Amino acids are the most abundant neurotransmitters in the brain. Amino Acid Therapy is a term used to describe the use of amino acids, along with a B-complex and a high mineral supplement to restore and support neurotransmitters in the brain and body. There are key neurotransmitters that are affected by addiction and need to be restored to their normal state for the recovering person to be free of cravings and anxiety. Read more about this type of treatment here.
Inositol powder may help balance mood and relieve symptoms of anxiety and depression. Some practitioners believe it may also improve sleep. Talk to your doctor before taking inositol powder as it may have negative interactions with other medications.
Important Notice: Talk to your doctor and/or a qualified herbalist before beginning use of supplements or botanicals. Supplements are botanicals in highly concentrated form and can interfere with other medications and have undesired side effects. The botanicals listed above can cause drowsiness and are likely to impair your ability to drive or operate heavy machinery. We do not recommend taking ANY essential oils internally. The supplement and botanical industry is not well regulated at this time. Ask a trusted source for recommended brands and choose organic options when possible.