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Avoid Complicated Formulas.  “These are the "kitchen sink" supplements, products that have as many as 20 herbs in a tablet or capsule. It''s hard enough to get an active does of one herb into a single tablet or capsule, much less 20 active doses of 20 different herbs. Bottom line: They just don''t work.”

Prevention Magazine

Help for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Natural medicine offers an effective way to boost your general energy level and fight chronic fatigue. These herbs need more exposure in our high stress and fast paced society. Unlike stimulants, such as caffeine, these herbs will help to build stamina and give you a vigorous energy all day long. These natural stimulants have been used in eastern cultures for centuries and have many health benefits beyond building your energy level.

Herbs for CFS:  
American White Ginseng
Ginger Root
Licorice Root 

Greenbush Ashwagandha was  featured in Herbs for Health magazine as a treatment for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS).

Greenbush Quality

Greenbush Bio-Chelated Extracts: Full medicinal strength in an alcohol-free extract. Until Bio-Chelation there was simply no good way to make a potent alcohol-free extract. Greenbush alcohol free extracts begin with organic alcohol regardless of whether the final product contains alcohol or not. After finishing the first step in the plant extraction, an additional step is performed to remove the alcohol. This is done by utilizing a proprietary cold extraction process called Bio-Chelation Bio-Chelation describes the cold process vacuum distillation method, which removes all the alcohol initially used to obtain the good herbal extract.

Holistically Balanced Herbal Extracts: It is important to note that a cold extraction process, as opposed to a heat extraction process, helps maintain the full spectrum, or Holistic BalanceTM of the plant''s constituents in the final product. The end-result is an alcohol-free extract containing the essential properties of the complete herb in a base of vegetable glycerin and water. (Vegetable glycerin is used because it can help to bind certain plant constituents, is natural to the body, easily absorbed, tastes sweet without affecting blood sugar levels, and acts as a good solvent and carrier for the plant constituents).

Yerba Mate Diet Tea Facts:

Millions of South Americans drink Mate on a daily basis where weight problems are uncommon. Researchers think that Yerba Mate may be an important factor. With green tea anti-oxidants a couple of cups a day may just set you on the course to your health and weight goals.

-Yerba Mate is rich in pantothenic acid, which prevents overstimulation of the nervous system!

-Drinking 8 oz before a meal can be as effective as diet drugs in taking the edge off your appetite!

-Yerba Mate contains xanthines, chemicals that boost your metabolic rate by 10%!

-Yerba Mate has a host of anti-oxidents that boost immunity and protect against colds and flus!

-Studies show it''s as powerful a cell protector as vitamin C reducing the effects of aging as well as protecting against cancer and other disease.

-Researchers say that Yerba Mate is a rich source of magnesium that has been proven to ease anxiety: unlike the herbal formulas such as Metabolife that reduce appetite by overstimulating the central nervous system.

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Coupon Code Extended:  freemail
       Since production on our next free promotion is running a bit behind we are extending our free shipping until July 31st!.   Simply shop as normal.  When you check out enter the code freemail in the coupon box or in the comment box and your shipping will be free.  
($5.95 shipping discount on international orders.) 
$20 minimum order.  Ends July 31st, 2008

Thanks for all of the great comments on the
Green Tea extract.   Anyone who has been using the green tea extract in a topical application should send in their stories.  We have been getting reports of people seeing reduced wrinkles and fuller, more youthful-looking skin in as little as two weeks.   For more information read on...

Green Tea Extract: Better Than Sunscreen? 

The health benefits of drinking green tea have become well known through positive research over the past twenty years.  Its anti-oxidant elements, cancer prevention, metabolism boost and weight-loss effects have been touted everywhere from medical journals to the Oprah Winfrey show.  But, rubbing it on your skin?

Yes.  Recent research (A) has shown that topical application of green tea extract can protect you from the damaging effects of the sun and prevent, or even reverse the skin damage that can lead to aging, wrinkles, spots and skin cancer.  And it won't turn you green in the process. 

The Science: SPF and Broad Spectrum Ultra-violet Sunlight.   

The sun protective factor (SPF) used by the FDA in rating sunscreen measures only ultraviolet B protection.  Ultraviolet A, a more deeply penetrating and potentially damaging light, is not a factor in the rating.  The FDA has admitted to this flaw in the rating but, to date, has done nothing to correct it.  Adding green tea extract to your sunscreen can protect you in this "broad spectrum" of UV light. 

There are several factors that contribute to the damaging effects of the sun's ultraviolet radiation on the skin.   As the broad spectrum light penetrates deeply into the skin it causes DNA damage and suppresses the skins natural immune system function.  This results in inflammation and oxidation and produces a perfect environment for cancer cells to develop.  Studies have shown that epigallocatechin gallate, or EGCG, contained in green tea, can protect against DNA damage and may significantly reduce the occurrence of skin cancer. (B)

Green tea extract can be added to sunscreen to expand protection before sun exposure.  It has also been shown to be beneficial when applied after sun exposure.   So even if you have already suffered, sunburn green tea extract can help to reverse the damage. (C) 


Additional Benefit: Making your Skin Young Again  

Green tea extract can repair and reverse sun damage, but for aging baby boomers there is an even more appealing benefit.  It can rebuild the support tissue of the skin, reducing wrinkles and making the skin more supple and smooth. 

In the supporting structure of the skin there are cells called keratinocytes.  These cells make up 90% of the epidermis.  Green tea extract protects these cell and makes them more robust leading to an increase in skin thickness.  This thickening leads to fewer wrinkles and more youthful-looking skin.  Simply from adding a few drops of green tea extract to some lotion you could take years off your skin appearance. (D) 


Usage Recommendations.

Before sun exposure:  add ½ ml of 1:1 strength alcohol-free green tea extract to your sunblock and apply as usual. 

After sun exposure:  add ½ ml of 1:1 strength alcohol-free green tea extract to aloe vera based lotion and apply to areas exposed to the sun.  

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  1. Morley N, Clifford T, Salter L, et al. The green tea polyphenol (-)-epigallocatechin gallate and green tea can protect human cellular DNA from ultraviolet and visible radiation-induced damage. British Association of Dermatologists. 2005 Feb;21(1):15-22.
  2. Katiyar SK, Elmets CA. Green tea polyphenolic antioxidants and skin photoprotection. University of Alabama, Birmingham.  (Review). Int J Oncol. 2001 Jun;18(6):1307-13.
  3. Lu YP, Lou YR, Xie JG, et al. Topical applications of caffeine or (-)-epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG) inhibit carcinogenesis and selectively increase apoptosis. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA. 2002 Sep 17;99(19):12455-60.
  4. Chung JH, Han JH, Hwang EJ, et al. Dual mechanisms of green tea extract (EGCG)-induced cell survival in human epidermal keratinocytes. FASEB J. 2003 Oct;17(13):1913-5.


More On Green Tea Extract: Research and Uses
        Green Tea Benefits: Fighting Cancer, Preventing Cancer, Lowering Cholesterol, Preventing Heart Disease, Aiding in Weight Loss, Metabolism, Fat Oxidation, Boosting Oral Hygiene.

Green Tea Research:

Metabolism and Fat Burning: The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition conducted a study in which it was found that green tea extract significantly increased energy expenditure (a measure of metabolism), and fat oxidation. The researchers felt that this study had wonderful implications for weight control. The study indicated a nearly 40% increase in daytime thermogenesis. In other words, dieters would burn 40% more fat during the day with Green Tea Extract. Is it possible that this is one of the reasons for lower obesity levels in areas of the world where more green tea is consumed?

Cancer Prevention: The American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) conference in Phoenix recently produced some startling news on the cancer prevention and treatment front. And it wasn't about new cancer drugs. It was about common green tea. Four scientific studies presented at the conference showed that green tea has the ability to prevent gene damage associated with the onset of cancer, and to retard the growth of cancer cells once the cancer has started. Researchers agreed that 2 to 4 cups of green tea per day showed significant effects against lung, prostate, liver and esophageal cancer, among others, and could prevent cell damage caused by cigarette smoke. In addition, green tea has been shown to lower cholesterol, prevent heart disease, aid in weight loss and help with oral hygiene.

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More Greenbush Alcohol-free Liquid Extracts:

Avena Sativa- Wild Oats... Sexual stimulation (men and women), impotence, premature ejaculation, nervous system tonic.

Bilberry... Vision health, circulation, macular degeneration, night vision, cataracts, diabetic retinopathy, varicose veins.

Black Cohosh... Menopausal symptoms, hot flashes, night sweats, PMS, anti-inflammatory, fever, bronchitis, kidney health.

Damiana... Restore energy and libido, stimulate the intestinal tract and brings oxygen to the genital area. Sexual tonic for men and women.

Dong-quai... The ultimate women''s herb in Chinese herbal medicine, used for PMS, menopause, menstrual cramps, sexual desire, liver health, sciatica, shingles.

Desire for Women Formula... Proprietary blend of Damiana, Dong-quai, Fenugreek, Fennel, Avena Sativa, Ginkgo biloba and Muira puama.

Enhancement Blend Extract... Pure liquid blend of fenugreek, wild yam and saw palmetto.

Female Hormone Balance... For PMS and menopausal discomforts, menstrual cycle difficulties, reproductive health and vitality.

Fennel... Breast enhancement and health, breast milk, sexual desire, PMS, amenhorrea, angina, asthma, heartburn, high blood pressure.

Fenugreek... Breast enhancement and health, breast milk, sexual desire, PMS, blood sugar, anti-oxidants, menopause, diabetes.

Ginger root... General health and energy, anti-viral, motion sickness, vertigo, nausea, indigestion, headaches, cancer prevention.

Ginkgo Biloba... Sexual function in men and women, circulation. Mental function, eyesight, impotence, vertigo, male enhancement.

Green Tea Power Extract...Fighting Cancer, Preventing Cancer, Lowering Cholesterol, Preventing Heart Disease, Aiding in Weight Loss, Metabolism, Fat Oxidation, Boosting Oral Hygiene.

Male Enlargement Power Formula... Proprietary blend of Ginkgo Biloba, Yohimbe, Muira Puama, Wild Oats, Saw Palmetto. Free "Male Enlargement Exercise Instructions" included.

Male Vitality Formula... Proprietary blend of Wild Oats, Damiana, Ginkgo Biloba, Saw Palmetto and Muira Puama Extracts.

Muira Puama... Sexual stimulation (men and women), sexual hormone production, erectile function, "The Viagra of the Amazon".

Saw Palmetto... Breast health and enhancement, prostate health, sexual health and stimulation, vitality, muscle tone.

Wild Yam... Breast health and enhancement, reproductive health PMS, menopause, gall bladder, muscle spasms, inflammation.

Yerba Mate... Energy boost, mental alertness, metabolism boost, appetite supressant, weight loss, general health, disease prevention.

Yohimbe... Sexual enhancement and stimulation, impotence, sexual desire in women, sexual stamina, athletic ability.

We hope that you will take advantage of the information in our newsletter. And pass this along to a friend. Thank you for your time and best wishes for healthy living!

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July 08 Newsletter and Coupon Code