January 22, 2020

10 benefits of herbs to optimise daily wellbeing. See how herbs can benefit you now.

1. Better concentration

The first benefit of herbs is better concentration. Ginkgo biloba is a plant extract used to alleviate symptoms associated with cognitive deficits, e.g. decreased memory performance, lack of concentration, decreased alertness, tinnitus, and dizziness.

2. Pain relief

Cat’s claw contains an anti-inflammatory agent that blocks the production of the hormone prostaglandin, which contributes to inflammation and pain.

3. Better libido

Horny goat weed is an herb that has been used in China for centuries to treat low libido, erectile dysfunction, fatigue and pain.

4. More motivation

Maca powder is said to help boost feelings of happiness, with some studies showing maca can help increase dopamine and noradrenaline — chemical neurotransmitters that are linked to the reward part of your brain.

5. Better sleep

Chamomile tea not only helps reduce stress and anxiety, but it also helps treat insomnia. Its calming effects may be attributed to an antioxidant called apigenin. Apigenin binds to specific receptors in the brain that may decrease anxiety, calm nerves and initiate sleep Some people drink a cup of chamomile tea to calm their mild anxiety or nerves before important meetings and presentations at work Worth a try along with some deep breathing exercises and some power poses

6. Fat loss

Several studies have suggested that the flavonoids and caffeine in green tea can help elevate metabolic rate, increase fat oxidation and even improve insulin activity. One of the active ingredients responsible for this is called catechin

7. Clarity of thought

Ashwagandha improves your sleep quality, immunity, stress response, organ function, reduces fatigue, and brain fog.

8. Helps you relax

Ginkgo may help alleviate the symptoms of anxiety.

9. Better immune system

Sea Moss contains anti-viral and antimicrobial compounds that help the body fight off infection and boost the immune system

10. Digestion

Ginger is warming and calming to the digestive system. It's also anti-nausea and anti-microbial to many common stomach bugs

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