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Essential Oils and Aromatherapy for Anxiety

Prescription anti-anxiety medications are limited by safety problems Prescription medications used to treat generalized anxiety include the benzodiazepines such as¬†diazepam and clonazepam, and SSRI antidepressants such as paroxetine and sertraline.¬† Chronic benzodiazepine use is associated with dependence, sedation and mental … Continue reading

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The essential oils of Lavender and Rosemary reduce symptoms of generalized anxiety

Essential oils derived from lavender and other fragrant herbs are widely used to treat anxiety in the form of aromatherapy or massage oil. Limited research findings suggest that certain essential oils, especially lavender, have moderate anti-anxiety effects. Findings from one … Continue reading

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