Wednesday 24 February 2021

Beat Anxieties with These Herbal Remedies.

{Collaborative Content} Is anxiety holding you back? There are lots of ways in which you can overcome anxiety. One option could be to try herbal remedies. Below are just a few forms of herbal medicine that are proven to be effective anxiety-relievers. Have a read up around them.

Ashwagandha is an ancient medicinal herb. It has been shown to have many health benefits including boosting fertility and helping to fight depression. It is also a popular remedy for anxiety (it is said to be as potent as some medically prescribed anxiety drugs).
How should you take ashwagandha? In most cases, it is consumed as a powder. This can be mixed with ghee, sugar and honey and eaten using a tablespoon. Alternatively, it can be drunk in a glass of warm milk. You may be able to find ashwagandha online or at your local herbal pharmacy.
St John’s Wort
St John’s Wort is a medicinal herb that is sometimes used to treat menopausal symptoms such as hot flushes. It is also an effective mood booster - many people with both depression and anxiety find that it is able to relieve negative feelings.
St. John’s Wort is most commonly taken in the form of a liquid or capsules. By placing dry herbs into hot water, it’s also possible to turn it into a tea. You can buy St John’s Wort from your local herbal pharmacy.
CBD oil
CBD oil comes from the cannabis plant. It is known to have various health benefits from relieving pain to treating acne. It is also a great stress-buster and an effective remedy for anxiety.
CBD oil is sometimes referred to as hemp oil, although is different to hemp seed oil. Some people administer it directly into the mouth using a tincture, while others mix it in with smoothies or add it to food. CBD is also available in other forms such as tablets and edibles for pain relief, and relief from symptoms of anxiety, insomnia, etc (it really does offer so many benefits). You can shop for CBD oil online or buy it from your local herbal pharmacy. It is important to understand the difference between the various cannabis products, for example, websites like Finest Labs did a good job explaining it.

Valerian root
Valerian root has long been used for its sedative effects. It is a popular remedy for those dealing with insomnia. It’s calming effects also make it a great remedy for anxiety.
What is the best way to take valerian root? Valerian root extract can be consumed orally by directly placing it under the tongue. Alternatively, it is possible to put dried valerian root in hot water and create herbal tea. You can find this ingredient at your local herbal pharmacy. 

Lavender is also known for its calming effects. Many people use the scent of lavender to help them get to sleep. It can also reduce stress - and therefore reduce feelings of anxiety.
While you can eat lavender, the scent alone is often enough to have its intended effect. There are many ways to produce the scent of lavender including growing lavender flowers, lighting scented candles, using lavender sprays, burning lavender oil in a diffuser or using lavender bath products. Consider exploring different options to find the right one for you. 

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