Unique Chemicals of Wasabi supports internal health.
For centuries the Japanese have known that Wasabi supports internal health.
Originally eaten with raw fish, it is believed that the Wasabi kept the fish fresher because of its’ natural anti-microbial and anti-fungal properties. Of course, when they used the Wasabi back then they didn’t know why it worked – they just knew it did. Because of this natural ability to kill the microbes and bacteria that causes stomach upset and worse, it is eaten almost daily and supports internal health in Japan.
Now in this century, the potent anti-inflammatory and detoxification capabilities of Wasabia japonica have been investigated and documented numerous times in independent studies. The scientists have concluded that the unique chemical makeup of Wasabia japonica, three (3) of which are unique chemicals not found in any other vegetable, is what makes Wasabia japonica so potent, and why Wasabi supports internal health so well.
These studies indicate that Wasabia japonica is extremely useful with its ability to be able support the internal health of people with no known ill effects – except for the famous nose rush, and sometimes a bloated feeling if eaten too quickly.
The most interesting thing to come out of these independent scientific studies is the fact that Wasabia japonica kills various kinds of Cancer cells.
With Wasabia japonica being one of the rarest herbs on Earth it is unlikely that very many people have ever tasted it or used in any fashion. You can buy tubes of “Wasabi” paste, or tins of “Wasabi” powder in the stores, but it is 99.99% likely that it only contains European (or American) Horseradish, some Chinese mustard and artificial green colouring with maybe a drop of Sorbitol thrown in for good measure.
The ironic thing here is that instead of the “Wasabi” killing Cancer cells as the true natural product does, it is more likely to give you cancer as most artificial colouring is cancer forming. This fake stuff certainly fails to support your internal health or even your overall health.
Wasabia japonica is a member of the Brassica (cabbage) family, which includes broccoli, cauliflower, cabbage, horseradish, kale, mustard and watercress, and it has been found that Wasabia japonica is 40 times more potent at supporting your health than any other vegetable.
The Brassica family has been well researched for its Chemoprotective and detoxification properties. There are lots of independent studies available that show the effectiveness of the way that Wasabi supports internal health.
Wasabia japonica is unique from others in the Brassica Family because of the unique chemical makeup that includes long chain methyl isothiocyanates (ITC’s). The ITC’s from Wasabi have been shown to increase Phase II detoxification enzyme activity significantly better than other members of the Brassica Family. This makes it especially effective in Liver Detox and Immune System Boosting formulations. These unique ITC’s have been studied for their Anti-Microbial, Anti-Inflammatory, Detoxification, and Chemoprotective properties. Researchers are excited about these relatively new findings and new research is continuing, especially into Wasabia japonica’s ability to kill Cancer cells without harming the patient in any way.
World Wasabi, the provider of 100% Pure Wasabi products, is able to bring this rare Asian herb to the Dietary Supplement Industry because of their agricultural growing expertise.
Wasabia japonica is a semi-aquatic plant, it is indigenous to the cool mountain stream areas of the northern islands of Japan. These Japanese growing areas have been badly affected by the Fukashima Nuclear Plant meltdown and most areas in the region are not harvestable due to radiation.
World Wasabi has been able to replicate these difficult natural growing conditions (without the radiation) through hydroponic growing conditions since 1990. They started in New Zealand and now have set up Wasabia japonica growing facilities in a number of areas from the Artic Circle to the South of New Zealand, including the Equator.
World Wasabi 100% Pure Wasabi Powder is sold under the Namida, Sawa and Sawasabi trademarks and is harvested at the peak of potency. The plant is grown under strict organic environmental controls in the worlds largest and most sophisticated Wasabia japonica growing facilities. During the processing of the fresh Wasabia japonica plant it is flash frozen and freeze dried to preserve the plants natural myrosinase activity, and overall potency.
World Wasabi 100% Pure Wasabi Powder is pure rhizome powder – no stem, leaf, excipients or preservatives to dilute the glucosinolate activity and supreme quality of the product.
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