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  • Quit cigarette smoking using Jamaican herbs

    Filed under natural cures
    Aug 21

    Even though stress levels are up, it is important to find ways to Quit cigarette smoking using Jamaican herbs.

    Using herbs as a remedy to quit smoking is effective but certainly not magic. It will not cut off your long-time association with smoking, nor will you discover one fine morning that you don’t need a cigarette in your life anymore. Herbs compensate for the urge and inhibit the harmful chemicals from entering the body. They act as an aphrodisiac, imitating the relaxation element of nicotine.

    1. Peppermint

      • Peppermint helps in the withdrawal symptoms of smoking. It essentially produces a cooling sensation in the body and relaxes the muscles of the digestive system. It also acts as a mild anesthetic to the walls of the stomach and helps to combat nausea and dizziness. It relaxes the body and helps ease muscle tension. Peppermint contains elements that help combat acid indigestion arising from not smoking.

      St. John’s Wort

      • St. John’s Wort is widely known as an herbal treatment for depression. When used by smokers who are in the process of quitting the addiction, it gives the mental strength and positivity to overcome the addiction.

        According to a pilot study led by Martin C. Mahoney, of the Division of Cancer Prevention & Population Sciences at Roswell Park Cancer Institute, “St. John’s Wort, a herbal agent, appears to be an effective adjunctive therapy for tobacco cessation.”

      Black Cohosh

      • Black cohosh is an herb that helps fight the side effects of quitting cigarettes. It relieves the smoker from nervousness, depression and anxiety that usually occurs when you try to stop smoking.


        Pimento Leaves held in the mouth will decrease the urge for cigarettes and this is one way  Jamaicans in the past have used to quit cigarette smoking using herbs .







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