ANXIETY: Valerian, Passionflower, Chamomile, Rodiola, Honeysuckle
ANXIETY: To manage the demanding daily routine and manage stress and stress, it is important to pay attention to your diet, exercise, sleep well, meditate and spend time with family and friends.
At the same time, you can add to your diet the following herbs, which have a calming and anxiolytic effect.
These are the so-called adaptogenic herbs, which help the body manage stress, mainly by strengthening the adrenal glands.
See in the pictures below some of them and their properties
Chamomile: Research has shown that chamomile is an effective relaxant and helps fight stress and insomnia. Research has shown that regular consumption of chamomile reduces the symptoms of generalized anxiety disorder (one of the most common anxiety disorders).
Honeysuckle: Also known as bee or lemon balm and belongs to the mint family. It is extremely effective in cases of insomnia, intense stress, tension and irritability, while it can help even people with depression, thanks to its soothing and relaxing properties.
Valerian: Helps treat sleep disorders, but also during the day, when we have hypertension. The oils it contains have a similar effect to benzodiazepines, a class of drugs with sedative, anxiolytic, antispasmodic, anesthetic and muscle relaxant properties, which are often used to provide short-term relief in cases of severe anxiety or insomnia. Studies have shown that valerian improves the quality and duration of sleep. The parts of the plant we use are the leaves and the root.
Rodiola: Research has shown that it is particularly beneficial for the nervous system and helps significantly in cases of psychosomatic problems, without causing side effects. Rhodiola helps to adapt the body to stressful conditions, and is involved in increasing the levels of neurotransmitters in the brain.
Passionflower: It is used to fight nervousness and stress, while not causing drowsiness or reduced performance at work. It has also been shown to treat depression that occurs in postmenopausal women. It is also recommended for the treatment of insomnia. Research has shown that consuming passionflower decoction has short-term benefits in adults with sleep problems.