Calm is a bio-fermented elixir, packed full of antioxidant-rich goji berries and stress-modulating ashwagandha, rhodiola, passionflower and lemon balm.
Swapping your favourite tipple for a delicious glass of Calm restores wellbeing, replacing ‘fight or flight’ with a calming ‘rest and digest’ response. Calm contains prebiotics, probiotics and postbiotics. Your gut will thank you.
Goji berries contain high levels of antioxidants, which include lycopene and lutein. It also contains high levels of polysaccharides and as much Vitamin C as fresh lemons and oranges.
Goji berries are rich in copper, iron, selenium and zinc. In addition, they provide 11 essential amino acids.
Goji berries may boost energy levels, may help boost immune function, may help prevent glycation and therefore slow down the ageing process.
Also known by other names such as Passiflora Incarnata, Apricot Vine, Water Lemon and Wild Passion Flower. It is a climbing vine that is native to the US, Central and South America. It is said to have a calming effect and has been used to manage stress, aid sleep and may calm anxiety and manage hot flushes in menopausal women.
Also known as Melissa Officinalis, Balm Mint, Sweet Balm, Sweet Mary and Honey Plant. It is a lemon-scented herb from the mint family. It is native to Europe, North Africa and West Asia, but is grown the world over. Lemon Balm has traditionally been used to improve mood, anxiety, stress and ease digestive issues. It may have a calming and sedative effect.
Also known as Artic Root, Golden Root, Rose Root, King’s Crown. Rhodiola is often used as an “adaptogen”, to help the body adapt to and resist physical, chemical, and environmental stress. It may help anxiety, stress.
Also known by other names such as Ashwagandha, Ayurvedic Ginseng, Indian Ginseng, Winter Cherry. It is a small evergreen shrub with yellow flowers that grows in India, the Middle East, and parts of Africa. The root and berry are used for medicinal purposes. Withania Somnifera is classified as an adaptogen, meaning that it is often used to help the body adapt to many conditions including stress and anxiety. These health benefits are due to the high concentrations of withanolides, which may reduce inflammation.
Also known by names such as turmeric root, Indian saffron, rhizome curcumae longa, curcuminoids
It is yellow-orange in colour, and is a member of the ginger family and grows in tropical Asian countries and in India. It is used extensively in foods as well as medicinally. Curcumin inhibits an anti-inflammatory action. It is used for gastrointestinal problems, inflammatory conditions, even for hot flushes, night sweats and mood swings.
Refers to several different varieties of the sambucus tree. Sambucus nigra is the most common type also known as the European elderberry. Although native to Europe, it is widely grown in many other parts of the world as well. Elderberries have been used for their health-boosting properties for many years.
The dark purple berries are high in flavonoids(anthocyanins) which give them antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. They help protect healthy cells from free radical damage. They are also rich in Vitamin A, Vitamin C and are an excellent source of fibre. Elderberries have been used for centuries as a remedy for cold and flu.
Is a tropical sweet fruit of the Carica papaya plant, native to Mexico and the Caribbean. It is also known as paw paw and is a rich source of minerals thiamine, potassium, niacin, zinc and iron. Also, antioxidants include vitamins C and A, carotenoids that neutralise free radicals, and the papaya enzyme papain that aids digestion.
The process of fermenting papaya promotes the growth of beneficial gut bacteria.
Do not use licorice if you are taking warfarin or blood thinners, oestrogen medication, medication to address potassium levels or medication for kidney or liver disease, check with your health care provider before using licorice.
Licorice root has been shown to interact with several medications, including
blood pressure medications
cholesterol lowering medications, including statins
nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs)
Individuals with high blood pressure, congestive heart failure, kidney disease, or low potassium levels are encouraged to avoid glycyrrhizin-containing licorice products altogether.
Pregnant and breastfeeding women, and those with kidney disease, heart disease, or high blood pressure should avoid licorice products.
People with any of these concerns or taking any of these medications should avoid licorice root products unless their healthcare provider instructs otherwise.