Herbs can help you to embrace wellness in the new year. Herbs can also be an important part of your plan to help your body fight any emotional, biological, physical and environmental stressors. They help restore the balance of your immune system. Different herbs like Astragulus root can help your immune system against a contagious illness. Eleuthero root can have antioxidant and antidiabetic properties. Tulsi leaf can have anti-inflammatory and calming properties. Ashwagandaha root can help with anxiety, depression and insomnia. These herbs can be taken as tea or as capsule or tinctures Herbs can be used to nourish yourself in the new year.
- Some herbs are nourishing like nettle and alfalfa which are full of vitamins and minerals.
- Starting off the new year with herbs, focus on adaptogens which help the body to adapt to stress and restore balance.
- Adaptogens should not replace a well balanced life of diet, sleep, exercise and time for joy.
“These botanicals can certainly be taken in tincture and capsule form; however, they also make lovely decoctions, teas, electuaries, and other preparations for daily consumption.”