NUTRITION: SUNPOTION MAGIC

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I LOVE SUNPOTION.

I was gifted these wildy rare and potent tonics and herbs from the lovely souls at SunPotion. I've known about them for many, many years and I'm lucky enough to have them in my possession. The only herb that I'm familiar with and use on a weekly basis in Ashwagandha, and I have definitely noticed a shift in my hormones and overall well being. I can't even imagine how epic these other herb tonics will be. These will be added to my smoothies and soups, and I will report back in a month or two on their transformative qualities.

***NOTE: These are organic, wild crafted, and consciously sourced potions. They use cobalt blue glass jars because of their healing energetic signature! These truly are the best of the best.

INDIAN GINSENG (AKA ASHWAGANDHA)

Ashwagandha is a vital herb in Ayurvedic Medicine with a long history of therapeutic use and is sometimes referred to as "Indian Ginseng." The plant contains a full spectrum of healing properties in its roots, flowers, leaves, and fruit and it flourishes in dry regions in India, northern Africa, and the Middle East (though some farmers have had recent success cultivating it in the US). We source from small organic farms in Northern India offer an organic cold-water extract of the Ashwagandha Root, which is reputed to be the most potent part of the plant and may:

*Tonify the immune system *Inspire Vigor and Strength *Increase the body's levels of Super Oxide Dismutase *Harmonize Mind, Body, and Spirit *Reduce the effects of mental, emotional, and physical stress

ASHITABA

Ashitaba is a member of the angelica family~ renown for its lineage as a potent anti-aging and beauty food in Japanese Folk and Oriental Medicine. It is an incredibly resilient plant native to the coastline of Japan has been affectionately named “Tomorrow’s Leaf” because it will replenish its leaves with all new growth within 24 hours of harvest. We appreciate this leafy plant today because it provides a whole-food source of B6 and 12 vitamins, a rare find in terrestrial plants! It is also being actively studied for a compound it contains called “chalcones” which stimulate Nerve Growth Hormone, a key lead in the science of longevity! Ashitaba is considered a prime “Shen” Tonic ~ Shen is the equivalent of Spiritual Well being or the Heart ~ Mind in Chinese Tradition and we Feel the effects in our hearts immediately. Ashitaba has been reputed to nourish the blood and women will often use it to increase the flow of breast milk.

*Traditional Japanese healing food, consumed for Beauty and Longevity *Rich Source of Vitamin B12 *Skin and Digestive Tonic *Contains Chalcones *Shen- Spirit Tonic

HE SHOU WU

Superior Blood and Longevity Tonic

He Shou Wu has a history of use as a longevity, anti-aging, blood-building, beauty, & rejuvenation food.

Regular consumption of this herb may do the following:

*Tonify and nourish the blood, hair, skin, nervous system, sexual center, shen (Spirit), and Jing (primary essence/life force)may help reduce cholesterol *A tonic for the endocrine glands *May help improve stamina *Good for resistance to cold *Promotes red blood cells *Enhances immune function *Increases antioxidant activity

Do you have any experience with any of the above? I would love to hear!

Happy Monday + New Week Beautiful People

Lisa X