Anxiolytic herbs are those that help reduce anxiety. These are very commonly compared to nervines, herbs that calm the nervous system. Anxiety for most individuals is a reaction to a stressful situation that encompasses the desire to avoid the situation in one way or another. Relaxing the nervous system is one way to relieve anxiety. A second way is to strengthen and encourage the individual experiencing anxiety. Each individual needs different support in situations leading to anxiety. For support in finding the herbs that are right for your challenges seek a professional herbalist.
There is a reason that hops are in beer and people often drink beer to calm their nerves. Hops are a really relaxing and calming herb. The part of the plant used is called the strobile, which may look a bit like a flower if you are not into botany. If you did not know, hops…
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