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4 Herbs That Beat Anxiety

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Today, almost everyone experiences some form of mild anxiety in their everyday life. The feelings of anxiety, which can start early in life and can continue into adulthood, interfere with daily activities. Here are the four herbs that will help you beat anxiety! Using these herbs along with making lifestyles changes will help make your anxiety more manageable.

1. Ashwagandha

Ashwagandha

Used for thousands of years to soothe the agitated mind, the roots if this herb contains flavonoids and many active ingredients of the withanolide class. It is an adaptogen, which means it helps us ‘adapt’ to our environments, and that includes the stressful ones.

2. Chamomile

Chamomile

If you have a jittery moment, chamomile tea will help calm you down. Some compounds in chamomile bind to the same brain receptors as drugs like Valium.

3. Lavender

Lavender

The amazing scent of this plant is known to put even agitated babies to sleep. If you can’t get a good laugh to reduce the edge from your day, try smelling lavender, or drinking lavender-infused tea. It should immediately calm your frazzled nerves.

4. Passionflower

Passionflower

Not only is this herbal remedy beautiful, it is also known for helping those with high levels of anxiety to sleep better, and is even known as an aphrodisiac in ancient Polynesian cultures. Its effects are mildly-sedative, but lesser so than Valerian.

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The CureJoy Editorial team digs up credible information from multiple sources, both academic and experiential, to stitch a holistic health perspective on topics that pique our readers' interest.

CureJoy Editorial

The CureJoy Editorial team digs up credible information from multiple sources, both academic and experiential, to stitch a holistic health perspective on topics that pique our readers' interest.

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