9 herbs to calm nerves and relieve anxiety

In the society in which we live, the head is just "explodes" from the problems, obligations, stress, work pressure, competition, incentives and stimuli that continually affect us.

We all, from time to time, dream about to drop everything and move to a quieter place, but unfortunately, it is not feasible for the vast majority of people.

However, we can use herbs to calm the nerves and relieve anxiety. Meet the best of them.

Passionflower This plant has a direct impact on our Central nervous system and, at the same time, relaxes the muscles. Under the influence of passion, pain disappear, appeared nervous, and, for example, neck pain (due to improper posture).

This herb is also indicated for headaches and menstrual cramps. You can buy a tincture of Passiflora in health food stores, and add a few drops in water, tea or fresh orange juice.

Ginseng In traditional Chinese medicine it is believed that the ginseng is able to balance the energy of "Yin" and "Yang" in our body. Many believe that it triggers nervousness or excitement, but it's not.

On the contrary, it stimulates in depression or chronic fatigue. At the same time, ginseng has a sedative effect on people under stress or anxiety.

In addition to the fresh ginseng root, you can use it in tincture form (pure extract of ginseng on alcohol): simply dilute a few drops in a glass of water, freshly squeezed juice or tea.

Lemon verbena Lemon verbena, or a three-Aloysius, has many useful properties. In particular, it relaxes the body, helps with problems associated with stress, nervousness or anxiety, and insomnia.

Some people use it in order to improve digestion, as verbena helps with intestinal gas, is the carminative and relieves colic (i.e., has antispasmodic effect).

You can use fresh leaves as seasoning for various dishes or add to home-made lemonades and juices. If you have dried leaves of verbena, you can make yourself herbal tea, simply steep a few leaves per Cup of boiling water.

You can combine lemon verbena with other herbs such as Valerian, chamomile or mint.

St. John's wort Is a medicinal plant contains many beneficial substances such as flavonoids. However, the most important of them is hypericin, which inhibits the action of the hormone dopamine. The consequence of this is improved mood.

Also decreases production of adrenaline, so it is very suitable plant for the treatment of anxiety, nervousness and depression.

You can buy essential oil of Hypericum, which is used topically by massaging the skin in circular motions. Don't forget to mix it with almond or olive oil, pure essential oil to apply directly on the skin can not!

Another alternative is aromatherapy, to do this, drip a few drops of oil in the aroma lamp.

Some people drink tea from St. John's wort, you need to brew a few leaves per Cup of boiling water. You can't drink more than three cups a day.

Valerian Is one of the most famous medicinal plants used to treat nervous disorders and anxiety. Its flowers are used in order to reduce stress because they contain substances with a sedative effect.

Valerian helps to fall asleep and contributes to a good rest. It is recommended in order to reduce pain during menstruation. Make an infusion of a handful of dried Valerian root in a liter of boiling water. Do not drink more than three cups a day.

Basil the Soothing properties of this herb is not as well known as a deli, mainly because it is used in order to flavor and taste to various dishes.

But Basil also has a digestive effect, so tea it is very good after a meal, especially if you ate too much for lunch or dinner.

He relaxes nervous system and helps us to relax. This is the perfect natural remedy to ease the condition, which is popularly known as "gastritis nervous".

Lime color Is a tool most often recommended for people who suffer from anxiety, nervousness or stress. A decoction or tea of lime blossom (lime flowers) helps us sleep well, relieve stress and to overcome insomnia.

If you don't like the taste, you can add in tea of lime blossom any of these three herbs: chamomile, Valerian or vervain.

Hawthorn he also has a lot of useful properties, but among them can be highlighted such as the ability to improve the condition in cardiovascular diseases and even to prevent them.

This is a great natural remedy for lowering blood pressure (antihypertensive agents), it improves blood circulation. Also hawthorn has a sedative effect on the sympathetic nervous system and it is prescribed for patients with mild nervousness or anxiety.

You can use hawthorn as a tincture, adding it to juice, water or tea.

Melissa This plant is a honey plant, its flowers are rich in pollen (and therefore attract bees, hence its name, it is Melissa in Greek means "bee" ). This is a great relaxing tool that you can use when stress, anxiety or insomnia.

Melissa also has antispasmodic effects, so it is recommended to people involved in sports or have physical exertion. But that's not all, Melissa is also able to relieve spasms and stomach pain.

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Source: steptohealth.ru/


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