1 in 10 Americans have Diabetes; 1 in 3 are Prediabetic
The CDC may not have the best reputation right now but they do track this statistic pretty well.
We expect this number to go up because Covid can cause Diabetes.
Diabetes means excess sugar floating around in the bloodstream. You know what loves that sugar? Fungus.
We all have Candida in our body. I can’t tell you how many people have come to me with various issues after another doctor told them they have Candida. That’s like saying “I have hair”. No duh. We all have it. Some more than others but it’s a normal part of our microbiome. It only causes problems when it gets fed too much and grows out of control.
I was also fed too much & grew out of control; no coincidence, I was prediabetic. NGL though that marshmallow was delicious.
This Nigerian study showed a large increase in the incidence & severity of fungal infections amongst diabetic patients. No surprise, the higher their blood sugar, the worse the fungus.
Enter our friend Atractylodes (sounds like: “Attractive-loads”). It’s an anti-fungal powerhouse and the other half of Aquada 二妙 Ermiao “Double Awesome” next to it’s buddy Phellodendron (the one with the berberine).
Phellodendron drops the blood sugar and promotes expression of more insulin receptors. Atractylodes handles the fungus. Then they hug and go watch the sunset together.
In this study some mice were tragically given a lethal Candida infection. Atractylodes kept them alive.
The key component of Atractylodes’ efficacy is its volatile oil. See the little brown flecks in the photo above? Those are oil pockets. The plant only expresses them when it needs to defend itself from high winds (winds of course carry mold spores). So the best quality is grown on the crazy windy Mongolian plateau, and that’s what goes into Aquada.
That oil contains the compound Atractylodin:
Which, in this study, also prevented damage to human kidney cells in the presence of excess fructose (fructose is a sugar).
You don’t need to take these herbs to survive type 2 diabetes, but in combination with diet and exercise it can make the process of getting into remission and staying there so much easier. It can also be used prophylactically if you like the occasional marshmallow.
Aquada Er Miao Wan 19g by Botanical Biohacking
Slay fungus, express new insulin receptors, eat a cookie on your birthday.