Learn how to restore balance and health by using adaptogens. ( Per Chiro.org, An adaptogenic substance is one that demonstrates a nonspecific enhancement of the body’s ability to resist a stressor. The term was first introduced in 1947 by Russian scientist N.V. Lazarev to describe the unique action of a material claimed to increase nonspecific resistance of an organism to an adverse influence. In 1958, I.I. Brekhman, a Russian holistic medical doctor, and his colleague I.V. Dardymov, established the following definition of an adaptogen: It “must be innocuous and cause minimal disorders in the physiological functions of an organism, it must have a nonspecific action, and it usually has a normalizing action irrespective of the direction of the pathological state.”) With these recipes for making tinctures from various herbs you can enjoy the benefits of them. There are ten different recipes you can make to help balance, relieve inflammation,calm and strengthen your body. This is a fascinating read and some really good information from Reality Sandwich.