6 Natural Supplements That Give Us Instant Energy

Updated 09/06/19

Between navigating chaotic schedules and finding time to fit in nutritious meals, sometimes it seems like there just aren’t enough hours in a day to conquer everything we need to get done. When we reach the point where we need a real pick-me-up, we’re trying to forgo coffee and reach for natural supplements instead. They help us maintain the adequate amounts of essential vitamins, minerals, and other necessary nutrients we may lack in our diet, and they’re filled with ingredients that benefit our overall health and wellness. (Bonus: no caffeine crash.) Keep scrolling to see our picks.

Mucuna Pruriens Powder 100g by Sun Potion - Pure Organic Extract 15% L-DOPA Supplement - Dopamine Bean Superfood May Enhance Brain Function
Sun Potion Mucuna Pruriens Powder $47
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Team Byrdie has dubbed this a miracle powder, mainly for the fact that one scoop dissolved in tea or warm water instantly makes us feel alert, focused, and happy—like magic.

Hum Nutrition Raw Beauty Green Superfood Powder $39
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Former wellness editor Victoria Hoff swears by this flavored powder, which she uses every afternoon for a kick of energy. “It has protein and all these nutrients in it, and when I mix it with cold almond milk, it tastes like minty chocolate milk,” she says. “I don’t think I’ve had an afternoon slump since I started taking it!”

The Beauty Chef Inner Beauty Powder for Body $70
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Made with fermented fruits, vegetables, and spices, this protein- and superfood-filled powder tastes like chocolate but fuels your body and kick-starts your metabolism. Blend it into your morning smoothie for sustained energy all day long.

Greens Dietary Supplement
8G Essential Greens Booster $14
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Getting your daily serving of greens is easy (and delicious) thanks to these fizzy green tablets. Pop one in a glass of water and drink up! If you want to know more, check out the inspiring backstory and our full review.

Moon Juice Spirit Dust $38
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Goji, reishi, longan, and other energy-boosting adaptogens blend together in this spirit-minded beauty dust. We just love that it helps us feel balanced and awake. 

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The Nue Co Power Up $40
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This powder infused with Brazilian guarana and goji berries gives the body the same boost as an espresso without the jitters.

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