Energy and Adaptogens
"Citius, altius, fortius!" Products presented in this selection can be used not only for fighting chronic fatigue and lack of energy, but also for enhancement of your physical well-being and athletic performance.
Ability to adapt is crucial to the survival, be it in harsh environmental conditions, or hard and demanding work.
Adaptogens make up a pharmacological group of preparations which increase overall body resistance to a wide range of harmful effects, including physical, chemical and biological ones, and therefore enhance performance and intelligence.
Adaptogens are also used to increase physical endurance, facilitate the acclimatization process, prevent catarrhal diseases as well as to accelerate the recovery process after passing through the acute phase of the disease. They are also used to alleviate the symptoms of high-altitude sickness.
Developed in the Soviet Union for the needs of the military, Bemitil (also known as Metaprot and AntiHot) has a long history of usage in clinical practice and in sport. It was developed in the 1970s and was successfully used during Afghanistan war, Chernobyl catastrophe and Olympic games in Moscow.
The drug has nootropic, regenerative, antihypoxic, antioxidant and immunomodulatory action.
MILDRONATE ® [Meldonium]
Mildronate ® is used to treat angina, myocardial failure and reduce alcohol withdrawal symptoms. Off-label use of Meldonuim in otherwise healthy individuals includes increasing exercise tolerance, learning, memory, and sexual function.
Mildronate gained popularity after Maria Sharapova, a famous tennis player, said that she has been taking this drug for the last 10 years because of health reasons. Also, a number of other world and Olympic champions were tested positive for it. As of January 2016, this compound has been banned by WADA and may not be used by athletes anymore.
We recommend you this video explanation of Mildronate's effect in the cell.
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ADAPTOL ® [Mebicar]
Mebicar works on the serotonergic system: taken in small doses it increases the effect of tryptophan, which is a precursor to serotonin.
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The product is available in different sizes and from different manufactures.
Caffein-activ [Caffeine + B12]
Caffeine is a substance that in its natural form is produced in the leaves and seeds of many plants. In addition, it is often found in worldwide popular drinks - coffee, tea, many soft drinks, as well as most energy drinks.
Caffeine stimulates the central nervous system, increases mental and physical performance, physical activity, shortens the reaction time, temporarily reduces fatigue and drowsiness, facilitates perception, increases heat production and urination, increases gastric secretion. It may be used as an extra energy source in the morning, as well as to stay productive during the day.
L-Carnitine is an indispensable component of nutrition allowing optimal development of the human body. It is contained mainly in the muscles. L-carnitine is an amino acid that delivers fat to the muscles, where it is burned to produce energy. L-carnitine plays a huge role in the metabolism of fats. As a result, it helps to increase endurance during training and the provision of oxygen to cells. L-carnitine enhances protein synthesis and fatty acid transport to mitochondria, where they burn to form energy. Therefore, L-carnitine is especially often used in sports, as well as during diets.
ENERION ® [Sulbutiamine]
ENERION ® is a modified thiamine (vitamin B1), that can easily cross the blood-brain barrier. In the brain, it produces both GABA and acetylcholine, thus affecting adaptability, mood and focus.
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Many decades ago shepherds in Switzerland noticed that young calves are able to heal their injuries and regenerate their tissue much faster than older calves. However, it was only in 1957, when Swiss scientists obtained a highly purified extract from blood of young calves and developed the drug.
Actovegin enhances aerobic oxidation, absorption of glucose and oxygen uptake in tissue. For this reason Actovegin has been used by athletes who wanted to speed up the recovery process and enhance physical performance and stamina. It is also a great drug to treat various sport injuries.
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Trekresan (or Trekrezan) is an immunomodulating drug having pronounced adaptogenic properties. Its active ingredient is oxyethylammonium methylphenoxyacetate which is similar in structure to such human and plant molecules as choline, lecithine and indole-3-acetic acid.
The preparation was developed by professor M.G. Voronkov and his team of scientists of A. E. Favorsky Irkutsk Institute of Chemistry in 1972. Testing proved that the new substance is close to herbal and natural adaptogens in its effect.
Hypoxen is an adaptogen developed in 1976 by a group of scientists in the Institute of Macromolecular Compounds of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR, Leningrad. The active compound of Hypoxen is Sodium salt of (poly-(2,5-dihydroxy-phenylene))-4-thiosulfonic acid. Hypoxenum and coenzyme Q10 have a similar structure.
Kasolin is a natural adaptogen stimulating sexual function that contains concentrated castoreum extract. Numerous active compounds of castoreum are included in the drug formulation in homeopathic doses. Namely:
- alcohols and phenols, including catechol and its derivatives;
- hydroquinone and chavicol;
- ketones, natural steroids and acids (benzoic, salicylic, cinnamic and p-Anisic);
- esters, resinous compounds and mineral components;
Eleuthero liquid extract (Siberian ginseng)
Eleuthero (also known as Siberian Ginseng) has been part of the herbal repertoire in traditional medicine for thousands of years and continues to gain increasing popularity nowadays. It is a very powerful adaptogen that can help not only to increase stamina but also to promote overall health. The short list of indications for use includes: physical and mental fatigue, arterial hypotension, neurasthenia, asthenia, nervous breakdown and protracted recovery from somatic and infectious diseases.
Ginseng Tincture (Panax ginseng)
Ginseng or Panax is one of the most popular and widely-researched herbal remedies in the world. It is even believed to be a natural cure-all and can be used for a wide variety of purposes, such as low mood and decreased mental capacity. The short list of indications for its use includes: physical and mental fatigue, arterial hypotension, asthenic syndrome, nervous breakdown, sexual dysfunction, neurocirculatory dystonia (hypotonic type) and protracted recovery period after a number of diseases (incl. infections).
Leuzea-P (Rhaponticum carthamoides or Maral root)
Leuzea (Rhaponticum) has been used in traditional Siberian medicine to bolster both physical and mental performance (especially after illness). The major requirement associated with Leuzea is the enhancement of physical strength and muscle protein synthesis. The other indications for use include mental and physical fatigue, asthenia, exhaustion, decreased mental and physical capacity, irritability, headache, chronic alcoholism, erectile dysfunction.
Aralia is a well-known gentle adaptogenic tonic herb popular for its wide range of pharmacological properties. It is used to treat physical and mental fatigue, asthenic syndrome, arterial hypotension, decreased sex drive, mental breakdown, depression, enuresis, radiation sickness and metabolic disorders. This herbal remedy can also help to recover from craniocerebral injury, contusion, meningitis, post-infectious arachnoiditis and ARVI (in the complex therapy).
Schisandra Chinensis Seeds Tincture
Known since ancient times for its unique adaptogenic qualities, Schisandra Chinensis can treat various diseases and restore health after severe illnesses. The benefits of this herb have been proved in numerous studies showing that it is one the strongest natural antioxidants in the world. Schisandra will rejuvenate the body, increase the vital energy, enhance physical work capacity and strengthen stress resistance. Some indications for use include asthenic syndrome, chronic fatigue, in combination therapy for treating sexual dysfunction caused by neurasthenia, mental and physical exhaustion, neurocirculatory dystonia (hypotonic type) and protracted recovery from somatic and infectious diseases.
Trimunal [Ginseng + Echinacea + Liquorice]
Trimunal is a drug based on ginseng, echinacea and liquorice. Multiple organic and inorganic components of these herbs provide for adaptogenic, immune stimulating and general tonic properties of Trimunal. It also has restorative and nootropic, stress-protective, anti-inflammatory, gastroprotective and antioxidant effects. The preparation improves, maintains and restores physical and mental performance and can be used for immunity improvement.
BEFUNGIN [Chaga Mushroom Tincture]
Befungin is a restorative and regenerative medicine based on Chaga mushroom. This preparation stimulates metabolism, restores hematogenesis and strengthens immune system after long-term illnesses.
Befungin contains the extract of a cinder conk (Chaga mushroom which grows on birch trees) with salts of 1.5% cobalt sulphate or 1% cobalt chloride.
The Chaga mushroom is believed to have been discovered and used in China in the 3rd century BC, later being adopted by Japan and then Korea. In the 19th century, it finally came to Russia.