Lemon Balm: is classified as a stimulating nervine, or nerve tonic, and though it has a soothing effect on the nervous system and alleviates anxiety, it is not a simple sedative. Lemon balm is particularly indicated for nervous problems that have arisen from long-standing stress and for anxiety accompanied by headache, sluggishness, confusion, depression, and exhaustion. http://health.howstuffworks.com/wellness/natural-medicine/herbal-remedies/lemon-balm-herbal-remedies.htm
Passion Flower for Anxiety: Usually considered a good herbal remedy for mild-moderate cases of anxiety in individuals, Passionflower works in treating/controlling the condition and its associated symptoms.
Skullcap plants have been used for many years as a nerve tonic since it provides valuable nutrients to the nervous system and is mildly sedative. It is often used in formulations that help to ease the anxiety associated with withdrawals from substances like alcohol, nicotine, etc. In the garden, it adds a brilliant boost of color and is generally resistant to most major pests.
Catnip ; Catnip is not just a happy-time elixir for cats. Chewing on catnip leaves can help toothaches. It also makes you sweat, which can lower fevers. It is also known to be a mild sedative to humans. Some people use catnip oil as an insect repellent. Some research suggests that it repels mosquitoes 10 times more effectively than DEET. http://www.mnn.com/your-home/organic-farming-gardening/photos/10-amazing-healing-plants-you-can-find-in-your-garden-8
The upper trapezius (traps) knot up very regularly and cause you to feel tight, hunched over and can often cause stress and tension headaches. All you need as a firm self massage/trigger point ball (Lacrosse ball is great if you’re in the USA!) and do the following exercise for a great myofascial release:
Ginseng:has been used to treat a variety of health problems,•Reducing mental stress and anxiety •Increasing mental clarity and alertness •Stimulating the immune and nervous system •Treating diabetes •Preventing the growth of certain types of cancer cells •Lowering cholesterol levels •Improving digestion •Reducing fatigue. While ginseng is a non-toxic herb, excessive and prolonged use of Ginseng can cause insomnia and hypertension.