Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Natural Medicines
specialists try to prescribe stimulant drugs for the treatment of ADHD
[Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder]. But many parents of late prefer
natural medicines like herbal formulations for the treatment of ADHD in
order to avoid the possible side effects of stimulant medicines.
Certain plants are composed of chemical compositions that cause a desired result or action in the patient. Recent science studies conducted on various herbal remedies uncovering the chemical secrets in these plant materials that are responsible for the beneficial effects.
Many consumers today prefer herbal remedies as they are not expensive, not synthetically-based medicines, and are free from harmful side effects.There are several classification that can be described under the concept of herbal medicine .
They are Western herbal medicine [ has roots in the ancient medical practices of Greece and Rome],TraditionalChinese herbal medicine[ a segment of the all-encompassing Chinese medical practices known as Tradition Oriental Medicine],and Ayurvedic herbal medicine .
Formulas of herbs for ADHD are comprised of both herbs with sedative properties and herbs with stimulation properties. Here are the most common herbs used in formulating a herbal treatment for ADHD: St. John's Wort (Hypericum perforatum).
It is indicated for ADHD patient with depression, fear,insomnia,and anxiety. Kava Kava (Piper methisticum) - it is prescribed for ADHD patient who also have anxiety, stress, insomnia, tension and headaches. Siberian Ginseng (Elutherococcus senticosus)-this herbal formula enhances oxygen metabolism and disease resistance.
Skullcap (Scutellaria lateriflora) -it is recommended for those ADHD patients who have insomnia, sleep problems,agitation, and nervous exhaustion. Chamomile (Matricaria recutitia) - mild sedative for anxiety and nightmares.
Oats (Avena sativa) -it is indicated for ADHD patients with insomnia, nervousness, and stress.Schisandra (Schisandra chinensis) - this herbal formula increases brain efficiency, helps insomnia and night sweats.
Lavender essential oil Lavandula officinalis) - it is used for patients with nervousness,exhaustion, and insomnia.Orange essential oil (Citrus aurantium) - the aroma of this herbal concoction is relaxing and uplifting.
Lemon Balm (Melissa officinalis) - This herb normalizes the nervous system. Hawthorne (Crataegus monogyna) - This formula strengthens heart and circulatory system.
biloba) -this herb increases blood circulation to the brain, there by
improving concentration. Passionflower (Passiflora incarnata) - This concoction
relaxes and restores balance to brain and nervous system. Gotu Kola (Centella
asiatica) -this herbal formula relaxes and restores balance to brain and