wood betony

 

Blue vervain (verbena hastata)

 

It was the cherished herb of  Romans, Celtics, and Native Americans.  Blue Vervain is an awesome liver cleanser, cuts cravings for sugar, sweats out fever, unwinds stress, stabilizes female hormones, soothes nervous system, etc. For neck and shoulder relief it’s a magic-potion.

blue vervain

blue vervain

 

No matter what you do for diluting stress and anxiety like meditation or yogic breathing—some percentage still holds up inside. Taking a holistic route is smart: learning to relax and enjoy, having healthy food, and exercising regularly, resting and sleeping properly. But there are moments when a quick-fix is inevitable. In those moments herbs come in handy.

herbs

 

Slippery elm (ulmus fulva)

Slippery elm was a cherished herb of native Native Americans. It’s loaded with calcium, iron, magnesium, manganese, phosphorus, potassium, selenium, zinc, and vitamins B1, B2, B3, and C, & can fortify your nervous system function. Mucilage in the bark is its most valuable property – which calms and daubs mucous membranes, plus the digestive tract. To filter held-up stress from your stomach have slippery elm; you’ll feel much better after that.

 

slippery elm

slippery elm

 

Wood betony (stachys officinalis)

For headache wood betony can be a blessing. When you let a lot of energy to flow back and forth the head, betony will break in to neutralize the effect. It’s awesome for getting rid of tension, or the occasional mental-block. It will divert bad thoughts, and come as a big stress reliever.

wood betony