Herbs for Anxiety
Natural remedies for anxiety can reduce the severity of panic attacks and other symptoms of anxiety. Anxiety treatments such as Valerian and Kava can produce a calming effect while diet treatments such Selenium and Magnesium may work to reduce deficiencies in the body that may be causing anxiety symptoms. Natural remedies for anxiety have some benefits:
- Herbs, supplements and relaxation techniques can help reduce anxiety without dramatic side effects as could be associated with anti-anxiety medications
- Natural remedies get to the source of the issues, such as stress or dietary deficiencies that may be contributing to anxiety. The result can be a more systematic cure versus dealing with symptoms alone
- Natural remedies for anxiety encourage contact with other types of health professionals such as massage therapists, acupuncturists and herbalists that can expand your strategies for coping with this health condition.
Several herbs have been used to treat symptoms of anxiety such as restlessness and insomnia and promote relaxation and concentration. When searching for herbs for anxiety, its valuable to buy high quality herbs and in consultation with a trained practitioner, such as an herbalist or naturopath. Many types of herbs for anxiety have been shown to be effective in clinical trials but currently much of the efficacy is established by community experiences as shared within herb overviews listed below: