A climbing vine in the cucumber and gourd family, Gynostemma is indigenous to southern regions of China, northern Vietnam, Korea, and Japan. It is best known as an herbal medicine reputed to have powerful antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and adaptogenic effects that have been shown in numerous studies. It is called the "immortality herb" by the long-lived people of the Guizhou Province where the plant is grown and consumed. It has become recognized as a potent, yet safe medicine for respiratory and cardiovascular diseases in the modern age. With such a pleasant taste, Jiaogulan can be enjoyed daily as a tisane (herbal tea).*
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