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Proven Herbal Remedies for Depression

Antidepressant pills usually work quickly, but they are expensive and come with side effects. Because of this, people all over the world are choosing herbal remedies in order to avoid the side effects of prescription drugs. The popularity of these herbal medicines has grown considerably in the last 10 years.

These natural alternatives have been carefully studied. The herbs have been tested in the laboratories across the world. Nearly all the results showed no side effects.

A variety of herbs like St. Johns wort, Kava kava, Valerian root, etc. have shown fantastic results in people taking these herbal remedies for a few days or a few weeks.

These herbal alternatives can be purchased at retailers in different combinations. Despite the fact that these herbs are beneficial in the same way, they are not regulated by the FDA and do not have official approval for sale.

- St. John�s wort is one of the most commonly used herbal antidepressants. You can easily find it in various medico-stores. Many clinical studies have showed that it helps in relieving the symptoms of depression in a matter of a few weeks. St John�s wort is as good as most of the popular drugs.

- Kava kava is one of the strongest antidepressant herbs. Hundreds of clinical trials found that Kava kava is far more effective than most of the traditional drugs. In addition, it is also one of the safest medicines to take with no side effects.

- Valerian root is helpful for people who suffer lack of sleep because of depression. It has tranquilizing effects on the brain. The roots lead to immediate sleep. Many studies conducted on this herb have discovered it is the best for curing sleeps related disorders, such as depression.

Minerals (zinc, magnesium and potassium) play a huge role in maintaining the mood of people. A number of studies found that people who are consuming balanced amounts of minerals in their diet can lower depression.

Submitted by:

Alex Fir

Alex Fir shares a wealth of information on his website Depression Help Center. If you want to learn more about depression treatment go to http://www.depression-help-center.info/blog/.


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