Top 5 Vitamins For Relieving Stress

November 10, 2014

Don’t resort to over-the-counter treatments to relieve your stress from work, home, or even events in your day-to-day. Vitamins are specially concentrated to cater to whatever your body is going through, and they’re a safe and natural alternative which don’t involve any harmful long-term side effects.

So, what are you waiting for?

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Vitamin B

If you are craving an instant boost of energy and a way to dissolve your stress, then Vitamin B is just for you. Rather than loading your body with sugary drinks which will only leave you crashing by 3pm, Vitamin B will keep you sustained for the entire day.

Since most people don’t actually have enough Vitamin B in their diet, supplements are an easy way to keep healthy, and safely de-stress (especially with the holiday season approaching).


Magnesium is one of the most important ways to re-fuel your body and diminish any feelings of stress and anxiety. Absorbed best when taken at night (we’re thinking after 8pm), it helps to calm the body while you sleep, and aids those who suffer from night terrors and irregular sleeping patterns.

Vitamin A

Due to it’s antioxidant properties, Vitamin A is a great candidate for relieving feelings of stress and depression. The release of antioxidants is essential since it specifically targets problem areas and nurses the body back to good health.


Ever wondered why you feel calm and relaxed after a warm cup of milk? Calcium is important because it absorbs shock after being ingested into the body. If you’re lactose intolerate or just prefer to take a supplement, look for calcium citrate or calcium lactate properties instead.

Or you can make your own:

DIY Superwoman stress pills

Create your own unique blend of stress relieving pills which are packed with essential vitamins and minerals to nourish your body. They are quick and easy way to personalise your vitamins, and are free from fillers, additives and synthetic nutrients which are found in conventional supplements.

Don’t forget to include the following:

  • Beet root powder – high in betaine for normal liver function.
  • Nutritional yeast – excellent source of B-vitamins, and zinc copper to reduce stress levels
  • Liver powder – anti-fatigue and anti-stress food

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