Have the ability to modulate the release of stress hormones from the adrenal glands which can help the body adapt better to physical and emotional stress. Adaptogens also help to keep your hormones balanced.
Produces hormones and tied to our emotional/mental bodies.
Reduces inflammation in the body.
Slows cell damaged caused by free radicals.
Helps to remove toxins from the body via the liver.
Breaks down food into simple structures for absorption and utilization.
Increases production and elimination of urine.
Filters and eliminated rate, nutrients and
metabolic wastes and by products from the body and regulates sodium/potassium balance. Urine is about 95% waste and 5% dissolved substances which is why it is so important to ensure kidneys are functioning properly.
The bodies sewage system; removes cellular waste, creates white blood cells and antibodies and carries nutrients throughout the body. The lymph system becomes congested from dairy products and refined/complex sugars.
A substance secreted from mucus membranes providing lubrication to irritated/inflamed parts of the body, causes inflammation build-up.
An organism that lives in the human body causing it harm.
Provides body the main source of energy, oxygen, helps to regulate the acid base balance of the body and brings hydrogen, carbon and nitrogen into the body.
Stimulates activities within the body
Damages the body and causes disease.