The term Benzo refers to a group of psychoactive drugs and is an abbreviation of Benzodiazepines. Some examples of drugs in this category are.
Benzodiazepines are mostly used to treat short term anxiety disorders and panic attacks.
They have a sedative effect on the user and work by calming them down. These drugs have an enhancing effect on the brain’s neuro transmitter known as Gamma Amino Butyric Acid (or GABA in short). Benzodiazepines play a major role in relieving symptoms related to a state of anxiety.