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The adrenal glands play a critical role in our ability to respond to stress. Stimulation of the adrenals causes a release of cortisol, epinephrine, norepinephrine, and other chemicals. These chemicals raise the heart rate, increase blood pressure, heighten senses, constrict blood vessels to the digestive tract, and raise blood sugar – all in an effort to rally quick energy to either meet an impending challenge head-on or escape a threatening situation.
Nowadays, most of us are all too often bombarded with various forms of stress that can, if not properly managed, exhaust the adrenal glands. A diet high in refined carbohydrates, the demands of work, managing personal finances, and exposure to environmental pollution are just a few of the modern stress factors that can push the adrenal glands past the ability to adapt. In addition, constant over-stimulation of the adrenal glands can have an adverse effect on the body and produce stress-related symptoms that can detract from good health and well-being.
Chronic stress can exert a range of detrimental effects on bodily systems vital to long-term health, such as the immune, cardiovascular, neurological, and endocrine systems. To effectively adapt to stress, it is critical to optimize the functioning of the adrenal glands, and Phytisone has been designed with this in mind.* A unique combination of adaptogen botanicals and nutrients, Phytisone provides the nutritional support needed to optimize the adrenals' response to stress.*
Astragalus membranaceus is used, typically in combination with ginseng, to promote energy and support immune function.* Licorice root (Glycyrrhiza glabra) appears to have a modulating effect on cortisol activity.* Ginger (Zingiber officinale) has the capacity to increase the bioavailability of other substances.* Perhaps the two best-known adaptogens (substances that improve the body's resistance to stress) are Panax ginseng and Eleutherococcus senticosus.* An abundance of research demonstrates an enhanced response to physical and chemical stress, as well as a beneficial physiological effect on the central nervous, cardiovascular, and endocrine systems, following administration ofPanax ginseng.* Similarly, ample evidence supports the use of Eleutherococcus to help normalize the body's response to stress.* Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera) has been called Indian ginseng and is considered to be the preeminent adaptogen from the Ayurvedic medical system.* Ascorbic acid, thiamine (vitamin B1), pantethine (the active form of vitamin B5), pyridoxal 5-phosphate (the active form of vitamin B6), and zinc are included for their strengthening and supportive role in optimizing adrenal function.*
As with any dietary or herbal supplement, you should advise your health care practitioner of the use of this product. If you have ulcers, gallstones or are nursing, pregnant, or considering pregnancy, you should consult your health care provider prior to taking this product. The use of this supplement is not intended to treat any disease, and does not claim to cure or prevent any disease.
Interaction with Medication and Other Supplements
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Note Regarding Children
Please do personal research and consult with your health care professional before giving any supplements to children. Suggested use is typically designed for adults and may be higher than you would give to a child.
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*Disclaimer Notice: Our statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any diseases. Please note that reference to Dr. Clark protocols or production methods does not imply that our products can be proven to be any better than other similar products when using US government approved science. Prices are subject to change without notice. Please read full disclaimer here.
Two Capsules Contain:
Vitamin C (as Ascorbic Acid) 250 mg
Thiamin (as Thiamin HCl) 24 mg
Vitamin B6 (as Pyridoxal 5-Phosphate) 6.8 mg
Pantothenic Acid (as Calcium Pantothenate) 100 mg
Zinc (as Zinc Picolinate) 2 mg
Ashwagandha Root Extract (Withania somnifera) 150 mg
Astragalus extract (root) (Astragalus membranaceus) 14 mg
Asian Ginseng Root Extract (Panax ginseng)* 75 mg
Eleuthero Root Extract (Eleutherococcus senticosus) 75 mg
Ginger Root, Rhizome Extract (Zingiber officinale) 50 mg
Licorice Root (Glycyrrhiza glabra) 25 mg
Hypromellose (derived from cellulose) Capsule, Magnesium Citrate, Leucine, Silicon Dioxide
*The ginseng in this product was harvested in Korea or China.
Withania standardized to Withanolids 1.5%. Panax standardized to Ginsenosides 9%. Eleutherococcus standardized to Eleutherosides 0.5%. Zingiber standardized to Gingerols 5%. Astragalus PE 15:1.
Take 2 capsules one to two times daily or as recommended by a healthcare practitioner.
Store in a cool, dry place. Keep out of reach of children.