Adaptogen 75 veg caps (1010)
Adaptogen helps maintain energy, vitality and physical stamina. Gently supports adrenal function and calms the nervous system. Aids stress resistance. Used for: adrenal and immune support, supports healthy mental performance, and combats occasional fatigue.
The herbs in this formula can help to improve attention, mediate the some of the effect that stress has on cognitive function; they help to rebalance some hormones. That’s why they are called “adaptogenic” herbs. In response to a stressful event, if cortisol levels are high (hyperadrenal), the herbs can lower the level; on the other hand, if cortisol is low (hypoadrenal) these herbs can slightly increase it.
While mainstream medicine does not recognize adrenal fatigue as a disorder, the symptoms are very real. Read this Washington Post article.
For an Ayurvedic perspective on adrenal fatigue, see this article in Yoga Journal.