Medicinal plants for the treatment of “nervios”, anxiety, and depression in Mexican Traditional Medicine

@inproceedings{Gutirrez2014MedicinalPF,
  title={Medicinal plants for the treatment of “nervios”, anxiety, and depression in Mexican Traditional Medicine},
  author={Silvia Laura Guzm{\'a}n Guti{\'e}rrez and Ricardo Reyes Chilpa and Herlinda Bonilla Jaime},
  year={2014}
}
The term “nervios” is referred as a folk illness recognized by Mexican Traditional Medicine, and also widely reported across many countries in Latin America. “Nervios” are characterized by a “state of bodily and mental unrest”, which decreases the ability to achieve daily goals. The causes are varied; in fact, any situation that alters the emotional state or mood is interpreted as a possible triggering agent. Depression and anxiety are psychiatric disorders, which share symptoms, or can be… CONTINUE READING
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