Category Archives: Depression

Milk Thistle Protects The Brain From Oxidative Stress

Milk thistle (Silymarin marianum) is a plant that is best known for its liver protective effects. These effects arise because the milk thistle plant is high in antioxidants that belong to the flavonolignan group. Collectively these phytochemicals are called silymarin. … Continue reading

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Silymarin as an Anti-Stress Agent

Silymarin is a group of phytochemicals present in the milk thistle (Silybum marianum) plant. Studies have investigated the effects of silymarin extracts in animal studies and found them to have mood elevating effects. For example, in one study administration of … Continue reading

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Silybin: Neuroprotective Agent

Silybin is a component of silymarin, a group of flavonolignans found in the milk thistle plant (Silymarin marianum). Evidence suggests that silybin (sometimes also called silibinin) and the other flavonolignans are potent antioxidants in humans and animals. The ability of … Continue reading

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Silybin as an Anxiolytic Compound

Milk thistle (Silybum marianum) is a herb that is used in traditional medicine for its therapeutic effects. Milk thistle contains a number of flavonolignans that are collectively called silymarin. Silimarin is composed of silibinin (also called silybin), isosilibinin, silicristin, silidianin, … Continue reading

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Gamma-Oryzonol for Mood

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Co-Q10 For Mood

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Sphaeranthus Indicus (Globe Thistle): Anxiolytic Herb

Sphaeranthus Indicus (Globe Thistle) is a medicinal plant with some central nervous system effects. Some of these effects may make it a useful treatment for mood disorders, particularly anxiety. For example, extracts of the flowers from globe thistle have been … Continue reading

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Globe Thistle (Sphaeranthus indicus) as an Anxiolytic

Globe Thistle (Sphaeranthus indicus) is a flowering plant belonging to the Asteraceae family of plants. The plant grows to about 20 cm in height and can be found growing in parts of India, Australia and Sri Lanka. The globe thistle … Continue reading

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Chlorophytum borivilianum: Mechanisms of Action

Chlorophytum borivilianum is a plant that belongs to the lily family. The plant grows to a height of about 1.5 meters in tropical and subtropical parts of India. Chlorophytum borivilianum is used in a number of Ayurvedic formulas where it … Continue reading

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Lavender: Anti-Stress and Anxiolytic

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