It’s Black History Month, and we’re celebrating our Blackness every day of the year. We’re not just Black in February, and America doesn’t miss a beat in reminding us of our inferiority due to skin tone. Our Black bodies, our Black culture, and our Black dollars are worth it now more than ever to heal, renew, and flourish. Last year was a bitch and we kept stress-fighting adaptogens in rotation to better handle being Black in America.
Adaptogens are a unique group of plants that support the body’s natural ability to handle stress, whether physical or environmental, biological, or chemical. This non-toxic set of plants take on the adaptive properties of their growth environments. When we consume them, our bodies adapt to our stressors and regulate our cortisol levels.
We try various adaptogenic products, including skincare, coffee alternatives, and meals from brands like SunPotion and Youth to the People. Our search for other clean, adaptogenic products to share with you just got started. These herbal supplements can be taken in capsule form, powder form, or liquid form.
Consult a doctor before trying these supplements.