Stress is one of the great evils of this time that affects a large part of the world's population due to the fast-paced and demanding lifestyle that we lead.
It is common for us to feel stressed in problematic situations, but the A problem is generated when we are subjected to that senzación frequently and for long periods of time.
When this happens, a whole series of alterations take place in the body, both in the body and in the mind. If you don't stop in time, the consequences can be serious for your health.
One of the great risks that stress entails has to do with its consequences in the medium and long term. It becomes a factor that encourages and intensifies other mental and physical pathologies. Much of today's illnesses such as heart problems, depression, etc. they are caused by permanent stress.
How to relieve stress?
Stress first affects the nervous system, but there are some medicinal plants that provide a "soothing" effect.
The Mexican Academy of Neurology published a study showing that some herbs are suitable for relieving stress, anxiety and nervousness.
The way to consume these herbs is by preparing an infusion and having a cup before bed to have a positive effect.
Some of the plants for stress relief are:
- Grass of San Juan
- Melissa (Melisa)
To prepare an infusion with any of these herbs, heat water and before boiling it is removed from the heat. It is added at the rate of a handful of herbs per liter of water. Let it rest for about 5 minutes, strain and serve.
It is not necessary to sweeten the preparation, these herbs have a pleasant taste. But if you like, you can use honey, stevia or muscabo sugar (whole cane)
The infusion can be kept in the refrigerator for up to three days, it is recommended to drink warm or hot and not take more than 4 cups a day.