Sceletium tortuosum has been proven to reduce anxiety, particularly social anxiety, to enhance cognition (think more clearly, process information more clearly) and to help improve sleeping patterns. Sceletium is the kind of herb you can supplement every day or as and whenever you need it. It’s an excellent tonic for insomnia, it helps your brain to perform better and reduces anxiety so it’s a general performance enhancer for those who want their brains to function at a higher level.
San wisdom was utilised in the preparation of the Afrigetics Stress and Anxiety Remedy. This exceptional tonic uses the Bushman’s miracle drug and champion of the African apothecary; Sceletium tortuosum. This small creeping succulent was used as a mood-altering substance from prehistoric times. The dried plant material elevates mood, enhances mental cognition, aids in restful sleep and reduces social anxiety. One of the active ingredients, Mesembrine, has been found to be a potent serotonin uptake inhibitor, offering a glimpse into its application in treating anxiety and depression.