Herbs for Stress Relief
Anti Stress Tea
Using herbs for stress relief is not a new concept and many herbs have been used with great results for 1000's of years.
A herbal tea to soothe away the tension and overwhelming feelings brought on by stress is one of the easiest ways to treat stress and anxiety.
In todays busy world, most of us feel some form of stress or anxiety at some point in our lives. Knowing which herbs can provide relief before you feel stressed out is a huge step in the right direction. Herbal remedies & teas are sometimes the most effective way to deal with the onset of stress and anxiety.
The herbs discussed here are the most common for treating stress and stress associated anxiety. These herbs can be incorporated into your diet by a herbal tea or tonic.
Caution: Extreme stress and anxiety should be treated by your medical practitioner or health care professional.
Herbs for Stress Relief & Anxiety
The following list of herbs are effective treating stress and stress related anxiety:
- Chamomile - Chamomile acts as a mild sedative and Chamomile Tea is a pleasant way to unwind at the end of a stressful day. A cup of Chamomile Tea before bed promotes a restful sleep. The good nights sleep will be one of the best remedies for someone feeling the effects of stress.
- Ginseng - Ginseng has a proven ability to deal with stressors on the body. Stress can be brought on by jobs, marriages & relationships, finances etc. These are called stressors. Ginseng has an effect on the adrenal gland. Ginseng has the ability to keep the balance in the body when a stressful situation occurs. Ginseng is a stress preventor.
- Kava - Kava Kava is known to bring on a sense of tranquility and well being. It is used to promote good social situations and is very calming. Kava is a mild sedative, but unlike alcohol, you will not be hungover in the morning! Kava Kava's ability to relieve stress is due to the unique kavalactones. Kavalactones promotes a dream like state, a great sleep and are a mild muscle relaxant.
- Valerian - Valerian can improve the ability to sleep for those with stress related insomnia, and historically was used as a sedative. Valerian has the ability to bring normalization to an upset central nervous system. Try a nice herbal tea infused with Valerian to ease away stress.
Your health care practitioner should administer all herbs. Please consult them before you start to treat illnesses with Herbs.
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