In keeping with today’s theme of calming and relaxing tricks I have to mention Rescue Remedy. As the most well-known of the Bach Flower Essences, Rescue Remedy is the perfect herbal tonic for that walls closing in feeling. It is recommended for use in stressful situations, and in my experience it is very helpful. It might not get rid of the whole flock of butterflies in your stomach, but it will surely reduce their numbers! A couple of drops, alone or in juice or tea, is all you need to feel a little more balanced and calm. There is even a Rescue Remedy for Pets, which kept our own little dog, usually a very stressed out traveler, calm and happy on a 10 hour road trip. All varieties of the remedy and essences available here, or at your local health food store.
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