One of the most famous tales in all of Chinese Medicine is that of a master herbalist, healer and mountain man, Li Ching Yun (Li Ching-Yuen) who lived an amazingly long life to 253 years of age.
What was his secret? Very simple, Li Ching Yun had discovered and mastered the rare art of “Adaptogenic Medicine”, using herbal compounds, healing foods and strenuous exercise each day.
The core of his success was the use of profound herbal compounds; in particular, wild crafted Ginseng, to trigger this action of “Adaptogenisis” in the body.
The Body as Doctor
What this means is that the body, when given the right elements from Nature, can literally change itself like a chameleon to adjust to the rigors of life and disease. This in turn means that the body overcomes the imbalances, the disease elements, and stays in control of itself, healthy and vigorous both physically and mentally as well as spiritually.
This science of Adaptogenisis is one that has been practiced and perfected for over 3000 years in China, Korea, Mongolia and Japan. Yet it baffles modern day Western doctors and pharmaceutical companies.
Pharmaceutical drugs are fundamentally opposite to Adaptogensis. Synthetic drugs, at their center and in their actions, are anti-life and anti-longevity, as they clumsily bombard the body into submission with a myriad of side effects and problems. It is hypothesized by Oriental scholars and researchers that had Li Ching Yun consumed modern day pharmaceutical drugs, it would be impossible to live anywhere close to his 253 year existence.
My philosophy of Body as Doctor is all about giving the body Adaptogenic powers. Last month, we shared with you the anti-aging benefits of Resveratrol, an amazing antioxidant and anti-inflammatory substance found in the skin of red wine grapes (see Can Red Wine Stop Aging? for the article.)
Adaptogenesis is at the very core of our new Miracle of Life formula. Resveratrol is just one of the 145 compounds we crammed into each of the 201 capsules. Ginseng, in particular wild-crafted Ginseng, is the most powerful Adaptogenic, life-generating compound in Oriental Medicine. What the Ginseng does is “read” the body and gently yet powerfully, silently gets it to adapt to its circumstances.
This is an amazing power and possibly explains the equally amazing stories and testimonials coming into our office each day from people describing the changes that are occurring in their daily lives since starting on Miracle of Life.
Ginseng – The King of the Herbal Kingdom
Apart from its adaptogenic powers, Ginseng is a profound fertility enhancer, and has been preferred by Kings, potentates and certain famous rock stars for these abilities.
Scientific analysis of the magical, longevity and fertility capacities of Ginseng found an amazing thing – Ginseng is the only plant to actually make its own testosterone! Ginseng increases sperm count and seminal vesicle weight, and supports key gland functions like the adrenals and prostate.
Ginseng’s antioxidant qualities also help cardiovascular performance, not only for sexual energy, but for sports and strenuous workouts, important for anyone – man or woman – wanting to live 253 years.
In Chinese Medicine, Ginseng is known as “the king of the entire herbal kingdom”. In the very first Chinese Materia Medica, written more than two thousand years ago, the learned scholar Shen Nung is wrote that:
“Ginseng is a tonic to the five viscera, quieting the animal spirits, stabilizing the soul, preventing fear, expelling the vicious energies, brightening the eyes and improving vision, opening up the heart, benefiting the understanding of the universe and if taken for some time, will invigorate the body and prolong life”.
As Louise Veninga says in her excellent book, The Ginseng Book:
“As far as I have been able to determine, Ginseng possesses ‘non-specific’ restorative qualities which strengthen the stress mechanism and by balancing the body’s metabolic equilibrium, increases its efficiency. Those undergoing great physical or mental exertion, highly praise Ginseng’s effect, offering them an alternative to “pep pills” or caffeine. There are many who are spiritually oriented that use Ginseng while fasting or meditating as a valuable aid in obtaining effective spiritual progress. It is for mind and spirit as well as the body.”
Taoists say that Ginseng has the strongest ability of any herb to absorb the energy from the Earth itself and give it to mankind. Most often they have written;
“Ginseng is capable of dramatically extending the powers of adaptability to any who consume it. Those who use it wisely can become radiantly healthy beings, with an adaptive freedom unsurpassed by other men and women.”
Miracle of Life is the crystallization of all my work in preventing disease these past 22 years. 25 year old wild-crafted Ginseng is just one of the 145 compounds in this amazing new formula. Ionic minerals are the foundation, to which we added Ginseng, Resveratrol, Chlorella (Marine Phyto-Plankton), Vitamin D, Gingko Biloba, Kokkorokou, Enzymes and much more from Mother Nature’s cupboard.
Miracle of Life delivers sustained natural energy instead of hyped-up false energy while increasing focus and concentration. We all want to live a longer and healthier life and fend off feeling older for as long as possible. That’s why Miracle of Life was created.
As always, here’s to your Contagious Health!