Oomph! is a specially packaged selection of our Cistanche tubulosa. Cistanche tubulosa (Desert Hyacinth, Rou Cong Rong) is considered a “yang invigorating” tonic in Traditional Chinese Medicine. Yang tonics enhance mitochondrial functional and antioxidant capacity. Mitochondria play a crucial role in energy metabolism. Improving mitochondrial function is beneficial to anyone looking to improve endurance or reduce fatigue. Studies have demonstrated that Cistanche extract can reduce muscle damage and improve ATP (cellular energy) storage,
Instructions: Add 1/2 teaspoon of extract to 8 oz of hot water or a cup of juice. Stir until dissolved. Drink 2 glasses a day.
The information herein is intended for educational purposes only. This information should not substitute for seeking responsible, professional medical care. The information provided should not be used during any medical emergency. Not intended to be used for the diagnosis, treatment, prevention, or curing of any medical condition. Consult with your healthcare provider before using any herbal supplement.
Cistanche tubulosa is traditionally used to fight aging and increase longevity, as well as to improve brain health, reduce constipation, and improve sexual health by boosting testosterone.
In addition, it is used to prevent fatigue and increase energy. It may improve memory power and increase immunity, and it also shows promising effects on lowering blood pressure.
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The chemical constituents of Cistanche tubulosa mainly consist of volatile oils, non-volatile phenylethanoid glycosides (PhGs), iridoids, lignans, alditols, oligosaccharides, and polysaccharides.
Phenylethanoid Glycosides: bcistanoside A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H; cistantubloside A, B1, B2; cistansineside; decaffeoykacetoside; echinacoside; isoacetoside; acteoside; tubuloside A, B, C, D, E; lionoside; salsaside D, E, F
Alkaloids: betanine, N,N-dimethyl glycine
Lignans: pinoresinol, linriodendrin, syringaresinol
Polysaccharides: cistan A, mannoglucan, glucans, SPA, CDA-1A, RG-1, linear glucan
There are no documented side effects or negative interactions associated with the consumption of Cistanche tubulosa. If pregnant or breastfeeding, consult your physician before using any herbal supplement.