Moon milk is a plant-based variant of the Ayurvedic warm milk made with spices and herbs such as adaptogens. Traditionally used to help the mind and body relax, sleep better and balance the nervous and hormonal systems, it is a perfect drink to enjoy in the evening to unwind and prepare for a relaxing, refreshing sleep.
Moon milk is warming, immune-strengthening and heart-opening.
It helps elevate your mood, have a clear mind and it strengthens the connection with your own core. This can be especially beneficial if you are sensitive to all kinds of external stimuli.
By adding adaptogens for relaxation you can turn your moon milk into a real wellness drink.
What can these adaptogens do for you?
Ashwagandha root helps you deal with various stressors by regulating the stress hormone cortisol.
It has a relaxing effect and contributes to a healthy sleep cycle.
This acclaimed plant with a long tradition of use in Ayurveda is known for its restorative and rejuvenating properties *, has a strengthening effect on your immune, nervous and hormone systems as well as on the cognitive functions.
Reishi is a medicinal mushroom that has been used in Traditional Chinese Medicine for thousands of years. It is known for its powerful effect on the immune system, promotes mental clarity and is used to strengthen the Qi or life force.
Reishi helps to deal with the negative effects of stress *, promotes a healthy night's sleep and assists the body to stay in a state of homeostasis.
Tulsi also known as Holy Basil, is considered as one of the holiest plants in India where it is used as a tonic for body, mind and soul.
It has a calming effect, supports memory, promotes mental clarity and contributes to a positive mood.
Tulsi is known for its ability to balance the effects of different forms of stress. *
In addition, it helps the body detox and is rich in antioxidants.
Brahmi is an herb from India that has a long history of use in Ayurveda. It has a calming effect on the nervous system and is known for its positive effect on the brain and specifically on the memory. *
In addition, it improves the concentration and the ability to process information.
You can find these adaptogens in the I am calm and I balance my emotions blend.
How do you make moon milk with adaptogens?
Use 300 ml (plant-based) milk of your choice, for example a combination of almond or oats with coconut.
Bring the milk to a boil over low heat and add half a teaspoon of the I am Calm adaptogens. Add some cinnamon and cardamom and stir well so that everything dissolves.
Turn off the heat and add your sweetener of choice such as maple syrup or raw honey.
Froth the moon milk in a milk frother for extra creaminess!