Coptis “Chinensis” Discussion:
Coptis is a cousin of the peony plant and a top whole food source of natural antibiotic compounds. We only use whole coptis root, to be freshly-ground to order. Coptis is superior in its natural content of berberine. You can see the dense healing power it holds when seeing the golden-rich color of the tincture. Its nickname is Goldenthread, which is said to be interchangeable with Goldenseal, another superior berberine plant.
Coptis has antibacterial, antiviral, antidiarrheal, antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory, hypoglycemic, and antiarrhythmic activities. It is used in Chinese medicine for clearing heat and detoxification purposes. The fundamental herbs of Chinese medicine are categorized by many aspects, including colors. With its yellowish color, it would mean that it may be beneficial for the stomach and spleen systems. It is said to purge internal fires and clear dampness through the process of drying. It may help support issues like dysentery, gastritis, insomnia, menstrual cramping and pain, inflamed and red eyes, ulcers, depression, neuroprotective, and cholesterol balancing benefits. It is said to also help lower cytokine storms. They say that it is considered to be beneficial to the gut microbiome while doing what it does best elsewhere.
While many sites say that it does not normally cross the blood/brain barrier to be deeply systemic, we must think outside the box to attempt to push it through this barrier. This can be done through the eyes, nasal tissues, navel soaking, and suppository use. This is why we use it in our eye rinse, nasal spray, navel soak, and suppository products. The main constituent, berberine, normally goes to the urinary system to be released, which is why it doesn’t go far past the systemic barrier. This makes it great for any issue that has to do with urinary processes, including pathogenic infections. It also has topical uses. It can be used in a detox bath for more chronic skin issues, as well as enhance the uptake of other compounds.
The variations for each product are in the order that we recommend for that specific one. This may give you an idea of which versions to get and where to start if you decide this is the route for you. There may be instances where we use an ingredient that can only come as a liquid. For example, pokeberry juice or essential oil. Only the liquid products will contain that specific ingredient and it will simply have to be left out of the powdered version. Herbal compounds may accumulate, over time. Saturation is key!
Standard Tinctures – Herbal compounds extracted in an alcohol base, which may offer the highest absorption. When a tincture sets under the tongue, the microscopic, pre-extracted compounds are readily bioavailable and they absorb through the tissue, similar to plant intake in nature! Alcohol may carry them into the bloodstream, where they may then may circulate to the organs. For this particular blend, we recommend a tincture.
Lipospheric Tinctures – Standard tinctures are put through an energetic process to collide the herbal compounds and encase them in oxygenated bubbles. This method is an oxygenation process, which completely changes the color of the solution. This version of a tincture may always off the highest absorption.
Capsules – Size 00, vegetable capsules. Our capsules are handmade, to order.
Herbal Tea – Each teabag can be brewed up to three times, resulting in three cups of tea, each. Generally, this means that you may get 60-75 cups of tea per 6 oz. order! Each label specifies the brewing instructions, which highly depends on the parts used in the tea. If you wish to have loose herb, rather than bagged as it comes, simply leave a note specifying so, while completing your order.
Glycerites – Herbal compounds extracted in vegetable glycerin. This may be ideal for those most sensitive and especially children.
Tinctures are animal & child-safe, at the appropriate dosage. They can be used as an additive to personal products like lotion, detox bath, nebulizing, topically, and even as belly button soaks. Best results may come with working up to the highest dose, staying consistent.
We always choose unprocessed, ethically wildcrafted plant material, when possible. We also add freshly harvested, green plant material, wherever we can! This allows for a rare and unique availability of enzymes. Normally these enzymes are lost in the drying process and as far as we know, we are unique to us. Many companies that make simple elixirs don’t even know how to do it properly!
When we purchase herbs, we choose whole plant material, for us to grind into a silky fine powder, as we need it. This ensures quality, freshness, and abundant compounds. “Full-spectrum” means that the product contains every part of the plant, including the roots, and wherever we can, we even add the seed, flower, and/or fruit!
We have had our products energetically tested by an energetic practitioner, using a bioresonance scanning system that is well-known. She reported back that our products were over 300% more energetic than any others in her system! Over the years customers have continued to energetically test our products with their own body and they have passed every test they have ever been put through. Some say they have even surpassed the major brands!
Always use herbals wisely and with common sense!