Natural Calming Herbs

Relaxation can come easily with natural anti anxiety herbs. Soothing herbal teas, tinctures, essences and mixtures are such an effective way to lower your general everyday level of anxiety so that you feel calm and relaxed, and ready to handle the stresses of daily life.

How lovely to relax to the calming scent of lavender, sip a warm cup of chamomile tea, calm your mind with passion flower and lemon balm.

lavender herbal remedy

You know that herbs have been used for generations as a means to calm shattered nerves, quiet the mind and ease anxiety. Certain herbs have now also been scientifically proven to help calm the nervous system and soothe your brain and body! These include lemon balm, passion flower, chamomile, lavender and others.

Anti anxiety herbs are an alternative that can be helpful both short and long term. They work by reducing your ambient level of anxiety so that you can be comfortable and calm during the day and sleep well at night.

How Can Herbs Help Me?

Although some people do need to use anxiety medication for the short term, alternative methods, such as anti anxiety herbs are not only effective but, in the long run, they are probably better for you and healthier.

chamomile flowers

There are anti anxiety herbs and herbal products you can use to relieve stress or for calming with anxiety disorder. Try herbs that have a calming effect. Lemon Balm, Passion Flower, German Chamomile and Lavender are examples.


Lean back, relax and breathe in the sweet scent as take a sip of steaming hot chamomile tea. Chamomile tea has become a favorite herbal tea in part due to its well known calming properties. In particular German Chamomile is a very effective version used to reduce feelings of anxiousness and to help induce sleep.


In scientific studies Passionflower in particular has been demonstrated to be extremely potent as an anxiety buster - and was found to reduce the symptoms of anxiety just as effectively as the prescription benzodiazepine drug oxazepam.


Lemon Balm is a member of the mint family and gives off a glorious lemony scent when the leaves are crushed. Research has shown this herb to have a calming, anti-anxiety effect. Lemon balm also has both antibacterial and antiviral properties, as well as being an antioxidant and beneficial to maintaining a healthy immune system.

lemon balm relaxing herb

Herbal Remedies With Passion Flower & LemonBalm

Look for herbal remedies that contain both passionflower & lemonbalm.

Many people report feeling a big improvement in their mood in terms of feeling calmer and less anxious when using this particular mixture of herbs. You can use this herbal remedy mixture to:
* Feel a sense of inner calmness naturally
* Balance unsettled emotions from everyday pressure and stress
* Lessen feelings of being flustered, bothered or on-edge
* Soothe restlessness and irritability
* Reduce anxiety

Stop anxiety without medication!


Lavender bath oil, massage oil, shampoos, scented pillows and lavender soap! We are all familiar with the magic of lavender as an aromatherapy relaxant. It is even used in mens and womens colognes and personal care products.

It is the compound linalool, which is found in lavender oil, that is responsible for much of lavender's an anti-anxiety, calming effect.

Gotu Kola

You may never have heard of Gotu Kola before but it has been used for centuries in Ayurvedic medicine, traditional African medicine, and traditional Chinese medicine. A member of the parsley family, this potent herb is used to ease anxiety, and is also successfully used to help focus the mind, making it very popular in treating ADD and ADHD in both children and adults.

Valerian Root

Valerian root has a long history of use since ancient Greece and Rome. It is known for its calming and soothing properties and for its ability to encourage peaceful sleep. Recent research indicates that various natural components in Valerian act on GABA receptors in the brain.

Try These Herbs To Reduce Your Everyday Level of Anxiety

There are many herbs that can be used to soothe your mind and relax your body. Herbal remedies can be an important part of your anti-anxiety lifestyle recipe.

herbs growing in garden

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