Kanna Extract powder is a powerful mood-support supplement derived from the African succulent, Sceletium tortusum. It grows naturally in the Namaqualand region of South Africa and has been used for millennia by the Khoisan bushmen. Our extract contains very high concentrations of the alkaloids Mesembrine and Mesembrenone.
Kanna Extract Powder Benefits and Uses
Anecdotally, Kanna powder extracts are said to produce tranquil yet improved states of mood, while acting as a mild stress-reducing supplement. Some people use Kanna extract for cognition.
Kanna extract contains several important alkaloids. For purposes of taxonomy, scientists have given all of the Kanna-derived alkaloids the prefix: “mesembr-”. The most important alkaloids include:
Kanna Extract powder is known by a number of alternative names, including:
- Sceletium Tortuosum
An extremely long history of use suggests that using the fermented plant is safe and effective, but does not provide sufficient proof. Further, very few studies have been conducted using a strong Kanna Extract powder. More research is needed to fully understand the significance of the benefits and adverse effects of this supplement. There is not enough research about the safety of Kanna Extract powder for pregnant and breastfeeding women.