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Relaxing herbs: what they are and how to use them to relieve stress

herbal tea with herbs

Relaxing herbs are a simple and natural way to counteract difficult times. Let’s find out the most valuable and how to use them.

Everyday life, with its frenetic pace, can be a cause of anxiety or stress . Fortunately, however, there are several methods that can make things better. Among these, relaxing herbs stand out, an all natural way to find your inner balance thanks to the help of a few simple ingredients. So let’s find out which are the most useful herbs to say goodbye to stress.

What are herbs to relax

When you want to take a moment just for yourself and make it even more precious by relaxing, you can’t help but think about relaxing herbs.
These are medicinal plants which, thanks to their innumerable properties, help the nervous system, resulting in anti-depressant and relaxing effects.

herbal tea with herbs
herbal tea with herbs

Drinking them during the day or in the evening before going to sleep can therefore be a good way to help in this regard. A rather simple way since usually you just need to add a tablespoon of the chosen herb and leave it to infuse for about 5 minutes .

Valerian: the solution before going to sleep

herbal tea
herbal tea

One definitely useful relaxing herb is valerian . In fact, a tablespoon is enough to infuse for 10 minutes in boiling water to enjoy all its benefits. In fact, drinking it before going to sleep helps to relax the mind by reconciling sleep. Exactly the perfect herb for those who suffer from insomnia or, when the evening comes, cannot disconnect from so many thoughts.

Alternatively, always for sleeping, you can also use chamomile and lavender.

Rosemary: a good help to fight stress

rosemary herbal tea
rosemary herbal tea

If the feeling of stress is present throughout the day, the herb of choice is rosemary. In fact, it is a plant that, in addition to relaxing the nerves, helps to relieve stress. Rosemary is also said to be able to balance the mind. A spoonful in boiling water and you will have the perfect relaxing herbal tea.

Linden: excellent against headaches

herbal tea with lime
herbal tea with lime

If stress and anxiety are such as to cause migraines, a solution is linden- based herbal tea. A teaspoon in a cup of hot water will help drive away anxious states, relax muscles and the nervous system. Perfect to drink in the most difficult periods or when you feel that you have too heavy mental loads and therefore complicated to solve.

All these herbal teas can be a faithful ally in many situations, such as for sleep disorders (when they are mild and if they result from stress)

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