Well, kind of like it’s name implies, these Plant Allies help our body adapt to stress, in any way that our body needs which could mean different functions depending on the circumstances that the body is being faced with at the moment.
‘Adaptogens restore homeostasis within the body balancing hormones, lowering cortisol levels, produce positive stress response, increase recovery time after an illness and immune building function.
According to a Russian Dr., I.I. Brekhmann, who popularized the concept of adaptogens through his research, there are 3 criteria that they must fulfill:
1. Do no harm, place no stress on the body.
2. Assist the body in adapting to a wide range of
internal stressors (emotions, noise, pollution) as well as
3. Has an amphoteric (normalizing) effect on the
activity of several body systems – especially the nervous
system, hormonal system, and immune system.’
Excerpt from, ‘Discover The Essence Of Plant Medicine, The Five Principles Of Lifesaving Herbs.’
The Cannabis plant is an adaptogen explaining it’s ability to restore homeostasis within our system. But it’s not the only one, there are many more but the beauty is that they all have the same effect on our bodies….well being.
Have you tried any adaptogens?
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