NATURAL AND HERBAL STRESS REMEDIES: A REVIEWAbstract
The normal steady state of the human body’s organ and tissue function is termed as homeostasis. One significant factor that may cause an upset to homeostasis is stress. It is a fundamental part of living that can have both positive and negative effects on an individual’s health. Stress is not a medical diagnosis, but severe stress that continues for a long time may lead to a diagnosis of depression or anxiety, or more severe mental health problems. According to the WHO survey out of every three persons in the world one person affecting with the stress. There are various interventions for mind-body healing. Certain psychological mind-body therapies are effective in reducing stress. Nurses can use these interventions in their daily practice to help patients alleviate their stress, as well as enable them to recover successfully from stress-related problems. Prescription anxiety medications dull anxiety and the brain too much, and make it much harder to learn to cope with stress, while herbal and natural remedies keep your mind intact for learning to control stress and anxiety symptoms. Nature has bestowed our country with an enormous wealth of antistress plants. Some medicinal antistress plants are Coccinia indica, Butea frondosa, Cuminum cyminum, etc. The aim of this review is a comprehensive selection of the herbs that may be effective for treating stress, as well as specific anxiety symptoms. It includes the herbs that are effective for stress itself, as well as several herbal remedies that are perfect for issues related to stress.
A. Rizvi, A. Mishra, A. A. Mahdi, M. Ahmad and A. Basit
Faculty of Pharmacy, Integral University, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India.
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