Herbal Remedies for ADD
Tea for ADD
There are herbal remedies for ADD that can relieve and reduce the sypmtoms that 1000's of people, both children and adults suffer with.
Herbal remedies have been around for thousands of years and most herbs can be made into a herbal tea for ease of ingestion and quick absorption into the body.
While there are no herbs that are documented in treating the disease, there are herbal remedies that can help with various symptoms of ADD and ADHD.
We have put them into a list below to assist you.
Herbal Remedies for ADHD
Valerian- Valerian can assist those whose ADD affects their sleeping. Valerian can help to provide a good nights sleep.
St Johns Wort - St Johns Wort is a common herb in the treatment of depression, often associated with ADD sufferers.
Skullcap - Acts as a nerve tonic. Eases stress and provides a claming effect.
Gingko Leaves - Gingko Leaves increase blood flow to the brain. It is also an antioxidant and positively affects brain function.
Gotu Kola - reduce adrenal corticosterone blood levels during stress. They have also been found to be useful for cognitive and nervous disorders and vascular problems of the brain.
Herbal Formulas for ADD
One of the more popular herbal remedies for ADD is a combination of herbs sold under the name Focus. It has a tremendous effect on some sufferers and is whorth a try. Focus is non-addictive and safe to use. The Focus remedy is a combination of the following herbs.
Focus Formula Herbal Ingredients
Oats - The seed of the oat is used
Lemon Balm - This is a leafy herb
Hawthorne - Fruit, leaf and flower of Hawthorne is used
Gingko - The leaf of the Gingko is used.
Skullcap - Old herbal remedy. Fresh herb.
Focus Herbal Remedy Affects
Focus ADD Formula was developed for children with hyperactive behavior and attention deficit disorder (ADHD/ADD). Focus can also assist those suffering from general irritability, poor concentration, and restless sleep patterns.It is effective for adult sufferers as well.
Herbal Remedies for ADHD - Herb Effects
Oats, Lemon Balm, and Skullcap are 'nerve tonics' that nourish and normalize the nervous system.
Hawthorne strengthens the heart and circulatory system and in Chinese medicine calms the Shen (Mind).
Gingko increases vascular circulation to the brain, improving memory and concentration.
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