References

There are over 358 clinical trials related to the search terms ‘adaptogen’ or ‘adaptogenic’. Here are some of the researches, websites and books we base our information on:

1. Effects of Adaptogens on the Central Nervous System and the Molecular Mechanisms Associated with Their Stress—
Protective Activity : https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3991026/

2. Immune Benefits of Mushroom Mycelium & Cultured Substrate Confirmed: https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/immune-benefits-of-mushroom-mycelium--cultured-substrate-confirmed-300516605.html

3. A preliminary review of studies on adaptogens: comparison of their bioactivity in TCM with that of ginseng-like herbs used worldwide: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6240259/#:~:text=Modern%20studies%20have%20shown%20that,hypothalamic%E2%80%93pituitary%E2%80%93adrenal%20axis.

4. A prospective, randomized double-blind, placebo-controlled study of safety and efficacy of a high-concentration full-spectrum extract of ashwagandha root in reducing stress and anxiety in adults: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/23439798/

5. Body Weight Management in Adults Under Chronic Stress Through Treatment With Ashwagandha Root Extract: A Double-Blind, Randomized, Placebo-Controlled Trial: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/27055824/

6. Effect of dongchong xiacao (cordyceps) capsule on airway inflammation of asthmatic patients: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/17972591/

7. Effect of Cs-4 (Cordyceps sinensis) on exercise performance in healthy older subjects: a double-blind, placebo-controlled trial: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/20804368/