It was tested on a group of 111 participants who were put in a stressful situation. They were given the remedy and an identical placebo, and it was the remedy that reduced their levels of stress and anxiety.
Although Rescue Remedy has been a popular stress reliever since its introduction in 1930, nobody had tested it in a scientific trial.
The study was carried out by researchers from Miami University's school of nursing.
(Source: Complementary Health Practice Review, 2007; 12: 3-14).
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