I know you’re looking for a natural homemade remedy to quit smoking continue reading and find out what it is. But first.
They say that the best way to stop smoking is to smoke the best cigarette brand out there called “Others’”, but a faster and more effective way to quit smoking is to call an army of herbs that can successfully help you with your addiction. There’s no one smoker out there that hasn’t experienced the depression that occurred when they tried to stop smoking. Smoking is definitely one of the most dangerous addictions of this century. Addictive as it is, smoking poses a real-life threat to anyone indulging in this habit.
Should I Quit Smoking?
Short answer: Yes. And here’s why.
The average cigarette contains no less than 4000 different chemicals, and if tobacco isn’t the substance that does the damage, these chemicals will.
- Sulfur is added to give the tobacco that intense yellow color;
- Titanium dioxide makes the ash white; A
- Ammonia enhances the addiction
- Radioactive polonium 210 is used in tobacco crops and all these dangerous chemicals end up in your cigar.
Let’s not even debate nicotine! Nicotine is the main ingredient in a cigarette and is just as addictive and dangerous as heroin or cocaine. Now that’s something! I don’t mean to scare you, but…
According to MedicalNewsToday, 90% of lung cancer patients get sick because of smoking.
Besides, they are also prone to developing other forms of cancer and expose themselves to higher health risks. According to Cancer Research UK, only in Britain, 1 person dies every 15 minutes due to lung cancer. The statistics are gruesome so the only thing to turn things to your advantage is to quit smoking. There are very many ways to quit smoking today, but not all of them seem to work. However, we have here for you a very old natural homemade remedy to quit smoking that you can safely try. Why? Because it has worked for so many people before you and it can work for you. Here it goes.
Best Natural Homemade Remedy to Quit Smoking
- 200 g lemon balm leaves
- 50 g mint leaves
- 50 g clubmoss plant
- 25 g wormwood plant
- 120 g minced oak bark (the bark should be at least 2-3 mm thick)
- 650 ml of water
Blend the herbs together, except for the oak bark. Simmer on low heat 1 tsp of minced oak bark into the water in a saucepan for 15 minutes. Add hot water to the pot to make for the liquid that has been lost through boiling and so you have the initial water quantity. Now add 4 ½ teaspoons of the herbal blend into the saucepan, turn the heat off and cover with a lid. Steep for 20-25 minutes. Strain the infusion using a cotton gauze or paper coffee filter in an enameled, stainless steel, pot or a large heat-resistant glass.
How to Use
- Drink 600 ml per day of this homemade remedy split into 3 equal portions.
- Drink the first portion first thing in the morning, 30 minutes before breakfast.
- Drink the next one 30 minutes before lunch and finally, the last quantity halfway between lunch and dinner.
Continue this natural treatment for 7-21 days. Pause and resume the cure after a few weeks if the case be. Meanwhile, there are some delicious natural remedies to quit smoking that can also help. The herbal teas below used in different combinations can help you with the smoking withdrawal symptoms until you are completely clean.
The 5 Herbs for Nicotine Addiction – Quit Smoking
This plant is really useful if you confront insomnia, hyperexcitability, irritability, anxiety, and even depression caused by the lack of smoking. At the same time, willow prevents and cures oral conditions such as stomatitis, canker sores, etc. and it has laxative properties, fighting constipation, a very common symptom of smoking withdrawal.
This herb is a powerful central nervous system sedative that induces relaxation and fights nervousness and headaches. Mint helps rebalance taste deficiencies, releases airways, fights hoarseness, etc. The good old mint tea fights tachycardia manifested through palpitations, a common symptom of smoking withdrawal.
This is a great natural regulator of the vegetative nervous system, syncing the functions of the vegetative system with the central nervous one. In this regard, it balances the multiple nervous dysfunctions caused by abstinence, as well as collateral, consecutive, functional, or organic phenomena, such as digestive, cardiovascular, and even respiratory problems. It is a moderate natural laxative.
Besides its powerful detox, oak bark prevents intoxication such as the ones that can be triggered by some alkaloids found in tobacco. Even more, oak neutralizes other harmful components as well, such as toxic heavy metals from the smoke.
This amazing herb combats nicotine from smoke because it manages to occupy the nicotine receptors in specific cells and stops any unwanted nicotine effect at cellular levels. In simple words, it puts an end to the vicious cycle of smoking. Even more, this plant has a powerful effect on the oral mucosa and the taste buds, creating a very unpleasant taste and sensation in your mouth if you light smoke after drinking a cup of this tea. It’s slightly laxative.
General tonic, wormwood is a soporific herb that prevents insomnia, often time accompanying smoking withdrawal, and helps you sleep well at night. It also relieves depressive states and regulates bowel movements.
Oatmeal, a Natural Remedy for Smoking
Oatmeal is known for its energizing properties. Few people know that oatmeal has nutritive action on the nervous system, stimulating it so it can easier fight depression or apathy that marks the first few weeks after smoking withdrawal. Later on, while you progress with the natural homemade remedy above, oatmeal creates a stimulating effect on the central nervous system, replacing the “false” stimulation caused by nicotine.
Due to the generous amounts of micro-elements, bio-catalysts and minerals it contains, oatmeal clears neuromuscular excitability as well. Besides, oatmeal has anti-cough properties, and soothing bronchitis caused by smoking. Even more, it helps to lower cholesterol levels (oftentimes elevated in smokers) and solves gastric problems as well. Oatmeal is a great general detoxifying as well. Here is a simple homemade remedy to help you quit smoking using oatmeal:
Natural Remedy to Quit Smoking with Oats
Put 40 g of rolled oats in 100 ml of water, cover, and leave to soak for 12 hours. Stir in 2-3 times. When the macerate is ready, you get this watery oatmeal extract. Strain the extract through a double-folded cotton gauze and keep it in a clean recipient.
We really hope that this natural homemade remedy to quit smoking will together with the wonderful herbal teas, and the natural anti-smoking recipe here. Have faith and trust in your own powers! Quit smoking with this natural homemade remedy today, and stay healthy and happy, naturally!