Steering clear from stress is almost impossible in today’s high-pressure society. Before resorting to prescription drugs, you may want to give natural remedies a try.
According to research, Kava may be one of the most effective herbal supplements for stress and anxiety. According to Calm Clinic, “unlike other herbal anxiety supplements, kava is not only effective for anxiety symptoms – it's effective for anxious thoughts as well.” WebMD explains that “kava's calming effect may relieve anxiety, restlessness, sleeplessness, and stress-related symptoms such as muscle tension or spasm.” Take kava as a concentrated extract in capsule or tablet form or hold back your taste buds and attempt the liquid form.
Research has shown that lemon balm has positive effects on relieving stress, anxiety and other mood disorders. According to Fox News, “in one study of healthy volunteers, a daily dose of 600 mgs of lemon balm for a week improved mood, and boosted both calmness and alertness.” Drink lemon balm in tea form, it will give you the feeling of calmness in just minutes.
Green-tea-derived theanine has become a well-known stress reliever. According to Life Extension, “when swallowed, theanine is readily absorbed and easily crosses the “blood-brain barrier,” allowing it to quickly reach brain cells.” Studies suggest that theanine has the ability to support brain health, promote calmness and boost cognitive function.
Believe it or not, the smell of lavender can promote quick stress and anxiety relief. Mix about five drops of lavender oil in your bath or diffuse a few drops of it into the air when you are feeling stressed out. “In a Florida study, students who inhaled lavender oil scent before an exam had less anxiety—although some students said it made their minds ‘fuzzy’ during the test,” Health explains.
Anxiety and appetite have a connection – you may be anxious because you’re hungry. Next time you’re feeling anxious grab a bite to eat. Consider foods rich in omega 3 fatty acids; people who are low on them may be more susceptible to depression, studies have shown. *You can also alleviate anxiousness, irritability, nervousness, and fatigue with Genexa Stress Relief.