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Relaxation

Relaxation refers to a self-reported peace of mind and calmness, and may be influenced by light sedative or relaxing compounds. Relaxing compounds are said to be anti-stress.

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Grade Level of Evidence
Robust research conducted with repeated double-blind clinical trials
Multiple studies where at least two are double-blind and placebo controlled
Single double-blind study or multiple cohort studies
Uncontrolled or observational studies only
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grade-b Notable Very High See all 4 studies
A notable increase in relaxation (usually without sedation) appears to occur, as assessed by neural measurements (such as alpha-waves) or self-report surveys. Occurs within 30 minutes to an hour
grade-c Notable - See study
The dose and time which confer psychoactive effects are associated with reported of relaxation to a larger degree than control.
grade-c Minor Very High See all 3 studies
An increase in the magnitude of self-reported 'relaxation' is noted with lavender aromatherapy more than placebo

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