Sceletium Extract – 30 ct
Botanical name: (Sceletium tortuosum)
Sceletium can aid in the relief of stress and fatigue. Its other uses include:
- uplifts the mood.
- decreases anxiety.
- relieves tension.
- energy booster.
Sceletium can also be used to suppress the appetite. This use was utilized by shepherds walking long distances.
Large doses can lead to euphoria. It can lead to this state with stimulation. However, longer doses can even lead to sedation.
Stopping after long-term use reports no withdrawal states. The plant is not hallucinogenic. Also, there are no severe negative effects reported.
Sceletium can also be used as a natural anti-depressant. It is even said to be safer than many other pharmaceutical medicines. Depression and anxiety patients can benefit from this product.
Sceletium has a long history in South Africa. Its use dates back to the 4th century. Written records state that it was even used in 1662. It was used as a bartering currency then. Since then, it has made its way to many areas around the globe. It has even made its way to North America.
Traditionally, the plant was dried and chewed. It was only chewed and the saliva was swallowed.
The plant was also used to make teas and tinctures. It was also used as a snuff and inhaled. When smoked, it was usually mixed with other herbs.
Sceletium was used in rural areas. It was used in very small doses. It was used to treat colic in infants. It can also be added to a teaspoon of breast milk. This type of use still survives in some local communities.
Note: These statements have not been evaluated by the US Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. We at eSutras do not recommend internal use of supplements or herbs without prior consultation with your doctor or herbalist.