6 Top Herbal Adaptogens

Did you know that ginseng is just one of a class of herbal remedies called adaptogens? Here’s an introduction to adaptogens, with more information about the specific effects and uses of each.

Adaptogen Ginseng
Ginseng’s Latin name, Panex, comes from the same Greek root as the word “pancea,” meaning all-healing — and that’s not much of an exaggeration.
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