This plant has been used by hunter-gatherers and shepherds as a mood enhancing substance for millennia, and is far more effective and rapid-acting than the well-know European plant Hypericum (St Johns Wort).
- Low mood, winter-blues, mood swings
- Anxiety, stress, nervous tension
- Hot flushes and irritability in menopause
- Alcoholic rehabilitation support
- Irritability in smoking-cessation
- Supports libido
Chemistry and Pharmacology:
The active constituents of the plant are mesembrine-alkaloids along with the closely related compounds of mesembrenone, mesembrenol and tortuosamine, which have been demonstrated by the National Institute of Mental Health (USA) to act positively on serotonin, nor-adrenaline, nicotine and dopamine receptor-sites in the brain.
One tablet daily with breakfast, to one tablet twice a day, unless otherwise directed.
Contra-Indications & Cautions:
Do not use with psychiatric medication or alcohol.
Do not use during pregnancy or while breast feeding.
Store below 25OC in a dry place.
Protect from light.
Keep out of reach of children
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