Characteristic Remedies for Depression? A number of studies suggest that certain remedies offer real benefits that can change the way depression intrinsically feels.
Depression is a very personal, intense, and confusing feeling. You can feel like the world is out of your control, and there is no person, place, or thing that can bring you back to a place of peace.
Here is a list of natural substances that may be able to benefit our biochemistry and neurotransmitters, and amend nutrient deficiencies.
Saffron is a spice derived from the flower of Crocus sativus, and has been found to be an effective treatment for mild to moderate depression.
Lavender is a small aromatic evergreen shrub of the mint family, and its aroma has been linked to a multitude of health benefits, including its ability to treat insomnia and depression.
Lion’s Mane mushroom is a nontoxic medicinal and culinary mushroom believed to help in the reduction of depression and anxiety.
This quercetin-rich vegetable was found, in a rat behavioral model of depression, to have an antidepressant-like effect.
Rhodiola rosea is a perennial flowering plant in the family Crassulaceae that has been found effective in the treatment of mild to moderate depression.
St. John’s Wort
St. John’s Wort is a flowering plant in the family Hypericaceae that has been found to have a cortisol-reducing effect in the brain which may have an anti-depressive effect.