Equilibrium Energy Superfood
I have been given this product as part of a product review through Chronic Bloggers Network. Although the product was a gift, all opinions in this review remain my own and I was in no way influenced by the company.
I was thrilled to have the opportunity to try this product. Why wouldn’t I have been, isn’t energy something most chronically ill people lack? I was also very skeptical of the contents in that little jar. Could something that was developed to give athletes and people with active lifestyles more energy really help me, someone who lives life in the slow lane? And let’s not forget that those slow lane days are actually my good days!! Most of my life can be described as sitting on the side of the freeway with four flat tires! Anyways, before I share my experience with Equilibrium Energy Superfood, I want to tell you a bit about the product, its ingredients, and how they are supposed to help.
What is Honey Colony Equilibrium Energy Superfood? It is a special blend of 12 organic and wildcrafted ingredients, with the core ingredient being raw honey. These ingredients naturally stimulate the nervous system, enhance brain function, support muscle relief, and provide anti-inflammation support, in addition to boosting energy.
These superfoods are:
Raw Honey: Helps neutralize toxins, relieves pain, is a fabulous cough suppressant (we use honey for coughs in our home), and is anti-bacterial, anti-allergic, and anti-inflammatory.
Bee Pollen: Is rich in antioxidants and in vitamins A,B,C,D, & E, is a natural appetite suppressant, and antibiotic.
Active Natural Prebiotics: Prebiotics help support and fertilize already active bacteria in the colon while increasing fiber consumption, resistance to pathogens, and preventing gastrointestinal infections.
Phytoplankton: Is one of the most nutrient-dense superfoods on the planet. It helps to support cell regeneration, repair DNA, reduce inflammation, boost immune system response, combat free radicals, and support organ, muscle, and joint function.
Blue Algae: Aids in heavy metal detoxing, cardiovascular disease prevention, and weight management.
Medicinal Mushrooms: Have been shown to contain anti-cancer, anti-inflammatory, antiviral support, and allow for better diabetes management.
Double- Directory Adaptogenic Herbs: Helps to stimulate the nervous system for a boost of energy without negative stimulant side effects.
ORMUS: Known for boosting immune function, increasing energy and strength, supporting healthier sleep, enhancing mood, improving brain function and promoting healthy pH balance.
Ginger: Has been shown to suppress allergic reactions, decrease muscle discomfort, provide menstrual pain relief, enhance cognitive processing, offer anti-inflammation support, and inhibit oral bacteria growth.
Organic Turmeric: It’s medicinal abilities include anti-inflammation, tumor growth inhibition, destruction of bacteria membranes, and immune system enhancement.
Bee Propolis: Used by bees to sanitize their hives, it is an anti-bacterial, anti-fungal, anti-viral, and antioxidant superfood.
Royal Jelly: benefits include skin treatment, treatment for asthma and high cholesterol, and could alleviate adverse effects of menopause.
First, the packaging. I love the Biophotonic jar. It protects the product and improves its substance. However, I do have one complaint. The label is impossible for me to read. The print is very small and while gold looks nice, white may be easier to read. My bifocals were of no use, so instead I had to take a picture of the label and then zoom in.
As for the product itself, it looks like tar, smells and tastes like black licorice, and is gritty. My first thought was “What the heck did I commit to putting in my body??!!” I would have to assume that if you are someone who likes black licorice, the smell and taste wouldn’t be an issue. However, I am far from a fan of it, but since I only needed one teaspoon each morning, I figured I would give it a try. The taste lingered for hours, even after I brushed my teeth. Apparently, I am not the only one who is not fond of the taste. Others have suggested putting in a smoothie. My thought on that was and is, why would I want to prolong the agony?? I couldn’t imagine how a smoothie could disguise the flavor. Instead I wanted to get it over with as quickly as possible and found a way to immediately wash away the taste. I prepare my morning cup of coffee, take my teaspoon of Equilibrium Energy Superfood, quickly chase it with my coffee, then brush my teeth. This made my mornings, not to mention the rest of my day, much more pleasant. Keep in mind that I make my coffee VERY strong. Starbucks’ strongest coffee is weak compared to what I brew.
My experience. One thing I noticed was that my “good’ days were better. Because there are no cures for my conditions, I didn’t expect it to stop a flare or turn me into Wonder Woman. I did however experience more energy. I wasn’t running marathons, in fact most days that additional energy wasn’t related to what I could physically do. Instead it was my mental energy that impressed me the most. The clarity I experienced, helped me write for longer periods, which is a big deal for a blogger and free-lance writer.
Funny thing about the taste. I decided to take a break from the product for a few days. During that time I found myself craving it!! When I resumed taking it, I discovered that the taste no longer disgusted me. If there is one thing I have learned over the past few months as I have made many changes to my diet, is that not everything that is best for my body tastes good. And guess what? That’s okay! My new attitude is that I prefer to digest something that I am not crazy about yet provides my body the nutrients it needs, rather than eat things that only tantalize my taste buds yet are harming my body.
Be sure to visit the Honey Colony to learn more about Equilibrium Energy Superfood and their other quality products!
Wishing you a day filled with many reasons to smile and more energy!!
The Disabled Diva