The Flying Herb! Revered by Monks, Taoists and Herbalists for thousands of years!

Other common names-Tian Men Dong

Latin-Asparagus lucidus or Asparagus cochinchinensis

Parts used-Root

Constituents-Asparagine, Sugars, Mucilage, Polysaccharides and Minerals.

Properties- Yin tonic (Promotes and Strengthens cooling and moistness in the body), Nutritive(provides nutrients), Demulcent(Moistening effect), Expectorant (clears mucus from the airways), Diuretic(Promotes urination) and Oneirogenic(induces dreams).

Caution: Extremely safe and non-toxic it can be used daily. There are no contraindications or side effects when used properly.

Uses- Treatment for dryness in the lungs, increases fertility, relieves menstrual pain, chronic rheumatic complaints, eczema and is used as a potent dream herb.

Taoists claim that by consuming Wild Asparagus Root a person gains the ability to fly. This flying symbolizes the ability to rise above things that are mundane and is the freedom of Spirit that can be experienced when one has attained harmony. With prolonged use this herb makes the skin soft, supple and smooth. It gives buoyancy and lightness to the body. It allows one to stay open and helps cultivate deep spiritual happiness. It is said that with regular consumption of good wild asparagus root will open the heart center and bring one to a sense of peace and well being. It is a powerful but gentle tonic for the lungs and it helps to moisten dry lungs. Beautiful skin is a sure sign of pure blood and healthy lungs. It would be great for smokers, exposure to environmental toxins and for people with dry skin. It is also known for its dream enhancing effects. Many people report dreams in which they are flying or soaring through the sky and some people have increased lucid dream activity when using Wild Asparagus Root.

You can eat 1-2 teaspoons(About 1-2 inches of root). It is soft, sweet and slightly bitter. You can also simmer 1-2 teaspoons of herb in 2 cups of water for 10-15 minutes as a tea 1 half hour before bed for its dream enhancing qualities.

Written By Aaron Weis

If you are interested in this rare Chinese herb please visit my website for more information. I carry some of the finest Wild Asparagus I have ever seen! Get it while it’s still available!

Dream well, Live better

Aaron @DreamCatcherBotanicals

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Posted on July 8, 2015, in Dream Herbs. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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