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This product is more than an enhancer of sexual performance and desire. When you review the ingredients you will find that it carries with it many other benefits that contribute to over-
all health. The presence of herbs to help balance hormones, relieve anxiety and mood swings, increase energy, mental clarity, protect against heart disease and aging, increase immune function and aid in better digestion which are the benefits gained from the ‘Activator Blend’, while including many of your vitamin and mineral requirements that are ‘Gender Specific’ for men to maintain a healthy body is a bonus.
The Vitamins and Minerals are necessary for total body health and the foundational nutrition
to have a functioning vital, vibrant healthy body. The complete nutrition within this formulation will not only Renew waning and aging vitality, it will actually work as an anti-aging formulation protection your youth and vitality. Minerals like Zinc, and Selenium are vital for men’s Prostrate Health
Unicity Renew Vitality Blend;
What is L-arginine?
L-arginine is an amino acid that has numerous functions in the body. It helps the body get rid of ammonia (a waste product), is used to make compounds in the body such creatine, L-glutamate, and L-proline, and can be converted to glucose and glycogen if needed.
L-arginine is used to make nitric oxide, a compound in the body that relaxes blood vessels. Preliminary studies have found that L-arginine may help with conditions that improve when blood vessels are relaxed (called vasodilatation), such as atherosclerosis, erectile dysfunction, and intermittent claudication.
L-arginine is also involved in protein formation. In larger amounts, L-arginine stimulates the release growth hormones and prolactin.
- However, L-arginine should not be used following a heart attack without consulting a physician. The study researchers speculate that L-arginine may aggravate the effects of cardiac shock. The results were published in the Journal of the American Medical Association.
- L-arginine has been used for erectile dysfunction. Like the drug sildenafil citrate (Viagra), L-arginine is thought to enhance the action of nitric oxide, which relaxes muscles surrounding blood vessels supplying the penis. As a result, blood vessels in the penis dilate, increasing blood flow, which helps maintain an erection.
- In one study, 50 men with erectile dysfunction took either 5 grams of L-arginine per day or a placebo. After six weeks, more men in the L-arginine group had an improvement compared to those taking the placebo. Unlike Viagra, L-arginine must be taken daily
- Another study involving 77 women of all ages found that after four weeks, 73.5% of the women who took a supplement including L-Arginine experienced greater sexual satisfaction, including heightened desire and sensation, and less vaginal dryness.
The positive benefits of arginine go beyond sexual enhancement!
Arginine-derived nitric oxide has also been found to play a supporting role in the cardiovascular, immune, and nervous systems and has been validated by hundreds of studies.
L-Arginine is essential to several systems in the body. Among its many roles, L-Arginine:
• Is a precursor of nitric oxide
• Promotes circulation resulting in improved blood flow
• Stimulates the release of growth hormone
• Improves immune function
• Reduces healing time of injuries
• Plays a role in the formation of bone and tendons
• Increases muscle mass, while reducing body fat
• Supports male fertility, improving sperm production and motility
• Reduces risk of blood clots and stroke
• Supports normal blood pressure
• Improves vascular function for patients with angina
• Helps recovery after heart attack
• Helps prevent and treat cardiovascular disease
• Helps reduce growth of cancerous tumors
“Arginine (1-arginine)Arginine, an amino acid essential for life, has been found to consistently inhibit the growth of tumors. Research has indicated that giving arginine in fairly large doses “led to virtually complete inhibition of the carcinogenic process.” In 1980, National Cancer Institute scientists found that injections of arginine into tumor-bearing rats consistently inhibited the growth of tumors. Their reports stated, “within two weeks, tumor size was reduced to 80 percent of the initial size. Tumor-bearing animals showed no toxic effects from the arginine.” Even more research exists now to document the excellent results gained from the use of arginine routinely in the care of the cancer patient. Why this simple, inexpensive approach is not used by every conventional cancer treatment center after all these years is a mystery.”
Tribulus is most often used for infertility, erectile dysfunction, and low libido. In the last decade, it has become popular to improve sports performance
Dr. Elstein notes that tribulus has been shown to increase libido, as well as improve
strength, frequency and duration of erections. It also promotes spermatogenesis (the maturation process of sperm), enhancing endurance and stamina. It can be considered a fertility drug as it increases sperm and its quality.
In both sexes, Tribulus can be used to treat
- itchy eyes
- weak vision.
- The increase in hormonal receptors and nitrogen oxide synthase neurons (in areas that are linked to sexual behavior and desire) in the brain work as an aphrodisiac.
- In men, tribulus increases testosterone significantly.
- It has been found to lower cholesterol and improve muscle building. In fact, weightlifters are fond of it because it lacks the side effects of anabolic steroids.
The South American country of Peru is home to numerous beneficial plants, including Peruvian maca root, a legendary sex-enhancing root passed down from the Inca. Maca is the common name for Lepidium meyenii, a plant in the broccoli family. Men supplementing maca have been known to experience an increase in sperm production.
Peruvian maca root has been dubbed “Peruvian ginseng,” even though it bears no relation to ginseng. But like ginseng, Maca extract can be used to;
- increase strength
- immune enhancing
- balancing hormones
- mood enhancing
- enhanced athletic performance
- enhanced memory
- libido and sexual function
Maca also appears to be a potent suppressor of prostate hypertrophy, for the treatment of enlarged prostates. Preliminary research also suggests maca can protect the brain from damage, improve bone health, and even improve cognitive ability in healthy people.
American ginseng (Panax quinquefolis) is an herb that grows mainly in North America. It is an adaptogen. Adaptogens help the body fight the effects of just about any kind of stress, be it viral, bacterial, emotional, or physical. The effects of stress may be as simple as headaches or colds, but they can also be more serious such as accelerated aging, memory loss, heart disease, cancer, and arthritis. American ginseng; contains ginsenosides, which are thought to fight fatigue and stress by supporting the adrenal glands and the use of oxygen by exercising muscles.
American ginseng is also believed to be help for;
- low iron in the blood (anemia),
- cancer-related fatigue
- high blood pressure
- nerve pain
- erectile dysfunction (ED)
- attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
- blood and bleeding disorders
- hardening of the arteries
- memory loss
- rheumatoid arthritis
- improving athletic performance
- improving mental performance
- as an anti-aging aid
- nervous exhaustion
Like American ginseng, Asian ginseng is a light tan, gnarled root that often looks like a human body with stringy shoots for arms and legs. Thousands of years ago, herbalists thought that because of the way ginseng looks it could treat many different kinds of ailments, from fatigue and stress to asthma and cancer.
In traditional Chinese medicine, ginseng was often combined with other herbs and used to bring longevity, strength, and wisdom to its users.
Ginseng is sometimes called an “adaptogen,” an herb that helps the body deal with various kinds of stress, although there is no scientific evidence of adaptogens. Many of the studies examining Asian or Korean ginseng have used combinations of herbs, so it’s not always possible to say whether ginseng alone had any benefit. Research on Asian ginseng has included the following:
Immune system health
- Asian ginseng is believed to enhance the immune system, possibly helping the body fight off infection and disease. Several clinical studies report that Asian ginseng can improve immune function. Studies have found that ginseng seems to increase the number of immune cells in the blood, and improve the immune system’s response to a flu vaccine. In one study, 227 participants received either ginseng or placebo for 12 weeks, with a flu shot administered after 4 weeks. The number of colds and flu were two-thirds lower in the group that took ginseng.
- Asian ginseng seems to have antioxidant effects, meaning it helps rid the body of free radicals, substances which can damage DNA and are thought to contribute to heart disease, diabetes, and other conditions. Preliminary studies suggest Asian ginseng may improve the symptoms of heart disease in humans. It also may decrease “bad” LDL cholesterol levels and raise “good” HDL cholesterol.
- People who take ginseng often say they feel more alert. Several studies report that Asian ginseng may slightly improve thinking or learning. Early research shows that Asian ginseng may improve performance on such things as mental arithmetic, concentration, memory, and other measures. Some studies have also found a positive effect with the combination use of Asian ginseng and Ginkgo biloba.
- There have been a number of studies using Asian ginseng for athletic performance in humans and laboratory animals. Some studies showed increased strength and endurance, others showing improved agility or reaction time, and others showing no effect at all. Athletes often take Asian ginseng to boost both endurance and strength. Asian ginseng was also found to reduce fatigue in a study of 332 patients.
Stress and well-being
- A study of 501 men and women living in Mexico City found significant improvements in quality of life measures (energy, sleep, sex life, personal satisfaction, well-being) in those taking Asian ginseng. Another well-designed study found that people taking a nutritional supplement with ginseng reported better quality of life than those taking the same supplement without ginseng.
- In animal studies, Asian ginseng has increased sperm production, sexual activity, and sexual performance. A study of 46 men has also showed an increase in sperm count as well as motility. Another study in 60 men found that Asian ginseng increased libido (sex drive) and decreased erection problems.
Individual reports and animal studies indicate that Asian ginseng may slow the progression of Alzheimer’s, decrease senility, and improve memory and behavior.
- Several studies suggest that Asian ginseng may reduce the risk of some types of cancers. In one observational study, researchers followed 4,634 people for 5 years and found that those who took ginseng had lower risk of lung, liver, pancreatic, ovarian, and stomach cancer. However, the study could not rule out other factors being responsible for the lower risk of cancer (including eating habits). And it found that taking ginseng as few as 3 times a year led to a dramatic reduction in cancer risk, which is hard to believe.
- A number of studies have found that Asian ginseng seems to inhibit the growth of tumors, although researchers aren’t yet sure how it might work in humans. More research is needed. http://umm.edu/health/medical/altmed/herb/asian-ginseng
Mucuna Pruriens, or Velvet Bean, is a bean that grows from trees and is very itchy to touch due to serotonin on its surface. It is a good source of L-dopa also known as Levodopa. This is a dopamine precursor. In Mucuna pruriens, levodopa, or L-dopa, is one of these compounds . This bioactive chemical is a precursor to several neurotransmitters, including adrenaline, noradrenaline, and dopamine.
When L-dopa crosses the blood-brain barrier, it helps to increase brain levels of dopamine,
an essential neurotransmitter associated with regulating mood and cognition. Mucuna pruriens has significant antioxidant action that works in tandem with L-dopa to promote brain health.
Research suggests Mucuna pruriens protects the brain by keeping cognitive and neural functions in check, even encouraging neural activity. The mechanism behind this is simple ~ all free radicals have an unpaired electron that makes them unstable in the body. Antioxidants donate an electron to the free radical to neutralize its effects, particularly on the brain.
Mucuna Pruriens has an added benefit in that it fights systemic redness in the brain, which is often a factor in brain degradation.
A study involving 120 men who suffered from psychological stress reported that supplementation with Mucuna significantly eased stress. Researchers also concluded that Mucuna Pruriens reactivates the antioxidant defense system, an essential biological mechanism necessary for maintaining homeostasis within the body.
Traditionally, Mucuna Puriens has been used as an effective aphrodisiac. It is still used to increase libido in both men and women due to its dopamine inducing properties and in Ayurvedic medicine it is said to increase sperm count.
Ginkgo Biloba Extract
Gingko Biloba Extract is the most frequently prescribed herbal medicine in Europe, and it ranks high on the list of America’s most popular herbal supplements. Ginkgo is also one of the world’s most extensively researched herbs, with more than 100 clinical studies to its credit.
Virtually all of these clinical trials have used a standardized Extract of Ginkgo Biloba that contains a concentrated amount of substances in the leaf called flavonglycosides and terpene lactones.
These active flavonoid-like compounds may enhance the health of the circulatory system;
- neutralize free radicals
- keep the blood from thickening
- strengthen blood vessel tissues
There is evidence that Ginkgo improves function of the cholinergic neurons, (brain cells that suffer destruction in various mental conditions).
- a brain tonic that increases brain circulation
- enhances memory and mental function.
There is also good evidence that Ginkgo may reverse the effects of ageing on the brain, reduce senility, and perhaps delay the onset of other mental conditions.
• To improve mental function
• Alzheimer’s disease
• Age-related memory loss
• Macular degeneration
• Sexual dysfunction
In general an effective activator blend will increase the absorption of nutrients in a formulation while carrying with it it’s own unique benefits.
- As part of the activator blend Ginger will enhance the synergy of all the ingredients in this formulation. It will aid in digestion and increase the efficacy of this product formulation.
- Capsicum is high in vitamins C and A, while providing improved digestion. It acts as an activator in this formula increasing the anti-inflammatory response in the body while improving the bio-availability and increasing the efficaciousness of this product.
Piper Nigrum Extract
- Scientific research revealed that, Bioperine increased the blood flow towards the gut and also increase the emulsifying agents of the gut. Bioperine has shown increase absorption of several nutrients in clinical trials. Piperine can help in generating a lot of energy during metabolism of different products. Another important function of piperine is seen during fat metabolism. Bioperine increases the bone strength and also provides nourishment to the body muscles. Few users of bioperine claim that they have found it very useful in increasing their memory.
Author: Darlene Long
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