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Home Remedies for Depression

With life become faster and stressed everyday due to growing complexities even the common man doesn’t have time to relax himself or share his feelings even with his family members. This has resulted in increased incidence of the common emotional disorder depression even in developed countries. Home remedy for depression is a best solution as they are easy reach and free of side effects.

Excessive stress, anxiety, tension, indiscriminate use of drugs directly or indirectly leading to deficiency of essential vitamins and minerals are the common reasons to result in depression.

Effective Home Remedies for Depression

Change of habits changes you- The first remedy would be to know yourself, practicing yoga that relaxes the body mentally and physically, try not to take things personally, developing friendship and make it a point to share time with your family member's atleast during your dinner time. Avoid tea, coffee, alcohol and other strong condiments.

The mental health of a person is mainly influenced by the diet as every single nutritional deficiency would result in the imbalance of substances that are required to keep the body cells active and also to keep the nerve cells healthy. Keep your dieting to three meals a day and develop a habit of taking whole grains, green vegetables, eggs and fish that serve as a source of vitamin B.

Eat an apple with milk and honey that will surely recharge your energy and is really very effective in taking care of your bad mood. The rich content of vitamin B, phosphorous and potassium are really helpful in keeping the nerve cells healthy.

Cashew nuts are rich in B vitamins and hence aids in improving your appetite. The rich riboflavin content ensures body energy levels and activeness. It is really a good home remedy for depression.

Asparagus roots are highly nutritious and are a good herbal medicine for the brain and nerves. Taking one to two grams powder of the root once a day is really beneficial home treatment for depression.

Boil about 15 grams of rose petals in 250 ml of water and using it occasionally instead of tea or coffee is really helpful in treating depression.

Use cardamom powder while preparing your regular tea. The pleasant aroma has been found to a valuable home remedy for depression.

Green tea had been found to be rich in antioxidants. The antioxidants help to neutralize the excess free radicals that are generated in the cells of your body in times of stress or anxiety. Use of green on a regular basis had also been to be very effective to keep yourself active and healthy.

An infusion can be prepared by immersing about 30 g of the lemon balm herb in cold water overnight. Taking this strained liquid helps to keep up your spirits and also prevents fatigue.

Inspite of using the above home remedies for depression for more than a week and still you are experiencing anxiety, loss of interest, sleep disturbances and difficulty in concentration your doctor has to be consulted.


Disclaimer: Information provided on this site is for educational purposes. The information in not given as medical advice nor is it intended to propose or offers to propose a cure for any disease or condition. Before starting any medical treatment, please consult your physician.
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