Mountain ants (Polyrhachis vicina Roger)
Nowadays, many research centers began to successfully use ant agents to treat rheumatic arthritis. It was also found that ant agents are effective in patients with certain chronic diseases such as hepatitis B and C, diabetes and others. In addition, ants are the most valuable commodity resource of traditional Chinese medicine that can stop a declining process in sexual activity, help to restore fertility and other functions, has a cosmetic effect, improves the condition of the skin, balances YIN and YANG in body organs and systems. This characterizes them as high class, natural health restoring product.
However, not all ant species have nutritional and therapeutic properties. According to scientific findings, currently in China only one ant species can be used for eating and therapeutic purposes, which is approved by Ministry of Health of the People's Republic of China certificate. These ants live in Canby Shan Mountains - Mountain ants Polyrhachis vicina Roger (Pv Roger).
There is from 40 to 55 percent of proteins in Mountain ants Polyrhatis vicina Roger, 14 kinds of necessary minerals, 19 kinds of amino acids (including the necessary amino acids - threonine, fenilamine, valine, isoleucine, leucine, lysine, methionine, tryptophan). Is rich in vitamins A, B1, B2, B12, C, D, E and others; there are inorganic salts such as calcium, iron, phosphorus, selenium and zinc, including a particular amount of zinc salts.
This unique nutritional value of raw material exceeds the wild mountain ginseng value (according to their proportions).
Medical Doctor and Professor of Oriental Medicine, Vilnius, Lithuania - ISBN 978-609-95273-3-8