From our list of herbs and spices, the following are recommended for Seasonal affective disorder:
- St. Johns wort
Natural Cures and Remedies for Seasonal affective disorder
As most women feel tension arising from chronic constipation it is essential to treat this condition first. In constipation, the putrefying faecal matter may be reabsorbed into the bloodstead, and the same blood, if supplied to the brain, will cause gradual enervation. Constipation can be relieved by a lukewarm water enema and liberal intake of seasonal fruits and vegetables and simple fibrous meals.
Aggravating Factors – Numerous environmental factors can cause exacerbations of FMS symptoms and these include changes in the weather, cold or drafty environments, seasonal changes, hormonal fluctuations of the body, menstrual and menopausal hormonal changes, distress, depression, anxiety, the onset of other illnesses, and over-exertion.
St. Johns wort
Breakfast :- Fresh fruits such as apple, orange, banana, grapes, or any available seasonal fruits, a cup of butter-milk or unpasteurised milk and a handful of raw nuts or a couple of tablespoons of sunflower and pumpkin seeds.
Even better, you can put the dry herbs in a paper bag and then put this in another container that can be tightly closed: a tin, glass jar or plastic bag that can be sealed. Such storage gives the herbs the chance to breathe and at the same time minimises the effect of seasonal changes in temperature and humidity. Keep the container in a dry cupboard or a drawer.
Second, it is important to dampen the immune response to unavoidable triggers (e.g., seasonal pollen allergies). And third, it would be ideal to normalize the immune response to inflammation triggers. The second and third approaches rely chiefly on dietary changes and nutritional supplements, and these approaches are discussed in depth in later chapters.
Soothes allergies Goldenrods a?nity for the respiratory tract helps with old stuck conditions after colds and flus by moving things up and out. Goldenrod is also a good option to consider for allergies that are a?ecting the lungs. Some use an infusion of goldenrod as an eye wash for itchy, swollen, and painful eyes a?ected by seasonal particulates.