Herbs for Anxiety

For those who suffer from anxiety and wish to try a natural remedy, calming teas and aromatherapy may be used to reduce symptoms.

Herbs such as lavender and chamomile have long been hailed as natural remedies for treating anxiety orders and depression naturally. Lesser known herbs such as L-theanine, which is an amino acid found in green tea; passion flower; kava; and hops, which can be used in combination with Valerian; possess sedative qualities that can help relieve symptoms of anxiety.

The following herbs listed below are also worth investigating for those in search of a natural remedy for anxiety. It should be noted that while some research indicates that the following herbs may help reduce anxiety in some people, further research is required to fully understand the efficacy, as well as the risks, of these remedies.

Chamomile

Chamomile

Lavender

Lavender

Lemon Balm/Melissa

Lemon Balm/Melissa

Lemons

Lemons

Magnolia

Magnolia

Marjoram

Marjoram

Tarragon

Tarragon

Valerian

Valerian