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What is an adaptogen?

An adaptogen is a natural substance (herb, mushroom, or root) that helps the body adapt and build a resistance to various forms of stress (emotional, physical, and environmental). In order for a substance to be classified as an ‘adaptogen’ three qualifications must be met. These botanical treasures must be safe and non-toxic, produce a non-specific response in the body thereby enhancing resistance to stress, and have a normalizing impact on the body returning the stressed physiological state to a normalized state.

 

What is a nervine?

Nervines or nerve tonics are herbs that support and have a beneficial effect on the nervous system in some way. They have great synergy in complementing and supporting adaptogens.

 

What is MCT oil?

MTC oil is a dietary supplement made up of a type of fat referred to as “medium chain triglycerides”, derived from coconuts. MCT molecules are smaller than other commonly digested fats, therefore they are easier to digest and suggested to be a quick energy source. Research suggests that MCT oil may help improve energy and endurance during a workout and may decrease lactate buildup in athletes.  It is also commonly referred to as brain fuel due to the body’s ability to easily break down MCTs as energy for brain cells passing the blood brain barrier.

 

What is Ayurvedic Medicine?

Ayurveda or Ayurvedic Medicine is an alternative medicine system with historical roots in the Indian subcontinent. It is a healthy lifestyle system that emphasizes good health, prevention/treatment of illness through lifestyle practices, and the use of herbal remedies.

 

What is a Tincture?

A tincture is an herbal extract that is taken orally. They are made my macerating dried or fresh herbs in a carrier (oil, water, alcohol) in order to draw out the active constituents of the herb into the liquid.   

 

What are Nootropics?

Nootropics are drugs, supplements, and herbal substances that may enhance cognitive function, particularly executive functions. Particularly they are known to affect memory, creativity, and/or motivation in healthy individuals.

 

Are your products Vegan?

All our products are Vegan and Keto friendly!

 

What is Holy Basil (Tulsi)?

A stabilizing adaptogen that helps to balance your mood and energy. This herb is widely used to help manage stress and is also useful for anxiety induced high blood pressure. In India it is associated with joy and balance and believed to harmonize the chakras. 

 

What is Ashwagandha?

Ashwagandha is another great adaptogen for nervous exhaustion, particularly when it is the result of long-term emotional stress It has the unique quality of strengthening without stimulating. It can be taken at night in order to calm the mind for sleep while simultaneously nourishing the endocrine system and boosting immunity.

 

What is Eleuthero (Siberian Ginseng)?

It is believed that this herb helps balance hormones in the endocrine system to build immunity, maximize stamina and increase energy levels. Studies have also shown that this herb can increase oxygen uptake and increase aerobic performance.