Mistletoe Viscum album
Traditionally if you are exhausted, irritable or suffering from headache or hypertension, try Mistletoe for relief. Mistletoe is considered a nervine that is said to relax the whole body or a part of the body by affecting the nervous system. It has been used in herbal medicine for centuries to relieve the symptoms of epilepsy, convulsions, hysteria, delirium, vertigo, exhaustion, St. Vitus dance, nervous tension and to ease irritability. It is said to be a mild sedative. Mistletoe is considered a cardiotonic that is reputed to regulate and strengthen the heartbeat, as well as regulate a fast heart rate from feeling nervous. The herb is believed to promote normal blood pressure and ease mild hypertension, thus possibly showing benefit in cases of hardening of the arteries. It is also said to relieve the temporary headaches associated with high blood pressure.