After the drug was patented in 1962, doctors in the UK began prescribing it to patients who had trouble sleeping; it started being widely used in the US in the '70s.
The gentle, noninvasive approach of prenatal massage can ease discomfort associated with pregnancy, help the mother-to-be prepare for labor and give her nurturing emotional support.
The benefits of prenatal massage include a wide range of physiological, emotional and psychological benefits.
It also provides a concise summary of the scientific evidence available to support the traditional uses of this tea..
The chief traditional use of the herbal remedy prepared from chamomile is as a gentle sleep aid.
It is important to prepare chamomile rightly to ensure that the active ingredients are present in the herbal extract.
Quaaludes' effects — which can include sleepiness and a sense of euphoria — are strikingly similar to those of modern date-rape drugs, including alcohol.
The drugs, which soared in popularity in the '70s, were taken off the market in the US in 1983 because they were linked with a high risk of abuse.Chamomile is also used in the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome and stomach troubles.Besides its sedative effect, the herb also has anxiolytic, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antibacterial, anti-mite and laxative properties.About the Author Ariana Vincent is a Nationally Certified Massage Therapist and Instructor who offers a wide variety of NCBTMB-approved continuing education courses, including Prenatal Massage.Contact Ariana at (512) 921-9319, via e-mail at [email protected] visit While the drug was ineffective against the disease, it appeared to work as a sedative.