Home Remedies for Nervousness - Excerpt from the book: MOTHER'S' REMEDIES

Catnip Tea for Nervousness

A tea made of catnip will quiet the nerves. This is good for women when they are apt to be nervous.

Hops Will Stop Nervousness

Purchase a small package of hops at any drug store, and make a tea of it, drinking frequently in tablespoonful doses." It is a harmless remedy, and should be used more freely by nervous people. The hops are very soothing. Nervous mothers should never be without this. It is surprising to see how few people know the value of some of these simple home remedies.

Effective Remedy for Nervousness

  • Spirits of Camphor     1/2 ounce
  • Comp. Spirits of Lavender     1/2 ounce
  • Tincture of Valerian     1 ounce
  • Sulphuric Ether     1/2 ounce
Mix. Dose, one or two teaspoonfuls every three hours."
The foregoing remedy is very effective, as spirits of camphor and the tincture valerian quiet the nerves. The sulphuric ether also has a soothing effect. This combination makes a fine tonic, but should not be taken too long, as it is quite strong.

Five Ingredient Remedy That Relieves Nervousness

In extreme nervous debility with tendency to fainting fits, use the following:
  • Spirits of Camphor     1/2 ounce
  • Aromatic Spirits of Ammonia     1/2 ounce
  • Spirits of Lavender Compound     1 ounce
  • Tincture Valerian     1 ounce
  • Tincture Castor     1 ounce
Mix. Dose.--From one to three teaspoonfuls at intervals of from fifteen minutes to three hours, according to urgency of symptoms. This mixture should be kept on hand by all per-sons subject to fainting fits."
Spirits of camphor and aromatic spirits of ammonia stimulates the heart, while the tincture of valerian quiets the nervous system.

"Lady's Slippers" Breaks up Nervousness

A decoction is made with two ounces of the root, sliced, to two pints of water, boiled to one and one-half pints. Dose: One tablespoonful four times a day. Has been used with marked success in epilepsy and in other various nervous diseases."
This is used very extensively for nervous people, and has proven very successful.

Excerpt from the book:
MOTHER'S'  REMEDIES
Over One Thousand Tried and Tested Remedies from Mothers of the United States and Canada.
By DR. T. J. RITTER
PUBLISHED BY G.H. FOOTE  PUB. CO. DETROIT MICH 1921
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