Depression self-help should be undertaken carefully, as controversy surrounds some home remedies for depressive episodes. Evidence supporting depression self-help techniques is often limited in scope and inconclusive. While home remedies for depression may offer some benefit in mild cases of depression, moderate to severe depressive episodes are serious medical conditions that require treatment by professional mental health practitioners.
Types of depression
Types of depression are:-
Manic Depressive Disorder
Causes of Depression
Following are the major depression causes:
Prolonged periods of anxiety and tension
Excessive and indiscriminate use of drugs
Unsatisfaction regarding money, family, sex
Fail to achieve career goals
Jealously also leads to depression
Symptoms of Depression
Patient suffering from depression loose charm in life, loss his sense, feel tired and jaded, stay extremely upset and dull, avoid mixing and communicating with other people, feel restless, finds trouble in sleeping, unwillingness to eat, feels frustrated and gets irritated very easily, become violent or may start crying, feel physically and mentally weak and inferior from others. So these are some of the common symptoms of depression
Natural Home Remedies for Depression
Following are some of the effective home remedies for depression:
Drink apple juice daily. It is an effective nerve tonic and recharge the nerves with new energy and life
Drink ginger tea (1/2 to 1 teaspoon of ginger powder steeped in hot water) twice a day. It has good results in the treatment for depression
Prepare a tea by boiling 1 cup of water with powder of 2 green cardamoms seeds. Add sugar and drink this 2 times a day. It is also good home remedy for depression
Eat cashew nut daily. It helps in fighting with depression and nervous weakness
Prepare a tea by adding 1/4-teaspoon tulsi and 1/2 teaspoon of sage per cup of hot water. Drink it twice a day
Add a handful of fresh Rose petals to a cup of boiling water. Add sugar and drink it to avoid depression and relax your mind
Diet is one of the more powerful remedies for mild depression. Poor eating habits can have a big impact on the emotional state. Replacing junk food and other sources of empty calories will often help to improve the general outlook, while providing needed energy for the body to function at a higher level of efficiency.
Along with junk food, limit or abstain from alcohol consumption. Try to limit your intake of foods with that are high in cholesterol and carbohydrates, so that you keep your daily intake within reason. Increasing your intake of chicken, fish, and green leafy vegetables such as kale, spinach, and collards will provide nutrition that supports a healthy body, and in turn promotes a good mental outlook.
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