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Four favorite herbs used for relaxation and home remedies with proven results

Rosemary from the garden
Rosemary from the garden
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We all love to be soothed, comforted, and relaxed. With natural grown herbs we can have that and much more.

Nature produces some of the most amazing natural remedies through the herbs and flowers that grow around our homes and gardens every day. Knowing how to use them and which one's are the best to use for particular situations is key to producing the best results.

Word of warning: As with any drug or natural herb always consult your physician before adding to your daily dosage of supplements. Remember to always read your warning labels.

Rosemary from the garden
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Rosemary from the garden

Rosemary – You'll find this herb at most every garden gate and in almost every kitchen. It is a beautiful and fragrant perennial herb with dark green leaves and purple flowers. Rosemary if infused in a cup of water can assist with vertigo, dizziness, colds and flu, aides in liver disease and is most known for it's aromatherapy properties and delicious taste. It has healing properties as a natural antibiotic and has analgesic properties for assistance with backache's if used with and essential oil and massaged into the skin.

Soothing Chamomile Tea
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Soothing Chamomile Tea

Chamomile – Calming and soothing, this herb is the best for getting a tranquil nights sleep if enjoyed as a bedtime tea. It is recommended to improve overall good health and is considered to be one of the safest and most effective herbs you can use. Chamomile has been used to help with restful sleep, Migraines, depression, and used in the bath will improve the look and feel of your skin.

Romantic Jasmine
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Romantic Jasmine

Jasmine – Vibrant and sensual, this flower from the Orient ignites feelings of passion, hidden desires, and sexual energy. It is soothing and lifts the spirit. Jasmine is known for calming and soothing agitation, encourages confidence, and for centuries has been used by midwives to aide in contractions and bringing on an easier childbirth. It is used in massage therapy and helps to soothe the nerves.

Healing Lavender
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Healing Lavender

Lavender – Relaxing to our nasal cavity and our brain, Lavender is another favorite. Extracted from the actual flower lavender oil is wonderful as an antiseptic and for the cleaning of scrapes or cuts. Lavender is an herb richly used in tinctures, essential oils, and as a soothing holistic aromatherapy aide. Lavender used in a sleep pillow will encourage relaxing and restful sleep while promoting healthy dreams, healthy REM sleep and brain activity.