Adaptogens: A Directory of Over 50 Healing Herbs for Energy, Stress Relief, Beauty and Overall Well-Being

By chef and dietician Melissa Petitto, Adaptogens: A Directory of Over 50 Healing Herbs for Energy, Stress Relief, Beauty and Overall Well-Being contains the history, benefits, best dosages and recipes for common, restorative plants and mushrooms. Filled with amino acids and vitamins, adaptogens can help with everything from stamina to skin, immune system, anxiety and more. With bright illustrations, the book makes tasty yet nutrient-dense meals approachable, aiming …

SoJamu Revives a Fading, Ancient Indonesian Drink

Resuscitating a piece of history and endangered plants through rich, herbal drinks

Throughout the islands of Indonesia, women carrying baskets of an herbal, rich, tonic-like drink called jamu travel on foot from household to household, region from region, selling their bottles until none remain. This is how it was a millennium ago, or at least how the story gets told. Now, the popularity of the brew has waned over the years but Jakarta-based company SoJamu seeks to …

Gut Harmony Digestion

From Arizona-based wellness studio Mount Sunny comes Gut Harmony Digestion, a potent, adaptogenic formula that targets digestive stressors while bolstering the gut microbiome. Comprising chaga, Hawthorne berry, citrus peel, poria and baked licorice, these capsules alleviate bloating, indigestion, food stagnation and bowl movements. One bottle contains 120 capsules, which is enough to last one month.