There are a number of herbs that can be used as natural remedies for hyperactivity. If the hyperactivity is not accompanied with a difficulty in focusing attention, herbs that have a calming and soothing effect on the brain and nervous system may be able to address the symptoms adequately.
Some calming herbs that can be used as herbal remedies for hyperactivity are valerian, passionflower, lemon balm and lavender.
If the hyperactivity is accompanied with a difficulty in focusing attention, herbs that are being used to treat Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) may be more appropriate.
Skullcap is an herb known to help produce calmness and balance in the mind as well as a healthy attitude. This has been proven through traditional use and shown in clinical studies as well.
The herb german chamomile is used to soothe nervous tension and ease feelings of frustration and general fatigue.
The herb gotu cola helps to strengthen mental clarity, memory and to encourage balanced moods.
Ginkgo Biloba is very popular for the positive effects it has on brain function. Benefits include mood balancing and enhancing focusing ability.
Rooibos is an herb containing high level of minerals and nutrients that encourage brain function. This makes it a possible choice for herbal remedies for hyperactivity, especially when the ability to focus attention is also affected.
The herbs mentioned are being used successfully as natural remedies for hyperactivity. To avoid negative side effects, it’s important not use prescription medication together with herbal remedies.
The herbs passionflower, lemon balm and lavender are used mostly in calming herbal formulas for agitation, stress and hyperactivity when the ability to focus attention is not affected.
For hyperactivity along with difficulty in focusing attention the herbs skullcap, german chamomile, gotu cola, ginkgo biloba and rooibos are an effective Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) herbal treatment.
A knowledgeable natural health care provider will be able to answer any questions you may have about natural remedies for hyperactivity. If you do decide to try herbal remedies, remember to give them at least a few weeks to fully take effect.