Mental Wellness Tea
Mental Wellness Demanding careers, tight schedules, and events that drain your emotions can leave you anxious, depressed, and lacking energy. Herbs can often make a marked difference, but be sure to follow all safety recommendations and never stop taking a prescription abruptly or without your doctor’s knowledge. St. John’s Wort Tea Makes 1 cup Though simple and straightforward, this remedy is an excellent one for anxiety and minor depression. If tea isn’t for you, find a high-quality St. John’s wort supplement and take it as directed. 1 cup boiling water 1 teaspoon dried St. John’s wort Pour the boiling water into a large mug. Add the St. John’s wort, cover the mug, and allow the tea to steep for 10 minutes. Relax and drink the tea slowly while inhaling the steam. Repeat up to two times per day. Precautions Do not take St. John’s wort if you take monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI) or selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) pharmaceuticals.