adaptogen

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adaptogen

(əˈdæptədʒən)
n
(Medicine) any of various natural substances used in herbal medicine to normalize and regulate the systems of the body
[C20: from adapt + -gen]
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They all contain 15mg of CBD per can and are billed as being "powered by adaptogens" - meaning they contain natural substances claimed to reduce stress, such as mint, rooibos, chamomile and turmeric.
These supplements contain a combination of micronutrients (such as vitamin D, niacin, zinc, biotin, and selenium) and adaptogens (a natural substance that helps the body heal with stress and increased Cortisol production during stress) that may stimulate the growth and health of the hair follicle and minimize the production of stress hormones and dihydro testosterone.
The omnipresent use of adaptogens is likely based on traditional knowledge, as very little research has quantified what an adaptogen actually does.
(The lists vary because adaptogens aren't clearly defined.)
You can get Rhodiola and other adaptogens in Advanced Adaptogen Complex, which you can order by calling 800-791-3395.
Specific adaptogens are also helpful, but not all adaptogens have the same effect.
Adaptogens are nontoxic agents that increase resistance to stressors and prevent fatigue.
Adaptogens, or herbal medicines that may improve resilience such as Eleutherococcus senticosus and Schisandra chinensis, were used traditionally in herbal medicine to regulate stress response and provide additional benefits of increasing concentration, performance, and endurance in fatigue states (13,30).
Adaptogens: Harness the Power of Superherbs to Reduce Stress & Restore Calm directs health-minded readers to a group of herbal ingredients known as adaptogens which have been scientifically proven to lower levels of stress and prevent adrenal imbalances, and provides recipes for incorporating these herbs into one's diet.
The Pawceuticals functional CBD pet products are designed for dogs and cats and are scientifically formulated with a proprietary blend of adaptogens that may aid in comfort, calming, healthy gums support, immune support, itch support, joint support, kennel cough support, kidney support, liver support, urinary support and anti-aging.
"Adaptogens are gaining increasing attention as consumers seek natural alternatives for dealing with stress and anxiety."
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