"Relaxen( skullcap and hops)": reviews, user manual
The pharmacy network sells a lot of OTC drugs on a plant basis, which have a soothing, relaxing effect. One of them - "Relaxen( skullcap and hops)."Instructions, reviews about it will be discussed below.
Eat and calm down
Biologically active food supplements occupy a significant place in many home medicine kits, because they will supplement the diet with all important components that people are not getting enough. They have different properties, mainly contain components of natural origin. According to many, such funds are safe enough that they can be purchased in a pharmacy without a prescription and consultation with a doctor. But this is not so, the use of any artificial food additive should be justified. Vastly represented in the pharmacy network of dietary supplements for the normalization of the nervous system, so-called sedatives. One of them - "Relaxen( skullcap and hops)."The use of this tool is possible on the recommendation of a specialist, although you can purchase it on your own.
What is the composition of the drug?
A biologically active food additive called Relaxen( Scutellaria and Hops), which can be found partly contradictory, can be purchased in virtually any pharmacy chain that offers potential customers such products. This product is a two-component on vegetable raw materials, it contains two substances- an extract of a Baikal skullcap and an extract of ordinary hops. This and other raw materials are used in dry form. In one unit of the drug, 100 mg of an extract of a skullcap and 50 mg of a hops extract work.
The sedative, herbal preparation "Relaxen( skullcap and hops)" receives reviews both positive and neutral, those who took it to relieve the emotional stress and normalize the process of falling asleep, note that the BAA is convenient to use, because heis issued in the form of capsules. This is convenient, since it is not necessary to count the drops as if the agent was liquid
Active components in the dietary supplement "Relaksen" - a skullcap Baikal and hop. The skullcap is a fairly rare plant, as the area of its growth is the eastern Siberian regions of Russia and such countries as Mongolia and Korea. It is not included in the traditional pharmacopoeia( that is, it is not officially recognized as a medicinal plant), but it is actively used in folk medicine and homeopathic preparations. It is noteworthy that in Chinese medicine this wild honey is one of the 50 most important medicinal plants. If you listen to informal research, the scientists found in the roots, leaves and flowers of the Baikal skullcap the following active components:
- the vergone;
- tanning agents;
All these substances make the plant in demand as a medicine for the normalization of the nervous system.
According to some reports, flavonoids baikalin and wagon have anticancer activity and help in the treatment of liver cancer.
Also, preparations based on this plant are used as antioxidant and antiviral agents. When choosing a biologically active dietary supplement "Relaksen" to use, it should be remembered that an excess of a sculpin in the body can have a toxic effect.
Common hops are a common plant that has long been used for medicinal purposes. Its fertilization is included in the traditional pharmacopoeia as a medicinal raw material with useful properties. They contain the following components of therapeutic value:
- ascorbic acid;
- valeric acid;
- glycoside Lupulin;
- bitter substances;
- tanning agents;
- nicotinic acid;
- hop resins, which contain myrcene and myrcenol, linalool, geraniol, farnesene, caryophyllene, luparol, luparenol, esters of formic, acetic, butyric and other acids;
- essential oil;
- is p-aminobenzoic.
It is thanks to these substances common hop has been used for many centuries in folk medicine, its useful properties have been confirmed by scientific tests and research.
When should I take the drug?
The preparation on a plant basis is "Relaxen( skullcap and hops)".Indications for its use are specified by the manufacturer in the instructions accompanying each package. They are rather vague, since it is best if this tool is recommended by a specialist. He is advised:
- adults in the period of psychoemotional loads;
- students at the time of taking the sessions, entrance or final exams;
- retirees to reduce the number and magnitude of hypertonic surges, as well as to improve sleep and the process of falling asleep.
Also the manufacturer recommends BAA "Relaxen( skullcap and hops)", reviews of which are mostly grateful, take for general calm and relaxation at the end of the day.
Use of the drug during pregnancy
For many women waiting for the baby to be born, the pregnancy period is associated with increased anxiety. In these cases, future mothers try to take sedatives on a plant basis. Such, for example, as dietary supplements "Relaxen( skullcap and hops)."Reviews about it leave and pregnant women, although the manufacturer does not recommend taking it just in this period of a woman's life. The same restriction applies to the period of breastfeeding. This is due to the fact that the skullcap has some toxic properties, hops serve as a traditional raw material for obtaining alcoholic beverages. In addition, this drug has not undergone clinical trials related to motherhood and childhood, and therefore should not take it during pregnancy and lactation. What means to appoint for normalization of a nervous condition, the attending physician will decide only taking into account anamnesis and a status of the person.
Contraindications to the use of the drug
For the biologically active food additive "Relaxen( skullcap and hops)" the instruction for use does not stipulate clear contraindications other than pregnancy, the period of breastfeeding. It is not recommended to give this drug to children under the age of 18 years. In other respects, the rationality of using this particular dietary supplement should be determined by a specialist who takes into account the indications for the use of this particular drug, the condition and concomitant diseases of the patient, the possibility of the occurrence of side effects and undesirable effects of the agent for calming and normalizing the increased nervous excitability and irritability.
Way of application and dose of the drug
For the drug normalizing the general state of the nervous system, Relaxen( sculp and hops), the instruction recommends the following method of treatment: take the BAA once a day for 1 capsule, preferably at night. But if there is a need to bring the nervous system in order during the day, then "Relaxen" can be taken in the daytime. This method of application is noted as a very convenient and practical absolute majority of those who thank the BAA for the assistance provided.
The drug is not recommended to take more than 1 capsule per day. Although there are no officially confirmed data on overdose, some of the patients taking "Relaxen( skullcap and hops)" note that an increase in the number of capsules does not increase the effect, fatigue and a headache may appear.
Where to buy and how to store?
Supplements "Relaxen( skullcap and hops)" reviews are twofold. Someone is pleased with the use of the drug, which allowed to bring the nervous system into a normal state, and someone says that the remedy did not have the desired effect. And in that, and in another case, people say that the drug is quite cheap, because its price for a package of 30 capsules is from 140 to 250 rubles, depending on the pharmacy network. The drug is dispensed without a doctor's prescription, at the request of the buyer. Store the capsules at room temperature, and after disposal, dispose of as household waste.
What do specialists say?
The effectiveness of dietary supplements for food is disputed by both patients and specialists. The same applies to the dietary supplements "Relaxen( skullcap and hops)."The doctors' comments about it are quite contradictory. Official data on one of the active components - the skullcap Baikal - is simply not there, all the studies were conducted by non-certified organizations or based on the centuries-old use of this plant in traditional medicine of China. But ordinary hops have the official status of a medicinal plant. Therefore, his wide range of effects on the human body, including the nervous system, does not cause doubts. That is why doctors, if they recommend this drug, then with some reservations - whether it will suit the patient, whether it will help normalize irritability, relieve nervous tension, reduce manifestations of headaches or hypertensive jumps. Most experts advise BAL "Relaxen" as a supplement to the main medicines.
From the patients of the dietary supplements "Relaxen( skullcap and hops)" the reviews are also received very different. Someone considers him to be almost a panacea for stress and nervous overexertion, and someone says about money thrown away in the wind, as the remedy turned out to be completely ineffective. Those who praise the dietary supplements "Relaxen", note that it shows its maximum effectiveness, if it is taken not one-time, but by the course, it is best a month, or even two. Then, note some of the grateful patients, the tool works as efficiently as possible, stresses and nervous situations leave no traces, sleep does not stray, aggression to others and irritability does not appear.