I have heard of so called remedies called "herbal Xanax", something like SleepWell which claims to be like Xanax. Other things like Kava Kava and Valerian root I have also heard of, but not as benzo. like medicines, mostly for sleep, and I hear Valerian can have effects on the liver. I am just wondering b/c I take Xanax as needed for Panic Disorder but I really don't want to have to be on it any longer than needed. I don't abuse it and would rather have a longer acting benzo. instead, but Klonopin was shot down when I asked for that. Anyway I was just wondering. I don't think there is, but if there is please let me know. I am curious. I need something that will help with panic attacks and sleep. I don't get panic attacks all the time, and yes Xanax works great, but again, I don't want to be on these longer than I have to. Been on and off of them for years. I get off when I feel like I have been on them too long so I don't get addicted but then 4 or 5 months later panic attacks sometimes get worse (this also depends on my current stressors in my life) and I end up back on it. Valium worked great, but different doctors have different opinions on which benzo. is the best. Some think short acting ones like Xanax while others choose Valium or Klonopin. Any alternatives? Thanks