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Pure Encapsulations - Cortisol Calm

Pure Encapsulations - Cortisol Calm

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Info: 60 Vegetable Capsules

Cortisol Calm is a blend of herbal extracts, including Sensoril ashwagandha, rhodiola and magnolia, plus vitamin D and l-theanine - the bioactive compound originally found in green tea. Ashwagandha has an extensive, 4,000-year history of traditional use and is one of the most revered and widely used Ayurvedic herbs. Sensoril ashwagandha is a clinically researched form of the herb. Rhodiola has also been used in Herbal Medicine for hundreds of years to support cognitive function and as an adaptogen to help temporarily relieve symptoms of stress.

Product Notes:

Stress Relief: Cortisol, released in response to stress, is mainly produced by the adrenal cortex. Intra-abdominal adipocytes also produce cortisol. Identified as an adaptogen through extensive research, rhodiola helps to temporarily relieve symptoms of stress (such as mental fatigue and sensation of weakness) by maintaining healthy adrenal cortisol activity. Recently, a double-blind crossover study examined the effect of rhodiola on mental performance in healthy physicians. The results suggest that rhodiola may help to moderate fatigue under stressful conditions and to support cognitive function, including mental focus and stamina. In a separate, double-blind, placebo-controlled pilot study, rhodiola provided support for physical and mental stress in students. Promoting the proper activity of neurotransmitters such as serotonin, norepinephrine and dopamine plays a part in this herb's ability to support cognitive functioning, memory and attention. As stress may also decrease immune responses over time, vitamin D is included to help maintain immune function, including immune cell maturation, differentiation and migration.

What Is The Source?

Vitamin D3 is derived from cholecalciferol sourced from lanolin. Sensoril ashwagandha extract is derived from Withania somnifera root and leaf. Rhodiola rosea extract is derived from the root and standardized to contain 3% total rosavins and 1% salidroside. Magnolia officinalis extract is derived from the stem bark and standardized to contain 2% honokiol. L-Theanine is synthetic. Ascorbyl palmitate is derived from corn dextrose fermentation and palm oil.


Medicinal Ingredients (per capsule):
Vitamin D3 (cholecalciferol) ... 10 mcg (400 IU)
Sensoril Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera) Root and Leaf Extract (8:1, 200 mg dried equivalent)... 250 mg
Rhodiola (Rhodiola rosea) Root Extract (standardized to contain 3% total rosavins and 1% salidroside)... 125 mg
Magnolia-bark (Magnolia officinalis) Stem bark Extract (standardized to contain 2% honokiol)... 100 mg
L-Theanine ... 50 mg

Non-medicinal ingredients: Hydroxypropyl methylcellulose, Purified water, Ascorbyl palmitate.

Suggested Usage:

Adults: Take 1 capsule two times daily, one in the morning and one in the evening with meals, or as directed by a healthcare practitioner. Not to be taken immediately before bedtime.


Do not use if you are pregnant, breastfeeding, or have bipolar or bipolar spectrum disorder. Consult a healthcare practitioner prior to use if you are taking antidepressant medication, hormone replacement therapy or birth control pills. Consult a healthcare practitioner if symptoms persist or worsen. Consumption with alcohol, other drugs or natural health products with sedative properties is not recommended. Discontinue use if you experience irritability or insomnia. Some people may experience drowsiness. Exercise caution if operating heavy machinery, driving a motor vehicle or involved in activities requiring mental alertness. Health Canada Natural Product Number: 80075253.