What is an Adaptogen?

Adaptogen - Plant derived agents that help to adapt the body or protect it from stress.

Requirements -

  • An adaptogen is nontoxic to the recipient.
  • An adaptogen produces a nonspecific response in the body—an increase in the power of resistance against multiple stressors including physical, chemical, or biological agents
  • An adaptogen has a normalizing influence on physiology, irrespective of the direction of change from physiological norms caused by the stressor.