HEALTH

6 Herbs for Healing Depression

If you’re looking to spice up your life (pun intended), you might want to start incorporating these herbs into your diet!

The following six herbs have been used as natural remedies to help relieve stress and treat depression:

1. Basil

Holy Basil, orĀ Tulsi leaf in India, has a ton of benefits on the brain (to read more about ’em, go here) including improving concentration, stabilizing mood, and reducing cortisol (the stress hormone) levels. In Indian culture, especially, it is common to drink tea made from dried basil leaves to treat depression as well as other emotional balances.

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Rosetta is a Manhattan-born student currently living in Paris. She loves fashion, traveling, and all things kale. She's adopted the Parisian street style, yet stayed in-touch with her New York roots; she can be spotted wearing all black with a green color pop from holding her cold-pressed juice. Her religion is coconut oil and she's married to almond butter.

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