Title: "The Science of Adaptogens: How These Herbs and Medicinal Mushrooms Can Improve Mental Health and Productivity"

Adaptogens are compounds, usually herbs or medicinal mushrooms, that help the body adapt to both external and internal stress to balance and restore normal physiological functioning. Importantly, they must be non-toxic. Although the term is relatively new, adaptogens have been used for centuries, or even thousands of years in the case of traditional Chinese medicine and Indian Ayurvedic medicine.

Adaptogens work by helping the adrenal glands to balance the stress hormone cortisol, acting as a monitoring system for the body's internal physiology. Research has shown that adaptogens can also help to restore balance to other hormonal systems, leading to a wide range of benefits for mental and physical health.

The benefits of adaptogens are wide-ranging, but can include improved cognitive abilities, concentration and motivation, increased productivity and creativity at work and play, reduced anxiety and stress, and improved mood and confidence.

Adaptogens are often compared to nootropics, which are also known for their cognitive-enhancing properties. In fact, the benefits of both adaptogens and nootropics often complement each other, making them a powerful combination for maintaining optimal mental and physical well-being.

Cannien's AM formula contains several adaptogens, including ashwagandha (KSM-66) which is one of the most researched adaptogens. It is known for its ability to reduce stress and anxiety, enhance focus and concentration, and improve overall cognitive function.

If you're looking to improve your mental and physical well-being, consider incorporating adaptogens into your daily routine. By taking efficacious adaptogens such as ashwagandha found in Cannien's AM formula, you may see a positive impact on your life. It may help protect from the stresses of life, its ability to aid today’s cognitive pressures, mean they can enhance both work and social life by increasing focus, confidence, creativity, verbal fluidity, recall and problem solving abilities, to foster an altogether “can do” attitude.