I have no idea what an adaptive is but it seems to work wonders for altitude acclimatization! The only real flavours I’m getting is a bit of grassiness, a touch of vegetal and some definite peppermint. Ok, so I’ve done some quick research and I’m betting this tea has rhodora rosea in it which is used in traditional Chinese medicine to treat altitude sickness and by Scandinavians and Russians to relieve cold weather related disorders… Either way it was tasty and seemed to help with my acclimatization From sea level to 10000 feet!

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