The saying goes, ‘stop and smell the roses’. Not only does this saying imply that we should never let life pass us by, but that there are actual benefits to many of the flowers and herbs found in nature as well. From aroma to ingestion, nature’s medicine cabinet is healthy, side effect-free, and effective!
Try these herbal remedies that can help to lower stress levels!
Ginger can be found in many different forms such as raw root, capsule, and bread (gingerbread, anyone?) so it’s no surprise that this herb has multiple benefits. It has been known to combat physical symptoms of anxiety, like nausea and dizziness.
This herb alleviates symptoms of stress and anxiety as well as curing insomnia. The recommended intake of chamomile is through tea, and you can drink two or three cups on a daily basis.
St. John’s Wort: Restlessness
The use of St. John’s Wort is well-documented throughout history. This herb was used to treat mental disorders from mild anxiety to full-blown depression back in the day. Research shows that it’s more effective than Prozac when combating disorders revolving around depression, as well as treating restlessness and insomnia!
There is a reason why so many massage parlors feature lavender in treatments: it helps the mind and body to relax! It balances your body’s hormones and stimulates the immune system. It’s best used as an essential oil but it can be used in tea! It can also reduce anxiety, insomnia, and depression.
Try these herbal remedies to promote your health and tackle your stress levels chemical-free!
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