I have compiled a list of 12 Herbs and Spices that are possibly good for Depression. I have also included some excellent resources to help with Depression as well as info on a book that can uplift anyone dealing with life's hardships.
7 Foods that Relieve Anxiety and Depression Your diet – what you eat, when and how much – can definitely affect both how you look and FEEL! The right foods, herbs and vitamins can cause you to feel energized, confident, happy and help you think clearly. Or… They can cause you to feel #anxiety, #panicattacks, “moodiness”, decreased energy levels and even cause #depression. Make sure you read the “Additional Suggestions” at the link for 2 additional methods.
Normally, Cortisol helps us fight back and cope with pressure. However, if you were to engage in intense depressive thinking for a period of 3 to 4 weeks, there is a likelihood that the level of cortisol within your blood stream will become way too much.
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Honeydew melon is a rich source of vitamin C that helps to boost levels of collagen the protein that gives skin its youth & firmness. It is a good fruit source of Copper essential for healthy skin because it helps aid in skin cell regeneration & your body's ability to repair its muscles & tissues. Also rich source of folic acid, it's known to aid in reducing symptoms of depression, protect against different forms of cancer, & fight numerous neurological disorders. #dherbs
While I’ve used Turmeric for 8 years with happy results (no pun intended) for its anti-inflammatory effects and truly amazing Alzheimer-prevention powers, I did not realize that it was also a painkiller and natural mood elevator of the first order! Evidence: No-Side-Effect Turmeric Beats Prozac, Ibuprofen & More - Deep Roots at Home
Lavenders calming scent makes it an excellent tonic for the nerves & anxiety issues. It can also help treat migraines, headaches, depression, nervous tension & emotional stress. Good for urinary disorders & helps in restoring hormonal balance & reducing bladder inflammation. Lavender oil helps improve circulation in the body & lowers blood pressure. The herb has been used to help respiratory ailments such as asthma, colds & coughs helpings expel mucus & ease breathing. #dherbs