Many medicinal mushrooms, herbs, spices, and tinctures are now being promoted for, and touted as, a form of natural stress relief.

It’s safe to say that 2017 was the year that “adaptogens” started trending on a mainstream level in the health and wellness community. These herbal supplements, however, are nothing new; adaptogens have been used since ancient times to address mental and physical signs of stress in Eastern medicine practice, and primarily with Ayurveda. Now, adaptogens are a buzzy topic of conversation, and for good reason, based on what has been studied thus far.

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