Patches, gums, hypnosis, prescription drugs with weird side effects; you may have tried some or all of these methods to stop smoking and yet you have not had lasting success. There are many obvious reasons to quit smoking that I don’t need to list here, but if you have finally decided that your time to quit is now, below is a list of some of the natural herbs that can help you quit smoking.
Depression is a common nicotine withdrawal symptom and can be alleviated by taking St. John’s Wort. This is an herb that helps to maintain serotonin levels in the brain, assisting the balance of your overall mood and feelings of well being.
Scuttelaria Laterifolia can help soothe the body and nervous system during the withdrawal period. Many smokers have reported physical withdrawl symptoms including jitters, sweats and anxiety when quitting. This herb can help relieve that.
Chromium Picolinate is a mineral that helps relieve the excessive hunger that causes weight gain during smoking by helping to balance the blood sugar levels in the body.
Many people who have quit report headaches and mood swings during the withdrawal. Kalium Phosphate is an herb that helps to calm the body and relieve these symptoms.
Gotu Cola can help relieve lack of focus or confusion that may result from the nicotine withdrawal. This herb helps to support the brain function and mental clarity.
If you are concerned about the nasty side effects that traditional quitting methods cause, these simple remedies are a great alternative. They have little to no known side effects, and many ex-smokers have found that using herbs to quit smoking are among the most effective remedies available.