Calm was created to support our bodies response to stressful situations and is fast-acting so it can be depended on whenever you need it most. This features a trio of three well vetted ingredients that are exclusively combined at therapeutic doses only from DNA Health:
DHH: B (or dihydrohonokiol-B): A natural variant of honokiol exists with a much better profile, selectivity, and strength of the Honokiol. It is called DHH: B (or dihydrohonokiol-B) and is 20x the strength as the natural Magnolia Bark (Honokiol).
DHH-B: Boosts GABA Activates Cannabinoid receptors Is a powerful antioxidant Modulates stress hormones like adrenaline and cortisol Fast-acting Bacognize® (Bacopa Monnieri)
Backed by thousands of years of traditional use, bacopa (Bacopa monnieri), has been used in Ayurveda for a multitude of purposes, such as its Nootropic effects promoting cognitive health Proprietary Bacognize® Extract is a natural standardized formula derived from Bacopa monnieri known to promote cognitive function, cognitive acuity, focus without stimulating side effects, and working memory. Clinical research indicates bacopa offers broad benefits for cognitive health, linked to three neuro-supportive mechanisms: neurotransmitter receptor binding activity, antioxidant capacity, and anti-inflammatory activity. Bacopa helps modulate GABA, an inhibitory neurotransmitter, which blocks certain brain signals and decreases activity in the nervous system. Mediating over-excitation of GABA results in a calming effect that may promote emotional balance, reduce stress, and increase overall mood. L-TeaActive® (L-theanine)
L-theanine is an amino acid found abundantly in a variety of tea leaves and some mushrooms. It was isolated and identified in green teas, Camellias sinensis, by Sakato in 1949 L-theanine has been widely studied for its ability to promote a wakeful relaxation and reduce stress without sedation. There are more than 250 scientific publications, including over 25 human clinical trials demonstrating the effects of L-theanine supplementation in several benefit areas for healthy populations such as stress relief, cognition, attention, as well as treating conditions including depression, schizophrenia, and attention deficit hyperactive disorder (ADHD). The three main mechanisms of how L-theanine works in the brain:
Dampens the effects of excitatory brain chemicals L-theanine is reported to target a number of glutamate receptors, including N-methyl-D-aspartate (NMDA), α-amino-3-hydroxy-5-methyl- 4-isoxazolepropionic acid (AMPA) and kainite receptors, although at a much lower affinity compared to glutamate Increases levels of calming and mood-elevating brain chemicals L-theanine also stimulates the production of the calming brain chemicals like γ-aminobutyric acid (GABA), serotonin and dopamine adding to its calming and relaxing effects without sleepiness or impaired motor function Increases alpha brain waves This increase in alpha wave activity is thought to contribute to L-theanine’s relaxing yet alert effects.