Supercharging Your Morning Routine: The Role of Adaptogens

Supercharging Your Morning Routine: The Role of Adaptogens

Syed Haider

Adaptogens make supercharging your morning routine easier than you may think! In fact, practitioners of traditional medicine have known of natural compounds that combat trauma, stress, anxiety, and fatigue for thousands of years. These compounds are called adaptogens. And, adaptogens work by returning your body and mind to a state of homeostasis.

First, we’ll discuss what homeostasis is and why it’s important. Then, we’ll identify threats to our homeostasis. And lastly, we’ll examine the role adaptogens play in returning our bodies to homeostasis.


Homeostasis comes from the Greek words for same and steady. It refers to the steady state the body tries to maintain. Homeostatic mechanisms are any of the various processes by which our bodies maintain a healthy equilibrium and stability. These ensure our bodily systems all function at an optimal level. 

This is why most people can be exposed to many toxins and stressors without  getting sick. Like expert tightrope walkers, they maintain balance despite being buffeted from all sides - up to a point, of course. 

Sweating is one way your body self-regulates to achieve thermodynamic stability.

When your internal body temperature rises, your hypothalamus tells your sweat glands to start producing sweat. The heat radiating from your body then causes the sweat to evaporate. And then, as sweat rises off your skin in the form of water vapor, excess heat escapes along with it.

Of course, sweating is just one example of the many ways our bodies are capable of self-regulating.

Besides our internal temperature, we have intricate knowledge of how our bodies self-regulate our:

  • Blood Sugar Levels
  • Blood pressure
  • Energy
  • Blood pH Levels
  • Oxygen Levels
  • Proteins
  • Hormones
  • Electrolytes

Certainly, keeping all of our body’s self-regulating systems functioning correctly is essential to our health and survival.

Threats To Homeostasis

There are many different threats to your body’s homeostasis, including but not limited to:

  • Stress/Trauma/injury
  • Negative emotions like anxiety/anger/fear
  • Lack of Good Sleep and Rest
  • Prolonged Exposure to Extreme Temperatures or Elements (i.e., sunburns, hypothermia, frostbite, etc.)
  • Inflammation
  • Auto-Immune Disease
  • Foreign Pathogens
  • Natural & Artificial Toxins
  • Less well appreciated: prolonged high doses of refined vitamins/supplements/hormones/medications that interfere with the body's ability to self-regulate 


In short, adaptogens are substances found in certain plants and mushrooms that help relieve stress, anxiety, and fatigue, as well as beat back illnesses by helping your body maintain a healthy equilibrium and withstand stressors that would push it off balance.

Some common and powerful adaptogens include:

  • Turmeric/Curcumin
  • Black Seed/Nigella Sativa
  • Dandelion
  • Ashwagandha
  • Lion’s Mane
  • Asian Ginseng
  • Siberian Ginseng
  • Licorice Root
  • Rhodiola Rosea
  • Reishi
  • Cordyceps
  • Moringa
  • Magnolia Berry

Some adaptogens energize and invigorate, while others are more calming or relaxing. Both categories will make getting through the day easier, especially after a recent illness or infection.

Adaptogens Available From mygotostack

mygotostack’s IMMUNITY [herbals] is a premier adaptogen blend combining three powerful adaptogenic herbs recommended by the FLCCC and Dr. Peter McCullough for their immune-boosting anti-spike effects: 

Organic Curcumin Extract (95% Curcuminoids from Turmeric): Recommended by the FLCCC due to its potent anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties to reverse spike toxicity in tissues, and also has anti-clotting effects.

Nigella Sativa: Hailed for centuries as the cure for all diseases. The FLCCC recommends it for its anti-spike effects, including blocking specific spike-induced effects like inflammation and clotting.

Organic Dandelion Leaf: potently inhibits spike binding to the human ACE-2 receptor. It has a strong antiviral and anti-inflammatory effect for SARS-CoV-2. We included this optional add-on from the FLCCC protocol due to its synergistic activity. We opted for Dandelion Leaf instead of an inert filler because there was enough room in the capsules for it.

mygotostack’s RELAX [ashwagandha] is the perfect supplement to help combat stress, anxiety, and fatigue brought on by COVID-19 and other illnesses.

Impressively, Ashwagandha has been used in Ayurvedic medicine for thousands of years. Its name could be translated as “strength of the stallion.”

Most know Ashwagandha for its restorative properties. 

In fact, it is highly valued for myriad benefits, including supporting a stable mood, including anxiety relief, a healthy brain and thyroid, and a robust immune system, especially after illness.

We add Black pepper extract to our formula to improve its absorption.


Lion's Mane

In contrast, mygotostack MUSHROOMS [lion’s mane] is the perfect supplement to boost you mental focus, and clarity while also promoting healthy circulation and fighting fatigue.

Lion’s Mane is known as the Mushroom of the Gods for good reason. In fact  classical Chinese herbalists have used and revered it for thousands of years.

Moreover, recent studies show Lion's Mane has neuroprotective properties and an overall beneficial effect on the nervous system.

In short, the polysaccharides found in the cell walls of Lion’s Mane help increase cognitive function, provide mental focus and clarity, and help manage stress and mood. 

These polysaccharides help stimulate the expression of the Nerve Growth Factor (NGF), which supports the regrowth of neurons and the overall health of the nervous system.

And so, whether you need to relieve fatigue and give your brain or body a boost or relax and relieve cognitive or physical stress, you know adaptogens are the answer. To that end, mygotostack has you covered.


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