Tao in a Bottle
A Remarkable New Anti-Stress
Tao in a Bottle™
is Dragon Herbs number one selling encapsulated product. Its main active
ingredient is the amino acid L-theanine,
found naturally in green tea. L-theanine is a unique ingredient that has
powerful anti-stress actions when consumed in the correct dose. It promotes
relaxation without causing drowsiness. In addition, Tao in a Bottle™ is a powerful adaptogenic formula that is
made from the concentrated extracts of eight of the greatest adaptogens (tonic
herbs) in the world: Gynostemma, Duanwood Reishi, Ginseng, Siberian Ginseng
(Eleuthero), Schizandra, Tibetan Rhodiola, Astragalus and Ginkgo Biloba.
Tao in a Bottle™
is a revolutionary new anti-stress formulation exclusively from Ron
Teeguarden’s Dragon Herbs that promotes peaceful alertness and supports mental
focus – the perfect Yin and Yang balance that nature intended. Tao in a Bottle™ does not cause
drowsiness so it may be used by active individuals performing their normal
daily or nightly tasks.
A Revolutionary New Anti-Stress
all know that life can be stressful, in fact for most people life is innately challenging.
Even the things that bring happiness in our lives — our families,
relationships, careers and hobbies can be a source of anxiety and tension when
times are tough. This is the NORMAL state of human affairs.
excessive stress, and our reactions to it, make life
management is critical to health and happiness. Humans practice innumerable
ways of stress management, from religion and prayer, meditation, yoga,
chanting, service, etc., and to sports and athletics, including working out and
Tao in a Bottle™
is a wonderful new herbal discovery. Tao
in a Bottle™ is a natural, safe herbal supplement that will help you
achieve a natural state of relaxation without drowsiness. In fact, used
regularly Tao in a Bottle™ will
actually allow you to deal with your everyday stress without being tense. It is
clear that if you are relaxed you can improve your performance in whatever you
is an amino acid found naturally in green tea. This amino acid has been found
to be extraordinarily relaxing. All studies and experience indicate that
L-theanine is absolutely safe and has no side effects. It has been widely used
in Japan for fifty years in over a hundred products, including gum, ice cream,
is an important component of green tea (Camellia
sinensis. L-theanine is a safe and fast-acting stress and anxiety-relieving
phytonutrient. Numerous studies have shown that when L-theanine is assimilated
in the small intestine, it stimulates the brain’s production of alpha waves, which are associated with a
sense of profound relaxation, mental focus, and mental clarity. L-theanine also helps you stay relaxed by supporting your body’s production of other
calming amino acids, including dopamine, GABA, and L-tryptophan.
the Immune System
study conducted by Jack Bukowski of Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston and
Harvard Medical School, and reported in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, it was found
that L-theanine, isolated from tea leaf, has a significant immune supporting
quality in humans.
5 Cups of tea a day,
or a couple of capsules of Tao in a Bottle
– The Convenience
it is difficult for most people to consume five or ten cups of tea a day.
Therefore, consuming a capsule or two of Tao in a Bottle, which provides the
L-theanine equivalent of 10 cups of tea, will do the job of supporting the
immune system. That, in combination with the other immune supporting herbs in Tao in a Bottle™, should be more
than enough reason to start your day with a couple of capsules of Tao in a Bottle™.
Tao in a Bottle Q & A
What is Tao?
Tao is the Chinese term for the
infinite-absolute order of the universe. Tao cannot be defined in words, but
must be experienced. It cannot be understood with the logical mind, but may be directly
comprehended by the mind of one who is attuned to Tao. In Zen, they call it
“Zen Mind.” Studies of Zen monks in Japan have demonstrated that a
meditative state is a alpha state – a state of
Tao is the harmonious true state
of nature, governed by the laws of yin and yang. When a person has discovered
the true nature of Tao, they become peaceful, yet alert, seeing all things from
all sides, and thus rising above things that disturb less evolved people.
Taoist training involves active meditation techniques aimed at promoting a
state of deep awareness, mind control and profound relaxation, which in turn
leads to longevity, superb vitality, profound happiness and wisdom. In China
all this is called “radiant health,” which is further defined as
“health beyond danger.”
Why do we call this formulation Tao in
Relaxed energy is the perfect
state of mind, and is the first goal of those who are interested in Tao. Tao is
recognized by those who are in a Tao state of mind.
In Asia Taoism is considered to
be a “fast technique” toward enlightenment – meaning that
practitioners can attain evolved states of mind with just weeks, months and
years, as opposed to lifetimes. When you take Tao in a Bottle, you have a major
After you have consumed Tao in a
Bottle for a week or two, read a book on Tao or Zen. You will find it much more
comprehendible and meaningful than you ever did before – and best of all,
the wisdom expressed may seem remarkably practical.
Tao in a Bottle is absolutely
practical, and from our perspective, is the perfect herbal supplement for
people who are interested in Taoist philosophy and for those who practice
Taoist-type arts, including Qi Gong, Tai Ji, Taoist meditation, or Zen
is Tao in a Bottle? Will I actually be relaxed during a stressful day?
Tao in a Bottle™ is a new and
unique formula designed by Master Herbalist Ron Teeguarden
is designed to help us handle stress.
Tao in a Bottle™ is unlike
anything that has been available before.
main ingredient is an amino acid called L-theanine. L-theanine is an amino acid
found only in green tea.
is the first herbal ingredient that helps you to feel calm and alert at the
same time, and it works quickly to release tension and worry.
Tao in a Bottle™ also contains
special adaptogenic herbs. If you use Tao in a Bottle regularly, you will
become more resistant to stress.
do we mean by “relaxation?”
Relaxation is a natural state of
being that occurs when we are not stressed.
When we are relaxed, we feel like
our “true selves.”
When we are relaxed, we are not
nervous, and we do not come from a place of fear, worry, anxiety or anger when
reacting to the events of our lives and the people we encounter
We often make mistakes because of
our anxiety, then we feel disappointed in ourselves, and that just adds to our
We all have moments when we feel
really “on.” There are different names for that feeling: “in
the groove”, “in the flow.” Ron Teeguarden calls that feeling
a state of “peaceful alertness”
When you take Tao in a Bottle™, the tension just melts away
When you use Tao in a Bottle
™ regularly, you can experience
that state of peaceful alertness the majority of the time.
it true that I will feel the effects of Tao in a Bottle™
minutes, and are there long-term benefits?
people feel an effect within 30 to 40 minutes, and the results can last an
you take it every day the effects are actually cumulative.
a period of time you’re ability to handle stress will increase.
this help me at work and at home?
Yes, when you are relaxed and
focused at work you can work more efficiently without making
mistakes, and you make better decisions when you are thinking clearly. Work
stress can be debilitating, and work is by its very nature stressful. Those who
can handle more stress win in business. Tao in a Bottle™ is fantastic for people who lead typically stressful
work-lives. Studies have shown that theanine supports learning and concentration, so certainly, it will help us perform better
in a Bottle™ will also help at home. As a
result of being more relaxed, most people find that they can relate and
interact better with their families. People find that their children do not
irritate them and that they tend to fight less often with other members of the
family. In a positive sense, people find that they are more open and creative
when they are relaxed and alert, and therefore they have more fun with their
families. They tend to be more engaged and the concept of “quality
time” takes on new meaning.
Tao in a
me if I am a student? Is it OK to give to my kids?
Studies conducted in Japan
indicate that L-theanine supports learning. It is widely used in Japan
specifically for that purpose. It is used by students of all ages to promote
relaxation and alertness. It has a calming effect that supports mental
endurance and concentration over a number of hours, and students say that they
find studying more interesting and enjoyable.
L-theanine is used in candies and
ice cream in Japan. However, it is probably best suited for children over the
age of ten years old (though there are no known contraindications for smaller
children). A ten-year old child may consume 50 milligrams of L-theanine, twice
a day. That is ½ a capsule of Tao in a Bottle™, two times a day, dissolved in juice. Children
fifteen years and older may take a full dose of 100 to 200 milligrams a day
– that is one or two capsules of Tao in a Bottle™ each day. L-theanine has been proven to be
if I am shy, will it help me open up at parties or even on a date?
Shyness is actually a fear of
in a Bottle™ helps put you in the state of
When you are in the state of
peaceful alertness, you can more easily open up to people and communicate your
When we’re relaxed and
communicating our true nature, people naturally like us more and are attracted
we recommend Tao in a Bottle™ for athletes?
Will it affect my sharpness or reaction time?
Many professional athletes use
in a Bottle™ contains the same herbs consumed
by world-caliber athletes. Athletes around the world, including Olympians and
professional superstars, such as NBA players, use herbs like Ginseng, Siberian Ginseng,
Rhodiola and Astragalus.
The adaptogenic herbs used in Tao in a
Bottle™ are completely safe, absolutely
legal, and extremely reliable.
Athletes also talk about being
“in the zone,” “in the groove” or “in the flow.”
That’s the same state of peaceful alertness that we have been talking
L-theanine does not cause
drowsiness like other herbs touted for their relaxation benefits, such as kava
or valerian root. In fact, it promotes clarity and sharpness. Athletes find
they make quicker, better decisions on the spur of the moment and therefore
perform better under the stress of competition.
in a Bottle™ will help an athlete remain
emotionally balanced, even under the most stressful circumstances. This can be
the difference between winning and losing. Yet it does not reduce the desire to
succeed or the competitive edge – in fact, many athletes find they are
better focused and can direct their aggressiveness properly toward winning and
achieving athlete perfection.
I am a martial arts practitioner, will Tao in a Bottle™ take away my
No, Grasshopper. Every serious
practitioner of the martial arts understands the connection between a calm,
steady, clear and focused mind and success in the martial arts. L-theanine is not
a sedative – it does not cause drowsiness, laziness, listlessness or
spaciness. Instead, it causes the mind to go into an alpha state. This is the
perfect state of mind for any competition, including combat. Also, the great adaptogenic
herbs in this formula, including ginseng, Astragalus and Reishi have been used
by martial arts masters, including those of the Shaolin Temples in China. They
are superb Qi tonics that increase vitality and inner power.
Ron Teeguarden’s primary teacher,
Taoist Master Sung Jin Park, was an eighth-degree black belt in seven martial
arts. Master Park was second in the world in Hapkido. He used these tonic herbs
every day of his life and recommended that Ron do the same.
Tao in a Bottle have any other benefits for athletes?
Yes. It has been proven that L-theanine
supports quick recovery from hard physical activity. Bodybuilders use it to
recover more quickly. Any athlete wishing to recover more quickly may use it.
It is ideal for runners, bicyclists, ball players, skiers, rock climbers,
Tibetan Rhodiola increases oxygen
in the blood stream, by as much as 100%. This increase in oxygen can support
endurance, concentration and shear energy. Many mountain climbers scaling the
highest mountains in the world have used Rhodiola.
Eleuthero has been demonstrated
to support athletic endurance and concentration.
are alpha waves, and what is the effect of Tao in a Bottle™ on
our alpha waves?
brain generates brain waves that can be measured at the surface of the skull.
The waves reflect our state of mind. Alpha
is the designation for the state of mind, and thus the shape of the brain
waves, that occurs when a person is in a perfect state of conscious balance
– awake, alert, focused, and totally relaxed.
alpha waves increase we feel calm
and alert, relaxed and yet not drowsy, unstressed and clear. Many people say
they feel more “present.” Most people say they can concentrate
better and with less effort.
“alpha state” is a very healthy state of mind. In most instances
during our daily life, it is the perfect state of mind.
Tao in a Bottle contain caffeine, kava or anything like that?
No. Tao in a Bottle does not
contain any stimulants or sedatives like caffeine or kava. Adaptogenic herbs
have “double-direction activity.” If your body-mind needs to be
active, these herbs support activity. If your body-mind needs to be quiet,
these same herbs support rest and recovery.
Caffeine is a stimulant that can
increase our sense of anxiety and ultimately contribute to our stress.
Many people find that kava
The principal ingredient in Tao in a
Bottle™ is called L-theanine.
L-theanine is an amino acid found
naturally in Green Tea.
Scientists have known for a long
time that Tao
in a Bottle™ promotes relaxation.
It’s been available in
Japan for over thirty years and is used as a dietary supplement to promote
relaxation without drowsiness.
Would I get a similar benefit by just
drinking Green Tea?
- It would take 10-20 cups of Green Tea in
one sitting to get a similar amount of the L-theanine found in a single
serving of Tao in a Bottle™.
I purchase a similar product anywhere else?
Tao in a Bottle™ is a totally
unique product, developed by Master Herbalist Ron Teeguarden to promote
relaxation without drowsiness within minutes, and to build the
body-mind’s ability to handle stress over time. By combining L-theanine with
the world’s most powerful adaptogenic herbs, every aspect of our ability
to handle stress is addressed.
green tea capsules that you find in health food stores have very little L-theanine
and will not have the same effect as taking Tao in a Bottle™.
quality of the herbs used to produce Tao
in a Bottle™ is different from that used to make the commercial
products found in natural food and drug stores – it is far superior, as
are all Dragon Herbs products.
are other L-theanine products on the market, but these
products do NOT pair the L-theanine with adaptogenic herbs. The general
approach is to combine the L-theanine with herbs that support sedate actions to
magnify the “relaxation” action. These formulas often result in
drowsiness. Tao in a Bottle™ does
NOT contain sedative herbs and does not cause drowsiness.
about PMS, with its monthly mood swings, aches and pains?
that the PMS is the temporary, self-limiting variety, L-theanine can be very
soothing. It is best to consult with a physician to rule out more severe
conducted in Japan have demonstrated that women who suffer from self-limiting PMS
symptoms are greatly benefited by L-theanine.
L-theanine significantly relieves both the emotional and physical symptoms of self-limiting
PMS. Take 1 or capsules in the a.m. and 1 or 2 capsules in the p.m. to reduce
or eliminate all the symptoms of self-limiting PMS.
will Tao in a Bottle affect our sex lives?
of the biggest obstacles to sexual performance and enjoyment is tension and
anxiety. Anxiety can completely sabotage sexual performance.
people find that Tao in a Bottle™
is better than a glass of wine or a warm bath to get them in the mood.
are there adaptogenic herbs in Tao in a Bottle?
herbs are extremely beneficial. They are arguably the greatest herbs on earth.
herbs are a class of herbs that help us adapt to stress. They provide energy
(vitality) that specifically helps us to deal with stress
herbs are not specifically medicinal
have been used for over 2000 years to make life easier, more enjoyable, satisfying and more fulfilling. They are the most important
herbs in the world because they promote a long, healthy, happy life by
supporting our ability to adapt.
there anything like Tao
in a Bottle™ available in health food
far as we know, this is a unique blend of L-theanine, which provides immediate
relief from stress and tension, with the adaptogenic herbs which make us more
resistant to stress over time.
quality of the herbs in Tao in a Bottle™
is superior to that of most products in the marketplace. Ron Teeguarden
personally travels to China to pick out only the highest quality of herbs that
are rarely if ever sold in this country in health food stores. Dragon Herbs
guaranties that its herbal ingredients are the finest in the world.
do we use Tao
in a Bottle™?
- Most studies indicate that the effective
dose for L-theanine is between 50 and 400 mg. per day. Tao in a Bottle™ capsules
each contain 100 mg. We suggest taking 1 to 4 capsules each day.
- Many people take 2 capsules in the
morning, and that lasts all day.
- Many people take 1 capsule in the
morning and 1 capsule in the afternoon. That is the method used in the PMS
studies done in Japan.
- Some people take 1 capsule in the
morning, 1 capsule in the afternoon, and 1 in the evening.
- Some people find that taking 1 or 2
capsules at bedtime results in improved sleep. And when they wake up, they
are relaxed, energized and ready to go.
- In other words, there are many optional
approaches to using Tao in a Bottle™
and each person will find what’s best for them. Tao in a Bottle™ is a dietary supplement and there is
flexibility in the way it is used.
people feel a benefit within 30 to 40 minutes the very first time they try Tao in a Bottle™, and will feel
the same response every time.
we continue taking Tao in a Bottle™ when we begin to feel
To get the long term benefits of increasing your resistance to stress, you need
to take it regularly.
Tao in a Bottle™ is not habit
forming, so may be used every day as a tonic formulation.
a daily dietary supplement for your well being. Tonic herbs (adaptogenic herbs)
may be taken on a daily basis to support radiant health.
yoga and meditation produce alpha waves?
they do. That is a key benefit of practicing these great ancient arts. Many
people practice yoga or other relaxation techniques for years to achieve an
alpha state, which you can experience within thirty minutes of taking Tao in a Bottle™. It’s like
a yoga class in a bottle. It’s as though you have meditated or practiced
Qi Gong for half an hour.
is not to say that one should not practice yoga, meditation, Qi Gong or similar
art. These ancient techniques are extremely profound and achieving an alpha
state is only one of their benefits (though a very important one). These
sublime arts regulate the organs, energy centers and channels, strengthen the
body and mind, and can promote health on many levels. Tai Ji and yoga stretch and
strengthen every muscle system in the body.
Tao in Bottle help in spiritual practice?
Tao in a Bottle™ can be used
before practicing any of the meditative arts, moving or passive. It will
promote relaxation and clarity that can lead to profound meditative experiences
and hasten growth on the spiritual plane.
a day-to-day basis, being relaxed, present and clear will lead to growth on the
spiritual plane. Herbs like Reishi and Tibetan Rhodiola have been used for over
2000 years by Asian adepts to support emotional balance and spiritual growth.
Zen practitioners in Japan have long consumed very strong ceremonial green tea
Tao in a Bottle replace other Shen tonics?
- Though we may think of Tao in a Bottle™ as an
alternative Shen tonic, it is in fact a primary tool for opening up and
stabilizing Shen. Tao in a Bottle is not a substitute for herbs like
Reishi, Pearl, Albizzia flower, Asparagus root, etc. – all of which
are profound Shen tonic herbs. By stabilizing Shen, Tao in a Bottle™ allows these great herbs to enter the
body and to perform their magic on the human soul and spirit.
if I drink coffee?
Tao in a Bottle™ may be used
beneficially in combination with almost anything. Studies have indicated that L-theanine
eliminates the negative side effects of caffeine. If a person feels jittery
from drinking coffee, 100 or 200 mg of L-theanine (1 or 2 capsules of Tao in a Bottle™) can eliminate
that jitteriness in about 30 minutes.
you consume coffee in the daytime along with Tao in a Bottle™, you will feel as alert as you would on the
coffee, but without jitteriness.
you drink coffee at night and you find you cannot fall asleep, one or two
capsules of Tao in a Bottle™ will cut
through the speediness of the caffeine.
people find that they cut back on their coffee consumption after using Tao in a Bottle™ for a while
because of the increased energy and focus they feel from Tao in a Bottle™.
Tao in a Bottle “mind altering?”
- None of the herbs or ingredients in Tao in a Bottle™ are mind altering drugs.
- The states of mind attained by
“mind altering” substances are different from any normal state
of mind. People feel “high,” or “loaded” or
- However, Tao in a Bottle™ is “mood-adjusting.” The
alpha state of mind is an absolutely normal, healthy state of mind that
we have all experienced before – when we are totally relaxed and yet
mentally clear – and is not an “altered” state of mind.
- Many experts believe that it is the
healthiest state of mind for daily functioning – it’s just
that most of us have trouble attaining a normal alpha state because of the
stress we’re under. L-theanine, nor any of the herbs in Tao in a Bottle™, are considered “mind altering drugs” by
anybody, including the FDA or 12-step programs.
- Tao in a Bottle™ is a
safe, natural herbal supplement that helps people find
their most naturally balanced state of relaxed energy.
Tao in a Bottle approved by the FDA?
- The FDA does not “approve”
or disapprove products such as Tao
in a Bottle™. It does however have strict standards concerning
claims and labeling of all dietary supplements, including Tao in a Bottle™. The FDA
has approved the following claims
L-theanine promotes relaxation without causing
L-theanine reduces stress
Tao in a Bottle Safe?
- L-theanine has been used and studied in
Japan for over 50 years. It is a well understood ingredient.
- L-theanine is so safe that is has been
approved as a food additive in Japan, where it may be added to soft
drinks, candy, bread, ice cream or any other consumable product.
Start Really Enjoying Life
heard the expression “calm, cool and collected.” Tao in a Bottle™ is the all
natural discovery that delivers just that! Tao
in a Bottle™ is not a drug and it doesn’t contain caffeine or
any other stimulants. It’s secret is a powerful
amino acid called L-theanine that helps put us into a state of “peaceful
alertness,” a state of being where we are relaxed and alert at the same
time. It has been proven in numerous scientific studies that L-theanine, the
main ingredient in Tao in a Bottle™
actually helps us produce healthy brainwaves called alpha waves. When we are in
an alpha state, we do not experience stress in the same way. We handle our
lives in a relaxed, focused, healthy way.
Tao in a Bottle™
works quickly to help you relax and it also contains special adaptogenic herbs
that improve your resistance to stress in the future.
millions of people, you may be nervous asking for a raise, going to a class
reunion or even having a date. With Tao
in a Bottle™, you can be yourself and focus on the things that really
matter. Not only will you feel better, your family, friends and co-workers will
also see the renewed confidence and peace of mind that let’s you excel on
Tao in a Bottle™
will not only help you get through the day, but as time goes on, your mind and
body will actually be able to handle stress better and in a healthier way. Tao
in a Bottle helps fatigue and makes you more alert even if you don’t feel
stress. Tao in a Bottle is an important “tool” for helping us feel
better, more energized and for having peace of mind.
At Dragon Herbs it is our life’s work to educate people about the
wonderful benefits of herbal products, and we consider it a privilege to
introduce Tao in a Bottle™
tonifying Qi, supports immune functions, supports focus and concentration*
Who can use it? Anyone
Concentration: 8:1 extract of herbs
and >99% pure L-theanine
Specifications: 60 capsules 500 mg each
are struggling with your moods, stress and emotions on a chronic basis, consult
a physician or other qualified health expert.
L-theanine, Gynostemma, Duanwood
Reishi, Eleuthero, Astragalus, Schizandra, Tibetan Rhodiola, Ginseng, Ginkgo
Other Ingredients: Vegetarian capsules
(Pullulan caps 100% natural, water- soluble polysacharide produced through a
fermentation process; vegetable origin; non-GMO; no starch, preservatives or
chemical modifications; gluten free.), rice powder
Usage: 1 – 2 capsules once or twice a day as
needed, or as directed by a qualified healthy professional
Remember Ron Teeguarden’s
“First Rule of Tonic Herbalism,” summed up in a single word –
If you don’t take the herbs, they won’t work.”
statements have not been evaluated by the FDA. This product is not intended
diagnose, treat, cure
or prevent any disease.