Experiencing lack of energy can happen to anyone from time to time. You might feel as if your body is really run down by a truck and your mind is diving into the darkness of depression.
You might also have a lack of desire for doing, moving, or even thinking, or you may simply feel exhausted throughout the day.
There is no one formula that fits all, that is why it is always good that you find herbs that suit you best. Your herbs for energy selection will depend on how you spend your energies, your diet, your health condition, what kind of medications you are taking and so on. Here are some energy-boosting herbs to help you get rid of sluggish moments and boost your energies.
Herbs For Energy
Ginseng will definitely give you extra energy. This root is a very precious and valuable gift of nature used for centuries in Asia as an energy booster and as an adaptogen, an herb that increases general resistance to stress. Ginseng is available as an extract, tea, capsules or in tablets form.
While Ginseng is the preferred stimulant for older people, Astragalus (Astragalus membranaceus) is used as a tonic for younger people to boost energy levels.
- Green Tea. Green tea is a rich source of healthy antioxidants with great health benefits. Green tea can be enjoyed as a tea or purchased in a more concentrated form in capsules.
- Royal Jelly.
Royal Jelly is rich in 18 kinds of human-body necessary amino acids, and vitamins. In combination with Ginseng, Royal Jelly aids well in strengthening organic immunity function, promotes metabolism, and revives cells thus having a great effect on your body and mind.
Ashwagandha is also known as Indian ginseng, known to improve strength and energy levels. Ashwagandha can be found as a fluid extract and consumed as an energy tonic.
- Gotu Kola.
Gotu kola has been used for centuries in Ayurvedic medicine as a tonic, to improve libido and general energy levels. It can be easily consumed in a tincture form.