Herbal Treatment for Anxiety

by Sam Malone


Anxiety is a very common psychological and physiological disorder seen in people. The psychological factor gives rise to the physiological factor. Due to anxiousness, people tend to sweat, tremble, stutter and also feel nauseous. Substances which relieve stress, anxiety, depression and other various related symptoms are called sedatives. Herbal anxiety remedies provide a side-effect free relief from all kinds of anxiety disorders. Herbal remedies are completely safe and quite effective for the treatment of many diseases and conditions. Herbal medicines are to be taken according to the dosage recommended. There are various sedatives available in the field of herbal remedies which are very effective and safe in nature.

Kava Kava is considered to be the most effective herbal remedy for anxiety. The herb calms the body and mind and also solves sleep disorders. One capsule should be taken after every meal or four capsules before bedtime. Kava Kava has a great calming effect on the body and is believed to relieve anxiety in a period of three months. If the herb fails to cure anxiety, please discontinue after four months of dosage. Another effective herbal remedy is Valerian which has a similar effect as Kava Kava. Valerian extract has been known to cure anxiety and insomnia. Due to anxiety, people are known to suffer from sleeping disorders such as insomnia. Some people often experience panic attacks in the middle of the nights. In this case, valerian is very effective and provides sound sleep. Add one teaspoon of powdered valerian in boiling water and drink one cup before bedtime on a daily basis. You will experience a change in your sleep patterns in just two days. You can also add a drop of valerian oil in the bath for a soothing effect hence making it a valuable cure for anxiety. Chewing a clove all throughout the day is also considered to be an effectual anxiety remedy.

It is very important to keep in mind that these herbs have prolonged effects on the body. Herbal medicines tend to get habitual so it is advisable to quit the medicine once the condition is cured. Other various herbal cures include ginseng, verbena, passion flower and oats among many others. All these herbs act as sedatives and have cured anxiety issues completely. A lemon balm should be massaged all over the body for a soothing effect once every day. Herbal medicines are easily available in pharmacies and supermarkets. You can also purchase the seeds or the plants of the herb and grow it in your own backyard. Herbal remedies for anxiety are free from side effects and provide quick relief.


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