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TRADITIONAL CHINESE MEDICINE

a selection of the most efficient herbal formulas

from China

Whenever possible, we select our herbs from our own sustainably managed forest farms and we choose the best formulas from organic certified production.

i - drops: herbal honey droplets for the immune system

herbal immune system tea (revivo)

herbal diabetes tea

Ganoderma herb immune system support; from certified organic production


Ganoderma spores

cancer prevention; from certified organic production


Ganoderma essence
alternative cancer treatment; from certified organic production

Cordyceps from cultivated strains; for increased vitality

Gynostemma, Long-life-tea

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Dragon blood for blood circulation and blood production

Headache pillow from rainforest seeds and herbs

Pilea herb to counteract the accumulation of water in the body


Orchid flower tea: the rarest tea of all; used to calm the spirit, for a dreamless sleep and more...

Puer Tea, mature leaves, with extra low caffeine content


herbal drug-quit tea

herbal skin treatment, herbal extract for acne, brown spots, allergies, skin disorders

Yunnan Baiyao capsules to heal broken bones and stop internal bleeding


Yunnan Baiyao powder + life saving pill


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i - drops
herbal honey droplets
a mix of the most powerful traditional Chinese herbs to activate the immune system to fight viruses

This is an improved formula of the herbal tea known as "revivo". While revivo is a bitter extract powder (see revivo here), these honey droplets are easy to take and can be swallowed in small quantities. We developed the i-drops as a reactions to feedbacks from customers.

i-drops may repair the immune system function of the body efficiently and a number of viral secondary infections seem to be taken care of at the same time. For clinical data about its efficiency, please see this page.

While this is still a new way of looking at the treatment of HIV, the formula itself is but a sophisticated mixture of traditional Chinese herbs known to have positive effects on the immune system (see literature below).


One box of i-drops is recommended to be used within 2 days.


12 boxes comprise the standard quantity for 1 month of treatment.

We recommend to take up to 4 spoons of i-drops per day, 1 spoon every 4 hours, together with some water. We additionally advise to include a health diet into your daily routine. See an example of a health food diet designed to help recovering from chronic illness.

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Name:
i - drops
herbal honey droplets
designed after the herbal immune tea revivo

Quantity per box: 60g herbal extract powder in form of droplets coated with honey and bee's wax

Suggested dosage: take 1/2 a box per day, distributed over the day like e.g. 1 spoon full every 4 hours; after 6 days, pause for one day (pause for 1 day per week to stimulate your immune system to take over). Continue for at least 1 month or up to 3 to 6 months in severe cases.

Note: under medical observation the daily dose can be increased to 1 box (60 g) per day, and there is no need for pausing. This is particularly suggested if CD4 counts are below 200. Reduce to normal dose as soon as the CD4 counts have reached 300 (typically after 2 to 4 weeks).

How to take it: pour the contents of one 10g-bag into a glass of hot water or Job's tears milk, stir, and drink it all. You may want to add honey, as the herbal extracts are very bitter.

Important: For users with additional symptoms like fever, tiredness, secondary infections, symptoms of chest pain, swelling, nausea, etc.: please get a CD4 and virus check at your hospital and eventually medication for secondary infections. Please ensure that your diet is healthy; a specific nourishing soup designed by our doctor is here.

important notes:

1: there are about 60 symptoms of secondary infections described for people who suffer from immune system deficiencies. Please note that i-drops may only take care of those caused by a virus, and there may be an additional and limited anti-cancer activity. For any other secondary infection as caused by bacteria, fungi, and other microorganisms, please make sure that you have them diagnosed and treated with appropriate medicine. Particularly dangerous are lung infections.

2: it is of great importance that your body's blood production is at full capacity. Often, however, blood production is affected by the virus. In Chinese medicine, a traditional donkey skin product ("ejiao") is used to support the body's blood production. You can find the product in your nearest Chinese medicine store (looks like a package of dark chocolate; break small portions, dissolve in hot water, and drink daily). If there are other medications or food supplements available to you to support the body's blood production, please use them. One suggestion for improved blood production is the traditional "Dragon blood". In severe cases, an initial blood transfusion is a good start if blood values are already very weak. Other herbs that stimulate blood production are the Northern crop burdock root (Arctium lappa) and the tropical crop okra ("lady finger"). Our personal suggestion is the nourishing soup.


Follow up suggestion: once your CD4-count has gone above 500, you may pause and drastically reduce i-drops to about 1/2 (half) of the monthly dosage described above; above 800, you may stop entirely and only at occasions of stress and weakness take a 5 days' refresher. Please, have your CD4 count checked regularly to ensure your immune system stays on guard.
It is of great importance that your daily food supports your recovery process.

Precautions:
1: If secondary infections (especially diseases that are not caused by viruses) exist, additional medicine needs to be prescribed by your doctor to treat such infections. Also, be sure that your nutrition is optimal and not lacking essential minerals and vitamins.

2: When taking i-drops for the first time, users may experience diarrhoea due to its cleanisng function. Continue by taking a lower dosage for the start, or by taking it only every second day, but make sure to soon reach the recommended quantity.

3: Please note that, although this herbal product is becoming popular in many countries, the herbal extract combination has not yet been registered by the Health Administration and patients need to take it voluntarily.

4: The herbal extracts are nontoxic as every herbal extract has hundreds of years of use as food supplement.

Side effects: Some people report initial sleepiness, which is the calming effect of one of the herbs. Occasionally the bitterness of the herb is repelling, and initial diarrhea may occur.

Contraindications: As i-drops have a mild detoxifying effect, they are not recommended during pregnancy.

Shipment: Ships freshly prepared usually within one week; it takes 5 working days by UPS to arrive at any place in the world. Requests for anonymous shipment are taken serious and we follow your instructions. Stored cool and dry the shelf life exceeds 1 year.

Suggested synergistic herbs: Revivo does not contain the well-known immune system herb Ganoderma lucidum, because in rare cases allergies with mushroom products exist. If you are not allergic to mushrooms, adding Ganoderma is very useful.
For a daily immune system strengthening drink we recommend the tea made from Dendrobium orchid flowers. The tea also invigorates life forces (the "Qi") and helps to get a sleep free of worries and nightmares. It is helping to create a happy mood and seeing a positive future.
For impoved blood production and circulation, which is important to keep the immune system activated and remove toxins, the ancient "Dragon blood" is recommended.

Herbal description
Chinese nutraceutical extracted from:
Arctium lappa var. edule (radix), Coix lacryma-jobi (semen), Momordica charantia (semen), Hypericum chinensis (herba), Nelumbo nucifera (semen), Prunella vulgaris (semen), Zizyphus jujuba (fructus), Glycyrrhiza glabra (radix), and other herbs.

Scientific research on Chinese herbs confirms that a number of plant extracts are capable of strengthening and supporting the immune system. Our immune system is protecting us against viruses, bacteria, fungi, and tumors. Responding to these various disorders, TCM (Traditional Chinese Medicine) has discovered a range of herbal products. Revivo contains a combination of these plant extracts, which enables it to activate a wide spectrum of our body’s immune reactions.

Arctium lappa, an edible variety of burdock, is used since centuries as a traditional medical plant in China, India, Japan, and many Western countries. It has been known for detoxification and for its ability to support the body’s blood production. More recently, immune-supporting and anti-tumor properties have been found.
Coix lacryma-jobi seeds are well known in the production of non-dairy milk. Traditional folk medicine has used them against warts. New research results confirm the plant’s potent effects: extracts of the seeds have increased the quantity of zytotoxic lymphocytes and, hence, are active against viral infections.
Momordica charantia, the bitter cucumber, grows widely in home gardens of all tropical countries where it is part of the local diet. A phytochemical isolate from the plant was shown to be effective against various viruses (among them Eppstein-Barr and herpes). Two proteins (ƒÑ- und ƒÒ-momorcharin), were found effective against the HIV virus. The protein MAP30 interrupts the replication of the HIV virus.
Aside from essential oils, two active substances were isolated from Hypericum chinensis: the polycyclic diones Hypericine and Pseudohypericine, and the glycoside Hyperine. While known since centuries as anti-depressant, in 1990 research confirmed for the first time its effect against retroviruses and tumors. Hypericin is able to block the replication of the HIV virus; it also exhibits synergistic effects with AZT.
Nelumbo nucifera, the well known Lotus, is a traditional food plant of Asia. The plant is used medicinally to strengthen the heart and liver. Studies show that the lotus plant has antioxidant, anti-viral, and body-fat reducing properties. It also can reduce sugar levels, dampen the resorption of sugar, and support insulin production. Latest research point out that Lotus seeds extract significantly reduces HSV-1 multiplication in HeLa cells.
Polysacharids of Prunella vulgais, a common road side plant in all parts of the world, show anti-HIV research results and were active against Herpes simplex 1 and 2.
Ziziphus jojoba, a common edible fruit of Asia, contains the active ingredient betulinic acid, which recently was shown to cause cell-death of Melanoma cells without affecting healthy tissue. Research results suggest that there is also an effect against the HIV virus.

Literature:
Belkin M., Hardy W.G., Perrault A., Sato H., "Swelling and vacuolization induced in ascites tumor cells by polysaccharides from higher plants," Cancer Research. Vol. 19, 1959, pp. 1050-62.
Morita K., Kada T., Namiki M., "A desmutagenic factor isolated from burdock (Arctium lappa Linne)," Mutation Research. Vol. 129, 1984, pp. 25-31;
Morita K., Nishijima Y., Kada T., "Chemical nature of a desmutagenic factor from burdock (Arctium lappa Linne)," Agric. Biol. Chem. Vol. 49, No. 4, pp. 925-32, 1985.
Dombradi C.A., Földeák S., "Screening report on the antitumor activity of purified Arctium lappa extracts," Tumori, Vol. 52, 1966, pp. 173-76.
Földeák S., Dombradi C.A., "Tumor-growth inhibiting substances of plant origin. I. Isolation of the active principle of Arctium lappa," Acta Univ. Szeged, Acta Phys. Chem. Vol. 10, 1964, pp. 91-93, (C.A. Vol. 62, p. 6339c); OTA, Unconventional Cancer Treatments, Chap. 4, "Herbal Treatments," pp. 69-87, Congress of the United States, Washington, D.C., 1990.
Bourinbaiar AS, Lee-Huang S. The activity of plant-derived antiretroviral proteins MAP30 and GAP31 against Herpes simplex virus in vitro. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 1996;219(3):923-29.
Huang TM. Studies on antiviral activity of the extract of Momordica charantia and its active principle. Virologica. 1990;5(4):367-73.
Lee-Huang S, Huang PL, Chen HC, et al. Anti-HIV and anti-tumor activities of recombinant MAP30 from bitter melon. Gene. 1995;161(2):151-56.
Lee-Huang S, Huang PL, Huang PL, Bourinbaiar AS, Chen HC, Kung HF. Inhibition of the integrase of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) type 1 by anti-HIV plant proteins MAP30 and GAP31. Proc Natl Acad Sci. 1995;92(19):8818-22.
Lee-Huang S, Huang PL, Nara PL, et al. MAP 30: A new inhibitor of HIV-1 infection and replication. FEBS Lett. 1990;272(1-2):12-18.
Yuh-Chi Kuo, Yun-Lian Lin, Chih-Peng Liu and Wei-Jern Tsai , 2005:
Anti-HIV benzylisoquinoline alkaloids and flavonoids from the leaves of Nelumbo nucifera, and structure–activity correlations with related alkaloids
Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Niigata University of Pharmacy and Applied Life Sciences, Niigata 950-2081, Japan; online article of LifeScience
Kashiwada, Y., F. Hashimoto, L.M. Cosentino, et al. 1996. Betulinic acid and dihydrobetulinic acid derivatives as potent HIV agents. Journal of Medicinal Chemistry 39(5): 1016-1017.
Evers M., c. Poujade, F. Soler, et al. Betulinic acid derivatives: a new class of human immunodeficiency virus type 1 specific inhibitors with a new mode of action. 1996. Journal of Medicinal Chemistry 39(5): 1056-1068.
Soler, F., C. Poujade, M.Evers, et al. 1996. Betulinic acid derivatives: a new class of specific inhibitors of human immunodeficiency virus type 1 entry, Journal of Medicinal Chemistry 39(5): 1069-83.
Liu S, Jiang S, Wu Z, Lv L, Zhang J, Zhu Z, Wu S. 2002: Identification of inhibitors of the HIV-1 gp41 six-helix bundle formation from extracts of Chinese medicinal herbs Prunella vulgaris and Rhizoma cibotte. Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences of the First Medical University of PLA, PLA Key Lab for Drug Screening, Guangzhou, Guangdong 510515, China.
Xu HX, Lee SH, Lee SF, White RL and Blay J: Isolation and
characterization of an anti-HSV polysaccharide from Prunella
vulgaris. Antiviral Res 44: 43-54, 1999.
Yoh Hidaka, Tatsunari Kaneda, Nobuyuki Amino and Kiyoshi Miyai, 2004: A polysaccharide fraction from medicinal herb Prunella vulgarisdownregulates the expression of herpes simplex virus antigen in Vero cells. J Ethnopharmacol 93: 63-68, 2004.


Important note to customers:

we receive wonderful e-mails thanking us for a new life and good healing experiences.

However, we need qualified feedback, which would enable us to follow-up scientific aspects and eventually improve both our services and products.
Besides: we care if your health improved since we communicated last.
Through this questionnaire, we systematically collect the health related data from all our customers and evaluate them scientifically.
As your feedback is of great value to us, we will reward you with a 1-month free package.
See the evaluation of your feedback.

Please support the development of our herbal teas by sending this form back to us at: 2007@natureproducts.net This form is useful to us particularly if you or your patient’s CD4 count, and if possible his/her viral load, are known to you before and after taking our herbal tea.
Please do not worry if you cannot complete all questions. Every response is of scientific value to our efficiency research goal.

Rest assured that we are keeping the data on your name and address confidential. They are not necessary for this questionnaire.

Y
our response is contributing to further improved herbal formulas and for opening doors to countries where import restrictions do not yet allow herbal teas to reach people in need.
For sending us this form with your data, we will be obliged to ship to you a free 1-month package of herbal immune system strengthening tea. You may update the form once a year and receive 1 free package per year.

Thank you again for your highly valued feedback.

The TianZi Team.

p.s.: a scientific evaluation of revivo is available here.

read testimonials about our herbal immune system products


Read more:

1 Evaluation of feedback data for revivo

1 Clinical results from Beijing HIV Hospital on virus counts and CD4 counts

2 How living a healthy life contains HIV

3 Testimonials and opinions

4 Overcoming the stigma of HIV

5 Positive living eclipsed by ARV by Bradford McIntyre

6 Testimonials

7 Nutritional support through daily food


Read more independent scientific studies and reports:

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New research findings on the effect of Chinese medicine on HIV

Chinese Academy of Science bulletin

Introduction to AIDS and Chinese medicine

Traditional Chinese medicine and AIDS

Disclaimer:
All our products derive from ethnobotanical research into their traditional use either in TCM (Traditional Chinese Medicine) or by local ethnic commmunities. This is not the standard that FDA and many other countries accept nor support. You are therefore advised to always consult your doctor. Any medical claims that after our careful editing on these pages may still be found are by no means to be misinterpreted as medical recommendations.

 

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