LAVENDER. Lavandula angustifolia. Plant Family: Lamiaceae. Perhaps the most popular herb on the planet for creating a sense of peace. ✌ Acts on the part of the brain (the amygdala) that regulates emotions and memory.
OAT SEED. Avena sativa L. Plant Family: Poaceae. Oat is a highly nutritious plant and one that herbalists like to refer to as a food for the nervous system. It contains important vitamins and minerals, and is considered gentle, restorative, and an herb for the chronically tired types. 🌾
SKULLCAP. Scutellaria laterifolia L. Plant Family: Lamiaceae. Skullcap is a nervine - that is, an herb used to treat the nervous system. It’s known for promoting emotional well-being and relaxation during times of occasional distress. Active compounds in skullcap bind to the same receptor sites in our brains as common anxiety medications. 🏳️
ASHWAGANDHA. Withania somnifera (L.) Dunal. Plant Family: Solanaceae. Ashwagandha is a world famous and historically renowned plant for its adaptogenic and stress management properties! Specifically, it may lower cortisol levels. Or, as one of our fan says, “It keeps a lid on my freak-outs.” ☯