We’ve all been nervous at one time or another. Shaking hands, a trembling voice, and a rolling stomach are some of the most common symptoms of nervousness. A number of situations can bring on nervousness, including public speaking.
In addition to those herbs listed below, other helpful herbs to combat nervousness include blue vervain, chamomile, passionflower, and pulsatilla.
Stress is the body’s reaction to a physical, emotional, social or mental condition imposed on the person. These changes, whether good or bad, produces tension or stress. There is no way to avoid stress completely, injuries, weddings, meetings, childbirth, deadlines, bills to pay, even going to a party is stressful.
It’s part of our daily life and is very hard to control, but there are situations in life that create an extraordinary amount of stress, things like overwork, death of family or friends, surgery etc. Which in turn can be damaging to our health leading to fatigue, headaches, backaches, muscle pain, stiff neck, loss of appetite, memory loss, low self esteem, lower sexual drive, changes in sleep patterns, shallow breathing. Adding all of these up, results in a potential chance of becoming ill with an even more severe condition, things like, high blood pressure, skin disorders, heart attacks, cancer and obesity.
NERVE TEA #1
1 teaspoon betony leaves
1 teaspoon kava kava root
1 teaspoon hops
1 teaspoon dried Akullcap
1 cup boiling water
Combine the above herbs. Take one tablespoon of the mixture and cover with the boiling water; steep for 3o minutes; cool and strain.
Take one tablespoon at a time, as needed, up to one cup a day.
NERVE TEA #2
1 teaspoon powdered ginger
1 teaspoon powdered valerian root
1 teaspoon powdered pleurisy root
2 cup boiling water
Combine the above herbs and cover with the boiling water; steep for 3o minutes; cool and strain. Take one tablespoon at a time, as needed, up to two cups a day.
NERVE TEA #3
1 to 2 teaspoons peppermint leaves
1 teaspoon valerian root
2 cups boiling water
Combine the above herbs and cover with the boiling water; steep for 20 to 30 minutes; strain. Drink up to one cup per day, as need