7 Simple and Effective Herbal Remedies to Reduce Stress and Anxiety


More and more people are facing a high pressured life, for relieving the anxiety and stress, both mind body techniques and some simple lifestyle changes may help. If the anxiety symptoms are interfering with your daily life, try these natural remedies, which are simple to use and actually effective.

1.Drink ginger tea

A cup of hot ginger tea is believed to relieve stress and pressure. It also promotes digestion and detox the body thus making you feel better overall. You can add a few pieces of ginger root in a cup of hot water and drink it several times a day.

2.Use jojoba oil as a body moisturizer

There are several essential oils you can use to fight anxiety, stress and depression, jojoba oil is one of the most effective options. healthyandnaturalworld.com provided a list of essential oil and their positive effect on anxiety and depression), Jojoba has a great calming effect on your body, so you can use it as a body moisturizer to avoid your body getting dry and it will make you feel relaxed at the same time. You can also mix a few drops of the oil with other calming essential oils such as lavender oil, frankincense oil and chamomile oil for a massage to calm your body and mind.

3.Drink chamomile tea for relaxing 

Chamomile is a well known remedy for relaxation. You can use chamomile essential oil for a massage, it’s also recommended to drink a cup of chamomile tea in the morning to start your day.

4.Take theanine supplement to boost mood

It has been proven that theanine supplement helps to generate alpha brain waves, which are related with relaxation. So it’s a good option to take a theanine supplement when you want to reduce stress and increase the sense of relaxation. Do not take more than 200 mg daily of this supplement.

5.Beat negative emotions with lemon

Lemon not only as a good immunity booster, it also works well to combat stress, anxiety, depression and other mental disorders, this is thanks to its refreshing scent, which has uplifting and purifying properties.

6.Snack on celery also helps

Eat celery regularly will make you feel relaxed as the phthalides existed in celery have a good sedative effect. Celery is a nutritious food and is beneficial for your health in many other ways: it helps weight loss, reduces inflammation, aids digestion, lowers blood pressure, reduces cholesterol, improves your eyes health and even fight cancer.

7.Use Valerian root as a sleep aid

Valerian root has been widely used to treat anxiety, tension and it may help you sleep better. This herb also treats high blood pressure and more.

Sources: healthyandnaturalworld.com, mayoclinic.org, care2.com

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