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What is the most potent sedative herbal therapy?
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Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry
6 doctors agree
In brief: Herbals
Kava and valerian are 2 that come to mind, because people use them to help with sleep.
Often additional botanicals such as hops, passion flower, and lemon balm are used in combination as well. You should be aware that there have been some rare, but severe, cases of liver damage with kava.

In brief: Herbals
Kava and valerian are 2 that come to mind, because people use them to help with sleep.
Often additional botanicals such as hops, passion flower, and lemon balm are used in combination as well. You should be aware that there have been some rare, but severe, cases of liver damage with kava.
Dr. Pamela Pappas
Dr. Pamela Pappas
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Dr. David Hoffman
Clinical Psychology
In brief: Alt Med for anxiety
Agree with previous.
Recent research and some experienced thought leaders in alt. medicine also encourage GABA, L-Theanine, and Rhodiola. First two not herbs specifically, but naturally derived supplements you can use. L-Theanine is in green tea and has a good safety record. Recommend Moyad, Supplement Handbook. All the best on your quest for health.

In brief: Alt Med for anxiety
Agree with previous.
Recent research and some experienced thought leaders in alt. medicine also encourage GABA, L-Theanine, and Rhodiola. First two not herbs specifically, but naturally derived supplements you can use. L-Theanine is in green tea and has a good safety record. Recommend Moyad, Supplement Handbook. All the best on your quest for health.
Dr. David Hoffman
Dr. David Hoffman
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Dr. David Hoffman
Important: Always better to take supplements with oversight from your physician. Can be hard, since many do not have a lot of knowledge about it. Search for naturopath or alternative medicine healthcare professional near you.
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