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Adaptogens – Secret Weapon against Stress

If your feeling overstressed or burnt-out lately you’re not alone. We all feel stressed at times and gets the best out of us. Feeling exhausted can lead to Fatigue, Anxiety, and Insomnia. This can be due to either mental stress – need to meet a deadline at work or environmental stress – pushing your body to its limits like climbing a mountain.

Any kind of stress produces a hormone in our body called Cortisol. Cortisol is associated with fight or flight mode (a physiological reaction that occurs in response to a perceived harmful event/threat). It is good for us till the time we deal with the stressful situation, however, once the situation is over Cortisol needs to be balanced or it can have a harmful effect on our body and mind like anxiety and poor gut health.

In order to bring about a balance inside us and to improve and maintain our physical and mental health Adaptogens are no less than our knight in shining armor. Now, what exactly are Adaptogens? They are a category of herbs used as botanical medicines that carry a wide range of benefits, centering around:

  • Adapting to stress
  • Supporting metabolical function
  • Supporting immune functions
  • Restore hormonal balance (cortisol)
  • Improve attention
  • Lower stress-induced disorders and impairments in the body
  • Fight fatigue (that results from the overkill of physical or emotional stress)
  • high blood pressure, insulin resistance, and obesity)
  • Improve the function of organs (such as the liver and adrenal glands)

All this allows the body to be resistant to stress, increase the body’s strength and stamina, make the body and mind stress-resistant

The most famous and widely used adaptogens that have been used for centuries to boost immunity and balance hormonal levels in ancient Indian and Chinese cultures are:

  • Mushrooms,
  • Ginseng
  • Ashwagandha
  • Rhodiola

Now more than ever, we need adaptogens to be a part of our daily dietary routine. Today, we are filled with both mental and physical stress and that is affecting our lives in a huge manner. If stress is not controlled it can lead to chronic illnesses like heart disease, diabetes, or even phycological disorders caused by elevated cortisol levels such as anxiety, depression, etc.

Mushrooms are a great source of providing nutrition to the body and mind, as it’s packed with vitamins and minerals that help support our mental and physical functions. Functional mushrooms like Reishi, Cordyceps, Shitake, Turkey Tail, and Oyster to name a few are highly recommended to be used to relieve mental and physical stress.

Along with being a powerful adaptogen, these mushrooms are loaded with unique bioactive nutrients that are strong immunity boosters, antioxidants and help support

  • Cardio Health
  • Liver health
  • Gut health
  • Fight tumours
  • Boost overall health

We at Rooted have carefully sourced our mushrooms and lab-tested them for toxins or fillers and brought to you a super-blend of nourishing medicinal mushrooms hand-picked to support immunity, gut health, Hormonal functions, nervous system, and overall cardio health.

Revered in ancient herbal traditions, these potent adaptogenic herbs boost vitality and encourage longevity by driving communication of the pituitary gland and the brain’s hypothalamus with adrenal glands (situated above each kidney)

We give you an ideal mix of functional mushrooms which all of us need – Now more than ever!

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