Has the idea of beginning a new day with zest begun to sound and feel more like an ordeal? Towering levels of physical and mental stress and work load are taking a toll on many. Lack of exercise, unhealthy lifestyle and certain medical problems are some of the factors that allow the symptom of fatigue to seep in.
If you are disturbed by the physical and/or mental fatigue (the two main types of fatigue), resort to herbal cures. Spare a few minutes and take in some relevant information about the herbs that aid in overcoming lethargy.
Shake off feelings of fatigue using the woody root of Siberian Ginseng which bears close resemblance to the shape of a fork. If you develop a taste for any of the herbal preparations made from Siberian Ginseng, the eleutheroside content in it will elevate your energy levels in a few weeks. Men and women who have recently recovered from a long term illness will surely benefit from the dried roots of this herb.
Capsules and tinctures are two of the recommended forms of consuming Siberian Ginseng. With regular consumption, it will assist your weakened body to counteract the commonly experienced physical fatigue. We would like to bring to your attention that Siberian Ginseng must not be continued for a duration that exceeds three months. Also, hypertensive patients are not encouraged to use any form of the herbal supplement.
Strengthen your physical state so that fatigue becomes history! It is possible through the ingestion of a perennial herb called Astragalus membranaceus. The root part of the herb consists of certain stimulants such as saponins that target the poor immune system. If you are not much of a tea drinker, we have other options such as soups and tinctures. Add roots of Astragalus in dried form to a bowl of home cooked soup to brush off exhaustion from the body.
If your little one has concurrent fever, do not administer the herb in any form. It is also better to consult a medical practitioner about the possible risks of having Astragalus in case you are on medications like corticosteroids or other immunosuppressant drugs.
The strongly aromatic Rosemarinus officinalis has medicinal properties which address the problem of fatigue. To see your energy levels refueled, drink a few cups of freshly prepared Rosemary tea or tincture. The herb cures problems related to digestion which is closely linked to lethargy and lack of sleep.
Many herbalists favour the external application of the essential oil derived from Rosemary to reduce muscular and nerve pain which have been identified as contributory factors for triggering exhaustion.It is best avoided in expectant mothers, patients with high blood pressure or diabetes owing to the camphor and verbenone content in Rosemary.
Have you been feeling physically drained of all energy due to unexplained reasons? If muscle or joint pain and headache have been noticed too, you are probably suffering from Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS). Do not worry; it is easy to ward off the listlessness from your system. Consume the herb to enhance your blood circulation which further helps to build up the energy level soon. Patients with bleeding disorders or those heading for certain invasive surgical or dental treatments should stay clear of Ginkgo biloba.
The Nightshade family has provided us with a useful herb also known as Poison Gooseberry or Withania Somnifera to combat lethargy.
This particular herb belongs to the category of adaptogenic herbs which means that it will strengthen and refill your physical energy reserves. Its ability to do so can be linked to the substantial rise in the count of white blood cells Winter cherry brings about.
Head straight to the nearest market after reading this herbal remedy and grab a few fresh leaves or twigs of a herb named Yerba Mate. The widespread consumption of this uniquely delicious tea, especially in South America is because of the plenty health benefits it provides. Having mentioned that, the herb has an amazing ability to suppress fatigue like you never had it! This popular nutritious beverage mainly from Uruguay and Paraguay contains many anti-oxidants and minerals. It thus, functions like a natural tonic and stimulant that cuts fatigue.
Yerba Mate or simply Mate has been clearly indicated for use as an anti-fatigue herb in the British Herbal Pharmacopoeia. However, lately a few clinical studies have hinted that those drinking excessive quantities of stimulant rich tea (containing xanthines namely, Thepohylline, Theobromine and Caffeine) over an extended time span may be putting their system at a greater risk of developing insomnia or cancer specifically involving the lungs, mouth or esophagus.
Another herb that has been traditionally used as an energy stimulant for several years is Guarana.
Being packed with natural stimulating compounds, especially caffeine, it has great potential to work on physical endurance. The best part is that Gurana, the native plant of Amazon has earned the title of being generally safe by the American Food And Drug Administration.
One of the best ways to deal with chronic fatigue that goes on for duration of almost six months or more is by having Black Seed. The commonly available oil form of Black seed also known as Nigella Sativa can be used for both external application or for oral intake. Although allergic reactions due to this herbal oil are uncommon, it is better to run a trial on a small patch of skin before proceeding to other extensive areas.
Besides abundance of minerals, vitamins and amino acids, it has been found out that the flowering herb or Fennel flower also consists of strong anti-oxidants which cure general fatigue in an excellent way. There are many ways of consuming this herb, one of which includes Black seed in combination with a teaspoon of honey.
Coming from the Parsley family, Gotu Kola has characteristic fan shaped leaves.
The latter along with the stem portion treats mainly mental fatigue by making it more energetic. Working people will definitely draw benefit from Gotu Kola.