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Sedative Herbs


Sedative herbs are those herbs which produces a calming effect. These herbs produce soothing effect by relieving irritation and anxiety. These herbs are also known as tranquilizers.

Effect of an Sedative on Body or Organ :
These herbs may effect the Brain and Central Nervous System.

How does Sedative work :
These herbs may depress the Central Nervous System. This may results in slowing down the functioning of the Brain.

Excess of Sedative herbs may cause :
Slurred speech
Blurred vision


Albertisia Cordifolia
Alchornea Floribunda
Alchornea Hirtella
American linden
Angelica Laxiflora
Aquilaria Malaccensis
Asplenium Nidus
Beech Drops
Big Sagebrush
Bovis Calculus
Callichilia Barteri
Cercestis Afzelii
Chrozophora Oblongifolia
Coral Lily
Corky debbar Tree
Cuscuta Australis
Cynoglossum Lanceolatum
Cypripedium Formosanum
Datisca Cannabina
Easter Lily
Gaultheria Hispidula
Glandularia Bipinnatifida
Gomphocarpus Fruticosus
Grewia Lasiodiscus
Heimia Salicifolia
Himalayan Bog Star
Hyoscyamus Albus
Indian Pipe
Ipomoea Carnea
Iron Filings
Jerusalem Oak
Jhar Beri
Kalmia Angustifolia
Lavandula Stoechas
Lemon Leaves
Leptodermis Lanceolata
Lilium Japonicum
Lolium Temulentum
Lycopus Americanus
Mountain Soursop
Musk Basil
Myosotis Scorpioides
Nicotiana Rustica
Oenothera Glazioviana
Pink Jasmine
Polianthes Tuberosa
Salvia Leaved Crossberry
Scoparia Dulcis
Sisymbrium lro
Smooth Solomon s Seal
Sow Thistle
Spiny Cocklebur
Stephania Glabra
Tree Vernonia
Water Birch
Water Morning Glory
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Materia Medica for

Single Herbs

Passion Flower for Anxiety

In one cup of boiling water steep one tablespoon of fresh leaves of Passionflower for 7-10 minutes. Drink it two times a day.

Arrowroot as Sedative

Take 3 g Arrowroot root powder with lukewarm water. Have it during bedtime.
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Herbal Treatment For Depression 4

Infuse One tablespoon each of Chamomile ( Babuni Ke Phul in India ), Lemon Balm and Lavender flowers in a cup of hot water for 5 minutes.
Add Ginger ( Adrak in India ) and Liquorice ( Mulethi in India ) for taste.
Drink before retiring for a sound sleep.
You can also add 8-10 drops of Skullcap tincture for better results.
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