Natural Remedies For Social Anxiety
If you are familiar at all with the natural health movement you are probably aware that many ailments can be treated effectively without resorting to using potentially dangerous drugs and chemicals. Social Anxiety disorder is no different. Mainstream Doctors and therapists don’t often share this information with their clients, but the truth is that there are natural remedies that can help not only make social anxiety more manageable but even help cure it.
These shouldn’t be considered stand-alone measures, but when combined with the other methods shared here in our Guide they can be an absolutely huge help.
Results vary by individual and, of course, always be sure that you aren’t allergic or ultra-sensitive to any of the items below before taking full doses.
Some Natural Remedies For Social Anxiety
Popular root native to the Pacific islands, Kava and Kava-extracts are known to have a calming effect minus the problems associated with narcotics. Mild and non-addictive Kava gives many people relief from social anxiety as well as other problems like insomnia. Use in moderation as tolerance is known to quickly build up with daily use.
B vitamins are probably the most popular and widely used remedy for social anxiety disorder. Supplementing with B vitamins has been shown in studies (and real world experience) to promote emotional calmness and stability. Often very high doses are used – a testament to B vitamins overall safety.
St Johns Wort.
St John’s Wort is such a powerful treatment for anxiety and depression in some countries this herb is considered a prescription drug. St John’s Wort should always be treated with respect and only sourced from reputable supplement companies as there has been reports of inferior products out on the market looking to cash in on its top-notch reputation.
Potassium deficiency is known to aggravate anxiety and feelings of depression. Taking a potassium supplement or eating potassium-rich foods (like bananas) can counteract this, This is especially important in hot climates or for those who are involved in athletic activities. Sweating can cause potassium depletion!
A healthy treat that natural health experts credit as an anti-depressant. Some recommend adding a bit of organic honey and nutmeg to a glass of orange juice first thing in the morning. Many swear by it.
Almond Milk and Almond Butter. Almonds are a healthy food that have been shown to have a natural calming effect. Versatile and easy to incorporate into a diet (as long as no nut allergies are present) almonds, almond milk and almond butter are all great options for the person combating Social Anxiety disorder.
Don’t forget a solid healthy diet is a must when we are fighting Social Anxiety disorder. These remedies on top of it can truly speed up the healing process and give us more emotional freedom and freedom to act. A few good Guide books on diet and exercise can become almost as valuable to your progress as anything else. The old adage a “healthy body leads to a healthy mind” is not just some cliche. It’s solid advice that should be taken to heart.