There can be many symptoms of panic attack, such as feeling a loss of control; breathing difficulties; chest pains; feeling sweaty or having chills; sense of terror or impending doom or death; tingling or numbness in the hands and fingers; feeling weak, faint or dizzy; “racing” heart. The panic attacks are generally brief. They are lasting less than ten minutes but there are some cases when some of the symptoms can persist for a longer time.

Those people who have had one panic attack are having increased risk of getting subsequent panic attacks compared to people who have never experienced panic attack. Panic disorder is a condition in which panic attacks are happening repeatedly and there is a worry about having more episodes. You need to talk with your doctor if you suffer from panic attack before you start using some of the below mentioned home remedies for this condition.

Panic attacks home remedies

Roman chamomile essential oil: 

This home remedy is used to calm nerves and reduce anxiety because it has relaxation – promoting and mild sedative properties. When you inhale the roman chamomile essential oil, then it works as an emotional trigger because the fragrance travels directly to the brain and it can help to fight against the symptoms of anxiety. In one study was found that when chamomile oil is taken orally, then it can reduce the depression and anxiety when it is compared to placebo. You should diffuse five drops of roman chamomile oil at work or at home. You can inhale it directly from the bottle or you can apply it topically to your wrists, chest and neck. Also this natural cure is gentle enough for children to use it as a natural remedy for anxiety.


This is a mineral which our bodies need for many different reasons, such as nerve function and blood sugar control. There are some studies in which are said that magnesium can help you sleep. Many people have started taking magnesium portion at night which helped them to fall asleep. This is helping because if you have panic or anxiety, then fatigue can play a role in flare – ups. This mineral is also working as a mild laxative. Talk with your doctor about the suitability and correct dosage.

Limit caffeine and alcohol:

When you are drinking too much caffeine or alcohol, then it can increase the symptoms of anxiety, such as nervousness and moodiness. There are some studies in which are shown that abstinence from alcohol can reduce the risk of panic attacks and anxiety. You should avoid alcohol completely or limit the alcohol intake to one to three drinks per week, but you should not drink more than 2 at a time. There are some studies in which are said that people who drink too much coffee, the caffeine in it can induce anxiety symptoms and it seems that people with social anxiety and panic disorder are very sensitive to the effects of caffeine. You should limit the intake of coffee or black tea to no more than one cup per day.

Find support:

If you have panic attacks or anxiety and you effort to overcome them, then you need to talk with your family, friends, professional therapists and community because they can help you a lot. Panic attacks can affect the quality of your life so you need to connect with people who are dealing with anxiety or you can join a local support group. You can use the home remedies together in your group and you can work


In one study was found that meditation is having beneficial effects on the anxiety symptoms and panic attack symptoms. It has improved the stress reactivity and coping mechanisms when it is faced with a stress challenge. Talk with some expert about meditation techniques which you can do to help you dealing with panic attack symptoms. It can help to treat the panic attacks, boost your productivity at home and at work, improve your sleep quality and reduce your cortisol levels.


We know that almost every person breaths incorrectly. When shallow breathing happens, then this is increasing the anxiety tremendously. Yoga will help you how to breathe properly. This is one of the best exercises which can help you to breathe. It is very important to breath slow and deep. It is very important to learn how to breathe during your panic attacks. The breath is very powerful home remedy which can help you to deal with the panic attack.

Lavender oil:

This essential oil can reduce the anxiety and it helps to relax the body. There are some studies in which are said that when you are using lavender oil topically or when you inhale it, then it can induce calmness and it can relieve the symptoms of anxiety, such as muscle pain, headaches and nervousness. You should put three drops of lavender oil in your palm and you should rub it onto your temples, wrists and neck. Also you can diffuse lavender oil at your home or work and inhale it directly from your bottle to get an immediate relief and you should add five to ten drops of warm bath water to fight against anxiety naturally.