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Chalk it all up to a mixture of genetics, diet (including a regimented food plan full of adaptogens and activated cashews), and the brand’s new skin-care line.
His goal is to increase the understanding and awareness of adaptogens.
Meet Moon Juice’s Beauty Shroom, Bacon’s new skin-care line, launching on June 19, that taps into the adaptogens—medicinal mushrooms and herbs often used in Ayurvedic practices to mitigate the effects of stress on the body.
Bacon says the adaptogen combo is said to lower cortisol levels by up to 24 percent.
Organic coffee and cacao powder turn this sip into an antioxidant hit, plus chaga, a medicinal mushroom and adaptogen, helps the immune system regulate itself.
This recipe features nutmeg (a natural sleep aid) and ashwagandha (an adaptogen that helps your body deal with stress) to shepherd you to dreamland.
This powdered sip contains seven different adaptogens that can spike everything from your tea to your smoothie.
Try the Holy Latte, a matcha latte packed with adaptogens (herbs), Bulgarian rosewater, vanilla extract and cinnamon.
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medical Definition of adaptogen
- Fortunately, a class of herbs known in herbal medicine as adaptogens can provide an added boost of vitality and increase the body's ability to adapt to common stresses.
- —James Bailey, Yoga Journal,, January/February 2004
adaptogenicplay \ə-ˌdap-tə-ˈje-nik\ adjective
- … adaptogenic herbs like ginseng and milk thistle, which can help build stress resistance.
- —Barb Berggoetz, The Indianapolis (Indiana) Star, 30 Oct. 2007
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