Benefits & Uses

Antioxidant Guidebook: Part 12 - Types of Herbal Fat Burners and How to Take Them

Herbal fat burners are very high in antioxidants while also containing stimulating constituents. They are very easy to incorporate into the diet, but do require important considerations.


Antioxidant Guidebook: Part 11 - Antioxidants and Exercise Boost Fat Burning

Fat burning is an informal way of recognizing the oxidation of fat for energy and refers to a weight-loss lifestyle that includes exercising and boosting fat metabolism with antioxidants for achieving and maintaining a healthy weight.


Antioxidant Guidebook: Part 10 - Antioxidants Support Detoxification

Antioxidants are required for detoxification, which is a normal everyday continuous process of the body, because the normal cellular process of oxidizing carbohydrates and fats for energy releases free-radicals.


Antioxidant Guidebook: Part 9 - Antioxidants Promote Energy

The more energy someone uses, the more antioxidants someone's body must make and consume for optimal functioning and greater overall health and for maintaining a healthy body-weight..


Antioxidant Guidebook: Part 8 - Antioxidants Control the Rate of Oxidation

Antioxidants are part of the how energy production is controlled in the cells by the neutralization of excessive by-products of oxidation, including free-radicals. They protect cells from damage and to allow for the process of daily recovery and regeneration.


Antioxidant Guidebook: Part 7 - Free Radicals are Positively Charged Particles

Free-radicals are oxidants which are reactive positively charged electrical ions that damage cells and hinder bodily functions.


Antioxidant Guidebook: Part 6 - Antioxidants Neutralize Free-Radicals

Antioxidants neutralize the oxidative by-products of energy metabolism called free-radicals, while also assisting the immune system with the removal of accumulated toxins.


Antioxidant Guidebook: Part 5 - Food, Beverage, and Supplement Sources of Antioxidants

Antioxidants are found within various plant food, beverage, and supplement sources that come in various forms, such as nutrients, like vitamin E, and enzymes, like superoxide dismutase, and beneficial constituents, like bioflavonoids called catechins.


Antioxidant Guidebook: Part 4 - Antioxidants are Made by the Body and Found in the Diet

A healthy body makes antioxidants in the liver and as part of cellular energy metabolism; additionally body uses antioxidants from food, such as herbs, spices, vegetables, and fruits.


Antioxidant Guidebook: Part 3 - Antioxidant Deficiency and Free-Radical Accumulation

Not enough antioxidants leads to the accumulation of too many free-radicals which will inhibit cellular and overall metabolism and the integrity of many bodily organs and functions.


Antioxidant Guidebook: Part 2 - The Benefits of Antioxidants

Antioxidants are important so that the body and all of the systems, organs, glands, and tissues function optimally. Antioxidants must be created by the body continuously for optimal functioning, as well as eaten with the diet to derive full benefits.


Antioxidant Guidebook: Part 1 - Antioxidant Definition

In biology, Antioxidants are necessary components of producing energy and supporting the immune system. Antioxidants are made by the body and consumed as part of the diet; they are used by a healthy body to reduce the effects of toxins, by-products of metabolism, and free-radical oxidative damage to cells and tissues.


Weight-loss

A tonic that supports weight-loss and physique oriented lifestyles for a fitter body with a slimmer waist through metabolic options, such as stress-adaptation, digestion, and/or fat-burning.




Tonic, Tonify, Tonification, Tonic Herbology, Tonic Herbalism, and Tonic Herbalist

A tonic is a food and/or dietary supplement that will build-up overall health and increase perception of well-being as part of a wellness and healing program; scientifically, a tonic strengthens a bodily system, organ, gland, tissue and/or fluid from the tonic's nutrient and constituent combinations.




Nutritive

Health through nutrition is holistic with the individual freedom to choose food and supplements in the support and maintenance of health and wellness.



Skin Cells

A tonic containing constituents that support skin health and maintains youthfulness.  Will benefit skin cell growth by assisting the lymphatic system in the cleansing of skin cells from the inside out.



Adaptogen

A tonic that supports adaptation to stress is an 'adaptogen' which has nonspecific lasting health support and is safe, non-toxic and has broad uses for wellness and performance.



Clarity

A tonic superfood that supports lucidity and sustains a clears the mind while supporting the the six senses of smell, taste, touch, sight, hearing, and inner-vision. Support focus for greater understanding and more precise learning of mental activities and spiritual experiences.



Cardio

A tonic containing constituents that support the functioning of the human cardiovascular system, that will benefit aerobic cardiorespiratory endurance by increasing breathing respiration, heart efficiency, and the circulation of blood.



Breathing and Lungs

A tonic that supports lung function and breathing. Contains constituents for lung health by maintaining smooth muscle function with lipid fatty acids, saponins, and/or triterpenes that are involved in the production of prostaglandins by the body.



Digestive

A tonic that is traditionally known to support stomach digestion, the transformation of food into nutrients and their assimilation by supporting the circulation of nutrition throughout the body.



Intellect

A tonic containing a combination of constituents that support complex or objective and abstract thinking. Benefits brainpower by maintaining healthy circulation and nerve health thus supporting the opening of the mind and the five senses to receiving more complex and detailed information from the external environment.



Salt

Salt is essential to health and required for digestion and hydration.



Omega-3

Omega 3 fatty acids are an essential nutrient that are metabolized into the conversion of prostaglandins and support the smooth muscle alveoli of the lung cavities for oxygenation efficiency.



Eggs

Eggs are the best tonic superfood (right above where tea ranks) for daily cholesterol consumption; leave the yolk soft so as not to denature the cholesterol lipids. Salt eggs to supply sodium to support bile salt production of bile salts to emulsify cholesterol (and other fats) for absorption.



Spiritual

A tonic containing a holistic combination of nutrients and unique constituents that support personal connection to the divine source and maintaining devotion to one's personal system of belief.



Epigenetic

A tonic or formula of adaptogens that contain essential human nutrition as vitamins and minerals and unique adaptogenic constituents that supports efficient gene coding and maintains telomere length and function.



Heart Health

A tonic superfood containing constituents that supports heart health and function while maintaining efficient coronary circulation.



Growth Factors

Growth factors are peptide-hormone-like substances found in the tissues of humans and animals that stimulate the process of healing, growth, and regeneration of cells and tissues. They are also part of the morphogenic process of developing the shape of organs, glands, and tissues.


Antitoxin

A tonic superfood containing very strong antioxidant constituents that help the body to neutralize environmental toxins via food, air and water. Something with antitoxin supporting benefit has a more-immediate effect when compared to general use antioxidants.



Eye Health

A tonic that contains constituents, such as pigments, that promote circulation of blood and nutrient to and from the eyes. These pigments are generally high antioxidant containing superfoods such as berries.



Liver Health

A traditional tonic, such as a medicinal mushroom, that has the recognizable bitter flavor that supports liver function.



Strength

A tonic containing constituents that support nervous innervation of muscle groups and the contractile capacity of muscle tissue. May maintain the conversion of lactic acid by shuttling it to the liver for conversion back to energy.



Rejuvenate

This tonic has a reviving and refreshing effect that maintains a youthful feeling and supports a restful state of being. Oftentimes known as being emotionally grounded.



Tea

Tea is a medicinal tonic that has long been processed in a variety of ways ^ to make this liquid beverage, made by steeped extraction of the leaves ^, into the most consumed beverage in the world, after water ^.



Meditation

Meditation This tonic contains constituents that support undistracted mental activity by internal objects such as thoughts and external objects in the world. The attributes supported by various tonics include nerve health benefits, maintenance of a calm heart and mind, harmonizing digestive health.



Joints

A tonic that contains nutrition to promote flexibility, joint strength by promoting circulation and/or offering raw material for rebuilding joints and ligaments. A tonic that naturally promotes the ability of the joints in the body to stretch and bend with ease. And enhances blood flow through the joints for increased performance and recovery.



Endocrine Hormones

A tonic containing constituents that holistically supports the body and its production of hormones. The constituents that are naturally used by the body's organs, glands and other tissues



Intimacy

A tonic superfood that is classically thought of as an aphrodisiac which contains a combination of constituents that maintains genital health and supports sexual performance.



Adrenal

A tonic superfood containing constituents that support kidney and adrenal gland function and/or water, salt and electrolyte metabolism. It maintains an adaptive stress-response to life factors and the environment while reducing the perception of stress.



De-Stress

De-Stress A tonic superfood that supports adaptation to stressful activity and maintains relaxation during times of rest. May be best taken after stressful events so as to assist the promotion of a quieter mind and a release of emotional tension.



Immune System

The immune system maintains the integrity of systems, organs, glands, and tissues by containing, possibly neutralizing, and preparing for removal foreign material, toxins, other organisms, and damaged and/or non-functioning parts of the body.



Cognition

A tonic superfood that contains supporting nutrition and holistic health benefits that support nerve health while maintaining cognitive abilities and skills, such as thinking and memory. Continuous consumption will support efficient thinking from oxygenated blood flow and energy metabolism.



Energy

Tonic superfoods, such as adaptogenic herbs, are commonly known for their support of daily energy while resisting mental and physical fatigue. This benefit includes the overall vitalization of the body and its various cells.



Brain and Nervous System

A tonic that supports brain and nervous system health by maintaining the myelin sheath and facilitating nerve impulses.