If you want a natural approach to the challenges of high anxiety and possibly Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) consider my Zen blend, a mellow combination of essential oils supported in potent St John's Wort Essential Oil Salve with antidepressant qualities. "St. John's Wort has been shown to be effective for depressive symptoms caused by low levels of neurotransmitters like serotonin and norepinephrine, which can sometimes occur in patients with depression. Studies have also found St. John's Wort to be effective in combination with light therapy."
SJW is a common herb, widely prescribed in Europe for mild depression and boasts some pretty impressive attributes, including neuro-protective. Learn more important clinical facts about St John's Wort in this recent blog post
. The secret to the grounding attributes of this very Zen Blend is Original Jeddy's Blend
. It's a well loved blend of essential oils that's helped countless kids and adults manage ADHD, stress, anxiety, panic attacks, PTSD and even some symptoms of autism. It's a helpful muscle relaxant and just seems to have the ability to make my muscles sigh in relief when I apply it topically to tense neck and shoulders.
It made sense to me to try the two together, the combination worked wonders for me and the salve base serves as the perfect carrier for a topical application. I prefer the bottoms of the feet in the morning, top of shoulders and back of neck during the day. If you don't know this already, CW Essential Oil Salve Singles
are potent, 1/4 of a teaspoon of salve is all that's needed for almost any application. Think of CW Salve Singles as you would a bottle of essential oil but in semi-solid form with skin protective properties of coconut oil, olive oil, beeswax, rosehip seed oil and non-gmo Kosher vitamin e.
If you're on prescription antidepressants check with your health care provider before using St. John's Wort. St. John's Wort is not recommended for children or women that are pregnant.
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- 2 drops Original Jeddy's Blend or, 1/4 teaspoon Original Jeddy's Salve
- 1/4 teaspoon CW St. John's Wort Salve Single
- Combine and apply topically as needed. Bottoms of feet, tops of shoulders and back of neck recommended.