It is commendable that you are finally thinking along the lines of letting go of the addictive habit called alcoholism. It is indeed a well made decision which many a time requires more than just rock solid determination. If your repeated attempts at curbing the fluctuations in alcohol craving is not really helping, you must consider other options.
We are referring to herbs that come in handy while attempting to completely push the ill effects of alcoholism out of your life. Here are some herbs that will certainly aid in dealing with alcohol dependency syndrome along with counseling and healthy lifestyle changes.
To alleviate the growing craving that compels your mind and body to consume alcohol, switch to Kudzu root (Pueraria lobata). Attempts of converting the active compound of the herb into a commercial drug by the Harvard Medical School are being made. This itself proves how efficacious the role of multiple compounds like isoflavones found in Kudzu root is. Consume this particular herb to be pleasantly surprised by the ease with which it makes alcohol less desirable than before.
It has been demonstrated experimentally that Peurarin, an important constituent of the herb quickly triggers a feeling of fullness which automatically numbs the desire for liquor. A total dose of three to five grams of Kudzu in a day serves the purpose. The herb is regarded as a safe one with minimal risk of causing any toxic reaction. People with hypoglycemia who are currently on medication for the same must use Kudzu root after seeking medical advice.
Cure alcohol craving by utilizing a herb biologically named as Taraxacum officinale. The root portion of the cleansing herb contains certain active ingredients that quickly deal with the symptoms seen in alcohol withdrawal syndrome.
The decreased level of bile is brought back to normal and this mechanism of action helps in controlling the urge for alcohol binge. It is not safe for people with a history of obstruction in the bile duct to make use of dandelion.
If you need help to break free from the undying urge to have wine, beer or any form of alcohol after deciding to call it quits, try Reishi mushrooms. This herb has been extensively used in Chinese medicine to control the alcoholic cravings and initiate healthy recovery.
Did you know that besides the conventional use of St. John’s Wort as an anti-depressant, it also prevents struggling men and women from an alcohol relapse? Yes, indeed.
Research proves that the herbal extract of St. John’s wort helps bring a dip in the desire for alcohol intake. It is Hyperforin, a chemical compound of red colour in the herb that is believed to be linked to alleviation of alcohol craving.
A flowering herb known as Milk thistle or Silybum Marianum has the ability to soothe your alcoholic urge.
Being packed with liver protective flavonoids namely Silymarin, it controls both the craving as well as helps the damaged liver to regenerate once again. For additive benefits, combine Dandelion with milk thistle. Cancer patients need to be cautious whilst using any form of this medicinal herb.