Cigarette causes lot of problems and changes to the body as it contains nicotine which is addictive in nature. The nicotine stimulates different parts of the brain and gives a feeling of pleasure in the nervous system. The production of adrenaline and the blood pressure increases which affects the normal temperature of the body and some of the hormones in the body. These bad changes are what a smoker says is giving him/her pleasure.
Once you are under the habit of smoking it becomes difficult for you to quit it as nicotine creates addiction which when stopped give rise to anger, anxiety and frustration among the smokers. Although it is hard to get rid of cravings of cigarette but everyday lot of people quit this habit by adopting various measures. Some of the measures that we will give you are all herbal and safe to use.
Effective Herbal Remedies To Quit Smoking
St. John’s Wort
St.John’s wart herb has anti-depressant properties. This herb breaks the craving of nicotine in the body and the frequency of smoking decreases. This herb gives result after 2-3 weeks so you should start taking it when you have make up your mind to quit smoking.St.John wart supports the weary nerves.
It is available in the form of capsules, tea and tincture in various drug stores. The directions for use are given on the covering and it should be used only as advised.
Avena sativa is obtained from Wild oat plant. This herb also reduces the cravings for nicotine. It is used as an ingredient in many medicines of restlessness and fatigue. It has very good calming properties. It is available in the form of capsule and tincture in the drug stores. The package instructions should be followed properly before its use. The use of this herb in the form of liquid tincture is the best. The abhorrent reactions of this herb are rarely found.
Lobelia herb is very good to use and it can substitute nicotine with no damaging effect. Lobelia herb relaxes the mind and body in the same way as nicotine does. It will not make you addictive to this herb. It is available in the form of dried and liquid extract. The liquid extract is easy to take.
Add some drops of the liquid extract into the water and it is ready for drinking. The lobelia contains lobeline which is not recommended for people suffering from heart diseases and hypertension. The pregnant women and lactating mothers are also advised not to take this herb. The lobelia should be used when you have stop smoking but are getting cravings for smoking. It is advised to avoid taking lobelia if you are still under the habit of smoking as the combination of this herb and nicotine will heap on the side effects of the nicotine.
The herb Gotu kala is very good to fight with the side effects of the smoking. This herb improves the memory power of the smoker as nicotine lowers the memory power.
The blood circulation is also improved in the body with the help of this herb and when the blood circulation is proper then the damage to the brain and body due to smoking will be minimized. The Gotu Kola should be taken in appropriate quantity as suggested by the naturopaths.
This herb is very good for chain smokers. It suppresses the desire of smoking in the smokers. This herb also helps to lower the body weight as it contains hydroxycitric acid which has very good fat burning properties.
Mimosa is a non-addictive herb which gives relief from the anxiety and stress that comes after quitting smoking. Some of the people start smoking again after quitting it as they face lot of fatigue and anxiety afterwards.
This herb helps to give relief from such symptoms. Mimosa can be taken in the form of tea or capsules. Mimosa tea is produced in a huge amount in Mexican and Brazilian countries.
Korean Ginseng is a natural herb to stop stress and anxiety. This herb can be taken in the form of capsule or tincture. It gives calming and soothing effect to the body and helps the people to fight with the depression that occurs after giving up smoking.
Crave RX herb is available in dry and liquid from. The liquid form can be mixed with water and can be taken as this herb helps to avoid the weight gain due to smoking.
Passion Flower helps to relax the body of the irritation and anxiety that comes up as a result of stop smoking. Passion Flower can be kept in your bedroom or living room.
Clove oil helps to minimize the cravings of the cigarette. Whenever you want to smoke then put one drop of clove oil on the back part of the tongue. This technique will help you to quit smoking.
Peppermint leaves helps to detoxify the body.The cravings are reduced with the help of peppermint leaves. The peppermint leaves can be chewed or you can take it in candy form whenever the desire for smoking comes.
Ginger is very good at the time when you are withdrawing yourself from cigarette smoking. Ginger helps in improving the digestion and give relief from the nausea that sometimes occur due to the withdrawal of nicotine.
Burdock root helps in making the blood free from all the toxic chemical and compounds released by the nicotine. It releases nicotine out of the nervous system and the urge to smoke decreases.
This herb is the native of Europe and Asia. This herb is available in many forms like capsule, dried powder or in combination with other herbs.
This herb is used to satisfy the urge to smoke when you have stop smoking. This herb should be used only after you have given up smoking. The flowers of this herb can be chewed. It is available in the form of powder and capsule.
Caution: Please use Remedies after Proper Research and Guidance. You accept that you are following any advice at your own risk and will properly research or consult healthcare professional.