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Posted on May 24, 2017

Most Dangerous 7 Chemicals Found In Sports Creams

Most Dangerous 7 Chemicals Found In Sports Creams

We all think of over-the-counter-sports creams as safe to use. They can be easily picked up at the local drugstore and because they are topically applied, they are often applied excessively to areas of injury and pain. But, did you know that one of the common MAIN INGREDIENTS in sports creams can be hazardous and […]

Posted on February 25, 2017

Zheng Gu Shui vs. Dit Da Jow: Which is Best for Injury and Pain?

Zheng Gu Shui vs. Dit Da Jow: Which is Best for Injury and Pain?

In a previous article, we delved into the finer points of the Tiger Balm line of products and benchmarked them against the advantages of Plum Dragon Dit Da Jow products. In this article, we compare Plum Dragon Dit Da Jow to a product that is not as common place in the mainstream as Tiger Balm, but […]

Posted on September 20, 2016

Revive Your Energy & Endurance, Reduce Your Stress and Improve Your Sleep with Medicinal Mushrooms

Revive Your Energy & Endurance, Reduce Your Stress and Improve Your Sleep with Medicinal Mushrooms

Did you know that 40% of all pharmaceutical medicines use fungi? In fact, 10 of the 20 best selling drugs in the world use fungi. Many of us are familiar with Penicillin, sure, but most of us probably don’t think of this medicine as being powered by fungi and few of us know very much […]

Posted on July 24, 2016

Three New Teas for Athletic Conditioning

Three New Teas for Athletic Conditioning

Should herbal teas be considered an important part of an athlete’s overall training regimen? Our answer is a resounding, YES! Athletes put their bodies through a lot of stress. Recovery from the daily cellular breakdown of muscle fibers and connective tissue can very easily result in energy blockages and training impediments. Athletes must be careful […]

Posted on March 30, 2016

San Huang San (“Herbal Ice”) vs. Ice: Why Ice is Not So Nice for Sports Related Injury

I feel confident in assuming that we all have had ice applied to an acute injury; whether it be sprain, strain, fracture, or contusion. The application of ice to an injury began in the 70’s by Dr. Gabe Mirkins implementation of a standardized treatment for sports related injuries known as R.I.C.E. In his best-selling novel […]

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