One of nature’s most powerful neuro chemical natural medicines, Sceletium has been used for hundreds of years to enhance the mood and emotions in patients.
Sceletium—200 mg/capsuleHistorically Sceletium Tortuosum was chewed, smoked or used as snuff, producing euphoria and alertness which gently fade into relaxation The mood-elevating action of Sceletium is caused by a number of alkaloids including mesembrine, mesembrenol and tortuosumine. These alkaloids interact with the brain’s dopamine and serotonin receptors, also known as neurotransmitters, as a potent serotonin-uptake inhibitor. As a serotonin–uptake inhibitor, the brain is made proficient in reclaiming neurotransmitters from the neuron receptors to the originating nerves thus keeping more serotonin in circulation. Sceletium is known to have a balancing effect on other feel-good neurotransmitters like dopamine, norepinephrine, and on adrenaline. Thus, mesembrine allows the brain to function with reduced levels of serotonin, allowing time for natural levels to build up with coping mechanisms. Sceletium is non-addictive, non hallucinogenic, and no severe adverse effects have been documented
Avena Sativa—60 mg/capsuleAvena Sativa helps improve overall mental fitness and supports cognitive performance in stressful situations. Avena Sativa has been shown to positively affect the activity of brain enzymes closely related to mental health and cognitive function in-vitro. Additionally, pre-clinical and clinical studies have confirmed that Avena Sativa specifically interacts with brain structures and neurotransmitters implicated in cognition, memory and motivation. Avena Sativa boasts a dual activity profile on MAO-B and PDE 4 thus displayed in its ability to promote a strengthening and balancing effect on the brain and mind. This can be used as preventative or supportive measure. MAO B is known to be responsible for metabolizing dopamine. The levels of this neurotransmitter in the brain are essential for the regulation of mental and cognitive function. Inhibitors of MAO-B are employed for the treatment of neurodegenerative disorders such as Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s disease. The inhibition of MAO-B is associated with stimulative, mood enhancing and potentially neuroprotective properties. PDE 4, by contrast, is responsible for the degradation of the key second messenger CAMP (cyclic adenosinemono-phosphate). CAMP is involved in intra-cellular signal transduction, such as transferring the effects of neurotransmitters such as noradrenalin. PDE 4 inhibitors increase CAMP levels in the brain, acting as signal. Avena Sativa seeds are also rich in body building nutrients including silicon, manganese, zinc, calcium, phosphorus and Vitamins A, B1, B2 and E. Oat alkaloids are believed to account for a relaxing action. The beta-glucan found in oats may be helpful in lowering triglycerides.
How to use: Take 1 capsules in the morning, another at night or as directed by a health practitioner.
Do not use this product if you are taking any antidepressant medications such as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRI’s), tricyclic antidepressants or monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOI). Consult your physician prior to use, especially if you have any medical condition or are taking any medications. Keep out the reach of children. This is a food supplement and does not claim to cure a disease. Do not take if you are pregnant or breastfeeding without consulting your health practitioner first. Stop taking if any side effects occur.