It’s time for some serious topic because nowadays not everything goes like a dream
, right? Stress
has become a huge part of our everyday life and it’s much more difficult to cope with it today than it used to be for our ancestors. However, this doesn’t mean we have to put up with all this, does it?! In fact, stress can seriously damage the quality of life and our own health.
You’re probably familiar with the expression “Nature is the best pharmacy.”
So, why don’t we take advantage of this? Here’s 4 amazing herbs
that can be great against stress:
We all know what this is because, let’s be honest, who doesn’t drink their mojito
without a bunch of mint inside?! OK, we’re talking about stress here. Science says this herb is able to improve memory. What’s more, peppermint tea can affect the psyche positively and that’s why it’s used for stressful and depressive conditions.
Let’s take a quick test
– which Greek beverage is popular for its high anise content and is a must on any table? In case you can’t guess, read more in this article
. So, anise is another stress-relieving herb that consists of essential oils and natural sugars, which are the perfect relaxants
. And yes, it can be brewed as tea as well!
This purple plant is a pure delight to the eyes (and senses!). Because of its wonderful aroma plus its healing effects, lavender tea is very well-known. Actually it’s used in traditional medicine as a cure for severe headaches as it might increase the energy. Check this post
to learn what other conditions it can help for.
- John’s wort
Here comes one of the most famous
herbs in the battle against stress and anxiety. In the ancient times people used to treat psychological conditions with St. John’s wort tea. A research even proves that it’s as efficient as the popular antidepressant Prozac
. Don’t these results speak for themselves?!
We can’t eliminate stress with just a single cup of tea every day, but we can definitely combine it with a lot of other anti-stress actions
, right? Make sure to treat yourself the best way
and remember that “A year from now, everything you are stressing about won’t even matter.”
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Plus, find more info on St. John’s wort and other healthy stuff on our Blog:
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