Perhaps you know someone that’s stressing out, has too much to do, or is running here and there and feels crunched by time, if so here are a few herbs that will help and make wonderful Holiday Gifts.
Ashwagandha Root powder is sold in capsules is very relaxing, soothing, and helps those suffering from the rigors of stress… and allows you to get the rest you need.
Kava Kava comes in capsules or pills and it will sooth away your feelings of anxiety, but allow you to be able work and focus on what you are doing at the same time. Great for stress.
Suma Root or Brazilian Ginseng which comes in capsules will boost your immune system, give you energy, and help to fight off bacterial and viral invaders thus keeping you healthy. Plus it helps balance your hormones, and studies show that it even gets rid of those dark circles under your eyes.
Panax Ginseng is great for nervousness, depression, exhaustion, and even supports your heart and lungs. Giving you a boost of energy, feeding your adrenal glands and restore them so you have the energy you need. You can buy small bottles of ginseng that make great gifts, and there are even beverages on the market you can buy in six packs that are ginseng based.
Astragalus Root is great for adrenal support, boosting your energy, and at the same time helping your lungs so you can breathe better. fights fatigue, improves immune function, lowers blood sugar, and also helps to improve liver function. Astragalus Root can be found in capsules and also in tinctures that make great gifts.
Goji Berries make a great gift… they will boost up your energy and your immune system, are full of lots of great antioxidants, and help you to stay healthy and vital. Also they seem to work well for those who want slow the aging process, there are documented cases of people in China taking goji berries and living to be very old. You buy the dried fruit, juice, or it can be taken in capsules.
Tulsi or Holy Basil is a great adaptogenic herb that makes a great tea or can be found in capsules and works wonders for stress, boosts your immune system, giving you more stamina, lowers blood sugar, helps to improve your vision, and works as a great anti-inflammatory agent too. Plus it lowers your cholesterol and it’s full of antioxidants — a wonderful gift.
Maca Root powder comes in capsules and can be added to just about any food you want because in South American it’s consumed as food. It’s great for stress and also helps balance out your hormones, and keep you going strong. Maca root is really great for menopause and also increases libido too… plus it also helps to maintain and support new muscles growth.
Put together 2 to 4 herbs in a nice little box and your friends and loved ones will love it!
Dr. Paul Haider – Master Herbalist, Counselor, and Spiritual Advisor for over 20 years, helping people to recover and feel healthy. You can also find Dr. Haider on FB under Dr. Paul Haider, Healing Herbs, Center for Creative Living Church, Meditation for the Soul, and Relax Into Success, Punjab teas www.paulhaider.com