6 Ways to Strengthen Your Nervous System

March 27, 2019
In this article, learn how to strengthen your nervous sytem naturally.

The nervous system, one of the most complex and important parts of our body, is responsible for responding to external and internal stimuli.

Since the nervous system is responsible for controlling most of our vital functions (breathing, heartbeat, hunger, thirst, posture, etc.) as well as our emotions (happiness, sadness, etc.), it’s important to strengthen it naturally to ensure a good quality of life.

Three beneficial foods for your nervous system

There are some specific foods that positively regulate our nervous system:


Nervous system alterations such as insomnia, anxiety, hyperactivity, or panic attacks can be symptoms of a lack of magnesium in our bodies. Doctors recommend consuming magnesium-rich foods such as:

You can also take magnesium supplements. In this case, take three grams every day three times a day so the body can absorb it properly.

Medicinal plants

The following medicinal plants help boost the nervous system. You can make teas with them, take them as supplements, use them as air fresheners in your home, or apply them to your skin as essential oils:

Read more: Medicinal Plants That Help Improve Memory


Sunlight is an excellent nervous system regulator and also provides vitamin D. To benefit from it, you can sunbathe for 10 to 15 minutes every day, preferably in the mornings or late afternoons.

Walking barefoot in a natural environment

Walking barefoot on moist soil, dewy grass, beach sand, a river, on in the sea for at least half an hour a day is the cheapest and healthiest way to balance your nervous system. In addition, it helps eliminate electromagnetic radiation that we absorb from continuous contact with electronic devices.

Water therapy

Water at different temperatures helps balance our nervous system. You can do various therapies:

Photos courtesy of MGF/Lady Disdain and John Loo