An adrenal tonic to help combat the effects of stress on your metabolism. The calming effects of adaptogenic herbs and Phosphatidylserine help to manage the negative effects of stress on your body.
Ashwagandha is best known for its stress-lowering effects. The medicinal herb appears to help lower levels of cortisol, a hormone produced by your adrenal glands in response to stress. More specifically, daily doses of 125 mg to 5 grams for 1–3 months have shown to lower cortisol levels by 11–32%
Adaptogenic herbs have been shown to help keep the HPA axis in balance. Glycyrrhiza glabra (licorice) in particular has been shown to help support HPA axis balance by impacting morning cortisol levels. This is important because chronically low cortisol levels can put stress on adrenal function.
Rhodiola suppresses the production of cortisol and increases levels of stress-resistant proteins. Studies have found that it restores normal patterns of eating and sleeping after stress; lowers mental and physical fatigue; and protects against oxidative stress, heat stress, radiation and exposure to toxic chemicals.
Quercetin provides is a neuroprotective antioxidant that assists to quelling the damage caused by stress and stress induced inflammation.
Siberian ginseng has traditionally been used as an adaptogen, a compound that increases one's ability to adapt to environmental factors, including physical and emotional stress. Studies have investigated the effect of Siberian ginseng on increasing energy, reducing fatigue, and on enhancing exercise performance.
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