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January 11, 2020

Metagenics Serenagen Benefits for Stress Management

You may have heard about the stress management benefits of Metagenics Adreset. It’s a great product, but Metagenics recognizes that what’s good for one Canadian goose/gander may not be as suitable for another. Adreset is most appropriate to those suffering from adrenal fatigue, and while Serenagen boasts components to address the same it’s focus is on overall stress mitigation. But we’re getting ahead of ourselves. Below is everything you need to know about what Serenagen can do for you.

Why Canadians Are Turning to Metagenics Serenagen to Assist With Stress Management

Metagenics Serenagen 180 Tablets Canada - Serenagen by MetagenicsA Natural Herbal Solution to Stress

While anxiety and stress have been around from the beginning time it has certainly evolved as the world around us has changed so dramatically. In turn, treatments must do the same, and Metagenics has been leading the way in this capacity for nearly four decades.

With Serenagen they have borrowed a traditional Chinese medicine that has been used for over two millennia to deliver an even more effective herbal extract blend. The proprietary formula leverages the inherent stress management benefits of important herbs, which we have laid out below.

Rehmannia Root

Rehmannia glutinosa is a flowering plant with roots in East Asia. It contains approximately 70 active compounds, including a healthy variety of amino acids along with vitamins A, B, C, and D. Those ingredients alone allude to numerous overall health benefits, but for the sake of today’s topic we want to zero in on the fact that Rehmannia root also contains nearly three-dozen iridoid glycosides. The main active iridoid glycoside is catapol, which boasts a primary function of stimulating the production of adrenal hormones. This serves to protect the adrenal cortex and pituitary gland cells from oxidation during periods of prolonged stress.

Schisandra Fruit

This berry, which is also found growing in the forests of East Asia, may not make for a great edible but its medicinal applications have been heralded for centuries. Schisandra is an adaptogen, which means that it functions at a molecular level by regulating a stable balance in the hypothalamic, pituitary, and adrenal glands. As such, it may stave off fatigue and boost mental performance while relieving anxiety and depression.

Jujube Fruit

This ancient Chinese specimen may be best known as the ingredient that launched one of the world’s most famous candies, but it is in fact a potent therapeutic herb. Beyond containing antioxidant properties to promote overall health, it helps mitigate stress in more direct ways. The jujube fruit contains saponins and flavonoids (phytochemicals) which together quiet activity in the hippocampus region of the brain and precipitate sleepiness. A good night’s sleep is essential to anxiety and stress reduction.

Other Key Herbal Ingredients

The above three are primary herbs in Metagenics’ proprietary blend, but there are many other being leveraged for their stress management properties. Dong Quai Root (aka Angelica Sinensis) is one of them, with recent studies uncovering an antidepressant effect which occurs by activating the brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF). In addition, Serenagen contains Chinese Asparagus Root, which also has adaptogenic properties to make it an effective immunomodulator and hormone balancer. Then there’s Chinese Salvia Root, which recent data has shown to have robust anxiolytic (anxiety reducing) effects. Other key ingredients and adaptogens include Ophiopogon Root, Scrophularia Root, Poria Fungus, Polygala Root, and Platycodon Root. Rounding out the medicinal label is Asian Ginseng Root, which has long been used by hundreds of thousands of Canadians to help fight fatigue, promote energy, and reduce stress.

As always, please Consult with your physician before taking this, or any natural health supplement. View Metagenics Serenagen products available at InnerGood and feel free to contact us today to inquire about FREE shipping in Canada.

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