Today’s podcast is our “Feel Good” show where we will be joined by Adriene Mishler who is the co-founder of the website findwhatfeelsgood.com, she also leads a Yoga community of over a million people on YouTube with her weekly class called Yoga with Adriene.
When we talk about herbs and extracts on the show we often talk about how it makes us feel. It’s important to have a sense of connection with your body and this goes for anything you do, whether it’s things you put into it or things you do with it.
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Herbs make you feel good!
The modern lifestyle can be overwhelming stressful.
We end up overworked We are overstressed We are over-critical We are restless and sleep deprived.
Improper Stress Response Cortisol is out of balance -constant release of cortisol and fight or flight hormones can have harmful results: weakened immune response problems with sleep over-stressed mind general fatigue harmful inflammation.
Adaptogens and Nervines help you feel good:
Adaptogens help us to decrease stress and fatigue, while promoting healthy levels of energy and boost mood. Herbal nervines can help calm the nerves allowing us to relieve stress and tension by calming the nervous system. Some nervines even act as nervous system tonics, strengthening and restoring the nervous system over time.
Adaptogens - Rare herbs that are safe, non-toxic and generally normalizing to various systems and organs in the body. The help the body adapt to stress weather is be emotional, physical, or environmental.
Nervines - Herbs that are nutritive to or generally support the nervous system with varying effects.
Sedatives - Herbs that relax the nervous system and promote restful sleep.
Tonic - Herbs that strengthen or tonify an organ or system in the body.
Ayurveda - The traditional Hindu system of health and medicine, based on maintaining balance among the five elements earth, air, fire, water, and ether. The word Ayurveda is derived from the Sanskrit words “ayur,” meaning life, and "veda,” meaning knowledge.
Holy Basil (Tulsi) - Referred to as "The Elixir of Life", Holy Basil is a Ayurvedic herb famous for its ability to promote positive mood and relaxation. It's and adaptogen associated with adrenal health, respiratory tract function, and celebrated for its ability to help the body cope with stress and inflammation. It has a clove like aroma and makes a tasty herbal infusion. It's one of our favorite sipping herbs at the Power Plant podcast.
Vana - known for its aromatic fragrance, Vana Tulsi is a powerful plant with green leaves and stem and white flowers. It’s been used for centuries and can be found in the Himalayas as well as India, Asia and Africa. Rama- Know for is sweet aroma and great taste, Rama Tulsi has been used for centuries to promote a calm, alert mind, promote relaxation, and to support strength and stamina. Krishna - known to be the most "medicinal" of the Tulsi family, Krishna Tulsi has an aromatic, sweet, and clove-like flavor. It is named after the blue skinned God, Krishna, because is dark purple leaves resemble the color of the widely revered Hindu God.
Adaptogenic Herbs that help combat stress and boost energy:
Ashwagandha - A key herb in Ayurveda, the traditional medical system of India, that is known as a Rasayana or