Natural Ways To Beat Tiredness For Good
It's almost guaranteed that from time we start to feel a little dragged down by our daily lives and responsibilities. Sometimes it just creeps up on you and it can be oh so easy to just grab a caffeine based pick me up to get you through that tough morning.
Fatigue is a difficult thing to manage, as it is such a vague symptom or condition. There’s physical fatigue, emotional fatigue, fatigue as a symptom or as a disease in and of itself.
So to help put the tiredness to bed, we've got 5 of our favourite natural remedies below for you take a read through and see if something works for you.
1) Try Out Potato Water
While this might not sound like the most pleasant remedy in the world, its actually a fantastic way of creating a potassium rich drink that really kicks the feeling of tiredness into touch.
Without enough potassium, our muscles and nervous system wouldn't work half as well. By trying out this remedy, you are bound to give your body multiple benefits from one drink!
2) Go For Ginseng!
Ginseng is one of the most widely recognised medicinal plants out there, and has been used to improve our health for thousands years. Increasing research shows its value in relieving fatigue (when not due to any underlying conditions).
Mix a teaspoon of dried ginseng powder with water, for a morning pick-me-up
3) Love Some Licorice
Licorice can be very much love or hate with most people, so skip this one out if the taste isn't for you! Licorice root is a herb that contains glycyrrhizin but also contains cortisol. Which, when balanced, both assist in beating fatigue.
The best way to get this super star into your system is to mix 1 tablespoon of dried licorice root with a cup of water and some honey/lemon to adjust the taste slightly.
4) Shake It Up With Spinach
Spinach has long been acknowledged as a super food; packing in vitamins and minerals, it's not just Popeye who can benefit from a daily dose. High in iron, Spinach supports our red blood cells, increasing energy and help to fight anaemia.
As well as helping you power through your day, spinach can support muscle recovery during and after workouts.
Being ultra-versatile, you can mix spinach into almost anything, including smoothies and salads. If you are in a rush, you can even eat it raw!
5) Dive In For Dandelion & Nettle Tea
These two natural beauties count towards your tea intake of iron. Luckily you don't have to go out and pick you own ingredients as you can often find ready made tea in popular health stores. However, watch out for the bitterness and have some honey on hand to soften the taste.
Fatigue is a tough one to crack because you once your are fatigued you have to become committed to solving the problem. This is, of course, made all the more difficult by the fact that you’re bordering on exhausted all the time. there are two halves to the battle, and the latter-actually getting around said obstacle-is usually the hardest.
Stick with it!