Using Herbs For Stress Relief

We can do all the meditation and yogic breathing we want, but every now and then, stress and anxiety are going to take hold and we will need something more.

That’s when we sneak over to our secret stash of medicinal herbs.

 

Here is a list of herbs for stress and anxiety which will support your system.

Borage leaf: Restorative for adrenal fatigue; antidepressant

Chamomile: Sedative; calms the nervous system

Chickweed: Nutritive; Restoratives; regulates thyroid

Ginseng Root: Adaptogenic; decreases the effect of stress; antidepressant

Gotu Kola Leaf: Alleviates depression and anxiety; increases mental stamina; improves memory and promotes longevity

Hops Strobile: Sedative; used for anxiety, tension and insomnia; reduces nervous irritability

Hyssop Leaf: Sedative

Licorice Root: Adrenal gland insufficiency

Oatseed: Soothes and supports nervous system, insomnia, hysteria and anxiety

Passionflower: Sedative; promotes restful sleep;

Reishi Mushroom: Alleviates stress; supports adrenal function

Siberian Ginseng: Stimulates the adrenal pituitary axis, increasing resistance to stress

Skullcap: Sedative; used for nervous tension; hysteria; relieves constant mind chatter

St. John’s Wort: Antidepressant

Valerian Root: Powerful nervine; used for tension, anxiety, insomnia, emotional stress and migraines