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Social Anxiety/calm/relaxive herbs

Posted by bossdude (My Page) on
Thu, Jul 12, 07 at 1:58

My brother having a hard time dealing with this, lifetime really,
I suggested st johns, seredyn, amoryn, which hes using but from what I hear its going ho-hum.

Anyhow theres a plethora of herbs that claim to help and would appreciate it if any of you could vouch for some that would either
A: Work to 'cure/alleviate' SA
B:Some potent relaxors or things to combat physical/mental anxiety(no meds, he doesnt trust em and I cant say I disagree)


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RE: Social Anxiety/calm/relaxive herbs

Sleepytime tea helps my mom with anxiety and I believe yoga helps with relaxation & mental clarity.


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RE: Social Anxiety/calm/relaxive herbs

Its a shame he refuses to try medication. Anxiety responds well to medication and often a few months of meds allows for enough relaxation for talk therapy/ behaviour therapy to work.


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RE: Social Anxiety/calm/relaxive herbs

I make a tea of skullcap, passionflower leaves, mint and rose petals for anxiety/depression/lack of calm. The skullcap has worked for me for years. Passionflower leaf is a calming sedative, very gentle. The mint and rose petals are for pleasant taste and color.
Good health, Jeanine


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