This section covers the ingredients found in Stress Cortisol Relief™ and discusses WHY & HOW they work, including links to clinical studies. You can also see "recommended use" instructions.
Below you'll find "Supplement Facts" and "Ingredient Summaries"
|Ingredients||Amount Per Serving||%DV*|
|ZMA Blend||84.21 MG||†|
|Vitamin B6||5.81 MG||342%|
|Vitamin B5 (Pantothenic Acid; as D-Calcium Panothenate)||18.4 MG||368%|
|Magnesium (as Magnesium Aspartate)||40 MG||10%|
|Zinc (as Zinc Aspartate)||20 MG||182%|
|Stress & Cortisol Support||900 MG||†|
|Emodin [Polygonum Cuspidatum std. to 90%-95%]||300 MG|
|Sensoril® + KSM-66® Ashwagandha extract; [std. to 32% oligosaccharides, 10% withanolide glycoside conjugates]||250 MG|
|Relora® [proprietary blend of magnolia (bark), phellodendron (bark) extracts]||250 MG|
|BioPS® Phosphatidylserine||100 MG|
|Green tea decaffeinated extract [std. to 98% polyphenols, 80% Total Catechins, 50% EGCG]||50 MG|
|Adrenal Support||200 MG||†|
|Rhodiola extract [std. to 3% rosavins, NLT 1% salidrosides]||100 MG|
|OciBest® Holy Basil extract 10:1 [std. to 2.5% triterpene acids]||100 MG|
Below you'll find detailed descriptions about the ingredients utilized in Stress & Cortisol Relief™ - exactly HOW it works & WHY it's better than other products. Simply click on the ingredients below and a detailed description will appear under it.
Emodin is one of the most powerful and natural "cortisol inhibitors" around. It works by inhibiting the enzyme responsible for the conversion of cortisone into the stress hormone, "cortisol".
Studies show that Emodin can inhibit the conversion to cortisol by up to 46%... Which means almost half the stress hormones!
Medically speaking, Emodin is a selective inhibitor of 11β-HSD1 only, but not 11β-HSD2 which is found in your kidneys.
Emodin has been clinically shown to help support:
Ashwagandha is considered to be a traditional stress reliever.* It is also the additional benefits of supporting enhanced memory and healthy immune function.*
Healthy Stress Hormones: It helps support healthy and balanced stress hormone such as cortisol, within a normal youthful range.* In two studies of "chronically stressed people", it improved stress, well-being, and happiness.* 1-3
It's also been helpful against feelings of anxiousness, worry and for improving stress tolerance.*4-8
Memory: Helps support healthy memory in people with cognitive impairment.*9,10
Weight Loss & Muscle Growth: In multiple human studies with well over 100+ people, it was shown to help support:11-14
Endurance: helps improve endurance in healthy athletic adults and elite cyclists.*15,16
Blood Sugar: helps support healthy sugar levels within a normal, youthful range.*17
Relora® is a patented and clinically validated blend of two, natural plant extracts from Magnolia officialism and Phellodendron amurense.
The combination of these two synergistic herbs has been shown to support the body's positive response to stress, which can result in nervous tension, irritability, fatigue, sadness, and nervous eating.*21-23
As an additional side benefit, the relaxing effect of Relora® (but NON drowsy) has been shown to help control appetite and stress-related eating, thereby helping you to manage your weight.*21-23
Phosphatidylserine is a phospholipid (a fat molecule attached to a phosphate) and is a major component of all cell membranes. It has particular importance in healthy brain function; people use it as a supplement to promote youthful cognitive/brain function and memory, relieve stress & balance cortisol levels and more.*
Stress: Supports healthy cortisol and ACTH (which controls cortisol release) within a normal, youthful range following a stress test in human clinical trials.*24-26
Cognitive/Brain Function: Promotes healthy cognitive impairment and memory, increases the speed of mathematical calculations and improves mood.* 27-31
Green tea extract has many benefits. Consuming green tea daily can reduce the occurrences of psychological stress by up to 20%. It has anti-stress effects.*37
It also helps lift mood, enhance brain function, and calm the body's response to both physical and emotional stress.*38
Rhodiola rosea is an adaptogen with a long history of traditional use for
Stress Relief: It helps combat stress by helping the body, brain and immune system return to, and maintain a normal, balanced, youthful state.*39
When used daily, human studies show a "significant reductions in stress, worry, and negative emotions".* Results are felt in one week, and continued to improve for the duration of the 12 week study.40,41
Sexual Function: Due to the decrease in stress hormones, there's an increase in testosterone levels leading to improved libido and sexual function.*42-44
Cognition: Improvement in neurotransmitters ("brain chemicals") leading to enhanced and healthy brain function with less mental fatigue.*45-47
Ocimum tenuiflorum (Tulasi) is an adaptogen, which helps your body deal with stress symptoms like forgetfulness, sexual problems of recent origin, frequent feeling of exhaustion and sleep problems.*
OciBest® Holy Basil is clinically tested to manage these "stressors". In human clinical studies, it reduced stress symptoms by 37%, compared to placebo.*48,49
ZMA is a blend of 3 specific vitamins which when used together, help support improved ratios of testosterone levels (higher) and cortisol levels (lower). There's also additional benefits of healthier immune function, sugar control and mood.*50-52