Adaptogenic plants: why should you adopt them?
You may have heard the word 'adaptogen' thrown around a lot lately. But what exactly does it mean? What are adaptogenic plants used for?
Today, we're going to explain the effects of adaptogenic plants on the body, and why everyone's so crazy about them..
What are adaptogenic plants?
Adaptogenic plants are recognized for their ability to combat stress and fatigue. They have been used in traditional Indian medicine (Ayurveda) for centuries. Essentially composed of trace elements, amino acids and vitamins, they have toning virtues and combat stress.
These plants are known as adaptogens, because they help the body adjust to combat stress and fatigue. Adaptogenic plants fight against energy dips due to physical or mental exertion.
Their action on the body is triggered when it is in a state of stress or fatigue. They help to regulate these parameters and restore balance.
These plants are neither addictive nor have any negative long-term consequences. They are totally healthy for the body.
How does it work?
Adaptogenic plants act on the body as a whole, increasing the body's overall resistance. They increase the body's capacity to adapt to different environmental factors and avoid their negative effects.
To do this, they regulate the production of cortisol, the hormone responsible for stress, to significantly reduce it. They also strengthen weak immune systems and promote the production of serotonin (the hormone responsible for feelings of joy).
As immunomodulators, they stimulate or reduce immune system reactions according to your body's needs. By strengthening your immune system, adaptogenic plants enable you to regulate your metabolism. As a result, your body is able to respond appropriately to stress. These plants have a calming effect on stressed individuals, and a stimulating effect on those suffering from general or temporary fatigue. These plants literally adapt to give you what your body needs.
Finally, adaptogenic plants improve mood and reduce fatigue.
Our adaptogenic plants :
To make it easier for you to incorporate them into your diet, we have chosen to offer these plants in capsule form.
This green-flowered plant was already recognized by the Vikings for its energizing effects on the body. It contains over 140 active ingredients. It also tones and strengthens the body.
Rhodiola also helps improve digestive health (relieves irritable bowel syndrome) and combats low morale, helping to reduce stress and overwork.
In case of fatigue, it facilitates recovery, prevents exhaustion and boosts stamina. A stimulant, Rhodiola enhances mood and general well-being.
Of Indian origin, ashwagandha is also known as the plant that "regenerates and rejuvenates" in Ayurvedic tradition. Its root is used because it contains numerous antioxidants and amino acids beneficial to the body. Ashwagandha helps stressed or anxious people to relax. Anxiety, depression, nervousness, fatigue, stress... ashwagandha helps combat all these ailments.
More surprisingly, this plant adapts to the body and its needs: taken in the morning,ashwagandha capsules provide energy and vitality. In the evening, they promote restful sleep and combat insomnia. Ashwagandha is particularly stimulating for the body, restoring energy to tired people.
Caution: ashwagandha is not recommended for pregnant and breast-feeding women.