Herbal and nutritional medicines effective for anxiety

Herbal and nutritional medicines effective for anxiety from Erica McIntyre - Hypericum Health

By: Erica McIntyre - Hypericum Health  06-Jan-2011
Keywords: Nutrition, Depression, Anxiety

There has been increasing research into herbal medicines to determine their efficacy. The good news is that this research is supporting the use of these medicines in a number of conditions. In a recent study that reviewed the evidence so far on nutritional and herbal supplements for anxiety and anxiety related disorders, a number of treatments where found to be effective at reducing anxiety symptoms without serious side effects. These treatments included the herbal medicines kava and passion flower, and the nutritional medicines L-lysine and L-arginine.

To get the best results from these medicines consult a qualified herbalist or naturopath. Visit the National Herbalists Association of Australia's website for more information at www.nhaa.org.au

To access the full article visit http://www.nutritionj.com/content/9/1/42

Keywords: Alternative Medicine, Anxiety, Botanical Medicine, Complementary Medicine, Depression, Herbal Medicine, Herbal Medicines, Herbalist, Medical Herbalist, Naturopath, Naturopathy, Nutrition, Stress Management

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