Moonlit Slumber is a premier formulation for a deep nights sleep, composed of several herbs hand selected for their ability to quiet the mind & body, promoting a restful nights sleep. This formula relaxes the body, calms the mind, quells the spirit, & soothes the soul.
Holy basil (Rama),
Happiness tree bark,
Milky oat tops
Recommended 3-4 teaspoons of powder taken orally or mixed with a glass of warm water before bed. Works extremely well in combination with Melatonin, Kava, & Valerian root oil for sleep, whilst working in unison with Easy Journey & Serenity Grove herbal teas for anxiety & stress.
Valerian root is calmative and tranquilizer, used from Europe to Eastern Asia as a sleep aid and anxiety reducer. valerian works through the GABA receptors in multiple pathways & almost all sedative herbs are complimentary with Valerian. Valerian is the go to herb for calming the central nervous system and only Kava can compete in strength.
Skullcap is a well known herbal sedative belonging to the Lamiaceae, or Mint family of plants. Skullcap has traditionally been used to relieve muscle cramps, ease one into sleep, and to reduce anxiety. Skullcap has a synergistic effect with GABAnergics, effectively reducing worries and fears, helping the mind relax and allowing one to focus on what is really important.
Magnolia bark is the premier herb in the Traditional Chinese system of Medicine for reducing stress & anxiety while promoting the activities of the parasympathetic (rest & digest) nervous system. Magnolia has been shown to behave as a positive allosteric modulator of the benzodiazapine site which reduces the amount of GABA needed to activate the GABA(A) receptor. Magnolia also increases the expression of the alpha GABA receptors & has barbituate type effects. Outside of the potent GABAnergic effects, Magnolia may reduce the secretion of adrenaline from the adrenal glands, antagonize NMDA receptors thus reducing seizure threshold, & enhance cholinergic neurotransmission, specifically of the muscarinic subtype, thus strengthening the parasympathetic nervous system.
Chamomile flowers are an integral part of the blend, traditionally used to induce sleep at nighttime by relaxing the mind & body. Chamomile contains anti-inflammatory compounds that contribute to it's comfortable profile of effects.
Lemon balm is a citrus scented botanical that is traditional used as a mental tonic, lifting the spirit and abolishing melancholy. Modern research shows this sweet tasting leaf influences GABA levels by way of metabolism inhibition, allowing for GABA levels to steadily climb.
Holy Basil is one of the most highly revered herbs in India and Ayurveda, a true adaptogen, balancing the physical workings of the body in a health promoting manner while reducing stress and healing the temple that is our body. Holy basil reduces cortisol and is a vital ally for stress sensitive individuals.
Bacopa monneiri, otherwise known as the legendary Brahmi, is a sacred Ayurvedic herb that promotes a thoughtful state of mind while relaxing and protecting the body. Brahmi is the foremost tonic for the nervous system and general cognition. Brahmi when taken over the long term can reverse deficits in the serotonin system caused by anti-depressant or illicit drug use.
Happiness tree bark is one of the finest herbs for relaxation, stress reduction, or social occasions. Happiness Tree, also called Albizia has activity at both the GABA(a) & 5ht1a receptors, eliciting a calming, social bonding, & mood improving effect.
Hops is a well known sedative & psychotropic plant relative of Cannabis sativa, another sedative much enjoyed as an inebriant & pacifying agent to many cultures of the world. While Hops is traditionally brewed into beer, it has a much longer history of use as a sedative in the form of tea, to which it provides a similar effect to beer, minus the intoxication brought about by alcohol.
Milky oat tops are an age old remedy for anxiety, insomnia, and general edginess. While oats are a known and popular staple food, they also contain therapeutic actives that are abundant in this specific part of the plant, being used for centuries as a nerve tonic, a nutritive, & a sedative. Oat tops many different nutrients and vital elements for the body, and has been used in Traditional Chinese Medicine to help the body deal with emotional stress.
Nigella sativa has been cited in numerous ancient texts as "the seed with 1000 medicinal uses", Nigella sativa aka the Black seed, has been used as a cure-all panacea, pain-reliever, anti-allergenic, & food additive. Nigella sativa contains active opioid agonists as well as compounds that inhibit the metabolism of endorphins & enkephalins; the bodies natural pain-killers.
Lavender is a well known medicinal herb & spice, producing a distinctive smell & flavor. Lavender is very proficient at improving the mood & reducing anxiety, and is effective at settling the stomach, as a circulatory tonic, & as a general purpose nervine sedative.
Rose petals are included in this blend for their calming & uplifting effect, eliciting feelings of elation even just from the smell. Roses have a long history as a medicinal & cherished plant, signifying peace, love, & happiness.
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