It’s funny how with so much technology all around us to help us, we still feel stressed and out of sorts constantly. Slow paced lifestyles have been replaced by lifestyles that are fast and tend to get the better of you at every step. Deadlines keep mounting up, family pressure and monetary pressure gets you stressed and you somehow cannot control it.
However, there are ways that you can deal with this. Well, there are ways that your body can deal with it. Your body is amazing and has the capability of dealing with physical as well as mental stress – all it needs is just some help. And, no we do not mean from substances such as caffeine that can be harmful for you in the long run, but more natural herbs that can literally strengthen your body and make you stronger.
Welcome to the world of adaptogens, natural herbs and substances that get absorbed in your body without any side effects and work on calming your mind and body so that you stay relaxed and fight stress with ease.
This helps fight anxiety, sleep issues and depression as well. It is known to have what are known as immune-modulating effects that boost the immune system and lower the levels of cortisol.
Astralagus helps boost immunity and it protects the body from the effects that stress has.
Funguses that boast of having great antioxidant properties include: Shitake, Maitake and Reishi mushrooms. They have adaptogenic, immune enhancing and anti-tumor properties.
Holy Basil (Tulsi)
Known as the elixir of anti-aging, it helps fight stress and fatigue, regulate blood sugar levels, boosts the immune system, blood pressure and also keeps a check on hormone levels.
Rhodiola (Golden Root)
Known to contain the powerful phytochemical salisdroside, it helps resist aging and anxiety. It helps suppresses the production of cortisol, increases stress resistant proteins and helps restoring sleeping and eating patterns.
Make these part of your life in their natural of supplement form and you will see a world of a difference to your stress levels. Speak with a Registered Holistic Nutritionist or get in touch with Homeopath to learn how you can make this natural format of stress relief a part of your life to be healthy and happy.