These magic herbs can manage your social media anxiety: Here's the list

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New Delhi : Can you imagine a day without checking your social media account? Well, with the rise of social networking over Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and alike, we have become an active social butterfly. We are almost addicted to our mobile phone and we feel uneasy if we don’t check the notifications every half-an-hour. This creeping feeling is nothing but an indication that we are at the risk of depression and anxiety. 

According to a new San Francisco State University study, the addiction of smartphones is not much different from that of substance abuse. The overuse of smartphones may begin forming neurological connections in the brain in ways similar to how opioid addiction is experienced by people taking Oxycontin for pain relief, revealed the researchers. 

The study led by San Francisco State students revealed, that students who overused their phones reported higher levels of feeling isolated, lonely, depressed and anxious.

Latest report by World Health Organisation (WHO) indicates that by 2030, depression will be the leading cause of disability worldwide. While depression and anxiety need immediate medical attention we bring to you some Ayurvedic home remedies which can help you get rid of daily depression. 

Take a look at the herbs which can do magic during your hours of depression.

Ashwangandha: It is believed to relieve stress and anxiety due to the presence of active compounds like steroidal lactones, saponins, alkaloids and withanolides that provide antidepressant, anti-inflammatory and anti-anxiety properties. These properties help in reducing stress caused by emotional and physical fatigue. 

Brahmi: This herb is an age old remedy for curing stress. Brahmi acts as an adaptogen to help the body adapt to new or stressful situations. When consumed, it is believed to increase the serotonin levels in the brain that help the mind keep calm and give relief from anxiety and nervousness.

Jatamansi: This magical herb helps in curing insomnia and other sleeping disorders. It is also known for its anti depressant, anti-stress and anti-fatigue properties. The roots of jatamansi are used for the medicinal purposes in Ayurveda which are known to give a therapeutic effect to mood swings and stress disorders. 

Pudina: Also known as peppermint, it is a traditional remedy to cure nervous system disorders due to the presence of menthol as it helps calm the frazzled nerves and has a cooling effect. It is loaded with vitamin A and C, minerals including magnesium, manganese, calcium, iron, folate, copper and potassium 

There are many beneficial uses these precious herbs and the best way is to use them as tea, oils and massage cream which can be used regularly for outstanding effects