In treating anxiety, natural remedies are taking more and more power over drugs considering the fact they don’t have side effects. By proper nutrition, taking co codamol supplements and regular workout, anxiety can be significantly reduced which represents precondition for normal day to day functioning. In the text below I’ll describe 3 best natural anxiety remedies.
You’ve probably heard about the importance of vitamins and minerals for functioning of our body and health care. Vitamins are organic matters which can be found in plant and animal life, and which are necessary for metabolic processes. We recommend you to take these vitamins naturally (of a plant or animal origin).
Vitamin B and groups such as: B1, B6 and B12 are the most important for anxiety.
B1 (Thiamine) – plays a crucial role in the generation of energy from carbohydrates (SP). It can be found in the yeast and products made of it, as well as in the shells of whole grains, milk, fruit and vegetables.
B6 (Pyridoxine) – Apart from its great importance in transmission of nerve impulses, this vitamin is essential for strengthening the immune system, energy metabolism and nerve impulses transmission. Vitamin B6 can be found in the yeast, fish, soy, cereals, eggs, meat, bananas and avocados.
B12 (Cobalamins) – This vitamin is crucial for nervous tissue metabolism and it is closely connected to deterioration of mental functioning i.e. it causes neurological and numerous physiological disorders. This vitamin may be found in products of animal origin: fish, beef, kidneys, liver, heart, muscles and pork.
Herbs can be very helpful as the anxiety remedy. By their combining and correct application, they may have positive influence on the nervous system by relaxing it. As the anxiety remedies are recommended:
Valerian (Valeriana officinalis) is the herb which is often used for decreasing of nervous tension. It is also used as a medication against diseases for many thousands of years. The root of this herb is the best for curing anxiety. Valerian can be found as a pill, capsule, fluid and herbal tea.
Kava kava (Piper methysticum) comes from the Polynesian islands and from ancient times has been used for curing nervous tension. This herb doesn’t cause any negative effects, as for example, drowsiness or poor concentration, etc. The main active components in kava root are called kavalactones. It is assumed that kava decreases limbic system excitability (part of the brain responsible for emotional reactions) without proofs for development of any addiction. Products containing kava may be found in a form of pills, teas, while the manner of preparation and the active ingredients differ from product to product.
St.John’s Wort (Hypericum perforatum)-Multi-beneficial herb
Salubrity of St. John’s Wort is known for many years, as this herb is very much used and appreciated. Apart from curing fears, this herb is also used for curing depression and obsessive-compulsive disorder. It can be applied in a form of a: tea, drops, capsule and pills.
3. Regular workout
Your mind and body go together and the balance cannot be achieved if we neglect any of them.One of the most efficient manners for anxiety reduction is regular physical activity. Physical activity helps in fixing abnormal chemical processes in the brain, including those responsible for anxious states.
Therefore, you should start with your regular workout. Take the time for yourself –just run, drive a bicycle, swim or any other thing that will move you and increase your condition. Even a 20-minute walk could help if you do not have time, or if you are not capable to workout.