I was on the Steve Harvey show a few weeks ago. Sticking with the healthy in the kitchen, these are some all-natural ingredients that you can add to your diet. My favorite is ginseng because it also helps you stay warm in the winter, and God knows, we all need that right now!
Here is the info on the remedies we discussed.
Tea with Dried Bees: In the West we add honey, in the East we go to the source. Tea made with these treats sore throats, throat inflammation and hoarseness-all the symptoms of acommon cold. It’s also believed in the Asian communities that it promotes long life. Add one bee, three dried plums and brew in hot water for a few minutes.
Bird’s Nest Soup: It’s also known as Swallow’s Saliva. It’s made from the bird’s spit. It has multiple benefits for everyone. It’s said to improve immunity for pregnant women & children. In men it’s supposed to strengthen the lungs and kidneys. A steamed bird’s nest is used to make a sweet dessert soup.
FEMALE LIBIDO BOOSTER
Ginseng: It is becoming more common and well known. We see it everywhere, but what does it really do? It helps maintain youthfulness by refining and rehydrating skin. It improves sexual function in men and is a big libido booster in women. The best way to get the full benefits is to make it into a chicken soup or drink the extracts.
MALE VIRILITY BOOSTER
Deer Penis and Antlers: Both ingredients boost testosterone and increase sexual vigor and performance in men. The penis is sliced and soaked in rice wine. A shot of it should be
taken once every one or two weeks. As for the antlers, they’re sliced, boiled in water with herbs and consumed as a tea.
One of the questions I continually get is, “Where can I buy these remedies?”
Ginseng is the easiest to get a hold of – if there is a Korean or Chinese supermarket near you, that would be the best way to get it. This way you can look at it and pick out one that seems to have lots of length in its roots. Also, as much as I like to use the extract as a quick fix, you really get the most potency out of the root itself. That is available on Amazon. My favorite method is to peel ginseng root and make 7 or 8 thin slices. Coat the ginseng with a generous amount of honey and let sit for 15 minutes. Pour very hot (but not boiling) water over the ginseng and honey and let steep for 5-10 minutes. Scoop or strain out ginger slices and enjoy. If you want it a little stronger, you can let it steep longer.
As for Swallow’s Nest, the good kind is VERY hard to find. you want the kind that actually has a little bit of debris to show that it was really in the wild. however, you can find bird’s nest pre-bottled and easily available. The actual amount of BN that goes into these is less than you would have if you made it at home, BUT it is MUCH easier than sitting there and making the soup
amazon has a couple different options:
Deer penis liquor is a tough one to source. I buy mine on my way back from Asia whenever I go. They do carry it in Chinatowns around the country, so head to an Asian herbal store and if they don’t have it, they will know who does. But if you are not close by a China/Koreatown, this isn’t one that is sold online because of liquor import/export laws etc.