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Lemon Balm
There are many available herbs that can help alleviate symptoms of anxiety. Some are widely used while others need clearance from the Bureau of Food and Drugs (BFAD). But one of the herbs that has been popularly used is the lemon balm. It has been recorded as being widely used by Arab healers in the eleventh century. It was also used by ancient Greek and Roman, and even up to the Middle Ages. Lemon balm is known to improve mood, boost alertness, invite calmness, and enhance sleep. It is most commonly taken in the form of tea.

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Alleviate Anxiety and Stress: Go Natural

Anxiety and stress can often plague our daily routines. Stressors are everywhere, and although some sufferers cannot really pinpoint the exact cause of their anxiety, the triggers are most commonly found in the environment we move around in. For some adults, work and family life are just some of the triggers of anxiety; for children and teen, school and an unstable home life. But whatever the cause is, when diagnosed, most physicians would prescribe pharmaceutical drugs to help combat the symptoms.

Although most drugs are considered safe and effective, dependency and possible adverse reactions to such drugs remain a concern. If you or a family member is diagnosed with anxiety and would like to try the alternative route, then you are in luck. For centuries now, alternative herbs and techniques have been used as successful anxiety treatments.

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