5 Benefits of Adaptogens

Holy Basil

Adaptogens are all the rage these days, it seems. Adaptogens are herbs that have the ability to help the body adapt to stress. Herbs that are categorized in this group include: ginseng, holy basil, ashwaganda and nettle seed, to name but a few.

  1. Adaptogens help your body adapt to stress via the HPA axis (hypothalamic–pituitary–adrenal).
  2. Adaptogens are non-toxic and can be used as long-term tonic remedies.
  3. Adaptogens can enable the body’s cells to access more energy.
  4. Adaptogens can mediate inflammatory responses in the body.
  5. Adaptogens can regulate endocrine and neuroendocrine balance within the body.





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