5 Amazing Herbs That Can Change Your Life

We don’t usually think of herbs as with much more than adding that extra sprinkle on our dishes. But there are many herbs on the market that you may be missing out on. Adaptogens may not be familiar to you, but they’re natural substances that will help your body adapt to stress (which is something we could all do with!). Here at Career Girl Daily, we know busy career girls like you definitely need that extra burst of energy, so we’ve compiled a list of herbs we know will help you be more successful.

1. Panax Ginseng

If you’re struggling to get through your week, Panax Ginseng claims it has the cure. The popular Asian herb helps boost your immune system and improves endurance. Other benefits include lowering blood sugar levels and promotes relaxation, which is something we all need from time to time. One of the easiest ways you can include Ginseng in your diet is by drinking Ginseng tea once a week, or by preparing a simple Korean Ginseng chicken soup.

2. Tulsi

Better known as ‘Holy Basil’, Tulsi is popular in the Indian culture where it is widely grown and revered in the science of Ayurveda (an ancient Indian healing system). Tulsi works as a purifying agent that detoxifies and cleanses the body. It is loaded with the essential nutrients that your body needs, like Vitamin A and C. Because it is packed full of healthy vitamins, Tulsi is perfect for relieving symptoms of the flu and headaches. You can brew your own home remedy by boiling the leaves, adding two grams of pepper and drinking.

3. Astragalus root

Say goodbye to stress for good with Astragalus root and say hello to a boost in your cardiovascular health. Astragalus also has anti-inflammatory benefits, which help in healing wounds, whilst also preventing the growth of tumors. The desired herb is available in most Chinese markets and can be consumed in various ways. The most accessible way of consuming Astragalus is through tablets or by brewing tea.

4. Ashwagandha

I’ve been hearing brilliant things non-stop about this herb, and it has found its way into my diet rapidly. Similar to Tulsi it has some major healing properties. Include it in your diet, and you will find yourself combatting many daily struggles with ease. A primary herb in the Ayurvedic beliefs, Ashwagandha has anti-cancer agents, reduces the onslaught of depression and improves memory.

4. Licorice root

You may be familiar with its candy flavoring, but not many people know that licorice has extensive health benefits. If you’re going through that particular painful time of the month, licorice comes in handy with relieving cramps. Unbeknown licorice has other benefits for your health that you would never have guessed. Perfect for sore throat relief, relieving stomach irritations, as well as boosting your immune. Although it might sound strange, sipping on licorice tea is the future.

The next time you find yourself feeling under the weather, consider adding these herbs to your diet. You’ll definitely feel the difference.

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We don’t usually think of herbs as with much more than adding that extra sprinkle on our dishes. But there are many herbs on the market that you may be missing out on. Adaptogens may not be familiar to you, but they’re natural substances that will help your body adapt to stress (which is something we could all do with!). Here at Career Girl Daily, we know busy career girls like you definitely need that extra burst of energy, so we’ve compiled a list of herbs we know will help you be more successful.

1. Panax Ginseng

If you’re struggling to get through your week, Panax Ginseng claims it has the cure. The popular Asian herb helps boost your immune system and improves endurance. Other benefits include lowering blood sugar levels and promotes relaxation, which is something we all need from time to time. One of the easiest ways you can include Ginseng in your diet is by drinking Ginseng tea once a week, or by preparing a simple Korean Ginseng chicken soup.

2. Tulsi 

Better known as ‘Holy Basil’, Tulsi is popular in the Indian culture where it is widely grown and revered in the science of Ayurveda (an ancient Indian healing system). Tulsi works as a purifying agent that detoxifies and cleanses the body. It is loaded with the essential nutrients that your body needs, like Vitamin A and C. Because it is packed full of healthy vitamins, Tulsi is perfect for relieving symptoms of the flu and headaches. You can brew your own home remedy by boiling the leaves, adding two grams of pepper and drinking.

3. Astragalus root

Say goodbye to stress for good with Astragalus root and say hello to a boost in your cardiovascular health. Astragalus also has anti-inflammatory benefits, which help in healing wounds, whilst also preventing the growth of tumors. The desired herb is available in most Chinese markets and can be consumed in various ways. The most accessible way of consuming Astragalus is through tablets or by brewing tea.

3. Ashwagandha

I’ve been hearing brilliant things non-stop about this herb, and it has found its way into my diet rapidly. Similar to Tulsi it has some major healing properties. Include it in your diet, and you will find yourself combatting many daily struggles with ease. A primary herb in the Ayurvedic beliefs, Ashwagandha has anti-cancer agents, reduces the onslaught of depression and improves memory.

4. Licorice root

You may be familiar with its candy flavoring, but not many people know that licorice has extensive health benefits. If you’re going through that particular painful time of the month, licorice comes in handy with relieving cramps. Unbeknown licorice has other benefits for your health that you would never have guessed. Perfect for sore throat relief, relieving stomach irritations, as well as boosting your immune. Although it might sound strange, sipping on licorice tea is the future.

The next time you find yourself feeling under the weather, consider adding these herbs to your diet. You’ll definitely feel the difference.

LET’S CHAT

Have you tried any of these herbs in your diet? What benefits did you find? 


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  • Licorice tea is one of my favourites! ♥

    Amy // Snippets of Amy

  • They all sound so good!
    Izzy | https://pinchofdelight.com

  • We love tulsi in our house.. as well as curry leaves.
    Licorice sounds good, I have never used it.. something to look into.
    thanks for sharing

    http://www.henatayeb.blogspot.com

  • roxann

    i’m definitely going to try ashwagandah and tulsi. I’ve recently tried peppermint oil for my migraines and minor headaches and its been helping tremendously in keeping me away from bottled pain medicines. A Little on the base of the back hair line and a tiny drop on your hands, cup your hands and breath a few deep breaths.

    • Thanks for the tip on relieving minor headaches with peppermint oil! I’ll definitely want to try that :)

  • mrsbicycle

    Ashwagandha helped with my low thyroid! I put a scoop in with my morning smoothies.

  • Mila S

    now a harder mission: where do I find these? haha

    ♥ Mila
    http://www.topknotkindaday.com

  • Sofia

    I have been meaning to try ashwaganda for ages, but I still haven’t done it. Now it’s definitely time! It goes straight to the top of my to do-list. Thanks for sharing!