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ADHD Focus Formula

This formula is designed to bring balance and calm not only to the mind and its neurochemistry but also other areas of the body that many medicines systems consider linked to the mind, such as the liver and heart. It’s focus is on the mind and enabling greater focus there, however, by also addressing and easing restlessness in other parts of the body such as the liver, nervous system and heart, mental clarity is further aided.

Recommended dose: 15 drops 3 times a day for children. 
20 drops 2-3 times a day for teens and adults. 

Gou Teng Cat’s Claw:
Uncaria Rhnchyophylla contains the alkaloids Rhynchophylline, isorhynchophylline

and a potent drug-like alkaloid with the acronym of GME (Geissoschizine methyl ether), all of which interact with serotonin and dopamine receptors to produce antipsychotic, anti-anxiety, anti-depressant, regulatory effects. It also has a strengthening and calming effect on the central nervous system. Rhynchophylline and isoryhcnhophylline are NMDA antagnoists, and studies have shown that antagonising NMDA sites in the brain help to downregulate glutamate metabolism which reduces hypoactive states in the dopaminergic system.

 

Gotu Kola:
Gotu Kola has been used for centuries as a brain-nourishing and protecting herb – it has been scientifically proven to be able to: protect neurons from damage, regenerate damaged neurons, reduce anxiety, resolve depression, and inhibit AChE thus improving working memory.

 

Eleuthro (Siberian Ginseng):
Not a true Ginseng, but still highly effective in increasing and stabilising energy levels to help maintain focus. Proven to increase altertness and working memory capacity.


Lion’s Mane:
There are preliminary studies showing that Lion’s mane increased focus and working memory in participants with ADHD. It is one of the most popular and prolific herbs for increasing working memory.

 

White Peony:
White Peony is common ingredient in traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) remedies for ADHD. TCM claims that ADHD is caused by kidney and liver yin deficiencies, both of which white Peony root addresses. It also drains excess heat from the head.

Codonopsis pilosula:
An incredibly grounding herb that increases baseline energy (qi) levels steadily over time, as well as improving cognitive function. Another ingredient in TCM formulas to treat ADHD, it increases spleen qi which helps the spleen to send blood and nutrition to the brain. I
t has also been shown to restore synaptic plasticity and synaptogenesis (formation of synapses between the nervous system and neurons).


Red Rose Petals:
Though only a small part of this formula Rose petals are excellent for calming the heart, spirit and mind, they help to ameliorate the excess heat in the mind, and stuck liver and spleen qi which can cause the mental restlessness of ADHD – according to TCM. Rose petals have an ‘astringent’ property that in the mind translates to a tightenin