A sedative pacifies or quiets the nerves. Ylang ylang essential oil is an example of a sedative.
A nervine calms the nervous system. Skullcap is an example of an herbal nervine.
Latin name: Passiflora incarnata
- calming and relaxing
- good for insomnia
- regulates estrogen
Passion flower is good to take at night before bed.
Latin name: Anthemis nobilis
- calming, relaxing and tranquilizing
- uterine muscle tonic
- soothes ulcers
- aids with digestive complaints
Chamomile contains good amounts of calcium and magnesium and it can be used by children.