Turns out there's more than one herb people use to relieve stress.
Herbalist & Alchemist, an "herbal therapeutics" company based in Washington, N.J., just won a national honor for "best stress relief" for its product David Winston's Serenity Compound from Delicious Living's sixth annual Supplement Awards.
The Serenity Compound was evaluated against more than 250 other natural supplements from across the country, and was picked as first in its category. Delicious Living, a health lifestyle magazine, is carried in more than 1,300 natural products stores reaches more than a million readers monthly.
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The stress-relieving formula combines chamomile flowers, eleuthero root, linden flower, oat milky seed, and skullcap flowering tops to ease anxiety. Delicious Living said that with three to four dropperfuls a day, Serenity Compound manages to relieve stress without causing depression or drowsiness.David Winston's Serenity Compound was named the best herb formula for stress relief. Courtesy photo
Herbalist & Alchemist sells two-ounce bottles of the formula for $24.15 on its website. It notes that the FDA has not evaluated the product to verify its effects.
Delicious Living named the winners for its awards after judging the entrants on transparency, ingredients, and scientific support for their efficacy. Nominees were submitted by industry experts and the magazine's readers. One winner was chosen for each of the 24 categories, which also include "best pet supplement," "best brain health," "best kids supplement," "best bitters" and more. The Boulder, Colo., magazine said it hopes the awards help customers choose the best and safest products when navigating the growing market of supplements.
Herbalist & Alchemist was founded 35 years ago by David Winston, who formulates the company's products.
In a statement, Herbalist & Alchemist CEO Beth Lambert said the company was honored that Winston's work was being recognized.
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