Treatment of depression folk remedies
Depression is one of the most painful conditions a person can have. An important condition for the exit is a personal desire to heal and live a happy life. Many people are constantly experiencing depression and anxiety find solace in the uncontrolled use of antidepressants. However, practice shows that this is not the best way out of the situation. Doctors have long come to the conclusion that depression is very treatable with herbs. And this is informed opinion, because medicinal plants have long been considered an effective method of healing from various diseases. It is from nature came to the pharmacology of all treatment components.
Diagnostic steps to determine the type of developing depression should be conducted by an experienced technician. Professional advice required for the recruitment of quality treatment of depression. Using the information gathered, the doctor will thoroughly review the patient's condition and recommend herbs. Treatment non-traditional methods very often is incompatible with drugs, for this reason, expert advice is simply necessary.
In the course of the disease is influenced by various factors: lack of vitamins and minerals in the body, deficiency of proteins and amino acids. In this case, the grass will not have the desired therapeutic effect. The basis of successful treatment is the balance of nutrients in the blood of the patient.
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3 herbs that will help with depression
The most effective drugs of plant origin, which can save you from a depressed state are:
St. John's wort
An effective component of the plant is hypericin, which is contained in the flowers of St. John's wort. The substance has a buttery structure. Infusions and solutions by the use of a flower of St. John's wort have contraindications and require maximum caution when receiving. You can not use St. John's wort in combination with antidepressants, as in this situation the patient is waiting for the opposite effect, as not desired. The main reason for such manifestations is the effect of the substance on the digestive organs, primarily the liver. After receiving healinginfusion increases metabolism, provides rapid removal of drug components from the body, that is, drugs don't even have time to show their claimed properties. St. John's wort has long been recognised as a natural antidepressant, which quickly and efficiently helps to come out from depression. For treatment there are two parts of the plant: leaves and flowers.
Recipe. The cooking method is quite simple: you need to fill 1-2 small spoons of dried flowers and herbal part of St. John's wort with boiling water in a volume of 200 ml and allow to stand for 10 minutes. For each meal should brew a fresh batch. It is necessary to drink medicinal teas two to three times a day for several months. Therapeutic effect begins in about a month after you start taking the herbal decoction. The usual dose of pharmacy hypericin is 300 milligrams of 0.3% extract of the flowers of the plant when three use.
Required strictly and accurately comply with the dose and time of intake of this natural cure for depression.
Severe stress shocks, mood swings, prolonged state of depression require the utmost attention to their health. Using natural ingredients, can significantly improve health for depression. Chinese Magnolia vine copes with stress, the anguish of the soul, lack of confidence, and also improves attitude towards life.
A nice consequence of treatment with lemongrass is the enhanced activation of adrenal function, increase sexual desire, improve liver. Thanks to the use of infusion of Chinese Magnolia vine, the body becomes easier to cope with the toxins and harmful substances accumulated in the gastrointestinal tract. Standard dose use of pharmaceutical medication is 500 milligrams twice a day – morning and at lunchtime, in the evening, the lemongrass can not use, otherwise you will have trouble sleeping.
In pharmacies sold alcoholate Schizandra berries that is recommended for decreased performance, loss of strength, lethargic mood and other similar conditions. The dosage is 20-30 drops 2 times a day. In severe cases, at very high workloads and increased emotionality allowable may be exceeded up to 40 drops per meal.
Recipe. You will need dried and powdered berries of schisandra 20 grams, they need to pour 100 ml of pure alcohol, place the part in a dark bottle and put in a dark place protected from direct sunlight. It is necessary to insist the solution for 10 days, stirring occasionally andshaking. After the expiration of a week, we need to open the bottle, squeeze the berries, and the liquid is left alone for 2-3 days. The final treatment process will be percolation in the end it should be clear brew.
As vitamins, you can apply a tincture without alcohol. 10 grams of dried berries should be crushed and boiled in 200 ml of pure water. After straining the infusion can be drunk as a tea. To taste you can add honey or sugar.
Compliance with dosage and time medication is a prerequisite for a successful treatment of depression folk remedies.
In the ranking of the calming herbs passion flower is only the third place, as it does not differ much pronounced effect, but helps to cope with feelings of increasing anxiety. Anxiety is usually treated with drug antidepressants. It should be noted that the use of passion flower goes perfectly with the use of tablets from depression. The extract of this herb can be purchased in any pharmacy.
The recipe is simple: 1 teaspoon of the herbal tea, pour 150 ml of boiling water. After a 10-minute infusion solution can be filtered and can be consumed. To achieve a sedative effect, it is recommended to take Cup of infusion before bedtime.
Homeopathic medicine from the pharmacy is accepted by the scheme: 20-60 drops before bedtime. The number of drops a patient can calculate itself based on its condition and the desired result.
Other recipes of traditional medicine
- Mirt. If you began to feel a sense of longing and loneliness, and suspect depression, try to take a bath with leaves and flowers of Myrtle. They can take both fresh and dry. Add the flowers to tea, and RUB hands leaves of Myrtle. It is useful to inhale the smell of the tree. To calm nerves try to put the dried Myrtle in bags of small sizes and hang these bags in the bedroom, car, or place where you work.
The collection of herbs. Take 2 parts hop cones, one part of flowers of camomile, root of Valerian and lemon balm, and grind in a coffee grinder. After that, take 2 tablespoons resulting herbal powder and brew two cups of boiling water. After 15 minutes of infusion, strain the broth. Drinkshould SIPS throughout the day. Be sure to leave plenty of meds for the night to sleep. Treatment of depression should continue for seven days.
Carrot juice. You can still advise to drink more carrot juice. Only always fresh! It has a positive effect on the nervous system.
Vitamins and minerals for depression
Vitamins of the group B. Very often in the doldrums prescribe vitamin therapy. The main point is the complex treatment. For example, the b-12 the body needs to ensure the protective function of the neurons, and b-6 will protect women from discomfort during premenstrual syndrome. The effect of folic acid just necessary for each person, and people who suffer from depression, shown to consume it in right amount. The highest concentration of this vitamin include green vegetables.
Magnesium. Calcium and magnesium are leaders in improving the emotional state of the patient. Magnesium helps to eliminate disorders associated with sleep, eliminates muscle spasms, removes kidney stones, helps in the healing of stroke and asthma.
Magnesium is found in many foods (per 100 g):
- Sea urchins (including caviar) - 1016 mg;
- Rice bran 781 mg;
- Wheat bran – 611 mg;
Sesame seeds (white and black) - 640 mg;
Pumpkin seeds - 535 mg;
Watermelon seeds - 515 mg;
- Flax seeds - 392 mg;
Brazilian walnut - 376 mg (caution, it is possible to get selenium poisoning!);
- Cashew - 292 mg;
Almonds - 268 mg;
Pine nuts - 251 mg;
Peanuts - 176 mg;
- Hazelnut - 163 mg;
Walnut - 158 mg;
- Pistachio and pecan - 121 mg;
Sunflower seeds - 157-317 mg;
- Halibut– 107 mg;
- Cocoa powder– 25 mg in 1 teaspoon!
Calcium plays an important role in strengthening bones and muscles, positively affects the nervous system, combats high blood pressure and improves blood.
Omega-3. Fatty acids omega-3 must be present in the diet of each person, regardless of the condition of the body, the presence or absence of depression.
Vitamin D. Along with fatty acids, the importance of vitamin D, which is involved in all physiological processes.
okolova Nina Vladimirovna, doctor-naturopath, herbalist