Valerian – Valeriana officinalis

Valerian – Valeriana officinalis

Family: Valerianaceae

Height: 90-120cm

Valerian is a safe, non addictive, relaxant that reduces nervous tension and promotes restful sleep.

Valerian’s effect is calming rather than sedative. Its relaxant properties are particularly useful for easing over-contracted shoulder and neck muscles, in asthma, colic and muscle spasm

Constituents: volatile oils, iridoids, alkaloids.

Actions: Sedative, relaxant, relieves anxiety, anti spasmodic, lowers blood pressure.