Does life seem to be getting you down lately? Are you often so tense and anxious that it’s hard to fall asleep at night… and the frustration makes you want to tear your hair out? Maybe the idea of taking medication to calm your anxiety and promote sleep even adds to your nervousness.
Don’t worry—there are safe and natural solutions in the form of herbs such as the following…
- Chamomile is commonly known as a “sleepy time” herbal tea because it has a mild sedative effect. But it can also calm an upset stomach, gaseous problems and diarrhea, as well as soothe mouth ulcers when applied topically.
- Valerian root can calm nerves and promote healthy sleep patterns. It’s been used for hundreds of years because of these sedative properties. Valerian has a high concentration of gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA) which can also help prevent headaches.
- Passion flower is another herb with calming qualities that is used as a sleep aid, plus it also contains pain-relieving abilities.
It’s truly amazing that relief for your mood swings and restless nights can be found in nature. And the effects of these medicinal herbs are much more subtle than prescription drugs—often making them just as potent. What a safe and effective way to calm mind your mind and relax into a peaceful slumber.