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