Adaptogens for Women: 5 Adaptogens for Maintaining Balance*
Women are divine, women are powerful, women are busy! We all tend to have way too much on our plate, between our work lives, family lives, social lives, and so on, which can lead to us feeling overwhelmed and run down.
Stop neglecting your health and pay attention to yourself. Keep your life in check by using adaptogens for women that will help maintain balance in your body so you can balance all of the incredible things you’re doing in life.*
You deserve to feel happy and healthy!*
What Are Adaptogens?
If you’ve been too busy taking the world by a storm to hear or learn about adaptogens, no problem. We’ll break down exactly what these interesting plants can do for you.
Adaptogens are plants, like herbs, berries, or even fungi, that contain chemical compounds which have a nonspecific supportive effect on the immune, endocrine, and nervous systems.* These plants support healthy responses in the body to occasional stress from physical, mental, emotional, and environmental factors.*
To break that down further, these are plants that will keep your body balanced and feeling even.*
What are Adaptogens for Women?
Adaptogens have been used to support overall health for thousands of years, through traditions like Indian Ayurveda and Traditional Chinese Herbalism. Because they’ve been around for so long, there are tons of adaptogens that have been identified for their functional benefits.*
Not all adaptogens do the same thing though. Each one has its own benefits, systems it impacts, and supportive properties.*
Some adaptogens are particularly well-suited for women. These adaptogens for women can help promote wellness in female bodies and help maintain balanced hormones.*
The Best Adaptogens for Women: 5 Amazing Adaptogens
We know, adaptogens sound pretty amazing, but with so many to sort through, starting to incorporate them into your life and diet can be intimidating. To make it easier, below we have identified the most popular adaptogens for women along with describing each of their incredible benefits.* It should be noted though, while these adaptogens may work for women in all stages of life, pregnant women should consult with their doctor before consuming any and all adaptogens.
The “Queen of Herbs” is perfect for queens who need some balance in their lives.*
Shatavari helps provide emotional and occasional stress support for women, making it an excellent option for women who suffer from occasional PMS.* Shatavari translates in Sanskrit to “she who possesses a hundred husbands” for good reason. This herb has been used in Ayurvedic medicine for 5,000 years as an aphrodisiac that may support female sex drives, healthy energy levels within normal ranges, and overall wellness.*
Ashwagandha is one of the most revered and studied adaptogens, with an incredible ability to support the body’s adaptation to occasional stress and promote a healthy immune system.* Although Ashwagandha is capable of supporting your body’s response to occasional stress, providing a sense of calm, it may also support healthy energy levels within normal ranges.* For women who want some support when it comes to occasional restlessness or something that supports healthy energy and focus, Ashwagandha may be an excellent option.*
You can easily incorporate Ashwagandha into your daily routine by taking Mushroom Revival’s Reishi Calm Tincture. With Ashwagandha, Reishi mushrooms, and other adaptogenic ingredients, the tincture helps promote healthy occasional stress responses and an overall sense of calm.*
In Traditional Chiinese Herbalism, Maca has been used to balance sex hormones, promote healthy sex drives, support healthy fertility within normal ranges, and may help reduce headaches.*
This supportive herb has taken the modern world by a storm.
You can easily add Maca to smoothies, which will add a tang of a nutty taste to them. Drink it to help support balanced hormones within normal ranges and healthy energy levels in your body.* Maca may help support satisfying sex for women, promoting an increased libido with its aphrodisiacal qualities.*
Dubbed “the root of immortality” Ginseng isn’t messing around when it comes to its adaptogenic properties.* Sadly, it won’t make you immortal but it will make your body more even, through supporting healthy hormone levels, occasional stress responses, and promoting healthy digestion.* If you’re a female athlete, Ginseng may also be an adaptogen to consider.* It may help support strength, stamina, and healthy energy levels while supporting adrenals.*
Meshima mushrooms are unquestionably one of the best adaptogens for women to take.* These functional mushrooms are revered for their ability to support healthy breast cells, promote natural menstrual cycles, and aid the reduction of free radicals.*
To incorporate Meshima mushrooms into your diet, try our Mushroom Mix Daily 10 Tincture. This tincture includes 10 adaptogenic mushrooms, including Cordyceps, Lion’s Mane, Reishi, Turkey Tail, Chaga, Shiitake, Tremella, Meshima, Maitake, and more! It may help support balance in your body, healthy energy levels, and your cognitive functioning within normal ranges.*
Learn more about adaptogens for women and other natural ways to support and revive your health by reading Mushroom Revival’s Blog or listening to Mushroom Revival’s Podcast!
*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.