Ashwagandha

Boost Your Resistance to Stress with Adaptogens

…and to treat a wide range of symptoms. There are several different types of adaptogens: * Rhodiola rosea, also called Russian rhodiola, and ashwagandha used in Ayurvedic medicine, are popular adaptogens that modulate the ill effects of stress. * Panax ginseng, called the “king of herbs,”…

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Diabesity Challenge Tip: Dealing With Holiday Stress

…called Russian rhodiola, belongs to a group of medicinal plant compounds known as adaptogens (other well-studied adaptogens include ginseng and ashwagandha). Adaptogens help modify a wide range of hormonal responses, and have proven particularly effective in protecting the body from the impacts of…

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