Why You Should Care About Adaptogens


Here’s a fascinating article from the food blog 40 Aprons. It’s called All About Adaptogens + How They Can Help You Perform, Sleep, and Feel Better.

It shares some really cool ideas. Here’s one that’s particularly thought-provoking:

Ashwagandha and Asian ginseng are successfully used to soothe long-term sources of stress and the hormone imbalances that may result from it. Also listed amongst the stress lowering herbs are holy basil, Rhodiola, and licorice root.  Licorice allows your body to produce more cortisol under stress so that you can resolve the stressful situation more quickly.

Have a look at the full article for more of the author’s insights.

Read the source article at Clean Eating, Paleo, and Whole30 Recipes