Herbs for anxiety are natural remedies which help to reduce the effects of anxiety with little or no side effects. They are made from plants and they are entirely safe when used as indicated.
Combining herbs together with medicines (prescription or over-the-counter) could under certain circumstances produce undesirable effects, some life-threatening. Be alert to warnings about these products, whether taken alone or in combination. For example, Coumadin (a prescription medicine), gingko biloba (an herb), aspirin (an over-the-counter drug) and vitamin E (a vitamin) can each thin the blood, and taking any of these products together can increase the potential for internal bleeding.
Herbs are a popular choice over prescription medications due to:
Availability: Herbs are readily available and one can grow them in your backyard as compared to drugs whereby its a process.
Lower cost: Herbs cost far much less than prescription medication.Reduced risk of side effects
Most herbal remedies are well tolerated by the patient with fewer unintended consequences than prescription drugs.
Note:It doesn't matter if you use natural or prescription medication. No quick fix offers a long term solution. You need to partner any medication you take with something that will prevent anxiety from coming back, and prevent you from ever needing drugs or herbal supplements.
As a general precaution always consult your doctor before starting on any medications including herbs for anxiety.