Happy de-stress blend | Mood Boosting and Stress Busting
Our Happy de-stress blend, is designed for doing exactly what the name suggests…to boost your mood and bust your stress. Stress is one of the main contributing factors of overall health and wellbeing, long term stress can lead to disrupted sleep, adrenal fatigue, high blood pressure, heart disease, and much more. It is so important to manage stress, and stressful situations, in order to avoid the associated symptoms and lasting damage they can cause.
Ingredients: Organic Cacao Powder, Organic Maca Powder, Sunflower Seed Lecithin, Organic Ashwagandha Powder, Organic Mucuna Powder
Produce of EU, Peru and India.
There are lots of fantastic meditation and mindfulness techniques that you can adopt into your daily routine that can be extremely helpful for managing stress, but we also love this Happy blend to kick stresses butt and leave you feeling, calm, happy and in control.
The amazing ingredients of Happy de-stress blend
The ingredients in our happy de-stress blend all contribute to a healthy mental state. Here’s how…
Ashwagandha & happy de-stress blend
Ashwagandha is one of our most popular and loved products. This Ayurvedic adaptogen supports your bodies physiology to balance out physical stress and is possibly the most important ingredient in our Happy de-stress blend.
Most importantly though, ashwagandha can block the cortisol receptors in your brain. Cortisol is a stress hormone released by your adrenal glands. While it is an important chemical to assist your body to deal with short bursts of stress, prolonged stress, and in turn prolonged or high levels of cortisol can negatively impact your mental and physical health. Ashwagandha could help to reduce the feeling of stress, anxiety and help boost your mood.
Mucuna seeds powder hails from India and has been used traditionally in Ayurveda for thousands of years.
Significantly, contains L-Dopa and 5-HPT, which are the pre-cursors for dopamine and serotonin. These pre-cursors actually encourage and stimulate the production of these two hormones. Serotonin is commonly known as the ‘happy hormone’ as it is said to stabilise your mood. Low levels of serotonin are associated with anxiety and depression. Serotonin also plays a key role in deep and healthy sleep cycles.
Likewise, dopamine is a hormone and neurotransmitter that is responsible for reward responses, motivation and memory. Low levels of dopamine are associated with low motivation and enthusiasm. The naturally occurring L-Dopa and 5-HTP in mucuna can help to stimulate the production of dopamine and serotonin, increasing motivation and mood.
Serotonin and certain levels of dopamine are produced in your digestive tract, consider your gut health when taking mucuna for optimum uptake. Eat kimchi, sauerkraut, kefir, kombucha or try a Probiotic supplement.
Sunflower lecithin is an emulsifier made from sunflower seeds. It is commonly used in may food that you might not expect, such as chocolate bars, puddings and many other foods.
Lecithin contains choline (not to be confused with chlorine of course!), a water-soluble compound found mainly in food (and only produced in small amounts by the body in the liver) plays a critical role in your brains communication. Choline is required to produce acetylcholine, a neurotransmitter that contributes to regulating mood, memory and intelligence.
Studies are being carried out into the effect lecithin could have on improving brain function and dementia.
Cacao is prized for having a plethora is health benefits. It is rich in antioxidants, iron and calcium. However, cacao also contains four important neurotransmitters, serotonin, tryptophan, tyrosine and phenylethylamine, that all contribute to mood and happiness levels.
Not only this but cacao is delicious and very versatile. Why not try making raw chocolate, chocolate protein balls or chocolate avocado puds.
Maca powder is a well know and loved hormone stabiliser, this Peruvian root has long been used to boost mood, increase energy and create that ‘level headed’ feeling.
Rich in vitamins and minerals, maca is a highly nutritious food. Containing 133% of your RDA of vitamin C, 85% of your RDA of copper and 25% of your RDA of iron, this superfood will put you in a super mood.
This product has been tested for heavy metals, e.coli, yeast, mould, salmonella and foreign matter. This product contains no bulking agents, added sugar, palm oil or GMO.
Dosage and serving suggestions for happy de-stress blend
1-2 tablespoons per day, add to coconut water, juice or smoothies.
Nutritional information per 100g
Energy KJ – 1795.88 kJ
Energy Kcal – 431.36 kcal
Fat – 24.5 g
of which saturates – 22.7 g
Carbohydrate – 32.56 g
of which sugars – 11.89 g
Fibre – 17.23 g
Protein – 15.29 g
Salt – <0.10 g
Packed on premises that handles nuts & seeds.
Allergen free from:
Peanut, Peanut Oil
Milk & Derivatives
Wheat & Gluten
Other Known Allergens
Free from any GMO