Saturday, June 11, 2005

Natural Remedies for Depression

  1. B vitamins—richly supplied in brown rice and beans; also in brewer’s yeast
  2. Vinegar—ideally unpasteurized
  3. Apple, especially green organic (avoid "Delicious" variety non-organic apples)
  4. Cabbage, especially in the form of unpasteurized sauerkraut
  5. Blue green algae (Aphanizomenon flos-aquae)
  6. Exercise—very effective if practiced daily
  7. Meditation—very effective once skill is gained
  8. Avoid peanuts, pork, margarine, bad fats, deep fried foods, refined foods, overeating, late-night eating and too much saturated fat
  9. Essential oils: Peppermint, spearmint, lavender, ylang ylang, grapefruit, clary sage, melissa; take in 1 drop doses daily in water or 1 teasp olive oil
  10. Herbs in teas, pills, capsules, and extracts:
  • mints of all kinds
  • chamomile
  • St. Johnswort
  • citrus peel
  • licorice root
  • lemon balm leaf (sour, spicy, cool)
  • saffron (spicy, sweet, bitter, neutral)

For more information on how you can combat depression naturally, you can contact Holistic Health Counselor, Charita Singh for a free 1 hour health consultation. See how one conversation can change your life.

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