Natural treatments for anxiety include yoga, meditation, healthy food, oral dose and external application of herbs.
Here are some of the more common herbs used to help anxiety:
The leaves of the plant before flowering and ripe fruit are dried to prepare the medicine.
This herb reduces arterial pressure and increases the rate of respiration; it is used for the treatment of anxiety, nervousness, sleeplessness and epilepsy.
This herb provides restful sleep without any hangover.
The medicines that include Passiflora may cause drowsiness, so the dosage guidelines must be followed and care should be taken while driving or handling machinery.
Balm/Balsam gets the name Melissa from the Greek word ‘bee’; the sweet-smelling oils of the plant are used to renew youth, strengthen brain and to chase away melancholy.
Lavender, also known as Lavandula angustifolia. is a shrubby plant with aromatic flowers. The fresh & dried flowers are used to prepare medicines.
English Lavender grown in England is considered to be of the best quality. Lavender is used to treat anxiety, restlessness, insomnia, loss of appetite and depression. Lavender is combined with other herbs to prepare an anxiety relief tonic.
Lavender aromatherapy and lavender oil are also used to improve general well-being. Lavender improves appetite, dispels flatulence and raises spirits.
St. John’s Wort, also known as Hypericum perforatum, is a perennial wild plant.
The name is derived from Greek word Hyperieum that means ‘over an apparition’, according to M. Grieve, author of A Modern Herbal. According to her the whiff of this herb will cause evil spirits to fly away. This herb is used to treat hysteria, nervousness and depression.
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The combinations of herbs in proper ratios can be very effective in helping and controlling anxiety and panic. The main function of these herbs is anxiety relief and treatment of panic disorders.
These herbs are not recommended for pregnant & breast-feeding women. Oral does of lavender may cause women to start menstruating.
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