Category Archives: Adulteration of English Lavender (Lavandula angustifolia) Essential Oil

Lavender and Dodder Syrup Appears as Effective as Citalopram for Depression with Anxiety in Adults

Affecting 350 million people globally, major depressive disorder (MDD) is a chronic illness with a lifetime prevalence rate of 17% per individual. Comorbid anxiety can increase its severity. To treat this co-occurrence, selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors or serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors are generally prescribed; however, half of patients using such drugs fail to respond due to adverse effects. The use of

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Adulteration of English Lavender (Lavandula angustifolia) Essential Oil

Citation (JAMA style): Bejar E. Adulteration of English Lavender (Lavandula angustifolia) essential oil. Botanical Adulterants Prevention Bulletin. Austin, TX: ABC-AHP-NCNPR Botanical Adulterants Prevention Program; 2020. The main goal of this bulletin is to provide timely information and/or updates on issues of adulteration and mislabeling of essential oil (EO) of English lavender (Lavandula angustifolia Mill) in particular with lavandin (Lavandula × intermedia Emeric ex Loisel, syn. Lavandula angustifolia Mill. × Lavandula latifolia Medik.),

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