The Herbal Pharmacist
A now famous Harvard study finds our minds negatively wander about 50 percent of the time, and the stress that results from this type of mind wandering can lead to digestive disorders, short-term memory loss, premature coronary heart disease, heart attacks and despair. At the same time, antidepressant usage has skyrocketed and doctors are now prescribing antidepressants for non-depression diagnosis such as anxiety, sleep and increased mental focus.
hunt and gather your entire tribe’s dinner in certain territories of South Africa? As early
as 1738, this particular herb derived from a medicinal, chewable plant was commonly
used by the San people to relieve pain, stave off hunger and enhance mood during long
Purchasing supplements with the Zembrin ingredient will also circle back to benefit the
indigenous tribes that discovered it through the South African San Council.
2. Arctic Root: Used for centuries to cope with the stressful life of cold
Siberian climate and increase physical endurance and resistance to high-altitude sickness,
the root of rhodiola rosa is frequently used today to increase energy, stamina, strength
and mental capacity to help the body adapt to and resist physical, chemical and
environmental stress. While rhodiola may not give you the immediate “chill out” effect,
it works behind-the-scenes to help your body adapt to stress and negate the negative
effects of the stress hormone, cortisol.
3. Tropical Flower: If your idea of “chilling out” involves a cocktail on a tropical
island than you can begin to understand the medicinal properties of passion flower.
There are more than 400 species of tropical passion flowers but most originate
throughout Central and South America and the Polynesian Islands
couple of cocktails, so be extra cautions if mixing it with alcohol consumption
David Foreman, The Herbal Pharmacist with many interesting ideas and support for stinkin’ thinkin’