Longan (Dimocarpus Longan) is a
wonderful and delicious tonic fruit used by the Chinese as a blood tonic, to
build energy (Qi), calm the mind, support the Spleen, support the Qi of the
heart, and to add luster and beauty to the skin. Longan is very, very safe to
consume and may be consumed daily as an eeTee™ beverage.
Chinese name is Long Yan Rou, which means Dragon Eye Meat. Of course, being a
fruit, it is not really “meat.” Generally, in America, it is most
often referred to simply as Longan
("dragon eyes"). It is so named because when the fruit is fresh, the
flesh of the peeled fruit is a translucent white color. The dark brown seed
shows through the translucent flesh and looks like the pupil of an eye. As a
result, the fruit looks like the bulging eyes of the dragons often depicted in
When dried, the dried fruit becomes a lovely golden
color and has a unique flavor unlike any other dried fruit. It has a complex
flavor that is simultaneously dried-fruit-sweet and somewhat savory, with a
hint of smokiness. It is easy to fall in love with the unique flavor of Longan, and tens of millions of people have. The dried longans also have a very delectable mouth feel –
somewhat firm at first bite, then they melt in your mouth. Yum!
is believed among the Chinese people that Longan is a potent tonic herb that
just luckily happens to be delicious. Most famously, Longan is thought to be a wonderful nutrient tonic for the skin. Women
love to eat Longan, fresh, dried or as tea, to support their beauty from
is not only great for the skin, but is also a sex tonic for women. For that
reason, Longan is considered as a special tonic for women who wish to be both
beautiful and sexual – it has a 2000-year reputation as a special love
tonic, especially for women. Many of the most beautiful women in China eat Longan
or drink Longan tea regularly.
course, Longan is not really just a woman’s herb. Longan is equally
beneficial to men. Men like to look good too, so an herb that benefits the skin
is equally valuable to men. Longan has a calming effect and adds radiance to
the eyes. It has no direct hormonal influence. It may be consumed by men as
they please as an excellent Blood, Qi and Shen tonic. Longan is totally unisex.
Fruit has a high content of iron, about 20 times that of grapes and 15 times
that of spinach.
provides mood support.
Longan is no wimp! Just because it is relaxing does not mean that it does not
increase vitality. It increases physical stamina and supports peripheral
circulation. It improves energy status by building blood and is an excellent
herb for athletes. It supports normal blood production. It may be consumed by
athletes who need to maintain healthy blood levels. Some female athletes in
particular benefit from Longan.
Herbs uses only the highest quality Longan from a Di Tao source in Fujian
Province (Southern China).*
Ingredients: Longan fruit
Usage: Feel free to eat a serving
a day as a snack
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.”
*These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA.
This product is not intended to
diagnose, treat, cure or
prevent any disease.