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1) “The use of the word ‘tonic’… has generally been displaced in the herbal literature by the Russian-coined term ‘adaptogen.’ This has been defined as an agent that increases resistance to physical, chemical, and biological stress and builds up general vitality, including the physical and mental capacity for work.”i 2) A tonic is “remedy utilized to restore strength and vigor; typically taken for an 3) A tonic is “a substance that exerts a gentle strengthening effect on the body”iii 4) An adaptogen is “a substance that is safe, increases resistance to stress, and has a balancing effect on bodily functions”iii 5) Adaptogens are “agents that are reputed to increase the body’s resistance to physical, chemical, and biological stressors.”iv i Tyler VE. Herbs of Choice: The Therapeutic Use of Phytomedicinals. New York, NY: Pharmaceutical Products Press; 1994. ii Blumenthal M, Busse WR, Goldberg A, et al. The Complete German Commission E Monographs: Therapeutic Guide to Herbal Medicines. Austin, Tx: American Botanical Council; 1998 iii Murray MT. Healing Power of Herbs. Rocklin, California: Prima Publishing; 1995. iv Shulz, V., Hansel, R., Tyler, VE. Rational Phytotherapy; a physician’s guide to herbal medicine. 3rd ed. New York, NY: Springer-Verlag Publishers; 1998 Matching: Do you know your Latino plants?
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