VALERIAN (Valeriana officinalis)
Studies show sedative, anti-convulsive, hypotensive, tranquilizing, neurotropic, and anti-aggressive properties. Used to suppress and regulate autonomic nervous system. Useful in psychosomatic diseases that involve dysregulation of the autonomic nervous system. Used to treat childhood hyperactivity. No side effects. Also used as a sleep aid. Used to lower blood pressure. Improves coordination. Antagonizes hypnotic effects of alcohol. Relieves general symptoms of stress.
Key Uses: nervousness, insomnia, stress and anxiety, pain. Useful for sleep disorders, Mitral Valve Prolapse, Fibromyalgia, and as a pain reliever.