List of Adaptogenic Herbs and Mushrooms

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This is the list of most well-known and effective adaptogenic herbs: American Ginseng (Panax quinquefolium) Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera) Asian Ginseng (Panax Ginseng) Astragalus (Astragalus membranaceus) Eleuthero Root (Siberian Ginseng) Jiaogulan (Gynostemma pentaphyllum) Licorice Root (Glycyrrhiza glabra) Rhodiola … [Read more...]

Adaptogenic Herbs for Adrenal Fatigue

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Adrenal fatigue may respond favorably to the use of adaptogenic herbs. An adaptogenic herb helps the body to normalize after times of stress. It decreases hormone secretions when levels are too high, and increases hormones when levels are too low. Many athletes like adaptogens because the herbs enable their bodies to recover faster from an intense … [Read more...]

Which type of ginseng is best for you?

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One of the questions I get asked about a lot is ginseng.  And there's a lot misunderstanding about ginseng.  It's a wonderful herb and you read lots of medical reports and news reports about ginseng, but one thing that confuses people a lot is that there's different types of ginseng, and depending on which type you take, you may have good or really … [Read more...]