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Burn A Few Dried Bay Leaves In Your Home and Feel Positive Immediately! Here’s How:

Anxiety disorders are the most common mental health issue in the United States, and a sizable percentage of the American population takes anti-anxiety medication – which has frequent side effects. Fortunately, we’re here to tell you about a natural alternative that doesn’t include the nasty side effects!

Everybody has experienced anxiety at some point in their lives. Some experience it more than others, and every individual is affected by it differently. When someone has an anxiety disorder, it can cause them such extreme distress that it affects their ability to live a normal life.

In an attempt to combat the crippling symptoms of anxiety, many people turn towards pharmaceutical medications to help calm themselves and cope with everyday life. 

However, these medications come with a variety of unpleasant and harmful side effects that can actually worsen a person’s anxiety symptoms rather than improve it (experts call these the “paradoxical” effects of anti-anxiety drugs).

Common side effects include:
  • Drowsiness/ lack of energy
  • Slow reflexes/ clumsiness
  • Confusion and disorientation
  • Depression
  • Memory loss
  • Blurred vision

Some of the paradoxical effects of anti-anxiety drugs include:

  • Mania
  • Hostility and rage
  • Aggressive or impulsive behavior
  • Hallucinations

Aside from the fact that these drugs are seriously harmful and can actually worsen symptoms of anxiety, many of them are highly addictive too, meaning that if one would want to stop taking them they would have to experience withdrawal symptoms as well. The inefficiency and danger of these drugs highlight the need for natural remedies for anxiety. Fortunately, there’s another choice: Bay leaves.

Bay leaves are aromatic leaves of the laurel tree that have been used throughout history for traditional, medicinal and culinary purposes. Recent research has shown that inhaling compounds found in bay leaves have soothing effects that are able to reduce symptoms of anxiety.

Bay leaves’ soothing properties come from a naturally occurring compound found in it called linalool.

One study found that rats who inhaled linalool during aromatherapy sessions showed increased social interaction, and decreased aggressive behavior.

Now that you know how effective bay leaves are as a natural remedy, here is a way to naturally relieve anxiety at home using them.

Start by heating up a piece of charcoal and placing it in a small fire-resistant bowl. Then burn five to ten bay leaves and place them in the bowl. Then leave the room for five to ten minutes (make sure the bowl of fire isn’t going to burn your house down) and return to the room after waiting.

The room will be filled with the fragrance of burnt bay leaves and you should start to feel relief from anxiety after spending ten to fifteen minutes in the room.


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