It seems like insects are showing up everywhere, from protein bars to restaurants to cookbooks. Eating insects is a hot topic. Did you know that traditional Chinese medicine also uses insects for their health benefiting properties? For example, scorpions may be used to stop spasms and convulsions or earthworms may be used treat burning and weak urination. Also, ants can be consumed for their replenishing and adaptogenic properties.
Put simply, adaptogens are herbs that enhance the mind and body's ability to adapt to change. Adaptability requires energy. The greater the stresses of life and the more dynamic the change, the greater is our requirement for adaptive energy. The Chinese tonic herbs are one of the best tools for maintaining adaptability.
The Chinese mountain ant, Polyrhachis vicina, is a premier adaptogenic in Chinese tonic herbalism. It:
The Chinese mountain ant is perfect for anyone who desires a powerful adaptogen. It is also ideal for athletes as a pre and post workout tonic.
Herbs & Acupuncture Clinic sells the Chinese mountain ant in a superior adaptogenic formula called Adaptogen Energizer. It is a balanced formula for increased mental and physical energy, with half of it comprised of the Chinese mountain ant. It can help you look and feel your best!
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