Nootropics Depot offers several products that are considered adaptogenic herbs, including Bacopa Monnieri, Ashwagandha, Panax Ginseng, and certified organic Medicinal Mushroom Extracts. Click on each product below to learn more, read adaptogen reviews, and buy adaptogen supplements.
Many natural nootropics may possess adaptogen benefits, See below for a list of the best adaptogen supplements to consider.
Scientifically known as Withania somnifera, ashwagandha is a plant that grows throughout India, the Middle East, and parts of Africa. The plant, along with its berries and roots, plays a foundational role in Ayurvedic medicine, which used ashwagandha as an overall rejuvenator.
Studies have found that ashwagandha is an adaptogen,
More commonly known as water hyssop, Bacopa monnieri is an herb often used in traditional Ayurvedic medicine.
Two common proprietary extracts of Bacopa monnieri include Bacognize and Synapsa.
Cordyceps is a genus of sac fungi and mushrooms comprising more than 400 known species. These medicinal mushrooms have been used in traditional Chinese medicine and Ayurveda for millennia with the first known recordings of cordyceps noted in a Chinese medical herb text from 200 A.D.
Along with potential adaptogen benefits, Research suggests that cordyceps may help to support general health.
Panax ginseng, often considered true ginseng, has been used for centuries in traditional Asian medicine.
While most users focus on the root, extracts can be taken from both the root and the leaf. GS15-4 is a proprietary panax ginseng extract.
A varietal of the Ganoderma lucidum mushroom, Red Reishi mushrooms are the most commonly used and cultivated, used since 300 BC in Chinese herbal medicines.
Rhodiola rosea is a plant that grows in cold regions and high altitudes. Scientists have identified about 140 active compounds in the plant.