Depression:

 

• Depression is a common emotional disorder

 

Symptoms to look for:

 

• Overwhelming sadness

• Feeling of dejection

• Deep sense of loss

• Physical loss of energy

• Disinterest in everything

• Mental unrest

• Disturbed sleep

• Loss of appetite

•Health deteriorates leading to:

   o Giddiness

   o Irritability

   o Impotence or frigidity

   o Lack of concentration

 

Causes:

 

• Anxiety

• Tension

• Mental stress

• Drug addiction

• Deficiency of vitamin B complex

 

Natural home remedy using cardamom seeds:

 

1. Crush 3-4 cardamom seeds to powder

2. Take ½ tsp of this cardamom powder

3. Add to 1 glass of water

4. Mix well

5. Sieve the mixture

6. Drink 1 glass every day

 

Natural home remedy using Indian gooseberry and nutmeg powder:

 

1. Cut, de-seed and crush 4-5 Indian gooseberries to paste

2. Press this paste on a sieve and extract the juice

3. Take 2 tsp of this Indian gooseberry juice

4. Add ½ tsp nutmeg powder

5. Mix well

6. Drink 2 times a day

 

Natural home remedy using cashew nuts and milk:

 

1. Crush some cashew nuts to powder

2. Take 1 tsp of cashew nut powder

3. Add 1 cup of warm milk

4. Mix well

5. Drink every day

 

Natural home remedy using brahmi/ashwagandha:

 

1. Brahmi and ashwagandha are commonly available ayurvedic herbs

2. Take 2 tbsp of brahmi or ashwagandha powder

3. Mix it in 1 glass of water

4. Drink 2 times a day

 

Tips:

 

• Keep the patient active

• Give the patient simple tasks to do, so that he or she can experience a sense of achievement

• Sufficient rest and meditation will help rejuvenate the body