Features and benefits
- Oriental Botanicals Anxiolift includes a clinically tested extract of holy basil called OciBest® that’s been shown to help relieve stress-related symptoms such as mild anxiety, tiredness, irritability, sleep and forgetfulness1
- Plus the herb ashwagandha (or withania), which is traditionally used in Ayurvedic medicine to help the body adapt to stress and relieve symptoms of stress including worry and nervous tension
- Also includes polygala, which is traditionally used in Chinese medicine to reduce symptoms of stress and calm the mind and spirit
How it works
OciBest®: helps relieve stress symptoms
Oriental Botanicals Anxiolift features OciBest®, a standardised extract of a herb called holy basil, which is also sometimes referred to by the names sacred basil or tulsi.
In a clinical study including people who were experience stress-related symptoms, taking OciBest® at a dose of 1200mg daily for six weeks was demonstrated to decrease symptoms of stress 1.6 times more effectively than the placebo.*
Stress-related symptoms such as mild anxiety, forgetfulness, poor sleep and fatigue were some of the symptoms that were relieved in this study.*
Change in stress symptom scores over six weeks comparing Ocibest® to placebo
Withania: traditionally used in Ayurvedic medicine to relieve symptoms of stress
Withania is a herb traditionally used in Ayurvedic medicine as a tonic (or rasayana), as well as to promote increased vitality, relieve stress-associated symptoms including worry and nervous tension, and increase stress resistance.
Polygala: traditionally used to calm the mind and spirit in Chinese medicine
Polygala is a herb often taken in traditional Chinese medicine for the relief of stress symptoms, and to pacify the mind and spirit.
Other herbs found in Oriental Botanicals Anxiolift include magnolia bark, which is traditionally used in Chinese medicine when indigestion symptoms are associated with stress, plus citrus peel (also known as chen pi) and poria mushroom.
*Saxena RC, et al. Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2012; 894509:1-7
Always read the label. Follow the directions for use. If symptoms persist, worsen or change unexpectedly, talk to your health professional.