Information on Stress

DescriptionStress is physical, emotional or mental strain and tension. Today, most health advocates believe that stress plays a major role in the disease process.
Treatment PlanSome stress is good--it is a stimulus for growth and development, but it can become destructive. Stress is more accurately, not the actual noise, pollution, and human interactions that we have to deal with daily, rather it is how we react to those stimuli--how attached we are to them personally, and whether we are able to distance ourselves from their impact. Through the years, many tools have been developed to accomplish this detachment, including meditation, yoga stretching, tai chi, biofeedback, hypnosis, deep breathing exercises, among others. Optimum health through a total health program of diet, exercise, and spiritual work is important.
Herbs for counteracting the harmful effects of stress include adaptogens, nervous system tonics, and relaxing herbs.

Herbal Remedies for Stress

HerbTreatment SupportApplication
Siberian Ginsengadrenal tonictincture, tablet, capsule
Wild Oatsnerve tonicfresh plant tincture
California Poppyrelaxanttincture, tablet, capsule
Ashwagandanerve tonictincture