Herbs To Help Quit Smoking

Smoking is an addiction which harms the smoker as well as the people who stay around them when they smoke. Smoking kills millions of people every year. Many smokers want to quit smoking but they are unable to do it. Here are list of some herbs to help stop smoking.

Lobelia, also known as Indian tobacco, is considered as one of the best herb which can help you to quit smoking. Lobelia contains a substance lobeline which gives the user same feeling of tobacco i.e. nicotine when a smoker smokes for pleasure. However lobelia is not harmful therefore it is considered best as a substitute to smoking.

Whenever you feel the urge to smoke, consume lobelia. You can get it in the market in the form of dried herb as well as in liquid form. If you want to quit smoking lobelia will do in another way too. If you use lobelia, you will not want to use cigarette. This herb relaxes your nerves which also results in calming your mind.

Many smokers can’t stop smoking even if they try because a time comes when their body needs the requirement of nicotine and smoker can’t control themselves from smoking. In such cases mimosa tea provides great help. When you feel the urge of smoking, take one cup of mimosa tea. Your headaches will go and you will feel relaxed.

Another herb, very effective in helping you to quit smoking is St. John Wort. Smoker who uses this herb tend to quit smoking automatically. Motherwort too is equally beneficial herb which helps you when you want to quit smoking.

Korean ginseng is an effective herb which helps in giving up smoking. It relives you from anxiety and does not let your body feel the absence of nicotine. Whenever you crave for nicotine or smoking, use this herb. It will not only calm your mind but also reduce your fatigue and relax your nerves.

The herb Catnip too helps you in the process of giving up smoking. When you want to stop smoking your stomach gets upset. This herb relieves your upset stomach and relaxes your mind. Apart from the above mentioned herbs gotu kola, avena sativa, valerian, peppermint, hyssop etc are also some important herbs which play vital role to help you stop smoking.

Rakesh Kumar Lakshman

Written many TV serials including Health Based TV Shows, several articles and stories for various renowned magazines and also written articles for websites.