St. Francis Herb Farm was pleased to learn that two of our products had received special recognition at the 2017 Canadian Health Food Association (CHFA) trade show in Toronto. The annual National Nutrition Awards are given out every year in a large number of categories. The two gold awards were for Best Herb and Best Face Care products.
Best Herb Gold Award – Strest
Strest is a unique formula that helps to strengthen the nervous system and reduce anxiety. Our line of Strest is comprised of three different liquid tincture products — 50 ml, 100 ml and 250 ml sizes (For information on why we craft tincture please read more here). Also included are our Strest capsules.
A plant that is native to the dry areas of India, the Middle East, and northern Africa, ashwagandha (Withania somnifera) belongs to the Solanaceae or nightshade family.
Eleuthero (Siberian Ginseng)
Eleuthero root has been used in Traditional Chinese Medicine for thousands of years. A woody shrub that hails from the forests of northeastern Asia, eleuthero is an adaptogen used to increase stamina, as a tonic, and to boost overall health.
The bright red berries of this woody climbing vine that grows in the forested regions of northeastern China, as well as Russia. Schisandra berries have a long history of use in Traditional Chinese Medicine. Use it as an adaptogen and tonic to promote endurance, lower stress, and boost your immune system.