Lavender is perfect to relieve stress and anxiety. Let's face it, we smell lavender and we feel instantly happy. Keep some lavender scented hand cream or lotion on your desk and apply it on your hands throughout the day to calm your nerves. You can also cook with this herb and drink it.
Stinging Nettle 2
This herb works wonders for us. It really helps with our hormonal imbalances that make us feel sad and moody. Say goodbye to PMS symptoms drinking a cup of stinging nettle a day. You can make your own tea boiling some dried leaves in water. It’s also filled with calcium and has natural antibacterial properties.
You are probably tired of hearing how great this spice is for everything, but it’s true! It’s also great to help your mood swings because it brings oxygen to the neurons. Because curcumin is an anti-inflammatory, it prevents the brain cells from getting swollen. Cook with it, drink is as a tea or take supplements. It’s great!
Gotu Kola 5
This herb is the best solution for stress, depression and bad mood. It works great because improves oxygen flow in the brain. A couple drops of liquid Gotu Kola restore the pH of the brain cells that makes us feel hopeless and angry when they are imbalanced. You can also make a tea and drink it every day!
Milk Thistle 6
This powerful antioxidant herb is perfect to detox the liver. Digestive and liver problems ruin our mood because they cause stress. No one is happy when they are constipated, bloated and with acid reflux. If you know that your anxiety has to do with your stomach, you should take daily supplements of Milk Thistle to feel better.
St. John's wort 7
This flower is great to treat mild depression caused by work related stress or anxiety. It also aides sleep which is the main reason we feel restless and sad. You can make a simple tea by boiling the flowers or buy drops.
Fennel Seeds 8
Fennel seeds are perfect to relieve digestive and intestinal problems. It helps you move your bowels so you can release the tension and feel better. If you suffer from irregular bowel syndrome or any other digestive disorder, you should include fennel in your diet. Drink tea, take capsules and cook with the vegetables to feel better.
Passion flower 9
This herb is considered the natural benzodiazepine which is the chemical in many anxiety pills. A cup of passionflower tea a day will ease your symptoms of anxiety, irritability, agitation and depression. You can also buy supplements.