Two commonly used adaptogens that are each other's opposites in terms of application, but also share some similarities: Ashwagandha and Astragalus.
One is mainly used for its relaxing properties, the other to generate more energy.
Ashwagandha root (Withania somnifera) is known as a super elixer in Ayurveda.
This calming herb (on the right in the photo) helps your body and mind deal with various emotional and physical stressors. It helps reduce stress levels and anxiety by lowering the stress hormone cortisol and is used to support a healthy sleep rhythm.
It is known for its restorative and rejuvenating properties * , strengthens the immune, nervous and endocrine system as well as the cognitive functions.
Ashwagandha has also traditionally been used for its ability to increase testosterone levels and promote male fertility.
You can find Ashwagandha in the I am calm and I balance my emotions blend.
Astragalus root (Huang Qi)
is one of the essential herbs in Traditional Chinese Medicine.
Its main characteristic is to strengthen the Chi / Qi or our life force. It increases energy levels and stamina and strengthens the immune system. Astragalus is anti-inflammatory, protects cells, supports tissues and organs and has anti-aging properties *.
The flavonoids and antioxidants help to strengthen the cardiovascular system.
You can find Astragalus in the I am energized and I sustain my power blend.
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