This tonic has been created after many years of treating depression in clinic. It uses a combination of herbs and flower essences that have traditionally been used to treat depression, stress, anxiety and calm the nervous system.
“After my own experience with depression when I was younger, I have made it my mission to find the most valuable resources and help as many people as I can with their own journey of depression and mental health.” Courtney
How to use: Place 30 drops in water 2-3 times daily.
Contraindications: please do not use this product if you are taking anti-depressants or benzodiazapines. St Johns Wort can make the contraceptive pill less effective.
Ingredients: Rhodiola, St Johns Wort, Passion Flower, Withania, Alpine Bush Mint Flower Essence, St Johns Wort Flower Essence, Five Corners Flower Essence, Alcohol as preservative.
Rhodiola: Traditionally has been used as an adaptogenic tonic, to boost energy, build endurance, reduce fatigue and help with depression. It is indicated for insomnia, lower cortisol, improve memory, lower blood glucose, balance the thyroid and balance hormones. It may also help increase serotonin and dopamine sensitivity.
St Johns Wort: Traditionally St Johns Wort has been used to help treat depression, anxiety, improve mood , reduce PMS and calm the nervous system.
Passion Flower: Traditionally has been used to calm the nervous system, increase GABA in the brain and reduce anxiety, stress and depression. Studies have shown that it has a similar effect on calming the nervous system as benzodiazepines. It is also indicated for insomnia to improve sleep quality, lower blood pressure, ADHD and reduce gastrointestinal discomfort. Studies have also shown it may help increase the anti-depressant effects of st johns wort.
Withania: Traditionally has been used as a restorative tonic, and in the treatment of nervous exhaustion, anxiety and stress. It has been used to help encourage rest and relaxation. It is a wonderful adaptogen, indicated in helping the body adapt to internal and external stressors and rejuvenate the nervous system. May help increase physical endurance, balance cortisol production related to stress, anti-aging, anti-inflammatory and support the immune system.
Alpine Bush Mint Flower Essence: “They can reach a point of tiredness feeling their life has lost its joy. Alpine Mint Bush can revitalise and bring about in these people a renewed enthusiasm and joy in their life for what they do.” (Ian White). Has been used to treat mental and emotional exhaustion.
St Johns Wort Flower Essence: “Those who are prone to melancholia, and especially those who experience depression due to light deprivation, can be helped very much with this remedy.” (FES)
Five Corners Flower Essence: “Five Corners Essence resolves low self-esteem, lack of confidence and diminished self-love. When this happens a person feels good and strong in themselves, and they feel their own love and beauty. In the negative mode, the person will appear crushed and ‘held in’.” (Ian White)
Disclaimer: These products have not been tested by, or statements evaluated by the Therapeutic Goods Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. If you are taking medication, or have a medical condition, consult your health care provider before using this product.