"Adaptogens are a group of plants, roots and mushrooms that protect the body from stress by stabilizing its response to stress and boosting immunity while promoting overall health."
A treasure of Ayurvedic medicine, Ashwagandha’s root is well-known for its positive effects on the immune system and its invigorating properties.
Ashwagandha can help increase vitality, energy and fight cerebral fatigue by regulating cortisol levels (the stress hormone) reducing the harmful effects of stress and depression and can help stabilizing your whole hormonal system.
The bioactive compounds contained in Ashwagandha are withanolides which offer relaxing and calming virtues promoting restful sleep and relaxation.
Ashwagandha is mainly used for to strengthen the immune system, fight brain fatigue and for its relaxing properties.
Native to the mountains and forests of Japan, Maitake (“dancing mushroom” in Japanese) was so hard to find that its pickers danced with happiness as they discovered this incredibly rare treasure of nature.
Maitake is a powerful medicinal mushroom that anyone can benefit from and is known for stimulatingt he immune system, making the body more resistant to bacteria, fighting viruse sand tumor cells.
These powerful properties have been highlighted by numerous scientific studies confirming the anti-tumor properties of Maitake as well as its beneficial effects on hypertension and glycemic balance.
It is mainly used for its tonifying properties, to stabilize blood sugar levels and to fight against hypertension.
Long reserved for Chinese emperors and royalty as an elixir of youth, Reishi is known as "the mushroom of immortality" for its revitalizing properties.
Historicall yused as a source of longevity and energy, Reishi has risen to the highest rank of plants and mushrooms in traditional medicine.
Its abilities to boost the immune system and fight viruses and parasites have been the subject of numerous scientific studies.
It is mainly used to stimulate the immune system, increase resistance to stress (both physical and mental) and regulate hormonal balance.
Native to China, Lion’s Mane is a unique medicinal mushroom famous for its powerful nootropic properties and its ability to stimulate cognitive functions.
Its properties on the nervous system, neurons and the brain have been highlighted by Rita Levi-Montalcini, neurologist and Nobel Prize winner in medicine.
It contains many antioxidants and exhibits anti-inflammatory and immunomodulating properties.
Lion's Mane is a real support for the neural system and has the ability to regenerate neurons, being the richest natural source of NGF (nerve growth factor) proteins.
It is mainly used to improve cognitive functions, concentration and memory.
Deeply rooted in the Eurasian and North American culture, Chaga is one of the most antioxidant-rich foods available in the world.
This amazing medicinal mushroom offers many benefits including antiviral, immunostimulant and antioxidant properties.
Chaga is also famous for its high concentration in polysaccharides and triterpenes
(especially betulin) which have antitumor properties.
Science is now exploring chaga’s wide range of benefits and developing innovating formulas with chaga extracts in order to repair cells & reduce damage caused by free radicals and cell degeneration.
Chaga is mainly used to boost the immune system, fight inflammation and to promote skin radiance.
Cultivated in the highlands of the Andes for over 2,500 years, Maca is regularly referred to as Peruvian Ginseng.
Maca roots offer exceptional nutritional values and properties. Considered as a tonic for the body, Maca contributes to overall well-being and helps stabilizing hormonal balance as well as increasing vigor and sexual desire.
Maca is mainly used to support energy and mood, fight against physical fatigue and promote a healthy libido.
Used for over 1000 years in Japan for its effects on the immune system, Shiitake still bears the nickname "elixir of life".
Due to its exceptional composition, Shiitake helps fighting viruses, reducing inflammation and supporting the immune system.
Its immunomodulatory properties come from Lentinane (one of the polysaccharides present in Shiitake) which allows the stimulation of white blood cells and makes it a great ally at any time of the year to fight infections and help detoxify the body.
It is mainly used to promote blood circulation, increase vitality, reduce fatigue as well as to fight the signs of aging.