How To Calm And Soothe A Nervous Stomach
Stress is a normal part of most everyone's day to day life. Because of this it's just a fact of life that we have to deal with, unfortunately some of us have more problems dealing with this stress than others.
Of course the best cure for a nervous would be to get rid of all the stress in your life. But for most of us that's just not possible, after all who do you know that has a completely stress free life?
And some people might say that you just need to deal with your problems, but yet again that's a little easier said than done. Because there are just some things that are out of your control.
Stress can affect so many different aspects of your life and in the long run if left untreated it can also take its toll on your health. But that doesn't necessarily mean that you have to run out and get a prescription. In fact there are several natural ways that work really well to calm a nervous stomach, without having to resort to medication.
Herbs For A Nervous Stomach
One way to calm your nervous stomach is by using herbs, which can provide a gentle and effective way to treat your nervous stomach.
Peppermint has long been used to treat upset stomachs and what could be more soothing after a long stressful day than a nice cup of peppermint tea. And if you don't care for tea you could always try dabbing a little diluted peppermint oil onto your wrists or forehead to breathe in the soothing aroma.
Chamomile which is another natural treatment for upsets stomach is also available as a tea, extract or in capsule form.
Valerian which is also used as a sleep aid is another safe and natural way to treat a nervous stomach.
The root of the Kava Kava plant which has been used as an effective treatment for stress is available as a tea, extract, powder or in capsule form. I've used Kava Kava during very stressful times and found it to settle my stomach done like nothing else I've ever used. It can also be helpful for someone suffering from IBS. One word of advice though the powder and extract can be a little strong tasting so you might want to try either the capsule or tea form of Kava Kava.
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