Functional herbs have received a lot of attention recently for their healing capabilities. And many consumers all over the world are starting to realize how these gifts from mother nature have the ability to improve our overall health.
These type of herbs possess the ability to boost energy, strengthen your stress response, improve brain function and possess anti-inflammatory effects that have been able to heal a variety of chronic ailments like arthritis, tuberculosis, etc.
Products ranging from essential oils to herbal infused sparkling waters crafted to improve your health have found their way into the Natural Products Expo East 2018 and are sure to find their way into your homes as well.
1Herbalist & Alchemist David Winston’s Metabolic Support
Alchemist David Winston has done it again by carefully crafting a tincture that has the ability to support your metabolism. This tincture is formulated with functional ingredients like bitter melon, fenugreek, artichoke, lycium and holy basil that all work together to help maintain normal blood sugar levels. But make sure you check in with your doctor, especially if you are using blood sugar-lowering medications because this herbal tincture is particularly made to support healthy blood sugar levels that are already in the normal range. Find Metabolic Support on sale via their website.
2Bitter Love Tart Cherry
As the name suggests, Bitter Love is as bittersweet as they say with this handcrafted cocktail that is specifically formulated with an herbal blend consisting of artichoke leaf extract, Ashwagandha root, wormwood extract, gentian extract and ginger extract. Cherry and lemon juice complements the blend with a bitter and tart flavor. This gourmet sparkling water is just 40 calories and is sold for $2.99 on their website.
3Snoooze Natural Sleep Drink Regular
Snoooze has formulated an all-natural sleep drink that helps the everyday hard-working consumer who wants to enjoy an adequate amount of sleep. With sleep-supporting ingredients like valerian root, lemon balm, linden flower and passionflower, this drink helps one gently fall asleep and reap the benefits of a good sleep without experiencing the groggy side effects the next morning. A can of this beverage is sold for $3.95, but they currently have a free trial on their website where all you have to do is pay for shipping. You can get access here.
4NOW Let It Be Organically Essential Oils Kit
Everyone just adores essential oils, luckily, NOW has a starter collection of our favorite essential oils like lavender, lemon, tea tree and peppermint that can help you improve your self-care regimen and boost your natural DIY skills, while helping you relax, unwind and let it be. This perfect starter kit is only $28.99 and can be found on the Now Foods website.
5Performance Tea Focus Super Functional Tea
Functional herbs have become extremely useful when used as pills, personal care products and food. Now, a couple of herbs, in particular, have found their way into Performance Tea’s energy collection. In this herbal tea blend, you will find herbs like reishi mushroom extract, which strengthens longevity while boosting mental balance, astragalus, which helps strengthen the immune system, and gynostemma, which is known to improve concentration, along with many more herbs. A 10-pack of this tea retails for about $18 dollars and can be found on Amazon.
6Lone Star Botanicals Good Vibes Only Herbal Tea
Expel the bad vibes that have been keeping you down with this uplifting herbal tea blend that contains herbs like St. John’s Wort, lavender, spearmint, fenugreek and ginger root. This tea is composed of 100 percent organic herbs that promote a positive energy, elevate your mood and bring you inner peace. This tea can be found in packets of 12 for $10.25 on their website.