Adaptogens: A History of Extraordinary Benefits

 

         Adaptogens are possibly nature’s most powerful substances for health and wellness.  

 

          Used as medicine for centuries, adaptogens are a small category of plants that can help us adapt to stress of all types. 

 

         Known to survive and even thrive in the harshest conditions on earth, scientists discovered that adaptogenic herbs pass on their amazing ability to adapt to stress to both humans and animals. (1, *) 

 

          Researchers found that this important trait has immense health benefits.

 

Adaptogens were used by Ancient Chinese Healers, Viking Warriors & Siberian Hunters

 

          Adaptogens are not new. In fact, they have been used for thousands of years.

          Not just in traditional Chinese and Ayurvedic medicine, but cultures worldwide.  Eastern Europe and Northwestern Asian cultures relied upon the power of adaptogens for a variety of uses:

  • Asian cultures used adaptogens to heal and prevent diseases, to improve mental acuity, and to promote physical strength and stamina.  (2, *)

  • Viking warriors and Siberian hunters used adaptogens to survive under the most stressful conditions imaginable, such as during fierce battles, on long, arduous journeys and living in extremely cold and harsh conditions. 

  • Healers from Russia, Japan, Korea, and Europe have also been known to use adaptogenic plants to create healing tonics and medicine. (2, *)

 

Health benefits of Adaptogens

 

          Adaptogens aren't just limited to ancient herbal remedies. Modern science has recently discovered that adaptogen herbs contain substances that: 

  • Support the immune system 

  • Increase energy, strength, and stamina

  • Fight against stress, inflammation, and fatigue 

  • Reduce anxiety and depression, and even 

  • Slow down aging. (2, *)

          

          Even though used effectively for thousands of years, adaptogens were only recently re-discovered in the 20th century. 

          During World War II and afterwards during the dangerous Cold War, Soviet scientists conducted thousands of studies trying to find substances that could naturally enhance mental and physical performance of their men and women who were fighting in the harshest of environmental conditions.

 

          Their soldiers were battling extreme heat, enduring freezing cold winters and had little or nothing to eat. 

 

          That’s when these scientists re-discovered the amazing powers of adaptogens for health and wellness. (2, 3, *) These herbs literally started to help their men and women soldiers, astronauts and champion athletes ‘adapt to’ and overcome the ravages of living in an extremely stressful environment. 

 

          But because of the fierce and deadly competition between countries, the Soviet government forced their 1,200 scientists from speaking about this secret research. Under no circumstance were their findings to be released outside the country. (4, *) 

 

          The Soviet Union gave these amazing “top secret” adaptogens to their Olympic athletes, astronauts, political officers, scientists, doctors, military, and even to World Champion chess players.  Because of their amazing ability to reduce stress and strengthen immunity coupled with its incredible physical and mental performance-boosting properties. (3, *) 

 

Ahswagandha, Ginseng, Eleuthero and others give you "The Adaptogen Advantage”

 

          Today, adaptogens are free to use.  But they are expensive and many are very hard to find. In fact, there are only seven true primary adaptogens: 

  • Eleuthero 

  • Rhodiola 

  • Rhaponticum

  • Ashwagandha 

  • Schizandra 

  • Panax ginseng 

  • Shilajit

         Taken individually, each of these adaptogen herbs has unique qualities ranging from stress protection, testosterone boosting, hormone balancing, skin and organ healing, mental performance, blood cleansing, and much, much more.

 

        But what is most fascinating is what these original 1,200 scientists discovered and researchers are continuing to find:

 

         One adaptogen has amazing healing powers, but when taken together, the adaptogens support each other to create infinitely stronger results.

 

          That is, when taken together at the right combinations, adaptogens have almost magical healing powers -- far beyond the benefits of just one.

 

           And this is exactly why Peak Male and EmpowHER exist. To give you all the adaptogens in one easy formula so you don’t have to track down all these expensive ancient herbal substances (if you can even find them in their most natural form) and enjoy the benefits that these life-changing herbs can provide.

 

     You are invited to review Peak Male here. And EmpowHER here.

 


          For more information about the amazing story of how these adaptogens were rediscovered, go here: Secret Soviet Discovery


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                Adaptogens are supported by 3,000+ studies and used since Ayurvedic times for strength, vitality and to support health. Here’s why these adaptogens are in Peak Male and EmpowHER:

      • Eleuthero protects your health from the dangers of stress and balances your body.
      • Rhodiola supports mental health, memory and clear-thinking, physical performance and cardiovascular protection.
      • Rhaponticum provides mental and physical antifatigue effects, is excellent  for the blood and essential organ systems and may have the incredible power of delaying the effects of aging. 
      • Ashwagandha is the premier anti-aging and rejuvenating herb used in Ayurvedic medicine for 1000’s of years.
      • Schizandra builds endurance, reduces fatigue and exhaustion, fights depression and forgetfulness.
      • Panax Ginseng has 5000 years of use for its extensive healing and restorative powers.
      • Shilajit has been used by elite military units, cosmonauts, and Olympic athletes for energy, strength, recovery, endurance, nervous system balance and a strong immune system.

       

      Peak Male and EmpowHER are the World's Most Complete Adaptogen Supplements for Men and Women

      - Each Contains All 7 of the Primary Adaptogens

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                Adaptogens are supported by 3,000+ studies and used since Ayurvedic times for strength, vitality and to support health. Here’s why these adaptogens are in Peak Male and EmpowHER:

      • Eleuthero protects your health from the dangers of stress and balances your body.
      • Rhodiola supports mental health, memory and clear-thinking, physical performance and cardiovascular protection.
      • Rhaponticum provides mental and physical antifatigue effects, is excellent  for the blood and essential organ systems and may have the incredible power of delaying the effects of aging. 
      • Ashwagandha is the premier anti-aging and rejuvenating herb used in Ayurvedic medicine for 1000’s of years.
      • Schizandra builds endurance, reduces fatigue and exhaustion, fights depression and forgetfulness.
      • Panax Ginseng has 5000 years of use for its extensive healing and restorative powers.
      • Shilajit has been used by elite military units, cosmonauts, and Olympic athletes for energy, strength, recovery, endurance, nervous system balance and a strong immune system.

       

      Peak Male and EmpowHER are the World's Most Complete Adaptogen Supplements for Men and Women

      - Each Contains All 7 of the Primary Adaptogens

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