Depression Remedies

Depression Remedies

Depression is a state of not feeling good and becoming more tensed. This condition may last for weeks and you may lose interest in work and in your surroundings. You may also have less appetite and sleep.

Depression restrict you from doing normal things and all together it may give you a negative effect. Rather than physical problems it may cause psychological problems. The major causes for depression includes hormonal changes, certain medications,  monotonous life style, stress, certain illness etc. You can treat your depression problems by yourself with certain home remedies.

Remedies for Depression

Licorice Tea

Make a tea with licorice and drink almost three cups of this tea daily. This may help you to avoid depression.

Rose Petals

Mix 15 gram of rose petals with 250 milliliter of boiling water. Replace coffee or tea with this drink.  This may help you to ward off your depression.


Asparagus roots are found to have good effect on curing depression. This highly  nutritious root may act as a perfect tonic for nerves and brain. You have to take two grams of powdered asparagus root daily.

Omega 3 fatty Acid

Omega 3 fatty acid is also beneficial for treating depression as this good fat is essential for the well being of the brain functions. Capsules containing fish oils are considered to be a good source of omega 3 fatty acid.

Vitamin B

Include vegetables and fruits that are rich in vitamin B especially folic acid and B6. This is because B vitamins regulate the level of brain chemicals like norepinephrine and serotonin which in turn plays an important role in determining the mood of a person. Hence take more green vegetables, whole grains, fish, egg etc.


Magnesium is essential for the production of serotonin which is a mood regulator. Magnesium can also help you to avoid stress. Hence include foods like nuts, legumes,  green vegetables, whole grains etc which are rich with magnesium.

Sage and Basil

Take a cup of boiling water and to this add half teaspoon sage and quarter teaspoon basil leaves. Keep it closed for some time and then drink this liquid twice a day. This may help you to get rid of your depression to a great extend.