Herbal Teas

Cedar Branch An abundance of stress relief can be found in plants, either grown or wild-harvested, that can be made into herbal infusions or teas. Some good plants to try are Chamomile, Lemon Balm, Cat Nip, Lavendar, Mint, and Cedar.

Peppermint this aromatic tea works well to reduce stress and relieves you from anxiety. The menthol contained in peppermint is a natural muscle relaxant. Drinking peppermint tea will help you have an overall calm. Because of the relaxing effect of peppermint tea and its lack of caffeine, it makes a wonderful tea to drink before going to bed. It will help you have a peaceful sleep, just what you need after a crazy day.
Warning! Pregnant women must avoid drinking it as it may increase the risk of miscarriage.
Chamomile tea not only reduces stress and anxiety, but it also helps treat insomnia. Just like peppermint tea, chamomile tea has great benefits in relaxing the muscles and reducing irritability.
Lemon Balm
Lemon Balm is a calming herb that belongs to the mint family. No wonder it has a natural mint flavor with a slight taste of lemon. It reduces the stress hormone called cortisol and relaxes the body without causing drowsiness. It also helps to elevate the mood.