What is Blue Lotus?
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What is Blue Lotus?

What is Blue Lotus? Blue lotus, or Nymphaea caerulea, is a water lily with strong ties to Ancient Egyptian civilization. The plant has been used in traditional medicine for thousands of years as a natural aphrodisiac, sleep aid, and anxiety reliever.  The flower is also called blue Egyptian lotus, blue water lily or sacred blue…

Staying Calm in a Stressed-Out World
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Staying Calm in a Stressed-Out World

Staying Calm in a Stressed-Out World We’ve had a lot to stress out about in the last few years: COVID-19, lockdowns, loss of income, not to mention the polarizing politics that have dominated the media…  Unfortunately, all of this stress has led to some very severe consequences.  According to Mental Health America (MHA), which screened…

Kratom and Kava: A Look at the Science
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Kratom and Kava: A Look at the Science

Kratom and Kava:  A Look at the Science As kratom and kava gain in popularity and go mainstream, the science is finally starting to catch up. Below you’ll find several studies backing the benefits of both botanicals. Study: Kratom for Morphine Withdrawal In a recent mouse study, researchers evaluated any signs of physical dependence or…

Got Fatigue? These 3 Botanicals May Help
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Got Fatigue? These 3 Botanicals May Help

Got Fatigue? These 3 Botanicals May Help Do you often feel run down mentally and physically? Siesta Botanicals offers a number of energy-boosting botanicals, including ashwagandha, yerba mate and kratom, to help you get up and go. Many Americans Suffer From Fatigue We have a fatigue problem in the United States.  According to the National…

What is Delta-8-THC?
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What is Delta-8-THC?

What is Delta-8-THC? When it comes to cannabis, you’ve likely heard of THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) and CBD (cannabidiol), but Delta-8-THC is a relatively new term with which you may not be familiar.  When people talk about “THC,” they are commonly referring to delta-9, the most common cannabinoid in THC. Delta-8 THC is a double bond isomer…

What is Ashwagandha?
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What is Ashwagandha?

What is Ashwagandha? Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera), also known as Indian ginseng or winter cherry, is an ancient Ayurvedic herb. It belongs to a class of medicinal herbs known as adaptogens and has been used for more than 3,000 years to help reduce stress, improve stamina and increase concentration levels.  In Sanskrit, ashwagandha means “smell of…