Articles & Guides — Anxiety and Depression

Ancient medicine for modern life’s problems: Ashwagandha

Posted by George Manning on

One of the most rigorously studied adaptogens, ashwagandha has been shown to alleviate stress, reduce fatigue, improve general wellbeing and have an anti-proliferative effect on cancer cells.

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DHA (Docosahexaenoic acid) - The substance of cognition

Posted by George Manning on

DHA (Docosahexaenoic acid), is a fatty acid that is vital to early cognitive development and as a preventative to cognitive decline.

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L-Tryptophan - A long-term solution to boosting our "feel good" Serotonin neurotransmitter levels

Posted by Jonathan Lewell on

L-Tryptophan is a naturally occurring amino acid which is used to create Serotonin, the "feel good" neurotransmitter. It is a gentler and slower-acting Serotonin precursor compared to 5-HTP, making it a better choice for sustained and long-term use.

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L-Theanine - Achieve a relaxed, meditative state of mind in under 40 minutes according to brain scans

Posted by Jonathan Lewell on

The amino acid in Green Tea that relaxes us like meditating, according to brain-scans at the University of Shizuoka.

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5-HTP - The precursor to the mood-enhancing neurotransmitter Serotonin

Posted by Jonathan Lewell on

5-HTP is a powerful Serotonin supplement extracted from an African shrub called Griffonia simplicifolia. Research finds 5-HTP to improve mood rating by 35% and allieviate stress. (University of Groningen)

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