List of Adaptogenic Herbs and Mushrooms

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 rosea
  • Schizandra Berry
  • Tulsi (Holy Basil)


Adaptogenic mushrooms list:reishi[1]

  • Reishi Mushroom (Ganoderma lucidum)
  • Cordyceps
  • Maitake (Grifola frondosa)
  • Shiitake (Lentinus edodes)


Although there may be more herbs that belong in this category than those written about here, the adaptogenic herbs featured here are some of the most well-known and effective herbs to aid stress, and help you to return to feeling normal more quickly.