Ayurvedic Herbs

Ayurveda has hundreds of herbs that are beneficial for the body.  Whether you have anxiety, trouble sleeping, want to lose weight, or have more energy, herbs can help assist your mind and body in achieving that.  Recently I've seen some Ayurvedic herbs that are getting a trendy name, some people have discovered them and are reaping their benefits by putting them in their smoothie or coffee in the morning.  Here are some of the most popular and beneficial Ayurvedic herbs:

Also known as "Indian ginseng" and in Sanskrit means "odor of a horse:

  • Assists in lowering cortisol levels
  • Balances thyroid hormones
  • Assists in reducing stress
  • Boosts immunity
  • Lowers cholesterol 
  • Reduces brain cell deterioration 
  • Has anti-cancer properties
  • May increase muscle massand strength

Meaning "three fruits" literally has tree fruits in its formula to help aid in colon health

  • Natural gentle laxative and colon cleanser
  • Anti-cancer properties
  • Anti-inflammatory, can help with arthritis 
  • Boosts weight loss
  • Lowers cholesterol

Actually a nutritious jam, it has been used in Ayurveda for thousands of years for its many health benefits

  • Helps support overall strength and energy
  • Kindles digestive fire
  • Supports healthy function of the kidney and heart
  • Tonifies the reproductive system
  • Has anti-aging properties that reduce lines and wrinkles
  • Promotes youthfulness
  • Purifies the blood and stimulates live r

*You can spread on toast in the morning for a delicious breakfast!*
Meaning "three peppers" it is a formula of black pepper, Indian long pepper and ginger

  • A deeply warming formula to burn ama (toxins) and kindle agni (digestive fire)
  • Supports healthy lungs and breathing, lending a hand to the upper respiratory system
  • Promotes appetite
  • Relieves abdomen bloating and belching
  • Fat burner

Herbaceous perennial plant of the ginger family, turmeric is considered one of the most powerful herbs

  • Anti-inflammatory properties
  • Cleanses the blood
  • Detoxifies the skin, reduces acne, promotes radiance

* Try doing an at-home turmeric mask with 1 tbsp of raw honey and 1/2 tsp of turmeric for glowing skin*

  • Supports movement of joints
  • Promotes healthy gut flora
  • Promotes healthy function of the pancreas
  • Known to have anti-cancer properties
  • Strengthens digestion, removes toxins from GI tract

Note: Before you start taking herbs, ask a doctor if you are on other medication