- Chinese Name Qing Qian Liu 青钱柳
- Latin Name Cyclocarya paliurus
- Other Names Wheel Wingnut; sweet tea tree
- Used Part Leaves
- Specification Powdered Extract
Cyclocarya Paliurus Extract Powder
The Panda in Plant Kingdom
Cyclocarya paliurus (Qing Qian Liu, Wheel Wingnut), reputed as “The Third Tree” in the medical field after Willow and Taxus Chinensis, has long been renowned for its health benefits.
As a traditional Chinese folk medicine, Cyclocarya leaves have long been processed as tea for the treatment of metabolic disorders, including:
Cyclocarya is also called as “Panda in Plant Kingdom”. Which survived from Glacier and only be found in China. It is a genus of flowering plants in the family Juglandaceae, comprising a single species Cyclocarya paliurus, formerly treated in the genus Pterocarya as Pterocarya paliurus.
Packed Full of Nutrition
Recent scientific studies reveal that the tree’s young leaves contain a wealth of compounds such as
- Plant Protein
- Amino Acids
It also contains several trace elements such as Zinc, Selenium and Germanium, and have a broad range of therapeutic and nutritional values.
Where Does it Come From
The best-quality Cyclocarya leaves are found in the mist-wreathed mountains area of central part of China, especially those cloudy and foggy high-mountainous regions. It can grow up to 30 meters tall, where local people refer to the tea made from its leaves as a gift of health bequeathed to them by Avalokiteśvara.
Health Benifits of Cyclocarya Paliurus Extract
Cyclocarya Tea can be used as an adjuvant cure for patients with high blood pressure. Cyclocarya paliurus extract have the following health benefits:
Blood sugar regulation
The components of steroids, lactones and trace elements such as selenium, zinc, chromium, nickel, lithium, vanadium, magnesium and other elements in Cyclocarya paliurus can effectively inhibit the increase of blood sugar. Scientific studies have shown that Cyclocarya paliurus has a significant hypoglycemic effect, its mechanism is to restore the structure and function of pancreatic islet cells or increase peripheral tissue insulin receptors.
Lower blood pressure
Cyclocarya paliurus contains coumarin and flavone, with the good effect of lowering blood pressure, anticancer, antibacterial, diuretic and protection of vascular permeability, anti-inflammatory, anticoagulant, dilate coronary arteries and improve blood circulation, protect liver and gallbladder, lower cholesterol.
Research showed that triterpenoids have good hypolipidemic effect, and trace element selenium could effectively improve lipid metabolism. Cyclocarya paliurus contains polysaccharides components which can significantly reduced the levels of TC and LDL in hyperlipidemic animals studies (P <0.01).
Cyclocarya paliurus can promote the function of monocyte-macrophage cells, enhance cellular immunity. For frail, neurasthenia, menopausal syndrome, the effect of patients, mainly in the improvement of immune function and clinical symptoms. Such as increased diet, weight gain, mental improvement, decreased frequency of nocturnal enuresis, sleep better, better stomach and lower incidence of influenza and so on.
The trace elements selenium contained in Cyclocarya paliurus is an important component of glutathione peroxidase in red blood cells. It’s benefits for resisting oxidation, protecting cell membrane and cardiovascular. The combination of selenium and vitamin E is an important free radical scavenger. Studies have shown that organic germanium also has anti-lipid oxidation, flavonoid substances can regulate the body’s physiological function.
Cyclocarya is an ideal beauty slimming tea. It contains lipase which can promote the decomposition of fat and improve the activity of proteolytic enzymes to promote the digestion and decomposition of high-fat foods, thus to achieve the purpose of fundamental lipid-lowering diet.