In our modern world, most people rarely get the opportunity to relax and “unwind”.   As a result, they are often plagued by stress-related health problems. Chronic stress can contribute to problems like fatigue, anxiety, nervous tension, muscle pain, stiffness, and depression. Over time, it can contribute to digestive weakness, immune weakness, chronic inflammation, restless and disturbed sleep, high blood pressure, cardiovascular disease and weight gain.

Fortunately, there are ways to help reduce your stress levels while improving your overall health.  An effective means of stress reduction is now available in the form of adaptogenic herbs. “Adaptogen” is a word coined by Russian scientists to describe the effects of eleuthero root (also known as Siberian ginseng). Scientists in Russia discovered that eleuthero root improved athletic performance, enhanced energy and immune function, and even reduced the number of mistakes made by clerical and office workers. They found the plant accomplished these feats by reducing the output of stress hormones and improving the body’s ability to cope with physical and emotional stress. They even learned that eleuthero root helped prevent Soviet cosmonauts from getting space sickness due to weightlessness, a fact later shared with American astronauts.

Since the benefits of eleuthero root were discovered, other herbs around the world have also been found to possess adaptogenic effects. AdpataMax combines several of these herbs into one formula. It also contains herbs that enhance circulation, glandular function, and the immune system. AdaptaMax also has antioxidant and blood sugar regulating properties.

AdaptaMax can be taken by anyone who desires to improve physical endurance, immune function and the ability to cope with the stresses they face in life. It contains eleuthero root and twelve other adaptogenic and tonifying herbs, as follows:

Rhodiola rosea is another herb from Russia shown to possess powerful adaptogenic properties. Russian studies show that it enhances both mental and physical performance. It is an antidepressant and has a cancer-preventing effect.

Korean ginseng has long been prized in the Orient for its ability to enhance overall health, especially in the elderly. It improves digestive function and glandular activity, while increasing energy and stamina. It is warming and stimulating.

Ashawaganda, also known as Indian ginseng, is used in Ayurvedic medicine as a tonic because of its tonifying and restorative properties. It helps restore vitality to people who are suffering from overwork and nervous exhaustion. It also helps with recovery from long term stress.

Rosemary has a tradition in western herbalism as a tonic for the brain, improving cognitive function and memory. It contains powerful antioxidants that help protect the body from free radical damage.

Gynostemma pentaphyllum is an adaptogenic herb from China. It balances the energy system of the body.

Schizandra is a powerful adaptogenic herb used in Chinese medicine to balance and harmonize the organs of the body. Schizandra helps with many of the health problems brought on by chronic stress, including disturbed sleep patterns, fatigue, shortness of breath, loss of concentration, forgetfulness and irritability.

Astragalus is considered a general tonic in Chinese medicine and is often used in place of Korean ginseng in formulas. Modern research shows that it enhances immune function, increases endurance, lowers blood pressure, and balances body fluids.

Reishi mushroom enhances the immune system, aid liver and cardiac function, and reduce allergic responses.

Suma has been called Brazilian ginseng. It is an adaptogenic herb that regulates blood sugar, enhances energy, and aids the immune system. It also has anticancer properties.

Ginkgo has been researched extensively in Europe as a circulatory aid and an anti-aging herb. It enhances cognitive function and circulation to the brain. It also aids general and peripheral circulation.

Alfalfa is a nutritive herb and a rich source of trace minerals. It is used as a general tonic. It aids pituitary gland function.

Kelp is a seaweed that is rich in iodine and trace minerals. It is known for its ability to feed the thyroid gland.

A final ingredient in AdaptaMax is the mineral chromium, which is very important for balancing blood sugar levels and for preventing cardiovascular disease.

If you are having issues with sleep and/or ongoing stress, You may find this adaptogenic complex gives your body what it needs to find its way back to normal.  As always, if you have any questions, fill out a contact form and get the conversation started.


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