If you’re searching for the best supplement to fit your lifestyle, there’s a number of Wapiti Labs’ products that will suit you. From strength and muscle development, to blood circulation and libido, there’s nothing that our health supplements can’t aid.
Supplements are the all-natural way to treat ailments and boost your health. The ingredients that make up Wapiti’s supplements, for example, come from holistic medicine used by Eastern cultures over the past 2,000 years. If you’re curious as to how exactly supplements help you stay healthy, it’s the sum of all parts working as one. Here is a summary of some main ingredients found in our human supplements.
Elk Velvet Antler Extract
Velvet or velvet antler is harvested annually from naturally farmed elk livestock. Male elk grow and naturally shed a set of antlers every year.
When elk antlers are “in velvet” it is the most “nutrient abundant” phase of the antlers incredibly prolific growth cycle. It is at this time every spring, that breeders of elk collect the velvet antler under hygienic supervision. This process is not harmful to the elk and the velvet antler is an annually renewable resource. Once the antler is removed, it is then processed, analyzed at a laboratory, encapsulated and ultimately packaged for the consumer as a nutritional supplement.
Known also by the names of horny goat weed, yin yang huo, and barrenwort, Epimedium is found in the family of flowering plants known as Berberidaceae. The majority of the species are endemic to China, with smaller numbers elsewhere in Asia, and a few in the Mediterranean region.
With a helpful dosage of something known as a PDE5 inhibitor (also known as icariin which is the active ingredient of Viagra). It assists in the healthy function of a man’s libido.
A subspecies of golden leaf raspberry, Chinese raspberry is a traditional Chinese medicinal herb. It is very similar in appearance to the traditional raspberry plant, often reaching a height of up to seven feet, with green, spade-shaped leaves and thin brown stems.
Chinese raspberries help those suffering from kidney disorders, tonifying and stabilizing the kidneys to better contain energy and treat cases of liver and kidney deficiency. These berries offer sweetness and warmth to those who ingest it.
Containing a plethora of organic acids, carbohydrates, and vitamin C, chinese raspberries are most often used in herbal remedies to clear hazy vision and treat many urogenital conditions, such as frequent urination and impotence.
Rhodiola root is a perennial flowering plant, growing in the cold regions of the world such as the Arctic, the Central Asian mountains, the UK and throughout Eastern North America. Growing on sea cliffs and mountainous regions, rhodiola rosea is used as both a food a traditional herbal medicine.
According to an independent article published by National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI), “Rhodiola root has been shown to be helpful for enhancing physical performance and alleviating mental fatigue, methodological flaws limit accurate assessment of efficacy.”
Used in Chinese medicine, prescriptions for colds, headaches, inflamed eyes, swelling and pain in the throat, vertigo, tinnitus, sores such as boils, and tightness of the chest with anxiety, Chrysanthemum is a miracle plant. Historically, chrysanthemum flowers soaked in rice wine or combined with Japanese honeysuckle has treated a number of ailments besides the list above, including:
- Chest pain (angina)
- High blood pressure
- Type 2 diabetes
In combination with other herbs, chrysanthemum is also used to treat prostate cancer and may increase blood flow to the heart.
Ginseng root is one of the 11 species of slow-growing perennial plants with fleshy roots, belonging to the genus Panax of the family Araliaceae. Ginseng is found in North America and in eastern Asia (mostly northeast China, Korea, Bhutan, eastern Siberia), typically in cooler climates.
According to NCBI, ginseng has an interesting history. Control over ginseng fields in China and Korea became an issue in the 16th century. “By the 1900s, due to the demand for ginseng having outstripped the available wild supply, Korea began the commercial cultivation of ginseng which continues to this day. In 2010, nearly all of the world’s 80,000 tons of ginseng in international commerce was produced in four countries: China, South Korea, Canada, and the United States. Commercial ginseng is sold in over 35 countries.”
Ginseng, an adaptogen, is a complex natural substance that adapts to a body’s needs.
The Goji Berry (Lycium Barbarum) or Wolfberry, originated in Asia and is renowned for its various medicinal benefits. Goji berries have been consumed for more than 3,000 years.
Lycium, particularly L. barbarum, have long been used in traditional Chinese medicine to treat conditions such as male infertility. The fruit of L. barbatum and L. chinense, known as Goji, has become popular in western cultures for its supposed promotion of weight loss and general longevity.