We have been co-evolving with nature since the beginning of our time and we are nature. Just as fruit and vegetables are important for a healthy mind and body, so are herbs.
The medicinal properties we get from herbs, help us obtain a healthy functional body so we may naturally fight disease and heal ourselves. Herbs can also support us through the day by giving us energy, improve our concentration and prevent damage from environmental influences.
3 Morning Herbs you should get in daily.
Green tea is one of the most famous superfoods. In traditional Chinese and Indian medicine green tea is used to aid digestion, improve heart and mental health as well as regulate body temperature.
This powerhouse is rich in antioxidants which deactivate free radicals. EGCG in particular offers great protection as they help to kill cancerous cells and stop them from growing. The caffeine in green tea may also speed up your calorie burn, this is beneficial as a weight support.
Additionally, green tea decreases inflammation in the body, support heart health, reduce insulin resistance and enhance brain function.
Feeling sluggish? Herbalists often recommend taking nettle regularly to help increase energy levels. It is rich in nutrients which is why it helps create more energy.
Stinging nettle improves bone density and helps to clear buildup in joints which leads to joint pain. This detoxing herb also helps to support many detox organ systems which may help to treat poor elimination leading to skin conditions such as eczema and constipation.
It also helps to protect the gut lining from irritation and infections as well as supports the urinary tract.
Additionally, stinging nettle may be helpful in managing allergies, due to its antihistamine properties, as well as prevent anemia, lower high blood pressure and blood sugar levels.
Often referred to as “the stomach healer”, peppermint improves digestion, protects the gut lining and increase the flow of digestive juices. Soothe many gastrointestinal ailments such as nausea, diarrhoea, cramps, colic, bloating, flatulence (gas), heartburn, hiccups and indigestion with peppermint.
Peppermint contains antimicrobial properties which helps to fight infections and viral diseases. It also acts as a muscle relaxant and pain reliever for headaches and migraines.
Additionally, peppermint can be used to support your respiratory system, improve energy levels and concentration, as well as dental health.
Our wake me up blend contains all three these powerful morning herbs!