Liqueurs have been touted as an alternative to medication for anxiety and depression, but are they really worth the hype?
This article looks at the evidence behind the popular theories that the liqueours are actually effective for anxiety, and suggests that the most likely reason is the fact that they contain a chemical that’s believed to improve sleep.
Ancestral relatives have been known to use herbs and spices in their traditional medicinal practices.
A small study conducted by researchers at the University of Chicago in 2012 showed that the ancient Egyptians used an herbal concoction called “Aphrodisiac,” which was derived from the leaves of the flowering shrub Aphrodite.
The leaves of Aphrodites are considered to be one of the oldest herbs known to mankind, and according to some people, they are also the one that gives the most benefit when it comes to the mental well-being of those that ingest it.
Scientists are currently studying the relationship between the medicinal properties of this herb and its effect on human brain function.
Researchers from the University’s Institute of Medicine of China have now tested whether the “Athonite” that is in the plant could improve memory and concentration, and the result was very positive.
According to the study, the herbs extract an anti-depressant that is believed to help to restore mental clarity and concentration.
Other herbs and spice substitutes have been tested in the past, but no research has been done on the benefits of these other herbal remedies in humans.
But there are two types of herbal remedies that are commonly used in Chinese medicine, and both are thought to have beneficial effects on mood and memory.
Some of the most popular herbal remedies, like “Mountain Dew” and “Lavender” have a long history in Chinese herbal medicine, as the Chinese call it.
But it’s been said that the herbs and herbal extracts used in traditional Chinese medicine have a number of medicinal benefits as well, including relieving pain, reducing anxiety, improving digestion, and relieving headaches.
Another herbal remedy, “Coriander” is used by traditional Chinese herbalists for treating insomnia and is believed by many to be able to improve memory.
But a small study published in the journal Neuropsychopharmacology showed that Coriander is also effective at improving memory.
This means that it could be possible that it can help improve the mental health of people who are struggling with mental illness, especially those who are taking medications like anti-psychotics.
Dr. Joseph Pang, a professor of psychiatry at the Johns Hopkins University, said that although some of the herbal remedies have been found to be beneficial in treating mental illness in other species, there has not been a lot of evidence to support the claims that the herbal products are actually useful.
“There is no evidence that the products are effective as a treatment for depression or anxiety in humans,” Dr. Pang said.
However, if you are trying to manage symptoms of depression or have been suffering from anxiety, it’s important to try these herbal remedies for a few weeks to see if they improve your mood.
So if you or anyone you know suffers from depression or is struggling with anxiety, you can take advantage of these herbal therapies that are proven to work.
If you or someone you know is struggling to manage depression or needs help with anxiety please call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255, or click here for more information on suicide prevention.
Sources: University of Chicago, Amphetamines and the Brain, American Journal of Psychiatry, Journal of Psychopharmacological Research, The American Journal of Cardiology, Citation: The Journal of Psychology, National Institutes of Health, Pharmaceutical Research Council, Medical News Today, Wikipedia, UCLA School of Medicine, Scientific American, Sciencing Australia, Associated Press, NPR