Home Remedies for Depression

Written by Vanessa Jones, B.A  | 

Article Reviewed by The Medindia Medical Review Team on Mar 30, 2017
What is Depression?
Common Causes of Depression
Home Remedy for Depression

What is Depression?

Depression is a serious illness that involves both physical and mental states. It affects a person with feelings of extreme sadness that can last for weeks or months together. It disrupts the normal life of a person, with an overall change in attitude and behavior both internally and externally. Most of the suicides committed worldwide are attributed to depression. The person who is affected cannot get better themselves. But with appropriate diagnosis and treatment depression can be treated effectively.

Common Causes of Depression

  • Inheritance

  • Changes in brain structures or brain function

  • Pessimistic attitude

  • Stress (home, work or school)

  • Major diseases (cancer, heart attack etc.)

  • Hormonal disorders

  • Relationship problems

  • Financial problems

  • Menstrual cycle changes

  • Menopause

  • Bereavement

Home Remedies for depression

Tip 1:

An Apple taken with milk and honey is highly effective in uplifting mood.

Tip 2:

Powder the seeds of 2 green cardamoms. Add to 1 cup of boiling water, add sugar and drink this tea 2 times a day.

Tip 3:

Add a handful of fresh Rose petals to a cup of boiling water. Add sugar and drink as and when a feeling of depression sets in.

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SinghParul, India

Thanks for sharing such an informational blog about depression and the causes and home remedies for depression.This blog will be very helpful to other people who are going through it.Great tips shared

Paddu, India

I really liked the tips given for depression