What is an Adaptogen?

Posted by Lala Naidu on

Adaptogens refer to a special category of herbs. These herbs assist the human organism, body-mind and spirit, in adapting to various stressful conditions and the challenges presented in the environment.

Plants are our friends and powerful allies –

Adaptogens regulate the body’s immune and neuro-endocrine systems, increasing resistance to all stressor including disease, and build stamina and vitality.

In order to be classified as an adaptogen, a plant must:

•Raise nonspecific resistance to disease
•Be capable of normalizing bodily functions even in disease states
•Be non-toxic and safe for ingestion for long-term preventive/nutritive consumption

(Source: ‘Herbal Defense’ by Robin Landis)

Therewith, adaptogens promote a sense of physical, mental and spiritual well-being, as well as promoting their capacities.

*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration, and are for educational purpose only. These statements and the herbal foods are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.

Herbal medicine Nutrition

← Older Post Newer Post →