Sceletium tortuosum (Kanna)

Kanna (Sceletium tortuosum) is a plant that’s been used in South Africa for hundreds of years. It contains substances (e.g. Mesembrine and Mesembrenone) which offer depressant and anxiolytic effects. The drug also seems to enhance the effects of cannabis, particularly its euphoria.

Sceletium tortuosum (Kanna)2020-07-06T11:01:52-04:00

Kanna Plant Review: Benefits, Uses, Dosages and Where to Buy

Also known as, “Sceletium Tortuosum“ in botany, Kanna is one of the most commonly used traditional herbs that work wonders for mind-alteration. Its impact on the evolution of human consciousness is profound. Since it is naturally available, consumers conveniently enjoy its mood boosting and anxiety-reducing effects.

Kanna Plant Review: Benefits, Uses, Dosages and Where to Buy2020-07-02T16:29:24-04:00

Sceletium Tortuosum (Kanna) Overview: History, Benefits, Effects & More

Conveniently enough, some of the most notorious stress relief ingredients are derived from all-natural herbs and other plants which are known to have minimal (if any) side effects. One of the most underrated of these herbs is known as Sceletium tortuosum, or simply Kanna. Let’s take a look at what this ingredient can bring to the table for those coping with stress.

Sceletium Tortuosum (Kanna) Overview: History, Benefits, Effects & More2020-06-29T17:04:27-04:00

Sceletium tortuosum as an antidepressant

There are few studies of effects of Sceletium tortuosum in human subjects. In an interesting fMRI study, acute administration of 25 mg of Zembrin, a proprietary preparation of Sceletium tortuosum, attenuated reactivity to fearful faces in the amygdala. Follow-up connectivity analysis on the emotion-matching task further showed that amygdala-hypothalamus coupling was also reduced. Those results were interpreted as reflecting an anxiolytic dampening of activity in threat circuitry of the human brain

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What is Kanna (Sceletium Tortuosum)

El mundo que nos rodea está tan agitado como el infierno. Este caos viene en muchas formas; social, profesional, lo que consumes, la lista es interminable! Afortunadamente, hay un montón de grandes mentes buscando formas de lidiar con este estrés. Una de las cosas con las que nos hemos tropezado y que está empezando a tener más prevalencia es algo llamado Kanna.

What is Kanna (Sceletium Tortuosum)2020-06-19T16:50:28-04:00

Kanna (Sceletium tortuosum) as a Treatment for Stress and Depression

Kanna (Sceletium tortuosum) is a succulent plant native to South Africa. Kanna is also often referred to as channa. A medicine made from kanna called Zembrin is also available. Kanna is used in traditional medicine as a treatment for both stress and depression, which suggests that it contains phytochemicals that affect the central nervous system. A fermented form of kanna called kougoed is also produced and used medicinally for this reason.

Kanna (Sceletium tortuosum) as a Treatment for Stress and Depression2020-06-18T13:16:58-04:00
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