Gynostemma is an adaptogen and antioxidant whose chemical makeup has properties similar to that of ginseng, which the plant resembles. The herb tea is valued for it’s antioxidant protection and cardiovascular benefits. It reduces stress, has a normalizing effect on blood pressure, and thins the blood. Daily use of the tea may even help increase the metabolism of fats, and may be used in successful weight loss programs along with diet changes. Daily use of the tea may not guarantee an immortal lifespan, but this tea is great for your heart. Remember, it’s beneficial for both high and low blood pressure. It is called Longevity Tea.