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3 herbs for strengthening your nerves

3 herbs for strengthening your nerves

According to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders, an estimated 20 million people in the United States have some form of peripheral neuropathy, a condition that develops as a result of damage to the peripheral nervous system. Some of the symptoms vary depending on whether motor, sensory, or autonomic nerves are damaged. Motor nerves control voluntary movement of muscles such as those used for walking, grasping things, or talking. But, there is a way to tackle nerve damage by using herbs for strengthening your nerves.


Neuropathic pain is a complex, chronic pain state accompanied by tissue injury and nerve damage, and while modern treatments consist of administering synthetic drugs to the patient, there are other undesirable side effects. So, if you are experiencing neurophatic pain, you want to try consuming using herbs for strengthening your nerves. The herbs that are ideal for promotion of nerve health are called as nervine herbs, which are herbs that specifically help support the nervous system.

There are many types of nervine herbs for strengthening your nerves, some of which include: chamomile, skullcap and valerian.


The flowers of chamomile contain flavonoids which possess anti-inflammatory and antiphlogistic properties A study in human volunteers demonstrated that chamomile flavonoids and essential oils penetrate below the skin surface into the deeper skin layers, which may help relief Trigeminal neuralgia, which is an excruciating facial pain caused by an inflammation, injury or compression of the trigeminal nerve in the face.


Herbalists report that Skullcap is tonic, nervine, and antispasmodic. it has proved especially useful in chorea, convulsions, tremors, intermittent fever, neuralgia, and many nervous affections. In delirium tremens, an infusion drank freely will soon produce a calm sleep. People suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder may also benefit from consuming skullcap.

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Valerian is reported to be a herb hat may be beneficial for stopping your chronic nerve pain, because it is a relaxing nervine, antispasmodic and anticonvulsant that is helpful for treating restlessness, hysteria, emotional stress, insomnia, anxiety, nervous palpitations, shingles, backaches and pain. Valerian root is also considered treatment option for fibromyalgia.

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