im orange lemon and grapefruit citrus fruit
im orange lemon and grapefruit citrus fruit

Is Citrus The Secret To Stress Relief?

For centuries, societies have turned to holistic approaches in dealing with stress, and today is no different. Technologies have emerged that give us access to a multitude of stress-reducing apps, treatments, and products at our fingertips, but for some people, tried-and-true methods still reign supreme.

One of those trustworthy, yet under-the-radar methods, is the use of yuzu for reducing and relieving stress. This vitamin-rich citrus fruit, which is similar to a tangerine, possesses high levels of antioxidants and is also anticarcinogenic and anti-inflammatory. But when it comes to creating a relaxed state, the yellow oil that’s extracted from the fruit has an appealing aroma that is commonly used in aromatherapy. Studies support the soothing effects of the citrus fruit, too.

A Japanese study analyzed the effects of subjects who sniffed the fruit for 10 minutes and immediately saw an improvement in overall mood and a decrease in anxiety, anger, depression, fatigue, and confusion.

If sniffing a sometimes hard-to-source Japanese fruit isn’t your thing, you can always try Hush & Hush's MindYourMind, a melatonin-free nighttime supplement that relies on proven botanicals to calm your mind, body, and soul.

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