An herb that prevents or relieves involuntary muscle spasms or cramps by strengthening the nervous system

See also: Nervines

Antispasmodic Herbs

  • Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera)
  • Chamomile (Matricaria recutita)
  • Basil (Ocimum basilicum)
  • Gotu kola (Centella asiatica)
  • Guggul (Commiphora Mukul)
  • Licorice (Glycyrrhiza glabra)
  • Mustard (Brassica nigra)
  • Myrrh (Commiphora myrrha)
  • Sage (Salvia officinalis)
  • Peppermint (Mentha piperita)
  • Sandalwood (Santalum paniculatum)

In this video, Pharmacologist Joe Graedon of The People’s Pharmacy, discusses a few antispasmodic remedies for legs cramps.

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