Some herbs to treat restless leg syndrome are: Valerian reduces symptoms and boosts energy, causticum helps you counter burning sensations, cramps and leg aches, the dried branches of butcher's broom improve blood viscosity, kava relaxes the muscles and promotes sleep, horse chestnut improves blood flow and brings you relief.
Women are generally affected by restless leg syndrome resulting in burning, twitching, crawling and paining. It results in extreme discomfort forcing you to lie on the bed. Here are a few herbal remedies that can help you relieve the symptoms.
Restless Leg Syndrome – Herbal Remedies
The root of this herb has proved to be extremely beneficial for treating restless leg syndrome. You should consume a minimum of 800 g of this herb to see results. Continue taking this for at least 8 weeks. Valerian can be great in reducing the symptoms as well as boosting your energy. This herb is also generally known for improving the quality of your life.
This herb is very effective in helping you get rid of cramps and aches in your legs. It can also help cure the burning sensation you might experience due to restless leg syndrome.
3. Butcher’s Broom
The dried branches of this natural herb are very effective in treating restless leg syndrome. This herb may also improve the blood viscosity. It can also inhibit the enzyme elastin and also helps to stabilize your blood vessels.
Kava is really helpful at inducing relaxation in the muscles. This herb can also promote good sleep. The patient should consume at least 100 mg of this herb daily in order to get relief from this disease. You should take care not to use this herb for the long term.
5. Horse Chestnut
Consuming the extract of the seeds of this herb can be extremely beneficial for improving the blood flow. Also, take care not to take the unprocessed and raw seeds, fruits and leaves of this herb as they may prove to be toxic. Thus, the commercially prepared extract is better to have for remedial purposes.
This is important information, thanks for writing it. However, I would add to this list Magnesium. I know it's a mineral, not a herb, but more and more evidence proves that Magnesium Deficiency is the most common cause for RLS.
You can see more about it here: http://www.natural-alternative-therapies.com/stop-restless-leg-syndrome-naturally/
Apply 2 or 3 drops of Frankincense essential oil to a carrier oil (try coconut or olive oil) and massage into the bottoms of feet each night to relieve restless legs.
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I take carbidopa levodopa prescribed for restless leg. Helps immensely but puts you to sleep. Would love something more natural.