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Adaptogens are basically the herbs that are known for having a number of therapeutic and health benefits.

BY JOHN MILLER

Everyone around us has some issues that they have to deal with every day. Whether these issues are work-related or related to personal life, they can cause some amount of stress and anxiety in people. Not to mention, the unhealthy life schedule and busy routines can make things worse. It is crucial for all of us to take care of our health, especially our mental health.

Stress and anxiety are two of the most common mental health issues that people suffer from. They can take a toll on the quality of life you lead and may even cause some other health problems. Now, one of the best ways to find relief from stress and anxiety in your life is to take an adaptogen blend supplement.


Adaptogens are basically the herbs that are known for having a number of therapeutic and health benefits. These herbs have been used for centuries in Ayurveda and Traditional Chinese Medicine. In this post, we are going to learn about some of the best adaptogens that can help in managing anxiety and stress in people. So, let’s get started.

#1. Ashwagandha

One of the most popular adaptogens in Australia for anxiety and stress is ashwagandha. For thousands of years, this herb has been used by Ayurvedic practitioners, thanks to its health benefits.

Ashwagandha has steroidal lactones (known as withanolides) and flavonoids, which promote a healthy response to stress. This herb can boost your mood and enhance your mental health while also strengthening your immune system. In addition to this, it can also increase your energy levels.

People suffering from anxiety and stress also experience a lack of sleep, fatigue, and fluctuating blood sugar levels. But ashwagandha can help people manage all of these symptoms while also maintaining healthy lipid profiles. A great advantage of taking ashwagandha is that it can also help your body recover from the damage caused by stress.

#2. Holy Basil

Another very common adaptogen that can be very effective in providing relief from stress and anxiety is holy basil (or tulsi). It is one of the best organic adaptogens that you can use for these two mental health issues.

This adaptogen originally hails from India and is even considered a sacred plant by the Hindus. In fact, in India, tulsi is known as the “elixir of anti-aging.” Tulsi contains antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, and antifungal properties. These properties are effective in providing relaxation and promoting the natural response of the body against stress.

Various studies have proven the effectiveness of holy basil against stress, anxiety, and depression. A small study was published in the Nepal Medical College Journal that showed that this adaptogen could help in improving the symptoms associated with depression.

So, if you are experiencing anxiety, stress, or even symptoms of depression, this adaptogen can be beneficial for you.

#3. Rhodiola

The last adaptogen we are mentioning on our list of adaptogens for stress and anxiety is Rhodiola. People have been using the roots of Rhodiola for centuries for a number of health benefits it has to offer. It is even effective in providing relief from anxiety, depression, stress, and fatigue.

Rhodiola is believed to support the nervous system while also enhancing the immune system and energy levels of a person. In addition to this, it can also support the response of the body to physical stressors.

This herb is effective in lowering the levels of cortisol in people while also having a positive effect on brain function.

There are various studies that show that adaptogens can be beneficial for your mental health. You can even incorporate a mushroom adaptogen blend supplement to get relief from anxiety and stress.


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