I was feeling a bit down the other day. Yep, it even happens to me. 😉
But fortunately, only from time to time.
As I sat there journaling (part of my morning routine) I asked myself ‘what can I do about this?’ And two things came to mind, meridian tapping, aka EFT, and loading up on some “happy” herbs.
So I did both.
To load up on the “happy” herbs, I created this new drink…
1 Tbsp Goji Juice Powder
1 Tbsp Seabuckthorn Juice Powder
1 Tbsp Beet Juice Powder
1 tsp Ziziphus
1 tsp Pine Pollen Powder
1/4 tsp Gotu Kola
1/4 tsp Albizia
1/4 tsp Mucuna
1/4 tsp Shilajit powder
1/8 tsp Reishi Mushroom
1/8 tsp Schisandra
8 ozs. Water
Add water to a mason jar, then add all of the herbs. Screw lid on jar tight and shake until well blended.
*Can also mix herbs in your smoothie, protein shake, tea, or other drinks of choice.
Now, this is a lot of herbs. More than I typically take. But I felt I needed a “boost” and this certainly gave it to me.
And you know what? My slump went away and I felt energized and on top of my game again.
I made the same drink for a couple more days, just to make sure the slump didn’t return.
Now, you have to make this “exact” recipe, but I posted it here to give you some new ideas. And the best part…you don’t even have to be in a slump to benefit from drinking it.
Now, let me give you a few more details about why I chose each of the above herbs for my drink. (All of these products from Lost Empire Herbs are at the end of the article.)
Goji Juice Powder – Tastes good. Also known as the “Happy Berry” and that’s what I wanted to feel in the moment.
Seabuckthorn Juice Powder – Taste good. Lots of nutrients.
Beet Juice Powder – Tastes good. To help stimulate blood flow for delivery of all the other nutrients.
Ziziphus – A good shen herb that tastes pretty good too.
Pine Pollen Powder – A slight hormone boost, but also loaded with other nutrition.
Gotu Kola – A great shen herb, and looking for calm, mental clarity.
Albizia – A great shen herb for more mood support.
Mucuna – Rich in L-dopa, the neurotransmitter precursor to dopamine, which I had a feeling I could use more of in the state I was in.
Shilajit Powder – For the trace minerals, the nootropic effect and also as a potentiator of the other herbs.
Reishi Mushroom – A great shen herb
Schisandra – The mental acuity that comes with taking it.
Hope you find this useful.
And for more details as to why I use a mason jar to mix all my drinks, read this article Herbal Pick-Me Up.
Rooting for your return from a slump,
Logan Christopher and the Lost Empire Herbs Team
As a performing strongman he once pulled an 8,800 lb. firetruck by his hair, juggled a kettlebell that was lit on fire, supported half a ton on top of himself in a wrestler’s bridge position, and routinely bends horseshoes and rips decks of cards in half.
Acclaimed as both a visionary and breakthrough author, Logan has written countless works on natural living, culminating in his self-proclaimed magnum opus, "Powered By Nature - How Nature Improves Our Happiness, Health and Performance.” Says longevity guru Peter Ragnar of the work "His passion is contagious! His words fire one's spirit to reconnect with nature's intelligence."
He is Co-Founder and CEO of Lost Empire Herbs, which aims to bring performance herbalism into everyday people’s lives.
When Logan isn't working to save the planet and transform modern herbalism, he busies himself as a consultant to the space program. In his spare time he enjoys memorizing the Fibonacci sequence and bowling perfect games.