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Frequently Asked Questions

What is an adaptogen?

Adaptogen is an umbrella term for a category of herbs and medicinal mushrooms that help your body adapt to stress. Adaptogens help your body adapt to stressors (whether chemical, physical or bioliogical). They help your 

How do adaptogens work?

Adaptogens have a regulating effect on your hormonal system. When taken regularly, adaptogens have long-lasting health benefits including hormone regulation, reduced inflammation, enhanced focus, improved sleep.

Will I notice a difference?

Unlike drugs or alcohol, adaptogens do not make you feel "different" immediately. With ongoing, consistence use, you will likely feel healthier, more balanced, and less frazzled. 

Who formulated your products?

Retreat was made by a leading, female herbalist and a recipe developer. Our products were certified by regulatory authority following FDA guidelines. They're delicious, and safe to eat.

I'm pregnant. Can I take adaptogens?

Because of the effect adaptogens have on hormones, it is not recommended to take adaptogens while pregnant.

Are they safe for children?

Generally, yes. We love adaptogens because they are multigenerational and family-friendly—children, parents, grandparents and even the family pet can take adaptogens!

How much should I eat?

You can have as much Retreat as you like—it's safe to eat just as you would peanut butter. Each serving (two tablespoons) of Retreat contains a maintenance dose of adaptogens. To get the full health benefits, we recommend two tablespoons daily. That said, you can eat more, if you like, and you will be fine.

How should I eat Retreat?

You should eat Retreat as you would peanut or almond butter! Balance, Focus and Boost are meant to be all-day nut butters! These flavors are great  on toast, on fruit, in a smoothie, with crackers, or straight out of the jar.

Focus, which supports mental clarity, makes a great afternoon pick-me-up, either on fruit, crackers or straight out of the jar when you need protein and energy!

Calm is our evening wind-down flavor, it tastes great on ice cream, cookies, or by the spoonful with a glass of wine! 

When will my order arrive?

Your order ships two-day shipping when you place an order via FedEx. You will receive your tracking number via email. If you order on a Friday or a weekend, you can expect your order early the following week.