Definitions for "Adaptogen"
A recent term used to describe agents, often botanical, that stimulate non-specific resistance, and that seem to decrease hypothalamus and pituitary over-reactions to perceived...not real...stress.
herbs that act in a nonspecific way to strengthen the body and increase resistance to disease and stress.
These herbs have immune system enhancers which help the body adjust to change, regulate stress and restore natural immune resistance. Herbs which are used for this purpose include echinacea, garlic, gingo biloba, ginseng, goldenseal, pau d'arco and suma
Keywords:  endurance, enhancer
an endurance enhancer
a hypothetical treatment or prescription for health