
Medical researchers have established that it can reduce LDL cholesterol and increase HDL in our blood. It can also make good impact on our BP level as well. It has also been found to prevent build up of plaque in our arteries that lead to heart stroke.
- Can enhance your mood
When you are anxious or under serious stress then take this herb. It can help you to get rid of your stress.
- For weight loss
If you take tea made out of this herb then in the longer run you can achieve weight loss. It will also help you to boost your energy to do exercise.
- Anti aging property
Researchers have established that there are two antioxidants called superoxide dismutase and glutathione that can help in reducing the signs of aging. It can also improve our skin.