A Deep Dive Look at Adaptogens

A Deep Dive Look at Adaptogens

🌿Botanical Name Withania somnifera

🌿Family Solanaceae

🌿Energetics Bitter, astringent, sweet, warming

🌿Part Used Root (less commonly leaf and fruit)

🌿Properties Tonic, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, immune amphoteric, antitumor, nervine, antispasmodic, mild astringent, and diuretic

Ashwagandha is a powerful adaptogen, and it is found in our ‘Anxiety Blend’, ‘Energy & Focus AM Gummies’, ‘Smooth Moves Intimacy Lube’ and the ‘High Strung’ Tincture from Roots to Remedies.

🌿Botanical Name Schisandra chinensis

🌿Family Magnoliaceae

🌿Energetics Sour, sweet, salty, bitter and pungent

🌿Part Used Fruit, seeds

🌿Properties Adaptogen, antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, immune tonic, astringent, hepatoprotective, nervine, and expectorant

Schisandra Berries are known as the ‘Five-Flavor Berry’ containing sour, sweet, salty, bitter and pungent all at once. It is a powerful adaptogen, and it is found in the ‘Awake’ CBD Oil. Schisandra Berries boost mental performance: improving memory and mental clarity, and support sustained and balanced natural energy.

🌿Botanical Name Ocimum sanctum

🌿Family Lamiaceae

🌿Energetics Pungent, sweet, warm

🌿Part Used Herb

🌿Properties Adaptogen, antibacterial, antidepressant, antioxidant, antiviral, carminative, diuretic, expectorant, galactagogue (promotes the flow of mother’s milk), and immunomodulator 

Also known as ‘Tulsi’, Holy Basil a powerfully healing herb and adaptogen, and it is found in our NEW ‘Intention’ Roller and ‘Calm’ Oil tincture from Wild Herb Botanicals. Primarily known for its calming and antidepressant properties, there has also been scientific research which shows Holy Basil helps decrease mental fog, poor memory, ADD, ADHD and helps to protect the heart and gut.

🌿Botanical Name Ganoderma lucidum

🌿Family Ganodermataceae

🌿Energetics Bitter, warm

🌿Part Used Mushroom

🌿Properties Adaptogen (mild), cholesterol-lowering, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antiviral, heart tonic, hepatoprotective, immunomodulator, and nervine 

Reishi is a powerfully healing adaptogen, and it is found in the ‘Rest & Recharge’ PM Gummies, the ‘High Strung’ Adaptogenic Herbal Extract from Roots to Remedies, the ‘Drifters’ CBN Lollipops from Canvast, and the Medicinal Mushroom & CBD Hot Chocolate Mix from Roots to Remedies.

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