Making Stimulating Herbal Tonics
Many herbs have fortifying properties, which make them useful remedies for boosting your vitality and sharpening your mind.
Health and well being are more than just an absence of disease : they instil a sense of physical and mental vitality. Chronic stress, insomnia or infection can take their toll on your immune system leaving you feeling tired and sluggish. A tonic is any preparation that restores well being and strengthens the most. Herbal tonics in particular are a natural way of promoting vitality.
Long -Term Herbal Benefits
Tonic herbs need to be taken for a period of several months for them to be effective, as it is only by nourishing and nurturing the body and mind that long term benefits are gained. Many herbal tonics are rich in nutrients : dandelion is an excellent source of absorbable iron; and horsetail of silica. Ginseng and gingko strengthen the cardiovascular system and many bitter herbs stimulate the urinary tract, helloing to flush out infection.
Here are some benefits :
- How Herbal Tonics Restore Vitality – Stimulating tonics nourish and support the body’s cells, tissues and organs. Bitter tonics contain principles that invigorate digestive acids, improving the breakdown and absorption of nutrients, and aiding rapid recovery from illness.
- Circulation Boost – Circulatory tonics such as cayenne increase the blood flow. This in turn boosts the flow of oxygen and nutrients to the tissues, especially the brain, improving mental clarity. Add some cayenne pepper to your cooking to improve your circulation.
- Toxin Buster – Tonics that are rich in antioxidants, such as ginkgo and bilberry, help to neutralise free radicals that can damage tissues.
Add a pinch of cayenne pepper to a meal to boost your circulation. A wealth of herbs acts as tonics, strengthening the body and producing a feeling of absolute well-being.