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Herbs have always held immense importance in the lives of millions across the globe. All of us get anxious at some point in our lives and feel the scarcity of peace. This is where herbs play a pivotal role in providing peace to the mind. Whether it's about meeting a daily deadline in office or swifting through daughter’s exam papers, stress is always after all of us.

The first warning signal that all of us get is when the body is exhausted and different parts start aching. So whether you get an anxiety attack or go through casual nervousness, herbs are known for providing a calming effect to the brain. Following is a list of a few herbs that have the power to relax the mind:

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1.  Ginger

Ginger has a long history of being associated with enhancing the quality of life. It is an aromatic herb, which is a natural remedy for anxiety. It has Gingerol as a natural antioxidant that helps in providing a peaceful effect on the brain. It produces counter chemicals, which helps in canceling out the negative hormones in the brain. Keep in mind, stress can lead to an upset stomach and even worse. This is where ginger comes to rescue and aids digestion. So next time you have a headache, don’t forget to take a cup of ginger tea.

2.  Kratom

It is a tropical herb that grows in Southeast Asia. It has roots in several parts of the globe and has over 100 million fans. Although kratom has no proven health benefits for the body, frequent consumers claim it provides relaxation to the brain from anxiety and stress. People would traditionally chew its boiled leaves but very often like to consume it as a beverage in today’s time. The best way to consume kratom tea is to buy kratom crazy powder online and infuse it in hot water.

3.  Chamomile

This herb dates back to thousands of years and was used by the Romans and Greeks. It is known for its calming effect on the brain and is widely available across the globe. Recent studies suggest, chamomile is not just a relaxing herb but equally works to reduce anxiety in the brain. Chamomile has several active ingredients that help in reducing stress such as phenolic acids, flavonoids, antioxidant compounds and quinones.

4.  Brahmi

This herb is very popular across the globe because of produces a chemical, which promotes relaxation in the brain. This herb has the quality of increasing the cognitive function of the body as well as helping it cope with stress. Once you take the first sip of Brahmi tea, you will feel peace and restlessness in the brain. Although it serves partially as a sedative, it enhances the dulling of the mind. If you’re working in an office, you must drink its tea to improve your focus and clarity.

5.  Tulsi

Chronic stress is toxic for the body because it gives birth to several other medical conditions such as high blood pressure, nervous breakdown, heart disease, weight loss, and a lot more. Tulsi is powerful enough because it interacts with the free radicals to interact with the negative chemicals of the brain. The Ayurvedic theory recommends people to consume this herb daily. This is because it helps in adopting psychological and mental stress.

6.  Lavender

Lavender is one such herb, which has a long history of serving people since ancient times. The most common use of this herb is as a hair oil because it helps in strengthening the scalp. Extensive research proves lavender doesn’t only help in reducing anxiety but also induces positivity in the brain. Lavender is believed to react with the central nervous system of the brain. It helps in combating anxiety and stress in a short time. Ever heard of cortisol? It is a stress hormone that takes a big toll on the mind; lavender can help in cutting down its production.

Amy Rehan is a guest post manager at Globex Outreach. Her job is to ensure all guest post projects are completed on time and according to client’s requirements. 

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