Depressed mood, low self esteem, excessive tearfulness, disturbed sleep patterns (insomnia or hypersomnia), disturbed appetite (either loss of appetite or binge eating), loss of libido, fatigue and loss of interest and motivation, irritability and anger, anxiety and panic attacks, obsessive thoughts and other symptoms of ocd, are psychiatric drugs the only alternative for , depression and anxiety? Fortunately not! Depression is not a new disorder - people have been suffering from the symptoms of depression for thousands of years! This means that practitioners of traditional healing and natural medicine have a wealth of knowledge and a long history of treatment from which to draw. Michele carelse, our clinical psychologist, has had many years of experience treating people with depression. Together with experts in the field of natural medicine, she has developed mindsoothe - a combination of st johns wort and passiflora - two highly effective herbs in therapeutic medicinal dosage. Mindsoothe contains two potent remedies in one treatment and offers immediate as well as long term relief to people suffering from depression, anxiety, insomnia, panic attacks, ocd and even those with eating disorders. What is mindsoothe depression formula? Mindsoothe is a remedy containing two natural remedies in one and is therefore excellent value for money! 1. Hypericum perforatum (st. Johns wort) has been scientifically shown to relieve the symptoms of depression if used regularly over a period of 3 - 5 weeks. St johns wort is often called natures prozac and is widely used as the anti-depressant of choice in many countries like germany and in other parts of europe. There have been many clinical studies which show the effectiveness of st. Johns wort in the treatment of depression. A review published in the british medical journal quotes up to twenty-three clinical trials which demonstrate that st. Johns wort works as well as many prescription anti-depressants, without the major side effects. Millions of people around the world have been helped by treatment with st. Johns wort. Many clients say that it feels like the black cloud has been lifted from their heads and that they have more zest for life! 2. The st. Johns wort in mindsoothe is combined with passiflora - a calming herb that reduces anxiety and soothes frayed nerves. According to dr. Earl mindell (the new herb bible), passiflora is one of natures best tranquilizers. It works quickly and effectively and is an excellent addition to any treatment for anxiety and depression. Mindsoothe has been specially formulated by a practicing clinical psychologist and has been safely and effectively prescribed to real people with real problems for years! Mindsoothe contains: hypericum perforatum: - called st. Johns wort in europe. It has been used for centuries to treat depression, anxiety and sleep disorders and is traditionally used as a restoring tonic for the nervous system and to lift the spirits. More recently, there have been a number of clinical studies that have demonstrated that standardized extracts of hypericum are more effective than a placebo in the treatment of depression. Active ingredients include glycosides, flavonoids, volatile oils, tannins and resins. The active ingredients in hypericum are thought to boost serotonin levels, which are usually lacking in depressed people. In some countries like germany, the sale of st. Johns wort has outstripped many of the major prescription anti-depressants. Passiflora incarnata: - also called passion flower - is used as a sedative and for insomnia and can relieve anxiety and nervousness. Active ingredients include flavonoids, cyanogenic glycosides, alkaloids and saparin. Combined with hypericum, it helps to calm and soothe, and is also thought to reduce high blood pressure and nervous tremors. Can i take any remedy with st. Johns wort or, passiflora? It is very important that herbal remedies are correctly prepared and that they are pharmaceutically manufactured according to acknowledged therapeutic dosage. Because there is no standardization in herbal medicine, it is unfortunately true that many herbal preparations are substandard or do not contain therapeutic dosages. Mindsoothe has been prepared according to the highest pharmaceutical standards, personally supervised by a clinical psychologist, who has been able to observe the results on real people in her private practice. All ingredients are in accordance with correct therapeutic dosage and the combinations of herbs chosen ensure maximum effectiveness with minimum side effects.This means that you can be sure that you are getting the remedy that you need. How do i use mindsoothe? Adults: take two capsules in the morning and two at night. Not combined with any other anti-depressant medication and is not recommended during pregnancy or breastfeeding or for people with uncontrolled high blood pressure. In these cases triple complex mood tonic will help to alleviate depression and lift your mood and may be used as an alternative. How long until i see results? Mindsoothe combines two remedies in one: passiflora calms and soothes anxiety, stress and irritability and an effect should be begin to be noted in the first day of use. St. Johns wort relieves the symptoms of depression and takes from 3 - 5 weeks to improve sleep and appetite disturbance, lift your mood, reduce tearfulness, improve your concentration and memory. This improvement will increase every month over six months. It is recommended that mindsoothe be taken for a minimum of 6 months in order to prevent a relapse of symptoms. Some people who have chronically low serotonin levels (e.G. ocd, chronic depression, anxiety disorders) find that mindsoothe is so helpful that they continue to use it indefinitely. Mindsoothe must be taken consistently for maximum effectiveness. What else i can do to help myself? There are many things you can do to alleviate the symptoms of depression naturally. These include: 1. Talk about your problems and find ways to change your circumstances. Consider therapy with a licensed counselor to help you to make the changes that you need. 2. Regular exercise (at least three times a week) 3. Healthy diet (sufficient vitamin b6 and b12, magnesium, iron, zinc and omega 3 and 6 fatty acids) 4. Eating certain foods will also help to raise serotonin levels. Good examples are oats, turkey, milk, pasta and other carbohydrate-rich foods. 5. Look after yourself and learn to say no. 6. Regular detox periods are very helpful to clear the system of pollutants and certain metals that are absorbed from the atmosphere and may contribute to the symptoms of depression.