Valerian is an excellent nerve tonic and as such helps greatly with anxiety, stress, and insomnia and is also used for more serious psychosomatic ailments like hysteria and panic attacks. It is an effective muscle relaxant and antispasmodic, useful for muscle spasms, menstrual cramps, and intestinal colic. Some people find it to be effective for pain relief. Valerian is also used for high blood pressure.
Contents: Valerian (Valeriana officinalis)
Preparation: 1 tsp/cup, steep covered 20 mins, or 1/2 - 1 tsp tincture (more effective).
Other Names: Valeriana officinalis, garden valerian, garden heliotope, all-heal
Grown in: Poland
Organic Status: Australian certified before repackaging
Plant Parts: Root
Packaging: Home compostable, reusable zip lock pouch
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