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Adaptogens and the Outdoors

Adaptogens are natural ingredients, such as medicinal mushrooms, that help your mind & body adapt to physical, mental & emotional stressors and find balance. How can they help you being outside and active?

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What are adaptogens?

Adaptogens are natural ingredients, such as medicinal mushrooms, that help your mind & body adapt to physical, mental & emotional stressors and find balance.

Adaptogens can help with energy, stamina and mental clarity when exploring the outdoors. Rhodiola, for example, is an adaptogenic herb that’s known for its effects on balancing stress-levels, improving brain functioning and increasing physical stamina - the Sherpa people in the Himalayas used it when climbing at high altitudes as it is known to prevent altitude sickness. A great way to incorporate adaptogens into your daily diet is adaptogenic coffee.

Why adaptogens and coffee?

Adaptogens help balance physical and mental stressors in our mind & body. Caffeine can help increase our alertness and attention (by blocking our adenosine receptors, which make us drowsy) - it can also increase our cortisol levels (our stress hormone) leading to jitters/anxiety. Adaptogens can help balance our cortisol levels, ensuring we get the benefits from coffee whilst minimising jitters/anxiety - plus they have additional health benefits too!

We love London Nootropics adaptogenic coffee blends - they’re designed to help you flow through your day and give you all the benefits of regular coffee whilst minimising side effects such as jitters, anxiety and a crash. Made with the highest-quality adaptogens and each blend is designed for a specific purpose - Grind for mental clarity and focus, Zen to alleviate stress & anxiety and Mojo for a natural boost!

You can read more about each of their blends and the adaptogens they contain on the London Nootropics website londonnootropics.com


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