Herbal remedies are the best option for irritability, because they are very much effective in the treatment of the irritability.
As stated by Phyllis Balch, who is the author of “Prescription for Herbal Healing”, people under stress has been using chamomile to calm irritability. The author suggests using essential oil of chamomile in aromatherapy, because inhaling the volatile oils of chamomile helps in lowering the stress hormone levels. Chamomile can also be taken in the form of tea or in the form of capsules. This can be prepared only from the flowers of German chamomile, or Chamomile recutita.
Passionflower helps to solve the problem of rattled nerves and gives a lot of relief in case of muscle tension. Passion flower also helps a lot in the problem of sleeplessness which causes nervous tension.
As stated by The National Institutes of Health, passionflower is able in relieving all psychiatric disorders related to irritability. If you are taking monoamine oxidize, then passionflower should not be taken without consulting your physician.
The islanders of the South Pacific have used kava kava for a thousand of years for its soothing effects. It was used frequently as a drink which was served during meetings for the resolution of conflicts between different parties. This herbal remedy gives relaxation. It does not have any side effects. It can affect your liver adversely, if you are taking this with other medicines or if you consume alcohol in large amounts or if you have a liver disease.
Lemon balm is also called as Melissa offficinalis. It is citrus-scented and it is an affiliate of the family of the mint.
It is an out-dated remedy which was used in case of muscle strain and insomnia. It has the best calming effect.
The eastern country has been using this drug for many years. It is used to cure injuries, skin problems and various respiratory problems. As stated by the University of Maryland Medical Centre, gotu kola contains the compounds called “triterpenoids” which helps in relieving from irritability. You can consume this in the form of tea or capsules. For treating irritability higher dose is recommended.
This herb grows in icy regions. Russia, Scandinavia and the Rocky Mountains of the United States are the icy regions in which this herb grows.
It is used for the treatment of depression and disorders of the nervous system. This is one of the best treatments that a patient suffering from irritability should opt for. For best results 340mg per day should be taken which should be continued for 10 weeks.
The herb holy basil is also called as Ocimum sanctum. It is valued for its best healing properties. It gives better relief from anxiety. Best results are obtained when 500mg of capsule supplements are taken two times per day. You can also take this in the form of tea and you can also grow this herb in your garden.