Herbal Anti Anxiety: Hops
In the area of herbal anti anxiety medication, Hops has helped many with their symptoms. Hops is also known as Hop Strobile and European Hops
Hops can be found in Asia, Europe, and North America and grows as a flowering vine. Hops are the flowers of this plant.
Hops has been used for a variety of different things throughout the years: anxious feelings, difficulty sleeping, nervousness, restlessness, and overall tension.
How To Take Hops
Well, as a supplement, Hops is normally combined with other natural cures for anxiety such as Valerian Root, Passion Flower, and German Chamomile to boost its effect.
But it is also available as a tea extract and as a dry herb. The normal dose as a supplement for an adult is 100mg to 200 mg daily.
Does Hops have any side effects?
In clinical studies in adults, Hops has been shown to be a very safe and no drug-related adverse effects were seen. And when Hops is used for difficulty sleeping, it does not cause drowsiness the following morning.
As with any of the natural cures for anxiety, you will want to check with your doctor first before you take it, especially if you already take an anxiety medication.
I sincerely hope this has helped you in your understanding of Hops. There are also many other plants used as natural cures for anxiety,
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