Usefulness of herbs for anxiety

Anxiety is an emotional and physiological condition of mentality that is distinguished by cognitive, somatic, touching and behavioral components. Various modern researches have shown that herbs have natural composition of various composites that affect our heart, brain and mind. These herbs relieve stress, alleviate depression and bring a natural state of peace and calm in the mind and body of any individual.Kava Kava: Kava Kava or Kava root has been used since thousands of years and is a very popular medicinal herb especially in Hawaii islands. Kava is best known for its relaxing qualities. Kava is known to elevate mood, well-being and contentment and produce a feeling of relaxation. Several studies have proved that Kava is used for treating anxiety, insomnia and nervous related disorders.

Passion Flower: Since old times, passion flower has been used as a herbal supplement to treat anxiety, insomnia, seizures and hysteria. The natives of north, central and South America have used the leaves of this climbing vine for centuries as an anxiety-easer and sedative for centuries. It has been said that the alkaloid and flavonoids of this plant is used in regulating the neuro-transmitters in the nervous system for reducing anxiety. Recent human researches have suggested the usefulness of passion flower in treating anxiety, insomnia and nervous disorders.

Valerian Root: Valerian root is derived from a plant native to Europe and Asia. The root of this plant is used as a sedative since thousands of years. Recent research have proved valerian root as an anti-anxiety medicine herb and is hence one of the best medicine herb. This herb reduces anxiety and other stressful disturbances. Valerian root have proved to promote a feeling of calmness and reduces nervous stress and tensions.

Chamomile: Chamomile herb is used for treating anxiety, flatulence, headache and insomnia. A cup of Chamomile tea after any stress related job relieves tension from the body. This herbal tea makes us fall asleep by calming the entire body and soothing the muscle tension. Chamomile is used in promoting relaxation and easing anxiety, alleviating insomnia, healing mouth sores, soothing skin rashes and so on.

Besides these there are a number of other herbs like ginseng, ashwaganda, catnip, California poppy, Fennel, borage juice, hops, lemon balm and many more which have been proved to be a great reliever of stress and anxiety.