3 Supplements To Calm Your Stress

With everything going on in the world today, we need help more than ever in managing all the stress in our lives — I know I do!

And yes, there are plenty of apps out there promising to help you get rid of your stress and make it all better.

However, this doesn’t always happen. Sometimes an app isn’t enough to calm down your monkey mind. Maybe you should add another weapon to your arsenal in your battle against stress. Something to help your body better adapt to stress — like adaptogens!

But what are adaptogens? Adaptogens are plants that help our bodies respond better to stress. Adaptogens have a normalizing effect, helping our bodies maintain homeostasis – that’s a fancy word for bringing it back into balance.

They get the name “Adaptogen” because these plants figured out how to adapt to thrive – not just survive – in unfriendly environmental conditions.

Today most adaptogens come in the form of teas or dietary supplements, You may also find them added to bars, drinks, smoothies, and even ice cream! For adaptogens to be effective, they need to give your body enough of a quality source. Most foods and drinks do not contain effective doses.

Herbal extracts can vary in strength so always purchase any supplements from a reputable company and follow your physicians’ or the manufacturer’s dosage instructions. If you’re taking powerful prescription drugs, you don’t want to start taking an herbal supplement without checking with your healthcare practitioner first.

If your aim is to relax and chill down a bit, 3 I like are Ashwagandha, Tulsi/Holy Basil, and Reishi to help alleviate stress and promote calmness.

Research supports Ashwagandha’s ability to lower cortisol and stress as well as improve sleep quality and ease anxiety.

Reishi is best known for its calming and relaxing properties. When taken in small doses regularly, reishi may help balance your body’s sleep cycles.

Holy basil or tulsi extract has been shown in studies to help people feel less anxious, depressed, and stressed but more social.

Adaptogens can be your superhero, however, no herb can undo or prevent all stress-related damage to your body. They can’t undo the effects of poor lifestyle habits or a crappy diet. You need to pay attention to these areas of your life too.

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