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Thorne Phytisone - 60 capsules
Phytisone is a unique, non-glandular formula of botanicals and nutrients to help optimize the adrenal gland's response to stress.
When humans encounter a threat, the adrenal glands release cortisol, epinephrine, norepinephrine, and other chemicals that raise our heart rate, blood pressure, and blood sugar, and constrict blood vessels to the digestive tract. This "fight or flight" reflex can be a life saver. However, the constant low-level stress most of us feel today, together with environmental pollution and diets that are high in refined carbohydrates, can overstimulate and overtax the adrenal glands, which can damage our immune, cardiovascular, neurological, and endocrine systems, and thus our long-term health. Phytisone provides botanical, non-glandular support for the adrenal glands. Its unique combination of key adaptogen botanicals and nutrients help the adrenals optimize their response to stress.
Astragalus membranaceus is used – typically in combination with ginseng – to promote energy and support immune function. Licorice root (Glycyrrhiza glabra) appears to have a modulating effect on cortisol activity. Ginger (Zingiber officinale) has the capacity to increase the absorption of other substances. Perhaps the two best-known adaptogens (substances that improve the body's resistance to stress) are Panax ginseng and Eleutherococcus senticosus. An abundance of research demonstrates an enhanced response to physical and chemical stress, as well as a beneficial physiological effect on the central nervous, cardiovascular, and endocrine systems, following administration of Panax ginseng. Similarly, ample evidence supports the use of Eleutherococcus to help normalize the body's response to stress. Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera) – often called Indian ginseng – is considered to be the preeminent adaptogen from the Ayurvedic medical system. Ascorbic acid, thiamine (vitamin B1), pantethine (the active form of vitamin B5), pyridoxal 5'-phosphate (the active form of vitamin B6), and zinc are included in Phytisone for their strengthening and supportive role in optimizing adrenal function.
Take 2 capsules one to two times daily or as recommended by your health professional.
Servings per container: 30
Two Capsules Contain:
Vitamin C (as Ascorbic Acid) 250 mg.
Thiamin (as Thiamin HCl) 24 mg.
Vitamin B6 (as Pyridoxal 5'-Phosphate) 6.8 mg.
Pantothenic Acid (as Calcium Pantothenate) 100 mg.
Zinc (as Zinc Picolinate) 2 mg.
Ashwagandha extract (KSM-66®)† (root) (Withania somnifera) 150 mg.
Astragalus extract (root) (Astragalus membranaceus) 14 mg.
Asian Ginseng extract (root) (Panax ginseng) 75 mg.
Eleuthero extract (root) (Eleutherococcus senticosus) 75 mg.
Ginger extract (root, rhizome) (Zingiber officinale) 50 mg.
Licorice (root) (Glycyrrhiza glabra) 25 mg.
Other Ingredients: Hypromellose (derived from cellulose) capsule, Magnesium Citrate, Leucine, Silicon Dioxide.
†This product uses Ixoreal Biomed's KSM-66® Ashwagandha. KSM-66 Ashwagandha is a registered trademark of Ixoreal Biomed, Inc.
Panax standardized to Ginsenosides 8%. Eleutherococcus standardized to Eleutherosides 0.5%. Zingiber standardized to Gingerols 5%. Astragalus PE 15:1.
This product is contraindicated in an individual with a history of hypersensitivity to any of its ingredients.
If pregnant, consult your health professional before using this product.
Because of the blood-thinning effects of ginger, Phytisone should be used with caution or avoided in an individual on anticoagulant therapy or prior to surgery.
Vitamin C can cause diarrhea in some individuals in large doses, which can vary from person to person and resolves when the amount is reduced.
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