Anxiety is an unpleasant emotion where there is often nervous behavior such as rumination, pacing back and forth, and somatic complaints. The affected individual will experience unpleasant feelings regarding anticipated events.
There is often a feeling of worry and uneasiness. Other associated symptoms include muscular tension, fatigue, restlessness, and issues with concentration. Stress hormones that are released during anxiety can impact bowel function and manifest as physical symptoms, contributing or exacerbating existing irritable bowel syndrome.
Anxiety is a normal part of life. However, it can sometimes become too much and start to have a negative impact on life. The following are some home remedies that may be beneficial for individuals with anxiety.
Home Remedy #1: Aromatherapy
Aromatherapy is a practice that uses aromatic and plant materials to produce smells that have been claimed to improve physical or psychological well-being. Aromatherapy is often offered as a form of alternative medicine or complementary therapy. Aromatherapists are individuals who specialize in aromatherapy and use essential oil blends that can be used in massage, water immersion, and inhalation.
Aromatherapy has been used as an effective home remedy to decrease stress and anxiety. There are some scents that do work better for some individuals and those interested can consider experimenting with different blends. Lavender has been shown to be especially helpful for those with anxiety.