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Aromatherapy That Could Work Even When Your Nose Is Stuffed Up
Many people swear that dabbing on essential oils help relax them. For times when this isn't practical, CalmAid supplements contain 80 milligrams of lavender oil in a gel-pill form. We wondered how the odorless softgels would work, but clinical studies (sponsored by the manufacturer) showed that taking them daily for 10 weeks helped decrease anxiety better than a placebo and about as well as the anti-anxiety medication lorazepam. Potential side effect: lavender-scented burps.
As a reminder, always consult your doctor for medical advice and treatment before starting any program.