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Must have herbs for increasing athletic performance

Here are three performancing-enhancing herbs that will kick your body into gear and have you playing to the fullest of your potential.

Athletic Performance-Enchancing Herbs

Everyone is looking for that competitive edge. Have you ever wondered how you can easily increase your athletic performance (legally of course)? Well, look no further.

Here are three performancing-enhancing herbs that will kick your body into gear and have you playing to the fullest of your potential:

 

1. Ginseng –

Ginseng is a well-known fix to increase performance. So well-known, that many consider ginseng to be the most-studied herb in the field of performance enhancement. It is said to restore Qi and increase physical power.

Ginseng

Ginseng root

2. Gotu Kola –

Gotu Kola known more commonly as Indian Pennywort, gotu kola increases energy levels and aids in quick recovery of sports-related injuries. The herb can be consumed in pill form, in a drink or in a salad.

Gotu Kola

Gotu kola, Indian pennywort

 

3. Rhodiola –

Rhodiola may just be your new favorite go-to herb. Ditch the 5-hour Energy, and pick up some of this miracle herb. From fighting fatigue to increasing overall athletic performance, there is little rhodiola can’t do. You can find rhodiola in both pill and powdered-form.

Rhodiola

Rhodiola rosea

 

You can find these herbs in tincture or tea form. Ginseng is commonly made into a tea. For a specific and custom-made formula, please research Chinese Medicine/Herbalists in your area.

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Dr. Ellie Heintze, ND, LAc

  • Master’s Degree in Acupuncture
    Bastyr University
  • Doctorate in Naturopathic Medicine
    Bastyr University
  • Master’s Degree in Chemistry
    Northern Arizona University
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