Visit the planting base of Cistanche tubulosa (Schenk) Wight
On 16th -19th Septmeber ,Xi’an Nature Choice Co.,Ltd visited the planting base of Cistanche tubulosa (Schenk) Wight which is located in Minfeng and Luopu county ,Hetian City ,Xinjiang province.
1. In China, there are two kind of Citanche : Cistanche deserticola Y.C.Ma and Cistanche tubulosa (Schenk) Wight;
2. Cistanche tubulosa (Schenk) Wight : Original place : Hetian City of the south of Xinjiang
Cistanche deserticola Y.C.Ma: Original place : Inner Mongolia ,Ningxia and Xinjiang
1) The dry Cistanche tubulosa (Schenk) Wight is very hard texture, the businessman generally call it :”Ying Dayun”.Cistanche deserticola Y.C.Ma is large sugar content, which is still relatively soft even if the water is dried, be called :Ruan Dayun.
2) Cistanche tubulosa (Schenk) Wight like a sindle,length: 5-28cm,which lives in Tamarix Linn.; Cistanche deserticola Y.C.Ma : length: 15-85cm ,which lives in Saxaul.
3)The cross-section of Cistanche tubulosa (Schenk) Wight is gray-brown, with many dark brown spots on it. The professional expression is that there are dark brown dot vascular bundles, which are irregular and some have small cracks.The cross-section of Cistanche deserticola Y.C.Ma is light brown, and there are also many light brown spots, but the arrangement is regular, with wavy rings or arranged in strips and scattered.
4.Introduction of Cistanche tubulosa (Schenk) Wight
Cistanche tubulosa mainly distributed in Taklimakan desert, Xinjiang,it has the function of strengthing kidney, enhancing sex function, available for essence and blood, commonly used
in the treatment of male impotency, men''''s, women''''s infertility, metrorrhagia, vaginal
discharge, lassitude in loin and legs, powerless in bones and muscles, depleted
blood,constipationand other symptom, Cistanche tubulosa has the reputation on"desert
ginseng". Modern research shows that it has the function of improving renal function,
enhancing memory, anti-senile dementia, anti-aging, anti-fatigue, regulating the immune
function, and multi-faceted function. It has always been used as food among the people for
5. Cistanche Tubulosa extract :
Product name: Cistanche Tubulosa extract
Latin name: Cistanche tubulosa (Schenk) Wight
Part Used : Whole plant
Active Ingredient: Polyphenol, Acteoside, Echinacoside
Specification: (1).10:1 20:1(2).18%,25%,38% Polyphenol (3).Acteoside 9%,Echinacoside 20%
Extraction Type: Slovent extraction / Water
Test Method: TLC
1.Cistanche tubulosa extract improves brain function , learning and memory function, improves their ability to remember and extract memorised information ;
2.Cistanche tubulosa extract has echinacoside which is one of its active principles – protects damaged fibroblasts by controlling levels of reactive oxygen species ;
3.Cistanche tubulosa extract has an anti-ageing effect by : - inhibiting activity of reactive oxygen species.
4.Cistanche tubulosa extract has echinacoside and acteoside which improve sexual ability ;
Aspects for reinforcing power and strengthening kidney ;Effectively increasing the men and womenhormone; Strengthening kidney, enhancing sex function, available for essence and bloodProtecting liver and gallbladder.
5.Cistanche tubulosa extract increases gene expression of enzymes involved in male hormone production.
6.Aspects for beauty:Resisting radiation, whitening, Relieving constipation with laxatives;
1. Sexual Health
Part of the popularity revolving around cistanche is its use to treat problems related to sexual health. Even in Western cultures, many people drink tea or consume powder extracts made with the herb. People believe that it can increase a woman's fertility and that it is particularly helpful for women having difficulty conceiving. Many men use the herb to treat impotence and premature ejaculation as well.
Typically, it is reserved for people with chronic constipation, such as older individuals,
postpartum women, and people who are bedridden. It is often combined with other herbs, such as seeds from the hemp plant, especially when used to treat digestive issues such as constipation.
3. Immune system
New scientific studies are showing evidence of the herbs effectiveness. For example, some studies show that cistanche can be used to fight aging. This also has made the herb very
popular in both Eastern and Western cultures. In addition, it is thought to prevent fatigue
and increase energy. Some studies show that it may improve memory and enhance the immune
system as well. Many people believe the herb will work as an anti-inflammatory and that it can even help decrease blood pressure.
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