Dragon Herbs is pleased to offer Polyrhachis Ant in capsule form, comprised half of ground, raw farmed Changbai Mountain Black Ant, and half Polyrhachis Ant extract (a 10:1 extract). The resulting product is extremely potent. Polyrhachis Ant is one of the adaptogenic superstars of Chinese tonic herbalism. Classically considered one of the “forever young foods” incorporated into daily diets, Polyrhachis Ant is widely consumed in modern Asia as a dietary supplement for its many known benefits. This Mountain Ant is famous for supporting many important life functions and for its replenishing tonic properties of restoring Qi, increasing vitality and nourishing the blood. Polyrhachis Ant is also one of the few truly powerful adaptogenic substances of the earth, helping the body to naturally adapt to change and common stress as efficiently as possible. Polyrhachis Ant is one of the tonic ‘herbs’ that gives quick Qi to the brain and body, while simultaneously restoring its original source, the Kidney Yin, creating its supertonic reputation for both Qi and Jing. Polyrhachis Ant is known to facilitate synthesis of DNA and RNA within the cell itself. A unique set of aldehyde compounds found in Polyrhachis Ant is believed to contribute to the Ant’s unparalleled physical strength, a species known to be able to lift over 100 times their own weight. This aldehyde provides the great tonic action for the human body.