Michael's Naturopathic Adrenal Factors Stress Support 60 Tablets
Adrenal gland facts
Produces steroid hormone, cortisol (the stress hormone);
Produces adrenaline and noradrenaline, the fight or flight neurotransmitters;
Communicates with the liver to release glycogen for breakdown into glucose;
Adaptation to conditions so that responses are even and balanced and not severe;
Helps immune system to act and suppresses inflammatory reactions;
Secondary site of sex hormone production (main site of sex hormone production is the testes in men and ovaries in women);
Supports correct blood pressure and sodium levels by production of aldosterone.
Remember, steroid hormone production depends on the presence and mobilization of cholesterol.
Vitamin C concentrated in the adrenal glands and is necessary for the production of both steroid hormones and neurotransmitters. It is needed for the production of cortisol.
Pantothenic Acid a part of the coenzyme A molecule that is essential to all high energy tissues of the body. Coenzyme A starts the Krebs cycle of energy production.
B12 because all energy issues may not be due to stress.
Eleuthero (formerly called Siberian Ginseng) and Ashwagandha are adaptogenic herbs: they can help the body to normalize or adapt to changing situations and provide added support for the immune system, a secondary system affected by stress.
Turmeric used in Chinese and Ayurvedic medicine for the support of the liver and gall bladder, perhaps due to its antioxidant action. Curcumin - an active ingredient in the herb Turmeric, induces stress response proteins (called "molecular chaperones").
Licorice Traditional herb for nourishing the adrenals.
Directions: As a dietary supplement, take three (3) tablets with breakfast or, for optimal results, take one (1) tablet with each meal. Dosage may be increased as directed by a healthcare practitioner.
Serving Size: Three (3) Tablets
Amount Per Serving % Daily Value
Vitamin C (as Calcium Ascorbate) 750 mg 1250%
Vitamin B-12 (as Methylcobalamin) 900 mcg 15,000%
Pantothenic Acid (as Calcium Pantothenate) 450 mg 4500%
Proprietary Blend 1.8 g *
Eleuthero Root (Eleutherococcus senticosus), Ashwagandha Root (Withania somnifera), Juniper Berry (Juniperus communis), Licorice Root (Glycyrrhiza glabra), and Turmeric Root (Curcuma longa)
* Daily value not established
Other Ingredients: Dicalcium Phosphate, Microcrystalline Cellulose, Stearic Acid, Vegetable Magnesium Stearate, Modified Cellulose Gum, Silicon Dioxide and Natural Glaze.
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