Valerian Root

Overview: Valerian Root comes from the plant Valeriana officinalis, which is native to Europe. Valerian Root has also been called Garden Valerian, Indian Valerian, Pacific Valerian, Mexican Valerian, and Garden Heliotrope (Sloan-Kettering). Research suggests Valerian Root increases Gamma Aminobutyric Acid (GABA), synthesis in the Brain. GABA is an Inhibitory Neurotransmitter which is responsible for regulating […]

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Passion Flower

Overview: According to the University of Maryland Medical Center, passionflower is an herb used for anxiety, insomnia, seizures and hysteria. This herb works by increasing levels of GABA (gamma aminobutyric acid) in the brain which limits overactive brain cells giving a therapeutic response of relaxation. Benefits: Anxiety- according to, “a study published in the

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Overview: Lavender (Lavandula Angustifolia) is commonly known for its sweet smell that is often associated with different types of perfumes and oils. (UMMC, 2012) Benefits: Most of lavender’s beneficial effects come from eucalyptol. (Hajhashemi, 2000) Eucalyptol decreases the rate of central nervous system, which makes it a good drug for treating patients with Insomnia. By

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