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  • There’s no two ways around it: these are very stressful times for the world at large. Even if your health is in check, the sheer amount of economic and societal uncertainty is enough to fuel many restless nights.

  • 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.

  • Kanna is the common name for sceletium tortuosum, a plant native to South Africa. Natively this plant has been known to be de-stressing, or at least help deal with situations of high stress.

  • Case studies on humans have also been reported. In one case 50 mg of Sceletium caused significant decreases in anxiety and improvements in mood and in another case the same does lifted mood and improved sociability. Sceletium plants produce a range of alkaloids that may explain their pharmacological activity. Sceletium tortuosum has been shown to contain a number of alkaloids including mesembrine, mesembrenine and mesembrine.

  • Like other chronic and seemingly intractable illnesses, the incidence of depression is reaching epidemic levels. In fact, according to the World Health Organization, depression is the leading cause of disability worldwide, and an estimated 350 million people of all ages suffer from depression.

  • Fights anxiety and depression. promotes feelings of calm and focus, May relieve pain, Suppresses hunger, Extremely safe at all tested doses and no apparent risk of addiction.

  • Sceletium is one of the most usable herbs for mental and emotional wellness. It has wide and profoundly efficacious application in many areas, and is a unique botanical treasure. Growing only in a small arid region of South Africa, this tiny succulent ground-cover has been used and revered by the San (Bushmen) and Khoikhoi (Hottentot) people for longer than history records.

  • Do you always feel tired, stressed out, or anxious from the hustle and bustle of everyday life? Overbearing boss at work have you sweating at your company meetings?

  • Among the many thousands of plants used medicinally around the world, about a hundred or so are mind and mood-modifying. Now, a plant from South Africa has made its way to North America, and it too promises significant mind enhancing effects.