Study Shows That Lavender Oil Is Effective As Anxiety Drugs-Here Is How To Use It

All around the globe, but especially in the United States, the anxiety disorder is the most common mental illness. Only in the U.S., about 6.8 million adults are suffering from generalized anxiety disorder.Women are twice as likely to be affected as men. It often starts during adolescence and symptoms tend to increase during stressful periods in life.

Modern times has made life more stressful than ever before, so we all feel a bit comprehensive at times. We constantly worry about our future, work, health, family, and so on.

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The common signs of anxiety are:

  • Worrying about simple, everyday tasks
  • Fatigue
  • Stomach pains and nausea
  • Unrealistic perception of problems
  • Muscle tension, aches and body pains
  • Tension
  • Inability to relax
  • Sweating
  • Depression symptoms
  • Restlessness and being “on edge” or easily startled
  • Short of breath
  • Headaches
  • Difficulty concentrating
  • Frequent urges to go to the bathroom
  • Irritability and mood swings
  • Difficulty swallowing
  • Trembling
  • Difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep

How to Consume Lavender Oil to Calm Nervousness and Anxiety:

Lavender essential oil in liquid format, lavender leaves, and lavender flowers are more readily available than capsules and can be added to bath water. You can add 6 drops of lavender oil extract or 1/4 to 1/2 cup of dried lavender flowers to your bath water.

Also it can be taken orally by adults, but it is to that easy to find lavender oil capsules in thestores. Yet, Lavela WS 1265 can be bought on a retail basis at online stores.Before purchasing lavender oil, you should consult with a health care professional to determine the dosage that is best for your needs. Children should not consume essential oil capsules.


If combined with pharmaceutical medications like certain antidepressants, benzodiazepines (Xanax, Ativan, Valium), or narcotics like codeine, the oral use of lavender, as well as in the case of aromatherapy may lead to drowsiness.

If you’re taking prescription medications, consult with a health care practitioner.