Study finds geranium demonstrates antidepressant and anxiolyticproperties
|Study finds geranium demonstrates antidepressant and anxiolyticproperties||Darrell Miller||01/02/19|
January 02, 2019 05:20 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (email@example.com)
Subject: Study finds geranium demonstrates antidepressant and anxiolyticproperties
Geranium is most often used as an essential oil, and researchers are finding that it has properties that can fight depression in struggling patients. They had a group of Swiss albino mice that they tested by giving geranium to them routinely through the study. The geranium was able to help produce serotonin, which is one of the leading ways that antidepressants work in aiding in the relief of depressive symptoms. The phytochemicals are what are responsible for this phenomena.
- Mental illness is perceived as something of a stigma by a lot of people, and it is a source of considerable economic burden for many countries today.
- The cost of treating mental patients is very high. Safe, and effective remedies that at the same time reduce cost and the burden on patients is being sought.
- The current drugs for treating anxiety and depression disorders aren’t just costly, they also have side effects like elevated blood pressure, weight gain, constipation, and diarrhea.
"The National Alliance on Mental Illness estimates that nearly 20 percent of the U.S. adult population is diagnosed with major depressive disorder or anxiety."
Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-12-22-geranium-has-antidepressant-and-anxiolytic-properties.html