Thursday, July 18, 2013

Remedy #136 Hops, a Treatment for Anxiety

You've probably heard of hops, as it's used in brewing beer. However, hops powder is derived from a plant. In fact, the dried, flowering part of the plant has medicinal properties. It's used to improve high cholesterol, bladder infections, intestinal cramps, sleep disorders, ADHD, irritability and anxiety. In addition, it's also used for cancers like breast cancer and ovarian cancer.

How does it help treat anxiety? There's a sedative compound in hops called volatile oil that helps relieve anxiety. You can get it as an extract or tincture. Click here for the most popular supplement of hops on Amazon.