Raw Vegan Blood Tonic
Traditional Japanese healing food, consumed for Beauty and Longevity
- Rich Source of Vitamin B12
- Skin and Digestive Tonic
- Contains Chalcones
- Shen- Spirit Tonic
While Ashitaba is indigenous to Japan, due to the repercussions of the Fukushima Nuclear Tragedy, we source our Ashitaba from small organic farms in Taiwan. These test as clean-source and no harmful radiation levels have been detected.
Ashitaba is a member of the angelica family~ renown for its lineage as a potent anti-aging and beauty food in Japanese Folk and Oriental Medicine. It is an incredibly resilient plant native to the coastline of Japan has been affectionately named “Tomorrow’s Leaf” because it will replenish its leaves with all new growth within 24 hours of harvest. We appreciate this leafy plant today because it provides a whole-food source of B6 and 12 vitamins, a rare find in terrestrial plants! It is also being actively studied for a compound it contains called “chalcones” which stimulate Nerve Growth Hormone, a key leader in the science of longevity! Ashitaba is considered a prime “Shen” Tonic ~ Shen is the equivalent of Spiritual Well-being or the Heart ~ Mind in Chinese Tradition and we Feel the effects in our hearts immediately. Ashitaba has been reputed to nourish the blood and women will often use it to increase the flow of breast milk.