TianShan Snow Lotus Flower Tea

TianShan snow lotus is  is also known as Saussurea Root. it isis a precious and rare perennial herb that survives over 21,000 feet above sea level in the Himalayan Mountains, where temperatures drop 70 degrees below zero. Because of its special group of natural proteins and enzymes that continuously repair and renew its living cells, this plant can live and blossom in extreme conditions where no other plants can even grow.

The Saussurea Involucrata flower is full of compounds that benefit the skin, including antioxidants, flavonoids, fatty acids, proteins, vitamins, and minerals. Its anti-inflammatory properties can calm swelling, redness and outbreaks. This magnificent flower helps stimulate blood flow and cell regeneration for a healthy youthful look.

It is recognized for its healing and high antioxidant properties and used for a wide array treatments and illnesses. Some believe it has the ability to prolong life. In cosmetics, it is recognized for the ability to brighten/whiten, soothe, stimulate and regenerate the skin as well as to fight the signs of aging.

Health Benefits

1. Anti-inflammatory and anti-nociceptive effects
In the study to compare the pharmacological effects of three species of “Snow Lotus” in experimental inflammation and pain models, and determined the chemical compounds that may correlate with their pharmacological activities,. found that Saussurea laniceps was most effective; Saussurea involucrata exhibited a moderate potency, whereas Saussurea medusa possessed little effect against the experimental edema and pains.

2. Anti-hypoxic activity
In the study to screen and identify the anti-hypoxic constituents in the herbs grown in Qinghai-Tibetan plateau of Northwestern China, found that Saussurea involucrata (Kar. et Kir.) Sch.-Bip exhibits high anti-hypoxic activity that may be effective in preventing acute mountain sickness, and the active constituents are mainly in the petroleum ether extract.

3. Prostate cancer
In the study to identify Saussurea involucrata Kar. et Kir., a rare traditional Chinese medicinal herb, as a potential agent for androgen-independent prostate cancer patients and investigate its biological mechanism as an antineoplastic agent, showed that  S. involucrata as an effective inhibitor of EGFR signaling in human hormone-resistant prostate cancer PC-3 cells.

Side Effects

1, Do not use the herb in case of yin deficiency with fever
2. Overdose can cause overly sweating
3. Do not use the herb in newborn, children or if you are pregnant or breast feeding without first consulting with the related field specialist.