The Ingredients

Ashwagandha is a popular supplement known for strengthening the immune system. It has been used for centuries to alleviate fatigue and improve general well-being. It has powerful antianxiety, antioxidant, and anti-inflammatory properties. It is also an adaptogen, which helps the body respond to stress.

Spirulina is considered a superfood because it is high in vitamins including A, C, E, and a range of Bs, as well as minerals, such as calcium, iron, magnesium, selenium, and zinc. Along with all these important nutrients, spirulina helps reduce anxiety because it contains omega-3 fatty acids and chlorophyll.

Turmeric and its active component, curcumin, have been well studied for their neuroprotective and anti-inflammatory effects. Curcumin modulates various neurotransmitter levels in the brain and has anxiolytic effects on biochemical and behavioral symptoms associated with anxiety.

Flax seed contains Alpha-linolenic acid (ALA), and is a vegan source of omega-3 fats which are the fats the brain thrives on. Research has shown that people who consume more omega-3s from foods or supplements may have a lower risk of developing anxiety, depression, and other problems with cognitive function.

Echinacea is a family of flowering plants in the daisy family. They’re native to North America and grow in prairies and near wooded areas. Echinacea plants contain a variety of active compounds, such as caffeic acid, alkamides, phenolic acids, romarinic acid, polyacetylenes and many more and studies have linked echinacea and their compounds to many health benefits, such as reduced inflammation, improved immunity and lower blood sugar levels.

Chlorella is a blue-green algae containing linoleic acid (omega-6 fatty acid), chlorophyll, and a lot of nutrients, including antioxidants, that help to repair DNA. One six-week study gave a chlorella supplement to people who smoked cigarettes. Participants who received the supplement experienced a 44 percent increase in blood levels of vitamin C, a 16 percent increase in levels of vitamin E, and a significant decrease in DNA damage.

Schisandra is a berry that is known as an adaptogenic that increases one’s resistance to disease and stress symptoms, while increasing energy and physical endurance.7 It counters stress by reducing the levels of stress hormones, such as cortisol, in the blood.

Ginkgo Biloba is a type of ginseng has been repeatedly evaluated for its ability to reduce anxiety, stress and other symptoms associated with Alzheimer's disease, and in many studies has shown to enhance cognitive functioning and stabilize mood.

Celery has become incredibly popular this year and is know for being a great source of important antioxidants, reducing inflammation, supporting digestion, rich in vitamins and minerals and has an alkalizing effect.

Bilberries are often called European blueberries and have been used for medicinal purposes since the Middle Ages. They are high in polyphenols and rich in antioxidants which helps to ease stress and anxiety. It has also been known to improve your insulin level, and assist with good gut health.

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