4.Natural Treatment Options for Anxiety
Clinical Anxiety Disorders affect over 40 million adult Americans while only a third of them receive treatment. Anxiety affects the rest of us in some form periodically throughout life. For Anxiety sufferers, the world of plant medicines can offer relief. Today, we’ll talk about natural treatment options for anxiety.
Herbs in the News
The American Heart Association published a recent article entitled, “Potassium-rich Foods Cut Stroke, Death Risks Among Older Women American.” The study they cited talked about the importance of eating a diet rich in potassium. We discussed a selection of foods and herbs that are excellent sources of potassium for people of all ages and genders. Herbs and Foods discussed included:
Herbalists use a variety of terms to describe the properties of herbs. We discussed infusions, what they are and are not, and what herbalists mean when they use the term infusion.
- Melissa (Lemon Balm)
- Neroli (Orange blossom)
- Aromatherapy: A Complete Guide to the Healing Art by Kathi Keville and Mindy Green
For further information on Anxiety, search The Practical Herbalist using the search term “Anxiety,” or read our article entitled, “Anxiety: Natural Treatment Options,” or search the Anxiety and Depression Association of America online.