Did you know that herbs have been used for centuries to support overall health and vitality? Recent evidence suggests that even our Paleolithic ancestors utilized plants for their medicinal purposes, and many of today’s most powerful pharmaceuticals are derived from plants. When combined with an organic diet, regular exercise, and adequate stress management, herbal remedies have been shown to offer numerous benefits for men from prostate support to cardiovascular health.

Korean Ginseng

Derived from the root of the ginseng plant, Korean ginseng, also known as Panax ginseng is a popular herbal remedy frequently recommended to improve mental and physical endurance. Korean ginseng has also been shown to restore sexual performance in men struggling with erectile dysfunction. This particular plant may also aid in the body’s ability to manage stress, supporting healthy adrenal response.

Celery Seed

Caused by poor diet, genetic predisposition, and a lack of physical activity, cardiovascular disease is more common in men than women and is the leading cause of death in the United States. High in fiber, calcium, and vitamin A, celery has been used in cultures across the globe to treat ailments ranging from hypertension to weight-loss. Celery seeds and celery seed extract have also been shown to support and maintain blood pressure levels already within a healthy range.

Damiana (Turnera diffusa)

Native to South and Central America and Mexico, this powerful aphrodisiac has been used as a sexual tonic for centuries, dating back to Pre-Columbian times. Damiana has also been shown to relieve anxiety, and its full benefits as an anxiolytic are still under investigation.

Curcumin

A primary component of turmeric, curcumin may improve the body’s inflammatory response.  Bright yellow in color, curcumin has recently been the subject of numerous studies for its potential positive effect on depression, an affliction that has been shown to affect 26-31% of males in the U.S.

Saw Palmetto

Used by ancient American peoples, saw palmetto has been shown to support prostate and urinary tract health. Not only is saw palmetto effective for the unique health concerns of men, it also may help relieve chronic cough and symptoms of asthma.

When combined with an active and healthy lifestyle, herbal remedies have been shown to support overall health and wellness.