Monday , 28 September 2020

HERBS FOR ANXIETY

Leena

About author :
Leena*, Dr. Hindustan Abdul Ahad
B. Pharmacy, Balaji College of Pharmacy, Anantapur, AP, India
E-mail: leenabcp@gmail.com

INTRODUCTION:
Anxiety is the body’s natural response to danger, an automatic alarm that goes off when we feel threatened. We must be aware of the knowledge about the salient killer- anxiety and herbs which are used for its treatment. People are increasingly taking the help of herbs to tackle anxiety and stress.
Kew Words: tension, chills, pain, herbs
DESCRIPTION:
SYMPTOMS OF AN ANXIETY ATTACK:
Surge of overwhelming panic
Feeling of losing control or going crazy
Heart palpitations or chest pain
Feeling like you’re going to pass out
Trouble breathing or choking sensation
Hyperventilation
Hot flashes or chills
Trembling or shaking
Nausea or stomach cramps
Feeling detached or unreal
IMPORTANT ANTI-ANXIETY HERBS:
Kava kava
Valerian
Ashwaganda
Borage juice
Bugleweed
California poppy
Catnip
Chamomile
Fennel
Feverfew
Ginkgo biloba
Ginseng
Hops
Lemon balm
Passion Flower
Peppermint
Motherwort
Mullein
St. John’s Wort
Verbena
Oats
Lavender
Skullcap
Linden
CONCLUSION:
In the present life style stress is a common factor leading to anxiety. To relieve from this disorder many are addicted to anti-anxiety drugs which are also having many side effects. Instead of these, herbal drugs also proving effective therapy for anxiety.

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