Adaptogens are herbs and medicinal mushrooms that help keep your body and mind in balance and increase your resilience to stress.
Their main ability is to regulate stress through their interaction with the three primary systems involved in stress regulation.
Two commonly used adaptogens that are each other's opposites in terms of properties, but which also share some similarities: Ashwagandha and Astragalus.
One is mainly used for its relaxing properties, the other to generate more energy.
Two powerful adaptogens: Ashwagandha root and Astragalus root
(Withania somnifera) is known as a super elixer in Ayurveda.
This calming herb (pictured on the right in the photo) helps your body and mind deal with various emotional and physical stressors. It helps reduce stress levels and anxiety by lowering the stress hormone cortisol and is used to support a healthy sleep rhythm.
It is known for its restorative and rejuvenating properties * , strengthens the immune, nervous and endocrine system as well as the cognitive functions.
It is an adaptogen that has a very favorable effect on the female hormonal balance.
Ashwagandha has also traditionally been used for its ability to promote both female and male fertility.
You can find Ashwagandha in the I am calm and I balance my emotions blend.
(Huang Qi) is one of the essential herbs in Traditional Chinese Medicine.
Its main characteristic is to strengthen the Chi / Qi or our life force. It increases energy levels and stamina and strengthens the immune system. Astragalus is anti-inflammatory, protects cells, supports tissues and organs and has anti-aging properties *.
The flavonoids and antioxidants help to strengthen the cardiovascular system.
You can find Astragalus in the I am energized and I sustain my power blend.
Do you have specific questions about adaptogens or do you want to know which adaptogens are most suitable for you?
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They are not a substitute for a balanced diet.
The information provided here is educational in nature and is not a substitute for regular medical care. These products are not intended to treat, diagnose, cure or prevent any disease.
Always consult with your doctor in case of physical or psychological complaints.
If you are taking medication, have a medical condition, are breastfeeding, etc., please consult with your doctor about whether you can use adaptogens. Adaptogens are not suitable for use during pregnancy.