What are Adaptogens?

Naturally occurring plant based ingredients that help promote stress reduction and psychological balance. Adaptogens have been used for centuries in ancient Chinese herbal medicines and by pharmaceutical compounders. Each one claims to do something different, but generally, "Adaptogens help your body handle stress."

Adaptogenic herbs are the focus of our formulations. One of the things that make these herbs unique is their ability to adapt. We began with a wide variety of these whole herbs in our blends and we selected those that scored the highest for their ability to manage stress, focus and promote a state of relaxed alertness in our scientific studies. Then we carefully balanced them for optimal function.

Polygonum Multiflorum (Foti – Root extract)
A powerful Adaptogen renowned by the Chinese for centuries for its longevity properties and the herb of choice by emperors throughout the ages. Ancient Chinese Medicine records it as a Qi tonic that is a herb that benefits the immune system, increases mental clarity and promotes mental alertness.
Panax quinquefolius (American Ginseng)
Research has repeatedly shown that Ginseng known as the magical herb of the East has a myriad of health benefits such as helps the body cope with stress and enhances the feeling of calm and serenity. Enhances energy, alertness, reflexes and endurance.
Ginkgo Biloba
The Ginkgo Biloba tree is considered to be the oldest living tree on Earth, known as the tree of knowledge and prized by many oriental cultures for providing special health benefits.
Paullinia Cupana (Guarana Seed Extract)
A Powerful natural stimulant, today, the plant is known and used world wide as a general tonic that energizes the mind and body. Guarana is shown to have tonic and astringent properties. It acts to prevent mental and physical fatigue.
Phytosterols are Adaptogen plant compounds widely heralded for multiple health benefits. Phytosterols in recent times have undergone intense scientific study and are widely regarded for health benefits in boosting the immune system and are particularly useful to people who are physically and mentally stressed.
Clinical research suggests that L-Theanine stimulates activity in the brain known as Alpha waves, which are associated with a relaxed but alert mental state. Additional Human clinical research suggests that L-Theanine's properties improve learning performance, heighten mental acuity, promoting concentration and supporting the immune system.
Equisetum Arvense (Horsetail Herb Extract)
Horsetail extract is the most concentrated plant source of the mineral silica. Silica is primarily used to help support bone health and joint health and is a natural remedy in assisting in regulating the effects of age and cellular breakdown.
Soy (Isoflavones)
Numerous reports indicate that because Soy is high in Isoflavones, it can boost immunity and promote good health, Isoflavones are a class of phyto chemicals, which are components found only in plants (phyto means plant), and provide many health benefits.
Ashwagandha also known as Indian ginseng has been called the king of Ayurvedic herbs. It’s best known for reducing stress and anxiety. It may also assist in enhancing various aspects of physical performance.

Other Important Ingredients

L-Arginine has Adaptogenic properties, is an essential amino acid and one of the most important supplements available to improve circulation and blood vessel health. In brief it causes blood vessels to relax and opens them up, promoting easy blood flow.
Inositol supports overall relaxation and is an essential compound of the B vitamin group, often referred to as Vitamin B8. In the field of nutrition, well-being and health, a calming effect and supporting healthy cholesterol. Inositol has an important part to play. Not only is it required for general health, but also has specific functions in the body in which it assists. Examples of these functions include calming effect, supporting healthy cholesterol and Lecithin formulation.
Vitamin C
Is a natural detoxifier within the system and increases blood circulation. It is essential for the growth of body tissue cells and blood vessels. Longer living humans have been found to have higher amounts of vitamin C in their brain tissues. Vitamin C works ‘synergistically’ when taken with vitamin E. That is to say their combined effect is more potent than when taken separately.
Vitamin E
Vitamin E along with B group vitamins and vitamin C are among the most extensively clinically trialled of all known vitamins linked to health benefits such as:
  • Helps regulate cellular ageing
  • Effective for maintaining peripheral circulation
  • A strong presence of vitamin E has been conclusively linked to longevity
  • Regulates and limits the effects of oxidated stress

Clinically Validated Prebiotic

A Precision Prebiotic that Trains the Innate Immune System. Clinical research demonstrates that Benicaros trains the immune system to respond smarter, faster and stronger. Thanks to its dual mechanism of action, it also robustly and consistently promotes the growth of beneficial bacterial species in every type of gut microbiome ecosystem. These benefits strengthen gut health and are known to support overall health and well-being.
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