Below are the best herbs proven to help people with thyroid issues.
Ashwagandha – a herb native to Pakistan, Ashwagandha has been proven to modulate hormone balances in a person’s body, thus greatly assists those with underactive or overactive thyroid. Furthermore, Ashwagandha helps battle anxiety and stress, as well as boosts the immune system.
Bacopa – most notably the tea form, Bacopa tea has a soothing and uplifting effect. Bacopa has the capability to stimulate thyroid hormone production according to research. To consume, you can add either a few dried or fresh Bacopa leaves to a cup of boiled water and let it soak for at least eight minutes.
Guggul – commonly referred to Indian bdellium-tree, Guggul can be potentially used to reduce hypothyroidism symptoms by triggering the hormone production in the thyroids and the conversion of thyroid hormones in the liver. This is achieved by improving how the body absorbs iodine. Guggul extracts are also available in capsule form.
Siberian Ginseng – native to Siberia, this herb can be used to get rid of thyroid issues symptoms by boosting the patient’s energy as well as increase the body’s ability to produce enough hormones via the thyroid glands. This herb may have a variety of side effects including insomnia. Siberian Ginseng is also available in tablet form.
Ginger – one of the best-known spices for cooking, Ginger also has multiple health benefits including improving the thyroid functions. To consume, Ginger root can either be steeped in hot water or cooked together with tea to give it some flavor. Ginger Root is also available in powder form.