Anxiety is one of the most common mental illnesses prevalent today. Almost everywhere in the globe, anxiety is universal and this accumulates for different reasons. As per a statistic, the rate of anxiety rose up to an alarming level of 50% from 1990 to 2013. The reasons for the increase in a number have a lot to do with heavy industrializations, competition, and pollution being among the leading reasons. Anxiety has reached a point, where 1 in every 5 persons has anxiety, and the number is increasing.
The shrub, Eurycoma longifolia commonly known as Tongkat Ali is found in the Southeast Asian countries and is widely used as alternative medicine in the surrounding places. The extract or the plant is known for its ability to recover sexual vitality and for its anti-aging characters, which mostly are true. The plant has gained attention in the international research industry in the local as an alternate medicine attaining the status of “protected” species. Having high profile benefits sure comes with a few side effects in the natural form. Tongkat Ali is however not a mainstream drug and both the benefits and drawbacks are the outcome of researches in the control environments.
Urtica Dioica,commonly known as Stinging nettle, is a medicinal plant with a long history of its own in herbal medicine. It is common in Egypt and some of the European countries. The reason behind the name of the plant is the needle-like structure that is found on edges along the leaves and stem of the plant. It injects a serum that causes pain when in contact with human body. Surprisingly, the inflicted pain is felt but existing pain tends to ease, which also is accounted as a benefit.
Stinging Nettle gets its name from the pricking thorn-like barbs that inject a serum if touched. The herb is common in countries of Egypt and a few in Europe. The herb has a long history as a urinary tract rectifier and chronic inflammation reliever when consumed properly as followed by Egyptians. It was even used as a stimulant to keep senses of touch in extremely cold conditions by European soldiers. There are many benefits of Urtica Dioicabeneath the needles causing allergies. There are significant side effects, which are an unavoidable factor of herbs like this lacking enough research.