NATURAL HERBS, MUSHROOMS & ESSENTIAL OILS
Reishi Mushroom (ganoderma Lucidum)
Reishi mushroom is often referred to as the 'Mushroom of Immortality' & it has been used to support overall health & wellbeing for over 2,000 years.
Reishi mushroom has traditionally been used in Western Herbal Medicine to:
Support healthy immune system function. Promote healthy stress responses in the body. Improve sleep quality & balance one's overall spirit.
Rhodiola rosea, a perennial flowering plant from the Crassulaceae family, is a popular adaptogen that grows naturally in high altitude areas such as the Arctic and mountainous regions of Central Asia and Europe. Adaptogens are nontoxic agents that help the body resist physical, chemical, biological, and psychological stressors by normalizing their harmful effects. Rhodiola rosea extracts, in particular, are known for their ability to support the body's natural ability to achieve a state of physiological equilibrium and homeostasis during times of stress.
Historically, Rhodiola rosea was used by Vikings to increase endurance and physical strength, but modern research has expanded our understanding of its benefits. Clinical studies have shown that Rhodiola rosea extracts, can aid in stress and fatigue management, as well as building resilience. In addition, Rhodiola rosea extracts have been found to have antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and neuroprotective effects in animal and cellular models.
One of the key benefits of Rhodiola rosea is its ability to reduce stress and fatigue levels. Several studies have shown that taking Rhodiola rosea extracts can improve mental performance, reduce fatigue, and increase cognitive function. Additionally, Rhodiola rosea has been found to increase the production of neurotransmitters like serotonin and dopamine, which are responsible for regulating mood and reducing anxiety.
Another benefit of Rhodiola rosea is its potential to boost athletic performance. Studies have shown that Rhodiola rosea can increase endurance, reduce perceived exertion during exercise, and improve oxygen uptake. It's believed that Rhodiola rosea works by increasing the body's production of ATP, which is the primary source of energy for muscle cells.
Rhodiola rosea has also been found to have anti-inflammatory effects, making it a potential treatment option for conditions like arthritis and other inflammatory diseases.
ASHWAGANDHA (WITHANIA SOMNIFERA)
Ashwagandha is no doubt one of nature's superheroes & across generations, has been looked to for its powerful restorative & healing properties.
Ashwagandha is traditionally used in Ayuvedic medicine as a rejuvenative tonic to:
Improve body strength. Support memory & mental recall. Support healthy sexual function. Support male virility & assist with stress & recovery.
Passionflower is an exotic climbing vine often looked to in the world of herbal medicine for its calming effects on the body.
Passionflower is traditionally used in Western Herbal Medicine as a nervous system relaxant to:
Relieve nervous tension. Create an internal state most conducive to optimal sleep & help support & relieve mild nerve pain.
Rosemary (rosamarinus Officinalis)
Heralding from the shores of the Mediterranean sea, Rosemary has a significant antioxidant effect on the body.
Rosemary is traditionally used in Western Herbal Medicine to:
Decrease, reduce & relieve symptoms of indigestion & dyspepsia. Relieve digestive discomfort & decrease, reduce & relieve headache symptoms.
Not simply limited to its nutritional benefits, Orange Oil is traditionally used in Herbal Medicine as a form of aromatherapy helping to promote relaxation & reduce symptoms of anxiety & depression.
Much the same as Orange Oil, Lemon Peel Oil is traditionally used as a form of aroma therapy, primarily for its positive impacts on brain function, mood & overall positive state of being.
Lavender Flower is an evergreen plant that in addition to its pleasant scent, is used in Western Herbal Medicine for its ability to:
Relieve stress. Improve overall mood. Promote restful sleep. Reduce inflammation & ease irritability of digestive issues.
Cordyceps Mushroom (Cordyceps sinesis)
Cordyceps is a type of mushroom that has been used in traditional Chinese medicine for centuries. It is known for its unique appearance and its potential health benefits, which include:
- Improved athletic performance: Cordyceps has been shown to improve endurance and physical performance in athletes.
- Increased energy and vitality: Cordyceps contains compounds that can help to increase energy levels and improve overall vitality.
- Support for the immune system: Cordyceps has been shown to support the immune system and help the body fight off infection and disease.
- Reduced inflammation: Cordyceps has anti-inflammatory properties, which can help to reduce chronic inflammation and prevent a range of health problems.
- Improved respiratory function: Cordyceps has been shown to improve respiratory function, making it easier to breathe and reducing the symptoms of respiratory conditions like asthma and bronchitis.
Overall, cordyceps is a unique mushroom that has a range of potential health benefits. It is particularly known for its effects on athletic performance, energy levels, immune function, and respiratory health.
Alfalfa is a nutritive tonic.
It’s high in trace minerals, vitamins & as Alfalfa has very deep roots it brings up nutrients from deep in the soil, providing key nutrients for overall health & wellbeing.
One of the most notable health benefits of Rehmannia is its ability to support the immune system. It is thought to contain compounds that can help to stimulate the immune system, making it more effective at fighting off infections and diseases.
In addition to its immune-boosting effects, Rehmannia is also believed to have anti-inflammatory properties. Inflammation is the body's natural response to injury or infection, but chronic inflammation can lead to a range of health problems, including heart disease and certain types of cancer. By reducing inflammation, Rehmannia may be able to help protect against these conditions.
Rehmannia is also thought to have a positive effect on liver function. The liver is a vital organ that plays a key role in detoxifying the body, and Rehmannia is believed to help support its function. This can help to improve overall health and wellbeing.
Spirulina is a type of edible blue-green algae.
Like Chlorella, Spirulina is a nutrient dense super food that allows you to get efficient access to the nutrients you need to functional optimally.
Spirulina can help you maintain healthy weight & when taken long term, Spirulina can help detox mechanisms in the body & protect the body against oxidative stress.
TREMELLA MUSHROOM (TREMELLA FUCIFORMIS)
Tremella fuciformis, commonly known as snow fungus or white jelly mushroom, is a type of fungus that has been used in traditional Chinese medicine for centuries. More recently, it has gained attention for its potential health benefits, particularly its effects on the gut microbiome.
The gut microbiome is the collection of bacteria, fungi, and other microorganisms that live in the gastrointestinal tract. It plays a crucial role in maintaining our overall health and wellbeing, as these microorganisms help to digest food, produce vitamins, and support the immune system.
Studies have shown that Tremella fuciformis has a prebiotic effect, meaning it helps to stimulate the growth and activity of beneficial microorganisms in the gut. It has also been shown to have anti-inflammatory properties, which can help to reduce inflammation in the digestive tract and support a healthy gut.
In addition to its prebiotic and anti-inflammatory effects, Tremella fuciformis has also been shown to have antioxidant properties. Antioxidants are substances that can help to protect the body from damage caused by free radicals, which are unstable molecules that can harm cells and contribute to chronic diseases. By neutralizing these free radicals, antioxidants can help to support overall health and wellbeing.
In conclusion, Tremella fuciformis is a type of fungus that has been used in traditional Chinese medicine for its potential health benefits. It has been shown to have prebiotic, anti-inflammatory, and antioxidant effects, which can support a healthy gut microbiome and overall health.
ORGANIC JAPANESE MATCHA GREEN TEA
Japanese Matcha Green Tea is the highest quality green tea on the planet!
Matcha Green Tea is an antioxidant & when consumed regularly, it helps keep the oral cavity healthy & clean, controls gastrointestinal health & reduces gas.
It also helps support the vascular system & immune system particularly as we age.
Chlorella is a type of single-celled green algae that is known for its high nutrient content. It is a rich source of vitamins, minerals, and other beneficial compounds that can support overall health and wellbeing. Some of the potential health benefits of chlorella include:
- Improved digestion: Chlorella contains high levels of fiber, which can help to support healthy digestion and prevent constipation.
- Detoxification: Chlorella has been shown to help remove heavy metals and other toxins from the body, which can support overall health and wellbeing.
- Improved immune function: Chlorella contains high levels of vitamins and minerals that can support a healthy immune system.
- Reduced inflammation: Chlorella has been shown to have anti-inflammatory effects, which can help to reduce chronic inflammation and prevent a range of health problems.
- Cardiovascular health: Some studies have suggested that chlorella may help to support healthy cholesterol levels and improve cardiovascular health
SLIPPERY ELM BARK
Slippery Elm Bark is taken from a species of tree native to North America & has been used for centuries as a herbal remedy, most specifically in the treatment of wounds & gastrointestinal ailments.
Slippery Elm Bark is traditionally used in Western Herbal Medicine to support overall gut health & looked to as a key ingredient in the treatment of more severe stomach & intestinal issues.