Whether it's a rocky relationship, pressure at work or any other stressor that's got you on edge, Mother Nature offers all sorts of cures to help you unwind. From a piece of chocolate, which can decrease stress hormones, to the scent of lavender, which can soothe your sleep-deprived body, here are 10 organic remedies for relaxation.
Does your fast-paced job leave you tossing and turning at night? Try lavender aromatherapy to help your mind turn off. Recognized for aiding stress-related sleep disorders, lavender, which is native to the Mediterranean basin, has been shown to treat mild insomnia. Made from the dried flowers and essential oils of the plant, lavender products are available in many forms, including potpourri, body lotions, teas and candles. Photo: Thinkstock
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