We research the 5 natural ingredients intended to keep our mind's fast, fit and functional & also where to find them!
GABA (GAMMA AMINO BUTYRIC ACID)
GABA is a neurotransmitter that promotes sedative actions in brain tissue which is critical for relaxation.
It's known for its calming benefits such as; relieving anxiety and improving mood but, It is also used for promoting lean muscle growth, burning fat, stabilizing blood pressure, and relieving pain.
It also promotes feelings of happiness, which are always welcomed!
But where can you find it naturally? Cocoa.
Cocoa is rich in gamma-aminobutyric acid, Try adding some cocoa nibs to your next morning smoothie for a hit of happiness!
Research also suggests that cocoa polyphenols produce anti-anxiety effects by interacting with GABA receptors in the brain.
THE MUGWORT HERB
Mugwort has been dubbed the 'universal herb for protection and prophecy' throughout the ancient world.
This is one of those amazing ingredients that got us more than interested in the positive effects herbs can have on the mind.
An amazing side effect of this herb, that some Mugwort leaf placed under your pillow before bed will induce a state of colourful and lucid dreaming.
Where can you find it?
Mugwort is native in waste places, waysides and hedgerows. It is common throughout lowland Britain and is tolerant of a wide range of soil types and pH.If hunting for it is not your thing, you can always grow your own!
THE BLUE LOTUS FLOWER
The Blue Lotus Flower plant, a natural sedative, originate from along the Nile River, in Ancient Egypt.
For thousands of years it was used by the native egyption people as part of religious ceremonies in which they would use these sacred blue flowers to reach higher levels of consciousness.
The medicinal benefits of Blue Lotus range largely from the sedative properties of the plant. It can be used as a natural anti-anxiety remedy, a sleep aid and as a mild stress reliever.
Blue Lotus contains nuciferan (a natural anti-spasmodic) along with aporphine, which will give you feelings of calming euphoria.
Where can you find it?
Many sources online sell dried Blue Lotus Flowers which can be made into a potent tea to experience its effects.
Amazingly, In Central America it is still used to this day as a coffee substitute, Yes that's right, Mucuna Pruriens has been widely consumed as an part of daily life by indigenous peoples across the globe and they seem to know a thing or two about their herbal remedies!
Research suggests Mucuna pruriens also protects the brain by keeping cognitive and neural functions in check and even encouraging healthy neural activity.
There are many exciting supplements that we have come across that contain this tropical legume, so there is no reason not to get your hands on some and start getting that natural hit of dopamine!
As a precious metal, gold has been used for coinage, jewellery, arts, gold leafing and to gild places of worship.
Less widely known is the ancient practice, dating back to the Middle Ages, of consuming minute gold particles suspended in water for health benefits.
Many ancient cultures even consumed trace amounts of gold to achieve higher states of consciousness and spiritual awareness.
Gold, when downsized to nano particles, can enter the bloodstream and travel to the brain, calming the nerves, improving motivation and increasing focus.
Gold is an effective medicine for controlling some types of arthritis and related diseases. In some people it helps relieve joint pain and stiffness reduce swelling and bone damage and reduce the chance of joint deformity and disability.The easiest and safest way to ingest Gold is in the form of a Colloidal Gold.Just so happens that, Astral Gains are the leading supplier of premium Colloidal Gold.
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