The Gut Lab, Glow
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Beauty from the inside out.
Lab notes | scoop or sprinkle half to one teaspoon in smoothies, elixirs, + any favourite dish daily.
Ingredients | (maca root, baobab, tremella mushroom extract, turmeric root, sea buckthorn berry, spirulina, black pepper)*, love. *organic powder
tremella: 100% fruiting body sustainably grown on natural substrates, no starch or grain, 1:1 hot water mushroom extract powder
no sweeteners (including stevia), preservatives, fillers or artificial flavours
products are made without gluten, grains, sugar, nuts, soy, corn, dairy, eggs. however, they are made in a facility that also handles wheat, grains, peanuts + tree nuts.
maca: this adaptogenic superfood is a member of the cruciferous family (like broccoli + cabbage!). it has been used for thousands of years. this slightly sweet + nutty flavoured root may help balance hormones, has been used to support the immune system, act as an aphrodisiac, + has been said to help to increase focus + energy by regulating the hypothalamus and pituitary gland. maca is known to have all 8 essential amino acids, calcium, magnesium, zinc, iron, + vitamins B1,B2, C + E! talk about an ancient treasure.
baobab: the fruit of the ancient, majestic baobab tree has been used for thousands of years- only more recently we are beginning to understand just why this fruit is so incredible! baobab is used to support the immune system with its impressive vitamin C, potassium, magnesium, + calcium content! known to assist with digestion + nurture optimal health in the gut as it is full of both soluble + insoluble fibre, making baobab a wonderful prebiotic. what’s more, baobab has been used as a powerful antioxidant, as well as considered beneficial for those on a low glycemic diet!
turmeric: traditionally used as a powerful anti-inflammatory, + known to increase antioxidant capacity of the body, helping to fight free radicals. this in turn may assist in preventing neurodegenerative disease, + may help support those with common digestive issues, joint pain, + symptoms of depression.
spirulina: this blue green algae thrives in an alkaline fresh water system + loves sunshine. used for helping the good bacteria in our gut to flourish + may also help detox heavy metals (so important!). spirulina may increase production of antibodies (infection fighting good guys!) + reduce inflammation. not only that, spirulina has been shown to be full of protein, as well as all essential amino acids which may assist in supporting energy levels!
sea buckthorn berry: this brightly coloured berry was used traditionally to prevent aging + to smooth + clear up the skin. this beauty has been shown to be loaded with vitamins, minerals, flavonoids, + fatty acids that may assist with fighting oxidation + has been used to reduce inflammation!
tremella: deemed a “beauty” mushroom, tremella is traditionally used for healthier, glowy skin due to it’s hydrating + skin protective qualities (oh la la!). known to be high in fiber, tremella may also promote growth of good bacteria (essential for optimal health!) in the gut all the while protecting the stomach lining + reducing overall inflammation. she’s known as a powerful antioxidant, + may also assist in supporting the liver + cardiovascular system.
black pepper: more than just a spice! it is known as an antibacterial in nature which may in turn relieve symptoms of cough/colds. black pepper has also been used to stimulate digestion + support intestinal health. what’s more, it may also increase the bioavailability of curcumin which is known to be the active compound found in turmeric. now that’s nothing to sneeze at!
Disclaimer | the information found on this site is for educational purposes only. it is not meant to diagnose, prevent, or cure any disease or illness. please seek the advise of a health care professional before consuming any herbs or superfoods especially if pregnant, breastfeeding, or on any medication.