Plant Allies 🌿 known as ADAPTOGENS; help the body deal with STRESS more effectively!Increase quality of life, improve longevity & protect neurological health AKA our nervous system!
In Australia alone we have triggered some huge STRESS responses. With the end of 2019 & it’s devastating fires, then flash flooding, then the worldwide pandemic, creating confusion, conflict, much LOSS within our lives & an ELEVATED mental, physical & emotional demand on the human body! ‘Adaptogens, help to regulate our stress hormones & bring some calm to the adrenal glands. These little glands need some extra loving right now!
There are many plant friends that come to mind as a qualified herbalist & herb lover; without any further to do, introducing my top 5 favorite Herbal Adaptogens;
🌿Siberian Ginseng AKA Eleutherococcus,
Physical stress, fatigue, improves physical & mental performance. Labeled as the ‘King of Adaptogens.
🌿Withania AKA Ashwagandha,
Fatigue, physical stress, tonifying & uplifting the spirit, chronic fatigue symptoms, debility. A revered herb used in indigenous & Ayurvedic medicines for millennia.
🌿Astragalus, immune enhancing with chronic infections. Adaptogenic, debility & fatigue. Powerful herb in these times for both the prevention of respiratory infections & treating the ongoing stress.
🌿Licorice, adrenal tonic, physical stress coupled with depletion of energy, fatigue, regulation of stress hormones. Great herb for when there is excessive demand & wear and tear on the body.
🌿Rehmannia, adrenal depletion, stress & associate symptoms of stress. Deemed a herb of restoration. We all need a little nourishing right now.
⚠️ disclaimer; whilst these herbs are generally safe taken in a dried herb tea form, all herbs interact differently within each body. Whenever in doubt contact your Herbalist or Naturopath for a personalized dispensed herbal tonic!
Yours in GoodHealth Kerry Caudwell #MedicalHerbalist #ClinicalHerbalist #NaturopathicHerbalist the world of #Adaptogens 🌿✅🌿