Herbal Stress Management
Three herbs that help manage stress by lowering cortisol, improving mood, and calming nerves.
Helps reduce Cortisol, a stress hormone that increases heart rate and blood pressure.
Cortisol is a hormone that is released when your body thinks it is in danger. It increases your heart rate and blood pressure so that you can fight or flight.
But, nowadays most the things that cause us stress are not life threatening. But the body doesn’t know the difference and produces the same chemicals as if it is in danger.
Taking a dropper of Ashwagandha as soon as you feel the stress coming on can help you better manage your cortisol levels.
St. John's Wort
Used to inhance mood. Mild depression and anxiety can keep you from producing the feel good hormones dopamine, serotonin, endorphins, and oxytocin.
These hormones are important and are needed to feel pleasure, reward, and happiness. These hormones are important for your health and help keep your body in balance.
Taking a dropper of St. John’s Wort before bed can help improve your mood and give you a better night sleep.
Helps calm the nervous system. It can be hard to calm yourself down when worried, scared, or on edge.
Adding a dropper or two of chamomile flower extract to 4oz of warm water is a great way to settle down your nerves.
Chamomile flowers is abundant in apigenin, an antioxidant that binds to certain receptors in the brain that help relax and calm the body.