7 Herbs & Essential Oils For Depression. How To Treat Depression & Mood Swing Naturally At Home


7 Natural Herbs & Essential Oils To Treat
Depression At Home. Depression is a prevalent mental and emotional
disorder in the developed world compared to any other. It is also catching up in the developing world. The statistics show that every year there
are over 19 million cases of Americans suffering from major depression disorder (MDD). While this disorder can affect any age, the
age most affected is generation ‘Y’ which is the active generation. Depression tends to disrupt your life entirely
by affecting your feeling, thoughts, mood, behavior and most of all physical health. It not only interferes with your life but
also it affects the lives of those around you. Symptoms of Depression. Mild depression symptoms can differ from severe
depression. The common symptoms of both cases are:
• Sadness. • Anxiety. • Irritation. • Dejection. • Disinterest in everything even things
that were your favorite. • A deep sense of loss. • Mental trauma. • Sensitive and overreacting. • Loss of appetite. • Suicidal thoughts. • Lack of sex drive. • Insomnia. Despite all these, you should by no means
allow depression to hold you bound. Arise and take a step towards your recovery. Your recovery option could be herbal remedies. Best Herbal Remedy for Depression. There is a wide variety of herbal remedies
for depression. The best thing about herbal remedies is that
they generally don’t have a side effect. But, because of different bodies’ mechanisms,
some might react differently from one person to the other. If they do, there will only be slight side
effects which can easily be overlooked compared to the benefits they have on you. Effective Herbs To Cure Depression At Home. • St John’s Wort. There is a new research report that supports
the use of St. John’s wort for treating depression. The report shows that the plant extracts are
effective for treating both mild and moderate depression. You cannot compare St John’s wort with other
standard conventional antidepressants. It is more superior with practical results
in treating depression. It has a long history of use by herbalist
as folk traditional medicine for depression which goes back upto 1600s. In Germany, it is a prescription medicine
for depression. In comparison to standard antidepressant,
it has fewer side effects. Caution should be taken while using St. John’s
wort while on other prescribed medicines. It interferes with the effects of birth control
pills, HIV drugs, and cancer medications. Using St John’s wort with antidepressants
leads to serotonin syndrome due to increased serotonin levels beyond what is required. You might therefore need to consult your doctor
if you plan to use St. John’s wort. • Lavender. Using lavender essential oil through smelling
will relax your mind. It is more effective using the extracted oil
from its flowers than using the flowers themselves. Smelling lavender flowers oil relaxes the
mind. Depression is all about mind relaxation. • Rhodiola Rosea. Rhodiola Rosea also known as Crassulaceae
grows perennially in cold regions and can be found in the alpine areas of the Northern
Hemisphere. Russians and Scandinavians use it as a prescription
herbal medicine. A clinical test of Rhodiola Rosea found out
that its extract SHR-5 contains effective antidepressants that can correct mild to moderate
depression. The extract is not known to have any adverse
side effects and therefore safe to use. Even though intensive research on this herb
is still in progress to show its mechanism in treating depression, the result of its
use showed significant improvement. Rhodiola Rosea is packed with other benefits
which include sexual function, cognitive function, and good mental and physical performance even
under stress. • Ashwagandha. Ashwagandha is popular among the Indians for
its use as Ayurvedic medicine. The reason this plant is considered to be
one of the best herbal remedies for depression, is its chemicals known as adaptogenic compounds. These compounds can effectively relieve depression
symptoms and it is highly valued in treating many other health issues as well. Oral administration of Ashwagandha for five
days is the same as taking antidepressant prescription like Imipramine. It has no known side effect and therefore
safe to use. • Camu Camu. Camu Camu plant is known to grow mainly in
the tropical rainforest especially in the Amazon River Basin. It yields berries-like fruits which have lemon-taste
and contains vitamin C among many nutrients which are good in fighting off depression
symptoms. Camu Camu has adaptogenic properties that
effectively normalize the process of the body during depression and relieves the symptoms
too. Camu Camu is known to be the second most potent
plant that contains natural compounds for the antidepressant. Using Camu Camu is quite safe as it does not
contain any adverse side effects. • Maca (Lepidium Meyenii) or Peruvian Ginseng
. Maca is known to contain lots of phytonutrients,
vitamins, amino acids, and minerals. It is a herb that has been in use as a traditional
medicine for centuries. Maca comes in different colors but the best
of them all is the Red Maca. Within a month of taking Maca, it is enough
to reverse depression permanently. Maca dosage should be consistent for at least
one month or longer as you please since it has no harm. An adult of 65kg should take 3 to 4 teaspoons
or 9 to 12 grams in powder form. The best thing about Maca is that it does
not have any side effects. For many centuries, Peruvian women have used
Maca as a traditional medicine for treating menopausal depression. • Ginkgo Biloba. Ginkgo extract is popular in Europe and it
is widely used for depression, mental confusion, memory loss, anxiety, and other mental health
issues. It is sold over the counter under prescription. In the U.S,it is sold as a nutritional supplement
with a standardized extract from its dried leaves. It is known for its powerful boosting neurotransmitters
and also for fighting harmful free radicals. It is useful in treating depression because
it enhances the uptake of two neurotransmitters dopamine and serotonin which are typically
low when suffering from depression. A regular ginkgo dose is 120mg per day. It is advisable to take it with your meals
to prevent gastrointestinal problems. Start with a low dose and then increase the
dosage gradually up to 240mg per day for better therapeutic results. These are just a few herbs among many that
are beneficial in treating depression. Reaction to any of the herbs will depend on
each case and per individual’s body system. However, you might need to discuss any of
these herbal treatments with your doctor or your herbalist. Go for nature and be free!. We hope the information in this video has
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