Did you know that sadness can be overcome naturally with nutrition and using some natural remedies, such as Bach flowers or natural oils?
Find out how you can return to feeling full of joy, vitality and optimism without having to resort to medicines.
Can sadness be overcome?
Sadness is a negative state of mind that we can feel promptly due to a concrete event such as, for example, the death of a loved one or for not being able to reach a goal that we had set for ourselves.
However, the problem arises when this sadness remains in us and becomes a kind of chronic disease that damages us physically, in addition to the fact that it makes our interpersonal and social relationships difficult.
When we are not yet faced with a case of depression, it is possible to overcome sadness in a natural way, with the help of foods and supplements that have the ability to balance the nervous system and emotions without any risk of side effects.
This way, over time, we will feel better and can stop taking these remedies if we want to.
1. Bach flowers
Bach flowers are essences that are extracted from different plants and which act on an energetic level to treat any type of emotional disorder, such as fear, anger, jealousy, apathy, anxiety, stress, sense of guilt, and so on.
The great advantage they bring, unlike other remedies, is that they are free of contraindications or side effects, not to mention that they are not addictive.
To overcome sadness, we can opt for the following types of Bach flowers:
- Genziana ( Gentian ): to be used in those cases where we know what is the cause of our sadness (for example, for family reasons, work and so on).
- Mustard (Mustard ): suitable for those cases in which there is apparently no cause for our state of sadness.
- Wild Rose ( Wild Rose ); it is effective in those cases where sadness is accompanied by a lack of desire to do, without there being an apparent reason.
- Ginestrone ( Gorse ): in this case, the sadness has become chronic and the subject feels a deep sense of despair.
- Sweet chestnut ( Sweet Chestnut ): can help us when we feel a deep anguish and despair and in cases where it cries easily.
We can mix together the flowers we need most and take 4 drops, 4 times a day.
2. Essential oils of citrus fruits
Essential oils are excellent for improving many physical and psychological problems thanks to the benefits that their powerful aromas bring to our body.
The group of citrus oils that are extracted from the peel of lemon, orange, mandarin and grapefruit, stands out for the ability of these oils to bring positive energy, joy, vitality and creativity.
At the same time, they are also useful for fighting depression and improving the mood in general.
We can use them by putting their content in aromatic nebulizers, with perfumes or mixed with our cosmetic products, or with our detergents and cleaning products for the environment. The important thing is to let the smell inebriate us.
3. The Oats
Oats are a food that must not be missing in the diet of those who are usually subject to states of sadness, and this is because it acts as a regulator for the nervous system.
It has the double ability to improve mood and vitality in the face of discouragement and this is because it calms nervousness and anxiety.
In addition, oats have a high content of fibers that regulate intestinal transit and reduce blood sugar levels. It is also an excellent ally in slimming diets, as it is very satiating and because it eliminates the desire to eat sweets.
We can consume it in the form of granola, biscuits or biscuits or even in our savory dishes, such as soups or velvets.
4. Brewer’s yeast
Nutritional yeast (or brewer’s yeast) is a supplement usually sold in the form of powder or flakes, which we can mix with any drink or food to enrich it and to increase the amount of vitamins and minerals.
Brewer’s yeast helps us fight sadness and other nervous system disorders in a natural way ; moreover, it is a powerful beauty remedy for skin, hair and nails.
Pure cocoa, unlike chocolate – which is rich in fats and sugars – is a medicinal food that reduces pain, sadness and anxiety and surprises us, as it causes an immediate feeling of happiness.
This happens because it stimulates the production of endorphin, which brings pleasure and well-being.