With the increasing pace of life, people are forgetting to take care of themselves. Running on deadlines and trying to meet the commitments is everyone’s first priority.

As a result, they often neglect their health in this chaos. Unhealthy eating habits and leading a sedentary lifestyle results in loss of stamina. Stamina is important not only for good physical health and muscle building but also for stronger immune system and healthy emotional well being.

To overcome strength and energy issues, one must add healthy herbs to their nutritious diet. Herbs act as a catalyst in building energy and muscle strength.

Here are 5 such herbs that will boost your energy and help you in building muscle.

Ashwagandha:

‘Ashwagandha’ is a Sanskrit word which means, ‘Scent of a horse’. It is historically believed that whoever consumes this herbal medicine, gains strength like a horse. In Ayurveda, this medicine is known as ‘Balyaa’ which means ‘giving strength’. Other names for Ashwagandha are Indian Ginseng, Winter Cherry or Withania Somnifera (Latin name). Energy improvement and stamina boost are the basic benefits of consuming Ashwagandha. It can be consumed in the form of powder or tablets.

Shatavari:

This ancient herb is famous for its abundant health benefits. Stamina and energy improvement and increase in endurance levels are the main health benefits of Shatavari intake. It is rich in antioxidants which help boost immunity and reduce fatigue.

Shilajit:

Shilajit is being used since ancient decades for increasing male sexual endurance. It also helps in the promotion of overall stamina and energy. This herb is also used to cope up with physical and mental strength. It can be consumed in a powdered form with a glass of water for increasing your stamina and energy levels.

Brahmi:

This herb has the tendency to calm the mind and keep anxiety at bay. It improves brain functionality and strengthens memory. It reduces fatigue and lethargy as it is rich in antioxidants, which help in flushing out harmful toxins from the body and promotes nourishment of cells. It also impacts the levels of stress hormone, cortisol thereby, promoting energetic thinking and freshening you from within.

Safed Musli:

This herb is grown mostly in the central part of India and is mostly found the forest regions. It is generally used for boosting strength and endurance. It is known as one of the most important herbs due to its abundant medicinal benefits. It helps men who are impotent and have an issue of premature ejaculation. It also treats arthritis, diabetes and infertility in both men and women.

(The author Rishabh Chokhani is CEO & Founder of Naturevibe Botanicals)