Support a Healthy Response to Stress and Anxiety
With the presence of Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera), this elixir has supportive qualities for your nervous system and your ability to navigate through any daily life stressors.
Herbs to Support a Healthy Inflammatory Response System
Turmeric root contain a medicinal component called curcuminoids. Scientific research on curcuminoids shows its ability to help the body reduce inflammation levels. Research also shows that black pepper aids in the absorption of turmeric's medicinal properties.
Warming and Stimulating
This elixir is blended with chai spices that bring warmth to the physical body and stimulate digestion and circulation. Ginger and licorice root are especially supportive to healthy digestion.
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Licorice Root (Glycyrrhiza glabra): Licorice root is known to have wide spread therapeutic effects and has been used since ancient times. It is considered an anti-inflammatory, and contains anti-oxidative, anti-allergenic, and anti-microbial properties. Licorice is commonly used to support oral health, and treat liver and gastrointestinal disease.
Ashwagandha Root (Withania somnifera): Ashwagandha root is an adaptogen that grows native to Asia and Africa. It is known as Indian Ginseng, and is taken to help support one's ability to adapt to stress and anxiety, as well as combat chronic fatigue due to stress. Ashwagandha root may also combat against neurodegenerative diseases, as studies have shown that it can slow, stop, and possibly reverse nerve cell damage.
Cinnamon (Cinnamomum verum): Cinnamon is a common culinary spice that has been used since 2800 BC for purposes such as anointment, embalming, and other ailments. Recent studies have shown that it may lower blood sugar levels, as well as cholesterol in people with diabetes. It has beneficial effects on overall brain and blood health, and is commonly taken to ease an upset stomach. It is known to be an antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, anti-carcinogenic, as well as anti-microbial.
Green Rooibos (Aspalathus linearis): Rooibos tea is known as red bush tea and is caffeine free. It is grown in South Africa and has been used for tea since the 1700s. Rooibos contains antioxidants, polyphenols and other chemical compounds that may help to reduce inflammation, as well as promote weight loss.
Nutmeg (Myristica fragrans): Nutmeg may help protect against the signs of aging and serious conditions such as cancer, heart disease and liver disease as it is a rich source of antioxidants and is considered a powerful anti-inflammatory. Nutmeg is also commonly used to support dental health and overall oral hygiene.
Cardamom (Elettaria cardamomum): Cardamom is a traditional spice that has both anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory properties. It is a great source of vitamin C, riboflavin, niacin, magnesium, and potassium. Cardamom also may support healthy blood pressure levels.
Ginger Root (Zingiber officinale): Ginger root is commonly taken to ease an upset stomach, and support digestion. It is an antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and contains anti-carcinogenic properties.
Black Pepper (Piper nigrum): Black pepper is rich in antioxidants and is considered an anti-inflammatory. Piperine is the main active compound in black pepper. Studies have shown that piperine may support healthy blood sugar and cholesterol levels. Research has also shown that black pepper increases the bioavailability of curcumin, the active anti-inflammatory component that is in turmeric.
Maca Root (Lepidium meyenii): Maca root is cultivated from the Andes Mountains and has been used medicinally for at least 3,000 years. It is known to support healthy energy levels, combating chronic fatigue. It also supports balanced hormones, overall libido, and is rich in antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals.
Clove (Syzygium aromaticum): Cloves are rich in antioxidants and anti-microbial properties. They may support healthy blood sugar levels, improve liver health, as well as may help to protect against cancer.
Turmeric Root (Curcuma longa): The main active medicinal component in turmeric root is curcumin, which is known to be a powerful anti-inflammatory and antioxidant. Thus, turmeric root is commonly supplemented to combat arthritis and support joint health. Turmeric root may also help improve cognitive function, specifically memory and attention.