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Multiple studies have been conducted on palmitoylethanolamide for the flu and common cold.

Levagen+™ for immunity support

By Caroline Tran, KOL Editor for NutriSmart

Levagen+™ is a clinical compound of palmitoylethanolamide (PEA), an endogenous fatty acid amide belonging to the endocannabinoid family. PEA was first identified in 1957 in egg yolks, soybeans and peanuts. It is an active lipid that acts on the cannabinoid receptor CR2 to treat joint pain and injury, and relieve inflammation.

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Magnesium is an essential nutrient that can fight stress responses

Magnesium: The natural chill pill

By Caroline Tran, KOL Editor for NutriSmart

Magnesium is an essential nutrient and the fourth most abundant mineral found in the body. Magnesium plays a major role in many body functions, including over 300 biochemical reactions, helping muscles contract and keeping the immune system healthy. A commonly overlooked health benefit of magnesium is its role in providing relief for stress and anxiety by stabilising mood. It is dubbed as nature’s original ‘chill pill’ because of its ability to improve muscle relaxation, mood and stress responses.

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Ginseng has powerful antioxidant and anti-stress properties

How ginseng can help you adapt to stress

By Caroline Tran, KOL Editor for NutriSmart

Korean ginseng (Panax ginseng) is a traditional adaptogenic herb used in Korean and Chinese medicine to treat many ailments. Ginseng is frequently sourced for its anti-stress and anti-inflammatory properties due to its ability to help the body adapt to and alleviate physiological stress. Its other health benefits include its ability to ease other stress-related disorders such as mild anxiety and depression.

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Gut health poster

Your Gut Will Thank You for this

By Caroline Tran, KOL Editor for NutriSmart

The saying “Listen to your gut” is more important than you may realise. Our gut plays a major role in our cognitive health and immunity. A compromised gut microbiome can lead to other health complications.

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Ginseng Tea

Ginseng Tea (Insam Cha) Recipe for Energy

By Caroline Tran, KOL Editor for NutriSmart

Panax Ginseng

Korean ginseng (Panax ginseng) has a long history throughout Korean and Chinese culture and has been used in foods and drinks for over 2000 years. The root can take up to four to six years before it can be harvested. The plant resembles a human body with shoots for its arms and legs, hence the reason for its belief that it has health benefits for the whole body.

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Valerian can help you sleep better

How Valerian can help you Sleep Better this Christmas

By Caroline Tran, KOL Editor for NutriSmart

Adults need between seven and eight hours of sleep every night for optimal health. The Parliament of Australia reports that every one in five Australians are affected by a sleep disorder, which can severely impact their wellbeing, energy levels and decision making abilities the following day. As Christmas approaches, it is not unusual to see it take a toll on our sleeping patterns. Valerian root is a herbal remedy that can be taken orally to promote better sleep quality and ensure you wake up on Christmas day feeling refreshed.

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