Powerful Natural Remedies to Relieve Your Stress

Most of all natural remedies are a safe way to relieve your stress. Furthermore, some of these remedies have been around for a real long time.

First of all there is lemon balm. And, research shows lemon balm helps relieve stress and anxiety. Furthermore, one study showed that taking 600 milligrams of lemon balm daily for a week improved mood and brought about calmness. Also, drinking lemon balm as a tea makes you calm in minutes.

Yet another is drinking green tea that is high in theanine, to relieve stress. Also when swallowed, theanine is readily absorbed and crosses the blood-brain barrier to quickly reach brain cells and relieve stress.

Most noteworthy, valerian herbs have been used around the world for thousands of years to treat anxiety. Above all, valerian promotes feelings of tranquility and peace. And valerian can be taken as a capsule, pill, or as tea.

Next, the smell of lavender promotes quick stress and anxiety relief. So, next time you feel stressed out, mix 5 drops of lavender oil in a bath or diffuse a few drops into the air and inhale the aroma.

Most relevant, chamomile helps relax muscles, calm nerves, and reduce anxiety. And the most popular way to drink chamomile is as tea.

Yet another is Ashwagandha, also known as winter cherry and Indian ginseng. And it is often used to ease anxiety and stress. Also, this herb is available as tea, capsule, tablet, liquid extract, or as powder added to foods.

In addition, tulsi or holy basil is used for stress relief and relaxation. Above all, a 2012 study reported that 39% of those who took holy basil reported improved symptoms of general stress. Also, the University of Maryland Medical Center recommends taking 400 milligrams of tulsi daily to help fight stress.

Most relevant, the relaxing herb, nervine, helps reduce overactive stress responses by returning the body to a resting phase.

In addition, curcumin is used to relieve stress and anxiety. Most relevant curcumin comes from the turmeric root. And curcumin has been found to reverse harmful brain changes induced by chronic stress. Moreover, taking 500 milligrams of curcumin twice daily with fenugreek considerably reduced stress and anxiety.

Most noteworthy, studies show that lemon balm combined with other calming herbs such as chamomile, valerian and lavender also helps reduce anxiety.

Most of all cannabidiol (CBD) oil is a derivative of the cannabis, or marijuana plant. However, CBD does not contain tetrahydrocannabinol or THC, which is the substance that creates the “high”. Moreover, research suggests CBD has significant potential to reduce anxiety and panic. However, it is only available where medical marijuana is legal.

Finally, the accompanying infographic, shows other popular methods that provide relief from stress.

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