Homeopathic Remedies To Help You Manage Stress, Before Stress Manages You

Stress seems to be a normal part of life, and according to some experts, in just the right amounts stress can be motivating and possibly good for us.  But too much stress can lead to anxiety, depression and other emotional and physical issues.  The trick is to manage stress before it manages you.  One of the best pieces of advice I've heard, was to step away from the TV and 24 hour news cycle, take a walk and breath in some fresh air.  This works for many of us, but some of us can still use a little help from homeopathic remedies.

Because homeopathic remedies are natural and worry free, you can call on these specially formulated nerve remedies anytime to minimize the effects of stress and steady your nerves.  As everyone's nerves respond differently to stress, each of these offers a unique range of  homeopathic support so you can calm the stormy sea of nervous tension.

Tranquilizer #74

Growing nerves, aging nerves, grieving, angry, tired and sleepless nerves, will all love this gentle calming remedy. Each of its ingredients contributes support for specific symptoms: Kali phos, the nerve nutrient cell salt, calms sore, sad or jittery nerves aggravated by mental or physical stress. Ignatia relieves nerves frayed by emotional stress due to grief, breakups, anger, jealousy or sadness. Agnus castus is called in to lighten the nerves and sadness that can haunt the weary. This simple solution can help take the weight off of life at any age.

Homeopathic Ingredients: Agnus castus, Ignatia, Kali phos

Anxiety/Depression #304

From stage fright to homesickness, this remedy offers comprehensive stress support. When it's your turn at the podium, this combination can be a great companion whether your restless nerves dull your wits and give you butterflies or the apprehension makes you certain that you will fail. When grief or homesickness strike, it can help keep nerves from becoming too agitated or fatigued. For pain, fears, sadness, or other stresses, it has bolstering support, and can also help you combat irritability, anger, forgetfulness, lowering spirits, heavy fatigue, sleeplessness and hypersensitivities.

Homeopathic Ingredients: Agnus cast, Gelsemium, Ignatia, Kali phos, Lycopodium, Passiflora

Nervousness #4

Whether stress, fear, grief, disappointment, homesickness, or illness tax the nervous system, Nervousness #4 is specially designed to step in before nerves spiral out of control. When touchy irritability, listless indifference or stubborn disobedience dominate, its natural balancing support can prove highly beneficial, especially if debility, growth or hormonal changes contribute.

Homeopathic Ingredients: Cinchona, Ignatia, Kali phos, Phosphoricum acidum


As one of the key ingredients in each of these homeopathic combinations, it's worth saying a few extra words about Ignatia.  Whether natural to the individual or induced by emotional stress, the individuals who need Ignatia’s support the most are sensitive, idealistic, sometimes secretive. Their moods may alternate frequently - tears turning to laughter and back again. They may internalize their feelings so well that only their sighs let you know what is beneath the surface. Over time, they can become very defensive, touchy, suspicious, jealous and even rude. The line between Nat mur and Ignatia for grief and suppressed feelings is narrow. One way to tell the difference is their response to sympathy, Nat mur may resent it, while Ignatia just prefers to be alone. Ignatia should be considered first when overwhelmed by recent grief.  Isn’t it fitting that such an emotionally stabilizing plant is the namesake of the patron saint of ‘spiritual retreats and exercises’ who introduced it to Europe from the Philippines?

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