Primal Calm has replaced Proloftin. They are the same product from the same manufacturer.
Primal Care is non-drowsy and non-stimulant
Primal Calm was designed to be used safely by anyone who feels that stress is interfering with his or her productiveness, effectiveness or enjoyment of life. Used either by itself or in conjunction with any vitamin formula as a "booster", Primal Calm can have a noticeable effect in as little as 30 minutes to 2 hours after taking it and can last throughout the day. However, many of Primal Calm's anti-stress effects and major benefits will come from regular and consistent usage over a longer period of time. If you are always feeling "stressed out", take Primal Calm daily along with your vitamins. Primal Calm is non-drowsy, non-stimulant and has no side effects
While a good diet, exercise, and meditation can help reduce stress levels, it is absolutely essential that we also nutritionally support our body’s natural stress-management systems with the best possible research-proven anti-stress nutrients. Damage Control Master Formula has many of these critical nutrients, but sometimes we just need more specific stress support. Primal Calm was designed to do exactly that. 2 easy-to-swallow capsules supply more of the top anti-stress nutrients than any other stress-fighting supplement. It is a convenient natural alternative to traditional stress-fighting methods, using the purest, most up-to-date, well-researched, patented ingredients. In fact, Primal Calm contains five specific natural anti-stress ingredients: Phosphatidyl Serine, L-Theanine, Magnolia Bark, Rhodiola and Beta-Sitosterol. Each has a unique method of action in supporting your body’s own natural stress-reduction systems.
Primal Calm was designed to be used safely by anyone who feels that stress is interfering with his or her productiveness, effectiveness or enjoyment of life. Used either by itself or in conjunction with any vitamin formula as a “booster”, Primal Calm can have a noticeable effect in as little as 30 minutes to 2 hours after taking it and can last throughout the day. However, many of Primal Calm’s anti-stress effects and major benefits will come from regular and consistent usage over a longer period of time. If you are always feeling “stressed out”, take Primal Calm daily along with your vitamins. Primal Calm is non-drowsy, non-stimulant and has no side effects.
Primal Calm was formerly known as Proloftin® .
Recommended dosage is 2 capsules per day, preferably with food. If stress levels are high, take two capsules at each of two meals for as long as needed. Do not exceed 6 capsules per day.
5 Key Ingredients
Phosphatidyl serine (PS) is the stress superstar. PS is a natural phospholipid that exists in the body in almost all cell membranes, but is particularly prevalent and critical in three primary places, which are all directly related to and impacted by stress: the brain, the muscles, and the immune system. We don't get much PS from our diets and our bodies don't manufacture much, so it is an important nutrient to supplement. PS is probably the most important nutrient you can take for fighting stress. In fact, any product that doesn't have at least 100 mg of PS per dose should not really be considered a "stress-relief" product. The reason so few ordinary "stress-fighting" supplements contain appreciable amounts of PS is because it is such an expensive ingredient. That's unfortunate, because PS not only enriches your brain's ability to fight stress, it also helps your muscles rebuild and nourish themselves, and PS supports your immune system in fighting infection. PS has been shown to "blunt" cortisol and ACTH, two of the stress-related hormones that our bodies produce. More importantly, PS does not interfere with abnormally low levels of cortisol (some cortisol is necessary for health) only the unhealthy higher levels generated under stress. And it gets better: PS has also been shown in numerous studies to help improve mood, to increase memory, concentration and cognition. Experts consider PS the "gold standard" in stress nutrients, helping muscles bounce back, nerves handle a hectic lifestyle, stress hormones stay in balance and concentration improve. Primal Calm contains SerinAid©, the patented brand of cortisol-suppressing PS.
PS has no known side effects. Recommended dosage is 100-500 mg per day for active adults. Primal Calm provides 150 mg of PS in a recommended two-capsule serving (or 300 mg if you double the dosage).
L-Theanine is an amino acid found in green tea, well-documented for its calming, yet nonsedative, effects. The L-Theanine used in Primal Calm is a patent-protected version called Suntheanine©, the only 100 percent L-Theanine product on the market. L-Theanine works in the brain to fight stress by increasing alpha wave activity. There are several different waves in the brain. Beta waves are the bad stress-producing waves, delta waves cause you to be drowsy, and alpha waves are the most positive and powerful, responsible for your levels of alertness, concentration and relaxation. Stress literally attacks your ability to remain alert, feel at ease, and tackle difficulties. Stress diminishes these alpha waves, which is why when you're under stress, you have a hard time focusing.
Fortunately, L-Theanine increases the good alpha waves, helping your brain handle stress and stay relaxed, yet focused. L-Theanine has been proven, in over a dozen studies, to promote more refreshing sleep, to help support normal blood pressure ranges, and to increase concentration and focus. L-Theanine has also been shown to help support immune function. It has even been shown to counter the negative "stimulant" effects of caffeine! No side effects have ever been documented. A daily dose of 100-200 mg is usually what's recommended. Primal Calm contains 100 mg per two-capsule dose (and 200 mg if you double the daily dosage).
Magnolia bark has two compounds, called biphenols. One calms and the other has been shown to play a role in helping to balance cortisol levels. (High cortisol levels have been linked to increased risk for obesity, diabetes, heart disease, and low immunity). Cortisol is the physical connection between mental or emotional stress and their impact on physical health. Several studies have also shown that magnolia bark may help reduce harmful neurotransmitters in the brain, helping to alleviate stress and anxiety. And a Japanese study shows that magnolia bark is up to a thousand times more potent than vitamin E as an antioxidant.
At high dosages, magnolia bark can cause slight drowsiness. However, at normal dosages, magnolia bark is similar to L-Theanine, having no depressant effect whatsoever, and is far safer than many sedative drugs or depressants. 200-500 mg is the recommended range for daily intake. Primal Calm contains 100 mg per two capsules (200 mg if you double the dosage under high stress).
Beta-sitosterol is a (good) cholesterol-like compound found in many foods, such as nuts, fruits, vegetables and seeds. It's one of the best immune-supporting nutrients you can take when your body is undergoing stress - whether physical, mental or emotional. It has long been known for its properties that help support healthy cholesterol levels and a healthy immune system, but beta-sitosterol also is excellent for helping muscles to recover from stress, such as after a competition or an injury. It's best when taken after physical exertion or injury, or during times of stress. Studies point to significant benefits of beta-sitosterol as an essential nutrient for those suffering from stress as it affects the muscles and immunity. Getting enough beta-sitosterol in your diet can be a rather high-caloric undertaking (several handfuls of nuts or nut butters, or constant servings of vegetables throughout the day). Therefore, it makes good sense to supplement.
Also known as the "golden root," the "arctic root," and "Crenulin," Rhodiola is known as an "adaptogen" because it helps the body better adapt to stress - in other words, to become
more adept at handling future stressors. Rhodiola's main components are rosavin, rosarin, rosin and salidroside. These ingredients help to move fatty acids, enabling greater metabolic ability and can assist in weight loss when used with a healthy eating plan. These active ingredients also give the body a burst of energy in general, assisting both at the cellular repair level and the mental mood level.
Rhodiola not only fights mental and emotional stress, but can help increase athletic performance, support a healthy immune system, improve concentration and alertness, promote a sense of well-being, and even help with weight loss while dieting or exercising. Studies point to effective weight loss when rhodiola is consumed, as well as significant benefits for mood, energy levels, concentration, and athletic enhancement. It is able to effectively help alleviate certain states of nonclinical mental depression, and to help the body to process oxygen more efficiently. This manifests as increased energy, vitality, well-being, and possible loss of body fat. Rhodiola has no known side effects. The recommended dose is 100-300 mg per day. Primal Calm's formula includes 100 mg per two capsule daily dose (200 mg if you double the normal dosage).
Don't let stress ruin your enjoyment of life. Use Primal Calm daily.
These statements have not been reviewed by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.