Herbs for Stress and Anxiety part 3

For the last post in this series, I'm focusing on three herbs commonly used for their calming effects on the mind and body.  Passionflower, Skullcap, and Lemon balm have all been used as natural remedies for stress, anxiety, and insomnia for centuries and have similar effects, with a few notable strengths and differences.  They can... Continue Reading →

Adaptogens – Support for Stress and Anxiety part 1

Adaptogens refer to a group of herbs, roots, and mushrooms which have been used in Ayurvedic and Traditional Chinese medicine for thousands of years to promote wellness.  The term adaptogen indicates their primary usage -- they help the body adapt to psychological, physical, and environmental stress through a nonspecific resistance.  In general, adaptogens are known to... Continue Reading →

Ashwagandha for Stress Relief

It's been a while...I don't have any excuses, I've just been busy living, researching and doing.  My focus has been elsewhere, although I'm keeping track of all of it for this blog.  Someday, really...I promise... Anyway, on to the ashwagandha.  While shopping online for natural remedies for stress and anxiety, I came across something called... Continue Reading →

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