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8 Natural Remedies to Help You Quit Smoking

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), 1 billion people are affected by smoking all around the world. But there are some natural elements that can help you control the harms of smoking. These elements can help ease the Abstinence syndrome generated by Nicotine Addiction. These substance can be combined with therapies such as Hypnotherapy or Acupuncture for more effective results. Must consult a physician to avoid adverse reactions, before consuming them.

Tobacco Smoke upwards of 4000 chemicals are in tobacco smoke,  with 250 of these chemical being extremely harmful and 50 of them carcinogenic(cancer causing) to humans,as reported by WHO. It is known that tobacco actively affects health, but in addition to that it also wreaks havoc on the environment. Millions of hectares are being destroyed by tobacco industry each year. There are pesticides used in tobacco which is responsible for contaminating water, so animals and water species also get affected indirectly.

How to Quit Smoking Using Natural Remedies

The following 8 Natural Remedies may prove extremely to helpful if you are looking to quit smoking:

1. Ginseng


Ginseng decreases stress, desire to smoke and reduces the pleasure of the act of smoking by inhibiting the release of dopamine, a neurotransmitter that gives a sense of well-being. Ginseng is usually stimulated by nicotine.

2. Valeriana


If infusions are prepared using three grams of velerian roots then it can help you sleep better and reduce irritability. You can also take nervousness treatment with the help of which you will be able to reduce smoking to consume only at night so that your intestine will not be affected

3. Lobelia

Lobelia is used in some smoking products, it has compound similar to that of nicotine. It stimulates the Central Nervous System. According to physicians, it can be used in any drink.

4. Oats

Oats are very beneficial for those, who are trying to leave smoking, so you can add in your daily diet.

5. Ginger


It can help treating the side effects like nausea and headaches. By chewing it, a person can fight the anxiety of smoking because its leaves have a strong taste. It stimulates the detoxification of the body through the pores.

6. Cayenne pepper

Cayenne pepper

It helps in time of anxiety and making smoking less attractive with addition of a few pinches of water. Cayenne pepper is used to treat the affects of tobacco on the lungs.

7. Licorice


By sucking Licorice root, a person can satisfy the oral fixation of smoking. It can help help detoxify the body and make the taste of tobacco unpleasant. But do not use it more than six months as it may cause high Blood Pressure and lower the potassium levels in the body.

8. St. John’s wort or Hypericum

It increases the levels of dopamine, like tobacco, giving you a similar sensation to smoking a cigarette. In addition, it helps to attenuate the emotional feelings associated with leaving an addiction. It is important to use it according to the indications of a professional, since it can have side effects.


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