Herbs for overworked
Herbs for overworked
Antioxidants, anthocyanins, flavonoids… In the jungle of different concepts and information appearing in the Articles on biologically active plant ingredients, it is hard to find. Topics relating to a healthy lifestyle, conscious nutrition, health and well-being on a daily basis is very popular. More and more people are wondering what to eat or what leisure activities take that every day enjoy the health and well-being. Since decades we live in a fast-paced, natural became reaching for easy and quick solutions used in virtually every area of life. This applies in particular to what we eat and drink. Too much fat, salt and sugar and widely used “improvers” taste and smell, are some of the most common sins food and beverage manufacturers especially highly processed.
So let’s pay attention to what we drink. Very popular, especially among people living very active or working hard, they are energy drinks. These drinks work very stimulating and contain a lot of caffeine and taurine, and sugar. We do not remember when we reach there, often impulsively that they are intended to be eaten occasionally and they contain substances taken in too much is bad for our health and very often cause side effects. Most often after drinking too much ” energy booster ” appear nausea, vomiting, rapid heartbeat, seizures, weakness, difficulty breathing, long-term drinking this type of drinks can cause diabetes. Are highly toxic and very dangerous especially for children. Should not be consumed by people with stomach ulcers, gastroesophageal reflux, cardiovascular disease or epilepsy.
A simple way to keep your body in good shape to enjoy the full daily energy and vitality is a regular supply of natural substances supporting him. A valuable source of these substances is also wile of the Polish medicinal plants. One such product is hawthorn, it contains flavonoids gently increase the strength of contraction of the heart, so that the body is better oxygenated, is a rich source of minerals and vitamin C reinforcement blood vessels. Drinking infusion of fruit or flowers of hawthorn does not cause any side effects.
Another equally effectively acting herb is popular in Poland – nettle. It has many medicinal uses. The most commonly used herbal leaves and roots nettle, they are a source of vitamins (K, B2, PP, C), organic acids, effectively complements the deficiency of trace elements such as magnesium, iron, calcium, phosphorus, potassium, sulfur. Due to the wealth of biologically active ingredients, nettle is used for very many diseases. Properly prepared nettle is used externally and internally. It works not only for skin problems, but also anti-inflammatory and most importantly strengthening.
Horsetail is a medicinal plant, most often associated with formulations of strengthening hair and nails, due to the high silica content, which in the human body accumulates in them in the largest quantities. Silicon shortages lead to serious disorders such as osteomalacia (softening of the bones), diseases of the eye, skin and nails and teeth, causing deposition of atherosclerotic plaque, and many others. In the highly processed foods is much less silicon than in unprocessed foods, because if a diet rich in a ready-to-eat processed food, an additional source of silicon is necessary for the proper functioning of the body. Horsetail is also a source of flavonoids, minerals and many other charitable substances.
Yarrow is a herb, which as the name suggests operates primarily on the cardiovascular system, has antihemorrhagic properties, it is used for stomach ulcers, relaxant thus relieve painful bowel spasms and urinary tract, causes almost immediate relief, has a cleansing effect on the body, helps get rid of toxins from the body. It has a soothing effect on the digestive system. It is also a great adjuvant troubled nervous system.
The aforementioned herbs is an excellent alternative to energy drinks and temporarily improve concentration. The substances contained in them, such as caffeine stimulates the body to operate only on a few minutes, but a longer time consumed in large quantities, could wreak irreparable damage to the stomach, pancreas, or the circulation and may cause serious diseases. Regular drink mix containing hawthorn, nettle, horsetail and yarrow guarantees the maintenance of the body in perfect condition every day and throughout the active day, complements the deficiency of vitamins and minerals that are often lost in the daily diet, and biologically active substances contained in these plants help to oxygenate the brain and heart, improve the quality of blood, skin, hair and nails are becoming day by day more and more nourished, soothe, support the digestive system, which is extremely important especially if we work hard and work mostly sitting.