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Dr. Kulreet Chaudhary

Veda Balance® Kit

The Veda Balance® Gut + Brain Kit was developed to support cognitive function, mood and emotional balance, and comfortable, efficient digestion – all at the same time.

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Tradition + Science = Transformational Healing

In the realm of holistic wellness, the Veda Balance® Gut + Brain Kit is a game-changer. Bridging the gap between cognitive prowess and digestive harmony, this revolutionary kit combines Ayurvedic wisdom and modern science to elevate your well-being. Unlike traditional approaches that focus on isolated aspects, the Veda Balance® Gut + Brain Kit understands the profound interplay between your gut and brain, treating them as a dynamic, interconnected unit.


Tradition + Science = Transformational Healing

Having a daily routine is an essential part of living an Ayurvedic lifestyle; it helps to ground us and invites health and vitality into our lives. Veda Balance® Gut + Brain is a powerful tool that you can easily, and cost effectively, add to your daily routine to support a healthy body and mind.

Harness the Healing Power of Nature's Bounty

Explore the carefully selected herbs and extracts that define the Veda Balance® Gut + Brain Kit:

ASHWAGANDHA (KSM-66®), also known as Indian Winter Cherry or Indian works to help strengthen a stressed-out nervous system by reducing levels of cortisol—the body’s primary stress hormone. This clinically validated multitasking adaptogen helps tame stress, brightens your mood, and curbs stress-related eating.
BRAHMI (SYNAPSA®) has been used by Ayurvedic practitioners for centuries as a memory and cognitive supporting tonic. This extract has been shown in multiple studies to support cognitive function, fostering learning and mental acuity.
SAFFRON is one of Ayurveda’s most prized herbal treasures. This herb is a treasure for mood enhancement and stress regulation, and promoting better sleep quality.
SHANKHPUSHPI a native plant to India is traditionally used for a wide range of benefits, aiding your overall well-being.

Nourish Your Digestive Harmony

Dr. Chaudhary's exclusive blend of Ayurvedic herbs and spices forms a potent elixir for digestion:

AMLA
Promotes healthy bowel movements and digestion.

GINGER
Used by herbalists for thousands of years to support gut and immune health.

TURMERIC &
BLACK PEPPER

Traditionally used as digestive aids.

FENNEL
Known to relieve digestive discomfort.

CUMIN
Literally means "promoting digestion" in Sanskrit and is used to promote digestive efficiency.

Realign with Ayurveda's Perfect Probiotic

B. coagulans MTCC 5856 (LactoSpore®), a spore-forming, lactic acid-based probiotic that honors the Ayurvedic principle that gut health and brain health are inextricably connected, helps restores gut-brain synergy. Clinical validation shows its ability to improve digestive health, stool consistency, and mood enhancement.

Alleviates stomach discomfort for a happy, comfortable gut

DigeZyme® is a clinically validated, vegan, non-GMO multienzyme blend that ensures comfortable digestion of diverse foods.

While GutGard®, a proprietary, clinically validated licorice extract reduces abdominal discomfort and promotes overall digestive happiness. A clinical study showed a reduction in abdominal discomfort, bloating, feelings of fullness, and occasional belching and nausea. Licorice is also renowned in Ayurveda for its excellent ability to nourish the lungs and adrenals, soothe the throat and digestive tract, and support immune system enhancement.



Understanding the Role of the Gut-Brain Connection

Ayurveda enlightens us on the intimate connection between gut and brain health. By treating them as a unified entity, we achieve balance and radiant health. Veda Balance® Gut + Brain Kit embodies this philosophy, providing you with the tools to ensure smooth digestion, heightened cognitive function, and an overall sense of well-being.

Experience the Transformation

Digestive Comfort

Soothes Stress

Regularity

Supports Memory

Lessens Gas and Bloating

Positive Mood

Tradition + Science = Transformational Healing

What sets Veda Balance® Gut + Brain, and all of the products included in the Veda Wellness line, apart from other products is how they are formulated, integrating Ayurvedic practices and modern science in a completely new way. Every formula blends traditionally used herbs with standardized and clinically proven extracts to provide you with the health boosting benefits you want, but without needing to consume a mountain of powder or swallow a bunch of pills.

The word Veda means ‘wisdom’ or ‘knowledge’ and refers to the ancient wisdom passed down through the ages. In Sanskrit, Ayurveda means “the science of life” and is the knowledge of health and healing that is based on maintaining balance between the body and the mind, and with the world around you.

Beyond the Bottle

Prajna Ayurveda provides everything you need to be successful and thrive in a way that fits your lifestyle and health needs, and meets you exactly where you are. You'll feel balanced and full of life, energy, and pure joy!


Ongoing
Support

You'll receive guidance, education, and easy-to-embrace recommendations from Dr. Chaudhary.

Dosha-Balancing
Guidance

Learn how to harmonize YOUR unique mind-body type for a healthy and happy life.

Access to the Prajna
Ayurveda Community

We'll connect socially to support and encourage each other, and have a safe space to learn and grow.

Ingredients and Dosage

1. Veda Balance® Gut

Suggested Use: Take 1 vegan capsule daily with a meal.

Serving Size: 1 Vegan Capsule
Servings Per Container: 28

Ingredient Amount Per Serving % DV
Ayurvedic Gut Blend
Organic Amla Powder (fruit), Organic Ginger Powder (rhizome), Organic Turmeric Powder (rhizome), Fennel Extract (seed), Cumin Extract (seed), Organic Black Pepper Extract (fruit)
310 mg *
Deglycyrrhizinated Licorice Extract
(root)(GutGard®)
150 mg *
DigeZyme® Digestive Enzyme Blend (protease,
amylase, cellulase, lactase, lipase)
75 mg *
B. coagulans MTCC 5856 (LactoSpore®) 2 Bil. CFU *
*Daily Value (DV) not established.

Other ingredients: Hypromellose, rice hulls, maltodextrin, silica

Precautions: Consult a health care practitioner before use if you are pregnant or nursing, have a serious medical condition, or use any medications.

GutGard® is a registered trademark of NATURAL REMEDIES PRIVATE LTD., exclusively distributed by AIDP in North America.
DigeZyme® and LactoSpore® are registered trademarks of Sabinsa Corporation.

Keep out of reach of children.

2. Veda Balance® Brain

Suggested Use:  Take 2 vegan capsules daily with a meal.

Serving Size: 2 Vegan Capsule
Servings Per Container: 28

Ingredient Amount Per Serving % DV
Vitamin B6 (as pyridoxal-5-phosphate) 15 mg 882%
Folate (as L-methyltetrahydrofolate calcium) 680 mcg DFE
(400 mcg)
170%
Vitamin B12 (as methylcobalamin) 200 mcg 8,333%
Ashwagandha Extract (root)(KSM-66®) 600 mg *
Bacopa monnieri Extract (whole plant)(Synapsa®) 320 mg *
Shankapushpi Extract (Convolvulus pluricaulis, whole plant) 100 mg *
Saffron Extract (stigma)(Clear’Saff®) 30 mg *
B. coagulans MTCC 5856 (LactoSpore®) 2 Bil. CFU *
*Daily Value (DV) not established.

Other ingredients: Hypromellose, rice hulls, dicalcium phosphate, maltodextrin, silica

Precautions: Consult a health care practitioner before use if you are pregnant or nursing, have a serious medical condition, or use any medications.

Keep out of reach of children.


  • Gluten Free

  • Soy Free

  • Dairy Free

Science and Quality

Veda Balance® Gut

Bacillus coagulans (LactoSpore®) 2 Billion CFU

LactoSpore is spore-forming, lactic acid-based probiotic containing the specific B. coagulans MTCC 5856 strain.

Two particular studies have shown positive effects with 2 billion CFU using LactoSpore B. coagulans. One randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial with 31 participants showed that 2 billion CFU of LactoSpore® reduced GI discomfort compared to placebo over a 90-day study period with individuals also reporting an improvement in quality of life.1

In another randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial with 40 individuals, results showed that supplementation with LactoSpore B. coagulans led to an improvement in mood and support of mental health, a reduction in gastrointestinal discomfort, and an improvement in digestive quality of life.2

GutGard® (Deglycyrrhizinated Licorice Extract, root) 150 mg

Licorice is traditionally used in Ayurveda for its ability to nourish the lungs and adrenals, soothe the throat and digestive tract, and support the immune system.

In a double-blind, placebo-controlled study, 50 participants who took GutGard for 30 days saw a reduction in bloating, belching, and nausea as well as reduced feelings of fullness after meals.3

A human study found that GutGard supports several aspects of healthy digestive function and animal studies indicate that deglycyrrhizinated licorice may support the gastric mucosal lining.4

DigeZyme® Enzyme Blend (75 mg)

DigeZyme is a unique blend of five vegan, non-GMO digestive enzymes that support the breakdown of carbohydrates, proteins, and fats from food.

Protease: breaks down protein and peptides.

Alpha-Amylase: helps break down carbohydrates. Amylase functions over a broad range of pH (3–8), which indicates it will help start to break down starches in the stomach after a meal. However, most carbohydrate digestion occurs in the intestines, where the enzymes will continue to work.

Cellulase: breaks down cellulose and chitin. It helps to free nutrients in fruits and vegetables.

Lactase: breaks down milk lactose, which is especially important for those with lactose intolerance.

Lipase: breaks down fat into glycerol and fatty acids.

Ayurvedic Gut Blend (310 mg)

Dr. Chaudhary is an expert at combining modern science with the ancient science of health known as Ayurveda. This unique blend of herbs and spices is what she recommends for supporting a healthy gut.

  • Organic Amla Powder (100 mg)
    • Amla, also known as amalki or dharti, is traditionally used to assist the bowels and support digestion.
  • Organic Ginger Powder (50 mg)
    • Ginger has been used by herbalists for thousands of years because of its gut health benefits. Ayurvedic practitioners also use ginger for supporting immune health.
  • Organic Turmeric Powder (50 mg)
    • Turmeric, also known as haldi, haridra, or Curcuma longa-Rhizoma, is traditionally used for digestive support.
  • Fennel Extract (50 mg)
    • Fennel is traditionally known to warm digestion and is used for support from digestive discomfort.
  • Cumin Extract (50 mg)
    • Cumin literally means “promoting digestion” in Sanskrit. Ayurvedic tradition holds cumin to be one of the best herbs for digestive sluggishness.

1Majeed M, et al. 2016. Nutrition Journal, 15:21.
2Majeed M, et al. 2018. Food Nutr Res, 4:62.
3Raveendra KR, et al. 2012. Evid Based Complement Alternate Med, 216970. Doi: 10.1155/2012/216970
4Mukherjee, 2010; Van Marle, 1981

Veda Balance® Brain

Ashwagandha root extract (KSM-66®), (600 mg)

Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera), also known as Indian winter cherry or Indian ginseng, has been used in Ayurveda for thousands of years as a Rasayana (a Sanskrit word that means path of essence) referring to techniques that restore the body’s vitality. Ashwagandha is a renowned adaptogenic herb for its ability to help the body adapt and respond to the effects of stress.

Prajna Ayurveda’s ashwagandha is produced using “Green Chemistry” principles (no alcohol or chemical solvents) using a process that is consistent with that described in traditional Ayurveda texts. The KSM-66 extract is cultivated from whole roots organically grown in Rajasthan, India.

In a double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled study 91 healthy perimenopausal women ages 45–60 years supplemented with 600 mg KSM-66 or placebo for eight weeks.1

  • At weeks 4 and 8, the KSM group had significantly greater reductions from baseline compared to the placebo group for:
    • Menopause Rating Scale (MRS) total score, and MRS somatic, psychological, urogenital subscores
      • KSM’s reduction in MRS total score was more than double that of placebo (23.5% vs. 10.9%) at week 8
    • Menopause-Specific Quality of Life Questionnaire (MENQoL) total score, and vasomotor subscore
    • Hot flash score (number of events per day)
      • KSM had an average reduction of 2.1 compared to 0.8 in the placebo group at week 8
    • At week 8, the KSM group had a significantly greater reduction from baseline compared to the placebo group for:
      • Follicle Stimulating Hormone (FSH)
    • At week 8, the KSM group had a significantly greater increase from baseline compared to the placebo group for:
      • Estradiol

In another double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled trial, subjects taking KSM-66 saw a significant reduction in levels of cortisol—a primary stress hormone—after 60 days, compared to placebo. Subjects were then given well-recognized psychological questionnaire tests to measure the effect of KSM-66. Test scores showed a significant reduction in stress and a tremendous reduction in anxiousness.2

***In a prospective, double-blind, randomized placebo-controlled trial, 50 healthy athletic adults received either 600 mg daily of KSM-66 or placebo over 12 weeks to evaluate the efficacy of KSM-66 on cardiorespiratory endurance and quality of life.3 The KSM-66 group showed the following improvements:

  • Cardiorespiratory endurance (VO2 max measures translated from 20-meter shuttle run): VO2 max as a measurement determines an athlete's ability to take in, transport, and utilize oxygen.
  • KSM-66 resulted in a significant increase in maximum oxygen consumption (VO2 max) at Day 56 and Day 84 as compared to placebo.
  • KSM-66 was able to help support cardiorespiratory performance in healthy adults while helping to improve their perception of their quality of life.

In another double-blind, placebo-controlled trial, female participants looking to improve their sexual function, between the ages of 21-50 were given either a placebo or 600 mg of KSM-66 ashwagandha. After 8 weeks the KSM-66 ashwagandha was seen to improve sexual function and feelings to enhance sexual health.4

KSM-66® ashwagandha has also been clinically validated to provide support for men’s health by boosting muscle size, enhancing testosterone levels, and improving muscle recovery.5 Researchers believe ashwagandha works on oxidative and non-oxidative mechanisms to provide potential support for male sexual health. It may work by providing healthy antioxidant support and it may also work in other ways to support healthy cortisol levels.6

Plus, research shows that KSM-66® ashwagandha supports healthy weight management. In a double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled trial, 50 subjects between the ages of 18–60 with a history of ongoing, stress were administered either a placebo or 600 mg daily of KSM-66® for 8 weeks. In conclusion this study suggests that ashwagandha root extract can be used for body weight management in adults under ongoing stress.7

Brahmi extract (Synapsa™), (320 mg)

Synapsa® is a patented and standardized extract of Bacopa monnieri, also known as Brahmi, which has been used in Ayurvedic tradition for centuries.

In a double-blind, placebo-controlled randomized trial, 62 healthy subjects between the ages of 18–60 years took Synapsa or placebo daily for 90 days. Supplementation with this patented brahmi extract resulted in significant improvement in working memory and rapid visual information processing.8

In another randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, crossover trial, 46 healthy subjects took of Synapsa or placebo daily for 12 weeks. Supplementation with Brahmi resulted in improvements in visual information processing speed, learning rate, memory consolidation, as well as reduction in occasional anxiousness.9

In a randomized controlled trial, 35 subjects between the ages of 55–70 years supplemented with Brahmi extract or placebo daily for 12 weeks. Those taking Brahmi demonstrated a significant increase in total memory score and logical memory sub-score compared to baseline.10

In an acute, double-blind, placebo-controlled crossover study, 24 healthy subjects between the ages of 18-56 years supplemented with Synapsa or placebo. Those taking Synapsa showed a significant improvement in their cognitive demand score, assessing mental function, versus placebo.11

Saffron Extract (stigma) (as Clear’ Saff), (30 mg)

Saffron is a Middle Eastern herb with strong antioxidant properties. Several studies show saffron’s support for mood health, starting in as little as one week. Plus, it’s shown to regulate stress levels and occasional anxiousness, and it may support better sleep quality.

In a double-blind placebo-controlled study 121 participants with low mood were given 28 mg of standardized saffron extract daily for 4 weeks. The saffron group had significant improvements compared to the placebo group for:

Profile of Mood States (POMS) scores:

Tension, confusion, fatigue, and vigor and total mood disturbance.

Positive and Negative Affect Schedule (PANAS):

Score is based on ratings of positive effects such as alert, enthusiastic, and interested, as well as negative effects such as irritable, distressed, and nervous.12

In another double-blind trial, 30 adults with low mood were given 30 mg saffron or placebo for 6 weeks. The saffron group had greater improvement in mood health starting in just 1 week and they experienced less occasional anxiousness.13

The positive effects of saffron on sleep quality was shown in a double-blind placebo controlled study of 55 adults with poor sleep given either 28 mg of saffron extract or placebo for 28 days. The saffron group showed significant improvements in sleep quality, number of awakenings, and alertness upon awakening.14

LactoSpore® Bacillus coagulans (2 billion CFU)

LactoSpore is spore-forming, lactic acid-based probiotic containing the specific B. coagulans MTCC 5856 strain.

Two particular studies have shown positive effects with 2 billion CFU using LactoSpore B. coagulans. One randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial with 31 participants with bowel issues showed that 2 billion CFU of LactoSpore® B. coagulans reduced GI discomfort compared to placebo over a 90-day study period with individuals also reporting an improvement in quality of life.15

In another randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial with 40 individuals with bowel and mood issues, results showed that supplementation with LactoSpore B. coagulans led to an improvement in mood and support of mental health, a reduction in gastrointestinal discomfort, and an improvement in digestive quality of life.16

Vitamin B6 (as pyridoxal-5-phosphate) (15 mg), Folate (as L-methyltetrahydrofolate calcium) (680 mcg DFE/400 mcg)

This trio of active B vitamins is essential for supporting cognitive health, including memory and recall as well as normal homocysteine levels for optimal cognitive function and cardiovascular health.

In a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial, 900 adults with psychological distress were assigned either to a supplement group (400 mcg folic acid and 100 mcg vitamin B12) or placebo for 24 months. Supplementation resulted in significant improvements on immediate (p = 0.046) and delayed (p = 0.013) recall. A significant improvement in overall cognitive health (p=0.032) and homocysteine levels was also seen (p<0.001).17

Three hundred twenty-nine healthy subjects ages 60–74 years old, participated in a randomized, double-blind parallel trial on the effect of low dose vitamin Bs on the Framingham risk score. The vitamin B treatment included 400 mcg of folic acid, 2 mg vitamin B6, 10 mcg vitamin B12, and 50 mg vitamin C, taken daily for 12 months. The control group took only vitamin C supplementation for 12 months. By the end of the study, the results showed an improvement in homocysteine concentration and HDL for the vitamin B group. The Framingham risk score was increased in both groups. The improvements seen suggest that combination of folic acid, B12 and B6 lowers plasma homocysteine concentrations, promotes cardiovascular health, and supports healthy HDL levels and healthy homocysteine concentrations already within the normal range.18

Shankhapushpi Extract (Convolvulus pluricaulis, whole plant) (100 mg)

Shankhpushpi, which goes by the botanical name Convolvulus pluricaulis is a perennial plant native to India. It’s been used in Ayurvedic tradition for centuries for its various health-promoting benefits.

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15Majeed M, et al. World J Microbiol Biotechnol. 2016.
16Majeed M, et al. Food Nutr Res. 2018:4:62.
17Walker JG, et al. Am J Clin Nutr. 2012;95:194–203.
18Wang L, et al. Eur J Nutr. 2015;54(3):455–64.

Product Quality

  • Manufactured to exacting standards using highest quality raw materials
  • Produced in accordance with our strict Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) that meet those set by the FDA’s Good Manufacturing Practices
  • Every batch tested to verify purity and potency specifications are met
  • Quality assured with our Triple-Testing Philosophy™
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