Deep and pertinent sadness, emotional and physical problems, changes in appetite, loss of concentration, sleep and weight. These are some of the most obvious signs in an individual who has depression.Almost always triggered by some sadness, this disease is today considered one of the most eminent in the contemporary world. Despite not selecting their patients, depression is more present in females.

According to the Brazilian Medical Association and the Federal Council of Medicine, the existence of this problem is two to three times more prevalent in women than in men.

When diagnosed, depression is treated with medical supervision and drugs made in laboratories. However, in nature there are also effective options for ending the symptoms of deep sadness. It is enough for the individual to talk to the health professional, and with the help of the doctor, select the best natural options to treat depression.

Teas and their actions against depression


As it is considered an ally of the nervous system, rosemary is one of the most effective options when it comes to attacking the symptoms of depression.

In addition, those who use this tea have detoxifying, circulatory and anti-rheumatic actions promoted by this herb. To prepare the drink is simple, just put a spoon (dessert) of rosemary in a cup of boiling water and cover it. Then, wait for 10 minutes for the infusion to be ready and drink up to three cups a day.

Saint John’s herb

depressant effect, this plant is one of the most suitable options to end sadness and other ailments that affect the human psychological.

To prepare St. John’s wort tea you need to put a spoon (dessert) of the plant in a cup of hot water. Cap the reservoir, wait for approximately 10 minutes and strain immediately afterwards. Without sweetening, the patient should ingest up to four times throughout the day.


In addition to exhaling a pleasant aroma, this plant can also be an excellent option for those who are in a depressed state. This is because, jasmine is considered calming and sedating. In this way, it relieves stress, anxiety and even insomnia.

It is also associated with an improvement in concentration and intellectual capacity. If the individual wants to achieve these benefits, he needs to prepare the infusion that takes a spoon (dessert) of the herb and a cup of hot water. Cover the container, wait for 15 minutes and strain. The ideal is to drink up to three cups daily.

white willow

A great headache reliever, white willow can also be used to lessen high body temperatures and chills. The tea can be made with a liter of boiling water and 30 g of this herb. Cover the container with the mixture, wait for 20 minutes and, finally, strain the drink. It is recommended to drink up to three cups of this tea.

Other tea options

  • Chamomile;
  • Lemongrass;
  • Saffron;
  • Ginkgo biloba;
  • Licorice;
  • Ginger.