Longevity: Healthy Aging, Brain, Heart, Immune Support
Immortality was a driving force in Traditional Chinese Medicine and using herbs to help promote longevity were of the highest value. Just as we want to live a full, healthy life, we also want the same for our pets. Aging is inescapable; however, we may be able to slow it down and give our body’s the best resources to maintain our optimal health and wellness! The herbal combination focuses on the common signs of aging and may help the heart, kidneys, brain, and immune system, all of which can start to naturally decline in function with aging.
Longevity can be used in healthy pets, too! Consider it an herbal multivitamin for your pet! This formula is filled with herbs that promote health and longevity. Improving blood flow to increase oxygenation and essential nutrients to the brain has a positive cognitive effect to improve cognitive function as well as neuroprotective effect to prevent damage to neurons!
Overall circulation is improved through decreasing blood viscosity and vasodilation. This may also help lower blood pressure, which in turn helps the kidneys! Mushrooms are also included to which may help strengthen the immune system!
If your pet has a heart condition and is on blood thinners, or has an autoimmune disorder, you should speak with your veterinarian first! Longevity has herbs that slightly thin the blood as well as herbs that stimulate the immune system – something which is often avoided in autoimmune disorders.
This formula is not used for emergency situations involving the heart, brain, or kidneys. If any of these symptoms start quickly you should visit your veterinarian to rule out any serious conditions.
Use Longevity for the following:
- Mild Cognitive Decline
- Increase Immune System
- Cardiovascular Protection
- Neurodegenerative Protection
- Kidney Function
You may notice an overall increase in your pet’s energy after a few doses. Because many of these conditions are chronic and degenerative, sometimes the only way to know it is helping is by noticing a slowing of progressive symptoms. Blood work may indicate the kidney or immune systems are functioning better.
Shi Chang Pu may increase the permeability of the blood-brain barrier by opening the tight junctions of the endothelial cells! Yin Xing Ye, commonly known as Ginkgo, also helps peripheral circulation through it possible antiplatelet’s effect and helping relax the arteries.
Dang Gui and Dan Shen increase microcirculation through helping the arteries relax while slightly thinning the blood. Yin Xing Ye, commonly known as Ginkgo, also helps circulation through these mechanisms and is believed to also cross the blood-brain barrier.
Ren Shen, commonly known as Ginseng, has numerous studies improved cognitive function and alertness. Wu Wei Zi is also being studied for its possible stimulating effect on the central nervous system, improving alertness and even reflexes!
Yuan Zhi is being studied as a possible drug to treat Alzheimer’s disease through various mechanisms such as protecting neurons from Abeta-induced neuronal damage and inhibiting acetylcholinesterase’s activity.
Di Huang contains catapol, a compound with potential to treat senescence or neurodegenerative diseases, such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease, by ameliorating cognitive defects and attenuating oxidative damage in the brain.
Mu Li and Jin Ying Zi may help the kidneys and prevent the loss of protein and red blood cells through urine. Mu Li may also help reduce blood pressure, also helping kidney function.
Ling Zhi, also known as Reishi, is one of the most expensive mushrooms on the market because of its believed longevity and anticancer properties. It may also be a strong antiviral and antibiotic which is why its been used to help the immune system function and keep bad microbes in check. Ling Zhi is also used for its calming effects and was used during meditation to encourage enlightenment.
Huang Qi has shown to increase white blood cells which is part of your pet’s ability to fight off bacteria and viruses. Other studies involving mice to have demonstrated its ability to shrink tumors!