Where does Biohacking come from? Silicon valley entrepreneurs didn't invent it in the last decade. Its actually thousands of years old and many of the coolest "new" ideas are in fact very old and based on East Asian methods of nourishing life (Yang sheng). We go strait to the source by looking at the life of Pengzu, the Grandfather of biohacking to see what he and his contemporaries can teach us about living a wonderful life.
Eucommia ulmoides known in Chinese as Du Zhong 杜仲. It is a powerful herb said to help with back pain and is even used to guide the effects of other herbs directly to the lower back. To find out more we traveled to Sichuan province to see it growing wild. Join us as we explore the traditional folktales and pharmacology of this powerful plant.
Want to beat jet lag, side step culture shock, and travel effortlessly? After ten years and over twenty flights I got it down to an art.