According to the dictionary toxic refers to containing or being poisonous material especially when capable of causing death or serious debilitation. Toxic Stress is just as debilitating as it effects both the mind and the body.
When I was little we rarely went to the doctors. You have all heard the saying (Grand)Ma knows best. Well in this case nothing could ring more true. After all Grandma had a pharmacy and made her own medicine and it was all natural. Everyone have access to pharmacies, but maybe you prefer the natural cures that were good enough for Grandma.
The medical profession usually recommend a pharmacological “cure” for stress. The side effects can be just as damaging as the stress itself. Wouldn’t be better to take a natural remedy for stress relief? The choice is yours.
One of the most well known way to treat stress homoeopathically is through the use of St. John’s Wort. This herb has been used to treat stress and anxiety for years. There is an indication that it is very effective in treating mild anxiety and depression as well as stress. It naturally releases serotonin and has both mood stabilizing and calming effects. St. John’s Wort is available in most drug stores and health food stores.
Here are five well known and not so well known stress fighting herbs:
o L-Theanine is the major amino acid found in green tea. It has historically been used for its relaxing and anti-anxiety effects.
o Ashwagandha is an Indian herb known as Winter Cherry. Indian ginseng. Ashwagandha appears to reduce stress-induced increases of corticosterone, blood urea nitrogen, and blood lactic acid.
o Rhodiola Anti-stress by increasing resistance to the harmful effects of stressors, increased work capacity, decreased fatigue and improved learning and memory. Roseroot extracts also demonstrate potential for improving learning and memory.
o Eleuthero, Siberian Ginseng is found to enhance athletic performance and reduce stress. In addition to its effect on stress, Eleuthero increases energy, helps to balance the immune system and increases cognitive function.
o Passion Flower It is thought that passion flower may enhance the effectiveness of other anxiety treatments.
Incorporate herbal remedies in your own stress relief cure. The stress fighting herbs are easy to find in local health food stores.
And I’d like you to invite you to learn even more about how you can naturally eliminate stress.