Made with love and thoughtfulness, this 'brainy' little tea blend is here to helps support cognition, clarity and concentration. A perfect herbal pick-me-up when you have been studying hard or working long hours.
Ginkgo biloba - one of the oldest living plants on the planet, Gingko has been revered in TCM for its medicinal benefits. Modern research has supported the use of this amazing herb for improving concentration and sharpening memory. Its contains flavonoids and terpenoids, which are antioxidant. Gingko has also been studied for its use in dementia, cognitive impairment, heart disease, depression, anxiety and sexual dysfunction.
Siberian Ginseng - a member of the ginseng family of adaptogenic herbs. This plant has been used for thousands of years as a tonic for fatigue and debility, difficulty concentrating and performing day to day tasks. Its great for improving immunity and energy levels. It is a valued herb during convalescence and recovery.
Skullcap - Scutellaria lateriflora is a herb from North America and has been widely used in nerve tonic, relaxant formulas. It may be helpful to relieve anxiety, hysteria, nervous tension and exhaustion. It is useful to quieten repetitive negative thoughts that can inhibit a good sleep or disrupt everyday life.
Green Tea - a TCM favourite, Camellia sinensis or green tea boosts cognitive function, supports the ability to focus, can show improvements in mood, and enhanced memory. Large studies in humans have demonstrated that green tea and its extracts are capable of guarding against age-related brain dysfunction, decline and risk of dementia.
Brahmi - Bacopa monnieri has been used for centuries in Ayurvedic medicine to improve cognitive function and performance. Considered a nootropic, bacopa benefits the physical function of the brain and nervous system, while also promoting mental clarity, awareness, and emotional balance. It contains saponin compounds such as bacosides and bacopasides which enhance cognition, learning, and memory. Its also a valuable herb during times of stress and insomnia.
Dose - take 1 teaspoon of dried herb, add a cup of boiling water and brew for 5 minutes. Drink 2 to 3 times per day. Add a dash of honey if desired.
Please consult your medical care provider before using any herbal medicine, particularly if you have a sensitivity or allergy to an herb, a known medical condition, are taking medication or if you are pregnant or nursing.
* IF TAKING MEDICATIONS, OR IF SYMPTOMS PERSIST CONSULT WITH YOUR HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONAL.