Chinese Herbal Anxiety Medicine

Interested in Chinese herbal medicine for anxiety? Find out about the different herbal remedies that have been prescribed by Chinese medicine.

Anxiety is a problem that is generally very hard to diagnose and modern medicine has failed to provide a viable and safe solution to this problem. On the other hand Chinese herbal medicines have proven to be very effective for treating anxiety. The Chinese have made use of them for centuries but today they are becoming an alternative source of medicine on a global level.

The non toxic nature of Chinese herbal medicine has contributed to its popularity over time. This is especially true in current times where people are looking to avoid chemical medicines in order to be free from the risks of developing harmful side effects. There are a number of Chinese herbal medicines that have been developed for the purpose of treating anxiety and are readily available in the market today. Some of them are as follows:

Calm Spirit

As the names suggest this Chinese herbal formula has been construed to provide relief from various stress related emotions with anxiety being one of the major ones along with restlessness, anger and depression. Chinese medicine diagnosis this as heart yin deficiency and Calm Spirit has the power to replenish this deficiency. This same medicine is used for the purpose of treating insomnia, excessive sweating and memory related problems that occur due to stress.

The traditional formula Ding Xin Wan which is Heart Stabilizing Pills forms the basis for Calm Spirit. The special ingredients of this medicine will help to tonify heart Qi and Yin. The herbs used in this product include biota seeds, polygala roots, zizyphus seed, white peony root, ophiopogon tuber and codonsopsis root.

Schizandra Dreams

This herbal medicine is primarily prescribed to provide relief from anxiety and insomnia. The herbal formula has sedative properties which do not only enable you to sleep at night but also prevent day time agitation, palpitations and anxiety attacks. Schizandra dreams is also used to help in the case of substance withdrawal and can also help against sleep apnea. It is made using Schizandra fruit, mandarin essential oil, amber resin, oyster shell and valerian extract. The herbal remedy nourishes the heart and calms the spirit down.

Zizyphus Formula

This is one of the oldest Chinese herbal formulas prescribed for the purpose of providing relief against irritability, anxiety and insomnia. The cause of such disorders are attributed to heart, liver and blood deficiencies and the Zizyphus formula helps to replenish this depleted energy.

The herbal formula is made using Semen Zizyphi Spinosae, Rhizoma Anemarrhenae Asphodeloidis, Radix Glycyrrhizae Uralensis and Sclerotium Poriae Cocos Pararadicis.

St. John’s Seng

A Chinese herbal formula that has been used to provide relief against anxiety, depression, nervous exhaustion, phobia and palpitations.  Furthermore the same herbal formula is prescribed as a treatment for chronic fatigue, chronic viral syndromes, fibromyalgia and neuropathy. The formula makes use of the classic combination of Ginseng and longan along with which it has astragalus, polygala and vladimiria souliei.

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