Happiness Tonic - Dopamine + Stress Relief

by hammer + vine


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This all organic and wildcrafted happiness tonic may help stabilize hormone function, serotonin and dopamine, as well as provide a soothing effect on the nervous system. Our formula is a mix of adaptogens, such as rhodiola and ashwagandha, with powerfully supporting happy herbs* like st. johns wort, mucuna and albizzia. These herbs together create a synergistic powerhouse that can relieve stress, anxiety and depression. 

*"Happy herbs" are herbs commonly used for their serotonin and/or dopamine regulating effects. 

Read up on the participants of this formula: 

Mucuna - "Feel Good Dopa-Bean" 

+ Active compound in Mucuna is levodopa or L-dopa.

+ L-dopa is the precursor to dopamine, our happy hormones.

+ Has significant antioxidant action that works in tandem with L-dopa, which may assist in brain health.  

+ May help regulate mood and cognition. 

 Albizzia - "Collective Happiness Tree"

+ Popularly known as Mimosa, is a beautiful tree with pink pom-pom flowers.  

+ In Oriental medicine it is used as a calming relaxant. 

+ Categorized in the Chinese Materia Medica as a calming spirit herb, the bark is thought to 'anchor' the spirit, while the flowers lighten it.

+ The flowers have been used since ancient times in Chinese Medicine to assist in sleep, and mental imbalances.

St Johns Wort - "Hierba de San Juan"

+ It contains several chemicals, including hypericin, hyperforin, and pseudohypericin, which are thought to help uplift mood. 

+ Multiple scientific studies have shown that St. John's wort may be effective in relieving mild to moderate mood imbalances.

+ St. John's wort has also been studied to show relief in anxiety, stress, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) and PMS. 

*St. John's Wort is an MAO inhibitor and should not be used with anti-depressants, alcohol /drugs and certain foods. 

Ashwagandha - "The strength of a thousand horses"

+ May be effective in supporting adrenal function helping overcome chronic stress. 

+ Ashwagandha is known as nature's chill pill due to its relaxing properties.

Rhodiola - "Golden Root"

+ An ancient root used in Siberia as a longevity tonic.

+ Rhodiola has been used for centuries as a general tonic for both body and mind. Recent studies show its ability to help with PTSD symptoms, including anxiety and stress.

This powerful formula is a high potency tonic extracted with reverse osmosis water and organic cane alcohol to ensure high bio-availability. 

Ingredients: Mucuna, Albizia bark, Rhodiola root*, Ashwagandha root*, St. Johns Wort. Extracted in Cane Spirits and Vegetable Glycerin. *Organic / ^Wildcrafted

*Our Rhodiola, and St Johns Wort are cultivated in Northern America. Our Ashwagandha is organically grown in India.

Amount per container: 2oz (59mL) or 16oz (473mL)

Amount of servings: 24 servings (using 2.5 mL per serving) in a 2oz bottle. 

Suggested Serving: 
40-60 drops (We recommend everyone listen to their body intuitively, following the dosage that resonates most with you.)

Warning: Do not take this tonic if you are using anti-depressants or if you are pregnant. After at least 6 months of nursing, take a very small dose if you need help to treat postpartum depression. 

How to Store: Store bottle in a cool and dry place. Avoid direct contact with very bright light or sunlight as it might damage the product. 

*These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA. This product does not intend to treat or prevent any disease.