Adrenal - Duke's Materia Tonica
December 17, 2020 21:48
A tonic superfood containing constituents that support kidney and adrenal gland function and/or water, salt and electrolyte metabolism. It maintains an adaptive stress-response to life factors and the environment while reducing the perception of stress.
Specific constituents found in tonic superfoods that support and maintain adrenal hormones include:
- Saponins ^ such as Glycyrrhizin ^ and Ginsenosides ^
- Sterols ^ such as Phytosterols and Beta-sitosterol ‡
- Pantothenic Acid ‡
Additional Essential Adrenal Nutrition:
- Salt is vital to water balance throughout the body and adrenal function.
- Eggs for cholesterol and other nutrients which are required for optimal adrenal hormone production.