SUPPLEMENTS

Turmeric

Turmeric owes its therapeutic properties to curcumin.

Turmeric helps combat inflammation, oxidation, digestive issues, heart disease and more. It also cuts down on beta-amyloid plaques and delays cerebral neuron degradation.

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Ashwagandha

Unlike some natural remedies, ashwagandha’s anti-anxiety portfolio is backed by science.

Ashwagandha reduces anxiety by lowering cortisol, the body’s so-called stress hormone.

Additional effects include

  • Improved cognition

  • Decreased inflammation

  • Reversed signs of aging

  • Enhanced sleep benefits

  • Increased sexual desire and more

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Moringa

The moringa tree has been nourishing brains for centuries in places like India and Pakistan. Lately, its powder form is popular with the masses.

It’s packed with antioxidants which combat inflammation and boost memory. Moringa also normalises the levels of the neurotransmitters serotonin, dopamine, and noradrenaline to optimise mental health

Beyond that, it’s just plain good for you. It dishes up three times more iron than spinach.

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Probiotics

A surge in research points to a physiological connection between our brains and intestine, referred to as the Gut-Brain axis.

We know the road to digestive health is paved with probiotics. Those tiny microorganisms set up shop in our bodies and maintain peace by warding off unhealthy inflammation. Lactobacillus rhamnosus in particular may help ward off anxiety too.

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