Depression

From our list of herbs and spices, the following are recommended for Depression:

  • Chromium Picolinate
  • Hemp Oil
  • St. Johns Wort

Natural Cures and Remedies for Depression

it is important that therapy be individualized. There are many migraine drugs available today. Some migraine medications are also used to treat other medical conditions, such as the beta-blockers that are prescribed for hypertension and tricyclic antidepressants, often administered for depression; but the benefits of these therapies in migraine are not necessarily related to the treatment of the other conditions.

stress often presents as the overworked, com-pletely exhausted person who has been on the go (physically or emotionally) for a long time. At times, a chronically fatigued person will present with melancholy and depression. Treating with borage in such cases can give them a bit of spark. Soothes respiratory issues Borage contains mucilage, a wonderful ingredient to add to throat and cough syrups to soothe the respiratory tract. Overall, in small doses borage fortifies the entire respiratory system.

Bacopa Monnieri, Borage, Brazilian Guarana, Catuaba, Cocoa, Damiana, Ginkgo Biloba, Gotu Kola, Graviola, Green Tea, Horny Goat Weed, Kola Nut, Korean Ginseng, Ladys Slipper, Lemon Balm, Muirapauma, Passion Flower, Peppermint Leaf, Rhodiola Root, Schisandra Berry, Siberian Ginseng, St. Johns Wort, Thyme, Valerian Root

Cancer (1; FNF; JLH); Cancer, breast (1; FNF; JLH); Cancer, colon (1; FNF; JLH); Cancer, ovary (1; FNF; JLH); Cancer, stomach (1; FNF; JLH); Catarrh (f; PH2); Cholera (f; MAD); Cold (f; PHR); Colic (1; MAD); Confusion (f; PH2); Constipation (f; EFS; FAD; HHB); Cramp (f; DEM); Diarrhea (f; MAD); Diphtheria (f; MAD; PHR); Dysentery (f; MAD); Enterosis (f; MAD); Felon (f; JLH); Fever (f; HHB; PHR; PH2; PNC); Flu (f; MAD; PH2); Gastrosis (f; MAD); Gingivosis (f; PNC); Gonorrhea (f; DEM; PH2); Head Cold (f; PH2; PHR); Hemoptysis (f; DEM); Hepatosis (f; HHB); Immunodepression (1; FAD; PH2; PNC); Infection (f; PH2; PNC); Inflammation (f; DEM; FAD; JLH; PH2); Influenza (f; PHR); Leukorrhea (f; PHR); Leukemia (1; FNF); Lymphadenosis (f; PHR); Lymphoma (1; FNF); Malaria (f; MAD; PHR); Mastosis (f; PH2); Melanoma (1; FNF); Mucososis (f; PH2); Nephrosis (f; DEM); Neuroblastoma (1; FNF); Pharyngosis (f; PH2; PNC); Proctosis (f; MAD); Prolapse (f; MAD); Respirosis (f; PH2); Rheumatism (f; DEM); Scarlet Fever (f; MAD; PHR); Sore (f; DEM; FAD; PH2); Sore Throat (f; FAD; PH2); Sprain (f; DEM); Stomatosis (f; PHR); Swelling (f; JLH); Tonsilosis (f; PH2; PNC); Toothache (f; DEM; FAD); Tumor (1; FNF); Typhoid (f; PHR); Typhus (f; MAD; PHR); Vaginosis (f; PNC); VD (f; DEM); Vomiting (f; DEM); Whitlow (f; JLH); Wound (f; DEM; PHR).

Professional help should be sought as soon as the symptoms of postpartum depression are suspected, since postpartum depression can be extremely serious and dangerous for both mother and baby. Self mutilation and suicide, as well as serious harm and mortal injury to the baby, are not uncommon in critical cases of postpartum depression.

A low mood can be lifted with many herbs, but severe depression needs help from a health professional. If you try the measures below, either singly or in combination, and you do not get results within six weeks, seek advice from a herbalist or your GP. Depression is a complex disease and often herbs other than antidepressant ones are required. For instance, if your depression is related to your periods you may need herbs to balance your hormones, or if you feel down after having flu you will need herbs that boost your immune system.

A typical dose of 5-HTP for depression is 100 mg three times a day, starting at 25 or 50 mg and then working up. The full effects take about four weeks to develop, so be patient.