Suppose you are studying for your Bachelor’s final exams when all of a sudden you feel severe headache, it’s definitely your worst one yet, and to make matters worse, you’ve only an hour ago picked the book. It’s probably from going over all those problems in the small print of your textbook. The test is tomorrow and cannot be postponed and same seems to be true for the pain in your head. It becomes so unbearable that the only way known to make it go away is to go to bed. But, in the back of your mind, you know that you haven’t finished studying yet and if you go to bed now, you’ll definitely get the marks for cleanliness in test. This problem may sound familiar to some people? How many of us can say that after continuously studying, our head starts to clobber? Well, indeed there must be a solution to combat such situations. There is a new way, which studies are showing that can relieve your headaches, lower your stress levels, and actually helps you relax more.
The ultimate way to ward off these problems is by the use of herbs. Herbs aren’t just used for cooking. Herbs can be used to treat various types of problems, there are some definite ways in which herbs are used to apply and prepare them. When it comes to what problems herbs can be used for, there are so many. There exist common problems that teenagers nowadays suffer from. These comprise headaches, body stress, body ache acne, colds symptoms, and depression. These kinds of problems usually occur around finals, flu season, and just out of the blue. Also, as teens get older, they have more freedom and would hate to be stuck in the house sick or with a terrible headache when a massive party is going on. Now, teens won’t have to make their parents spend considerable amount for medicine that taste disgusting and takes days to make them feel better. They can just use different types of herbal treatments that aren’t that hard to make and can make the pain go away faster.
There are over 100 herbs commonly used, and not all of them are used for the same problems. When it comes to headaches, the most known herbs used to make them go away are betony, willow, and lavender. Some types of herbs used for mental stress are St. John’s Wort, Catnip, and Suma. Although St. John’s Wort is used for stress, it’s also been known to be used for depression. Another herb used for depression is False Unicorn. Beside headaches, stress, and depression, another problem teenagers have is acne. Common herbs used for that are Garlic and Cabbage. The most usual problem that teens have all the time is the common cold. The most known herbs for that are Echinacea, Bayberry, and Cinnamon.
The most common ways of applying herbs is by compress, which means to soak a cloth in the herb solution, and then apply it directly to the skin. Oils are another common application of herbs. They can be used as inhalants, in teas, and commonly used for massages. Although you can use herbs externally, you can also you them internally. Some herbs are ground into a powder and then are put into tablet from. Capsule and tablets are generally used for no longer than six months at a time.
Although these herbs may have some small side efforts when taking them, it’s a small percentage of that actually happening. The only real problem is that people who use them could develop cancer. There are lots of herbs commonly used, so if an herbal treatment you try doesn’t work, you can always find a different herb for that treatment. Also, since there are so many herbs, don’t just focus on one particular one, and make sure that you find a few that you’ve heard a lot about. Finally, always check with your doctor on whether or not you picked a good herbal treatment to try and see what he suggests.