10 Powerful Herbal Supplements to Boost Your Energy
Energy is often a top priority when thinking about health. After all, if your energy levels are low, it’s hard to accomplish everything on your task list, much less get out of bed in the morning!
Whether you’re looking for a solution to the afternoon slump, a boost before your workout or a way to perk yourself up for the entire day, there are a variety of herbal supplements to help support your energy levels.
Here are our top 10:
Herbal Supplements for Energy
Korean ginseng is a well-known herbal energizer. Ginseng is an adaptogen, meaning it helps you adapt to stressful situations without crashing. It’s a stimulant free way to promote sustained energy and a feeling of balance.1
Like Korean ginseng, American ginseng supports energy metabolism for increased energy, supports a healthy response to stress and may promote immune health.2 Not sure which type is right for you? Consider a combination formula that offers both forms of ginseng for optimal benefit.
Also known as Siberian Ginseng, this herb energizes the body and mind while fighting stress. It’s popular among professional athletes to gain endurance.3
This Amazonian herb has been used for centuries for a variety of health benefits. Today, it is known as an adaptogen which may aid the body in responding to external stressors in a healthy manner.4
This botanical has been studied for its positive effects on energy levels and metabolism in addition to its possible benefits in the areas of heart health and weight management.5
Popular for its potent antioxidant content, green tea also provides an energy boost due to caffeine. For those who don’t like drinking the tea, supplements are one option. But our tea-drinking customers love our organic matcha green tea!
Derived from the bark of a tree native to Africa, yohimbe is typically used to support men's health concerns. However, it has also become popular among athletes and bodybuilders who take this supplement to promote healthy weight management.6
A subtle energizer that also supports memory and cognitive performance, gotu kola is popular around the world. This Ayurvedic herb promotes vitality and supports healthy blood flow as well.7
Also called cola nut, the active ingredient in this herb is caffeine. Kola nut is commonly used as a flavoring agent for food and beverages, but it may also support metabolism and energy production.8
Native to the colder regions of Asia and Europe, this herb has traditionally been used as an adaptogen to help the body respond to stress. It has also been used for its antioxidant properties and to help boost energy levels.9
Which Herb is Right for You?
There are seemingly as many herbal supplement options out there as there are health benefits to be gained from them. Why not consider which of these may be right for you? After all, we could all use a little extra energy!
Always erving our customers,
Your friends at Swanson
*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
1. Adaptogenic Effects of Panax Ginseng. National Library of Medicine. Read source
2. What Are the Health Benefits of Ginseng? Medical News Today. Read source
3. Eleuthero. Medical News Today. Read source
4. Suma Root. WebMD. Read source
5. Guarana. HealthLine. Read source
6. Yohimbe. HealthLine. Read source
7. Gotu Kola. HealthLine. Read source
8. Kola Nut. Medical News Today. Read source
9. Rhodiola Rosea. Medical News Today. Read source