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Home Remedies For Depression

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The stress in modern life is increasing and this is why the rate of depression is also increasing. There could be many reasons behind depression.

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Anything that throws one in grief could cause depression; for example, a sudden death of a loved one. In some cases, depression could just be genetic. For some, depression could be a result of some other illness.

Low blood pressure, lack of energy, feelings of sadness and loss, body aches, fatigue, lack of focus are just some of the symptoms.

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It is very important to visit a doctor to get the condition diagnosed. Now, let us discuss about some home remedies of depression.


Vitamin B

Eating foods rich in vitamin B may help. Eggs, bell peppers, spinach, cheese, turkey, fish and wholegrain contain vitamin B. Your brain needs certain nutrients to produce certain chemicals that keep your mood stable.



Consume a small quantity of Asparagus root powder which soothes the nerves and brain.


Green Tea

Green tea can also boost your mood. Drink it once or twice a day.


Water Melon

Water melon can prevent depression and also relieve certain symptoms of depression.



Consume an apple along with a cup of milk in which a few drops of honey are added. You will feel energetic.



Crush cardamom and add it to your tea. Its aroma and flavour can soothe your mood.


Rose Tea

Prepare rose tea by boiling the petals in water. Filter the water and dink it as a tea. It may help.



Banana can lift your mood as it can boost serotonin levels in your brain.



Cashew nuts can stimulate your nervous system and energise you. A handful of nuts occasionally can help cope up with the symptoms.



A pinch of nutmeg powder mixed in a spoon of amla juice can have a soothing effect. However, don't try this remedy frequently.


Loved Ones

Try to spend most of your time with loved ones. This will also make you feel good.



Visit a doctor frequently and get medical help. You can recover faster with the help of the medical assistance.

Story first published: Thursday, September 22, 2016, 8:15 [IST]
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