Herbal teas against spring tiredness

Fatigue in spring, and who doesn’t get affected? Allergies, drowsiness, headaches, intestinal discomfort or other small ailments related to the change of season: here’s how to relieve everything thanks to simple herbal teas and… A little perseverance in drinking them!

Tired, exhausted, you start with a headache and get to the end of the day with difficulty, sometimes you don’t even have the strength to go for a jog behind the house or to lift two weights in the gym.

Allergic colds, accumulated stress, malaise and dizziness give us the coup de grace, just when the sun knocks on the door to wake us up. Don’t worry, spring tiredness is a very common evil !

Here’s how to remedy all this thanks to simple recipes of energizing herbal teas designed specifically to restore strength and vigor to the body and mind in this seasonal transition.

Rhodiola herbal tea

Ingredients for a couple of people/cups:
> dried Rhodiola root

Preparation: pour a spoonful of rhodiola root into boiling water for about 10 minutes; drink in the early afternoon, avoiding taking it after 6pm

Ginseng herbal tea

Ingredients for a couple of people/cups:
> a spoonful of ginseng root ,
> an organic lemon

Preparation: boil water and, once boiling, turn off the heat and add lemon juice and zest and ginseng. Leave to infuse for about 10 minutes and consume it by adding a little honey if you prefer. Ideal in the early afternoon or after lunch.

Rosemary herbal tea

Ingredients : > rosemary
leaves and flowers , fresh or dried

Method : Leave the leaves and flowers to infuse for about ten minutes in boiling water, filter and serve. Consume once a day to tone up the body.

Nettle herbal tea

Ingredients :
> nettle ,
> basic horsetail
, > a pinch of mint and fenugreek
> a few cumin seeds

Procedure : boil a liter of water and leave 25 grams of the preparation to infuse for about 10 minutes before drinking. Available during the day, it can also be taken cold. 

Warning: herbal teas alone are not enough, it is essential to take care of your diet and say no to red meat, too many dairy products or refined flours and sugars.

Yes instead to fresh and seasonal fruit and vegetables, colorful salads, smoothies. Before taking herbal teas, especially those based on rhodiola and ginseng, it is good to hear the opinion of a trusted herbalist or specialist. Other “adaptogenic” natural remedies are found in Ayurvedic remedies such as ashwagandha, schisandra berries or reishi mushroom in herbal tea; moreover, eleutherococcus, hypericum, avena sativa can also be effective.

In the morning you can also drink Chinese mu tea , which stimulates circulation and metabolism, acts against tiredness and helps fight respiratory and digestive problems.

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