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Big Tree African Herbal Medicines - Sceletium 100

Big Tree African Herbal Medicines - Sceletium 100
Big Tree African Herbal Medicines - Sceletium 100
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Sceletium tortuosum is a rare succulent from the Mesembryanthemaceae family and is distributed in certain semi-desert areas of Southern Africa. It was (and still is) highly regarded and sought after by both the Khoikhoi and the San (bushmen) people who have used this plant as a mood enhancer since prehistoric times. It has also been used as an appetite suppressant and mental and physical endurance enhancer by shepherds and hunters walking long distances in arid areas.

Sceletium elevates mood and decreases anxiety, stress and tension, and functions as a model anxiolytic (anti-anxiety substance), as well as being a very effective antidepressant (it is believed to function as a natural SSRI – selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor). Sceletium is known to reduce addictive cravings particularly with regard to nicotine and also lessens the withdrawal effects of alcohol and other addictive drugs. It also helps balance aberrant brain chemistry caused by the effects of serotonin-depleting drugs.

Due to its ability to stimulate feelings of empathy it has been used with success in couple and family therapy and is a useful adjunct to therapy in general. Sceletium has a unique ability to bring about emotional balance and simultaneously cause both relaxation and stimulation of a positive mood. Sceletium has also been used as a natural supplement for low mood, including grey weather syndrome, anxiety states, including social phobia, irritability in menopause, improvement in libido and post-traumatic stress disorder. A unique feature of Sceletium is its ability to release and liberate energy by relaxing the habitual mental tension that many people suffer.


One capsule twice daily or as directed by a healthcare practitioner.


Do not use during pregnancy or while breast feeding.


Each vegecap contains 100mg Sceletium tortuosum

Other ingredients

Vegetable cellulose capsule, Silicon dioxide, Magnesium Stearate.

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Overall Rating
4.7 out of 5 stars from 34 reviews

32 out of 34 people would recommend this product

12/11/2020, By Bev
Good product, Relaxes me before bedtime & assists with sleep.
31/10/2020, By Lesley
What a great product! I used to be on SSRIs and wanted to find a natural alternative. This really settles my anxiety and helps keep my mood balanced. I take two in the morning and I’m set for the day.
10/09/2020, By Jenna-Leigh
I definitely see a difference in my mood and overall general sense of wellbeing. I handle stress better, and have even noticed how I can FEEL it when I don't take it. I recommend this to everyone
21/08/2020, By CarinaLR
Wonderful product, helps me to focus, stay calm. I have also found that I sleep better. Amazing product!!
18/06/2020, By Jane
I have used these for a few month now. They take the edge off daily stresses
16/05/2020, By Mars
No difference
14/05/2020, By Renate
I definitely think this helps take the edge off my anxiety a bit.
12/05/2020, By Chris Kreef
Sceletium is amazing! I've stopped using SSRI's and now only use sceletium. I find this 100mg strength is great for me, I've tried a 200mg strength and totally did not work for me (even some suicidal thoughts resulted). Also, if I use 1 or 2 a day, as needed, it's fine. But if I use 3 or 4 it causes issues with constipation. The best is, if I don't feel I need it on a day, I don't take it, and there is none of the 'withdrawal' symptoms of skipping on SSRI's.
24/01/2020, By Dee
Brings calmness naturally.
22/09/2019, By Mike
Works for me! Especially for those who get up moody!
23/08/2019, By Sari
Did not notice any difference since taking it. Would not repurchase
01/07/2019, By Bernice
great supplement - our whole family uses it and are calming and happier for it!
28/03/2019, By Kim
Very, very good for treating my anxiety. Best product I have found and I have tried a few. Good price also doesn't add to anxiety levels :)
10/01/2019, By mewtwo
excellent product for anxiety
07/12/2018, By Bronwen
I am so glad I found this product. It is a mild antidepressant, and really helps with stress relief. I also find my focus is better. This is the mildest of three strengths I bought, and I use this one on days when my stress levels or emotions are lower and easier to handle. I recommend finding the right strength for your needs
08/11/2018, By Tamsin
Helps when you are stressed
05/11/2018, By HippieLouw
I have replaced my prescription antidepressants with this product and I am very happy. No side-effects and kicks in within a day or so. I take 300mg a day, in divided doses.
15/10/2018, By Birgit
Makes me feel better but it has not helped my daughters anxieties
10/09/2018, By Kyla
This product has helped me tremendously. I've suffered with severe anxiety and this brand of sceletium has helped improve my mood as well as controlled the anxiety.
07/08/2018, By Birgit
Helps stabilize moods
30/07/2018, By KA
This has become my go to when feeling anxious. As some with a very anxious nature I have tried many calming supplements but this one really works.
27/07/2018, By DEBORAH
Starting to work after 5 days.
17/07/2018, By Angela
The best alternative to SSRI's
30/03/2018, By Ria
A great stress reliever and eases depression
16/03/2018, By AndieB
Love this product. Helps everyday for stress.
07/02/2018, By Karen
This is a great product and my daughter definitely finds it helps to stabilise her depression
04/12/2017, By Christene
Excellent product - definitely takes of the "edge" and makes one calmer.
04/12/2017, By Andrea
Escellant product. I take this every morning and im ready to take on the world lol. Feel totally relaxed yet in control.
21/11/2017, By Stella
I use this after 29 years on prescription anti-depressants and I have never looked back. Wonderful to have a natural product to fight major depression
17/07/2017, By Craig
I have used this product for a week now, along with Himalaya Mucuma, and have defiantly found an improvement in my sleep. I have suffered from insomnia for many years. This natural relief is a great help.
06/11/2016, By Mike
This one is a mood changer! It surely works for anxiety and depression. I substituted well known chemical anti-depressants (S5) and Im feeling even better!
12/02/2016, By Michelle
This stuff is a miracle!!! I won not buy this ever again! I wish it was a bottomless bottle lol
10/09/2015, By Irene
Ive been feeling low for a while until sceletium was recommended - taking this supplement has really helped me feel that I am struggling less and to just be more gentle on myself and has given me the space to work on getting my mojo back! Highly recommend it. Subtle but very powerful.
29/09/2011, By Anonymous
Thank you am always happy with my orders and the Sceletium is absolutely
fantastic, I saw a marked improved after three or four days. More energy and
no mood swings - hurray!!!! My whole family are happy. Thank you for all
the wonderful products you make available and your amazing service.

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