Cacao: Getting Your Chocolate Fix the Healthy Way
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Cacao: Getting Your Chocolate Fix the Healthy Way

If you frequently crave chocolate but don’t want all the extra sugar and additives of a chocolate bar, then look no further.  Siesta Botanicals offers organic powdered cacao that you can create into all kinds of healthy and delicious chocolate treats, from hot chocolate to chocolate chia pudding. What is cacao? Cacao beans (Theobroma Cacao)…

Relax Into Summer With These All-Natural Botanicals
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Relax Into Summer With These All-Natural Botanicals

Ahh, those lazy, hazy crazy days of summer are finally here. The perfect time for backyard barbecues and watching vibrant orange sunsets with a relaxing drink in hand. But if you’re looking to trade in your usual light beer for something more herbal, look no further. We offer several alternatives that can help you relax…

What are Adaptogens?
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What are Adaptogens?

What are adaptogens? Adaptogens are a class of herbs that help increase your body’s ability to handle stress and fatigue. The idea behind the name “adaptogen” is that they “adapt” to your body’s individual needs. These important herbs date back to Chinese medicine and Indian Ayurvedic practices. Studies show that adaptogens have neuroprotective, anti-fatigue, antidepressant…

Kratom Q & A
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Kratom Q & A

What is kratom? Kratom (mitragyna speciosa) is a tropical evergreen tree indigenous to Thailand, its surrounding countries, and New Guinea. The plant has been used for millennia in traditional medicine and in social and religious contexts. Kratom belongs to the Rubiaceae family, which includes coffee and gardenia plants. The trees can sometimes reach 80 to…

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…