Lavender for Generalized Anxiety Disorder

Lavender for Generalized Anxiety Disorder

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DESCRIPTION: In a double-blind study, lavender oil worked as well as the valium-like drug lorazepam (Ativan) for relief of persistent anxiety, though there are concerns about estrogenic effects.

The math thing is so cool! How else might one use natural means to improve cognitive performance? Check out my video Does a Drink Of Water Make Children Smarter? ( More mind-body brain hacking tips in Dietary Brain Wave Alteration (

More on dietary interventions for anxiety in:

• Plant-Based Diet & Mood (
• Improving Mood Through Diet (
• Inflammatory Remarks About Arachidonic Acid (
• The Best Way to Boost Serotonin (
• Saffron for the Treatment of PMS (

In fact the saffron may be aromatherapeutic too. See the follow-up to the PMS study, Wake Up and Smell the Saffron ( And speaking of brain effects, there’s Saffron vs. Prozac ( Saffron for the Treatment of Alzheimer’s ( and Saffron Versus Aricept (

For more flower power see my blog ( and videos on hibiscus tea (Better Than Green Tea and chamomile tea (Red Tea, Honeybush, & Chamomile and Chamomile Tea May Not Be Safe During Pregnancy And hey, broccoli florets are just clusters of flower buds. See The Best Detox Broccoli Versus Breast Cancer Stem Cells and dozens of other broccoli videos

How else might diet affect with the hormonal balance of young boys? Check out Dairy & Sexual Precocity

More on lavender in my next video Lavender for Migraine Headaches

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