Anxiety is a complex disorder and medications can be of benefit to feel better. This includes herbal medications. The initial treatment should be investigating was is causing the anxiety and changing it if possible. Behavioral treatments, specifically, cognative behavioral therapy, identifies the triggers and then you figure out better ways of dealing with the stressor. Herbal medications that can be of benefit are: Valerian, Kava, aroma therapy and chamomile. Valerian has the best support from studies. Kava has a caution that it may cause liver disease.