Stress: an overview

Each one of us experience stress, particularly during the holiday season and during the wrap up of the end of a business year, but not all can handle it well. If left unchecked, burnout, anxiety and stress act as the destructive forces that can harm your health, productivity, work and finally your bottom line.

New Year resolutions often centers on evolving new habits that will get you into a better physical shape, cut down your level of stress and getting into better emotional and mental shape is likely to provide huge rewards. This year, it will be wise to incorporate new habits for combating stress, increasing happiness and above all for an overall life satisfaction.

Welcome 2013 by making a resolution for managing stress effectively by presenting yourself a New Year gift; herbs for stress. This year discover the best herbs that will help you as well as your loved ones in dealing with life and work stressors prior to these burning you out. Herbs are truly effective, sans side effects and are easily available as a result of which it is in great demand these days. Avail its benefits and forget stress all throughout the year.

Fight stress this New Year in an herbal holistic way

  • Tilia: Also known as linden flower, basswood and lime flower, these flowers can be used to reduce stress in the form of tincture or a tasty tea. It has been used since ages for reducing anxiety and stress and soothing insomnia and sleep. Tilia helps in supporting the circulatory system. Tilia tea works wonders in treating anxiety resulting in heart palpitations. This is one of the most effective herbs for stress.
  • Bacopa: popularly known as Brahmi in India, this herb helps in reducing anxiety and acts as an antioxidant. It is cooling; hence it is an ideal New Year gift for those whose memory has been affected by stress. For best results take it in the powdered form.
  • Kava Kava: hailing from Polynesia, this herb has proven beneficial in reducing anxiety and stress, relaxing certain types of pain, and relaxing skeletal muscles. It possesses a distinctive taste and may numb your tongue. The majority prefers tincture rather than the concentrated power that can be extremely strong. This is one of the most beneficial herbs for stress.
  • Skullcap: it acts as a neurotrophorestorative and a nervine and also helps to relax the skeletal muscles. It has a bitter taste hence while preparing a tea with this herb; try to mix it with something that is tastier. Its tincture form has a gentle, nourishing effect.

This New Year, turn your stress into a productive and calm powerhouse that gets more done by less frustration and anger. Experiment these herbs for stress as a challenging New Year gift for a healthier, more relaxed and happier you in the approaching year.

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Apart from these natural remedies, one can also try natural herbal products such as StressCare/Geriforte From Himalaya to relieve Stress without any side effects.