Title

Adaptogens

RIS ID

111924

Publication Details

Perry, N. & Camfield, D. (2016). Adaptogens. Evidence-Based Herbal and Nutritional Treatments for Anxiety in Psychiatric Disorders (pp. 33-55). Switzerland: Springer International Publishing.

Abstract

© Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2017.This chapter presents evidence from human clinical trials relating to "adaptogens," that is, herbal treatments which have been found to be effective in facilitating optimal performance in times of stress, as well as addressing acute symptoms of anxiety. These treatments are most relevant for acute supplementation, although also can be used as chronic treatments. ¿ Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera) ¿ Roseroot (Rhodiolarosea) ¿ Gotu Kola (Centella asiatica) ¿ Siberian Ginseng (Eleutherococcus senticosus) ¿ Schisandra (Schisandra chinensis).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-42307-4_3