- Serving Size: 1.5g /cup
- Steeping Temp: 100°C
- Steeping Time: 5 mins.
- Certification: Organic
- Origin: Sri Lanka
- Caffeine: Caffeine Free
Gotu Kola has long been used in Ayurvedic medicine as a cerebral tonic and spiritually enhancing herb. It improves memory and intelligence, combats mental fatigue and increases circulation to the brain. It is known as an herbal adaptogen, which is a herb that helps to improve the body's resistance to stress. It has anti-inflammatory properties and helps to treat various skin conditions. Note that gotu kola is not related to the kola nut, therefore contains no caffeine.
Tasting NotesCertification: Organic
Grade or Quality: C/S
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From the Shanti Tea Canada Blog
Health: 8 causes of fatigue and solutions! - by Safiya Motala
We want to know why we lack energy and how to fix it! At Shanti Tea, we believe in looking at the whole picture. Not just how to solve problems, but find out why they happen and how to fix them.
Why?Fatigue is often associated with our (bad) habits. Here are 8 frequent factors to fatigue. 1. Lack of sleep This one is pretty obvious! You need to make sure your body is getting enough sleep. The number of hours needed varies from person-to-person. Lack of sleep causes a lot more than just issues with energy! Read our solutions below for tips to get more sleep and to improve the quality of sleep. 2. Poor eating habits Nutrition is a huge contributing factor to your level of energy. Your diet has an impact on your sleep quality, hormones, weight loss/gain, and much more.
- Diets high in carbohydrates and/or sugars are known to have a strong impact on energy levels, caused by the sharp spikes and drops in blood sugar level.
- Deficiencies in iron and protein also lead to a lack of energy.