The Super Power of Superfoods
In Traditional Chinese Medicine, Schizandra Berry has been used for many health-related conditions including: boosting energy at the cellular level, conditions of the digestive tract, stimulating the immune system, stress, fatigue, exhaustion, irritability, insomnia, radiation protection, regulating blood sugar, counteracting the effects of sugar, regulating blood pressure, regulating cholesterol, anxiety states, depression, dyspnea (shortness of breath), vision, night vision, eye fatigue, speeding recovery after surgery, coughs, enuresis (bed-wetting), frequent urination, involuntary discharge of semen, night sweats, spontaneous sweating, generating bodily fluids, wakefulness, regulating concentration, regulating coordination, motion sickness, regulating endurance, suppressing hunger, and alleviating thirst.
For thousands of years, Schizandra Berry has aided countless people in living longer, healthier, more active lives. The use of Schisandra Berry for medical purposes is attributed to the Chinese. Schisandra Berry is said to “prolong the years of life without aging” in the Divine Husbandman’s Classic of the Materia Medica written prior to 200 C.E.. Schizandra Berry has been used for at least 3,000 years by people in China and has been used, praised, and recommended additionally by the cultures of Korea, Siberia and Japan for centuries. Schizandra Berry’s reputation has been earned for its remarkable ability to help balance the body, prolonging life, helping the body adapt to stress, and nourishing chi – life force energy.
Scientists are continuing to discover remarkable properties of Schizandra Berry and continue research into its scientifically-proven results. Schizandra Berry has been extensively studied by scientific and medical researchers. There are over 156 scientific studies on Schisandra chinensis listed at PubMed.gov, The U.S. National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health website, and there are hundreds more scientific studies on Schizandra Berry in Russian and Chinese that have not as of yet been fully translated into the English language.
Brandon Amalani is the founder and creator of Shen Blossom. Brandon specializes in sourcing rare, top grade herbs, and creating unique formulations that employ traditional small scale methods of transforming the herbs in a way that preserves the energetic and healing qualities of the herbs so that the personality of the herbs shine though. Brandon uses time and traditional methods to protect the herbs through the extraction process in order to ensure their full spectrum nature. With an understanding of the chemistry of how specific herbs can be extracted yet simultaneously be cared for, he is able to utilize methods and processes that unlocks the nutrients and benefits in a natural and effective way without over processing and degrading the botanicals which is common in the herbal industry.
Using the principals of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Brandon helps guide people into understanding themselves better in order to work to heal the body, raise the spirit and to increase personal peace and conscious awareness.
-Brandon’s products are formulated through the lens of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), which looks at the body like a gardener vs. how a mechanic looks at a car.
-Yin and yang and the 5 elements need to be understood in context. Etheric universe needs physical form to manifest and grow.
-Changes in the mental and emotional realms create change at the physical level. Movement, breath, virtue, values and ethics in alignment create internal energy.
-Improperly processed roots can be harmful. Over processed herbs are destroying the fibers in the root. Isolating and fractional are taking away cofactors and losing aromatic oil. Well prepared tinctures will mature over time and get better with age.
-Roots such as ginseng have a quality of wisdom. They protect the DNA and raise the spirit.
-Sprouted rice powder uses the sprout and bits of bran. Blends well in water, tastes great, nutrient dense, and easily digestible. Made in small batches. Rice is the basis for many fractionated vitamins such as tocotrienols. Rice congee is a traditional nourishing and healing food.
-Gingseng formula is a blend of hand selected herbs selected with an understanding of their properties.
-Goji berry is a medicinal and a food herb. Goji is unusual for being a complete berry protein. Includes flowers and leaves. Extract is high nutrient density, medicinal grade. Good for eye and kidney health, libido.
-Adaptogens strengthen and fortify. Take when healthy. Use other products for ailments.
-Presence – Seishen Reishi. Is meditation in a bottle. Evokes a sense of peace and tranquility.
-Listener asks what to take for insomnia.
-Liver spots – best to use food to address. Are deeper rooted, need internal work.
-What helps with healing after hip replacement surgery?
-Soups, broths are an easy way to blend things together. Highly nutritious.
-Shen Blossom cordyceps are all wild harvested. Adapt contains cordyceps, is an endurance formula. Shizandra is Brandon’s only product that is not wild. Grown in vineyards in the northeast.
-What are Brandon’s ideas about hair loss at the crown?
-How does Brandon know what to combine, how to prepare, and in what doses?
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Brandon Amalani, creating amazing products with care and attention beyond the beyond, april 6, 2017