Herbal support for the nervous system that includes an overview of how the stress response (HPA & SAS) can result in feelings of hopelessness, fear and anxiety. Followed by review of six nervine relaxants (chamomile, blue vervain, passionflower, linden, skullcap, valerian) with specific dosage strategies for their use for stress management throughout the day, suggestions for improving sleep quality, and more.
Patricia Kyritsi Howell, RH (AHG) is a clinical herbalist, teacher and the author of Medicinal Plants of the Southern Appalachians. She is founder & director of the BotanoLogos School of Herbal Studies and serves at Herbalist in Residence at the Foxfire Museum and Heritage Center in Rabun County, Georgia.
Recorded on July 29, 2020