Sleep is a rare commodity. We're just busy people trying to maintain a healthy work life balance, but sometimes we slip and give up the healthy aspect of it and sacrifice catching some zzz's.
One obvious way to keep our energy up when we're tired is to drink coffee. But if you're looking for something a little more natural and not as caffeine-heavy, we suggest looking into herbs. In powder, drink, or capsule form, herbs can easily be mixed with your everyday diet. We did the research and found five herbs for energy boosts when you need it.
Scroll down to see which ones.
Its technical name is Rhodiola rosea and it specifically targets to reduce the effects of fatigue and stress. It can also improve brain activity when tired. Take this supplement twice a day with food or water.
Green tea does have caffeine in it, but it also has more health benefits than coffee does because it contains antioxidants. It's probably the easiest switch you can do if you're looking for a coffee substitute.
You see this ingredient often in beauty products that claim to re-energize your skin. Panax Ginseng comes from plants grown in Asia. It is known for improving psychologic function. These capsules are 100% pure Panax ginseng. Take one to boost your energy.
As an herb used in traditional Ayurveda medicine, Ashwagandha is known to reduce stress levels and feelings of fatigue. It is typically taken in capsule form, and this capsule from Chopra Centre is completely organic. Take two daily for maximum results.
Next up, learn about FODMAPs.