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Ayurvedic medicine for anxiety and insomnia 

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Ayurvedic treatments were helpful in improving the subjective quality of sleep and preserve sleep organization.


Publisher Summary Mindfulness-based therapy for insomnia (MBTI) may be particularly useful in treating the distress and emotional reactivity associated with chronic insomnia.

Mindfulness-Based Therapy for Insomnia
15 Aug 2016  19 citations

Ayurvedic and homeopathic therapies have the potential to improve symptoms of depression, although larger controlled trials are needed.


In conclusion, treatment with a herbal extract of radix valerianae demonstrated positive effects on sleep structure and sleep perception of insomnia patients, and can therefore be recommended for the treatment of patients with mild psychophysiological insomnia.


This review suggests that medicinal plants are efficacious for insomnia; further laboratory and clinical studies are required.


We conclude that yoga is an effective treatment option for the patients with insomnia.


Ayurvedic medicine offers a unique perspective on the biomedical diagnosis of cancer that emphasizes restoring wholeness, uses natural remedies, includes a focus on emotional health, and emphasizes prevention strategies.


Mindfulness meditation appears to be a viable treatment option for adults with chronic insomnia and could provide an alternative to traditional treatments for insomnia.