Valeriana Officialis

Code: MF474
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Valeriana Officialis

Valerian is a vivacius plant with roots that staying alive when you dry the stems and leaves. Although is not used as food is included to the natural aromatics of food. In France valerian called "catherb" from the habit of cats to eat valerian leaves when they have stomach disorders.

Beneficial properties: From the most potent herbs. The main uses are for soothing (anxiolytic) and hypnotic purposes and also used as an antispasmodic (reduces muscle spasms) and as a general purpose light sedative. Valerian is used as a sedative, even during the day in case of overload. Recommended for excitability, nervous tension, the hysterical situations, neurological sleep disorder, insomnia, migraine headaches, menopause, menstrual pain (dysmenorrhea), intestinal colic and colitis, has also hypotensive properties (reduces high blood pressure) and traditionally used to treat nerve problems.

Use: As a mild sedative, valerian should be taken 30-45 minutes before bedtime. In the form of decoction dry root in doses 1-2 grams per cup, watching excessive heat because it is very volatile. With the infusion of the bathrooms are also in the seizure of newborn infants. Avoid large doses for a long time.

Precautions - Contraindications: Large doses of valerian cause unwell. Usage must be for one week only, with a break of two to three weeks. Valerian is not recommended in children and should not be taken in cases treated with sedatives or other prescription medications that affect the central nervous system. It also should not be taken in situations that require alertness.

The above infromation is not medical advice nor substitute advice of another health care professional. They are provided for information only. Do not stop any other medical care recommendations without consulting your doctor.

Net weight: 70 gr.