•Last Updated: February 8 2023
Adaptogens are compounds that are able to prevent the physical and chemical effects of stress. Further research is needed to determine the main mechanism for many adaptogens.
Adaptogen is most often used for
Adaptogens are a group of herbal supplements popular in Ayurveda medicine. When supplemented in advance of a stressful event, adaptogens are able to reduce the effects of stress on the body.
Adaptogens do not necessarily share a common mechanism. They may also be classified as a nootropic.
Adaptogens are also supplemented to boost the effects of stimulants. More research is needed to determine the mechanism behind this effect.
Note that Adaptogen is also known as: