Research in practice

A prospective randomised double-blind, placebo-controlled study on ashwaghanda root and its safety and effectiveness in reducing stress and anxiety in adults.

Aug 13, 15

Motherwort is a perennial plant indigenous to central Europe and Scandinavia, but it is also found in the area spanning termperate Russia to central Asia.

It is a mild sedative and hypotensive, and as this study demonstrates, exhibits an analgesic effect too. 

Jul 06, 15

Botanicals are an alternative option to prescription drugs for the alleviation of symptoms due to anxiety disorders and insomnia. Melissa officinalis L. has been shown as an antistress and anxiolytic agent.

Jul 06, 15

A six-week, double-blind, randomised controlled trial involving chronic administration of kava (120mg kavalactones/day, titrated in non-response to 240mg kavalactones/day) or placebo for participants with generalised anxiety disorder.

Jul 06, 15

A randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled study was conducted to evaluate the efficacy of an extract of holy basil in the symptomatic control of general stress. 

Dec 06, 14

Kava (Piper methysticum) is one of the most researched herbal anxiolytics showing the ability to significantly reduce anxiety symptoms in a variety of patients.

Dec 06, 14

Immune homeostasis requires the differential and regulated expression of cytokines and their receptors. Modulation of the T helper (Th)1/Th2 balance by administration of cytokine antagonists can alters the outcome of diseases.

Nov 13, 14