Adapt Yourself: Adaptogens and Stress Relief

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We live in a high-pressure environment. Stress from relationships, finances and careers can pile on top of one another.  Before you know it, you live in a state of chronic stress. This wreaks havoc on our health and our mental and physical performance. Fortunately, Isagenix has a solution to help you to calm down, relieve stress and unwind: Adaptogens.

What are Adaptogens?

Adaptogens are unique herbs and botanicals that strengthen the body’s capacity to resist and reduce stress. They promote physical and mental performance, and normalize the body’s defenses.

“Adaptogenic substances are stated to have the capacity to normalize body functions and strengthen systems compromised by stress. They are reported to have a protective effect on health against a wide variety of environmental assaults.”– European Medicines Agency

To be considered an Adaptogen, a plant must meet three criteria:

  1. Be safe; pass testing for toxicity
  2. Reduce harmful effects of stress
  3. Help improve physical performance and endurance

Who needs Adaptogens?

Given the calming stress relief that comes from Adaptogens, the real question becomes, “Who doesn’t need them?” When one’s day is dominated by job, traffic, bills… You know better than anyone what your stressors are.

Not all stress is bad, mind you. The purpose of stress is to help you react quickly in dangerous situations. The chemicals that cause stress are supposed to help the human body in quick bursts, then dissipate once a crisis is over. They aren’t supposed to stay in your system for hours at a time, as they do with chronic stress.

The Symptoms of Stress

  • Weight gain, or dramatic weight loss
  • Hair loss
  • Regular headaches
  • Immune system suppression
  • Digestive issues

Which Isagenix products contain Adaptogens?

With the addition of our newest product, t+ Chai, Isagenix has three products that contain Adaptogens.

Ionix Supreme

Ionix® Supreme is a potent daily tonic that can help the body adapt to everyday stressors and support healthy aging. The Adaptogen blend, IsaAdapt™, in Ionix Supreme promotes balance and homeostasis in the body. It truly is “Nature’s answer to Stress.”

Recommended use is one to two servings per day, hot or cold.

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e+ Natural Energy Shot

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e+™ is a quick and easy way to get a healthy energy boost with natural caffeine from green tea and yerba mate. The Adaptogen blend, Adapto+™, helps target physiological as well as mental stress, supporting focus and concentration. It is a great alternative to any energy beverage that can be high in sugar and calories. In fact, e+ has been shown to support weight loss on Cleanse Days.

Consume no more than two per day for a morning boost, an afternoon pick-me-up, or pre-workout boost.

t+ Chai

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t+™ Chai contains the same Adaptogen blend as e+. However, it is caffeine-free, paired with the calming properties of black tea and is formulated to specifically target cognitive function. t+ Chai gives you the calming focus and control you need.

Enjoy t+ Chai warm or iced any time of day.

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Source: Isagenix