Choosing the right Adaptogen Herbs for Stress
Natural medicine has long appreciated herbs as natural sources for treating stress. One such example of this is adaptogen herbs. This is especially true when your body is supported
emotionally and nourished physically by wholesome food and select herbs.
For numerous people contending with daily anxiety and frazzled nerves, long-term stress has become a widely common occurrence. Adaptogens work through hormonal regulation of the stress response, by fortifying the body’s immune system as they decrease cellular sensitivity to stress. Adaptogen herbs include panax ginseng, holy basil (ocimum sanctum), astragalas root, ashwagandha (withania somnifera), rhodiola (rhodiola rosea), Licorice Root and reishi (ganoderma lucidum), mushroom. Today I will discuss the seven I believe to be the most beneficial as part of a stress relieving lifestyle. I have used most of these herbs and found them to be very helpful.
Top 7 Adaptogen Herbs for Stress
Panax ginseng is one well known adaptogen and considered by many to be the most potent. In humans, Panax ginseng has been shown to improve calmness and some aspects of working memory in healthy young adults. Read More