Stress Advantage is one of the many therapeutic products manufactured and distributed by the American company New Chapter.
Stress Advantage is a mixture of herbs with adaptogenic properties. Adaptogens are known to have the capacity of helping strengthen resistance of human body to the daily stresses of life.
This formula is advertised to strengthen the immune, cardiovascular and adrenal systems and to minimize the negative consequences of a stressful life. Its ingredients are some of the most powerful adaptogens used by Indonesian, Indian, Chinese and Russian traditional medicine.
The company, based in Vermont, USA was established in 1982 and produces vitamin, mineral, herbal supplements, fish oil, probiotics and mushrooms targeted to treat various health conditions and support the immune system.
Stress Advantage Ingredients
Stress Advantage contains the following ingredients: Schisandra chinensis, American Ginseng (Panax quinquefolius), Eleuthero (Eleutherococcus senticosus), Rhodiola (Rhodiola rosea), Curcuma xanthorrhiza, Turmeric (Curcuma longa), Galanga (Alpinia galanga), Ginger, 0live oil – extra virgin, maltodextrin, and yellow beeswax.
Stress Advantage is a formula included in the herbal adaptogens category. The mixture includes popular herbal ingredients used in products with similar benefit claims.
Schisandra chinensis is a plant originated in Northern China and Russian. Traditional Chinese medicine uses it in dried form as a tonic and restorative adaptogen. It’s most notable positive effects are on the liver and the immune system. It should not be used by pregnant women.
American Ginseng (Panax quinquefolius) is also cultivated and used in traditional Chinese medicine. Although there is some scientific proof that the plant is effective in helping people suffering from type 2 diabetes, there is no evidence regarding its effectiveness in treating stress. Used for long periods of time, it can cause side effects such as diarrhea, insomnia, itching, headache and nervousness.
Stress Advantage comes in the form of soft-gel capsules. The recommended dose is 2 capsules/day in the middle of a large meal, taken with a glass of water.
- Good reviews from consumers
- Affordable price for a month’s supply (around 20$/bottle).
- The supplement is not FDA approved
- Reviews from consumers have pointed out it can cause insomnia, when using the prescribed dosage
- No free trial period or return policy are mentioned.
Stress Advantage is advertised as a herbal adaptogen formulation designed to help people better control the negative effects which daily stress has on the health of body and mind.
Its herbal composition includes plants traditionally used for hundreds of years in Chinese or Indian medicine. The product is designed to strengthen the body without affecting another organ’s balance by a wide range of combined actions.
However the product has not been FDA approved. Given the complexity of stress sources, we advise our readers to get a full health evaluation before starting any treatment (to correctly diagnose and treat stress related symptoms).