Synthetic chemicals are more toxic to humans than natural chemicals. However, there has been a myth surrounding natural ingredients that they are not as effective as their artificial counterparts. It couldn't be more wrong! Here are 6 All Natural Ingredients that perform much better than their synthetic equivalent.
Turmeric is a bright yellow-orange spice from Asia. Reverently called the golden spice, both after its color and its value medicinally, it's been used by Ayurverdic culture for thousands of years. Turmeric is most known for its antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and flu symptom relief properties. Its active ingredient, curcumin, gives it its yellow color and healing characteristic.
Studies have shown that turmeric, or curcumin, is more than 2000% effective in pain relief than your over-the-counter ibuprofen. Coupled with Bioperine, or black pepper, our bodies’ rate of absorption of this active ingredient increases more than tenfold.
Ashwagandha is another plant heavily used in Ayurvedic medicine culture. Often found in India, parts of the Middle East, and Africa, this evergreen shrub has been used for centuries. Historically, roots of ashwagandha are commonly used to treat arthritis, constipation, insomnia, diabetes, fever, among many others. Popular for its pain relief and anxiety relief, ashwagandha’s popularity in the Western culture soared as the need increased.
Recent studies discovered just how much our ancestors were right about ashwagandha. They found that ashwagandha is as potent, if not more, at eliminating arthritis pain than NSAIDs. It is also more effective in pain relief than over the counter pain medication. All that while being all-natural, organic, and safe for use.
Elderberry usage dates back to the old world in European countries. In the Middle Ages elderberry was considered a Holy Tree, capable of restoring good health, keeping good health, and as an aid to longevity. Hippocrates referred to elderberries as “nature's medicine chest”. It was so steeped in culture that
Though elderberry must never be consumed raw, when properly distilled, its medicinal benefits are astounding. Aside from alleviating flu symptoms, it also greatly shortens its time. Elderberry is used to boost the immune system. Its overflowing antioxidants bolsters the body’s ability to fight bacteria and viruses in our body.
The origin ofgreen tea began in China tracing all the way back to 2737 B.C. Historically, ancient East Asian doctors recommend drinking three to five cups of green tea per day seems to be optimal to reap the most health benefits. Nowadays, we can get the same benefits with green tea extracts in some of Mighty Nutra’s products.
Our modern medical science backs this up as well. Some of the green tea’s most sought after benefits are weight loss aid, metabolism increase, improved brain function, prevention of cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, and cancer, and its anti-aging properties.
Panax Ginger is also known as Korean Ginseng. Oddly enough, it was first cultivated in Japan in 1710 and it wasn’t until 50 years after that Koreans started using it. Until today, panax ginger is still the most popularly used herbal remedy in Eastern Asia.
It’s most popular use is for renewed energy, that is, it fights tiredness and increases energy levels while boosting brain function and memory. Ginseng has been shown to help reduce inflammation and help protect against oxidative stress. Many studies show that Korean Ginger helps with erectile dysfunction. Men treated with Panax Ginger had a 60% improvement in ED symptoms, a 100% increase compared to synthetic medication used to treat ED.
St John’s Wort, dates back to ancient Greece, used for a range of illnesses and nervous disorders. Olden folk use its extract for medicine and herbalism.
The beautiful plant has antibacterial, antioxidant, and antiviral properties. Research suggests that St John’s Wort increases the activity of brain chemicals such as serotonin and noradrenaline much more effective than most antidepressant drugs to treat mild to moderate depression and anxiety. Unline commonly prescribed antidepressants and anxiety medicines, St John’s Wort also do not cause side effects.
It’s time to ditch synthetic and move forward with natural ingredients!