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There are many ways to use Herbs to boost energy naturally. As you would expect, herbs that boost energy can be utilized to do so in several different ways. They may directly increase muscle energy or brain activity, boost your metabolism or keep you feeling upbeat and generally healthy and fit. It is tempting to try to take as many as you possibly can, but read about each herb and see which one will be the most effective at boosting your energy naturally.
It’s a good idea to stay away from artificial stimulants like caffeine and especially this nasty stimulant (click here to see it). If you have time, you can read a book we’ve got titled, ‘Caffeine Blues: Wake Up to the Hidden Dangers of America’s #1 Drug‘. Be advised that some herbs may interfere with any prescription medicine you take to boost energy.
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Ginseng has been used for centuries in Japan and China for increasing energy and regulating male and female hormones. It provides both the mental and physical stimulation associated with caffeine, but without the chemical side effects or crashes. By lowering the impacts of stress on the central nervous system, ginseng often improves your overall mood, and makes you feel more productive. It also aids and regulates blood pressure and blood sugar levels, so that energy production is more effective, and increases it directly.
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Gota Kola is ideal for stimulating blood circulation to the brain and helps improve memory in the short term, thus improving problems associated with memory loss and of course having the added benefit of increasing learning ability. It’s a feel good herb, generally increasing mood and elevating lower moods that are associated with inactivity and unproductivity. We recommend these organic Gota Kola capsules, but some people prefer to take the liquid versions
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This Black walnut herb extract increases energy via the nutritional values that it contains, so if you feel that your diet may be the reason why you have low energy, then this herb will be a useful addition to your plan. Of course, you should try to change your diet too, as this will be significantly more important. Black walnut is a herb naturally high in potassium. Potassium is responsible for ensuring healthy blood flow around the body, helping you feel less lethargic. It also contains high levels of iodine and manganese, which help to strengthen muscles, and ensure healthy nerve activity, both play a prime role in energy production, and makes a great herb to boost energy naturally.
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If you think that your lack of energy is down to stress, then liquorice root is the perfect herb. Initially a calming herb, much like Valerian, it also regulates the production of adrenaline. If you find that you are sensitive to external influences of others, or have a heavy work load on a day to day basis, you won’t often realize how high your levels of adrenaline actually are. Adrenaline is not simply responsible for the flight or fight response, but can also be activated during mild levels of stress that can cause a constant spike in the hormone. This often results in the crash you get as soon as you enter your home, and thus the loss of energy, this herb will help regulate those levels, keeping to less susceptible to stress and giving you a better source of energy other than adrenaline.
If you’ve found this interesting, you may want to read our article on how to lower adrenaline levels naturally.
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Sometimes we can lose energy if we are dieting or have special eating requirements. Fennel helps to regulate appetite which helps maintain a balanced diet, and is useful when losing weight. It also helps to sooth moods and the central nervous system. We recommend drinking herbal fennel tea.
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Surprisingly, peppermint is a natural stimulant much like caffeine. It’s great in herbal teas, we use this one every morning as a substitute for coffee. It helps to rid the body of toxins and cleanse the system, making you feel more active and lively. Additionally, it strengthens the heart muscles and helps with ideal nerve function, important if you feel this is the reason why you need to boost energy.
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Also known as Capsicum, this particular herb is often considered to be an all-round overall stimulant and is well known for fighting infections off too. Cayenne helps improve the bodies overall circulation by regulating blood flow and strengthening the heart. It’s a strong stimulant and along with Ginseng is a herb where the effects will be felt quickly.
You may want to use cayenne if you feel your low energy stems from feeling groggy or if you are coming down with a cold.
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Valerian extract is the herb for helping you feel calmer. If you think your lack of energy is down to depression, stress or anxiety, then this herb to boost energy naturally will do so by making you feel more yourself and reducing high levels of stress. It calms the nerves, relaxes brain activity and also helps regulate adrenaline production. Best used in liquid form.
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Ginkgo has been used for centuries in Japan and China for increasing energy. It provides both the mental and physical stimulation associated with caffeine, but without the chemical side effects or crashes. By lowering the impacts of stress on the central nervous system, ginseng often improves your overall mood, and makes you feel more productive. It also aids and regulates blood pressure and blood sugar levels, so that energy production is more effective. Very similar effects to Ginseng.