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Herbal Tea for Anxiety and Depression

For centuries, people used various types of tea to heal themselves. It’s common to find tea for anxiety, depression, stress or nervousness. However, people focus only on chamomile and tea when it comes to mental calmness. But there are other herbal tea remedies less known that have better results in calming the mind. Reducing anxiety and calming nervousness is faster and easier if you know the benefits of other plants, too.

How to reduce anxiety?

Serious symptoms of anxiety appear in the case of several mental illnesses. Some of these illnesses are depression and schizophrenia. But it can also surface in cases of neuroses. The cause of anxiety, in this case, is a complex psychic interrelationship. The patient is constantly dominated by fear, obsessions, and irritability. Most of the times, they are not aware of these causes and the symptoms can be even chest pain or palpitations. These symptoms cause new fears and the cycle continues.

For anxiety is important to undergo psychiatric treatment in the first place. In mild cases, the symptoms can be alleviated using herbal tea for anxiety.

Tea for anxiety

  • Valerian roots (Valeriana Officinalis) 30g
  • Lemon balm leaves (Mellisa Officinalis) 30g
  • Rosemary leaves (Rosmarinus Officinalis) 30g
  • Perforate St Johns-wort (Hypericum Perforatum) 30g

Infusion of 3 teaspoons of this herbal tea mix per 500ml of hot water. Let it stay for 10 minutes. Drink one or two cups of this tea for anxiety, slowly, in the evening.

Tea for Anxiety - Herbal tea benefits - Twist of Creation
Tea for Anxiety – Herbal tea benefits – Twist of Creation

How to increase mental focus?

Because we age or because of the effects or stress and some other illnesses such as arteriosclerosis, your mental concentration and focus are decreasing. Our thinking capacity is low and our mind can’t find a solution to problems like it used to.

Tea for mental focus

  • Lemon balm (Mellisa Officinalis) 50g
  • Wormwood (Artemisia absinthium) 50g

Mix 3 teaspoons of these herbs with 500ml of boiling water. Let it rest for 5 minutes and drink this tea during the day, sip after sip. It’s recommended one or two cups per day.

Tea for Focus - Herbal Tea Benefits - Twist of Creation
Tea for Focus – Herbal Tea Benefits – Twist of Creation

How to reduce nightmares?

The nightmare is a bad and scary dream that appears during sleep. Usually, nightmares appear when people ate too much and too late. However, stress and anxiety can also create nightmares. People deal with pressure or problems during the day and the mind is turning those fears and anxieties into bad dreams. The good news is that this tea is enough for this problem. It’s also important not to have huge meals late, in the evening.

Tea for nightmares

  • Valerian roots (Valeriana Officinalis)

Boil a cup of water with one teaspoon of Valerian roots, for 5-10 minute. Drink one or two cups of this tea before going to bed.

Tea for Nightmares - Herbal tea remedies
Tea for Nightmares – Herbal tea remedies

How to reduce mental fatigue?

The mental overexert, familial overexert, professional difficulties, social and psychic pressures, and other problems can cause mental fatigue. This is present in the case of people who don’t make time to relax in a normal day schedule. Although it’s good to take some time off and relax your mind or practice meditation, you can also have a herbal tea for this problem.

Tea for mental fatigue

  • Valerian roots (Valeriana Officinalis) 30g
  • Brier fruits (Rosa Canina) 30g
  • English lavender (Lavandula Spica) 30g
  • Lime blossoms with leaves (Tilia Platyphylos) 30g
  • Yarrow (Achillea millefolium) 30g

Boil 3 teaspoons of this herb mix with 3 cups of water, for 5-10 minutes. During the day, drink 3 warm cups of this tea.

Tea for Mental Fatigue - Herbal Tea Remedies
Tea for Mental Fatigue – Herbal Tea Remedies

How to reduce neurosis?

Neurosis is a complex of mental disorders that appear after an overexert of the nervous system. Usually, this phenomenon is reversible. A healthy treatment based on medicinal herbs and microelements: magnesium, cobalt, lithium, and vitamins A, B, C, and D have a fast effect.

Tea for neurosis

  • Lime blossoms (Tilia Platyphylos) 20g
  • Hawthorn blossoms and leaves (Flores crataegi cum folium) 20g
  • Bird’s-foot trefoil (Flores Loti Corniculate) 20g
  • Willow Bark (Cortex Salicis) 10g
  • Horsetail herb (Equiseti Herba) 15g
  • Valerian roots (Valeriana Officinalis) 15g

Boil one cup of cold water with a spoon of this mix for 10 minutes. You can add honey to this tea. Drink 2 cups of this tea, in the evening, one with one hour before sleep and the second one right before sleep.

How to reduce nervousness?

Nowadays, people get angrier and more easily. Stress and anxiety play a big role in how our body and mind react. Factors like professional, familial or relational problems create a stressful and anxious atmosphere. In the end, it’s very hard to stay calm and relax.

In this case, it’s good to undergo a treatment based on calming herbal teas. Nature offers us plenty of solution for calming anxiety and these calming tea recipes are the best solution.

Tea for nervousness

  • Buckbean (Menyanthes trifoliata) 30g
  • Peppermint (Mentha piperita) 10g

Add 500ml of hot water on 3 teaspoons of this mix, and let it rest for 5 minutes. Drink daily 3 cups of warm tea.

Calming tea - Herbal remedies
Calming tea – Herbal remedies

Calming tea

  • Buckbean (Menyanthes trifoliata) 40g
  • Peppermint (Mentha piperita) 30g
  • Valerian roots (Valeriana Officinalis) 30g

Boil 2 teaspoons of this tea mix in 2 cups of water, for 5-10 minutes. Drink this tea, before going to bed.

Calming tea - Herbal tea remedies
Calming tea – Herbal tea remedies

How to reduce depression?

Modern medicine developed a great number of pharmaceutical pills and medicines for treating depression. This group is called anti-depressives.

One of the best herbal remedies for depression is Perforate St Johns-wort plant. The active substances in this plant make it the best anti-depressive that nature could ever create. You can find it under numerous forms at the pharmacy: oil, tincture, extract. But you need a medical prescription to buy them.

The following types of tea are the best. For depression and lack of energy, the next tea is recommended. It’s a calming tea and it’s also a tonic.

Tea for depression

  • Valerian roots (Valeriana Officinalis) 20g
  • Elder flowers (Sambucus nigra) 20g
  • Perforate St Johns-wort (Hypericum Perforatum) 20g
  • Chamomile flowers (Matricaria chamomilla) 20g
  • English lavender (Lavandula Spica) 20g
  • Lime blossoms with leaves (Tilia Platyphylos) 20g

Boil 3 teaspoons of this mix with 3 cups of water, for 5-10 minutes. Drink this warm tea, along the day.

Tea for Depression - Herbal tea
Tea for Depression – Herbal tea

Tea for mild depression

  • Cnicus (Cnicus benedictus) 50g
  • Lemon balm (Mellisa Officinalis) 50g

Make an infusion of 3 teaspoons of this mix and 500ml of water. Let it rest for 5 minutes. Drink daily, 3 cups of warm tea.

These types of teas and their herbal tea benefits helped people for centuries to deal with problems and find relaxation and peace. There are many healing treatments that nature is offering us. Be it a calming tea or tea for anxiety, we can always find treatment in the heart of our beloved nature.

2 Comments

  • Kim

    Thanks for sharing this. I suffer from anxiety and depression, and I love herbal teas. I has no idea there were so many great options that could help.

    • Cristina

      Hi! Thank you so much for the comment! I also share your love for herbal teas. I looked up all the recipes in various books from my country, so I believe they are very effective. Hugs.

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