10 Best Home Remedies to Fight Depression

Depression is not something you can toy with, it will make a mess of living and existence in victims. Presented below are 10 of the best ways to overcome it. This is exclusive to HealthPrash. Enjoy.

1. Fish Oil

A study of those afflicted with depression shows that most of them are people with low intake of omega 3 fatty acids. They are what you need for your brain to function normally. Studies have shown that fish oil contains a high percentage of omega 3 fatty acids; hence our take on this home remedy. You are guaranteed results if you take to it.


There are cold liver fish around from which you can derive the healing benefits in them to overcome depression. Eat any in the category that fancies your taste.

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2. Cashew

cashew as depression remedyOur reference here is to cashew nuts which are excellent sources of vitamin C. The angle from which we considered this nut is its ability to stimulate the nervous system. When your energy is boosted, you will naturally be active and joyful; we found this attribute also in cashew nuts. There are other useful nutrients, but we will spare you them for the purpose of this exercise.


Get dry cashew nuts and grind same into a fine powder. Add a teaspoon of it into a cup of warm milk. Drink this once daily to overcome issues of depression.

3. Saffron

saffronOur findings placed saffron in the category of remedies capable of reducing mild to moderate depression. The chemical serotonin and others are needed in the brain to fight depression; saffron is well positioned to boost the supply of this chemical in the brain curtsy its content of carotenoids and B vitamins.


In your cooking, you can use a little bit of saffron.  It will be ideal in milk shakes as well as in smoothies.  You can as well go for the extract. Taking 15mg of the dried extract twice daily will do the magic.

4. Nutmeg

nutmegDo you know the positives that you can derive from this remedy? Consider a remedy that will help stimulate the brain? Fancy a remedy that helps in the elimination of fatigue and stress? A remedy that improves the mood is worth a trial. Added to all the above, a remedy that acts as a blood tonic is never a bad idea. You will above compliments from Nutmeg.


Mix 1/8 teaspoon of nutmeg in a table spoon of Indian gooseberry juice. Drink it twice daily to overcome depression. An overdose of Nutmeg will produce psychoactive effects. Please beware of your dosage.

5. Cardamom

cardamomThis one remedy that is great at detoxifying the body and it is great if you desire the cell of your body to be rejuvenated. You need the right mood in these difficult times of worldwide economic meltdown; cardamom will ensure that you get this great benefits. That was the main reason why we choose remedy as one that will relief you of depression.


Add a few drops of cardamom oil to your bath water. The aroma is great just as its effects on depression. Soak yourself in the bath for at least 30 minutes to get the full benefits.

6. St John’s Worth

This is one remedy common for treating mild to moderate depression. The popularity of this home remedy boils down to the fact that it is effective in relieving victims of depression the reason why we cannot ignore it on our list of top 10. The chemical components that it contains are the main reason it is useful in treating depression.


Add 1-2 table spoons of dried St John’s worth to a cup of hot water and allow it to steep for 10 minutes. Strain it and drink twice daily. Repeat the routine regularly for great results.

7. Honey

honey for depression treatmentThis is yet another great remedy with a broad shoulder on which you can lean on to get over issues of depression. The natural sugar it contains will help fight feelings of depression; it can relax frayed nerves; it has the capacity to induce sleep. The combinations of the great factors above are desirable in treating issues of depression.


You will need the mixture of a tablespoon each of honey and ginseng powder. Mix them properly before  adding a cup of hot water to it and allow it to stand for five minutes. Drink this mixture twice daily to get desired results.

8. Apples

applesHealthPrash has discovered a measure of greatness in the effectiveness of this remedy. It is one remedy that is useful in repairing damaged cells in the brain. When the cells in the brain are working perfectly well, issues of depression will not surface. The saying that an apple a day keeps the doctor away is very instructive here.


Chop an apple. Put the pieces in a blender or juicer to extract the juice. Mix the juice with a tablespoon of honey and add a cup of warm milk to it. Stir and drink twice daily.

9. Chicken

Our findings on the causes of depression in people show that the low level of Vitamin B6 is one of the causes of depression. We now went out in search of a remedy that is capable of supplying this vitamin to the body cells and no one does it better than chicken. You will get the best benefits if you bake the chicken in the oven or stir fry it with vegetable. Caution: Do not eat the skin of fried chicken.


Prepare as described above and then consume it 2-3 times on a weekly basis. You can as well have a bowl of delicious chicken soup.

10. Asparagus

asparagusThis last remedy is our no 10; it is only so in no, regarding effectiveness, it has a broad shoulder upon which anyone suffering from depression can lean upon. It has powerful chemicals which we assure you will help lift up your spirit. This remedy is worth it; a trial will convince you.


In order to get effective relief from depression; you are advised to take a teaspoon of the powder of this root with a glass of water once daily. You will beat depression.

Depression can lead to a lot of complications. You can easily beat it with any of the remedies above.

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