• Adrenal support
Serving Size: 3 Capsules... ... ... %DV
Vitamin C (as ascorbic acid)... 500 mg... 833%
Vitamin B5 (as pantethine and calcium D-pantothenate) 200 mg... 2000%
Licorice extract (Glycyrrhiza glabra,... 800 mg... †
Eleutherococcus senticosus extract... 200 mg... †
Ashwagandha extract (Withania somnifera,... 175 mg... †
2.5% withanolides, 0.1% sitoindosides)
Rhodiola rosea extract... 150 mg... †
(3% rosavin, 1% salidroside)
† Daily Value not established
What Is It?
Ortho• Adapt Vegan provides adaptogenic botanicals including ashwagandha, Rhodiola, licorice and Siberian ginseng, and vitamins C and B5. Ortho• Adapt Vegan contains the same effective ingredients and doses as those found in Ortho• Adapt but without the adrenal gland extract.
What Does It Do?
Primary Uses: Ortho• Adapt Vegan is designed to help the body deal with stress effectively, stimulating the adrenal glands and helping to prevent adrenal insufficiency. Adaptogens are substances that provide support to the body during times of stress. They activate whole-body, nonspecific defenses, redirecting the body's resources to provide energy for active engagement with any stressor, whether physical, emotional or environmental. Vitamins C and B5 are quickly depleted during stress and are required by the adrenal glands to make stress hormones. All of these factors work together to prevent fatigue and burnout, boost energy levels and support the ability to cope.
Who Should Take It?
Ortho• Adapt Vegan can provide a boost for anyone who is stressed, tired or trying to keep up with the demands of today's fast-paced lifestyle at work, school, sports or family life at home. Ortho• Adapt Vegan is especially designed for vegetarians, vegans or those who avoid products sourced from pork.
Take up to 3 capsules daily with a meal, or as directed by a qualified health care practitioner.
CAUTION: Consult a health care practitioner if you have a liver disorder, any type of acute infection, if you are taking hormone replacement therapy, birth control pills or antidepressant medication, or if symptoms persist or worsen. Consumption with alcohol, other drugs or natural health products with sedative properties is not recommended. Do not use if you have hypokalemia, high blood pressure, bipolar spectrum disorder, a kidney or cardiovascular disorder, if you are taking thiazide diuretics, cardiac glycosides, corticosteroids, stimulant laxatives or other medications which may aggravate electrolyte imbalance. Do not use if pregnant or breastfeeding.
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