Throughout our lives we will all go through different stressful situations. Stress, in most cases, is perceived as something negative; however, we must take into account that it is a natural mechanism of our body that helps us to respond quickly and efficiently to highly demanding or dangerous factors, and that each organism will respond differently to each specific situation.
Unfortunately, positive stress can turn into negative stress; This happens when stressors, or external factors that are unpleasant, difficult or persist for long periods of time, causing anxiety, depression, heart problems and other degenerative diseases, therefore, it is important to identify and treat it in time; For this there are different alternatives, and among some of them, we have nature as an ally.
Plants have been used for medicinal purposes since ancient times and they can help us reduce stress in many ways: by enriching our environment with their smells and colors, by attracting fauna and pollinators or by consuming them in infusions or as food. Therefore, in this issue we share with you two species that will help you improve your mood and health in these challenging times.