3. Holy Basil
When you are feeling stressed out and depressed, Holy Basil is another herb that could be helpful. It increases strength, stamina and endurance and allows the body to utilize oxygen more efficiently. It enhances cerebral circulation and improves memory. It reduces unclear thinking and mental fog. It has many more wonderful health benefits such as balancing hormones, maintaining normal blood sugar levels, promoting healthy respiratory system, maintaining a healthy digestive system, relieving cramps and gas. Holy Basil is available in teas. But because of its ability to thin the blood, it should NOT be taken along with blood thinning medications. If pregnant or nursing, consult your physician first.