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Old 07-26-2012, 12:13 PM
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Cool Kava Kava plus Passionflowe plus GABA

Hello, I'm sure I'll be scolded for this but I've recently started buying various herbs for anxiety. The most effective thing that has worked has been mixing Kava Kava and Passionflower together. I mixed in GABA as well but that doesn't really do anything for me.

The Kava Kava/Passionflower mix is pretty much an anxiety cure for me at this point so I'm hoping it's not too dangerous. What do you all think?
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Old 07-26-2012, 12:38 PM
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I've used Passionflower successfully for insomnia where the mind is racing at bedtime.

Kava Kava didn't seem to do much for me, but it did a bit of something for my daughter.

I don't have anxiety problems per se, but my daughter does. She uses Bach Aspen flower remedy along with Nutri-West EEP (which is sort of like Bach Rescue Remedy, but seems to work better for both of us).

I've used the Ayurvedic herb Serpina in the past, but I have to order it from the UK or India. It also can be useful for anxiety, and is used by a few of the corn allergic for mild hypertension (since the alternative is getting your BP meds mixed up specially at a compounding Rx and that's pricey).

My best friend uses Serpina in conjunction with 5-HTP for depression and anxiety. When she drops out the Serpina, well, it's NOT a good thing...so obviously it is working for her.
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thanks! got any good links for the Serpina?
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Old 07-27-2012, 01:25 PM
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This is the source I usually use:

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And beware -- lately there have been a couple of bogus Canadian pharmacy sites that came up on a more general search. I stick with this supplier as they're reliable.
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