Herbs for stress and anxiety.


The constant urge among the masses to stay ahead in life is mostly followed by stress and anxiety. In the hectic schedule of day to day life, we often feel stressed

Some of us try various over-the-counter drugs and meditation techniques to calm their mind. What is less known is that there are also some natural herbs that you can try to fight stress and anxiety in day-to-day life. These herbs are safe, natural and rarely have any side-effects.

Some useful Herbs:


Ashwagandha is a powerful rejuvenating herb that is used for preparing Ayurvedic medicine for the past 2000 years. Ashwagandha can help to reduce the cortisol level in the body, which is the main stress hormone. Regular intake of Ashwagandha can help to cope up with the problems of stress, anxiety, depression and poor sleep.


Brahmi has been used in Ayurvedic medicine for a long time to improve memory, reduce anxiety and tackle other health issues. Brahmi boosts brain function, and may also play a role in alleviating anxiety and stress. Apart from this, it is a powerful antioxidant that can be beneficial in treating chronic conditions such as diabetes and cancer.

Tulsi (Basil)

Tulsi is a common herb found in almost every Indian household. This herb is known for its powerful antioxidant properties and can help in regulating the blood sugar level. Tulsi promotes a sense of calmness and is quite effective in treating anxiety and stress.  Tulsi will help to boost immunity and will keep cold and flu at bay.

Lemon balm

Lemon balm is an herb from the mint family has a lemon aroma. It is a powerful relaxing and mood-boosting herb. It also has a soothing and anti-anxiety effect. This herb is also beneficial in treating insomnia, indigestion, dementia and Alzheimer disease.


Drinking Bhringaraj tea can calm your mind and relax your body. The compounds found in this herb can energize your brain by increasing your blood circulation, which ultimately helps to relax your mind and your body. It also encourages sound sleep at night.


These herbs are generally healthy and safe. Caution must be exercised by pregnant or breastfeeding women. People suffering from autoimmune diseases may be advised to avoid them.