What is melatonin? Melatonin is a hormone that is produced by the pineal gland. It is a small organ, which is located in the human brain. Melatonin is sometimes called the sleep hormone or the darkness hormone. It is a chemical compound that is primarily responsible for regulating the daily sleep-wake cycle. It is our… Continue reading Melatonin for sleep problems
Hericium Erinaceus is a very rare, strictly protected mushroom of the Echinacea family (Hericiaceae), cultivated in the Far East. Appearance Hericium Erinaceus is characterized by pillowy, less frequently thatch-shaped, usually measuring 8-20 cm, in exceptional cases 30 cm, attached to trees by their sides or bulbous, wooden stem. The color of the “lion’s mane” changes… Continue reading Hericium Erinaceus – Lion’s Mane – adaptogen mushroom
Chaga belongs to the group of vital mushrooms, which are characterized by many health properties that positively influence our body. It grows in unpolluted and wild places, far from human civilization. It is an extremely popular mushroom in Chinese medicine. It is a rich source of minerals, vitamins, and phytonutrients, thanks to which it also… Continue reading Chaga – a mushroom remedy
Ashwagandha – what is it? Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera) also Indian ginseng or winter cherry. It has been known for thousands of years since it appeared as a beneficial herb in natural Indian medicine. Currently it is credited with anti-cancer, antibacterial, cytostatic, sedative and blood pressure-lowering properties. It occurs naturally in tropical and sub-tropical climates and… Continue reading Ashwagandha – why use adaptogens?