Category Archives: Mood

Convolvulus Plants: Contain Mood Elevating Flavonoids

Convolvulus are a large group of plants that have been shown to have medicinal properties. In particular, Convolvulus plants may have mood elevating properties. It is not clear how these plants are able to elevate mood, but evidence suggests that … Continue reading

Posted in Anxiety, Convolvulus pluricaulis, Depression, Flavonoids, Mood | Comments Off on Convolvulus Plants: Contain Mood Elevating Flavonoids

Salvia verticillata for Mood

Posted in Anxiety, Depression, Mood, Salvia Plants (Sage) | Comments Off on Salvia verticillata for Mood

Salvia reuterana: Anxiolytic Herb

The Salvia are a large group of over 900 plant species that grow throughout the world in temperate regions. These plants are more commonly referred to as sage. Salvia reuterana is a sage plant that grows in mountainous regions of … Continue reading

Posted in Anxiety, Depression, Mood, Sage (Salvia officinalis), Salvia Plants (Sage) | Comments Off on Salvia reuterana: Anxiolytic Herb

Convolvulus Pluricaulis as a Nootropic

Convolvulus pluricaulis is a plant used in the Ayurvedic traditional medicine system of India. It is used as a general tonic. Evidence also suggests that Convolvulus pluricaulis has adaptogenic and anti-stress properties, and these may explain its ability to favourably … Continue reading

Posted in Anxiety, Convolvulus pluricaulis, Depression, Mood | Comments Off on Convolvulus Pluricaulis as a Nootropic

L-Theanine, Melissa officinalis, Magnolia officinalis

Posted in Anxiety, Depression, L-theanine, Lemon balm (Melissa officinalis), Magnolia, Mood | Comments Off on L-Theanine, Melissa officinalis, Magnolia officinalis

Cocoa as a Mood Enhancer

Posted in Anxiety, Cocoa (Theobroma cacao), Depression, Flavonoids, Mood, Proanthocyanidins | Comments Off on Cocoa as a Mood Enhancer

Moringa oleifera: Anti-Anxiety Herb?

Moringa oleifera is a flowering plant that belongs to the Moringaceae family. Common names for the plant include the drumstick tree, moringa, the horseradish tree or Shevga. The plant is fast growing and drought resistant and is native to India. … Continue reading

Posted in Anxiety, Depression, Mood, Moringa oleifera (drumstick tree) | Comments Off on Moringa oleifera: Anti-Anxiety Herb?

Gut Health and Mood

Posted in Anxiety, Depression, Gut Health, Mood, Stress | Comments Off on Gut Health and Mood

Polyphenols as Neuroprotective Agents

Neurodegeneration is can cause damage to the function of the brain. Neurodegeneration is usually associated with diseases such as Alzherimer’s and Parkinson’s disease. However, neurodegeneration can also occur as a result of chronic stress, and in such cases it is … Continue reading

Posted in Anxiety, Depression, Mood, Polyphenols | Comments Off on Polyphenols as Neuroprotective Agents

Dehydration and Mood

Dehydration is known to cause detrimental performance in humans and animals. In particular, mild dehydration can lead to significant declines in mental and physical ability. As dehydration increases, both physical and mental faculties gradually deteriorate until death. Dehydration does not … Continue reading

Posted in Anxiety, Depression, Mood, Water | Comments Off on Dehydration and Mood