Need Some Focus in Life?
Whether it be for meditation, to pass the next exam, or to keep up with the ever-increasing, fast-paced work culture in our society, maintaining attention, or focus, is supremely important. The inability to maintain attention can greatly impair our day-to-day lives. When we are able to truly focus, we can be present and offer our best to whatever we are doing.
Attention is the ability to concentrate on one thing at a time while ignoring distractions. The flame of attention in the mind is the function of what is called dhruti in Sanskrit. Dhruti allows us to “hold onto” something with the mind.
Maintaining focus seems to be a growing challenge in our society as shown by the increasing number of children experiencing distraction in school and at home, by the rise in the use and sales of caffeinated drinks and products (particularly in the morning and afternoon), and the growing amount of research on this incredibly intriguing topic.
This is no surprise. In Ayurveda, we recognize this societal dilemma as a sign of increased vata. The hustle of life, constant stimulation from technology, busy schedules, and growing demands on our time all increase the mobile and light qualities of vata. As vata continues to rise, its qualities also blow away the fire of pitta, which is needed for sharp, focused attention.
- Take herbs! We have included some beautiful and powerful Ayurvedic herbs in the new Focus liquid extract. Brahmi/gotu kola, bacopa, and shankhapushpi are the go-to herbs in Ayurveda for maintaining powerful concentration, attention, and focus. They do not work as stimulants in the way that caffeine does. Rather they support the fire of pitta in the nervous system and brain tissue (majja dhatu) and also provide this tissue with nourishing qualities. Further, some of these herbs are known as great adaptogens, helping the body adapt to stress that can take its toll on the body and on vata and pitta.1 We also included ginkgo, which is a well-known Chinese herb for the brain that helps with functions of the mind.
- Calm vata with a solid routine and enough sleep. A daily routine is central to an Ayurvedic lifestyle (for good reason!) as it brings regularity and groundedness. Sleep is one of the greatest nourishments of the mind and for vata, as well. In fact, a study from the San Francisco Brain Research Institute showed that staying up just one hour later can decrease your focusing capability.2
Ingredients: Brahmi/Gotu Kola leaf+, Bacopa herb+, Shankhapushpi herb+, Gingko leaf+, Licorice root+, Fennel seed+.
Other ingredients, from natural sources: organic vegetable glycerin, deionized water.
This item contains no animal products and is suitable for vegetarians and vegans.
About the company
Banyan Botanicals was born out of love for the deep wisdom of Ayurveda. We offer pure, safe and effective Ayurvedic herbs and products.
We started small... just two guys with two goals:
1) Excellent Ayurvedic herbs & products
2) Excellent service
Now we've grown, but our core purpose is the same.
Banyan Botanicals is your ethical and knowledgeable source for the highest quality Ayurvedic herbs that are:
- USDA certified organic
- Sustainably sourced
- Fairly traded
Company: Banyan Botanicals
Brand: Alcohol-Free Focus Liquid Extract
Slogan: Banyan Botanicals
Category: Personal Care
Claims: Promotes calm and concentrated mental activity.
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Where to Buy: US, Buy Online