Using herbs for stress has been reccomended for many years and although they probably will not cure this problem they are a great way of getting natural stress relief
. There are many types of herbs about that will help and each one has it's own properties for helping to relieve the symptoms of stress and anxiety
There are three different groups that herbs are categorized in and they are as follows.
Adapatogenic Herbs - These are herbs that help the body to adapt to anxiety and stress by balancing nervous and immune systems.
Nervine herbs - The Nervine group of herbs are used to help heal the damage that stress has already done.
Tonic Herbs - These herbs are used to help nourish the body, including certain cells, tissue and organs.
Some herbs actually fall into two of the above categories so they are actually dual purpose and therefore sometimes a lot more effective.
Herbs for stress can be used in a variety of ways from teas to pills and massage oils. The most common method for using these herbs are as a tea and listed below are a few of them that you can use for teas and what they can do for you.
Chamomile - This is the most commonly known of these herbs that are used in teas and their properties have a calming and relaxing influence. Be aware however that if you have any allergies, chamomile may not be a good herb to take.
Jasmine - When used as a tea it is a mild nerve sedative.
Lavender - this herb used in a tea can help to relieve anxiety
Lemon Balm - using Lemon Balm in a tea helps to improve digestion and relieve nervous tension.
Red Clover - Not only is this herb used to help reduce anxiety and increase relaxation, it is also used as a method of inner cleansing of the body.
Valerian Root - Making a tea with this herb is very good if you are having trouble in getting to sleep. Being a natural sedative this herb is definitely one to consider as it reduces both anxiety and muscle tension.
Herbs for stress
are obviously a good way to reduce any panic or anxiety symptoms that you may have, however you must be aware that like medicines that you can be subscribed there may be side effects. As every persons make up is not the same different herbs may work in different ways so it is always advisable to get medical advice before taking anything natural or otherwise.
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