Silexan, an orally administered Lavandula oil preparation, is effective in the treatment of ‘subsyndromal’ anxiety disorder: a randomized, double-blind, placebo controlled trial

@article{Kasper2010SilexanAO,
  title={Silexan, an orally administered Lavandula oil preparation, is effective in the treatment of ‘subsyndromal’ anxiety disorder: a randomized, double-blind, placebo controlled trial},
  author={S. Kasper and M. Gastpar and W. Müller and H. Volz and H. M{\"o}ller and A. Dienel and S. Schl{\"a}fke},
  journal={International Clinical Psychopharmacology},
  year={2010},
  volume={25},
  pages={277-287}
}
  • S. Kasper, M. Gastpar, +4 authors S. Schläfke
  • Published 2010
  • Medicine
  • International Clinical Psychopharmacology
  • This study was performed to investigate the anxiolytic efficacy of silexan, a new oral lavender oil capsule preparation, in comparison to placebo in primary care. In 27 general and psychiatric practices 221 adults suffering from anxiety disorder not otherwise specified (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental disorders–IV 300.00 or International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems, Tenth revision F41.9) were randomized to 80 mg/day of a defined, orally… CONTINUE READING
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