Depression and the bad mood is very frequent in people’s lives.On which way the individual copes with the stress makes a big difference in the long term health.
The anti-anxiety medications and the antidepressants are beneficial for a short term period. Unfortunately, these pills can provoke a lot of health issues such as insomnia, gaining weight, nausea, lowered sexual desire, jitteriness, etc.
That is why more and more people are trying natural remedies to cure these conditions. They use different teas, meditations and yoga.
A new study conducted at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and Johns Hopkins University has shown that Frankincense – incense that has some abilities to heal the mind.
The frankincense is a dried resin of the trees Bosweillia. It has origin from near the Red Sea, in the Northeastern part of Africa.
For many years, the medicinal use of this incense has been in the treatment of chronic inflammatory disease, protection of the liver and the kidneys. It also relieves the pain. Moreover, it has chemo preventive and anti-cancer features which help in the reversion of breast cancer brain metastasis.
Furthermore, Frankincense is capable of activating the ion channel in the brain in order to help you with depression or anxiety.
It has chemical compounds known as incensole acetate which is affecting the protein in your brain called TRPV3. The protein is affecting the ability of your body in perceiving warmth on your skin. Actually, this is explaining the ability to relax your mind and to balance emotion.
The anti-inflammatory features of Frankincense are helping you counter the inflammations which are caused by chronic stresses and they are connected to depression and many other conditions connected to the mood.
How do you need to use Frankincense in order to improve the mood?
You probably know that some aromas help you in the improvement of your mood. The reason for that is that the smells are stimulating the olfactory bulb that is running from the nose and it goes in the brain.
This bulb is directly linked to the hippocampus and the amygdale – these are the centers that are in control with the memories and the emotions. The sense of smell is the sense which is directly connected to the systems.
So, the best method to use the frankincense is to put a little in the diffuser.
However, be careful if you are using some psychoactive medications or some other strong medications, you should consult your doctor before you use Frankincense.
Actually, the resin helps you relieve the chest cough, nausea, fever and hypertension. Another use is to put some of the oil on the porch and the bugs and mosquitoes will keep away.
A lot of other researches are being conducted to confirm how this substance is functioning and the aim is to discover what other uses it can have in the contemporary medicine.
All in all, since depression is one of the main reasons for disability of individuals aged 15 to 44 years in the USA, we need Frankincense.
The Frankincense is a good alternative to strong prescription medications for the large number of Americans who suffer from anxiety, chronic stress and depression.