VALERIANA OFICINALIS commonly known as valerian, is a plant whose roots have been used in folk medicine for centuries as a natural sedative and sleep enhancer.
What is valerian medicinal?
VALERIANA OFICINALIS is a perennial herb in the light family. Its roots are rich in biologically active compounds, such as valepotriates, valeric acid and flavonoids. Thanks to these substances, valerian exhibits sedative, anti-anxiety and sleep-inducing effects. It is a valued ingredient in many preparations for relaxation and healthy sleep.
Properties and uses of valerian
Sedative and anti-anxiety effects. Valerian can relieve symptoms of stress and reduce nervous tension, making it often used as a natural sedative. Valerian preparations can be helpful for people suffering from anxiety, neurosis or problems associated with chronic stress.
Supporting healthy sleep. Valerian has a sleep-inducing effect, so it can help you fall asleep and improve the quality of your sleep. The use of valerian preparations for sleep is especially recommended for people with sleep problems, insomnia or frequent awakenings during the night.
Antispasmodic effects. Valerian can also have a relaxant effect on smooth muscles. This makes it suitable for use as an adjunct in the treatment of complaints of excessive muscle tension.
Dosage: 200 to 600 mg