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Botanical Biohacking Neurogene tea 30 teabags
Neurogene is a modification of Bu Yang Huan Wu Tang, a formula originally designed for post-stroke sequelae. This modification adds Tian Ma and Gou Teng which eliminate wind (tremor) and keep the ascending function of the formula in balance. It also contains Da Huang, Qing Lian Qiao, and Jin Yin Hua to eliminate heat.
When dealing with presentations of blood stasis, it is important to remember that blood stasis can hide heat so it is often important to include heat clearing herbs such as this to deal with hidden heat that may arise from eliminating this stasis.
Traditionally used for relief from:
Though Bu Yang Huan Wu Tang was designed for post-stroke sequelae, it is applied to a variety of blood stasis with Qi deficiency type presentations. This is very common as well with Neurodegenerative conditions such as Parkinsons’, MS, or chronic Lyme. Concussion, eye problems, head or traumatic brain injuries, or even musculoskeletal injuries can also be characterized by blood stasis with Qi deficiency.
Learn how to brew Neurogene Tea:
This formula is not to be used, or to be used with caution under the guidance of an herbalist when pre-existing conditions of dampness are also present. It is recommended to boil this tea for 20 to 30 minutes for maximum extraction of the active ingredients.
Astragalus Root, Chinese Angelica Root, Ligusticum Root, Red Peony Root, Peach Kernel, Safflower, Gastrodia Tuber, Uncaria Rhynchophylla Stem, Rheum Tanguticum Root, Japanese honeysuckle Flower, Forsythia Fruit
Lian Qiao has 青翘qing qiao (green lian qiao) and 老翘 Lao qiao (old lian qiao). Qing Qiao is harvested between the end of July and the beginning of September, steamed and dried; Lao Qiao is harvested October and dried. Qing Qiao is better at clearing lung heat while Lao qiao is better at clearing large intestine heat. Qing Qiao has higher volatile oil content; it’s Forsythiaside content is up to 10 times of that in Lao qiao. Qing Qiao is stronger at inhibiting bacteria. In our Neurogene tea (Modified Bu Yang Huan Wu Tang), we exclusively use Qing Qiao. The purpose of it in this formula is to clear hidden liver heat. It makes the sclera of the eyes shiny and reduces inflammation in the brain as well. Shiny eyes are a sign that neural inflammatory levels are in check.