Vendor Inner Traditions & Bear Company

Authors: David Winston and Steven Maimes

Book Excerpt: Chapter 6 "Health Benefits of Adaptogens"

"The reality of adaptogens is that they are effective tonics and can be taken daily for overall health. In fact, throughout the world millions of people are using these products on a daily basis...Many of the adaptogens that are commonly used today have a history of use that goes back hundreds and thousands of years. Over that time, a vast amount of experience has been gained that has gone toward understanding their therapeutic applications."