Herbs Go Mainstream

 

Our body works in a very complex yet systematic manner. Too often our bodies, including hormones like cortisol, are out of balance and we desire a natural route to bring the body back into homeostasis. Herbs are a great option when it comes to maintaining balance in the body.

There are certain herbs called adaptogens, ​that can help your body achieve the balance that is seeks.  This class of herbs is becoming very popular and has the research to support claims.

Soviet scientists first used the term adaptogens in the '60s, finding that this class of herbs could increase the body's ability to handle stress, and the bodily wear and tear with chronic exposure to stress.

A Holistic Approach to Wellness

ASHWAGANDHA

This is a very useful herb that has several applications in Ayurveda medicine. It is a perfect choice for maintaining the normal functioning of the endocrinesystem. Particularly, it balances the secretions of thyroid and adrenal glands. So, if you have hyperthyroidism or hypothyroidism, taking its extracts would be very effective.

It offers several health benefits as well. Some of these include enhanced blood circulation, prevention of prematureaging, and reduction in stress levels etc. Besides, it is also helpful in treating erectile dysfunction in men. It is equally beneficial for the ladies as well and enhances the blood flow towards their reproductive organs. Moreover, using Ashwagandha can help you to enjoy better quality sleep. Hence, using this herb can improve your overall health and maintain hormonal balance.










MACA ROOT

This nutritious root is a turnip-like vegetable that belongs to the cabbage family. It is a miraculous herb that offers countless benefits including high energy boost and hormonal balance. It lowers the stress as well. Moreover, athletes usually use this for enhancing their stamina. It nourishes and stimulates the hypothalamus and pituitary gland which are the master glands on your body. This root contains plant hormones that provide advantages, particularlyto women. For instance, some women use it to prevent the menopausal symptoms and provide relief for premenstrual syndrome.