anxiety

January 10, 2018
lemon (citrus limonum)

How Lemon May Help Boost Mood & Cognition – Plus Home Recipes

Pictured: Lemon (Citrus limonum) What aroma is good for boosting mood and may also help with studying?  Lemon (Citrus limonum) has shown in studies to reduce anxiety and depression.  It may also be a useful tool for studying.  In a 2008 study, key constituents (taken internally) that reduced both physical […]
January 10, 2018

Grapefruit Aroma to Help Improve Mood

Grapefruit Aromatherapy The aroma of grapefruit is a gentle stimulant.  It is fresh and lightly uplifting.  Plus, studies have shown it may help reduce anxiety and improve mental performance! A few studies have shown grapefruit aroma to reduce anxiety in mice.  This is possibly related to the limonene constituent affecting […]
April 4, 2018
easy chamomile tea recipe

Chamomile German (Matricaria recutita) Research

Latin Name: Matricaria recutita or Chamomilla recutita Family: Asteraceae Chamomile has been used to calm the mind and soothe the skin.  People have used it as a folk remedy for wounds, to reduce itching, and to help with inflammation.  The dried herb is also commonly ingested as a tea to help with […]
April 6, 2018

St. John’s Wort (Hypericum perforatum) Research

Latin Name: Hypericum perforatum Family: Hypericaceae RESEARCH The listings of research below represent a compilation of scientific articles found on the species, with a very brief overview description of each article/study. Research found is catalogued by therapeutic action. This categorized compilation of research articles does not necessarily imply that there […]
April 9, 2018
anxiety

Anxiety / Mood / Anti-depressive

Anxiety can be caused by many things.  Over time, these stressors can have a negative physical effect on the body.  Herbs and essential oils have demonstrated sedative and anxiolytic activities in many human studies. Recipes to Help with Anxiety Blog Articles Here’s a fun article about the how stimulating the […]
May 15, 2018

Lavender (Lavandula angustifolium) Research

Latin Name: Lavandula angustifolium Family: Lamiaceae Lavender has been well researched for its calming action and ability to reduce insomnia.  It can also be applied topically to help with pain, inflammation, and itching, and has antimicrobial and insect repelling action. RESEARCH The listings of research below represent a compilation of […]
June 14, 2018

Lavender

June 27, 2018

Clary Sage

August 10, 2018
passionflower

Passion Flower Tea to Help Reduce Anxiety

The stunning passion flower grows easily in the garden during warm months, and makes a lovely tea to help calm you down.  In multiple human studies, passion flower has shown to help reduce anxiety.  See the research listed below.   How to grow passion flowers… Plant this vine growing beauty […]
January 9, 2019

Did you know…the aroma of citrus fruits can help reduce depression and anxiety!

The aroma of citrus certainly can help make a difference in your mood!  Just think of how you feel when you take a big whiff of an orange, lemon, lime, or grapefruit?  Uplifted!  Plus, multiple scientific studies have shown that citrus aromas can really help boost mood.  Several human studies […]