L-Tyrosine is used to treat conditions including depression or
mood disorder, poor coping ability, fatigue, low sex drive, low metabolism,
and drug abuse. It can also improve endurance under stress and is effective
as an appetite suppressant. Proven useful in the control of anxiety or
depression, Tyrosine is known as the "antidepressant" amino
acid. When taken properly, L-Tyrosine can assist a sluggish thyroid and
aid the dieter in losing excess, unwanted pounds. L-Tyrosine has been
found to assist in optimizing thyroid hormone levels, increased mood,
concentration, and productivity.
Herb-of-Grace (Bacopa monnieri)
It is used in Ayurveda for the treatment of anxiety, depression, insanity
and epilepsy. Bacopa Monnieri is a potent nerve tonic, Cardiotonic, Aperient
and Diuretic. In Indian medicine, Bacopa monnieri is commonly used as
a brain or nerve tonic which helps regulate nervous and mental strain
& nervous break down. Taking Bacopa monnieri will also assist you
in feeling a greater sense of well being during periods of restlessness,
anxiety, insomnia, fatigue, cloudiness of thought & overactive mind.
Bacopa monnieri is also used to boost memory power intelligence, mental
health, enhances power of speech and imagination, and helps treat Epilepsy,
Hysteria & Aesthenia.
Passion Flower (Passiflora incarnate)
Passion flower has a tranquilizing effect, including mild sedative and
anti-anxiety effects. In studies conducted since the 1930's, its mode
of action has been found to be different than that of most sedative drugs
(sleeping pills), thus making it a non-addictive herb to promote relaxation.
The sedative effect of Passion flower has made it popular for treating
a variety of ailments, including nervousness and insomnia. Approved by
the German Commission E in the treatment of insomnia and nervousness.
It is used as a sedative in nervous disorders such as depression, anxiety
or restlessness and difficulties in sleeping.
DL-Phenylalanine contains both the essential amino acid L-phenylalanine
and D-phenylalanine. Studies have shown that L-phenylalanine can elevate
the mood, making DLPA a useful agent in combating depression and anxiety.
DLPA can also be used to treat chronic pain since it boosts the body's
natural pain-killing response. By replenishing norepinephrine in the brain,
mental energy levels are enhanced, thus some forms of depression and most
cases of anxiety are alleviated, and a feeling of satiety often occurs.
DL-phenylalanine has putative analgesic and antidepressant activities.
Gatrodine (Gastrodia elata)
Very effective in treating anxiety and restlessness (including insomnia),
this medicine has sedative and shock-resistant effects on the central
nervous system and also improves blood circulation and increase the blood
flow in the cerebral and coronary arteries. It has medicinal effects of
quick action and regulating nerves and strengthening the physique. Clinical
trials have found that Gastrodia elata has specific effects on the treatment
of such diseases as anxiety, headache, insomnia, high blood pressure,
coronary disease, angina pectoris, epilepsy, etc. with the average efficiency
above 91 % (China National Corporation of Traditional and Herbal Medicine).
While thermogenesis has typically been categorized as a key factor in
weight loss, Thermogenesis plays an integral role in our body's ability
to properly utilize the daily foods and nutrients we take in. It sets
in motion the mechanisms that lead to digestion and subsequent gastrointestinal
This enhancement may be explained as a means of increasing thermal energy
sufficient to "power up" mechanisms related to thermogenesis.
It is as if Bioperine activates a metabolic paddle wheel, of sorts, that
selectively provides a more efficient mode of nutrient transportation
into the blood. A recognized feature of the 6000-year-old practice of
Ayurveda is its preoccupation with the proper functioning of the digestive
tract, specifically the digestion and absorption of nutrients.
Vinpocetine is a periwinkle plant extract that improves brain function.
Vinpocetine was introduced into the clinical practice some twenty years
ago in Hungary for the treatment of cerebrovascular disorders and related
- Vinpocetine dilates the arteries of the brain but does not dilate
other blood vessels.
- Vinpocetine can prevent the occurrence of stroke, Alzheimer’s
Disease & menopausal symptoms.
- Vinpocetine improves circulation within the brain & improves memory
(Healthy subjects exhibited significant short-term memory improvement
1 hour after taking 40 mg of Vinpocetine (62%)).
- Vinpocetine can alleviate headaches and the actions of drugs that
- Vinpocetine increases the brain's turnover of Serotonin and Norepinephrine,
and also alleviates insomnia and several types of sleep disorders.