Hi Pacific Coast Lady - Good luck on weaning off the clonazepam. I don't know if I'm allowed to name the brand here, but if you google "organic edible chia seed oil artisan cold pressed" the brand I'm using will come right up! I've found that the chia seeds also help my anxiety, but I need to take a lot more than just a teaspoon a day - I take 2 teaspoons 3X a day or even 1 tablespoon 3X a day. Someone at the company I bought the chia oil from told me that 1 tablespoon of the oil = 3 tablespoons of the seeds. The seeds also do help with my anxiety/hyperthyroid symptoms, but I do think the oil is even more powerful. You could take both if you need to. When I take 1 teaspoon of the oil 3X a day, I don't feel the need to also take the seeds, I already feel almost too calm doing that. Good luck! Please post back and let us know if it works for you!
I recently discovered chia oil. Like others who have posted here, flaxseed oil helped my anxiety - but both the seeds and the oil caused me to have sinus congestion. I thought maybe all kinds of Omega 3s would have a calming effect on me - but I was wrong - cod liver oil made me anxious and fish oil didn't help at all. I take chia seeds every day with only positive benefits and randomly came across an edible form of chia oil and thought I'd try it. The very first teaspoon I took had an instant calming effect that felt much stronger than flaxseed oil. I went from super anxious to extremely calm in literally just a few minutes. I am now taking 2-3 teaspoons of chia oil a day (spaced apart, with meals) I can't believe the difference in myself - I feel almost too relaxed to the point where I just want to rest a lot - and this is coming from someone who not only has anxiety. but hyperthyroid. Also, I am able to fall right to sleep at night. I highly suggest trying this oil if you suffer from any of the ailments I've mentioned - it's life-changing!