strength comes from the Three Treasures. These are the fundamental energies of
life. All strength is rooted in Jing, the primal energy of life. When Jing is
abundant, the body has the root power it needs to work and play vigorously and
to live a long, successful life. Any formula or herbal program designed to
build “strength” must help build Jing. Jing is divided into Yin Jing and Yang
Jing. Yin Jing is the basic fuel of life. Yang Jing is the raw power of life.
Together, they generate strength. There are a number of very effective herbs
that tonify (rebuild and maintain) Jing in the human
body. These are known as Jing tonic herbs. When combined, they formidably build
Jing within the body.
Strength Builder is designed to build and preserve Jing.
It supports the production and maintenance of Kidney Yin and Yang. It is a
potent formulation designed to provide herbal nutrients for athletes and other
highly active individuals. This formula may be used by those wishing to
increase athletic and/or sexual power, and by those interested in becoming
generally more vital. It is suitable for those who wish to maintain an active
lifestyle. Strength Builder can be
used to strengthen the skeletal and muscular systems and is particularly useful
as a tonic for those who use both their brains and their brawn to succeed.*
Strength Builder is a powerful Jing tonic. It
contains powerful Yang herbs (Morinda and Eucommia) and it is a very powerful Yin tonic as well (He Shou Wu, Goji, Ligustrum and Cornus). When these
herbs are combined and consumed together, the body will accumulate and store
the energy in our body that is derived from eating (nutrition) and breathing.
It is our day to day energy – our vitality. Qi tonics strengthen our
assimilation and our respiration so that we can make Qi and use it in our body.
Qi tonics are valuable because they build immediate and lasting strength.
Strength Builder contains three excellent Qi tonics –
Astragalus, Dioscorea and
Licorice. These Qi tonics have been consumed for millennia for the purpose of
enhancing strength, a fundamental characteristic that plays a pivotal role in
survival, success and flourishing. The Qi tonics in Strength Builder have been chosen because they support the
production of Jing-based strength. They also contribute to the assimilation of
the rich Jing herbs contained in this formula.
Strength Builder has one more important component. It
has a super-potent blood tonic section – Goji, Astragalus, He Shou Wu and White
Peony. When these four herbs are combined, the body will produce more fresh
blood, which enhances all the functions of the body and mind.
Herbs in Strength Builder
Morinda is an excellent Jing tonic. It is yang. Morinda
root is an empowering herb, whose name in ancient times was “Strength Builder.”
It is considered to be highly nutritious and is used in superior tonic formulas
for strengthening the body. It is widely used in primal Jing formulations,
often as the main ingredient. Morinda is widely
believed in China to increase mental power as well as physical strength. It is
also considered to be beneficial to the heart, supporting cardiovascular
functions in healthy people. There are many different grades of Morinda root available. Of course, premium grade Morinda root contains more tonic chemistry and has a
smoother, more powerful effect. Dragon Herbs uses Grade A
Morinda root to produce Strength Builder.
He Shou Wu
Constant consumption of this famous "longevity herb," whose
full Latin name is Polygonum multiflorum, is said in the Orient to help “return an
aging person to youthfulness and to keep a young person young.” It is an
unsurpassed Jing tonic, on the Yin side of the spectrum. It is also a major
blood tonic. It is used in China to increase energy and to clean the blood. As a
Jing tonic, it is believed to be a powerful sexual tonic when consumed
regularly, especially when combined with Yang herbs. He Shou
Wu is widely believed in China to increase sperm production in normal healthy men
and to increase fertility in normal healthy women. It is used in almost all
tonics that are believed in the Orient to nurture the hair and teeth. This herb
has been consumed by almost every Taoist that has ever lived, and is
fundamental to the practice of the Taoist inner arts because it fosters the
strength to perform Qi Gong and Gong Fu. He Shou Wu
becomes stronger as it matures in the ground. Young He Shou
Wu roots that are commonly used in herbal commerce do not have much Jing or Qi.
As the roots mature, they absorb Jing and Qi from the earth and store it. He Shou Wu is considered to be the strongest accumulator of Qi
in all of herbalism. But young roots have not had
time to accumulate much Qi. Dragon Herbs uses only mature He Shou Wu roots to make Strength
Builder. The roots have grown for four to ten years before collection. Also
the roots are processed according to ancient tradition by cooking in black bean
soup, creating the world famous He Shou Wu tonic
Eucommia is a superb Yang Jing tonic, used to strengthen the back
(especially the lower back), skeleton, and joints (especially the knees and
ankles). Eucommia is believed to confer strength and
flexibility to the ligaments and tendons. It is often used by martial artists,
yoga practitioners, Qi Gong practitioners, and other athletes to strengthen their
bodies. Eucommia is widely used in China as a safe
and effective sex tonic for men and women. It is a very strengthening tonic.
Like the other herbs, there are many grades of Eucommia.
Eucommia bark is carefully and sustainably removed
from Eucommia trees. The older the
tree, the stronger the herbal effects. Dragon Herbs uses only old, Grade
A Eucommia bark to make this
One of the most important herbs in the world, Astragalus
has been recognized as a superb and potent tonic by modern researchers. Astragalus has been used for over 2000 years to strengthen
the body as a whole. Astragalus is believed by the
Oriental people to strengthen muscles and improve metabolic functions. This
famous herb is widely grown. Its range of grades is staggering – from almost
useless garbage to sublimely powerful tonic herb. Most herbal products sold in
America use low grade Astragalus roots. Dragon Herbs
uses premium Astragalus roots from its ancient
growing place, high in the mountains and away from pollution. It is loaded with
Astragalosides that provide its herbal power. The
strength of the Astragalus determines the potency of
this or any formula that contains it.
This famous herb/superfruit is very
widely used as an excellent Jing and blood tonic. Regular consumption of Goji is traditionally believed to lead to a long and happy life.
It is said that prolonged consumption of Goji will
promote cheerfulness and vitality. Goji is also said
to brighten the eyes and improve vision. It is said
that Goji strengthens the legs and enhances sexual
function. Goji fruit contains polysaccharides that
have been demonstrated to strongly fortify the immune system. Goji is also very rich in B vitamins.
Ligustrum is a Yin Jing tonic herb that is said by the Chinese to
prolong life. It has been found to contain significant immune enhancing agents.
It is also used as a blood tonic. It has a slightly cool energy. It confers
strength to those who consumer it on a consistent basis.
Other Herbs in Strength
Dang Gui, Achyranthes,
Dipsacus, White Peony Root, Cornus and Licorice contribute to the strength building effect of this
formula, each in their own way.
Vegetarian Capsules, 500 mg each
Ingredients: Morinda root, Astragalus
root, He Shou Wu (Polygonum
multiflorum) root, Eucommia
bark, Goji fruit, Achyranthes
root, Dipsacus root, Dang Gui root, Chinese Yam rhizome, Cornus
officinalis fruit, Chinese White Peony root, Chinese
Other Ingredients: Vegetarian capsules**, rice powder.
Usage: Take 3 capsules, 2 times per
as directed by a healthcare professional.
Remember Ron Teeguarden’s
“First Rule of Tonic Herbalism,” summed up in a
single word – Compliance. If you don’t take the herbs, they won’t work.”
** Pullulan caps 100% natural,
water-soluble polysaccharide produced through a fermentation process; vegetable
origin; non-GMO; no starch, preservatives or chemical modifications; gluten
statements have not been evaluated by the FDA. This product is not intended
diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.