Hi folks! Congratulations!!! The fact that you are here reading this blog means that you want to know about addiction, or you want to gain knowledge, help yourself or help others to get rid of addiction. So you are at the right place at the right time. In this blog post I will be telling you about some natural remedies that help in dealing with addiction and its associated withdrawal symptoms. In order to gain more knowledge and insight on addiction, types of addiction, its aftermath and management… I would suggest you to read my previous blogs on addiction. Following are the direct links to them:

Treatment of addiction and its different forms like alcohol addiction, drug addiction, pain pill addiction, psychological addictions like sex and porn addiction, gadget addiction, etc. requires a great deal of patience, determination and professional help. If the addiction is too chronic or acute then pharmacological interventions, in-patient care are sometimes also considered. However, there are certain natural remedies that can also help you to deal with addiction and withdrawal symptoms. These natural remedies tend to build your body and mind’s strength to overcome addiction, de-toxify your body of the harmful toxins and chemicals that the addictive substance must have imparted, and they also help you in maintaining overall health and well being.

So let us look into some of the natural helpers that would help you deal with addiction:

Food and Nutrition

Addictive substances kill the body’s natural rhythm of health and rhythm. They make you run out of several vital nutrients. This either leaves you weak and out of energies or leads to several infections and diseases. Therefore, it is very necessary to take necessary food and dietary supplements when you start battling against addiction. Try to include the following nutrients in your food intake:

  • Vitamin B, Thiamine in particular
  • Vitamins C and E
  • Beta-carotene, zinc and selenium
  • Calcium and magnesium
  • Unrefined complex carbohydrates should be taken, for examples whole grains
  • Refined carbohydrates such as white bread should be avoided
  • Increase water intake. Drink lots of water to remain hydrated and help in body de-tox process
  • Fresh fruits and vegetables.

Now let me tell you about some herbs that would help you in dealing with addiction and its harmful effects on your body ‘n’ brain:

Herbs Effects
Milk Thistle It consists of silymarin that supports the liver. The liver is the main organ that helps in detoxification but gets affected and damaged due to addiction. So this herb helps prevent addictive substance induced damage to the liver
Burdock root and Echinacea (purple coneflower) These herbs also help in detoxification process and are very effective in cleansing the blood
Kudzu root or bitter tea It is a Chinese herb used to reduce the craving or appetite for addiction
Dandelion root This herb has been amazingly effective since long in helping people to detoxify their liver. It also acts as a diuretic and helps in the transportation of nutrients throughout the body
Scullcap, Valerian, Ginkgo These medicinal plants/herbs help in relaxing and strengthening the nervous system

In today’s world there are a lot of treatment options available to help you deal with addiction. Starting from traditional herbal medicines to new generation pills and therapies… With proper care and treatment you can deal with addiction and its ill effects. We offer CBT (Cognitive Behavior Therapy) treatment for addiction and its related problems. CBT is one of the best forms of psychotherapies. Your identity will also be kept confidential since your dignity well being, health and confidentiality are our highest priorities.

Addiction can be dealt with and kicked out. It depends on which way you choose to root it out…

Best wishes,

Sareeta