Our modern wold requires us to do a lot of tasks, and quite often, a lot of them at the same time. All of the things we need to focus on take our energy, more or less. And with everything intensifying nowadays: emotions, sensations, events, it is easy to end up drained, with no energy to move a finger.
A healthy attitude to life, trained mind, and a nourishing diet are your best allies that will help you navigate through life with ease and joy.
Luckily, with the worlds getting close, a wide variety of natural remedies from the farthest corners of the world are becoming available to us. Another thing to be grateful for!
Spirulina is one of the superfoods that is incredibly beneficial for health. It is a powerful boost for immune system, it gives you energy, improves digestion, eases PMS symptoms, and it is a fantastic antioxidant. This blue-green algae is rich in vitamin A, the vitamin that is essential for healthy eyes.
Spirulina comes in tablets and powder. Powdered spirulina is easy to use in smoothies.
My favorite Hawaiian smoothie recipe: 2 Hawaiian papayas, 1 tbs spirulina, 3 tbs tahini, 1 cup coconut water. Blend all in a blender and enjoy!
Maca root has a lot of health benefits. The medicinal use of this plant goes back to Incan civilization.
Maca root health benefits include: enhancing energy and stamina, increasing sexual desire and endurance, helping with infertility, aiding acne treatment, improving memory, reducing menopause symptoms, especially hot flashes and fatigue, relieving mild depression, boost energy.
Maca root comes in powder and capsules. Suggested dosage is 1 tablespoon a day.
Rhodiola Rosea is another wonderful medicinal herb.
Its health benefits include: strengthening the nervous system, fighting depression, enhancing immune system, increasing endurance, enhancing memory, aiding in weight reduction, improving sexual function, helping with heart issues, regulating blood sugar levels, promoting longevity, protecting the liver from environmental toxins, improving hearing, and raising energy levels. It has long been known as a powerful adaptogen. Adaptogens are substances that increase the body’s overall performance by boosting your energy or helping to relax and soothe.
In Asia they make tea brewed from Rhodiola rosea and consider it to be the most effective remedy for cold and flu. In Mongolia it is prescribed for tuberculosis and cancer.
Throughout many years it has shown to significantly improve erectile dysfunction and/or premature ejaculation in men and balance their prostatic fluid.
This interesting herb has been known to Himalayan yogis for centuries as a remedy to enhance meditation.
Particularly it is said to help open up crown chakra and balance the right and left hemispheres of the brain. If you look at the leaf of this plant,the shape somewhat resembles our brain.
This herb is a fantastic boost for your immune system, and invaluable support for adrenals.
Gotu Kola contains no caffeine as it was previously thought, and is recommended for strenghthening central nervous system, treating acne, fighting depression, mobilizing mind’s power, increasing libido, and high blood preassure.
It can be very beneficial for improving circulatory system by stimulating a healthy blood flow, and strenghthening the blood vessels at the same time.
Gotu Kola is very effective for purifying skin complexion and healing cellulitis, by smoothing it out.
Eleuthero is incredibly helpful for revitalizing your immune system, reducing inflammation in the body, and relieving pain at. But besides this it is a powerful antioxidant and adaptogens (helps body to adapt to stress). Eleuthero will give you energy, increase stamina, and reduce fatigue.
This herb should be avoided if you have any issues with blood pressure.
Ashwagandha is widely used in Ayurveda and is highly regarded for its potency. This wonderful adaptogen greatly helps to reduce the effects of stress on our nervous system, providing us with more energy. It is also found to be very helpful for alleviating depression, reducing overall inflammation and normalizing blood sugar.
This amazing herb will help you sharpen your concentration and perfect reaction time, reduce brain cell degeneration and lower cholesterol.
Besides all it is a great sex tonic for both men and women.
Remember to consult your naturopath before taking any herbs as our bodies are unique and require a unique approach.
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