Monday, 26 April 2010 22:24

Depression

Written by  Alex Sherman
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Depression is one of the most common disorders especially with technology literally speeding up the lives we lead. Stress, high anxiety, tension, and even vitamin deficiencies can lead to depression.

The symptoms of depression can include:

  • Loss of energy
  • Lack of interest
  • Sadness
  • Loss of appetite
  • Itching
  • Nausea
  • Aches and pains
  • indecisiveness

Rose

Mix 15 grams of rose petals with 250 ml of boiling water, let this cool and consume 3-4 times a week in place of coffee or tea.

Lemon Balm

The herb lemon balm is beneficial in so many ways, but in the treatment of fatigue and other ailments it is extremely beneficial. 

Simple mix 30 grams of the herb in half a liter of cool water, let stand for 12 hours. Once it has brewed you should strain it and consume in small doses throughout the day.

Vitamin B

A vitamin deficiency can cause many problems physically but most people do not know it can cause severe mental problems. Foods that are rich in vitamin B are great for mental health.

These foods include:

  • Wholegrains
  • Green vegetables
  • Eggs
  • Fish
  • Nuts and Seeds
  • Beans and Legumes

Cardamon

Cardamon is a great remedy for mental disorders. Simply add the powdered seeds to boiling water and/or tea that has been prepared in the normal way. The aroma is amazing and the benefits will begin to show once you have consumed daily for a couple of weeks.

Asparagus

Powdered asparagus root should be consumed daily. COmbine 2-3 grams of the powder to teas, food, or by itself with water. This is an excellent tonic for optimum mental health.

Cashew

These nuts are amazing for nervous disorders and mental disorders. They are rich in vitamin B, and riboflavin which help improve the nervous system and can even restore a loss in appetite.

Apples

Vitamin B, phosphorous, and potassium are all amazing substances that are all present in apples and work in a beautiful symbiotic relationship. We suggest consuming one apple in the morning and at night with honey and milk. 

Last modified on Monday, 28 March 2011 18:09
Alex Sherman

Alex Sherman

Alex was born and raised in the North Georgia mountains. At the age of 18 he started his own green maid service which soon found a new home in Atlanta, Georgia.

In 2009 he sold the company and founded the Green Life Pages to pursue his growing passion to educate others about sustainable living. The website's form soon began to change and is now a collaborative effort between Alex and a few friends (Kathleen & Sarah)  who are just as passionation about health and sustainability. 

Alex believes strongly in networking and education. Through both he believes we can achieve a greener, healthier, and more informed planet.

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