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Herbal Remedies - Depression

Depression can sometimes be a natural occurrence to a very bad situation i.e the death of a relative. In this situation it is considered normal to go through a depressive state for a period of time. However a person suffering form a depressive state requiring medical attention often has persistent depressive feelings for no apparent reason, these may include :-

  • Feelings of worthlessness
  • An inability to cope with general day to day tasks
  • Feelings of hopelessness
  • Suicidal feelings

Depression itself is a very common disorder & todays often hectic pace of life doesn't help matters, there are however numerous ways for depression to be treated form various prescribed antidepressant drugs through to herbal remedies.

St Johns Wort

Clinical trials have shown this herb to be excellent for mild to moderate depression.Tincture format gives speedy results, but allow one to four weeks for full effect.

Severe or ongoing depression must always be treated by a Healthcare Professional.

Passiflora Gently calming for states of depression combined with anxiety