Adaptogens: Plants That Help Your Body Deal With Stress

by Kristy Harvey •

Work. Kids. Marriage. Financial Problems. There are one hundred little things in any given day that can really stress us out — and all that worrying is bad for our health. In fact, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimate that up to 90% of doctor visits in the United States are stress related. Autoimmune diseases, obesity, depression, sleep …


Rhodiola Rosea: Hypereffective Adaptogen

by Justin Thomas •

Golden Root or Rhodiola Rosea is a plant native to mountainous regions of Asia, Eastern Europe, and the Arctic. It has been used throughout history in those areas to combat fatigue and restore energy. Recently it has been getting worldwide attention due to its effectiveness as an “adaptogen”. Explaining the effects of the adaptogens is difficult, since each one affects …