The innovation that is our Brain tea not only utilizes flavorful ingredients that are functional, but has the research to moot. Our quality control team worked intently to ensure that our sourcing of a functional tea that assists not only the brain, but the overall wellness of individuals that suffer from chronic burn-out. Our team benefits mental health as well as mental alertness, with combinations of ginkgo biloba, gotu kola, ginseng, and rooibos which synergize to a multi-faceted tea break. The tea sourcing of ingredients specifically placed emphasis on nootropics, with a comprehensive breakdown of each component in this tea.
Nootropics, while sharing some similarities with adaptogens, are really in a class of their own. While adaptogens help the body adapt to stress, nootropics help the mind to adapt. These occur in our power-blend of both herbal, and root-based ingredients. Our food scientist states:
“Ginkgo is renowned as one of the oldest living species and it is widely distributed in eastern Asia, especially China Japan and Korea. The tree is now also widely cultivated in Europe and North America. The seeds have been used as a food and in traditional Chinese medicine, as well as for the treatment of asthma, cough and enuresis for over 5,000 years. Today, Ginkgo is used mainly to enhance cognition, and to present or reduce memory deterioration during old age. The herb is also used for the relief of symptoms of Raynaud’s syndrome and tinnitus.
“Ginseng is used to improve thinking, concentration, memory, and physical endurance. It’s also used to assist with depression, anxiety naturally curative of chronic fatigue.
One study done at the Department of Neurology at the Clinical Research Institute in South Korea investigated the effectiveness of ginseng (as well as ginkgo biloba) on the cognitive performance of patients with Alzheimer’s disease. Ginseng is an adaptogenic herbs increase resistance and resilience to stress, enabling the body to adapt around the problem and avoid reaching collapse.
“Gotu Kola is a wholesome anti-oxidative properties to attenuate oxidative stress, a high anti-inflammatory potent, neuron regenerative ability, potential for neuron damage prevention, neurotoxicity inhibition effect, anti-anxiety and anti-depressive properties, inhibitory potential and ability to reduce accumulation of amyloid plaques. ”
We consider the amount of research, effort, and innovation put into this rooibos blend which is well-deserving of a calming cup of tea. To read more about rooibos health benefits, be sure to visit our website’s relevant pages for all the questions you may have regarding this tea.
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